iFixit teardown finds Motorola lies about Moto 360 battery

Maybe you’ve heard a gripe or two about the new Moto 360 and its battery. According to some of the early reports, the wearable device won’t make it through the day. Our review model, on the other hand, gets through an entire day without any issue and still has juice to spare. Nevertheless, we ...

Read More

AT&T to carry the Moto 360

AT&T on Tuesday announced its intention to carry the Moto 360 smartwatch. As the second wearable powered by Android Wear, the round-faced Motorola device complements the square-faced LG G Watch. Pricing and exact availability are not yet clear however we can’t see Ma Bell asking for more ...

Read More

Battle of the Phablets: iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 vs OnePlus One

bannerfans_13442634

Perhaps bigger is better? Apple have finally jumped on the band wagon and released a 5.5-inch iPhone 6 called the ‘Plus’, but how does it stack up against the Phablets already on the Android market? We’ve taken the latest and greatest 5.5-inch+ Phablet devices on the market to ...

Read More

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

bannerfans_13442379

With Apple having announced their latest iPhone 6 handset and Samsung revealing the Galaxy Note 4 at their recent event, we can now see the latest offerings from both sides of the platform pond and how the biggest competitors in the iOS and Android market stack up. We’ve stacked up the ...

Read More

Intel and Fossil partner for Android Wear

Intel, a leader in chip-making and powering technology, and Fossil, a leader in fashion accessories, are partnering up for future smartwatches and wearable technology. While they plan to build all kinds of wearable technology, Android Wear devices are a certainty since they both are listed as ...

Read More

Sprint: No, our trade-in program is the best in the business

sprint

Sprint, quick to counter T-Mobile’s new guaranteed trade-in deal, is back today with a post reminding customers why they are the best in the wireless space. A press release from today tells us that despite the Un-carrier’s claims, they can’t offer what Sprint can. Take, for ...

Read More

LG offering free 3,000mAh battery & battery charging cradle with G3 purchase

g3-battery-promo

LG on Tuesday announced a new, limited-time promotion which sees the handset maker essentially doubling the battery life of the G3. Already a beast at 3,000mAh, the promo gives buyers a second battery and a charging cradle at no additional cost. The deal is worth approximately $70 and is ...

Read More

Purported Motorola Nexus X specs found on benchmark

nexus_x_logo-mockup

The Nexus X will be manufactured by Motorola and will feature a 5.2-inch display with 2560 x 1440 display, reports AndroidWorld. According to benchmarks discovered by the blog, the device will pack a 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 CPU with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, and Android L. ...

Read More

Android 5.0 “Lion” leaked on alledged new Nexus

nestle lion

The launch of a new Nexus and refreshed version of Android is coming up next month, and now is the time rumors and leaks start to trickle in. EMT Leaks has apparently leaked a spec list of what is assumed to be the next Nexus phone… The Nexus 5 (2014). The screenshot below shows info... ...

Read More

GameStop to sell Cricket Wireless starting in October

Cricket Logo

GameStop and Cricket Wireless have announced that the gaming-centric retail chain will begin selling no-contract wireless service starting next month. Expected to roll out in phases with completion by the end of October, it’s one more place for customers to pick up a smartphone. “Cricket ...

Read More

Verizon was taking pre-orders for steel band version Moto 360 then pulled it

Motorola announced their beautiful Android Wear-powered Moto 360 smartwatch at a Chicago event recently. New Moto X and Moto G smartphones were announced as well, as were the Moto Hint bluetooth headset. You can order your Moto 360 right now (if you live in the US) directly from Motorola or via ...

Read More

Accessory of the Day: Exercise armband/wallet for Galaxy S4 and S5 $9.95

81T6A8vNY0L._SL1500_

For all of our active AndroidGuys (and Gals) out there, this Neoprene armband is a great workout companion for your Galaxy S4 or S5. With reflective strips, adjustable strap, and carrying pouch, this sweat-resistant band keeps your precious device and valuables safe and secure. At only $9.95 ...

Read More

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy Alpha tipped with all-metal body

Sketch of the Alpha's rounded corners

As if we should be surprised, Samsung is reported to be readying a variation of its Galaxy Alpha smartphone. According to SamMobile, a Samsung SM-A500 figures to be a mid-range take on the aluminum-clad handset experience. The most interesting thing we’ve learned from our source is that the ...

Read More

New Nexus 7 (2014) passes FCC certification

Screen-Shot-2014-09-08-at-06.33.39

Did the Nexus 7 just get FCC approval? This week a strange unidentified Google-branded tablet passed through the US FCC office that seems to indicate a new Nexus 7. It was previously assumed that the next Nexus devices would be the Nexus 8 or 9 (Flounder) and the Nexus 6 smartphone, but it ...

Read More

Amazon Fire Phone now 99 cents with two-year contract

fire_99cents

Amazon has just dropped the price of its Fire phone to 99 cents from $199.99 on a two-year contract through AT&T, or to $450 dollars through the NEXT 18 program by paying $18.75 per month (for 24 months) with $0 down and 0% interest.  According to Amazon Vice President Ian Freed, customers ...

Read More