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ZTE is the official smartphone sponsor of three NBA teams this season

ZTE USA on Monday announced from Madison Square Garden that the company is the official smartphone sponsor of the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors for the 2014-15 season. ZTE is the fourth largest smartphone brand in the U.S., second largest in pre-paid and third in Android market share. The sponsorships are part of the company’s plan to increase brand awareness and presence in the U.S.. We were on-site during the brief press conference. Watch our  [Read More…]

Accessory of the Day: Charge 3 devices at once with this compact car charger, $9.99


Find yourself with too many devices that need powered in the car? When the family piles in for the that weekend trip to Grandma’s, does everyone instantly begin jockeying for car charger position? The EasyAcc 3 Compact USB Car Charger solves all of your problems with its ability to charge 3 USB devices at once. You get a charge! And you get a charge! Everybody  [Read More…]

OnePlus to offer India-specific invites soon, official launch slated for later this year

After announcing plans to launch the OnePlus One via an e-commerce partner in the country later this year, OnePlus is now stating that the device in India will be initially sold through the invite-only system followed by other launch countries. The silver lining is that the invites will be specific to India, and that they will be “neither scarce nor impossible to come by.”

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Republique review – avoid big brother in this gorgeous stealth game

A dystopian thriller with powerful story and great graphics

Republique is a fantastic stealth adventure game that was borne of a Kickstarter campaign back in 2012. The Android port was officially released this week, and there’s a lot to say about it.

The core gameplay of avoiding guards, gathering clues, and employing an array of hacking abilities is paired up wonderfully with a strong storyline, original voice acting, and graphics with cinema-quality motion capture. That’s a  [Read More…]

This week’s sidebar poll: Are you swapping your Chromecast for a Nexus Player?

One of the coolest things we’ve seen in the past few weeks is the new Nexus Player. The consumer debut of Android TV brings a mix of Google TV and Chromecast, allowing you to do a bit more but also being a bit more intense (read: complicated) than everyone’s favorite, the Chromecast. We think it’s an important product to Google, and may just finally bring their ecosystem into the living room — something Google (and every  [Read More…]

Accessory of the Day: Make any car stereo wireless with this Bluetooth adapter $76.22


Sick of fussing around with an auxiliary cable? Want to just get in the car and have your music and podcasts play without wires? TuneLink Auto is your ticket. Crystal clear sound quality with auto-pair functionality makes this a great option for drivers who want to cut the cord. Bring your car up to date for under $ 100 (Prime eligible) and enjoy the world  [Read More…]

This textured hard case and holster combo for Samsung Galaxy S5 is 50% off today!

The Amzer Shellster combines the protection of a durable, textured hard case with a fold-out kickstand and the convenience of a swivel clip holster for your belt, pocket or purse. Pick up this entire combo today for just $ 9.95!

This is the new automatic setup assistant in Android 5.0 Lollipop

A brand new look and dramatically improved restore options await you in Lollipop

With the release of new Android 5.0 Lollipop preview images, we’re getting a much clearer picture of how the new OS will look and act on devices. After the initial preview images came out with a completely unfinished design, we now have a good look at something closer to a finished product. The first thing you’ll notice when booting up a Lollipop device  [Read More…]

This is the Motorola Turbo Charger

For those who were curious, this is the $ 35 Motorola Turbo Charger, part of the new wave of chargers that promises to take your dead device to partially juiced in just a matter of minutes. As luck would have it, our Moto X is all charged up right now, so testing that claim will have to wait. But it is worth a quick mention that this is a rather sizable charger, especially compared two-port plug  [Read More…]

This official Nexus Player video reminds us that we’ll never see the Nexus Q in white

Google has posted an “official” Nexus Player video on YouTube. It shows off the circular design, gives us a glance at voice search via the remote, and even reminds us of the quad-core Intel Silvermont CPU. Not a list of things we don’t already know, but it’s well done and something every Android fan will want to see. Click it above and have a look.

And when it’s done, notice the first link in the grid of related videos.  [Read More…]