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  • Sony Leaks Xperia Z4 in Hacked Bond Movie Documents?

    19 December 2014, 1:41 am by: Geoff Openshaw

    Sony just can’t catch a break. First, the “scandal” surrounding the now-canceled Seth Rogen film The Interview has shed light on all sorts of internal quibbling at Sony Pictures Entertainment, and the studio has been embarrassed and hostile in response.…
  • Lenovo’s New Subsidiary to be Called Fancy Maker

    19 December 2014, 1:27 am by: Alex Cobb

    Lenovo announced in the fall that it would be creating a new subsidiary company that would be run by its VP. The name has been officially announced as Fancy Maker. Lenovo has said it has plans to let the new company “run under a more flexible management.”…
  • Google may court automakers to install next version of Android in new cars

    18 December 2014, 10:37 pm by: Jeff Causey

    During 2015 we should finally see some vehicles hit the market with Google’s special version of Android designed for automobiles, Android Auto, installed and ready for use. The issue for users who want to tap into Android Auto features will be finding a…
  • Action Launcher 3 gets update to support icon packs

    18 December 2014, 10:00 pm by: Jeff Causey

    When the new Action Launcher 3 was released last week, much was made about the support for things like themes and Material support that would match colors to a user’s wallpaper. Inexplicably, support for icon packs was not included. Developer Chris Lacy has…
  • 13 More Streaming Channels Added To DIRECTV For Android, Lollipop Support Added For Phones

    18 December 2014, 7:30 pm by: Joseph Proffer

    The Android phone and tablet apps for DIRECTV received an update today that not only brings 13 more live streaming channels to the program, but also brings Lollipop support for those running Android 5.0+ devices (only for the phone app, though). These new…
  • Telltale Games working with Mojang on Minecraft: Story Mode video game

    18 December 2014, 5:19 pm by: Jared Peters

    Telltale Games is known for their work on the episodic Walking Dead games and The Wolf Among Us, along with recent releases such as Game of Thrones and Tales from The Borderlands. Many of their full titles are available on mobile devices, plus PCs and video…
  • Amazon running a holiday sale on several Chromebooks

    18 December 2014, 5:05 pm by: Jared Peters

    Amazon typically runs sales on their wide assortment of Chromebooks, and the week before Christmas is as good of a time as any. Right now, they’re offering multiple models of Chromebooks from different manufacturers for as much as 30% off, which is a great…
  • Xiaomi Redmi 2S shows up in AnTuTu benchmark with slightly improved hardware

    18 December 2014, 4:59 pm by: Jared Peters

    Xiaomi’s Redmi successor showed up in a TENAA certification not too long ago, but there still hasn’t been any official announcement or release for the device. A new benchmark has leaked clarifying some of the hardware in the device, however. The specs for…
  • HTC Dot View, Scribble, and Sense TV apps each receive updates

    18 December 2014, 3:47 pm by: Justin Herrick

    Three applications, each produced by HTC, received updates today. The company brought bug fixes and a bit more to its Dot View, Scribble, and Sense TV apps. The most noticeable change is for the Dot View case’s companion app. Just like it did for Halloween,…
  • Android Wear 5.0.1 screenshots are broken with the G Watch R, but here’s how to capture decent…

    18 December 2014, 3:35 pm by: Robert Nazarian

    Taking a screenshot from your Android Wear smartwatch is so much easier now that Android Wear 5.0.1 is upon us. However, if you own a G Watch R, you may have noticed that things don’t work so well. The top right of each image is cutoff as you can see in the…

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