Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop in December, report says

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Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, could be among the first handsets to see an Android 5.0 Lollipop update. At least that’s what a new SamMobile report tells us. According to a source close to the blog, the Galaxy S5 will get its update in December. The level of ...

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Amazon sees Fire TV content tripling since launch

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If you’ve been considering an Amazon Fire TV then you might now give extra consideration toward pulling the trigger. According to Amazon, the content available for the device has tripled since its launch six months ago. Thanks to partnerships from the likes of Spotify, PBS, NFL, A&R, ...

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U.S. Cellular now offering $100 LG G Pad 7.0 LTE

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U.S. Cellular, in winding down the work week, announced the immediate availability of the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE. Sold for $99 with a two-year service agreement, the tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features a 7-inch WXGA display. Internally you’ll find a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon ...

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MetroPCS launches Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 as carrier’s first tablet

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS on Friday announced that the pre-paid brand is launching its first tablet, the $150 Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7. Available immediately, the tablet can be paired with one of three new rate plans designed for data users. Pricing begins as low as $10 per month for existing ...

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Sprint now offering 1GB data in $20 shared plan

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Sprint on Thursday doubled down on its data allotment for the $20 Family Share Pack plan. Effective immediately, customers receive 1GB of data, up from the previous bucket of 500MB. Add in your non-discounted smartphone for $25 per month and single line subscribers will be looking at $45 per ...

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AT&T calls up Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 for October 24

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Wasting no time in getting the week going, AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2. Expected on Friday, October 24, the handset features a 6-inch HD display and an 8-megapixel rear camera. Additional specifications include a quad-core processor and ...

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Nexus 6 Gallery

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At long last, Motorola and Google announced the Nexus 6, the first smartphone to run Android 5.0 Lollipop. Be sure to read up on the launch of the device which is expected to arrive in late October. Below is a growing gallery of images of the new handset. [Show slideshow]    

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Motorola announces 6-inch Nexus 6 for late October

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As we have come to expect over the last few weeks, Motorola today announced its Nexus 6 smartphone. Due in late October, this is the first handset to run the Android 5.0 Lollipop build. Standout hardware includes a 5.96-inch Quad HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image ...

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Nexus 6 render leaks from familiar source

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What you see here is a Nexus 6 render from once-prolific Twitter source @evleaks. It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything along these lines from Mr. Blass (who has retired) but we’ll definitely take this one today. Looking every bit the device we desire, we see a device ...

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Verizon Droid (Turbo) expected on October 28

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Verizon has set up a countdown on its Droid Does website which should result in the arrival of the Droid Turbo. Slated to expire at noon on October 28, the website reveals little about the actual device itself. That’s quite alright, however, as much of what we need to know has already ...

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T-Mobile to offer Sony Xperia Z3 on October 29

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T-Mobile on Monday kicked off the week by announcing the upcoming arrival of the Sony Xperia Z3. Well, we knew it was coming, but now we know when and for how much. Slated to arrive on October 29, the Xperia Z3 features a 5.2-inch display, 20.7-megapixel rear camera, and a 3100mAh battery. ...

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Motorola tweets and deletes image of red Droid Turbo

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Oops. Motorola’s Droid Landing twitter account on Friday jumped the gun in regards to the upcoming Droid Turbo. The picture you see here was tweeted without any accompanying text or details and then promptly deleted. Indeed, this looks to be the Verizon red take on the big, bad ...

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Verizon announces HTC Desire 612 for tomorrow, October 9

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Verizon on Tuesday announced its next Android smartphone, the HTC Desire 612, will arrive tomorrow, October 9. Sold free with a two-year service agreement, the phone is an entry-level and plastic take on HTC’s One M8 experience. Sold as the Desire 610 by other wireless providers, the ...

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Cricket calls up $200 ZTE Grand X Max for October 10

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Cricket Wireless on Tuesday announced the upcoming launch of its next smartphone, the ZTE Grand X Max. Scheduled to touch down on Friday, October 10, the handset features a massive 6-inch display and 3200mAh battery. The handset runs Android 4.4 KitKat and packs a 1.2GHz quad-core Snadpdragon ...

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AT&T to offer Moto G LTE on October 10

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AT&T kicked off the week by announcing that the Moto G LTE will be here on Friday, October 10. Priced $179 with no long-term commitment, the new Motorola handset can be paired with a contract for $79.99. Additionally, it’s possible to spread payments out via a Next plan: $7.50 per ...

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