OnePlus announces plans for new OxygenOS

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With the departure of Cyanogen as OnePlus’s software ally a couple months ago, OnePlus decided they will be making their own custom ROM based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Today, after polling their fans and customers on what to name their future OS, they have announced it to be called ...

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Saygus V2 pre-order date and price announced

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The smartphone that grabbed a lot of attention at this year’s CES will be available to pre-order on February 2 at 11:59pm. The Saygus V2 is a high-end smartphone that packs a punch in terms of hardware that no other phone has been able to boast. The smartphone will cost $549 off-contract ...

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 being pulled from flagship device

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On Wednesday, Qualcomm confirmed that a large customer had dropped its Snapdragon 810 processor. While it did not confirm who that customer was, reports state that Samsung was the smartphone manufacturer who decided to pull the processor from its upcoming Galaxy S6 due to heat issues. Whoever ...

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Milk Music from Samsung comes to Galaxy Tab 4 and Note tablets

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Milk Music was released last year as Samsung’s answer to music streaming, but it was only available on certain smartphones. Samsung today has announced that Milk Music is not available on the Galaxy Tab 4 and Galaxy Note tablet lineups. The list of compatible Samsung devices is as follows ...

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Microsoft to reportedly invest in popular startup Cyanogen Inc.

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is to invest about $70 million dollars into Cyanogen Inc. Many of you I am sure are familiar with the popular ROM CyanogenMod project that was started by software developer Steve Kondik back in 2009 that went on to become a huge success. ...

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Chrome Beta 41 for Android adds pull-to-refresh in pages

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If you like running at the forefront of developments then no doubt you’re interested in the Beta channel for Chrome. An update just got pushed to the Play Store bringing the version to build 41.0.2272 that adds a nice little pull-to-refresh feature in webpages. All you have to do is pull ...

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Sprint to “apologize” to Verizon and AT&T in Super Bowl commercial

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Sprint wants to apologize to the two largest wireless providers, Verizon and AT&T. For what, we have no idea. We’re guessing, however, it’s not gonna be as straightforward as the headline sounds. Come the third quarter of this Sunday’s Super Bowl, Sprint plans to make ...

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HTC One M8 Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to European devices

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European HTC One M8’s can rejoice in the fact that they should be receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop imminently. HTC senior communications manager Jeff Gordon took to Twitter earlier today: HTC One (M8) owners in Europe, have a sweet tooth this morning? Check your software updates! — ...

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Accessory of the Day: 8GB MicroSD card, $4.99

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Need just a little bit of memory? This 8GB MicroSD card from Kingston should fit the bill and at only $4.99 (Prime), it even comes with an SD adapter. Whether it’s for yourself, grandma, or the kids, this makes a perfect buy for low-volume users that need just a tad more storage. Join ...

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Huge Deal: HTC One M8 and Galaxy Alpha refurbished for $299 each

Looking to pick up a high-end unlocked phone that won’t tear your wallet to pieces? A retailer on Ebay is selling both the HTC One M8 and Galaxy Alpha, both refurbished, for $299 each. They both have at&t radios and are the 32GB versions. The bonus? FREE SHIPPING, if you choose ...

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Download and install the HTC One M8’s Gallery app on any Android device [APK Download]

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If you’re a fan of the HTC One M8’s Gallery app but aren’t fortunate enough to own the device itself, then good news since you’re now able to download and install the APK file on any device. “Turkbey06″ over at XDA has modified the One M8’s Gallery app to enable it to ...

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Snapchat introduces Discover

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Snapchat announced yesterday on their Tumblr blog a new service called Discover. The way the blog post describes it is that a user would be able to view a gallery of posts selected every 24 hours. This galleries would contain snaps that editors and artists deem worthy. Team Snapchat makes it ...

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ZTE debuts Blade S6 with $250 off-contract price

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ZTE this morning unveiled its latest Android smartphone, the mid-range Blade S6. Carrying a $250 price tag, it’s a 5-inch handset with Android 5.0 Lollipop running the show. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, specs include a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing ...

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What We Know: HTC One M9 (Hima) rumors and leaks thus far [updated]

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Updated: 1/28 at 11:10am Old habits die hard is what they say. Retired leaker Evan Blass has re-emerged with the latest renders of the upcoming HTC One M9, this time being accompanied by the rumored ‘Plus’ variant. We’ve seen many images of what were allegedly decoy units as ...

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Accessory of the Day: Bluetooth-equipped selfie stick, $19.99

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While they might not be the hippest looking things on the market, you can’t deny the effectiveness of a selfie stick. This one, from Mpow, features a Bluetooth controlled shutter button so you can easily snap that wide-angle shot of you and your friends for Instagram. At only $19.99 ...

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