Sony to lay off 1,000 employees in smartphone division

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Rough terrains seem to be ahead for Sony as the company is reportedly planning to sack 1,000 employees in its smartphone unit. The decision to shrink the workforce has sparked anxiety in electronics giant’s European and Chinese arms, which are likely to get most affected, reported Nikkei. The ...

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Motorola to offer steep discounts starting February 2nd

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Valentines Days is fast approaching and if you are tired of getting that special someone the same old roses and chocolates then Motorola is here to help with their #Motolove promotion. Starting on February 2nd you will be able to sign up on Motorola’s website for a special promo code for ...

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T-Mobile enables 700MHz support for multiple Android devices

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T-Mobile has announced it has expanded 4G LTE coverage for its customers. Now, its users with devices compatible with the 700MHz network band can get an increase in data speeds when accessing LTE. As of now, the compatible phones are the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 4 Edge, Nexus 6, ZTE ZMAX, ...

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Apple is the reason for no Fingerprint sensor on Nexus 6

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It’s no big deal to expect a fingerprint sensor on a flagship device of this generation given that there are some previous generation devices already rocking one. But to my and many other’s surprise, the Nexus 6 didn’t come with one. On investigation, it was found that ...

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Twitter launches new messaging and video capabilities

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Twitter has grown exponentially since its release in 2006 and CEO Dick Costolo is adamant to prove that the social platform is not going anywhere anytime soon. Twitter just released two new capabilities to their mobile app that are going to feel right at home for those that use Twitter on a ...

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Accessory of the Day: SanDisk 32GB MicroSDHC Card $15.99

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Looking to grab a memory card for all of those high-resolution photos and videos? This SanDisk 32GB MicroSDHC card is Class-10 with 30MB/s speeds, comes with an SD adapter, and is eligible for Amazon Prime for just $15.99. Perfect for all of our tablets and phones whose constantly advancing ...

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The best alternative photo gallery apps

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Your phone comes equipped with a gallery app to view your pictures, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick with it. The Play Store is filled with either visually better alternatives or ones with more features. Let’s check out some of our favorites. QuickPic Used by many, and with ...

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Samsung files for 11 new patents and trademarks

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Samsung has hinted at lowering their overall mobile device lineup by about 30%.  The driver behind this is cost.  Having less devices to launch should lower the overall cost of doing business in the ever expanding Android market.  That does not mean they have slowed down.  Samsung has recently ...

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Ice Cream Smart is LG’s latest smartphone addition

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Flip phones are not as common nowadays as they were in the days of yore but that has not stopped LG from releasing their latest flip phone the Ice Cream Smart. Coming in with a 3.5 inch LCD display, 1.2 Quadcore processor, 8GB of storage and LTE connectivity, the Ice Cream Smart is a mid... Read More

Google seeking the best of Sprint and T-Mobile

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For some time now, it has been announced Google is looking to launch their own mobile service through a mobile virtual network (MVNO). An MVNO that will be running on Sprint’s and T-Mobile’s networks although Google would be offering its own voice and mobile data plans. While an MVNO is ...

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AMOLED Burn-in Fixer for Nexus 6 and other AMOLED display devices

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Burn-ins on your AMOLED screen are the worst. They are just absolutely terrible. There is nothing worse than seeing a ghost on your phone for all eternity. The good news is that you don’t have to site idly by while your OCD goes crazy. One Brendon Sled has taken it upon himself to fix your... ...

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Facebook Lite launches to target low-end phones and emerging markets

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Facebook has just released a low resource version of their immensely popular app onto the Play Store aptly named Facebook Lite. Staying connected and being able to like your friends statuses 24/7 comes at a price with the app historically being a resource hog. With their recent updates the app ...

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Quick Look: Airship Bakery

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Are you a fan of match-three games? Do you find yourself constantly on the lookout for something new and exciting in that genre? Fortunately, there seems to be an endless supply of those sorts of games on Android. One of the latest we’ve encountered is Airship Bakery. Not only is it match ...

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New Snapdragon 810 supposedly to arrive in March

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Qualcomm is working on a new version of the Snapdragon 810 for March. This is in response to the overheating issues of the current Snapdragon 810. If Samsung does include a processor other than its Exynos in the upcoming Galaxy S6, it is likely to be the ...

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Deal: Xiaomi MiBand for $15 with free shipping today

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Xiaomi is making headlines with it’s high-quality, low-priced devices and today its first foray into the smart wearables market, the MiBand, can be had for just $14.99 with free shipping. We’ve written about the  Xiaomi MiBand before, which sells for roughly $13 in China and ...

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