Google updates Chrome for Android, brings new gestures

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Google has decided to update Google Chrome for Android, which is known as the Chrome Browser. The new update will start to roll out within few days, and it will bring some cool new gestures to the browser. Have a look on the new features: Swipe horizontally across the top toolbar to quickly ...

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An Android 4.4 KitKat concept we could get behind

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Here’s a conceptual look at Android 4.4 KitKat with which we could fall fast in love. Google+ user Nikolai Prettner has put together a mockup for what the gallery and settings could look like if Google were to employ the same Holo/cards aesthetic found in recent apps. I don’t know ...

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Nexus 5 spied in clearest picture yet

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We’re officially into October which means we’re fairly confident that the next-generation Nexus smartphone is due this month. Photos, leaks, and rumors have been gathering steam over the last few weeks as we head into the presumed Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 announcements. Today ...

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Motorola DVX hits FCC, expected to offer four back cover color options

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The rumored cheaper version of Motorola’s Moto X, the DVX, looks as if it will be offered with multiple back cover color options.  According to pictures appearing on China’s version of Twitter, Weibo, the DVX has at least four backplate colors in the works.  For those in emerging ...

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LG details the backstory of the G2 design

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Is Verizon hinting at new Droid tablet?

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Take a look at the video below and you’ll see it’s not much more than an extended sequence of events from the recent Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx commercials. If you’ve not seen either then just enjoy a little over 4:00 of a pseudo-spy protagonist as he is seduced and tricked by ...

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Happy 5th Anniversary to the T-Mobile G1

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Five years ago today the world saw its first Android smartphone, the HTC G1 revealed.

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screens emerge over weekend

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Got your salt shaker handy? Good, you’ll need it for this one. A 9to5Google source provided a handful of screens of what is reported to be Android 4.4 KitKat over the weekend. They look convincing, sure, but there are also tiny details that give pause for concern. You’ll notice in ...

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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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HP and NVIDIA introduces two Tegra-4 powered tablets

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Just last month, we heard that HP is working on a tablet that will feature the new Tegra 4 processor and will be known as the HP Slate 8 Pro. Today, HP and NVIDIA decided  to partner up and announced the Slate 8 Pro along with another tablet – HP Slate 7 Extreme. Both tablets... Read More

Developer Edition arrives for Moto X, Droid Maxx

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Good news for those of you like unlocked Android smartphones for tinkering and development. Moto X Developer Editions are here with 32GB of storage an unlockable bootloader and support for Verizon 4G LTE. Priced at $649.00 it gets a head start on the GSM version (AT&T and T-Mobile) which ...

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Android 4.4 KRS74B build found in Chrome bug tracker

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Another unannounced build of Android has been spotted at the Chromium tracker, this one coming courtesy of the eagle-eyed guys at Myce.com. Based on the sparse details in the bug listing, the software appears to be running on both the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 10. The build number KRS74B likely ...

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Monster’s first Android tablets to be Walmart exclusive

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Monster (yes, the audio company) has introduced its first line of Android-powered tablets in the form of the M7 and M10. As the name pretty much tells you, these will be 7-inch and 10.1-inch tablets. The M7 features a 1280×800 resolution display, 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, and a pair ...

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Google AOSP lead jumps to Yahoo!

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Following closely to the news from August when Hugo Barra left Google to join Xiaomi, we now have another employee leaving as well.  Jean-Baptiste Queru, Google’s Technical Lead for the Android Open Source Project, has leaving Google however he is not heading to a smartphone company like ...

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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