Google adds former Ford CEO to board of directors

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Google today announced that Alan Mulally has recently joined its board of directors. As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company it stands to reason he’ll bring his auto expertise to Google’s Android Auto initiative. It appears, however, that ...

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Samsung intros new Level brand of premium audio products

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Samsung on Wednesday rolled out a new, premium “Level” brand of mobile audio accessories. Arriving at various retailers over the next few weeks, customers can look for over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear audio solutions as well as a standalone Bluetooth speaker. Level Over ($349.99) ...

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T-Mobile announces equipment installment plans for accessories

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Effective Sunday July 20, customers will be able to buy accessories from T-Mobile without having to pay for them up front. Much like the Un-carrier does for smartphones and tablets, T-Mobile is doing the same for accessories. Qualified buyers can scoop up products that range in price from ...

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AT&T nabs off-contract HTC Desire 610 for $200

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AT&T on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of the HTC Desire 610. Arriving July 25, the phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC’s 6 Sense UI and features a 4.7-inch display. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, the Desire 610 also packs 1GB RAM, 8GB ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] A bunch of Google Play Edition (GPE) devices are on sale at Expansys USA, up to 46% off

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Google removed Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One (M7), Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition device from Google Play Store recently. People have been complaining ever since, but this actually turned out to be a good thing. All of these devices are now available at Expansys USA at a ...

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Google Play Store 4.8.22 has arrived, download and install it [APK]

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New version of Google Play Store is here and with it we get some changes, as usual. Here’s what’s new: New headers – Kirill Grouchnikov from Google posted a preview of the changes made here, header images and action bar area has seen some changes in the video and book sections ...

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Verizon adds 4G LTE to ALLSET prepaid plans

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Verizon today announced that 4G LTE connectivity will be included in its prepaid ALLSET plans. Effective July 17, the $45 rate plan includes unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of 4G LTE data. For a limited time Verizon will double the pool to 1GB just so long as you agree to its auto ...

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Accessory of the Day: Scosche dual 12 Watt USB car charger

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Given that many of us now own multiple gizmos and gadgets which can be charged via USB it makes sense that we’re fighting over the charging port in our cars. Things get even trickier when you’re riding with a companion or two. Level the playing field a bit and turn that single ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Plex and three Anomaly games are on sale

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Take control of your personal media with Plex. For all of you who don’t know what Plex is, it is a service which organizes your photos, music and videos so that you can stream/watch those wherever you want via personal computer or a smartphone/tablet device. Plex is usually priced at ...

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AT&T offering Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

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AT&T on Tuesday confirmed the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0. Priced at $269.99 with a two-year service agreement, the 8-inch tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features 16GB internal storage, a 3-megapixel rear camera, and a 4450mAh battery. Customers who prefer to ...

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MediaTek takes aim at Qualcomm’s high end with new 64-bit processor

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MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its new high-end mobile processor, the 64-bit 8-core MT6795 chip. With speeds up to 2.2GHz, the CPU offers support for displays up to 1600×2560, slow-motion video capture at 480fps, and a 120MHz refresh rate for screens. Key features of MT6795: 64-bit True ...

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Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up next to the original Samsung Galaxy Note

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In past few weeks, we have seen the Sony Xperia Z3 a few times, and according to the information we have so far, it looks like a worthy successor to the Sony Z series. Xperia Z3 will be running a Snapdragon 801 chip with the latest version of Android. However, folks over at XperiaBlog managed ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Get a refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB on eBay for $160 (54& off)

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Nexus 7 (2013) is definitely not the newest tablet, a year has passed since Google announced it. Not only that but we’ve been seeing a lot of rumors on its successor, we might even see it announced rather soon. All this aside, Nexus 7 (2013) is still a great device and it will serve ...

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I paid to unlock my phone and you should too

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Recently, I became the new owner of a Moto X; however, here was a giant hoop I had to get over first before I could claim it as my own. I received a beautiful 32GB white Moto X that was locked to AT&T’s network. This is all fine and dandy for a prospective AT&T customer –... ...

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LG G3 is now available from Sprint and AT&T

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LG G3 is one of the best phones this year, thus far at least. It sports a beautiful 5.5″ QHD screen along with a Snapdragon 801 chip, 3GB of RAM and a great 13MP OIS+ camera on the back alongside a laser autofocus sensor. AT&T was supposed to be the first U.S. carrier to offer... Read More