NVIDIA demos Project SHIELD streaming from PC

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NVIDIA looks to be kicking off a new weekly series of posts and videos dedicated to the Project SHIELD so we felt obligated to pass the news to you.  You’ll see in the video below how easy it is to stream games from a PC to the handheld gaming console/controller. Not only that, but ...

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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Stitcher Radio gets total overhaul in 3.0 release

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Stitcher Radio, one of our favorite apps of all time, just got even better today with a new 3.0 interface. Essentially recreated from the bottom up, the app looks stunning and very modern and makes for an excellent streaming audio option. We didn’t exactly hate the last version but boy do ...

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HTC photography infographic teases something special for 2013

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HTC today put together an infographic related to camera technology over the past two centuries. A cool little recap of history on its own, it seemingly confirms recently leaked details in that HTC will employ something special in the upcoming M7 smartphone. Rumors surfacing this week tell us ...

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HTC M7 will employ new ‘Ultrapixels’ sensor, report indicates

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HTC will employ a new camera sensor for the upcoming M7 smartphone, reports Pocketlint. Said to be marketed as “Ultrapixels”, it’s not all that different from what other companies have done with their camera technology. Instead of looking for the 13-megapixel camera sensor, we ...

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HD Widgets 3.8 arrives with Colourform theme pack

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A new version of HD Widgets has been released into Google Play, however the developers “are not making a big deal” of the update.  That’s okay, we’ll make it a big deal.  Why? Because it features Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean aesthetics, tons of color options, and ...

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Motorola X-Phone may include 4.8-inch display, Kevlar body

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Let’s have some Motorola X-Phone rumors to get the weekend going, shall we? New details passed to Phone Arena suggest that the rumored-and-seemingly-confirmed smartphone will employ hardware from current Motorola devices, including a 3000mAh battery and Kevlar back. Expected at Google I/O ...

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HTC M7 will launch in U.S. with AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

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Verizon will reportedly delay the release of the HTC M7.

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HTC will follow M7 with M4 and G2, rumor suggests

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HTC will announce a mid-range and entry-level Android smartphone in the weeks following the M7, reports Unwired View (@evleaks). Just as they have in previous years, the handset maker will produce devices aimed at demographics outside of high-end hardware lovers. Think HTC One X, One S, and One ...

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Motorola X-Phone confirmed by job listing

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The Motorola X-Phone takes one step closer to legitimacy today as details of a LinkedIn job posting seemingly confirmed the device. The listing, which has since been yanked down, was for a Senior Director of Product Management, X-Phone, and spelled out various roles. Key among the details were ...

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Temple Run 2 races to 50 million installs in under two weeks

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The endless runner has become the fastest game to hit 50 million installs, outpacing Angry Birds Space.

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Watch Samsung’s “The Big Pitch” teaser for Sunday’s Big Game

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Talk about the game however you want, just don't use specific words.

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NVIDIA provides back story for Project SHIELD

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NVIDIA has put together a lengthy blog post to detail all the fun and excitement (and stress) that went into creating the new Project SHIELD. We didn’t realize this at the time but this thing has kicking around the minds of NVIDIA staffers for the better part of ten years. Apparently it ...

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MetroPCS calls on $200 LG Spirit for latest smartphone

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MetroPCS today announced the carrier’s latest smartphone, the Android-powered LG Spirit, is now available. Among other details, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 4.5-inch display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel camera (rear), front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, ...

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HTC M7 reportedly due March 8 with two color options

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The much-rumored HTC M7 will reportedly arrive on March 8 where it will be made available in two color options, indicates HTCSource. Should the details prove accurate, this means HTC will be release the handset less than three weeks after the February 19 announcement. In terms of colors, the ...

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