Verizon’s Black Friday ad leaks online

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Verizon is the first of the major U.S. wireless carriers to see their 2013 Black Friday deals leaked online. The flier is only a few pages long but it’s a decent selection of deals. It’s not quite as great as the stuff you might find at other retailers; some of them leave us ...

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Aio Wireless offering free ZTE Prelude with any plan

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Just a quick heads up to let you you guys and gals know about a promotion from Aio Wireless which sees the no-contract carrier giving a smartphone away for free. Effective a few weeks back, the carrier is offering the ZTE Prelude at no cost to the customer. Given there’s no long-term ...

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Moto X’s KitKat details confirmed in leak

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It’s no secret that Motorola is readying an Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Moto X – the company has already gone on record as promising such an update for the next few weeks. The first Android 4.4 KitKat details have surfaced for the Moto X, thanks to a leaked document which ...

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Sprint MVNO Ting now supports Nexus 5

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Sprint’s MVNO Ting recently took to their blog to let subscribers know that they, too, support the Nexus 5. All you need to do, of course, is to purchase the Nexus 5 and one of Ting’s SIM cards. Once you have these two items, you can head to the carrier’s support forums for ...

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Sprint and Best Buy giving students one year of free service through Student Program

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Sprint has partnered with Best Buy to give students one year’s worth of service for free as part of a new Sprint Student Program. Available in select Best Buy stores today and expanding nationally later this week, the Unlimited, My Way Student Promotion provides up to $70 worth of monthly ...

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Google aiming for RAW image support in Android

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Google is prepping a new camera API for stock Android experience that could bring about RAW image file support, according to new findings. What’s more, there also looks to be additional support for face detection and removable (perhaps modular) lenses. Google would not be the first ...

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Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch available from December 2

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Qualcomm on Monday confirmed the upcoming price and availability of their Toq Smartwatch. Set to arrive on December 2, the wearable tech features a Mirasol reflective display technology to provide for clear viewing even in direct sunlight. The Toq pairs via Bluetooth and works with Android ...

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Virgin Mobile calls on HTC Desire for latest smartphone

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Virgin Mobile on Monday announced the immediate availability of the HTC Desire. Not to be mistaken for the 2010 smartphone of the same name, this is a no-contract version of the Desire 601 introduced only this fall. Powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the 4G LTE handset is more likely to be ...

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Amazon rolls out Fire OS 3.1 to select Kindle Fire HD models

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Amazon on Monday confirmed that the latest version of Fire OS (3.1) is now available for select Kindle Fire HD models. Offered as a free over-the-air update, Fire OS 3.1 brings about new features such as Goodreads, Second Screen, and Enterprise (BYOD) support. Additionally, the update includes ...

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PayAnywhere rings up new mobile payment app experience

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PayAnywhere, a key player in the mobile transaction space, has rolled out a new mobile application for Android. The 2.0 release, which went live this week, features a streamlined user interface with easier sign on and support for multiple accounts. If you’re in the market for a payment ...

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RadioShack offering Galaxy S4 for $49.99 with contract

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RadioShack is offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for a mere $49.99 with a two-year service agreement. The deal, which runs for a limited time, works for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon customers, To take advantage of the deal, simply head to RadioShack.com or to your local retail store. The Samsung ...

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HTC ‘M8′ will reportedly run KitKat and feature 5-inch 1080 display, Snapdragon 800 CPU

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Not that we would expect anything less, but the next-gen HTC flagship smartphone (code name M8) will reportedly feature a 5-inch 1080p HD display. What’s more, it will get its power from the combination of Android 4.4 KitKat and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Considering that most ...

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U.S. version of Moto G to launch with Android 4.4 – report

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As we learned the other day at its introduction, the U.S. version of the Moto G is not expected to arrive until early 2014. Fortunately for those who like to be on the cutting edge of smartphones, our localized model will launch with the newest version of Android, the 4.4 KitKat release. ...

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Tylt Vu wireless smartphone charger review

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So you got yourself a brand new Nexus 5 or some other smartphone that features wireless charging capability, eh? Did you buy a charging pad for it yet? No?  Great, here’s one you’ll want to check out. It’s called the Vu and it comes from product maker Tylt. Looking very ...

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Republic Wireless now selling $299 Moto X without contract

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Republic Wireless has become the latest carrier to offer support for the Moto X smartphone. Unlike with other wireless providers, this particular model is unlocked and contract-free…and very affordable. It’s finally here… Moto X with four new plans to choose from and the ability to ...

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