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As promised earlier this week, Verizon Wireless is rolling out a new firmware update today for its HTC One M8 customers that not only brings the smartphone up to Android 4.4.4 KitKat but also introduces the Eye Experience camera and photo features.

Android 5.0 Lollipop: What to expect when …

It’s been a fast an furious week or so, with the announcement of Android 5.0 Lollipop, and three new Nexus devices to go with it. And folks have been asking us all about when we can expect updates, and shipping, and so on and so forth.

So, let’s round up everything here.


UPDATE: The Nexus 6 has been added to the choices of handsets available to the winner!

Ready for a new handset but aren’t prepared to shell out the clams for an upgrade? Today just might be your day. We’re giving away a top-tier handset of your choice to ONE lucky winner in the Choose Your Own Android Giveaway!

The winner will choose between a Samsung  [Read More...]

Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

Karma In today’s world, no one has time to be tied down. We’re always on the move, and that means we don’t always have access to reliable WiFi to keep us connected to our digital world. Well all of that is now a thing of the past with one perfect little device from a company called Karma. Keep reading for all the details, and to see how you can enter  [Read More...]

Microsoft may have its own mobile platform to worry about, but that hasn’t stopped the company from launching products that work with other (competing) platforms. In September they launched the Universal Mobile Keyboard, an accessory that not only works with Windows Phone, but also Android and iOS. Now, Microsoft has just launched three new apps that work for Google’s mobile operating system.

Microsoft has officially launched a trio of new apps through their Garage initiative (a way for Microsoft employees to work  [Read More...]

This is one of those really basic things for most folks here. We get that. But it’s worth a reminder for those new to Android (hi, new folks!), and new to Android 5.0 Lollipop. And so it deserves a quick minute of our time.

Most of what you’ll see in the Lollipop developer settings (at least as of the updated preview) is the same as what you’ll find in KitKat. And most of us won’t need to  [Read More...]

Switching from iOS to Android: A helpful guide

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When I made the switch from iOS to Android, it was pretty easy. I was already using Google services for as much as I possibly could. It was part of the reason I decided to switch. Why use Apple products to access Google services when I could use Google products to access Google services?

So when it came time to transfer over my  [Read More...]

Leaked firmware reveals new Gmail, Calendar and Messenger apps, along with a few surprises …

The most recent Android 5.0 developer preview gave is a pretty good idea of what to expect from Lollipop when it officially launches. But not every feature from the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 can be found in the current developer build, and what’s more the updated Material Design Google apps are also MIA.

In recent days, however, a new custom  [Read More...]

Note Battery

Need to juice up that Galaxy Note? Keep an extra battery pack on hand or just replace one that’s on the fritz. This is a high-grade original equipment manufacturer unit, not a generic replacement. For just $ 11.05 (Prime eligible) you can keep that gigantic screen powered for hours to come.

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After rolling out the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook earlier this year, Samsung and Barnes & Noble have announced that they’re launching a larger variant based on the 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4.