Category: Android News


IFA 2014 preview

One of the biggest shows of the year is upon us — here’s a taster of what to expect in Berlin

Every September the world’s tech press descends on Berlin, Germany, for IFA, one of the biggest trade shows of the year. If you’re not familiar, IFA could be described as Europe’s answer to CES. A trade show covering the vast world of consumer electronics and as such, the vast world of mobile products  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Alpha now available for preorder in the UK

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If you were waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and in the UK, you’ll be pleased to hear that the device is now available for preorder for delivery on September 10th.

EE, Carphone Warehouse, O2, Phones4u, and Vodafone are all offering up the device at various prices, but seems to be in between the £30 to £40 per month mark depending on the upfront cost  [Read More…]

CBC News app completely revamped in latest update

The CBC (that’s the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) has just completely scrapped and redone its CBC News app, bringing in a dramatically improved experience. All of your standard news categories, including a breaking news ticker and regionalized updates based on where you live, are all here in a new native app that isn’t exactly revolutionary but is dramatically better than what they had before.

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Verizon rebrands Droid Razr M for prepaid as Motorola Luge

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What do you get when you cross a Droid Razr M and a prepaid 4G LTE plan? The Motorola Luge that’s what.

Featuring a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, 8-Megapixel camera, 8GB of internal storage, 2000 mAH battery, and Android 4.4.2, The Motorola Luge is the device you’ll want if you’e in the market for a powerful Android device running on the prepaid Verizon LTE network.

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The best Android action games without in-app purchases

Skip the IAPs with these outstanding Android action games

Are you tired of being nickeled-and-dimed by freemium Android games? Had enough of gems and timers and boosts? That’s certainly the popular opinion we get when we talk about freemium, so we’ve rounded up our favorite action games in the Google Play Store that do away with all of that, and provides the absolute maximum of product up-front.

We’re focusing on reflex-driven games here. Go ahead, dive  [Read More…]

Case Mate Barely There Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

True to its name this is one of the slimmest cases around for the Galaxy S5  

Sometimes when you’re shopping for a case for your new, often expensive smartphone, you want something that’s going to offer ultimate protection. Sometimes you might want the complete opposite, and that’s exactly what we’ve got here for the Samsung Galaxy S5 from Case Mate. The Barely There is, well, barely there.

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DJI Phantom FC40: Top-rated drone 23% off + promo code [Deal of the Day]

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Here’s a fun one! You’ve seen videos of people flying these quadcopters around, having a blast and capturing stunning footage. Now, the price is right to grab one of your own.

The DJI Phantom FC40 is capable of climbing hundreds of feet in the air and transmitting HD (720p/30fps) video via Wi-Fi to your Android device with  [Read More…]

Lenovo A8 and A10 Review

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There are numerous choices when it comes to Android tablets for those on a budget. Among those available to consumers are two from Lenovo that offer the same specs but in two different form factors, the A8 and A10. If you’re curious whether these tablets are worth purchasing, then please read on.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 with Sprint Spark adds international Wi-Fi calling

Sprint has started rolling out a new over-the-air update to its Samsung Galaxy S4 devices that support Sprint Spark, enabling them to use international Wi-Fi calling features for the first time.

Microsoft’s OneDrive Android app updated with full business support

Microsoft has just updated its OneDrive cloud storage app for Android to include support for OneDrive for Business, allowing users to sign in with either their personal or business OneDrive accounts.