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  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge joins the Lollipop party, courtesy of Verizon

    1 July 2015, 10:49 am by: Jared DiPane

    Looks like the Droid Turbo won't be the only device getting Lollipop today, as Verizon has also started pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. This update, which brings Android 5.0 to the device, carries the version number of N915VVRU2BOF2.
  • HTC partners with Verizon to bring a $100 Google Play credit to customers who purchase the One M9

    1 July 2015, 10:28 am by: Jared DiPane

    HTC is trying to make your switch to Android a little bit easier on your pockets by offering a $100 Google Play credit to customers who purchase the One M9 from Verizon. The new promotion kicks off on July 1 and runs through August 31, giving you plenty of…
  • YouTube app now supports playing HD videos at the smooth rate of 60fps

    1 July 2015, 10:27 am by: John Callaham

    Google previously added support for YouTube videos to play at 60fps on the desktop site, and later added that same frame rate for live streaming videos. Now the official YouTube Android app can handle 60fps playback, if the video already supports that high of…
  • Samsung introduces the Level U Bluetooth headset for $79

    1 July 2015, 9:59 am by: Joseph Keller

    Samsung has introduced a new headset into their lineup of Level audio products, the Level U, a set of Bluetooth earbuds. The Level U headset wraps around the back of the wearer's neck, similar to the LG Tone Infinim headset. The Level U comes in four colors:…
  • New LG promotion gets you a free battery, charging cradle, and leather back during July in the US

    1 July 2015, 9:37 am by: Jared DiPane

    LG is offering a new promotion for the month of July, scoring consumers a spare battery, charging cradle, and a leather back with the purchase of an LG G4 at no extra cost. Previously, LG offered a similar promotion, but with a 32GB memory card instead of the…
  • HTC One M9 screen protectors are on sale today for $8.95

    1 July 2015, 9:27 am by:

    Trü Protection has utilized the highest grade materials and cutting-edge technology to create a screen film worthy of protecting your phone. Equipped with a high-gloss finish, this film protects your HTC One M9 without compromising vibrancy. Grab this 2-pack…
  • LG G4 S renders leak online, details include 1080p display and octa-core processor

    1 July 2015, 9:22 am by: Rich Edmonds

    The LG G4 hasn't been out for long and already we're seeing renders appear online of what are claimed to be LG's next smartphone. As well as imagery of the LG G4 S, yet another variant of the G4, details of what we can expect to see inside have also been…
  • It's Canada Day! Save 20% on Android accessories through July 3

    1 July 2015, 8:48 am by:

    You heard right. Starting today, the folks at the ShopAndroid Canada store are offering 20% off absolutely everything. There are many ways to celebrate Canada Day, whether it's rocking your favorite maple leaf tee, enjoying the local parade, or scooping up…
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 rumored to feature a 16MP ISOCELL camera in 5.9mm body

    1 July 2015, 6:53 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    The Galaxy A8 rumors are starting to come in thick and fast. The latest centers around the imaging sensor, with Samsung mulling a 16MP ISOCELL camera on the device. The Galaxy A8 is set to be Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date — featuring a thickness of…
  • Huawei teases the Honor Band Zero smartwatch with a circular design

    1 July 2015, 6:51 am by: Rich Edmonds

    Huawei has teased a render on Twitter of the Honor Band Zero. Not much is known about the upcoming wearable, apart from what we can spot in the supplied image. The company still has to launch the Huawei Watch, so we assume this wearable is still some time…
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 now exclusively available in blue at the Carphone Warehouse

    1 July 2015, 6:47 am by: Rich Edmonds

    Carphone Warehouse is now selling the Samsung Galaxy S6 blue variant in the UK. The retailer currently holds exclusivity on the color option, meaning you'll have to part with £32 a month on select plans or £549 SIM-free to grab the new smartphone.
  • Xiaomi expands reach outside Asia, launches Redmi 2 in Brazil

    1 July 2015, 3:33 am by: Harish Jonnalagadda

    Xiaomi has announced last year that it would be targeting non-Asian markets in 2015, and the Chinese vendor is now kicking things off in Brazil with the launch of the Redmi 2.
  • Sprint quickly removes 600 kbps streaming video limit from new 'All-in' plan

    30 June 2015, 10:11 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    With videos of David Beckham clouding everyone's vision, Sprint quietly introduced a rather odd limitation on its new $80 "All-in" plan — a 600 kbps streaming video speed limit at all times. Well it took less than a day for Sprint to back off on that clearly…
  • 360-degree sci-fi thriller from the folks behind Star Trek coming to Android on August 3

    30 June 2015, 8:34 pm by: Dan Thorp-Lancaster

    Roddenberry Entertainment, the media group started by Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, is gearing up to release a new 360-degree interactive film on mobile devices. Called "White Room: 02B3," the film will be released as an app and targeted specifically for…
  • Android 5.1 available for the Moto X (2014) on AT&T and U.S. Cellular, Moto E on Cricket

    30 June 2015, 7:23 pm by: Dan Thorp-Lancaster

    Motorola's David Schuster has basically become the defacto news source for Motorola update information lately. Sticking to that tradition, Schuster has taken to Google Plus once again with a slew of information on different updates, including the availability…
  • Buy a Moto X (2014) and snag a red leather back for free through July 7

    30 June 2015, 6:31 pm by: Dan Thorp-Lancaster

    Fancy a new Moto X (2014) with a red leather back? You're in luck, as Motorola is currently offering an upgrade to the red leather option for free.
  • Google Apps for Work customers can snag a Yubico security key for $9

    30 June 2015, 6:09 pm by: Dan Thorp-Lancaster

    If you're a Google Apps for Work customer and you haven't yet picked up a security key for two-factor authentication on your account, now may be the time to do so. Google has announced that it has teamed up with Yubico to offer a 50 percent discount on…
  • Emirates installs Qi wireless charging trays in its Dubai lounges

    30 June 2015, 5:34 pm by: Dan Thorp-Lancaster

    Emirates Airlines announced that it has starting rolling out QI wireless charging trays in its First Class and Business Class lounges. The initial rollout will see 30 wireless charging trays installed in the airline's lounges in Dubai.
  • Where do I shop for unlocked phones?

    30 June 2015, 5:15 pm by: Jerry Hildenbrand

    I like the idea of buying an unlocked phone, but where can I find them? That's a pretty common question we hear anytime we talk about unlocked phones. It's understandable, considering the carrier phone dominated model we use here in the United States. While…
  • This week's sidebar poll: Do you have Galaxy S6 active regret?

    30 June 2015, 4:46 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    We've had over two months with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge readily available from just about any carrier or retailer you could've wanted to buy it from, and that means it was the perfect time for another GS6 variant to be announced. The Galaxy S6 active came…

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