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  • Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for LG G Flex

    20 April 2014, 8:02 am by:

    The SURFACE Case with kickstand is the perfect LG G Flex hard case; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The exterior even features a custom soft coating that provides additional grip to help…
  • Apps of the Week: Alpha Zero,, Zoodles and more!

    19 April 2014, 6:16 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Another wonderful roundup of apps from the writers at Android Central Another week is in the books, and that means it's time for the latest edition of our Apps of the Week post. We round up a single app picked by each of the writers here at Android Central and…
  • This week's sidebar poll: Tell us how you feel about the new TouchWiz

    19 April 2014, 3:20 pm by: Jerry Hildenbrand

    It's different, and many would say improved - but what do you say? Right now, the hottest thing in the Android Universe is the Galaxy S5. Usually we're the hottest thing in the Android universe, but we're OK being behind the new phone from the biggest Android…
  • OnePlus One design finally revealed, but not by the hype machine

    19 April 2014, 3:14 pm by: Derek Kessler

    If there's one thing that's driven us — and you — crazy about the OnePlus One, it's been the overhyping process of slowly dribbling out specs, pricing, sale processes, and vague hints about how the smartphone will compare with current flagship devices. We…
  • Moto E specs allegedly leak, thinner body and low-price inbound

    19 April 2014, 2:48 pm by: Derek Kessler

    The Moto G is as of now Motorola's lowest-priced smartphone offering, but the highly-popular G might soon be looking down at an even cheaper phone: the Moto E. Since its launch in November last year, the Moto G has gone on to be Motorola's best-selling…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 going for $99.99 on Amazon

    19 April 2014, 2:21 pm by: Sam Sabri

    Looking to save some cash on the new Samsung Galaxy S5? Then you're in luck if you've been wanting it on Verizon. Head to Amazon where you'll be able to save over $100 off the on-contract price. Verizon offers the Galaxy S5 for $199 with a contract, while…
  • Android 4.4.3 tipped for Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition by Bluetooth SIG

    19 April 2014, 1:54 pm by: Derek Kessler

    There are so many groups and organizations that certify devices for compatibility and safety, so it's not terribly surprising when one of those groups publishes data on something that's yet to be announced — like Android 4.4.3. Earlier this week saw Sprint…
  • What I'm playing this week: Sonic CD

    19 April 2014, 9:11 am by: Alex Dobie

    Bring a little retro gaming to your Easter weekend with this 16-bit classic I've been playing around with Samsung's Gamepad accessory with the Galaxy S5 this past week, and one of the Gamepad's big strengths is classic side-scrolling platform games like SEGA's…
  • Deal of the Day: Mobi Products S-Line Case for Samsung Galaxy S4

    19 April 2014, 8:03 am by:

    The Mobi Products S-Line is a slim, form-fitting TPU case that wraps around your Galaxy S4 to protect against drops and scratches while providing a better grip on your device. The cover sports a unique "S" design on the back, giving your phone a personalized…
  • TripIt for Android gets a major redesign

    18 April 2014, 11:02 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    TripIt — a must-have travel app for anyone who leaves home more than once a year — tonight got a major redesign in its Android application. It's being touted as a "new card view," and it is, we suppose, insofar as you swipe left and right between items…
  • FCC to limit Verizon and AT&T participation in upcoming low-band spectrum auction

    18 April 2014, 9:36 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    AT&T threatens to not participate in the auction if rumored restrictions are put in place An upcoming spectrum auction that will offer up airwaves previously reserved for broadcasters could actually give the most benefit to smaller mobile network providers.…
  • Nike rumored to be axing Fuelband hardware division

    18 April 2014, 8:34 pm by: Jerry Hildenbrand

    Here's one to take with a grain of salt, simply because as of now it's not official. Sources at CNet say that most of the FuelBand team is to be let go, and that Nike will halt production of the hardware altogether. This includes the planned "slim" version to…
  • Android Central 181: Fix yer stuff!!!

    18 April 2014, 6:35 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    So what do we think about the Galaxy S5 after a week of use? You've read it in our comprehensive review, now hear us talk about it (again, we know) in our latest podcast. Plus, it wouldn't be sounds coming out of our mouths without more on the HTC One M8, the…
  • AllCast receiver app arrives in Amazon Appstore for Fire TV

    18 April 2014, 6:05 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    Coming up tightly behind the launch of Amazon's Fire TV, well-known developer Koush has brought his popular AllCast streaming app to the box. While it was available previously as a simple app to sideload for yourself manually, you can now get it through the…
  • How to increase touch sensitivity on the Galaxy S5 to use it with gloves

    18 April 2014, 5:41 pm by: Andrew Martonik

    No matter the weather, you won't have to choose between using your phone and having cold fingers. You won't always need to make use of your phone while wearing gloves, but when the temperatures dip the last thing you want to do is expose your extremities to…
  • AT&T GoPhone adding more data to smartphone plans

    18 April 2014, 1:48 pm by: Derek Kessler

    AT&T's pre-paid GoPhone customers are in for a nice little treat: their monthly data allotments are going up, but their monthly cost is staying the same. Starting April 25th, GoPhone's 2GB $60-a-month plan will be bumped up to 2.5GB, while the $40-for-250MB…
  • Coming up at 4 p.m. EDT — it's the Android Central Podcast!

    18 April 2014, 1:29 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    OK, folks. Our Galaxy S5 review is out the door, and it's time to end the week with a little fun. Google's released a compelling new camera application. Chrome Remote Desktop means more working from home. And, of course, we'll answer your questions, live, on…
  • Verizon LG G2 getting KitKat today

    18 April 2014, 12:28 pm by: Derek Kessler

    There's an update to the Verizon LG G2 on the way today, and it's bringing our most favorite of delectable software versions: Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Following in the footsteps of the KitKat upgrades that have landed in recent weeks on Sprint, AT&T, and…
  • Verizon's HTC One M8 getting a software update with new features, fixes

    18 April 2014, 12:27 pm by: Phil Nickinson

    For those of you rocking a Verizon edition of the HTC One M8, it's software update time! We've been expecting one, as the U.S. models have lagged behind their more worldly counterparts in regards to some last-minute fixes and feature additions that we saw at…
  • Amazon holding Appstore Easter egg hunt, offering discounts and Coin rewards on selected apps

    18 April 2014, 12:22 pm by: Joseph Keller

    Amazon is holding a digital Easter egg hunt in its Appstore, offering discounts and rewards on several apps through tomorrow. Several popular games and apps are featured in the hunt, including NBA Jam, Candy Crush Saga, and Frozen Free Fall.
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

    18 April 2014, 12:11 pm by: Alex Dobie

    Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone is bigger, faster and more polished, with water-resistant credentials and a more modern user interface. But is it the right phone for you? For most of the phone-buying public, Samsung's Galaxy line of phones has much…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

    18 April 2014, 11:57 am by: Alex Dobie

    Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone is bigger, faster and more polished, with water-resistant credentials and a more modern user interface. But is it the right phone for you? For most of the phone-buying public, Samsung's Galaxy line of phones has much…
  • ShopAndroid store Easter sale: Save 20% on all Android cases and accessories!

    18 April 2014, 11:05 am by: Alex Dobie

    With the start of the Easter break, we're ready for four-day weekend and an excuse to stuff our faces with chocolate. But bargain-hunters also have a reason to celebrate — a weekend of hot deals over on, where you can save 20% on all Android…
  • Deal of the Day: LLOYD Flex Case for Samsung Galaxy S4

    18 April 2014, 9:33 am by:

    Made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, the LLOYD Flex Case provides great protection for the Galaxy S4 from day to day use and accidental drops. The back of each case features a large portrait of LLOYD surrounded by a glossy exterior and ribbed…
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 hitting MetroPCS today

    18 April 2014, 9:13 am by: Rich Edmonds

    MetroPCS has today announced the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S5 at retail stores across the US, as well as on the website. If you’re waiting for Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, you’ll be able to pick one up on plans from $40.

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