Google Earth for Android receive its biggest update

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Google has decided to update the famous Google Earth for Android. The app has been around for a long time, and it is one of the most famous applications on the Google Play Store. The latest update is the biggest one so far, as it brings better and smoother 3D rendering technology. “Starting ...

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Android Wear update adds local music playback, standalone GPS

Google on Thursday announced an update to the Android Wear platform which adds in two noteworthy features. Smartwatches powered by Android Wear will now be able work more independently of smartphones thanks to internal GPS reporting capabilities. Apps such as MyTracks can now track runs and ...

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Amazon offering up to 80% off select apps and games

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Looking to pick up some new games or apps for your Android? Be sure to check out Amazon’s current promotion which sees the retailer shaving up to 80% off of select titles. Be it in the form of up-front discounts or in-app purchases, there are 47 apps listed under the Appstore Halloween ...

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5 tips on preventing mobile phone loss and theft

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There are a great many articles out there that offer advice on how to recover a lost or stolen device. Unfortunately, many of them focus on what you can do after you’ve lost your device. Generally at that point, it’s too late, because you didn’t have the right apps or tracking systems set up, ...

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TOCCs Feather Buds: Noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones for under $25 [Deal of the Day]

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I can’t think of anything more trivially infuriating than my ear buds being ripped from my ears after getting snagged on a doorknob or crowded subway passenger’s arm. The Feather Buds from TOCCs are a perfect fit for folks looking to cut the cord from their wired earbuds without ...

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Sprint now offering 1GB data in $20 shared plan

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Sprint on Thursday doubled down on its data allotment for the $20 Family Share Pack plan. Effective immediately, customers receive 1GB of data, up from the previous bucket of 500MB. Add in your non-discounted smartphone for $25 per month and single line subscribers will be looking at $45 per ...

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Accessory of the Day: Plantronics M165 Ultralight Bluetooth headset $38.82

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Time to cut the cord for good? Grab one of these ultralight Bluetooth earpieces and say goodbye to tangled cords and distraction-filled driving. Dual microphones make for clearer calls and voice-activated answer/ignore options make this a truly hands-free solution. With 4-star reviews and a ...

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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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Android 5.0 Lollipop ROM for Nexus 4

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Android Lollipop is coming, and everyone is excited. However, if you can’t wait and are willing to tinker with your Nexus 4, then you can get an early taste before the official release. The thread on XDA (link below) gives some tips on how to flash the Android Lollipop ROM on your Nexus ...

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Microsoft Garage brings new Android app alternatives

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Microsoft seemingly cannot decide whether it is for Google or against Google. Nevertheless, for those wanting some Microsoft love on their Android devices can get it through Microsoft Garage. Microsoft Garage is a project by Microsoft looking to bring projects to reality from hackers, interns, ...

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Nexus 6 not likely to hit the UK before December!

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It’s bad news unfortunately if you live in the UK and are looking forward to holding that Nexus 6 in your hands, since the guy that correctly predicted the Nexus 6 release and general accurate rumour reporter says that the device won’t be hitting the UK until at least December. Paul ...

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Android 5.0 will be made available to the public on November 3

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Google has confirmed in a note to developers asking them to ready their apps for the public release of Android 5.0 Lollipop scheduled for a November 3rd launch. Requesting “we recommend that you test your apps and publish any needed updates to the Play Store”, Google wants to ensure that ...

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Google announces Inbox, a new way to handle email, tasks, and life

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Google is just rolling out all sorts of fun announcements this month, with Lollipop and Nexus devices last week, Songza integration yesterday, and now a new feature of Gmail called Inbox. Inbox was announced on Wednesday on the Official Google Blog, and is essentially a combination of the app ...

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Moto 360 update brings Smart Battery Saving, other features

Motorola continues to try to deliver a “timeless” timepiece with the Moto 360. A new update has struck with additional features like “Timely Time Checks” and “Mood Lighting”. You can view what this update entails below, or visit the Official Motorola Blog to read about what they have to say ...

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My Tracks gets updated to support Android Wear

For those of you who have a Android Wear and use the My Tracks will be happy to hear that Google has updated their app to support My Tracks. Google+ Rens Blom noticed this and shared with the public this news. You won’t be able to take just your smartwatch without your smartphone, but ...

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