Category: Android News


WhatsApp beta includes support for Android Wear

The latest beta build for WhatsApp now has full support for Android Wear devices baked in. While you can see notifications from any app using Android Wear, WhatsApp has given their app the full treatment. The beta build includes stacked notifications, a preview of the entire message, and the ability to respond via voice.

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Kyocera Hydro Life for T-mobile available at Wal-Mart August 8th

Kyocera has announced today that their IP57 certified waterproof, shock-proof, and drop-proof phone, Hydro Life, will be available at Wal-Mart for T-Mobile customers on August 8th. The device will sell for just $ 124.99 (plus fees) and MetroPCS will also launch the Hydro Life on August 29.

The Hydro Life features a durable design with a 4.5-inch impact-resistant IPS qHD touchscreen, reinforced housing and non-slip finish — powered by a 2000 mAh battery. It has a  [Read More…]

Flappy Bird returns in Amazon Fire TV exclusive ‘Flappy Birds Family’

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Six months ago, the only game that anyone wanted to talk about was Flappy Bird.You couldn’t go anywhere without reading some story about how many downloads the game had or how it was generating buckets of money. You probably also saw the Vine clips of people smashing their phones in anger. Suddenly, it disappeared and… Read more »

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The BRAVEN BRV-BANK review: built for the outdoorsman

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Power banks are a dime a dozen, and with only a handful of phones out there that last through a full day’s use, it looks like they will be around for a while. After sifting through the endless number of power banks at my favorite online retailer, it seems that it will take a power… Read more »

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Talon for Android update bringing new icon, L-version themes and other enhancements

The popular Twitter app Talon will be getting an update today, bringing along some great new features and enhancements. The news comes from @TalonAndroid on Twitter which notes that version 2.6.2 will be landing on Google Play “within the hour”. Along with a new icon and L-version themes, Talon will pick up some fixes and other enhancements as well.

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State of Decay developers Undead Labs announce Android RPG Moonrise

Undead Labs, the development team behind the popular zombie action game State of Decay for the Xbox 360 and PC platforms, have just revealed their plans to launch their first game for mobile platforms, including Android, a fantasy RPG called Moonrise.

T-Mobile and MetroPCS add waterproof and rugged Kyocera Hydro Life

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have announced the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Hydro Life, a waterproof and rugged Android smartphone. Arriving at the Un-carrier’s door on August 8, the handset features a 4.5-inch impact-resistant display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing 2-megapixel shooter, and 2000mAh battery. Other details include protection against drops and shock, water, dust, and… Read more »

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LG G Pad 7.0 LTE landing at AT&T later this week

Shortly after the LG G Pad 10.1 made its way onto US shelves, the smallest member of the G Pad family is about to do the same.

AT&T announced this morning that it plans to begin selling the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE on August 8. Pricing will be set at $ 149.99 with a two-year contract, $ 0 down and 20 payments of $ 12.50 each with AT&T Next or $ 250 without a commitment. AT&T also plans to  [Read More…]

Watch This App: Wear – Stay Awake

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: Wear – Stay Awake Hey, wake-up…… Read more »

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Aldi’s Android phone is a tough sell, even at £80

Following the debut of its own-brand Android tablet, budget supermarket chain Aldi has announced that it’ll begin selling a smartphone from the same manufacturer this Thursday. Through its “Special buys” program, Aldi will offer up the Medion Life E4001 for £79.99 outright. So what does that get you? Well, in a world where the Moto E exists, quite a bit less than you’d hope for…

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