Texture wallpapers for your Android: Volume II

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. We recently began curating a collection of wallpapers for you, dear reader, and are only too happy ...

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Thoughts…in brief: Contract, no contract, or screw it all?

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If you have read my bio, you know I am a mother, wife, writer, and low-grade tech junkie. I’m no expert when it comes to technology, but I easily learn from experiences and thoroughly enjoy listening to what others have to say.  With that in mind I was sitting in my office last week ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps you should know this week (July 11)

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We've picked out some really fun games to help pass the time in these hot, dog days of summer.

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Motorola rumored to be making a cheaper Nexus 4-like phone

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According to the Spanish tech site ADSLZone, Motorola is making a less expensive phone in the spirit of the Nexus 4. Rumors concerning the American manufacturer’s plans say that the upcoming device will play host to high-end hardware like a quad-core processor, without the high-end price. ...

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Offers app and new Google Maps app for Android make it even easier to save on purchases

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Google seems to be making it easier than ever to save money. Today on their commerce blog, they mentioned that they have expanded the way users can discover offers to include browsing the web with a Google device, using their popular Offers app, or even through Google Maps. No more clipping ...

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Amazon drops HTC One to $49.99 ( Sprint and AT&T)

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Drastic discounts for those looking to sign a new service agreement.

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Brands we love: Seidio

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In the market for a new smartphone or tablet accessory for your beloved Android? Fortunately for you, there are a number of companies who provide a portfolio of wonderful products to choose from. One such company that we’d like to draw attention to is Seidio. We recently received a couple ...

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Get this look for your Android: Vibandroid

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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 ...

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Taskbar W8 – A Start button for Android

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Taskbar Windows 8 style (W8) adds a very familiar, but almost incompatible, feeling to Android.  Even though Microsoft did not think it was worth keeping, the Start button has been added to Android along with some new, Android-specific features.  Did Microsoft count the Start button out too ...

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Start your back-ups! Astrid will officially shut down this August

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If you remember, Yahoo! purchased Astrid (the task management service) back in May, and we had reported that Yahoo! didn’t plan on keeping the service around. Well folks, it looks like they have made that plan official, as Yahoo! announced over the weekend that they will be shutting down ...

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Staples drops prices on all Nexus 7 devices, new Nexus may be looming

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If you’re in the mood for speculation, put on your monocles and grab your corncob pipes, and indulge me for a moment. From leaks and rumors all over the internet, we’re seeing signs of a brand-spankin’-new Nexus 7-ish device coming soon to a phoneaholic near you. Retailers ...

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Gradient wallpapers for your Android smartphone or tablet

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Give your Android a new look this weekend with one of these unobtrusive and simple wallpapers.

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Reminder: MobileBeat 2013 is next week

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Friendly reminder time! MobileBeat 2013 — VentureBeat’s sixth annual event on the future of mobile — is coming up on July 9-10 in San Francisco, and it’s shaping up to be one of the most provocative mobile events of the year. Nearly sold out, there’s still a chance ...

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Report states the Samsung Galaxy S4 has hit the 20 million sold mark

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We all know how popular the Samsung Galaxy S4 is and according to a report by Korea-based news outlet Yonhap News, it looks like sales have topped the 20 million mark. If you crunch the numbers a bit, that’s roughly 1.7 times faster than sales of the Galaxy S3 (looking at the two month ...

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Simple Mobile launches new plans, increases 4G data limits

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If you are in the market for a solid no-contract plan some news came out today that may interest you. Simple Mobile launched new plans this morning which included increasing their previously modest 4G data limits. Earlier plans were already quite the deal and now customers can receive even more ...

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