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Moto E now shipping to U.S. buyers who purchased from Motorola website

The Moto E has been on sale for a short time now in the U.S., and those who put in their order early with Motorola are starting to receive their devices. We’ve just received our own $ 129 piece of Moto goodness after ordering on day one, and those who did the same should be getting theirs in short order as well. If you’ve been holding off on picking one up for yourself you can still  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Getting all worked up …

Two or three times a year we get to kick our feet up and essentially take off the better part of a day and watch the Apple Circus. And I don’t mean that in a pejorative manner — for me an Apple keynote is always a fun event. There’s new software and new features to figure out. New tech — be it mobile or desktop — to salivate over. I like to think that most of us are  [Read More…]

Songza curating multi-million dollar bid from Google

Hold onto your headphones. Google is apparently in talks to buy the popular free music streaming and recommendation service Songza. Founded in late 2007, Songza has built up over 5.5 million active users. Google’s own Larry Page is allegedly leading the charge to acquire Songza for $ 15 million.

Project Tango Tablet Development Kit available from Google later this year

Project Tango, a Google research project aimed at making gadgets aware of 3D space, has produced a new prototype that fits into a slim tablet form factor. Google intends to ship these out to developers later this year for $ 1,024, and have opened up a page where you can sign up for notifications. This bad boy packs some serious horsepower, including an NVIDIA K1 chip, a 7-inch 1080p display, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage,  [Read More…]

Barnes & Noble set to order at least one million Galaxy Tab 4 tablets from Samsung

Earlier today we learned that Barnes & Noble and Samsung were teaming up for a tablet called the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. It will be a Nook-branded tablet based off the 7-inch version of the Galaxy Tab 4. In an SEC filing, we’ve also just learned that Barnes & Noble will will purchase a minimum of one million tablets. That’s a lot of tablets. We gleamed a few more details about the upcoming project as well,  [Read More…]

Grab the awesome I VOID WARRANTIES shirt from CyanogenMod today!

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It’s easy to sport CyanogenMod on your phone, but what about on your clothing? The folks at CyanogenMod have created an awesome shirt, available for purchase at the CyanogenMod Shop.

The shirt features Cid, the official CyanogenMod mascot, wearing a cape. The text underneath reads “I void warranties and so can you” – an awesome addition to the company’s first shirt. The shirt should also  [Read More…]

Follow all the happenings from WWDC 2014 live with iMore!

Today’s a pretty big day in the tech sphere, and whatever your preference when it comes to mobile, it’s always worth paying attention to what Apple is doing at its annual WWDC event which just so happens to start today. Most of the week is dedicated to developer sessions but the show is opened by a keynote address starring CEO Tim Cook and other assorted Apple executives. And our pals at iMore are on the ground  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Let’s try this again …

Giving this MobileFit thing another go …

Today is June 1, the start of Mobile Nations Fitness Month. It’s our third-annual endeavor of this sort, if I recall correctly. Yet I am still fat. But it’s a new year. We’ve got new blood in the ranks, not just at Android Central, but at Mobile Nations as a whole.

So let’s try this again, perhaps.

It’s important to set goals, I guess. I just have to figure  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 now available in copper gold and electric blue from Rogers

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available from Rogers in “copper gold” and “electric blue” colors. The S5 was previously available from the Canadian carrier only in it’s black and white variants. The phone will still set you back $ 249.99 on a new two-year plan. Customers looking for a smartwatch can still get the Samsung Gear 2 Neo for just $ 49.99 when they purchase an S5 with a two-year contract with Rogers

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Samsung switches the Galaxy Gear from Android to Tizen

Samsung has finally pushed the green light on rolling out its own operating system, Tizen on its Android-based smartwatches. An update for the original Galaxy Gear is currently under way, which will bring hardware over to Tizen from Android. While consumers won’t notice any substantial visual alterations, a fair few under-the-hood improvements are included in the switch.

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