Category: Android News


Spotify for Android update brings new darker theme, refreshed typography and rounded iconography

While the news of Spotify teaming up with Sprint was big, unless you’re a Sprint customer or planning on soon being one, it likely didn’t matter all that much to you. What may matter to you though is the fact that there’s a new Spotify app update rolling out through the Google Play Store right now and it’s a bit of a departure from the app as you know it now. The new update includes a  [Read More…]

CyanogenMod 11S launching alongside OnePlus One with new camera, theme engine

New features will make their way to other CM phones and the open-source project once work is complete

CyanogenMod and OnePlus took the stage today at an event in San Francisco to announce that the OnePlus One (be sure to check out our initial thoughts and gallery) will be the launch device for the latest version of CyanogenMod, dubbed “CM 11S.” A slight departure from the quick iteration of CyanogenMod releases in the past, CM 11S  [Read More…]

OnePlus One hands-on and first impressions

Surprisingly high-quality build and subtle design choices with an industry-leading price point have us intrigued

We’ve just wrapped up an event here in San Francisco with CyanogenMod and OnePlus, where we finally have our hands on the much-awaited OnePlus One. This much-hyped device has drawn a good number of followers (and critics) over the past few months with an interesting marketing campaign, and now we have the hardware (and software) to look at for ourselves and  [Read More…]

How to make your Android phone child-friendly with Kid Mode

Before you hand your Android phone to your kids, download and enable Kid Mode first!

Kid Mode is a great app made by Zoodles that not only adds some great parental controls to almost any newer Android phone, it also lets them draw, learn, and be creative — under a watchful eye of course. All this can happen without them being able to access or mess with any of your personal stuff. When they’re done, just  [Read More…]

Ventev Featured Highlight: Latest Power Solutions Reviewed

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Ventev is an electronics company that produces high quality mobile accessories. Lately they’ve stepped up with power solutions that we’re sure to love, and we got a chance to take a look.

 

Ventev Powercell 6000+

 

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The Powercell 6000+ is a quick charging dual USB external battery bank powered inside by a 6000 mAh battery as  [Read More…]

Gameloft announces title and story details for Modern Combat 5

Although Gameloft dropped some details on Modern Combat 5: Blackout back in June, we’ve still not seen release of the game as of yet. Don’t fret though, Gameloft is still working on things and have once again let it be known the game is well on its way to release and have now dropped the full title and story details behind the game.

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Motorola offers off-contract Moto X for $299 on May 1st,

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One of the best smartphones ever will soon be discounted for one day only! Beginning May 1st at 12:01am and running until 11:59pm ET, Motorola will discount the Moto X to as low as $ 299.99.

Motorola will discount the phone for Mother’s Day, which is May 11th, leaving an ample amount of time to receive the phone before the special day. Here’s more from  [Read More…]

Motorola hosting 24 hour sale on the Moto X starting May 1st

If you’ve not grabbed a Moto X as of yet for yourself or are looking to get Mom into a new smartphone for Mother’s day, Motorola is hosting a 24 hour sale on the device. Starting at 12:01am ET on May 1st, you’ll be able customize a Moto X for mom, or yourself, on the cheap.

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Acer introduces Iconia Tab 7 and Iconia One 7 tablets

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Acer have today announced their new Iconia Tab 7 and Iconia One 7 tablets at its “A Touch More Connected” event in New York.

The Iconia Tab 7 is a tablet combined with phone functionality and 3G connectivity all in a 7-inch screen. The device is 0.89cm thin and 11.6cm wide, weighing in at only 298 grams. It comes in two screen options: a 7-inch  [Read More…]

Reddit seeks developers for official mobile app

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Are you an app developer looking for work in the San Francisco area? Reddit may be the place for you!

Reddit is looking to go mobile, and would like to begin by hiring mobile application developers. Their aim is to develop a simple app for easier information consumption, and also work with third party developers to help build more successful apps.

The complete list of  [Read More…]