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Shiny things! Wait, let’s get the basics out of the way first

So you went out and bought a Galaxy Note 4, and now you’ve got a brand new toy to play with. There’s a lot going on here, and a ton to take in the moment you take it out of the box that can make you lose focus and forget a few of the basics. We’ve all been there, and eventually you’ll get around  [Read More...]

Inside car mode on the Samsung Galaxy S5

We’re all aware of the dangers of using a smartphone behind the wheel, but as they’re ever more the center of our connected lifestyles there are several things it can do for you. Music, navigation, hands-free communication, for example.

I’ve recently taken a deeper step into the connected world. A step that some will describe as being interesting, and that some will describe as being crazy. To be honest, as happy as I am since I have taken this step, I have to admit that I fall on both the interesting and crazy sides myself. Before getting any further, I should mention that the “step” I took was implanting an NFC chip in my hand.

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Music based on activities and moods has arrived with redesigned app and in web playback

Google Play Music today not only looks better thanks to an incoming update to Material Design, it’s about to sound better, too. Google has announced that it’s adding in curation from Songza, which it acquired earlier this year. Songza’s claim to fame has been its wealth of curation, which offers up playlists based on activities — from “ballroom dancing” to “getting lucky”  [Read More...]

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If you’re looking for a low-profile case for your Galaxy S5 and don’t want to break the bank, this Jelly Case from Reiko is worth a look. Designed to protect against damage and shock, this Reiko is custom tailored for a perfect fit. For only $ 5.91 (Prime eligible), this is a nice option for folks looking for a softer slim cover.

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At CES 2014 we at Mobile Nations teamed up with our friends at Geek Beat to bring you #CESlive, a unique live broadcast running every day from the show floor at CES 2014 — and CES 2015 is going to be even bigger than before. For #CESlive 2015 you can add Tom’s Guide to the mix, with Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer joining Geek Beat’s Cali Lewis and John Pozadzides and iMore’s Rene Ritchie in hosting more than 80 interviews direct  [Read More...]

The SURFACE Case is the perfect LG Nexus 5 hard case; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The exterior features a custom soft coating that provides additional grip to help prevent drops, too. Available in 7 different colors, get yours for just $ 17.95 today!

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Do you have what it takes to make the next Flappy Bird? If you’re on the brink of greatness with your game idea but need a nudge to get over the creative hump, this deal is tailored to fit your needs. The Name Your Own Price Game Design Bundle will help you learn the ropes, design stimulating games, and put you on a path to  [Read More...]

Nokia releases HERE beta for non-Samsung hardware

After launching HERE maps service in beta form for Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones earlier this month, Nokia has announced that the app now works on a wider selection of Android handsets.

Gmail 5.0: Say goodbye to your stock email app

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Google has been churning out material designed apps pretty regularly since earlier this year. One app that has been left out of the mix has been Gmail, but now we are getting a glimpse of the new Gmail 5.0 to be delivered with Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Gmail 5.0 promises all the Gmail goodness you’ve fallen in love with over the year, plus loads of  [Read More...]