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  • New photos offer up a look at the Android-powered BlackBerry Venice slider

    29 August 2015, 7:56 pm by: Chris Parsons

    While the rumors surrounding the BlackBerry 'Venice' slider continue to swirl, the device has now appeared once again in some new, clearer images which are pretty on par with everything we've seen thus far. As mentioned previously, there's still a lot of…
  • Mobile Nations Weekly: Sticky S Pens, an iPhone 6s event, and leaky ships

    29 August 2015, 2:08 pm by: Derek Kessler

    Sure, next week is IFA 2015, but that doesn't mean we can't have news now! We're still putting the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 through its paces, but we got one surprise this week: if you put the stylus in backwards, it sticks and will probably break your phone…
  • IFA 2015 preview

    29 August 2015, 12:20 pm by: Richard Devine

    The last of the major trade shows of the year is upon us as we pack our bags and head for the German capital. The IFA conference takes place every September in Berlin, and in past years has been the home of some huge Android announcements. The big elephant in…
  • The Razer Nabu fitness smartband is getting a relaunch in October

    29 August 2015, 12:17 pm by: John Callaham

    Remember the Razer Nabu fitness smartband? Well, Razer wants you to know that the wearable is finally launching, or rather re-launching, in October. The Nabu, which was first announced in January 2014 at CES, will have a few design changes along the way.
  • Honor 7 video walkthrough

    29 August 2015, 12:14 pm by: Alex Dobie

    The Huawei-built Honor 7 is now available in Europe, bringing impressive specs, a capable camera and fingerprint scanning technology to the table, along with a host of new software features. We've got all the details you could want in our Honor 7 review, but…
  • Snag a Samsung Galaxy S6 skin case today for just $3.95

    29 August 2015, 9:34 am by:

    Made of a shock absorbing silicone, these durable skin cases are great for casual protection without bulking up your Galaxy S6. There's easy access to display, camera, ports and buttons, too. Take your pick from black, blue, or pink today and save 60%
  • HTC's co-founder gets a second job at the visual effects studio Digital Domain

    29 August 2015, 9:24 am by: John Callaham

    HTC is hoping to improve its virtual reality efforts in an interesting way. Co-founder and former CEO Peter Chou has just been named as an executive director at the famous movie visual effects studio Digital Domain, and will officially start working there on…
  • Head to head: The Alcatel Idol 3 and the Moto G 2015

    28 August 2015, 8:12 pm by: Jerry Hildenbrand

    It's time to pit two smartphones we love against each other. We've picked out four categories — things we think every phone (Android or otherwise) needs to get right before we can recommend them — and squared off the Alcatel Idol 3 against the Moto G 2015.…
  • Android Central 251: Death by Stylus

    28 August 2015, 5:55 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    Join us as we discuss everything you need to know about putting it in backwards, as well as a taste of what to expect from the Moto Play and Wiley Foxes. We also answer a few of your questions, and have plenty of good old fashioned fun! Thanks to this week's…
  • Amazon Echo can now play music and audiobooks from multiple Amazon accounts

    28 August 2015, 3:30 pm by: Jared DiPane

    The Amazon Echo can now play both audiobooks and music from multiple Amazon accounts, and switching between them is as easy as a voice command. Getting set up for the new functionality is simple as well, just head to the Settings in the Alexa app and add…
  • Living with USB-C

    28 August 2015, 1:18 pm by: Russell Holly

    USB-C has started its slow march to dominance, and I'm finally ok with that. I was working in a mobile tech store when microUSB began its slow dominance of the mobile ecosystem. Everyone I worked with at the time glared at the massive wall of barrel…
  • Motorola pushes updates for its Camera and Gallery apps with new features in tow

    28 August 2015, 12:48 pm by: Jared DiPane

    Motorola has pushed updates for both its Camera and Gallery apps, bringing some new features and functionality to both. For Gallery, Motorola has added the ability to better organize your photos and videos into albums. Additionally, you can now move the albums…
  • Chrome to begin pausing Flash ads by default on September 1

    28 August 2015, 12:14 pm by: Jared DiPane

    It was previously announced that Chrome would begin pausing Flash ads by default in an effort to improve overall performance for users, and that change is about to begin. These changes will begin to roll out starting September 1, meaning that the ads will no…
  • Top 5 heavy duty cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

    28 August 2015, 12:10 pm by: Brent Zaniewski

    Putting your size concerns aside, a rugged case for your Galaxy Note 5 can extend the lifespan of your device quite a bit. Extra layers, built-in screen protectors and textured grip all play a role in keeping your Note 5 in your hand and off the concrete. Big…
  • Mobile Nations Community Update, August 2015

    28 August 2015, 11:11 am by: James Falconer

    Greetings all! Time for the Mobile Nations Community Update, your monthly look at the best contests, recent happenings, hottest forum threads, and more from Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central.
  • Save 40% on this tempered glass protector for Galaxy Note 4

    28 August 2015, 10:36 am by:

    Seidio's VITREO Flex is a tempered glass that utilizes advanced technology to shield your Galaxy Note 4's display. Made from a flexible glass with an 8H hardness rating, this protector is shatterproof, allowing it to absorb more impact than a regular PET film.…
  • Huawei Watch pre-order goes live on Amazon [Update: it's been pulled]

    28 August 2015, 10:06 am by: Jared DiPane

    Update: It appears as though someone made a mistake, and the listing was not meant to go live just yet. The Amazon link is now dead. We are not sure what will happen to those who managed to pre-order, so be sure to let us know if you get any updates. A listing…
  • Should I upgrade from the Galaxy Note 4 to the Note 5?

    28 August 2015, 9:28 am by: Andrew Martonik

    If you can take two notable losses in stride, you'll be happy with this switch. The time comes each year when the phone you have is thoroughly supplanted by a newer version. In the case of the Note 4, just shy of a year on we have ourselves a new Note 5 to…
  • LG G4 with brushed metal finish now available in India

    28 August 2015, 6:22 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    Two new variants of the LG G4 have launched in India, sporting back covers with a brushed metal finish. Dubbed Titanium Black and Gold, the phones feature a similar back pattern as that of the ceramic models, and are also made out of plastic.
  • Xperia Z5 promo images surface ahead of launch, 23MP camera rumored

    28 August 2015, 5:29 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    Sony has teased a smartphone with "greater focus" earlier this week, and it looks like the handset may turn out to be the Xperia Z5. A series of promotional photos of the phone were inadvertently published on Sony's social media channels, with the folks at…

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