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United Airlines app updated with Android-style UI and new features

Complete UI overhaul fronts list of changes for popular Android travel application

United Airlines has had a usable Android app for some time now, but it wasn’t always the prettiest out there. Today’s update to version 2.0 changes that, making those with an eye for proper design happy while also adding new functionality. The app has received a complete UI overhaul (or an “Android friendly design” as they call it), with new buttons, layout and navigation  [Read More…]

Geeksphone Revolution comes to Amazon in Europe, dual-boot Android and Firefox OS for €239

The Geeksphone Revolution is now available for sale on Amazon in Europe. Potential buyers of the dual-boot device — you have your choice of traditional Android or Mozilla’s fledgling Firefox OS — can pick one up from Amazon stores in Spain, France, Germany, and the U.K..

Report: Samsung SM-T800 10.5″ AMOLED tablet specs


It is reported that Samsung will be adding a new tablet to their huge tablet line, codenamed as Samsung SM-T800. Folks over at SAMMobile are reporting that it is a 10.5-Inch tablet with Android 4.4.2 KitKat right out of the box, and a Super AMOLED display of 2560×1600 resolution. Check out what else is there:

Quad-core Snapdragon processor (S801) 2GB of RAM 8-megapixel rear and 2-megapixel  [Read More…]

Android Wear smartwatch will need a paired smartphone to function


Google’s Android Wear platform is something that has created a lot of excitement for the future of smartwatches, but one aspect that has been up for debate was if the Android Wear smartwatches, such as the Moto 360, will work standalone or will require a paired smartphone to function.

However, jn a recent video on the Ask a Dev YouTube channel, Android engineer Sagar Seth  [Read More…]

Sony Lifelog app now available in Google Play for Xperia Z2, expanding to other Sony phones

Sony’s Lifelog application is now available in Google Play for the Xperia Z2, and will be coming soon to Xperia devices running Android 4.4.2.

The Lifelog application, and the Sony Smartband (available at Newegg) work in tandem to keep track of your movement, and capture your physical, social, and Internet activities right from your wrist.

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MediaFire’s new cloud storage plan offers 1TB of storage for $5/month

MediaFire has announced new pricing for their cloud storage service which is certainly competitive. They’re now offering a full terabyte for $ 5/month, and are knocking down that price by half as an early bird promotion. $ 2.50/month for a full terabyte of cloud storage with file sizes of up to 20GB is nothing to scoff at, and between a recently-refreshed desktop client and updated Android and iOS apps on the way, it very well may  [Read More…]

LG G Watch 2 already in works, report says


The upcoming LG G Watch may not be here for another few months but that doesn’t mean we can’t look to its successor. In fact, we probably should be looking at the second generation device, according to new chatter.

Reportedly, LG is already working on the follow-up wearable device which could debut shortly after the first G Watch arrives. There’s no indication yet as to what  [Read More…]

Otterbox launches tough cases for the Samsung Galaxy S5

The venerable OtterBox folks are showing off their Samsung Galaxy S5 cases just ahead of the launch this Friday. The heavy-duty Defender Series and hybrid Commuter series are available right now, and the colorful Symmetry Series and a wallet variant for the Commuter Series is on the way. There’s no pricing information with the announcement, but the Commuter Series usually starts at $ 35, and the Defender Series goes as high as $ 60.

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US Cellular to fire up LTE at more than 1200 sites in 2014

Fifth-place US carrier US Cellular (yes, there is a fifth place behind the all-swallowing big four) plans to dramatically expand their LTE footprint this year by the number of 1200 sites. They’ll be switching on new 4G services in 13 states, and by the end of the year plan to cover 93% of their customers. For a full list of where to expect LTE by year’s end, check out the press release after the break.

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Twitter overhauls profile pages, adds “cards” interface

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On desktops, Twitter and Facebook have always been different, and for good reason. The type of content that flows through each feed isn’t nearly the same. That being said, Twitter is unveiling a new desktop UI for profile pages.

Complete with profile pictures tucked away in banner images, the new Twitter profile is doing almost exactly what Facebook and Google+ are doing. Not that  [Read More…]