Category: Android News


Nokia X Review

Nokia is taking itself down a new path in the lower end of the market with the Nokia X, but is it any good?

Back on Feb. 24 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, the press – including us – were gathered around the Nokia booth to listen to what Stephen Elop was about to introduce. What came after that was the Nokia X. (And its siblings, the better-spec’d Nokia X+, and the larger and  [Read More…]

Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of tablets. The newest line of Wi-Fi tablets will be offered starting May 1 and will span the 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models. As we might expect, the various devices will be sold at retail outlets such as Best Buy, OfficeMax, Tiger Direct, and Office Depot. And,  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: LLOYD T-Shirt: Overlord

Bow down to Lloyd! Our first high quality T-shirt with the popular Overlord print is finally available for you to own. These shirts are eco-printed in San Francisco on the finest charcoal colored 100% combed cotton jersey that we could find. We love these T-shirts and they have survived stringent wear and wash tests!

The LLOYD T-Shirt: Overlord is available for just $ 9.95, 67% off today only. Sizes: S, M, L and XXXL

Canada  [Read More…]

Free Sonos BRIDGE and 6-Month Spotify Subscription When You Buy a Sonos PLAYBAR

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Everyone loves a good deal, right?

If you’ve not heard of Sonos, they are a range of speakers that you can stream media to which interconnect around your house. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are easily the rolls-royce of wireless speakers.

Unfortunately the only downside of Sonos is the price, but Amazon are today holding a deal which will help  [Read More…]

Study shows that Samsung users spend little time on bloatware apps

You’ll notice in just about every non-Nexus device review we’ve done over there past few years that there are comments about the pre-installed apps that come on these device, and we’ve always wondered why they’re there and who really uses them. Turns out the answer to the second part of that question is “just about nobody.” Strategy Analytics dug into their AppOptix data to look at the usage patterns of real world more than 250 users  [Read More…]

OnePlus One specs

Chinese firm OnePlus has taken the wraps off its first handset, the “flagship killer” OnePlus One, powered by CyanogenMod with a super-low price tag. The device aims to shake up the high-end Android smartphone market, though you’ll need an invite to actually buy one at launch.

The company is promoting its new phone under the banner of “Never Settle,” but if you’re interested in learning what hardware you’ll actually be settling on if you pick one  [Read More…]

OnePlus One officially unveiled as “2014 Flagship Killer”

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After all the hype OnePlus has been building up around the OnePlus One, today they have officially unveiled the device along with it’s $ 299 price tag.  The device, which is being marketed as a “2014 Flagship Killer”, will begin shipping in Q2.

The phone comes stacked with all the latest hardware an Android user could ask for and is available in 16GB for $  [Read More…]

OnePlus wants you to smash your phone for a OnePlus One

‘OnePlus Phone Smash’ begins April 25

As part of today’s today’s OnePlus One announcement, the manufacturer has unveiled a novel way for fans to get in on the ground floor. From this Friday, April 25, you’ll be able to head to oneplus.com/smash to and apply to destroy your current phone in exchange for the Cyanogen-powered beast. Just 100 will be selected to dispense with their old phone and and pay just $ 1 for a new  [Read More…]

Samsung’s alleged Galaxy K camera phone leaks out again

Ahead of Samsung’s K-themed event in Asia, more images of the Korean manufacturers next camera focused smartphone have leaked out. Previously referred to as the Galaxy S5 Zoom, the new moniker is reportedly the Galaxy K – which would tie in nicely to the forthcoming event – and it has that distinctive optical zoom lens on the back.

Perhaps more importantly, this device looks to be slimmer than its predecessor, the Galaxy S4 zoom, which is  [Read More…]

Here’s how you’ll charge the LG G Watch

One more little nugget out LG’s new G Watch promo page, from which we got our first look at the champagne gold and white version.

It looks like you’ll be charging it through some sort of dock, judging by the connector we see on the back of the watch. LG also reiterates that it’ll be water-resistant (no surprise there) and that the face will be “always on,” never mind that you don’t actually see anything on  [Read More…]