Motorola updates Moto G, Moto X, Moto E with Android 4.4.3

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Motorola this week commenced the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for a number of its smartphones. This week we begin rolling out to: Moto X T-Mobile users Moto G users who bought online in the U.S. (includes Moto G 4G LTE) and at retail in Brazil Moto E users who bought online in the U.S. For... ...

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Instagram 6.0 arrives with enhanced photo editing tools

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Instagram on Tuesday announced a brand new 6.0 release of its mobile apps, bringing many new photo editing options. Not new filters, mind you, but actual photo editing and retouching capabilities. From brightening up a photo of your dinner party to better capturing the warmth of a sunset ...

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HTC One (E8) announced

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Following the launch of their flagship M8 smartphone, and some recent rumors, HTC has announced their new HTC One (E8) smartphone. This follows a now-popular trend of ‘lower-end’ phones being built with a hefty set of features and/or specs and being both marketed and priced very ...

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Life Pure XL by Blu is great, here are my first thoughts

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The market right now is flooded with unexciting flagships. I’ve owned the entire Galaxy S line-up and the S5 has the same 2 GB of RAM that we saw in the US variants of the GS3. Aside from minor jumps in the processor, screen resolution, and camera, what’s really changing? I say not ...

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AT&T announces Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 availability

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AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Galaxy Note Pro 12.2. Both arrive on June 6 and offer 4G LTE connectivity. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 features a 10.1-inch display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, up to 16GB storage, and a 3-megapixel rear ...

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Samsung debuts 7-inch Galaxy W for Korea

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File under: Seriously? Samsung on Monday introduced a new 7-inch smartphone (not tablet) for its Korean home turf with the Galaxy W. Yep, the same model/branding used for another Android smartphone from 2011. And, much like the Mega line, this is a case of being bigger, but not necessarily ...

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Oppo N1 Mini gets announced, available June 11

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Oppo N1 Mini leaked through FCC recently and now the “Mini” version of Oppo’s N1 gets officially announced almost half a year after the N1. Oppo N1 Mini definitely looks like a smaller version of the N1. Navigation buttons, rounded corners that weird-looking rotating camera, ...

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Microsoft’s smartwatch is coming and will sync with iOS and Android

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It’s no secret that Microsoft will be one of the many joining the smartwatch game within this year, but now we’ve learned a little bit more about the upcoming wearable. A report claims that the smart device will not just be for Windows phone, but be cross-platform and available for iOS and ...

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Samsung trademarks ‘Galaxy Wear’

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It looked like Samsung were done with Android powered smartwatches after they announced that their very own Tizen would be OS of choice from now on, but it seems they could still be in the game for Android wearables after a recent trademark filing was made by the company. Samsung had mentioned ...

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AT&T now selling rugged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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AT&T and Samsung on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, a rugged take on the flagship smartphone experience. Much like the standard model, the S5 Active comes with a 5.1-inch FHD display, a 16-megapixel rear camera, and integrated heart rate monitor. ...

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GO Launcher 5 PRIME free for limited time

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GO Launcher has reached version 5, with the developers stating the UI and UX have been recreated from the bottom up. To mark the release of GO Launcher 5, the developers are offering the PRIME version which usually retails for $5.99 for free for a limited time. The PRIME version of GO Launcher ...

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Intel’s “Moorefield” 64-bit chip expected to be announced at Computex conference

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We’ve previously seen 64-bit processors in phones, thanks to Apple’s iPhone 5S. The time is near for Android devices to follow this trend. At the upcoming Computex conference on June 4th, Intel is expected to unveil their new chip, codenamed “Moorefield”, a 64-bit chip ...

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Editor’s Picks: 15 of our favorite Android apps and games (May 28)

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Welcome to the Editor’s Picks, where we have filed through various apps and games in an attempt to curate a list of 15 of the best to present to you! We find it to be our duty to help you determine what is worth downloading on to your precious device, and what will just waste... Read More

Nexus 5, 7 and a Chromecast are now available in even more European countries

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Google keeps on expanding the Google Play hardware offering’s reach, and now the LG Nexus 5, Asus Nexus 7 and a Chromecast can now be purchased in even more countries. Nexus 5 and 7 are now available in Norway and Switzerland. On the other hand Chromecast’s reach has expanded even ...

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Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 2 is now available, a bunch of new features added

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I believe most of you have at least heard of Nova Launcher, one of the best and most popular Android launchers out there. It is hard not to notice such a powerful, customizable and yet optimized and smooth launcher. Nova Launcher 3.0 Beta 2 is out now and those of you who are willing to... Read More