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  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ now up for order at $369, shipping in 3 weeks

    24 April 2014, 9:26 am by: Simon Sage

    Lenovo has announced that the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ that we scoped out back at MWC is now available for $369. The 10-inch tablet runs Android 4.3 (update to Android 4.4 KitKat shortly) and has a 1920 x 1200 HD display, not to mention a nice little built-in stand…
  • Body Glove ShockSuit Case for the HTC One (M8)

    24 April 2014, 9:12 am by: Jerry Hildenbrand

    If you work hard or play hard, you need a case that allows your HTC One M8 take an extra bump or two. Whether you are working out in the field with mother nature, in the shop with the dust and equipment everywhere, in a squad vehicle looking out for the public…
  • Verizon Wireless's Q1 2014 results see $21 billion in revenue and 539,000 postpaid subscribers

    24 April 2014, 8:33 am by: Derek Kessler

    Verizon's first quarter results are in, and mirroring rival AT&T, they saw some rather impressive growth. Verizon as a whole saw $30 billion in revenue, but even with their substantial non-cellular businesses, Verizon Wireless accounted for a whopping $20.9…
  • X-COM: Enemy Unknown now available on Google Play

    24 April 2014, 8:30 am by: Simon Sage

    Strategy gamers will be happy to hear that the highly acclaimed XCOM: Enemy Unknown, is now available on Android for $9.99. This title has seen a ton of critical success on PC and iOS already, and based on early reviews, looks like it's well-optimized for…
  • Sega's Sonic & All-Stars Racing now free on Google Play

    24 April 2014, 8:26 am by: Rich Edmonds

    Sega has just announced that Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is now available for free on Google Play. What's more is both new and veteran racers can look to expect more content added to the intense title next week. Wreck-It Ralph and Metal sonic will…
  • Samsung and Swarovski to launch blinged-out Galaxy S5

    24 April 2014, 7:48 am by: Alex Dobie

    Samsung's latest partnership with Swarovski will bring to market a "crystal collection" edition of its flagship phone, the Galaxy S5. A teaser posted on YouTube by Samsung Mobile Korea reveals that the blingtastic handset, the back of which is smothered in…
  • Samsung announces Gear App Challenge

    24 April 2014, 5:06 am by: Alex Dobie

    With the Tizen-powered Samsung Gear 2 now on the market, Samsung is looking to boost the smartwatch's app ecosystem with a new "app challenge" for developers. From May 8, Gear 2 app developers can register their creations on Samsung Apps to participate in the…
  • Japan Display ships first samples of 4K, 10.1-inch tablet LCDs

    24 April 2014, 4:27 am by: Rich Edmonds

    While smartphone screen sizes appear to be closing the gap between the mobile phone and tablet, larger handheld devices are further advancing screen technology and Japan Display is looking to add 4K to the mix. The company has announced a new 10.1-inch IPS LCD…
  • Projector-toting Samsung Galaxy Beam 2 headed to China Mobile

    24 April 2014, 4:05 am by: Alex Dobie

    Samsung's original Galaxy Beam, which incorporated a miniature pico projector, didn't make much of a splash when it launched globally back in 2012. But it seems Samsung's not done with this quirky smartphone design just yet, as a successor has today appeared…
  • ARM anticipates 64-bit Android phones 'by Christmas'

    24 April 2014, 3:47 am by: Alex Dobie

    'Big uptick in demand for mobile 64-bit products,' ARM EVP tells CNET With announcements earlier this year from chipmakers NVIDIA and Qualcomm, there's clear momentum building behind 64-bit processors in mobile devices. And in an interview with CNET today,…
  • LG V400 and V700 tablets appear at FCC, likely updated G Pad models

    24 April 2014, 2:59 am by: Alex Dobie

    LG got back into the Android tablet game in 2013 with the G Pad 8.3, a generally well-received aluminum-backed slate that eventually morphed into a Google Play edition device. Now we're seeing hints of future G Pads on the way, as tablets dubbed LG-V400 and…
  • Canadian HTC One M8 updated with Extreme Power Saving and camera tweaks

    24 April 2014, 2:24 am by: Alex Dobie

    Following similar updates by some of the U.S. carriers, the first software upgrade for the HTC One M8 has started to arrive in Canada. We're seeing an update to version 1.55.631.4 on our Rogers M8, which adds the new power-saving feature alongside "camera and…
  • KitKat update arriving on Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition via OTA

    23 April 2014, 9:31 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Although it hasn't made many headlines as of late, the Galaxy Note 10.1 - 2014 Edition is ready to make a big splash by getting its update to Android 4.4 KitKat today. The device was previously running Android 4.3, so the jump in software isn't dramatic, but…
  • Weekly Photo Contest: Yellow

    23 April 2014, 6:12 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    The only rule here is the dominant color in the picture, and we can't wait to see your creativity. We're back to a standard photo contest, building on a single topic that gives you a wide range of subject options that fit your style. This week's prompt is…
  • HTC One (M8) in red leaked, destined for Verizon

    23 April 2014, 5:46 pm by: Sam Sabri

    On Verizon and want the HTC One (M8)? You might want to wait a bit, especially if red is your favorite color. Earlier this month we reported that a red version of handset was rumored for Verizon. Looks like we have our first look at this special edition from…
  • Rugged (and ugly) Kyocera Brigadier tipped for Verizon release

    23 April 2014, 5:38 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Verizon always seems to have a wide range of phones available for customers of all types, and that means having at least one good rugged and waterproof phone on the roster. The latest rumored to be coming to the carrier is the Kyocera Brigadier, a device that…
  • Sidekick Cycle rides onto Android

    23 April 2014, 5:32 pm by: Paul Acevedo

    We all play games for fun, but wouldn’t it be nice if there were other positive effects too? Global Gaming Initiative’s newly-released Sidekick Cycle has just such a goal. As a game, it’s a 2D bicycling game in which racers ride through impossible…
  • AT&T HTC One M8 users see their Google Drive bonus wiped out, to return in May

    23 April 2014, 5:29 pm by: Adam Zeis

    The AT&T HTC One M8 has been hit with a glitch that has, at least temporarily, taken away the bonus 50GB of Google Drive storage that come with the device. HTC Advantage is one of the nicer services that come with the device; it includes benefits like free…
  • Summary: Motorola's Punit Soni on design, specs and software

    23 April 2014, 4:49 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    Motorola's Punit Soni has been the public face of software for the company for some time now, especially with the launch of the Moto X and Moto G. This afternoon he took about a half-hour for a live Google Hangout as part of "Celebrating 50 Software Launches"…
  • Comparing cameras: Galaxy S5 versus Nexus 5

    23 April 2014, 4:21 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    See if Samsung's latest can beat out Google's 6-month old entry Every time a new phone is released touting drastically improved camera hardware and software, we naturally jump at the opportunity to put it through its paces. We've done just that with the Galaxy…
  • Drive Mode planned for Moto G

    23 April 2014, 4:20 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    If you're rocking a Moto G but are sorely missing the Drive Mode enjoyed by its big brother, Moto X, an update is in the works. Motorola's Punit Soni, in a live hangout this afternoon, said it's in the works.
  • Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Focus and Blur' winner!

    23 April 2014, 4:19 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Which picture came out as the top shot this week? It was a tough choice. Riding on the release of Google Camera into the Play Store and new camera features from the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8, we decided to set up this week's photo contest looking for the best…
  • Watch the Motorola 'Celebrating 50 software launches' hangout

    23 April 2014, 4:02 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    Motorola's Punit Soni is talking up the company's software strategy. Let's listen in.
  • Google ships XE16.11 for Glass after unitsbricked

    23 April 2014, 4:00 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    A quick heads up for those of you whose Google Glass might have gone south with the XE16.1 update: Google's on it, help is on the way, and we recommend you head on into the private Google Glass forums for more. Some of ours updated just fine, others didn't. So…
  • eBay for Android updated with a new look, actionable notifications and more

    23 April 2014, 3:52 pm by: Simon Sage

    eBay's Android app has had a significant update which includes, including active notifications that offer one-touch bids, and adaptive tablet support for 7-inch and 10-inch devices. There are a handful of other notable improvements, such as easier relisting…

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