Tag Archive: Mobile


The Witcher is a popular series of console games based on the novels of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. In the medieval fantasy world of The Witcher, powerful humans with mutant traits called Witchers seek out and destroy the monsters that threaten humanity’s survival. Polish gaming studio CD Projekt RED is currently hard at work developing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for PC, Xbox One, and Playstation 4.

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Hotel Tonight has just announced mobile check-in and keyless entry for Android customers. Hotel Tonight is the popular travel app that connects empty hotel rooms to spontaneous travelers at the last minute. Rooms can be booked the same day and usually with average savings of 30 percent off the regular price.

Google shows new Material Design UI for mobile web

At the Google I/O 2014 keynote presentation in San Francisco today, the company showed off a new mobile web UI that is based on its just revealed Material Design.

Tesco is set to team up with its Blinkbox music service to offer free music to its Mobile customers through summer. Those who upgrade their mobile device to a Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 or the Sony Xperia Z2 will receive three months of free access to the music service for free. They can then stream their favorite tracks over 4G LTE without additional cost.

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Swappa, one of our favorite destinations for buying and selling smartphones, has opened up a brand new section. Called Boneyard, it’s a place for you to help get rid of your broken and damaged mobile goods.

Got a water damaged device, old feature phone or something with a cracked display? Instead of tossing it in the garbage you may want to consider listing it in  [Read More...]

Google let Chromecast owners can enjoy YouTube live streams as they happen through a PC, but now the company has enabled this feature for mobile devices too. Simply browse to a live stream in the YouTube app and hit the cast button, which will work its magic in the usual way. While the functionality has only just been announced, Google notes it ‘soft-launched’ the feature a little while ago.

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Boost Mobile has just released a rugged Kyocera handset called the Hydro Icon. For a mere $ 149.99 off-contract, you’ll get an LTE-capable handset with 4.5-inch qHD display, 1.2 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, wireless charging, 8 megapixel camera, and a body built to 810G spec for shock and drop resistance, and IP57 against dust and water.

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Mobile Nations Community Update, June 2014

Mobile Nations Community Update

Once again it’s time for the Mobile Nations Community Update. In this edition I’m proud to report the ‘state of the nation’ is strong. Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Phone Central are full of great members and conversations as usual, and to make things even better, summer is just around the corner!

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Boost Mobile calls up waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon

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Boost Mobile on Monday added a new smartphone to its portfolio with the waterproof Kyocera Hydro Icon. Set to arrive on June 17 with a $ 149.99 price tag, it’s an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean device designed to withstand drops, dust, water, and shocks. Thanks to its MilSpec 810G rating the phone is what Kyocera terms as “Everyday Durable”. Take it to the beach, drop it in the pool, or  [Read More...]

Interested in a waterproof smartphone, but don’t want to splurge on the Galaxy S5? Kyocera’s Hydro Icon may just be the device you’re looking for. Announced for Boost Mobile, the Hydro Icon will be available from June 17th for $ 149.99 off-contract.