Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of tablets. The newest line of Wi-Fi tablets will be offered starting May 1 and will span the 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models. As we might expect, the various devices will be sold at retail outlets such ...

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Nest now available from Google Play Store

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Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth Day, Google will plant a tree for every Nest Thermostat sold today (April 22) on Google Play. To learn more ...

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T-Mobile, MetroPCS add LG Optimus L70, L90

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS on Tuesday confirmed the availability of the LG Optimus L70 and Optimus L90 smartphones. Both were announced earlier in 2014, and feature Android 4.4 KitKat with LG’s custom UI enhancements. T-Mobile will carry the 4G LTE-ready Optimus L90 starting from April 30 with ...

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Domino’s Pizza lets customers pay via Google Wallet

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Domino’s Pizza on Monday announced that customers can now order and pay for their pizza using Google Wallet. The payment system has been integrated into the mobile ordering application for Android. What’s more, anyone who places an order of $10 or more using Google Wallet as the ...

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AT&T bolsters GoPhone offerings with more data, new option

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AT&T on Friday announced that its no-cotnract  GoPhone plans will receive extra data allotments each month at no additional cost. Taking effect April 25, the $40 rate plan increases data from 250MB to 500MB per month. The $60 rate plan will improve from 2GB data to 2.5GB data with Wi-Fi ...

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Republic Wireless calls on $149 Moto G

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Republic Wireless yesterday added the Moto G smartphone to its portfolio of smartphones. Essentially doubling its roster of devices, the Motorola smartphone joins the Moto X as being offered without contract. The 8GB Moto G is priced at only $149.99 and can be paired with Republic ...

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Amazon’s Easter Egg deals offer scores of free and discounted games

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Amazon on Friday announced a little Easter Egg hunt for this weekend which results in a bunch of free and highly discounted games. If you’ve got a moment to spare and want to get in on some freebies, head to Amazon Appstore and look for the overflowing Easter egg. Once you click it ...

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Flickr 3.0 debuts with new look, filters, and more

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Flickr on Thursday rolled out a new version of its Android and iOS applications. Redesigned with a new UI and Instragram-inspired features, the app lets users take and share pictures as well as videos (up to 30 seconds). What’s more, the app provides editing tools like crop, rotate, ...

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MetroPCS now offering Samsung Galaxy S5

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MetroPCS on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Priced at $649, the flagship handset can be paired with the carrier’s rate plans that start at $40 per month. Interested parties can visit MetroPCS.com or one of their retail stores across the ...

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Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile

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Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share locations with friends. Called Nearby Friends, it’s an opt-in feature that lets people share their exact location with other users for determinate amounts of time. Users can choose to share with one ...

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Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates

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Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according to new reports. If you head to Sony’s website and click on the various product pages you’ll find the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z all listed with May 2014. Of course this is ...

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Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’

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Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract multi-line users. Called “Group Save”, the plans see the provider discounting plans for accounts with 2-5 lines of service. The plans, which are available to new and existing customers, ...

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Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac computers. Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or ...

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Google expecting $50 Project Ara phones for January 2015

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Google yesterday revealed that the Project Ara modular smartphone should arrive in January 2015. Known as the “Gray Phone”, it’s deliberately designed to be a generic unit that begs for customization.  Pricing is expected to be around $50 for the base device. As a refresher, ...

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ONE DAY ONLY: Google Glass available to public today

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If you’ve been anxious to get your hands on Google Glass but haven’t been fortunate enough to scoop up an invitation, today’s your lucky day. Literally, today (April 15, 2014) is the day you’ve been waiting on. Google is selling Google Glass to anyone and everyone (U.S. ...

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