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  • Android Wallpaper: Low Poly Art

    26 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Joe Fedewa

    Happy weekend! It's time for another edition of Android Wallpaper. This week we are taking a look into the world of low poly art. We think low poly art makes perfect wallpapers, and to prove it we have selected 7 beautiful examples.
  • New Google patent shows contact lens with built-in iris sensor and capacitive detection, could…

    25 July 2014, 9:34 pm by: Rob Jackson

    You've seen the movies where people use their eyeballs (via iris scanners) to unlock doors, pay for items, essentially like a password or passcode. Two new Google patents for contact lenses suggest that could soon become a reality.
  • The House unanimously passes cellphone unlocking bill, Obama need only to sign it into law

    25 July 2014, 8:03 pm by: Chris Chavez

    And just like that, we are now officially one step closer to cellphone unlocking being legal again in the US. Such a headache for something that should have never been taken away in the first place.
  • HTC Desire 610 now available on AT&T for $200 straight up

    25 July 2014, 6:28 pm by: Chris Chavez

    There's aren't too many solid Android phones you can buy for under $200 off contract. Good thing we have another great option with the HTC Desire 610 now available from AT&T.
  • Unlocked HTC One M8 now receiving Android 4.4.3 update, carries same security fixes as 4.4.4

    25 July 2014, 4:45 pm by: Chris Chavez

    The unlocked HTC One M8 is now receiving Android 4.4.3. While it may not sound as nice as 4.4.4 hitting Motorola devices, keep in mind it carriers the same security fixes found in the latter.
  • From the Forums: Dropped phone in the toilet, personal finance apps, and more

    25 July 2014, 3:13 pm by: Kevin Krause

    This week’s edition of From the Forums comes with a lesson about properly handling your phone when handling your business in the bathroom. While you wait for the rice to dry out your beloved digital companion, take a few minutes to catch up on everything…
  • New app lets you control Tesla Model S functions using an Android Wear smartwatch [VIDEO]

    25 July 2014, 3:08 pm by: Chris Chavez

    For everyone cruising around town in their Tesla Model S -- good news: a new app lets you control some basic functions using nothing more than your Android Wear smartwatch. Lucky. You.
  • Mobile Roar Podcast 55: Dude, Where’s My Phone?

    25 July 2014, 2:54 pm by: Joe Fedewa

    "Dude. where's my phone?" We've all muttered a similar phrase at one time or another. Losing or having your phone stolen is a big fear these days. We share some of our stories of phone theft, and what we do about it.
  • Grab the Amazon Fire Phone from Amazon and AT&T starting today

    25 July 2014, 12:58 pm by: Quentyn Kennemer

    If you haven't already pre-ordered your Amazon Fire Phone and had it shipped to your doorstep, you can grab yours from a couple of different places as soon as today. You'll be able to stop into AT&T retail locations nationwide.
  • So if I die or disappear, what happens to my Gmail and Google account?

    25 July 2014, 12:11 pm by: Rob Jackson

    What happens to your email account, google docs, pictures, and all your Google services if you die or disappear? Do you want to make sure a loved one can gain access? Or maybe you want to make sure they can't! Google lets you do both with Inactive Account…
  • Deal: Best Buy offering $100 gift card on $0 down LG G3 from Sprint, AT&T or Verizon

    25 July 2014, 11:48 am by: Quentyn Kennemer

    Best Buy has one of the best deals we've seen yet for the LG G3 if you're in the market for one. You can get the phone for $0 down on AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, and take home a $100 gift card to boot.
  • 8 things I miss after switching from Windows Phone to Android

    25 July 2014, 11:46 am by: Joe Fedewa

    Switching back to Android from Windows Phone has given me an interesting perspective. Now that I've had the time to fully adjust back to Android there are a few things that I think Windows Phone does better than Android. Here are the 8 things I miss the most.
  • Leak: is this our clearest look yet at the Moto X+1?

    25 July 2014, 11:10 am by: Quentyn Kennemer

    We're getting awfully close to August, which is the month we expect Motorola to announce the successor to last year's Moto X. With that, the leaks are starting to barrel in and another huge one this morning gives us a pretty clear look at the device's…
  • Deal: Back to School sale gives you an off-contract Moto X for as little as $300

    25 July 2014, 9:34 am by: Quentyn Kennemer

    Ready for one last big sale before Motorola announces the follow-up to the Moto X? The device has gone on sale -- as it has many times before -- in a back to school promotion that gives considerable savings on off-contract prices.
  • Amazon Fire Phone teardown shows all the love that went into the phone

    25 July 2014, 9:02 am by: Quentyn Kennemer

    Wondering if the Amazon Fire Phone is just as nice on the inside as it is on the outside? iFixIt has come through once again with a teardown that will let you make your own mind up on that.

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