Samsung puts 1TB cloud in your living room with Android-powered HomeSync

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Samsung on Thursday announced the availability of the HomeSync media device which aims to put a 1TB cloud in your living room. The media center, which sells for $299, connects to Samsung devices such as the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note line and lets users store, sync, and stream content to a TV. ...

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs surface

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New photos have surfaced online which are purported to be some of our first looks at Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll notice in the images below that there are a few Key Lime Pie references which suggests the designs were in place before Google announced the name of this particular version. ...

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Sony brings Pinball Rocks HD to Android

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SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT’S PINBALL ROCKS HD APP FEATURES FIRST ALL METAL & ROCK SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE NOW FOR ANDROID NEW YORK –Oct. 1, 2013– Sony Music Entertainment announces the release of the Android version of Pinball Rocks HD, a five-table pinball compilation game. The app has ...

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Dell debuts 7 and 8-inch Venue tablets

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Dell on Wednesday announced a pair of Android-powered tablets for the consumer market with the Venue 7 and Venue 8. As the names give away, these are 7-inch and 8-inch devices; both have relatively lower price tags and are expected in October. The Venue 7 comes with a dual-core 1.6GHz Intel ...

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Dead Zebra celebrates China National Day with limited edition Android collectible

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Dead Zebra has a new, limited-edition Android collectible to help celebrate CHina National Day. Available starting from 11PM EDT later today (October 2), the figure will be aimed primarily at China/Hing Kong, however you’ll have a chance to purchase one for yourself. The limit is one per ...

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LG to intro curved display with ‘Z’ smartphone

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LG, looking to keep pressure on Samsung, will introduce a smartphone with a curved (concave) display in the coming weeks. Known, for now, as the “Z”, this device is said to be currently in production and should be ready to go later in October. It might be a little bit of “lost ...

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T-Mobile goes zero down for LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and others

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T-Mobile is currently offering a rather great promotion which has a number of key smartphones on sale for zero money down. Normally requiring between $100-$150 down per device, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G2 are listed with no deposits. Also available under this deal are the Samsung Galaxy ...

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Hulu Plus integrates Chromecast support

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Hulu has become the latest service to introduce support for Google’s Chromecast device, according to a post on the official Google blog. The Android version of the app includes the integration immediately; iOS client is due soon. As is the case with YouTube or Netflix, users can simply ...

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Scout navigation app intros real-time social meet up and ETA sharing

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GPS and navigation application Scout has a new update this week folds in a layer of social sharing. With the latest release of Scout users will be able to share their estimated time of arrival for destinations and real-time location. Headed to a family reunion or a big business outing? ...

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T-Mobile to sunset Classic plans at retail partners starting in November

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As many of you already know, T-Mobile has done away with phone subsidies through its website and retail locations. Partner such as Walmart and Best Buy, however, have been able to continue offering the Classic plans with signed contracts. A leaked T-Mobile document shows the carrier hanging up ...

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BRIEF: FreedomPop debuts first 100 percent free mobile service

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FreedomPop, the free wireless internet company, today on its one year anniversary launched its beta of the world’s first completely free mobile service with free voice, text and data. The company will give users a guaranteed 500 MBs of data, 500 text messages, and 200 anytime voice ...

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An Android 4.4 KitKat concept we could get behind

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Here’s a conceptual look at Android 4.4 KitKat with which we could fall fast in love. Google+ user Nikolai Prettner has put together a mockup for what the gallery and settings could look like if Google were to employ the same Holo/cards aesthetic found in recent apps. I don’t know ...

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Nexus 5 spied in clearest picture yet

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We’re officially into October which means we’re fairly confident that the next-generation Nexus smartphone is due this month. Photos, leaks, and rumors have been gathering steam over the last few weeks as we head into the presumed Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 announcements. Today ...

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Lifeproof Samsung Galaxy S3 case review

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Are you the type of mobile user who needs protection against drops and water? You’ll have a hard time finding something better than Lifeproof’s Galaxy S3 case. Designed to withstand drops, dirt, dust, water, and life, these cases are an all-in-one protection solution. We’ve ...

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MetroPCS now offering LG Optimus F6 for $199

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MetroPCS announced on Monday that the no-contract carrier is now offering the LG Optimus F6. Priced at $199, the smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and dual-core 1.2GHz processor. With support for T-Mobile’s LTE and HSPA+ ...

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