Google tweets a picture of a new unknown phone

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Google is promoting Google Now and its features via Twitter, but they’re doing it on an unknown device. This of course couldn’t be an accident, so… let the speculation begin. The phone looks kind of similar to the Nexus 5, but not quite. It’s quite beautiful if you ask ...

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Archos Droid Book swings by the FCC

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Android on a laptop isn’t necessarily a new concept. We’ve seen the Archos ArcBook, the Lenovo A10, and the HP Slatebook, and we may see another hit the shelves in the future to the tune of $170. Recent FCC filings suggest that perhaps a new model of the ArcBook will be launching ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M7 released; based off Android 4.4.2

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The next version of CyanogenMod version 11.0 M7 has hit the download servers, which has been based off Android 4.4.2. The changes are shown below: * Common: Theme Chooser UI Overhaul * Common: Calculator app redesign (courtesy Xlythe) * Common: Performance Profiles * Common: Improved theming ...

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‘Try Then Buy’ promo cut short, makes way for 64GB Moto X

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Motorola allowed customers to sample a Moto X with their ‘Try Then Buy’ scheme which loaned a device for two weeks for the price of only 1¢, but Motorola have now cut short the campaign claiming they have sold all the devices allocated to the promotion. The ‘Try Then ...

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Samsung Galaxy F leaks yet again, release imminent?

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The Samsung Galaxy F is a device that hasn’t exactly remained much of a secret, with various leaks already surfacing across the net. The Galaxy F is a device which mimics Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 device but substitutes the plastic rear case for a metal body. A new leak seems to ...

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Boost Mobile calls up waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

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Boost Mobile on Monday added a new smartphone to its portfolio with the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon. Set to arrive on June 17 with a $149.99 price tag, it’s an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean device designed to withstand drops, dust, water, and shocks. Thanks to its MilSpec 810G rating the phone ...

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Samsung orders less Galaxy S5 parts for Q3

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is a relatively new smartphone, which was released in April, and there are already reports that Samsung is cutting down on parts orders for its flagship phone. According to supply chain sources in Taiwan, Samsung is concerned about the iPhone 6′s arrival and thus ...

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Rovio spins Angry Birds Stella off into her own franchise

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The newest series in the Angry Birds franchise is coming soon and will not only engage all, but will celebrate female heroism. Rovio recently took to its company blog to announce Angry Birds Stella, a new chapter that will feature Stella, Poppy, Willow, Dahlia and Luca, who share a common love ...

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Google Now is going to make sure you don’t miss your exit, ever again

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Google Now keeps on getting some nifty features that will make your life easier. The service recently got offline sync and notifications for Chrome users. This time around we have a smaller but an interesting addition to Google Now. If you’ve ever missed your stop while riding on a train ...

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Customize the Daydream feature in Android with Daydream Widgets

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Like most of us, are you trying to make your Daydream feature in Android a little more useful? Daydream Widgets is the missing link in making one of the most underused features in Android actually useful. Added in Android 4.2 Daydream is a feature that Android added that is more or less a ...

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Google considers $15M Songza purchase

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With streaming services booming, Google is apparently looking to supercharge its services, now in talks to acquire Songza, according to the New York Post. Songza, a music curation and streaming service, creates playlists based on time, date, mood, activity, etc., which are all things missing ...

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AT&T giving out $50 on Google Play with new lines of service

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AT&T cooked up a pretty nice offer for those of you thinking of switching to the AT&T network or opening up a new line of service with the said carrier. All you have to do is buy an Android device, smartphone or tablet, and you’ll get $50 of Google Play credit that you can ...

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New Galaxy Tab S images and details surface

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Sammy’s new Galaxy Tab S is expected to be revealed on June 12 and thanks to some new leaks, we now know a little bit more about the device. The leaks show off a 10.5-inch device that will be just 6.6 mm thin and weigh 465 g, and have the same texture on the back... Read More

IN BRIEF: 5 Android related things you might have missed (June 7)

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Welcome back my Android friends it’s time for another “IN Brief”. Today we’re going to take a look at some news that you may have missed during the week. There was a new version of fitness app Runtastic introduced this week. The update includes some great new features ...

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Action Launcher 2.1 beta adds double tap to lock and “OK, Google” functionality

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Action Launcher has long been one of our favorite 3rd party launchers for Android, and as long as you’re a beta tester, it just got much better. The app has gone for some time without any new features being added to it, most likely due to Mr. Lacy’s other great endeavors. ...

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