Google Play Services 4.3 deploys with new dev tools, features

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Google on Monday announced that a 4.3 version of Google Play Services 4.3 has begun deploying to Android devices around the globe. The new release sees the introduction of APIs and tools for developers which will better serve the end user. Details include Analytics API, Google Tag Manager, ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 UK pricing gets revealed by Three

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If you were wondering what the Samsung Galaxy S5 may cost you when it arrives next month, then Three UK have just revealed their pricing structure for the new device. A Galaxy S5 purchased through Three will cost £69 upfront on a 24-month contract starting at £38 per month which includes 600 ...

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WhatsApp tells what’s really up with Facebook partnership, talks data and privacy

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If you’re a WhatsApp user, you can rest assured that your data and privacy will not be compromised with Facebook’s recent $16 billion purchase of the popular cross-platform social messaging platform. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum took to the company’s personal blog today to set the ...

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ADD52 gives Samsung another reason to ask Galaxy owners if they “Got Milk”

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On the heels of launching Milk Music, Samsung has just announced a partnership with Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind, co-founders of All Def Digital (ADD) and All Def Music, along with Narrative_today, and the world’s leading music entertainment company, Universal Music Group (UMG) to ...

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Google Hangouts service restored after earlier problems

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Google has issued an update stating that the reason many were experiencing issues with Google Hangouts is that the service was experiencing a service disruption. In a rare event, Google published a status update on their service dashboard at 4:22PM GMT stating there were initial issues with the ...

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Chromedrop brings challenging, yet beautiful casual gaming experience

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One of the things that Google has really focused on with Android is trying to inspire developers with its Holo design guidelines. One of the most recent games to Google Play that sticks to those guidelines is Chromedrop. Chromedrop combines elements from trading card and casual games, while ...

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Amazon celebrates 3 years of Appstore with gifts and discounts

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Amazon has started celebrating the third anniversary of its U.S. Appstore with discounts, deals, and gifts. While the official birthday doesn’t happen until the 22nd, you can get in on the promotion effective immediately. According to Amazon, the following apps and games are included in ...

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Sprint adds 20 LTE markets, expands Spark coverage

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Sprint on Monday confirmed another 20 markets across the U.S. have officially seen its 4G LTE speeds. What’s more, the carrier also indicates the tri-band Spark network speeds have reached 18 markets in total. …in such locations as Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn.; Myrtle Beach, ...

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Google Play Games gets new features following Game Developers Conference

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With Google highlighting that 3 out of 4 Android users now use their device for gaming, increased focus has been put on improving the experience for those users. Google has also said that the momentum of their Google Play Games service is continuing to grow, with approximately 4 times the ...

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Blu Life Pure mini first impressions and review

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I must admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first received my unit. But at the sub $300 price point, I was not expecting anywhere near the level of quality with which I was greeted. Not only is the presentation everything you’ve come to expect from traditional manufacturers, ...

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Opera 20 brings appless video chat to Android

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For those of us who are overwhelmed by the vast array of video chat apps out there the new version of Opera may offer an appless video chat solution for you. Opera 20 brings to Android a WebRTC-compatible browser that allows users of the browser to enter into a video chat across mobile phones ...

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Moto X heading to Australia in the next few weeks

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Great news for Australians who are still awaiting the launch of the Moto X since it seems Motorola have decided to release it down under in the next few weeks, a full seven months after the United States, and 2 months after the UK. Motorola state that customers will be able to purchase either ...

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Google improving on Samsung and PA’s Pie-style menu?

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Looks like Google is working on multi-touch pie-style menus as they’ve just filed a patent on touch-screen radial menus. Now, we’ve seen a lot of lead up to this in Android, with Samsung’s S-Pen menu options, Paranoid Android’s “Pie” navigation features, and ...

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Mount & Blade: Warband goes medieval on Google Play

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Whether you are a fan of action packed RPGs or just think that medieval weapons look downright awesome, Mount & Blade: Warband has something for you. TaleWorlds Entertainment has just launched the new combat-filled RPG, developed specifically for SHIELD and other Tegra 4 devices. The game ...

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1 million Nokia X pre-orders in China? Not so

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There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort ...

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