Android 4.4.1 coming to improve camera experience for Nexus 5

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Google is expected to soon issue an Android 4.4.1 update to address the camera performance of the Nexus 5. According to The Verge, the details will include faster launching, faster autofocus, and improvements in low-light conditions. Additionally, the white balance will get a punch-up as will ...

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AT&T intros more affordable Mobile Share plans

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AT&T on Thursday announced a new family of Mobile Share Value Plans which are set to take effect on Sunday, December 8. The plans are, in essence, more bang for your buck. Customers will receive unlimited voice minutes and messaging for one or more devices and a bucket of data that ranges ...

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Google’s Santa Tracker returns with Chromecast-ready app

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After spending the last 11+ months maxin’ and relaxin’, Santa and his elves are back in full swing. Just like last year, you can head to the Christmas Village website to keep an eye on how things are going up north. Unlike last year, however, you can see how things a progressing ...

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Amazon offering 50GB Cloud Drive with purchase of select Androids

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Promotion is limited to the first 50,000 customers purchasing a qualifying device Amazon, in an attempt to put together an even sweeter package, is now offering up some free cloud storage with the purchase of select smartphones. Now, and for a limited time, you can pick up 50GB of ...

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Motorola sells through allotted Moto X’s in under 10 minutes

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Thanks for shopping! Moto X is sold out at it’s promo price today. At noon ET on Mon 12/9, register for your unique code while supplies last — Motorola Mobility (@Motorola) December 4, 2013 You guys must really want that $350 contract-free Moto X smartphone. According to Motorola, the allotted ...

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Benchmarks suggest Galaxy S5 could feature 2k display

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New benchmarks found online suggest the Galaxy S5 could feature a 2560 x 1440 pixel display The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 may feature a 2k display, or one that provides 2560 x 1440 pixels. According to VR-Zone, a Samsung SM-G900S with the aforementioned resolution appeared on the GFXBench ...

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Samsung may release up to five phones in Q1 2014

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The Galaxy S5 could be among nearly one half dozen Samsung smartphones released in early 2014 Samsung may introduce up to five smartphones in the first quarter of 2014, including the Galaxy S5. At least so say Korea’s ETNews. While the site has been known to get things wrong on occasion, ...

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Motorola outlines two-day holiday promo for $350 Moto X

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UPDATE: And just like that, Motorola has gone through the allotted devices for Wednesday! Those of you who had hoped to grab one of Motorola’s heavily discounted Moto X smartphones for $349 should listen up. Motorola has outlined the process for how to grab the the off-contract device ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to feature aluminum unibody, report says

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Rumors continue to heat up for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 successor, presumed to be called the Galaxy S5. The last few weeks have given way to multiple reports about potential design features for the flagship device. One such rumor was that the Galaxy S5 would be offered in two versions, a ...

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Amazon announces second annual 12 Days of Deals for books

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You bought yourself a new Kindle Fire HD or Android tablet, eh? You do plan to use that for educational and informational reasons, right? Amazon has introduced its second annual 12 Days of Deals for books. Note that it is not required that you own an Amazon tablet or something with ...

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Watch this guy be a Google Glasshole at the mall

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Check out this video of Ed Bassmaster as he walks around his mall pretending to be a Google Glass user. Yes, he’s a little loud, obnoxious, and a tad bit rude. But you know what? We’re willing to bet he’s not unlike a few of those playing with these. Imagine a world two years ...

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Motorola apologizes for Cyber Monday snags, announces two more days of discounted Moto X

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Motorola will sell the unlocked smartphone for $349 over two additional days Motorola is sorry that you had to miss out on the $150 discount for the Moto X on Cyber Monday. So sorry, in fact, that CEO Dennis Woodside penned a statement acknowledging issues and promising to make things right. If ...

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

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KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the latest Developer Dashboard figures. Statistics collected in the 7-day period ending on December 2 show Jelly Bean ...

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Verizon Cyber Monday deals include free phones from Samsung, LG, and Motorola

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Free smartphones, tablet discounts, and free activations make up the carrier’s specials for Cyber Monday Verizon Wireless’s Cyber Monday deals, in case you haven’t seen yet, include a number of Android smartphones at no cost. Yes, you have to sign the standard two-year service ...

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NVIDIA Shield updated with 1080p Gamestream, other new features

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NVIDIA, not resting on its laurels, has pushed out yet another software update to the SHIELD gaming and entertainment console. Available immediately, Update #65 brings about a number of improvements and enhancements. Notable tweaks include improved Gamestream and Gamepad Mapper as well as ...

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