Nexus 5 benchmark shows a true beast

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As mid-October inches closer and Nexus fans line up by their keyboards to order the latest and greatest from LG and Google, a benchmark test has surfaced showing the Nexus 5 outperforming even the LG G2, which it is supposedly based on. Packing the Snapdragon 800 and Adreno 330 GPU, we only ...

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Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Nestle rep ‘confirms’ October debut of Android 4.4 KitKat

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As if we needed further proof of that Google will officially bring Android 4.4 into the world next month, we have a Nestle representative echoing the recent rumor. According to an employee on Nestle’s German Facebook team, the KitKat release will come in October. Now, it’s entirely ...

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How To: Make your old phone look new

  So you’ve had your phone for a little over a year now, it feels old, looks old, and you’re just ready for an upgrade. However, unless you want to pay full retail for a new phone, you’re stuck, at least for another year or so. Instead of selling that arm of yours to buy... Read More

Surprise! Nexus 5 left unattended at bar

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Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A forthcoming flagship smartphone was left unattended at a bar where someone promptly identified the device as being worthy of a photo – or three. Funny how these sort of strange situations present them, isn’t it? Isn’t nuts how ...

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The change in Android landscape

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Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?

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Motorola SLIVER II wireless Bluetooth headset review

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We had a chance to review the new wireless Bluetooth headset from Motorola, the SLIVER II, and were very impressed with the device. With a promised 5 hours talk time, this is a solidly-built accessory with a convenient portable charging carrying case. We appreciate the flexibility in the SLIVER ...

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Ten of our favorite icon packs for Android (Volume 4)

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So you’ve gotten into customizing your phone or tablet a bit and now you want to tweak a bit more. Have you checked out our 25 fantastic icon packs post from early February? What about the other 10 icon packs we highlighted in March? Pretty sweet stuff, no? How about 10 kick ass icon ...

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Check out these photos of the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life

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Ever wondered what the process looks like when an artist is creating those fancy Android-themed statues for Google’s Campus? Thanks to a post by artist Giovanni Calabrese, we now have an inside look at the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life. The photos which span over the course of ...

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Android Blitzkrieg: Tracking the upcoming new product announcements

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With the Labor Day weekend having just wrapped up here in the States, there is a sense of change in the air.  If you’re a student or a parent of said student, school is back in session.  If you’re the outdoorsy type, summer (a favorite season for some of you) is coming to a ...

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Did a new Nexus device sneak into a Google KitKat video?

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Among all of the great things that came with the unveiling of the 4.4 KitKat version of Android, the one that has the nerds chatting today is the sighting of a possible new Nexus device. A video of the unveiling of the KitKat statue may have tipped the real-world arrival of a new product. ...

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Nexus website redesign points to multiple Nexus phones

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Is this a sign of multiple Nexus products on the horizon or just a different way of promoting the different storage capacities?

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (August 29)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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Veho M4 ‘Ice’ White Bluetooth Speaker review

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Looking for an affordable and portable way to get louder music playback for your Android handset? Take a look at the recently released Veho 360° ‘Ice’ White Bluetooth Speaker, which offers 5 hours of playback from a single charge. Diminutive in stature, the speaker also ...

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Zact adds Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Victory to smartphone lineup

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The no-contract carrier adds a pair of Samsung smartphones to its roster; both are available immediately.

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