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  • What is your dream Project Ara phone?

    18 April 2014, 4:42 pm by: Bogdan Petrovan

    In this Friday Debate, we talk about Project Ara, Google's crazy modular phone concept that is rapidly turning into a real product. If you had the power to select the modules in your phone, what would you pick?
  • Android Pirate gets busted, agrees to go undercover for the Feds – but is this the right approach?

    18 April 2014, 4:11 pm by: William Neilson Jr.

    Over the last few years, the US Justice Department and US Homeland Security have been seizing various websites through charges of criminal copyright infringement with questionable tactics and disputed legal authority.
  • HTC One M8 gets a new software update on Verizon’s network

    18 April 2014, 3:44 pm by: Andrew Grush

    Verizon is rolling out an update to the HTC One M8 that includes a number of performance updates and bug fixes.
  • Samsung’s no-cost ad-free Milk Music isn’t ad free after all

    18 April 2014, 2:31 pm by: Andrew Grush

    Samsung has announced its Milk Music service will soon feature ads, but will have a premium version that removes them.
  • 5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly

    18 April 2014, 1:29 pm by: Joe Hindy

    In this week's Google Play Weekly, we talk about all the awesome things Google did this week, Age of Empires coming to Android, and more Android apps news!
  • Samsung Gear Fit review

    18 April 2014, 1:06 pm by: Joshua Vergara

    Samsung's foray into the world of fitness bands brings some smartwatch capabilities as well. How does it fare? Here's our review of the Samsung Gear Fit!
  • HTC hires the guy who created the Galaxy brand

    18 April 2014, 11:53 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    Paul Golden has become an adviser to HTC’s Chairwoman Cher Wong. Golden was Samsung US's Chief Marketing Officer/VP of Strategic Marketing between 2008 and early 2012.
  • Motorola reportedly getting ready to launch XT1021 series, could be cheaper than Moto G

    18 April 2014, 11:53 am by: Andrew Grush

    Thanks to a new report and several sightings from the FCC and Anatel, we have learned Motorola may be preparing a new budget series under the models XT1021, XT1022 and XT1025.
  • After massive delays, Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition finally arrives to Android

    18 April 2014, 10:19 am by: Andrew Grush

    After a massive delay, Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition has finally made its way over to Google Play, priced at $9.99.
  • 10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

    18 April 2014, 9:28 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    Samsung reckons there are some features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully listed them all in a post on its Samsung Tomorrow blog. Without further ado, here are Samsung’s top 10 hidden features of the Galaxy S5.
  • Optical zoom could be coming to HTC smartphones next year

    18 April 2014, 7:11 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    “Huge advances” in camera optics are coming to HTC devices within 12-18 months, said the company’s top camera specialist. Smartphones could even rival expensive DSLR cameras in the close future.
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – official game release and Xperia theme pack

    17 April 2014, 10:33 pm by: Jonathan Feist

    Every great superhero movie deserves a matching video game to bring extra life to the story and an extended experience for fans. Gameloft is making this happen today for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, available to download now for $4.99 from the Google Play Store…
  • FarFaria – Indie app of the day

    17 April 2014, 6:56 pm by: Joe Hindy

    Today's indie app of the day is FarFaria. Called "the Netflix of eBooks for kids", it's an eBook platform aimed specifically at children learning to read. If you have kids, you should definitely check this out!
  • Amazon expanding Fire TV voice search to Hulu Plus, Crackle and Showtime

    17 April 2014, 6:44 pm by: Andrew Grush

    Amazon announced today that it is expanding the Fire TV's voice search to Hulu, Crackle and Showtime. Netflix is still noticeably absent from the list.
  • Entry-level Philips W6618 promises 66 day standby time, 33 hours talk time

    17 April 2014, 4:43 pm by: Andrew Grush

    The entry-level Philips W6618 recently arrived to China boasting long battery life thanks to modest specs and a massive 5300 mAh battery.
  • Will the smart, connected automobile be the next big thing in mobile?

    17 April 2014, 4:03 pm by: Andrew Grush

    As Google and Apple both work hard with their partners to prepare their own connected automobile platforms, we wonder, will the smart, connected automobile be the next big thing in mobile? Or is it doomed to be a niche into the foreseeable future?
  • MLB.com At Bat adds Chromecast support, lets you enjoy the game on the big screen

    17 April 2014, 2:33 pm by: Andrew Grush

    MLB.com At Bat has received a new app update today that finally brings Chromecast support to the mix! Of course you'll need a subscription to enjoy access to all the games.
  • Tactus working to bring us physical buttons that rise out of our touchscreen

    17 April 2014, 1:19 pm by: Andrew Grush

    Tactus and Wistron are teaming up to bring Tactus' unique "morphing tactile surface”technology to the market, which basically creates physical buttons out of thin air.
  • Apple is trying to patent a gesture unlock method that’s dangerously close to Android

    17 April 2014, 11:10 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    Apple is applying for two patents on a screen unlocking method which channels a feature that Android had for years. But why?
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat update begins rolling out for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition

    17 April 2014, 10:31 am by: Andrew Grush

    Android 4.4.2 KitKat is now making its way over to the Wi-Fi variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014.
  • Want a OnePlus One? You will need an invitation to buy one

    17 April 2014, 8:40 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    OnePlus announced that the One will be made available on a system called the “OnePlus Invite System”. In simple words, you will need an invitation in order to claim a OnePlus One.
  • Android 4.4.3 update spotted a couple more times

    17 April 2014, 8:16 am by: Robert Triggs

    The anticipated Android 4.4.3 KitKat update has been spotted again, this time at Bluetooth SIG and in a change log from Google.
  • Here’s how the Google Camera’s Lens Blur effect works

    17 April 2014, 7:11 am by: Robert Triggs

    Software engineer Carlos Hernández takes us through how the Google Camera's the Lens Blur depth of field effect works.
  • Samsung, Amazon launch Kindle for Samsung, give one free ebook every month

    17 April 2014, 6:04 am by: Gary Sims

    Samsung and Amazon have announced a new collaboration which will see Amazon release a special version of its Kindle app for Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. To tempt users to switch, the two companies will also launch Samsung Book Deals, a service that…
  • Google Calendar now suggests nearby locations when you add an event

    17 April 2014, 5:37 am by: Bogdan Petrovan

    Google is now pushing a significant update to its Calendar app, that adds the ability to select the precise location where an event or meeting will take place.

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