HTC Desire 816 announced with spring release

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HTC on Monday announced the Desire 816, a mid-range Android that provides much of the HTC One experience in a lower price point. Made from polycarbonate materials, the Desire 816 features a 5.5-inch 720p display, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Powered by a 1.2GHz ...

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French handset maker Wiko calls up first Tegra 4i LTE smartphone

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French handset maker Wiko Mobile has created Europe’s first smartphone with an integrated Tegra 4i LTE processor. Featuring a 4.7-inch 720p display, the Wiki WAX also provides users with an 8-megapixel rear camera, and LTE and HSPA+ support. The Tegra 4i processor is a quad-core CPU with ...

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YotaPhone debuts next-gen smartphone at MWC

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Yota Devices, the company behind the dual-display smartphone experience, has announced a second-generation device at Mobile World Congress. Key among the differences from the first model is that both the e-paper display and 5-inch AMOLED panel are touch. The phone itself is more curvy and ...

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Qualcomm rolls out 8-core Snapdragon 615 CPU

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Qualcomm on Monday kicked off Mobile World Congress with a pair of new mobile processors. Today sees the chipmaker adding the Snapdragon 615 and 610 to its lineup. The Snapdragon 615 is the company’s first commercial octa-core CPU solution with integrated LTE and 64-bit capabilities. ...

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Samsung announces Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo ahead of MWC

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Samsung on Saturday announced its next-gen smartwatch, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Dropping the “Galaxy” moniker this time around, the pair of watches run Samsung’s own Tizen OS and not Android. Expected to arrive in April, the two devices share similar specifications. The key ...

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Glove fits users with the best carrier based on coverage needs [App of the Day]

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So your contract is up and you’re ready to switch to a new carrier, eh? Or, maybe you’ve gotten so aggravated with your providers data speeds that you’re ready to call it quits.  Before you sign any long-term agreements or commit to a particular wireless carrier, try out ...

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Google offers up public beta channel for Google Cast extension

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Like to get in on the ground floor and help shape the future of things to come? Maybe you’re the kind of person who wants to test out new software or hardware ahead of final, public release. Do you own a Chromecast? Great, here’s a bit of news you’re sure to enjoy. Google has ...

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Sprint debuts Wi-Fi calling for Galaxy Mega, Galaxy S4 Mini

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Sprint on Friday announced that the Samsung Galaxy Mega and Samsung Galaxy S4 mini are the first to support its new Wi-Fi calling. Available shortly, the free service allows for calls and messaging over traditional Wi-Fi networks. Users will need to download and install the latest over-the-air ...

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Samsung teaser video suggests Galaxy S5 to be waterproof, powerful, and stylish

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As if you had any lingering doubts that Samsung was set to debut the Galaxy S5 next week, a new teaser video has surfaced online. Short (37-seconds), sweet, a shy of hard details, it suggests the “next Galaxy” will be all sorts of wonderful things. Among other adjectives, Samsung ...

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NVIDIA debuts Tegra Note 7 LTE

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NVIDIA on Friday announced that a 4G LTE ready version of its Tegra Note 7 will soon be available. Arriving in the second quarter, the 7-inch tablet will connect to both LTE and HSPA+ networks in various countries around the world. Indeed, the Tegra Note 7 features NVIDIA’s i500 processor ...

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IQTELL marries ‘inbox zero’ and GTD in new app [App of the Day]

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If you’re like me then you’ve likely got an email inbox full of unread messages and a to-do list that gets longer every day. For all the labels and rules we’ve set up in our lives the truth is that we can do better. IQTELL’s new Android app is here to help. Employing a ...

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Sprint Framily plans now offered to business lines

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Sprint on Thursday announced that Framily Plans have are now available for small business customers. Much like it does with their standard family accounts, Sprint entices more users by dangling $5 discounts. Indeed, Sprint will take $5 each line added to the overall plan. One line costs $55 per ...

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TA: Little Red Riding Hood is a gorgeous game with familiar characters (App of the Day)

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Looking for a fun way to kill some free time? You’ll definitely want to check out Twisted Adventures: Little Red Riding Hood, a stunningly beautiful game with familiar feel. Play as the titular character, you job is to traverse the woods on the way way to grandma’s house. Along your ...

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Watch Samsung’s new ad campaigns for Galaxy line

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Keep an eye on your TV sets over the next few weeks and you’ll likely encounter one of Samsung’s new ad campaigns. Launching today, the latest commercials have a playful, poking tone that doesn’t stray far from previous ads. Yes, there’s some jokes to be had at ...

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Amazon Coins now available directly from Android devices

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Amazon on Wednesday announced that customers living in the US, UK and Germany can now use (buy, spend, earn) Amazon Coins directly from their Android phones and tablets. Previously exclusive to the Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon Coins can let users buy apps, purchase add-ons, unlock features, and ...

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