Telenav’s Scout app switches on OpenStreetMap

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Telenav on Monday announced its mobile apps will begin using OpenStreeMap. More specifically, the iOS app will begin integrating the crowd-sourced maps later this week. The Android version, for its part, will see the feature roll out by June. One of the key differences in using OpenStreetMap ...

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T-Mobile connected tablets now available at Walmart

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T-Mobile on Monday announced that Walmart locations across the country are now selling connected tablets. The Trio AXS 3G Quad Core tablet went on sale last Saturday for $179; features include a 7.85-inch display, 16GB internal storage, a quad-core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB RAM. Looking ahead ...

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HOW TO: Score $22 worth of Amazon Coins for free

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Simple method earns you free credits plus 10 apps in the process So you like free stuff, eh? How would you like to earn $22 worth of Amazon Coins? What if we threw in 9 premium photo apps and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, too? It’s easy, doesn’t long at all, and works like a... Read More

Shutterbug Delight! Amazon giving away 9 paid photo apps for free today

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Each app comes with $1 worth of credit towards other apps, too In what is becoming an almost weekly occurrence, Amazon is giving away a number of applications for free on Friday. As part of its Free App of the Day program, Amazon is offering up 9 apps centered around a common theme: ...

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Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire get GTA trilogy, Twitch, and more

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Amazon and Rockstar Games today announced that the Grand Theft Auto trilogy is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire. Customers can now download and play Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on both the set-top box or the tablet. As if ...

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Samsung: 11 million Galaxy S5 sales in first month

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As if you might have expected anything else, Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S5 is off to a strong start. According to Co-CEO JK Shin, the new flagship smartphone is selling better than any of its predecessors. How well is it doing? In the first month since it was released the Samsung ...

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Univision dials up its own MVNO on back of T-Mobile network

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Spanish-language TV network Univision on Thursday announced its own wireless service, Univision Mobile. Aimed at Hispanics living in the United States, the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) operates on the back of T-Mobile’s 2G/3G network. Univision Mobile offers no-contract plans ...

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Jabra Rox wireless headset review

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Up for review today we’re taking a look at Jabra’s latest wireless headset, the ROX Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Earbuds. We’ve been very pleased with Jabra’s efforts in the past; their speakers and headphones are some of our favorites. How do these fare? Suffice it to say, ...

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS add entry-level ZTE Concord II

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS on Wednesday announced the availability of their next budget smartphone, the ZTE Concord II. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4-inch (800×480 pixels) display, 5-megapixel rear camera (720p video recording), and 4GB internal storage. Under the ...

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Valve classics Portal and Half-Life 2 now available for NVIDIA Shield

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Now, more than ever, it’s a great time to be an NVIDIA Shield owner. In case you haven’t picked up on the buzz these last few days, the portable gaming and entertainment console has added two key games to its arsenal. Indeed, both of Valve’s top-selling games, Portal and ...

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile call on Spark-ready LG Volt

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Both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have added a tri-band 4G LTE smartphone to their respective rosters today; both now sell the LG Volt. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the Volt features a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The back offers an ...

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KitKat details leaked for multiple Samsung smartphones

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Samsung expects to deliver Android 4.4 KitKat updates to around eight smartphones before June is out, says SamMobile. According to the blog’s sources, a number of devices have already been cleared to roll with a handful of others still in “testing”. Between May and June we ...

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Huawei pulls curtain back on flagship Ascend P7

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Huawei on Wednesday pulled back the curtain for its latest flagship smartphone, the Ascend P7. Making its debut at an event in Paris, France, the handset is sleek, thin, sexy, and sophisticated. Huawei was quiet on much of the hardware details but we do know it runs Android under the latest ...

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Boost Mobile debuts new unlimited talk, text, data plans

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Boost Mobile on Tuesday announced a trio of new rate plans for feature phone and smartphone users alike. Priced as low as $40 these “Monthly Unlimited Select” options each allow for unlimited talking, texting, and data. What’s the difference in them, you ask? That would be the ...

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Early details leak for Samsung GALAXY Tab S

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Hey, look! Samsung has yet another new line of products to unveil, or so says SamMobile. This time we’re looking at what’s being billed as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S. Specifications obtained by the blog suggest the tablet could come in on the higher end of things. Details are said to ...

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