Category: Android News


AT&T handing out $100 on new line activations

AT&T has announced a new promotion, offering a $ 100 bill credit to customers when they activate a live with a smartphone on AT&T Next. The offer has been run before, and is extended to both new and current customers. The promotion runs through September 30, 2014.

Samsung’s latest ad sees New York choose between Galaxy Tab S and iPad Air

Samsung took to the streets of New York City to see who favors the Samsung Galaxy Tab S over Apple’s iPad Air. Since this is an advertisement from Samsung, for Samsung, it comes as no surprise that everyone in New York appears to be a huge Galaxy Tab S fan. But one can’t help but think Samsung fell short with its latest attempt to draw consumers aware from Apple’s stronghold.

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ICYMI: Pics, details and more on the LG G Watch R!

If you missed the news last night, the LG G Watch R is official, and we’ve got everything you need to know on the look, the specs, the price and … well, everything we know! Which mainly is specs and pictures, because pricing and exact availability is on the down low for a little while still. But, damn, this thing’s a looker.

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Nokia brings HERE mapping to Samsung smartphones and Tizen watches

Nokia today announced that the company had partnered with Samsung to bring its maps and location platform services to Tizen-powered wearables and Android smartphones. It marks a significant step forward for HERE, moving on from its exclusivity period on Windows-based platforms, though only those with Samsung hardware will be able to enjoy the Android editions of HERE services (for the time being). The two companies have also entered into a licensing agreement to provide consumers mapping  [Read More…]

LG G Watch R could retail for 299 euro

On the heels of LG announcing the G Watch R, a German press release for the new smartwatch may have let slip as to just how much you can expect to shell out this fall should you want to get your hands on one. According to the release, the G Watch R will retail for a “recommended” price of 299 euros — a full 100 euros over the cost of the G Watch. As always with  [Read More…]

Qualcomm teases IFA reveal of Snapdragon ‘multi-core 64-bit smartphone’

Qualcomm used its Twitter account today to issue a teaser message, stating that next week’s IFA trade show in Berlin will feature “a Snapdragon powered multi-core 64-bit smartphone.”

Google Opinion Rewards expands to the Netherlands, offers Play credit for surveys

Google Opinion Rewards, the app that lets you answer surveys of varying lengths for small amounts of Google Play credit, has just expanded to the Netherlands. Today’s expansion builds on a somewhat small list of countries that now have access to the app, which is a handy way to build up a few dollars (or your equivalent currency) here and there for a few minutes of your time.

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ESPN SportsCenter Android app updated with quick access to shows and more

The official ESPN SportsCenter Android app has just received a big update on the Google Play Store that includes a new feature called On-Air, which should give fans of the cable sports network quick access to their radio and WatchESPN video streams.

Motorola’s ‘Yo’ Moto 360 contest is over, and it didn’t end well

Motorola ran a contest yesterday on the questionably-useful “Yo” messaging app, with intentions to give away a Moto 360 to 20 winners. The contest has closed today and it seems that Motorola has picked winners… a lot of winners, many of whom actually haven’t won anything. According to screenshots heading out on Twitter and Google+, folks are receiving messages from Motorola on Yo indicating that they have won the contest, and when they accept to redeem  [Read More…]