Reuters: Samsung considering $7.5B purchase of BlackBerry

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If the rumor is true, Samsung may be considering the purchase of the Ontario-based BlackBerry for as much as $7.5B. According to Reuters, who have seen documents and who has a source familiar with the matter, Samsung is considering purchasing BlackBerry seeking its valuable patents as it ...

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Oppo launches high-end R1C and low to mid-range Mirror 3

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We’re only 15 days into 2015 and Chinese-manufacturer Oppo just announced two new smartphones, the high-end R1C and the mid-range Mirror 3. Going on sale Jan. 20 for 2499 RMB ($404 USD), the R1C sports a 5-inch 720p display, 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core processor, 2GB ...

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C Spire intros rolling data for 10GB+ plans

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U.S. mobile provider C Spire will soon be debuting a new feature for customers for its big data customers, shared rolling data, which it says is an industry first. C Spire, which said it was the first to introduce rolling data plans last November, will be expanding these shared rolling data ...

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[Exclusive] Avia gets a massive update with Material Design and Apple TV, Roku, WebOS support

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Avia Media Player from the State College, PA-based Videon Central was one of the first media streaming apps available with Chromecast support after Google released the SDK just one year ago. The company just released a massive update to version 7.2 that updates the design that was slightly ...

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Yahoo Mail update adds travel and event notifications

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Although Google made an announcement today with its currently beta Inbox app, that hasn’t stopped Yahoo from releasing a Yahoo Mail update for its Android and iOS apps that brings travel and event notifications right into the app. According to Yahoo’s blog, if you visit the ...

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Lenovo N20P Chromebook Review

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Tablets and laptops are getting closer with many notebooks now having touchscreens. Lenovo’s new 11.6-inch N20P Chromebook is no exception. The Chromebook offers the best that Google has to offer in a sleek body and allows you to use just touch if that’s what you desire. If you want ...

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Bench 2X Faster Charger Cable Review

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Have you been in need of a way to charge your Android device quickly but don’t have access to a wall outlet? If so, then Pyramid Distribution may just have the cable you’ve been looking for. With regular USB cables, if you plug it into your computer to charge, you never know how ...

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Send SMS with your Android smartphone from any device with EndlessJabber (Review)

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For years, one of the things I’ve always wanted was an easy way to be able to send text messages while on different devices, especially my laptop or desktop computer. This is one of the main reasons why services like Facebook Messenger and Google Hangouts have always been my go to ...

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Lenovo A8 and A10 Review

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There are numerous choices when it comes to Android tablets for those on a budget. Among those available to consumers are two from Lenovo that offer the same specs but in two different form factors, the A8 and A10. If you’re curious whether these tablets are worth purchasing, then please ...

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Please stop freaking out about Facebook Messenger, it’s nothing new

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Over the past few days my Facebook News Feed has been blowing up with people saying that the Facebook Messenger app is an over invasion of privacy, “do not download it,” or that it’s ridiculous to have to download another app. Most of this is all because people are finally ...

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Details leak for waterproof HTC Butterfly 2

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A new image of the HTC Butterfly 2 has leaked thanks to @upleaks. The smartphone, which has already launched in Japan as the HTC J Butterfly HTL23, now seems to be known as the HTC Butterfly 2 for the Asia-Pacific Market. @upleaks noted that the device is an English version but will not be ...

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FYI: Qualcomm says the OnePlus One can playback music for days

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Your next party may not be one that rages on for days, but Qualcomm wants everyone to know, according to a recent blog post, that the OnePlus One, which features its latest Snapdragon 801 processor can play music for over 60 hours on a single battery charge. This is all thanks to Qualcomm ...

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NutriSystem updates its NuMi app, a DIY digital weight loss system

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If you were hoping to stay in shape or lose weight, you may want to try Nutrisystem, which just updated it’s NuMi app for Android with improved features. According to Nutrisystem, NuMi is a weight loss system that integrates live, one-on-one weight loss support for the ...

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Try these awesome abstract wallpapers from Xiaomi’s Mi 4

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You guys all know how much we here at AndroidGuys love helping you customize your Android experience, so why not you start off your Monday with a new wallpaper? Xiaomi’s recently announced Mi 4 smartphone isn’t available yet, and won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon, but ...

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Final Fantasy III and IV now 50% off on Google Play

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Two great classic JRPGs, Final Fantasy III and Final Fantasy IV, are usually fairly expensive on the Google Play Store, but for a limited time you can get them for half off the normal price. The games usually sell for $15.99 and are currently $7.99. This may still be slightly expensive for a ...

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