Pieces come together for LG G3 ahead of next week’s launch

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With just a week away from LG’s announcement of their latest flagship, the G3, LG has purposefully put up a product page for the G3.  There reason? To tease us and entice us! Nothing is reveled in the product page besides the G3 with its round quick cover on, but we have pretty much ...

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Gmail updated featuring new UI tweaks and features

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Gmail for Android has been updated to version 4.8, which offers a host of new features including “Save to Google Drive”, print attachments directly in Gmail, and some UI tweaks to clean things up a bit. Google has moved the Settings, Help and Feeback menu buttons from the overflow ...

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LG gearing up for G Watch launch

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LG is prepping the launch of one of the first Android Wear smartwatches, the G Watch.  After many different teases, especially the video last week (down below), LG has posted an article on their site called “Smart Watch is an IT and fashion fusion.” The article goes into detail ...

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Klout rolls out Android app

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The highly acclaimed app from iOS is now joining the Play Store.  Klout’s motto “be known for what you love” is exactly what they say.  Klout allows you to share with your audience, what you “love”. The app will also track your success and give you a Klout Score. ...

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Facebook rumored to introduce Snapchat competitor, Slingshot

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According to a recent report from Financial TImes, Facebook has been building its own Snapchat like video messenger.  The app otherwise known as “Slingshot”, would do just like Snapchat, by allowing users to send short video messages. Last year, Facebook tried to acquire Snapchat ...

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Amazon cuts refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE by $80 bucks

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Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is a refurbished model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE.  The original price for the 32 GB model is $299, but you can pick it up for $219. This also applies to the 64 GB model bring it to $269. Now I know you’re thinking, “Oh no,... Read More

OnePlus One invites are coming soon

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The OnePlus One is an exciting new smartphone that offers the latest hardware at even better prices.  Pricing is based upon storage, like all devices, ranging from $299- $349 (16/64GB).  Sound too good to be true? Well it is true, but their is one caveat, availability. AndroidGuys reported ...

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Cricket Wireless finally gets relaunch

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Just two months after is acquisition to AT&T, Cricket is back in the game and shows promise!  Cricket is a budget pre-paid carrier and offers three low-cost smartphone plans.  All the plans offer unlimited talk and text, which is the norm for carriers, but the real deal is in the data ...

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YouTube to acquire Twitch in billion dollar deal

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YouTube, owned by Google, is acquiring the popular videogame-streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  The deal is an all cash offer and is expected to be annoounced very soon. Twitch is a San Francisco based company that allows users to upload and watch live gameplay videos which can ...

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Android Silver coming next February?

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Just recently we heard from Evleaks’ twitter account that the Nexus program was being put down and Android Silver was stepping in.  I’m still in a state of shock, because I loved my high end and affordable Nexus 4/5.  But now another leak from Evleaks states: Android Silver, circa ...

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New chatter calls for death of Nexus line

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If you have been patiently waiting for Google to release the latest Nexus device, well, we have some “unofficially” sad news.  Renowned leaker @Evleaks has taken to Twitter with two separate tweets, one is sad, but one provides some light at the end of the tunnel.   We have ...

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Yahoo updates Mail app with weather, sports, and more

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Yahoo’s Mail app is receiving a fresh update with some new features.  The app will now include the ability to browse news, catch up on sports, watch videos and browse Flickr, all in the same place, without switching between apps.   Some unique features that are Android exclusive, is ...

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Google IO 2014 schedule now available

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The schedule for this year’s Google I/O event has just been released.  Below is a quick snapshot of Day 1, but the full schedule, with detail, can be found here.   Nothing big sticks out like “Android Space Shuttle”, but there are tons of sessions that aim towards helping ...

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ROM of the Week: CyanogenMod 11

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ROM of the Week is dedicated to highlighting our favorite custom ROMs and builds for Android users. If you’re the type who likes to tinker and push their device to new limits then this column is for you. Note that this isn’t the sort of thing that every AndroidGuys reader will ...

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HTC finally confirms red One M8, but only in Taiwan

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HTC has finally confirmed that red is coming to their lineup of colors for the HTC One M8.  However, it is only available in Taiwan for the moment being.  HTC has not commented on an global release of the red variant, but they did provide a really nice 3D render of it.   Could Verizon... ...

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