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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Android 4.3 update begins hitting various HTC One models

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The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has started rolling out to various versions of the HTC One smartphone. Sorry, not the U.S. just yet. It’s the Taiwanese variant of the device, however, that gets first dibs on the software. Reports surfacing today indicate that a 512MB file has arrived ...

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F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices – NYTimes.com

The guidelines are expected to allow reading e-books or other publications, listening to podcasts, and watching videos, according to several of the panel’s members who requested anonymity because they could not comment on the recommendations. The ban on sending and receiving e-mails and text ...

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EA releases FIFA 14 on Android for free

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EA has released its latest sports title, the popular soccer/football game FIFA 14, on Android in Google Play and Amazon Appstore. Details are exactly what you’d expect in the game and include 33 leagues, over 600 licensed teams, and more than 16,000 players. That’s a lot of stuff, ...

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Archos GamePad 2 leaks with quad-core CPU

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The Archos GamePad 2 has surfaced online ahead of its formal announcement, leading many to believe the debut is soon at hand. The preliminary specs, which have since been pulled down, indicate a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and 2GB is in order for the device. Additionally, the GamePad 2 should ...

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Is Verizon hinting at new Droid tablet?

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Take a look at the video below and you’ll see it’s not much more than an extended sequence of events from the recent Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx commercials. If you’ve not seen either then just enjoy a little over 4:00 of a pseudo-spy protagonist as he is seduced and tricked by ...

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