New press release leak shows off blue HTC One

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Our good friends over at @evleaks have done it again, this time with a new HTC One. The color is what sets this one apart from the rest, with a pretty elegant blue casing. Speculations put this device on shelves some time this year, but there is, of course, nothing to show that officially. ...

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The Ubuntu Edge gets completely explained in 8 minutes [video]

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If the Ubuntu Edge phone has you confused, then check this out. Marques Brownlee has taken to YouTube to explain to the masses what the new IndieGoGo campaign is all about. Here’s a few highlights: The Ubuntu edge will run Android AND Ubuntu The Ubuntu docked OS will be able to talk ...

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ChromeCast gets the teardown treatment

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Google recently announced their new media-streaming-slash-internet-throwing “ChromeCast” dongle. Now, of course, the folks at iFixIt have gotten their hands on it, and they’ve done what they do best – torn it to pieces. So what are we looking at internally? ...

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Superuser on Android 4.3 gets sketchy

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According to a recent post by Koushik Dutta, aka – Koush, on Google+, there are some issues with the Superuser functionality in Android 4.3. According to Koush: “Basically /system is mounted as nosuid to any zygote spawned process (ie, all Android apps). Root will still continue to ...

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LG G2 leak shows off 2610 mAh battery, confirms display size

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We’ve seen just a few leaks of the yet-to-be-announced G2 from LG – the company even released a teaser video for it a few days ago, so we know it to be real. In the latest line of LG G2 leaks, we’re getting a close up look at the battery. According to the latest pictures... ...

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Google introduces new textbook purchase and rental service

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Listen up, all you less-than-broke college students. Google is big on education – they always have been. They say that their Nexus 7 is great for students, and now they really want to drive it home. Starting this August, Google will offer up a “comprehensive” array of ...

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Google Chromecast, a $35 device to stream media, web to any HDTV

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Put on your suit and tie, folks, and get ready to meet Chromecast. Google just announced the new device, and what it does is simple, yet so very important to how we watch media. So, what is ChromeCast? Simply put, Chromecast is a tiny dongle that plugs into your HDTV to stream your media from ...

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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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Sony’s SmartWatch goes open source

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Sony’s SmartWatch, a bluetooth accessory that was released last year to somewhat mixed reviews, has undergone a pretty major change. Sony has made the SmartWatch open source, meaning that developers can now freely develop, build, and release their own firmware and applications for the ...

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Sony Xperia ZU set to launch with new UI and Android 4.2.2

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New information is showing that the Sony Xperia ZU (U standing for Ultra) is set to be announced on June 25th, and it’s said to come with a completely refreshed UI and Android 4.2.2. Sony has, in the past, shown us some really beautiful UI concepts, but they’ve become sadly ...

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Google Glass gets a full teardown, and it’s built to impress

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So, you get a new pair of Google Glasses. What’s the first thing you do? Tear it apart piece by piece, of course. Well, that’s what the folks over at catwig have done, anyway. Catwig took apart Google Glass, and laid out all the hardware: everything from the optics (which use a ...

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Jay-Z to sign exclusive mega-deal with Samsung

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Samsung and Jay-Z are very close to finishing inking out a deal, although the specifics are pretty vague at this point. The contract will be worth as much as $20 million, and is said to be completed “in the next few weeks”. This contract is going to be the biggest of its kind. While ...

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CyanogenMod 10.1 RC3 now available

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The CM team has released their latest release candidate for CyanogenMod 10.1, RC3. According to their post on Google+, the RC3 release is a “small, incrimental change” from RC2, with bug squashes to launcher icon issues, camcorder preview bugs, disappearing widgets, and a slew of ...

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Google adds nutrition info cards to Google Now

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Whether you’re trying to lose some weight for the beach months, or have some dietary restrictions, or just plain trying to eat healthier, nutritional information is your friend when it comes to being healthy. Google has now added cards to Google Now to give nutrition information, and ...

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Moto X confirmed as new flagship Motorola device

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At the All Things D conference yesterday, Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside finally gave up the ghost on the long-rumored “X” phone. The phone is set to be the new lead device for an equally “new” Motorola. According to Woodside, who said he had the phone in his pocket but ...

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