Dial up your inner Zack Morris with bluetooth accessory, The Brick

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If the cell phones of today are getting too light and thin for your liking, Binatone has just the device for you so you can relive the mobile glory days. The UK-based electronics company, which was founded 55 years ago, just announced a new accessory called “The Brick” that connects ...

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12 Days of Giveaways: Win Jabra REVO Corded stereo headphones (UPDATED)

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Today marks the first day of our 12 Days of Giveaways promotion which sees us giving out all sorts of wonderful Android-related stuff. Okay, so there are some general smartphone-related things in the mix as well. Let’s get to it! Prize #1 Jabra REVO Corded First prize out of the gate is a ...

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Instagram announces Direct, for sending photos and videos to friends

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Instagram just announced a new feature for their popular image and video-sharing service, and they’re calling it Instagram Direct. In essence, it works the same way as posting a photo or video to Instagram, except that users can select specific people or groups of people to see it. ...

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Sprint Moto X becomes last to receive Android 4.4 KitKat, update rolling out now

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After watching Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile Moto X users get their Android 4.4 updates, it appears that Sprint users are finally joining the club. Reports are coming in that Moto X devices on Sprint’s network began receiving OTA KitKat updates today, and the rollout is expected to ...

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Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

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Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as gifts for friends and family members. These coins, which have been around for much of 2013, can be used to ...

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Oppo teasing Find 7 on Twitter, launching soon

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Oppo has been moving up in the smartphone world in the past year or so with their Find 5 last year and the CyanogenMod-powered N1 from earlier this year. It’s no surprise that they’re not slowing down, and they’ve just begun teasing what’s likely to be their latest ...

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Galaxy Note 3 Lite entering production stage?

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We heard whispers of a “lite” version of Samsung’s latest flagship device, the Galaxy Note 3, just last week. Now, sources in Korea are reporting that Sammy has already begun production on this device. According to sources, 500,000 units will be produced in January 2014, ...

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Booq Galaxy S4 Complete Protection Kit review

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You may not have heard of Booq, a company mostly known for making laptop sleeves and cases, but they’re venturing into the smartphone world with “Complete Protection Kits” for various devices. I had the chance to use their Complete Protection Kit for the Galaxy S4, which ...

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Announcing our ’12 Days of Giveaways’ promotion! [#12DaysAndroid]

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We’re giving away thousands of dollars worth of Android and smartphone-related goodies in December! We’ve got a giant bag of Android-related  and smartphone-related goodies that we’re looking to dump on you guys and gals. It doesn’t matter to us whether you’ve been bad or good, we just ...

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Google Santa Tracker app updated for 2013

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Google’s official Santa Tracker application for Android has been updated for 2013, bringing about some new goodies. As expected, the app supports Chromecast; find out where the jolly, fat guy is from your handset or connected television. Also included in the refreshed app are three new ...

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Android Device Manager application now available in Play Store

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Back in August, Google officially unveiled the Android Device Manager, a service Android fans were looking forward to from a long time. The service could help users to locate their lost Android device for example inside your house under the sofa. It can help them to see the last known location ...

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Gmail Android app updated with vacation response, printing, and more

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The official Gmail client picks up new features, however some are specific to Android 4.4 or later The official Gmail app for Android is getting an update today which adds new moderate and handy features. Chief among the details is the ability to set vacation auto-responses, something ...

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Google Play to see new games categories in February 2014

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Google expects to further expand the number of Google Play categories for games in 2014, according to a new post on the Android Developers Blog. Expected to take effect in February, we should be on the lookout for Simulation, Role Playing, Educational, and perhaps others. Developers can now use ...

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Rovio celebrates 4th birthday of Angry Birds with 15 new ‘Birdday Party’ levels

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Yes, as difficult as it may be to believe, Angry Birds is celebrating its fourth birthday. The series of games, which shows no signs of slowing, has evolved into cartoons, racing games, and even officially licensed Star Wars titles. Today, however, there’s an update to the one that ...

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Rovio debuts kart racing game, Angry Birds Go!

After months of waiting on pins and needles, the day has come. Okay, so maybe it hasn’t been all that crazy, but we have been anxious to get our hands on the kart-style racing game, Angry Birds Go! The title is free to download and play for Android and other mobile platforms and features ...

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