Google Now adds a host of new cards

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Newest updates adds cards for car rentals, concert tickets, commute sharing, NCAA football and additional reminders. Also, public transit and TV cards are improved as well.

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Verizon dials up LG Enact as next entry level Android

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Verizon today began offering its latest entry-level smartphone, the LG Enact. Priced at $19 with a two-year service agreement, the phone features a QWERTY keyboard, 4-inch 800×480 display, 5-megapixel rear camera (1080p video), and LTE support. Powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, the ...

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Virgin Mobile now offering waterproof Reef

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Virgin Mobile announced on Thursday that the immediate availability of a waterproof Android smartphone in the Reef. Manufactured by ZTE, the phone is Virgin Mobile’s first certified IPX7 waterproof device and comes with an attractive $149.99 price. The Reef is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly ...

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NVIDIA Shield review: The gaming has changed

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I am not a mobile gamer – at least not in the sense that some of you guys and gals might be. I tend to prefer my Android gaming in a casual, pick-it-up-put-it-down manner and rarely find myself playing a first person shooter or something with high-end graphics. Not because I don’t ...

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Google Keep updated to include reminders and Google Now integration

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Google announced on Wednesday that a moderate update has arrived for Google Keep, adding in a number of noteworthy enhancements. Details include the ability to set reminders for certain times or locations as well as the ability to snooze or adjust them in the notification bar. For example, Keep ...

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FCC outs LG ‘V500′ 9.8-inch tablet

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With a new Quad HD display, a G Pad, and a sliding QWERTY on the horizon, LG has plenty in the pipeline as it pertains to Android products. Based on a newly discovered FCC document, a 9.8-inch V500 is set to join the fray. The early specs are light but Engadget points to dual-band Wi-Fi... Read More

LG intros Quad HD display for smartphones with insane 538ppi

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LG Display’s Quad HD panel for smartphones realizes clearer images with 4 times more pixels than HD at 1,280X720 resolution

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QWERTY slider LG Enact headed to Verizon in coming days, report says

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Verizon will soon introduce a new QWERTY slider smartphone from LG in the next days, reports @evleaks. Called the LG Enact, it should feature a 4-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, and 5-row QWERTY keyboard. Given the relatively low level of leaks and rumors for this one we are not ...

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Samsung debuts Galaxy Golden flip phone for Korea

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Following closely on the heels of last week’s dual-screen Hennessy announcement, Samsung has introduced the flip phone Galaxy Golden. Powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the smartphone boasts two 3.7-inch AMOLED displays, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.9-megapixel front-facing shooter, and ...

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Get This Look: iOS7 inspired

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present this weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset and tell you which apps you’ll need if... ...

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16 stray observations about the Moto X

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24 hours in, we share our initial impressions of our custom-designed Moto X.

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Android 4.3 for Droid DNA and North American HTC One models due September – HTC exec

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HTC expects to soon have an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for the HTC Droid DNA and North American versions of the HTC One. How soon? By the end of September, if all goes according to plan. HTC president Jason Mackenzie said, via Twitter, that  the company is working hard on certification with ...

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Google Maps for Android to get Waze’s real time incident reports

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Google Maps for Android and iOS will soon offer Waze’s real time incident reports, according to a Google Lat Long blog post.  Once in place, users will be able to find and report accidents, road closings, construction, and more.  To start, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, ...

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Black HTC Zara detailed in new images, specs

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The picture gets a bit clearer today for the HTC Zara, a smartphone rumored to arrive later this year. Alleged to be a plastic take on the HTC One design, the phone looks to feature some of the same aesthetics that have made for the popular line. According to details obtained by evleaks, the ...

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‘Andy Inside’ is successor to Exploded Andy t-shirt

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The latest t-shirt design from Dion Briggs in the Android-themed series is out and it’s a callback or successor to one of the originals. Called “Andy Inside” it’s quite reminiscent of the Exploded Andy shirt from a few years back. If you’re into showing off your ...

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