Cover Lock Screen acquired by Twitter

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At AndroidGuys, we’ve been long-time fans of Cover Lock Screen. It offers a customizable, beautiful lock screen replacement that other apps haven’t come close to matching. Things might change a bit around Cover headquarters as they announced today that they are acquired by Twitter. ...

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U.S. Cellular intros contract-free plans, device installment option

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U.S. Cellular on Monday introduced a couple of new options which could get customers to switch wireless carriers. Available immediately, three new Simple Connect plans allow for unlimited talk, text, and data. Basic phones get unlimited data at $40/month while smartphones are throttled at ...

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Moto X successor tipped as ‘Moto X+1′

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There must be some seriously extensive research findings that says people gravitate toward products with “one” in the name. According to oft-reliable Twitter leak source evleaks, the successor to the Moto X smartphone will be known as the Moto X+1. What’s more, the device is ...

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Qualcomm adds Snapdragon 808, 810 to upper echelon of mobile processors

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Qualcomm on Monday announced two new members of the Snapdragon family of mobile processors. The Snapdragon 808 and 810 CPUs are both 64-bit, LTE-Advanced chips that use 20nm processing. Qualcomm indicates the two chipsets can support theoretical download speeds of up to 300Mbps. The Snapdragon ...

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Koushik Dutta gets AllCast to work with Amazon FireTV

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The popular app developed by Koushik Dutta which allows any media to be streamed to the Google Chromecast and Apple TV has just been demonstrated streaming content to the new Amazon FireTV. The developer explains that under the Amazon FireTV user interface sits a bunch of API’s similar to ...

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Android TV interface and details leaked

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It seems Google is not stopping at the Chromecast when it comes to taking over your living room since a whole load of screenshots have surfaced on the internet showing software called Android TV running on new hardware. Unlike Chromecast, Android TV seems to go directly after the newly ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M5 Release hits servers, ready for download

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M5 has begun hitting the community distribution channel ready for download bringing a whole bunch of features. M5 releases aren’t nightlies, or even stable releases pursue, more like semi-stable releases of CM11 for select devices, offeirng the perfect blend for those ...

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ShowYou video discovey app adds Chromecast support

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Remixnation have today added Chromecast support to their iOS and Android app ShowYou, allowing you to push interest-curated online videos to the big screen. ShowYou helps find the most interesting online videos based on your interests and what your friends share on social media. The picked ...

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How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android [Android 201]

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Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon Appstore. Although seasoned Android users may already know about this process, here is a walkthrough for those new to the platform. For those who don’t already know, you can download apps from ...

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Verizon’s HTC One Max KitKat with Sense 5.5 update landing Monday

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HTC’s executive director of product management today announced that the Android 4.4.2 update for the One Max on Verizon has received approval from the carrier and is therefore beginning its deployment as of Monday. Alongside the Android 4.4.2 update, Sense 5.5 will also be bundled for the ...

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Rhapsody and Napster announce Chromecast capability in Android app

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Rhapsody (and Napster) on Friday announced that each service is now able to stream their music to a Chromecast via the Android apps. When you cast Rhapsody or Napster, you can play songs instantly, without the interruption of ads from our global catalog of 32 million songs. Casting music with ...

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Span concept is perfect marriage of analog, digital, and smart notifications

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As many of you know, the Moto 360 and LG G Watch will usher in the Android Wear era over the next few months. Smartwatches, around a while now, haven’t really taken off yet. At least not like we expect them to. We’ve seen a few great real-world devices spring up over the last few... Read More

TomTom launches smartwatch for runners

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TomTom have launched a smartwatch which is dedicated for runners, but at a premium price. The integrated heart monitor will mean runners will no longer have to strap a chest band on each time they want to monitor their heart. In addition, as you’d expect, the TomTom smartwatch features the ...

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Meet AutoCast, the all-in-one Chromecast app you’ve been begging for

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You know those conceptual dashboard apps we’ve covered here? The stuff that would make our mornings and work environments so much more awesome? Well, we’ve just discovered a new Android app that handles all sorts of amazing tasks and tools. Created as a Tasker plug-in, AutoCast gives users ...

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Sprint offers up to $650 credit per line with Framily Switching Bonus

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If you’ve been on the fence about switching to Sprint and trying out their new Framily Plans then this next bit of news might tip you over the edge. Starting today and running through May 8, Sprint will give you up to $650 to join a Framily Plan. Customers can earn up to $300 for... Read More