Latest Entries »

Localphone – Cheap International Calls & Texts – $5 Free Credit – Voucher Code LPCDEL14

A Couple of month ago, I was looking for a solution to reduce my international calls and came across a company called Localphone. I had been using SkypeOut and Google Voice which were already really cheap but Localphone to my surprise managed to go even lower and really beats their prices hands down!

Localphone is also offering discounts on a regular basis and  [Read More...]

HTC’s handheld camera, the RE Camera, has won a design award at the 35th International Design Excellence awards ceremony. The camera beat out more than 1,700 other entrants to come out on top, and will be featured in the fall edition of Innovation, the annual yearbook of International Design Excellence Award winners.

Cyanogen hates OnePlus, delays update once again

It has been a long time coming for OnePlus One owners, but starting today, Android 5.1.1 will be available via OTAs. It was officially announced today that the Cyanogen OS 12.1 update will bring many needed patches and fixes from Android along with many new features. The new additions can be seen below.

Smarter Screen: LiveDisplay intelligently adjusts your screen based on environmental conditions. Calendar Together with Email: Enjoy the latest Boxer powered experience where you can seamlessly share your  [Read More...]

It looks like Google has debuted a new look for app suggestions in Google search results on mobile. Now, when searching for a specific category of app, you’ll be presented with a colorful list of popular suggestions from Google Play at the top of your results.

If you were hoping to get your hands on HTC’s Vive virtual reality headset before 2015 is out, it looks like your chances may be a bit slimmer than anticipated. According to a new press release, it sounds like HTC and Valve are gearing up for a somewhat staggered release for the consumer launch, pointing to the first quarter of 2016 for mass availability.

[Read More...]

#WoodBack Case for Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

If you’re looking for a case that adds style and flair to your Samsung Galaxy S6, then look no further than the WoodBack case from Cover-Up. I got sent over a few to review to check out if they performed as well as they looked.

Wooden backs first became a thing when the Moto X was introduced and since then have become not only a fashion addition for your smartphone, but also provides a pretty durable rear. The Galaxy S6 comes  [Read More...]

Sony’s Xperia Z4 launched with only a minimal amount of fanfare when it was announced back in April of this year, but if press images of the newest flagship from Sony are any indicator, then it would appear the Z4 probably was a stopgap device as the company prepped something new.

“New,” insofar that the new handset, as discovered by Xperia Blog view some press images, is indeed a new handset, even if it shares some obvious connections in design  [Read More...]

Google today announced a new emulator tool for developers who are getting into Android Auto. The Desktop Head Unit will allow devs to properly work on Android Auto-compatible apps entirely in the virtual sense, all on your computer. You’ll still need to connect your phone, but this will give a much better sense of what drivers will get from the app — all without having to actually get behind the wheel for testing.

Says Google:

The Desktop Head  [Read More...]

Acer on Thursday announced a pair of new “Liquid” smartphones which are to be released in the US. Offered as unlocked handsets, the duo are powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and offer 4G LTE connectivity.

acer_liquid_jade_z

The Liquid Jade Z is available today and features a 5-inch HD display, 13-megapixel (F1.8) rear camera, and front-facing 5-megapixel selfie shooter. The device draws power from a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and comes in two options. At $ 229 you  [Read More...]

Apparently, Amazon has finally come to the conclusion that although the website remains very popular, and their products are in demand, the Fire Phone wasn’t really that great an idea. The once AT&T exclusive, with the high price tag at launch, has been discounted many times since, and is now practically free, once you take into account the price of the years worth of Amazon Prime that comes with it. As a consequence, Amazon has decided to take measures to improve  [Read More...]

It turns out that those who decide to purchase a new Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+ or Galaxy S6 after taking part in Samsung’s “Ultimate Test Drive” program for current iPhone users are in for a treat. The manufacturer is offering buyers $ 100 in Google Play credit for purchasing, along with an extra $ 100 check if they traded in their iPhone to their carrier or retailer.

[Read More...]