Boost Mobile now offering Boost Warp 4G

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Boost Mobile on Thursday announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the Boost Warp 4G. Priced at $199.99, the handset features a 4.5-inch HD display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and support for the 4G LTE network.  Additional specs include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, front-facing ...

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Panasonic hangs up on smartphones

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Panasonic confirmed on Thursday that it plans to stop working on consumer-level smartphones in September. The news doesn’t come as much of a surprise as these rumors have been kicking about since this summer. The company does plan, however, to continue development of feature phones and ...

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Samsung Galaxy Trend 3 announced for China

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Samsung today introduced a new dual-SIM smartphone for China in the Galaxy Trend 3. Powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4.3-inch display (800×480 pixels), a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, microSD expansion, and an 1800mAh battery. Judging by Samsung China’s website ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition arrives October 10

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Samsung on Thursday announced the upcoming U.S. availability of the Galaxy Note 10.1- 2014 Edition. Arriving at major retailers on October 10, the 10.1-inch tablet experience will begin pre-orders midnight ET tomorrow, September 27. Offered in two color options (Jet Black and Classic White), ...

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Cut the Rope 2 due this winter

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Om Nom is back in the first true sequel to the popular Cut the Rope game for mobile devices. Expected “this winter” the game should, like its predecessor, see dozens of levels spread across various themed settings. ZeptoLab is announcing an entirely new game. Cut the Rope 2 is in ...

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Twitter ‘Alert’s will push critical info on natural disasters, emergencies, more

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Today, we’re launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, natural disasters or moments when other communications services aren’t accessible. via Twitter Alerts: ...

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Google Hangouts updated with improved layout and subtle enhancements

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Google Hangouts for Android is getting an update today, bringing about a handful of user-requested features. The layout changes only slightly but it looks more intuitive; starting conversations is easier than ever. Details include: You can see who’s reachable right now on Hangouts. Green ...

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Gmail app gets card interface, improved conversation threads

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Gmail announced on Wednesday that the official Android app is getting a new look over the coming days and weeks. Two key changes in the client include a cleaner, card-like layout and enhanced conversation threading. Additional details include better selection of multiple messages and more ...

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Humble Mobile Bundle 2 arrives with Bloons TD 5, Carmageddon, more

The second edition of the Android-only bundle, Humble Mobile Bundle 2 is out today. In the roster this time 4-6 games spread across a pretty wide spectrum, all of which are popular on their own. Like the previous bundle this is a pay-what-you-want promotion for the entire bundle. For two weeks, ...

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Samsung confirms October debut for smartphone with curved display

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Samsung is expected introduce a smartphone with a curved display in October, says the company’s head of mobile strategic marketing. “We plan to introduce a smartphone with a curved display in South Korea in October,” - D.J. Lee Curved displays aren’t necessarily new to ...

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Samsung Galaxy F may be 2014 flagship smartphone

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Look for Samsung to introduce a new, premium flagship smartphone in 2014, says industry sources. According to ETNews, Samsung will add a Galaxy F to the roster of key device releases like the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note family. Reportedly, the Galaxy F will trump all other smartphones in the ...

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What is Amazon’s ‘Mojito’ Fire OS 3.0?

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One of the key features in Amazon’s new 2013 Kindle Fire tablets is its “Mojito” Fire 3.0 OS. What are the details and what does this mean to the end user? Amazon has put together a lengthy list of features, enhancements, and updates and we certainly recommend checking it out ...

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Samsung calls up Gold Pink and Gold Brown Galaxy S4

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Samsung announced on Tuesday that a Gold Pink and Gold Brown version of the Galaxy S4 smartphone will soon be available. These two are likely not going to come to the United States in any capacity but should be offered in limited markets across the Middle East. Pricing is not known but we ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Trade Wi-Fi passwords for coffee and hugs with Hotspotio

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Unlike typical WIFI network sharing, which requires people to enter a long complicated password, Hotspotio allows community members to access WIFI in one click. This codeless sharing system is faster and more secure than handing out the actual password.Individual users and businesses have the ...

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