SEIDIO Surface case for Galaxy Note 3 review

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Today we’ll be taking a look at the SEIDO Surface series of cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. We’ve been fortunate enough to spend a few weeks testing this guy out and have come to really appreciate the device. Offered in a variety of color options, we received the gold edition ...

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Evernote adds handwriting recognition to Android app

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The Evernote experience gets even better today as the Android app adds in handwriting functionality. As part of the latest update, users can jot down their notes using a finger or stylus. Notes can employ combinations of audio, handwriting, annotations, images, and more. Perfect for schools, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 arrives March 9

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the U.S. availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2. Priced at $649.99 at major retailers, the tablet offers 32GB of storage and includes more than $800 worth of bundled content through Galaxy Perks. Retail outlets expected to carry the tablet include ...

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Floop the pig in Card Wars: Adventure Time [App of the Day]

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You guys ready for a mathematical and rad game today? Today’s App of the Day comes to us from Cartoon Network’s popular cartoon Adventure Time. Based on the episode of the same name, Card Wars lets players take on various characters from the Adventure Time universe in a wild, always ...

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Gorilla Gadgets extended life battery (6500mAh) for Galaxy Note 3 review

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Up for review today is Gorilla Gadget’s 6500mAh extended life battery for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Packing more than twice the capacity of the normal battery experience, we found it delivered accordingly. The first few times we used this battery we noticed that it was slowly sipping ...

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RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores

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If you’re the type of person who purchases their smartphones from RadioShack you may need to consider a backup solution. The retailer has just announced that up to 1,100 “underperforming” stores will be closed as part of a restructuring. Once complete, it will leave roughly ...

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Morning dashboard concept for Chromecast could be future of Google Now

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Up until now, much of our Chromecast usage has been relegated to streaming our music, videos, or local files. Pretty much everything we do is in some form of watching for entertainment purposes. But, what if you could turn your Chromecast-connected TV into a large dashboard of relevant and ...

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Verizon reboots prepaid options with Allset plans

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Verizon Wireless on Monday announced a new set of prepaid plans for smartphones and more traditional feature phones. Called Allset, smartphones plans are $45 per month and include unlimited voice, text, and 500MB data. The feature phone rate plans include $35 for 500 voice, messaging, and 500MB ...

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Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 review

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When you think about the things we look for in tablets, it’s always the same stuff that comes to mind. We want a light device that’s gorgeous, powerful, and lasts days on end. Some of us also have preferences in regards to storage capacities, speakers, and cameras. Seasoned Android ...

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Bay Area residents can score a Chromecast for as low as $13.33

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If you find yourself living in the San Francisco area saying, “boy, I could really go for a new Chromecast this weekend”, we’ve got a deal for you. Head over to Google’s Shopping Express website and add one to your cart. Google will shave some money off the order if this ...

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Amazon offering seven free apps today including Wreck-It Ralph, Wheel of Fortune

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Amazon is giving away a bundle of games today as part of its Free App of the Day program. Instead of just one title, Amazon is offering up seven games at no cost. As always, you can opt to download any or all of the games listed. Normally retailing at about $17, it’s a nice... Read More

Google steps up security for non-Play Store apps

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Google, over the next few weeks, will beef up its security for apps installed from sources outside of the Google Play Store. According to details revealed at the RSA Conference, Google will enhance the protective measures for those apps which are installed from external sources. While Google ...

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Google VP chats Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, Whatsapp, and more

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Google Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai recently sat down with French website Frandroid where he discussed a number of Android-related topics. Among other things, Pichai touched on the relationship between Samsung and the Android team, Whatsapp, and, of course, future smartphones. On ...

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AllCast gets new look, support for Muzei Live Wallpaper

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A new update hitting AllCast today sees the integration of one our of favorite Live Wallpapers for Android. Yes sir, this Chromecast app now ties into to Muzei, a gorgeous, if not flexible, wallpaper. The 1.0.6 release also gets a “major UI redesign” which looks much more in line ...

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Samsung trots out two new Exynos processors

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Samsung added two new members to its portfolio of Exynos mobile processors at Mobile World Congress this week. In one hand we have the eight-core Exynos 5 Octa 5422 while the other hand holds a six-core Exynos 5 Hexa 5260. The Octa 5422 is designed for high-end “premium” devices and ...

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