Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA now selling the Samsung Galaxy S5

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The best smartphone yet by Samsung is now available at two more carries in the USA. Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA decided to introduce the Samsung Galaxy S5, and it’s available for the masses for $599.99. Both carriers are offering it with 4G LTE support, and also there are no ...

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Telenav’s Scout app switches on OpenStreetMap

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Telenav on Monday announced its mobile apps will begin using OpenStreeMap. More specifically, the iOS app will begin integrating the crowd-sourced maps later this week. The Android version, for its part, will see the feature roll out by June. One of the key differences in using OpenStreetMap ...

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T-Mobile connected tablets now available at Walmart

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T-Mobile on Monday announced that Walmart locations across the country are now selling connected tablets. The Trio AXS 3G Quad Core tablet went on sale last Saturday for $179; features include a 7.85-inch display, 16GB internal storage, a quad-core 1.2GHz processor with 1GB RAM. Looking ahead ...

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Amazon cuts refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE by $80 bucks

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Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is a refurbished model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE.  The original price for the 32 GB model is $299, but you can pick it up for $219. This also applies to the 64 GB model bring it to $269. Now I know you’re thinking, “Oh no,... Read More

Galaxy Note 8.0 (WiFi) getting Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade

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An update to Android 4.4 KitKat is being pushed out to the WiFi only version of the Galaxy Note 8 and follows on from the update of the 3G equipped Note 8 that Samsung started last week. Only UK owners of the Samsung Note are currently seeing this KitKat update rolling out to their devices... ...

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OnePlus One invites are coming soon

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The OnePlus One is an exciting new smartphone that offers the latest hardware at even better prices.  Pricing is based upon storage, like all devices, ranging from $299- $349 (16/64GB).  Sound too good to be true? Well it is true, but their is one caveat, availability. AndroidGuys reported ...

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Cricket Wireless finally gets relaunch

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Just two months after is acquisition to AT&T, Cricket is back in the game and shows promise!  Cricket is a budget pre-paid carrier and offers three low-cost smartphone plans.  All the plans offer unlimited talk and text, which is the norm for carriers, but the real deal is in the data ...

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YouTube to acquire Twitch in billion dollar deal

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YouTube, owned by Google, is acquiring the popular videogame-streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  The deal is an all cash offer and is expected to be annoounced very soon. Twitch is a San Francisco based company that allows users to upload and watch live gameplay videos which can ...

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LG G Flex 2 on its way and it has an ace up its sleeve

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You can say what you want regarding LG’s G Flex smartphone, but it was one of a kind. Curved phablet with a self-healing plastic certainly left a mark in smartphone business since its launch. The device maybe didn’t sell in some astronomic numbers, but it certainly brought something ...

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IN Brief: Android-Related things worth knowing about

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Hello all of you crazy android fans. Its time for this weeks IN Brief: ARTWKA, thats “android related things worth knowing about” for those of you not in the know, where we give you a brief, get it, rundown of some of the things that have been going on in our beloved android world ...

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LG G3 leaks in gold and white

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LG G3 will be announced in just 10 days in London and it’s leaking like crazy. We’ve already seen it’s back plates, front and back in gold, a teaser video by LG, three color renders, and it’s appeared in the wild rockin’ a snap cover. This time we have some fresh ...

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Android Silver coming next February?

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Just recently we heard from Evleaks’ twitter account that the Nexus program was being put down and Android Silver was stepping in.  I’m still in a state of shock, because I loved my high end and affordable Nexus 4/5.  But now another leak from Evleaks states: Android Silver, circa ...

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New chatter calls for death of Nexus line

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If you have been patiently waiting for Google to release the latest Nexus device, well, we have some “unofficially” sad news.  Renowned leaker @Evleaks has taken to Twitter with two separate tweets, one is sad, but one provides some light at the end of the tunnel.   We have ...

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Yahoo updates Mail app with weather, sports, and more

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Yahoo’s Mail app is receiving a fresh update with some new features.  The app will now include the ability to browse news, catch up on sports, watch videos and browse Flickr, all in the same place, without switching between apps.   Some unique features that are Android exclusive, is ...

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Google IO 2014 schedule now available

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The schedule for this year’s Google I/O event has just been released.  Below is a quick snapshot of Day 1, but the full schedule, with detail, can be found here.   Nothing big sticks out like “Android Space Shuttle”, but there are tons of sessions that aim towards helping ...

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