Samsung Galaxy S4 ‘Smart Scroll’ feature confirmed in screen grabs

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The rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S4 having an eye scrolling feature have taken another step closer to confirmation. Screen grabs posted by SamMobile show the option in the phone’s settings page, where it appears users can toggle specific apps. Like the idea of Smart Scroll for GMail but ...

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SXSW finalist Thread aims to reinvent caller ID

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Have you grown bored with the manner in which your phone delivers caller ID? Yeah, it’s pretty mundane stuff with just a name and number. Oh, you have the last Facebook update? Meh.  Thread hopes to change the game. A finalist for the SXSW Accelarator award, Thread is available in Google ...

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Sprint intros ‘Bring Your Own Sprint Device’ for MVNOs

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Sprint today announced a new policy for its MVNO (mobile virtual network operators) which will allow users to bring old Sprint devices to other carriers. Called (Bring Your Own Sprint Device) BYOSD, the deal will help consumers save money on purchasing new phones while. At the same time, this ...

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Verizon announces Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 availability for March 7

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Verizon and Samsung today announced that the 10.1-inch Galaxy Note 10.1 will be available starting March 7. Priced at $599.99 it definitely doesn’t come cheap for the 4G LTE ready device. Powered Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the key specs include 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, up to external ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 will feature eye scrolling, reports NYT

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The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 will feature a new eye scrolling technology, reports someone (Samsung employee) who claims to have used the device. A New York Times article today details the rumored feature and points to recent filings which seem to substantiate the claim. The phone will track a ...

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Jelly Dash: Incredibly entertaining with high replay value

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If you’re in the market for an entertaining way to spend a few minutes of your day, I submit Jelly Dash. This free game is one of the more addictive titles I have played over the last few weeks. Jelly Dash is everything you want in a casual game: colorful graphics, very simple mechanics, ...

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Samsung introduces us to Jeremy in teaser for the Galaxy S4

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Jeremy... what's in the box?

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Sprint calls on $49.99 Sprint Force as latest 4G LTE handset

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Sprint today announced its latest smartphone, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream powered Sprint Force, is now available online and at retail locations around the country. Priced at $49.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) with a two-year service agreement, the handset features a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, ...

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Candy Crush Saga: Incredibly addictive and tons of fun

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Got a few minutes to kill? Perfect, that’s literally all you need for Candy Crush Saga. I’ve been playing this game for the last few weeks and it’s easily one of the  most addictive titles I’ve recently come across. As a former Facebook-only game, I was somewhat ...

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Samsung invites public to Times Square to watch unveiling of Galaxy S4

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Not a member of the press but still want to see the Galaxy S4 unveiled in New York? You’re in luck; Samsung is inviting the public to Times Square to watch the Unpacked event live. If you’re in the area on March 14 and want to be on hand for the announcement of one of... Read More

HTC confirms Sense 5 update coming to select previous models

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HTC today confirmed that the HTC Sense 5 UI will be coming to select existing models as part of a software update. Timing is unknown, however the models are expecting the update include variants of the One X, One X+, One S, and HTC Butterfly. As is the case with other updates of this magnitude, ...

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Samsung to employ multiple processor types for Galaxy S4, report indicates

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For the flagship smartphone, the handset maker will use different processors for different markets.

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Adobe Photoshop Touch comes to Android smartphones

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Adobe has released a smartphone version of the Photoshop Touch app that tablet users have enjoyed for some time. Available for $4.99 in the Google Play Store, it has all the core capabilities, including adding effects, crop, retouch, filters, sharing, and more. Additionally, the app comes with ...

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Samsung takes on Google Wallet, Apple Passbook with Samsung Wallet

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Samsung today announced a coupon and ticketing service not unlike Apple’s Passbook or Google Wallet. Called Samsung Wallet, the app and service comes with an API (beta) for developers which should spur adoption and integration. Already working with Samsung are Expedia, MLB, Hotels.com, ...

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Google debuts Google+ Sign-In, the Facebook Login and Open Graph killer

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You know how many of your favorite Android games let you sign in with a Facebook account? You know many times that sign-in leads to spammy wall posts or clutter in your news feed? Google today announced something similar with Google+ sign-in, however there’s nary a trace of that added ...

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