Download and install latest Google Play Store 5.0.37 APK (Material Design)

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The Google Play Store was only just recently updated to bring more Material Design aspects to the app, and now we see the version updated bringing the Google Play Store to version 5.0.37. What’s New There’s a new permission bucket called Wearable sensors/activity data, which will ...

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Google Play Books gets new app and improvments

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Google have just released a brand new version of the popular Play Books app, this release see a redesign and a heap of other changes for an improved experience. Along with the redesign of the app, which brings improved layout, the biggest addition that’s been introduced into Play Books is ...

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Andy Rubin, father of Android, departs Google

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Andy Rubin, the literal man behind Android, has left Google to start up his own incubator. To be clear, he had not been part of the Android program in quite some time. Astute readers may recall learning his stepping down from Android to do “more moonshots” in the robotics ...

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Amazon offering $115 in apps and games for free this weekend only

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Amazon, as they are often wont to do, is giving away a bunch of apps and games for Halloween weekend. Today sees the online retailer offering upwards of $115 in content via its Amazon Appstore. The best part is, of course, it’s not an all-or-nothing deal, you can pick up only what you ...

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Nexus Player vs Apple TV : The battle for your TV

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It’s round two for Google in the battle to get into your living room and with the failed first attempt a distant memory, the soon to be released Nexus Player will be the company’s newest weapon in this escalating war to get us onboard with streaming media. Google’s ...

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Oppo debuts the N3 and R5

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Oppo was the first one to release the Google certified CyanogenMod phone, the Oppo N1. A few months ago, Oppo also released the N1 Mini and R3 as well. Now Oppo is back again with an announcement of their flagship smartphones, the Oppo N3 and Oppo R5. Oppo N3 is overall a great smartphone. Just ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Sixth Installment

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We're going to give you a look at several icon packs that you must know about and that you need installed on your mobile devices, TODAY!

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POWER UP! Verizon announces Motorola Droid Turbo for October 30

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Verizon, as expected over the last few weeks, today announced the newest member of its Droid family. Arriving tomorrow, October 30, the Droid Turbo is the most powerful Android handsets to date. Powered by Android 4.4.4 KitKat, the Droid Turbo boasts a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, 21-megapixel ...

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Amazon goes after Chromecast with new $39 Fire TV Stick

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Amazon on Monday got the week started off by introducing a device which puts the Chromecast squarely in its sights. Called the Fire TV Stick, it’s a $39 unit that plugs into your TV and provides for playing of music, video,games, and more. Rather powerful for such a small device, the Fire ...

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10 of the hottest new Android apps of the week (October 26)

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Looking to pick up a new Android app or game to try out this week? Why not start with some of the freshest titles around? What you’ll find below is a collection of ten of the hottest new Android apps from around the last week or so. We’ve gone through and picked out a nice selection ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop in December, report says

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Samsung’s 2014 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, could be among the first handsets to see an Android 5.0 Lollipop update. At least that’s what a new SamMobile report tells us. According to a source close to the blog, the Galaxy S5 will get its update in December. The level of ...

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Nexus 6 vs Nexus 5: A civil war within Google

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Ever since the announcement of the Nexus 6, we’ve been dying to know how it will stack up against other devices. While we won’t know for sure until we have our hands on one, we can at least look at the various specs. Lets take a look at the Nexus 6 vs the Nexus 5!... Read More

Alcohoot personal breathalyzer reviewed

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I’ve started to see more and more people using mobile breathalyzers when out for a night on the town.  When I got the chance to review the Alcohoot personal breathalyzer, I jumped at the chance.  Personal breathalyzers have been around for awhile, but they have really been more for ...

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A look at current mobile display technologies

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In the smartphone industry, the display is a large part of what makes or breaks a device. I mean, without the display how would we use a smartphone? So often when manufacturers release their device, they throw around terms like “Super AMOLED” and “Retina Display”. What ...

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Nexus 6 is basically Android Silver

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‘Nexmas 2014′ has come and gone, and the previous leaks all seemed to be correct… surprisingly. I truly did not believe that “Shamu” would actually be the Nexus 6. And if it was, I was really expecting a smaller 5.2″ variant to be announced as well. So when ...

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