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  • Poll: Will the 'black bar' keep you from buying a Moto 360?

    27 August 2014, 2:56 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    As we near the official release of the Moto 360 next week, speculation and parsing of the little information we have has gone rampant. While we don't know a whole lot about the watch — even though we've held it in our own hands — we do know that the big…
  • Sonic CD and Super Monkey Ball added to Humble Sega Mobile Bundle

    27 August 2014, 2:32 pm by: John Callaham

    Sega has added two more games, Sonic CD and Super Monkey Ball, to the six previous titles that are included in the Android-based Humble Sega Mobile Bundle, making an already terrific deal on a group of games even better.
  • Report: Apple to invent smartwatches on September 9

    27 August 2014, 1:45 pm by: Richard Devine

    Or something like that. A usually impeccable source, John Paczkowski at re/code, says that Apple's reported September 9 event for the new iPhone will also see the launch of Apple's first wearable. If you're curious be sure to keep an eye on our sister site,…
  • HTC One Mini 2 versus Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

    27 August 2014, 12:49 pm by: Alex Dobie

    How do HTC and Samsung's miniature flagships measure up? The vast number of mid-range Android devices on the market means there's no shortage of choice for those wanting a smaller, less expensive handset. This year, both HTC and Samsung have fielded "mini"…
  • Pandora Google Glass app lets users stream music to their eyewear

    27 August 2014, 12:41 pm by: John Callaham

    Google has added support for the Pandora Internet radio service to Google Glass, enabling current owners to access streaming music and listen to it on their eyewear via a newly released MyGlass app.
  • Asphalt 8 adds Dubai courses and new cars

    27 August 2014, 12:39 pm by: Simon Sage

    Asphalt 8's latest update hit the Google Play Store today, packing new courses set in Dubai, five new cars, and a whole new season with 74 events. Other updates since launch have added courses in China, added new multiplayer events, and tons of new cars. If…
  • AT&T HTC One M8 4.4.3 update now rolling out

    27 August 2014, 12:09 pm by: Simon Sage

    The Android 4.4.3 update for the HTC One M8 on AT&T should now be available for download. T-Mobile and Sprint subscribers got this update earlier this month, not to mention the broad European rollout.
  • Yahoo Aviate data shows 95 apps are installed on the average Android device

    27 August 2014, 11:26 am by: John Callaham

    New information collected by the Yahoo Aviate app shows that a typical Android device has an average of 95 apps installed, but that only 35 of them are actually used each day.
  • T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 gets stability update

    27 August 2014, 11:04 am by: Simon Sage

    An update is being rolled out to Samsung Galaxy S5 owners on T-Mobile that touts improved performance in audio and software stability. The update is a little over 86.46 MB and is marked as baseband G900TUVU1BNG4. Unfortunately, it's not an official update to…
  • Deal of the Day: Amzer Hybrid Kickstand Case for Galaxy Note 3

    27 August 2014, 10:24 am by:

    This Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies and browsing the web. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits…
  • Asus teases their upcoming smartwatch again, gives it a name: ZenWatch

    27 August 2014, 10:15 am by: Rich Edmonds

    Asus has actively teased an upcoming smartwatch for IFA 2014 and today the company added a short video to the mix, just in time before the show kicks off next month. While the video doesn't reveal much, it does show off a sleek-looking wearable with clear Asus…
  • T-Mobile to sell Alcatel OneTouch Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 in September

    27 August 2014, 9:45 am by: Simon Sage

    Alcatel has announced two new handsets for T-Mobile: the OneTouch Fierce 2, and the OneTouch Evolve 2. There's no mention of price, but they'll be launching in September, likely targeting poor students heading back to school.
  • Dropbox becomes more competitive with revamped pricing and storage upgrades

    27 August 2014, 9:45 am by: John Callaham

    Dropbox is cutting the price for 1 TB of their cloud storage the service all the way down to $9.99 a month. The change shows that the company is going after Microsoft's OneDrive and Google Drive's paid cloud storage services.
  • T-Mobile adds six streaming services to Music Freedom, Google Play Music support coming later this…

    27 August 2014, 9:36 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    T-Mobile announced its first expansion to the Music Freedom program, which sees the addition of six new streaming services — AccuRadio, Black Planet, Grooveshark, Radio Paradise, Rdio and Songza. The Un-carrier also announced that support for Google Play…
  • Labor Day Sale: Save 20% on all accessories at Android Central!

    27 August 2014, 9:21 am by: Brent Zaniewski

    Most of you will be enjoying your Labor Day Monday at home firing up the grill with friends and family, and, most important: not at work. And that's the way it should be! We're celebrating our nation's work-free holiday this year by giving you 20% off all…
  • Top Android app, device and accessory deals for August 27, 2014

    27 August 2014, 9:16 am by: Simon Sage

    Looking for deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets? We've found a bunch of limited-time offers of which you may want to take advantage. Give us a shout in the comments if you find any other sales floating around the web and we'll be sure to share…
  • The LG Gx2 is really just a renamed G Vista for South Korea

    27 August 2014, 8:24 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    After launching the LG G Vista in the US earlier this month, LG has announced the device for the South Korean market today, where it will be called the Gx2. Available exclusively on the LG U+ network, the Gx2 will be marketed as the successor to the LG Gx,…
  • LG G Watch R: Here's a clearer look at LG's round smartwatch

    27 August 2014, 7:57 am by: Alex Dobie

    This morning LG once again gave us a sneak peek at its upcoming rounded smartwatch, the LG G Watch R, in the form of an official teaser image. As it is, the image shows us the outline of the circular timepiece, but little detail beyond that. However thanks to…
  • HTC Desire 510 heading to O2 next month with Refresh tariffs in sight

    27 August 2014, 7:54 am by: Rich Edmonds

    O2 has today announced the UK mobile operator will stock the HTC Desire 510 in September on the range of Refresh tariffs. The 4G mid-range smartphone sports some interesting specifications and will be available for those who wish to upgrade early from another…
  • Samsung explains the Galaxy Alpha design and why the corners are curved

    27 August 2014, 7:22 am by: Rich Edmonds

    The Galaxy Alpha is an interesting turn for Samsung, even if the company fails to admit it in its latest blog post. The company not only looks back at its history in metallic mobile devices, but also into some characteristics of the upcoming Galaxy Alpha,…
  • LG again teases circular display G Watch R ahead of IFA reveal

    27 August 2014, 7:08 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    After teasing a round watch over the weekend, LG has now posted an image of the G Watch R on Facebook, giving us a slightly better look at the upcoming smartwatch. While details regarding the device are slim, LG is slated to unveil the device at the IFA next…
  • HTC announces Desire 510 with LTE, mid-range specs

    26 August 2014, 9:20 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Another spot filled in the Desire lineup with nice hardware design and Sense 6 Building on its mid-range Desire brand, HTC today announced the LTE-equipped Desire 510 for a worldwide launch. Slotting in notably lower than the Desire 610 announced earlier this…
  • HTC Desire 510 specs

    26 August 2014, 9:20 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    HTC's latest mid-range Desire device, the Desire 510, isn't going to blow anyone away with its internal specs. But getting a good value for your money on these budget-minded devices is important — here's the full specs list for the Desire 510.
  • Latest Galaxy Note 4 teasers show the creative power of S Pen

    26 August 2014, 8:48 pm by: Chuong H Nguyen

    Ahead of its Galaxy Note 4 unveiling event next week in Germany, Samsung has posted a few short teaser videos showing the creative power of the Galaxy Note series. The videos show how artists and creative types use the S Pen on the go, with one artist going as…
  • Study suggests Fire Phone sales are not lighting on fire

    26 August 2014, 6:28 pm by: Chuong H Nguyen

    A new study suggests that Amazon may have sold no more than 35,000 Fire Phones since the smartphone launched this summer. The reasearch cited reasons such as a high $200 price tag that's equivalent to Apple's iPhone 5s and Samsung's Galaxy S5 and an…

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