Latest News

Republic Wireless

Republic Wireless will soon offer smartphone deals with six months of free service

Five years after its launch, Republic Wireless today announced that it’s received $30 million in funding and has been spun off as its own company, and that it’s prepping some deals to celebrate. From...
Moto 360 2nd Gen

Moto doesn't see enough consumer pull to release new smartwatch right now

Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatches have been some of the more popular Android Wear devices that we’ve seen released to date, but unfortunately for fans of the 360s, it doesn’t sound like we’ll be...
Google Daydream View colors

Google now taking pre-orders for Snow and Crimson Daydream View VR headsets

When Google introduced its Daydream View virtual reality headset, it showed the device off in three colors. After just one of those three colors launched last month, the other two are now available...
Incipio Car Dock Moto Mod

Motorola intros Mophie Juice Pack, Incipio Car Dock Moto Mods

After launching a handful of Moto Mods along with the Moto Z earlier this year, Motorola today introduced two more modules for its flagship Z phones. The Mophie Juice Pack offers a 3,000mAh battery,...
Android 7.0 Nougat easter egg

Huawei names devices that'll be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

We’ve seen a lot of Android device makers spill their Nougat update plans in recent months, and now it’s Huawei’s turn to fill us in. Huawei today named several devices that’ll be updated to EMUI 5.0...

Android 7.0 Nougat now hitting Sony Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance

After announcing its Android 7.0 plans back in August, Sony today officially kicked off its Nougat rollout. Android 7.0 is now making its way to the Sony Xperia XZ and Xperia X Performance. Both...
Nokia logo

New Nokia smartphones with Android coming in the first half of 2017

It’s official: Nokia is returning to the mobile game next year. New Nokia phones running Android will launch in the first half of 2017. To be specific, Nokia is licensing its brand to HMD Global Oy,...
Pebble smartwatch

Fitbit reportedly close to acquiring Pebble for a 'small amount'

After earning more than $10.2 million from its original Kickstarter in 2012, Pebble may soon be acquired. Fitbit is said to be in “advanced talks” to acquire Pebble. That’s according to reports from...
New Play Store app icon

Some Android users seeing new-look search results in Play Store

Google is regularly making tweaks to the Play Store, and it looks like another change is currently hitting users. Some Android users are seeing new-look Play Store search results. When you search for...
OnePlus 3

OnePlus 3 gets Android 7.0 Nougat beta update

Heads up, OnePlus 3 owners, because you can now get an early taste of Android 7.0 Nougat. OnePlus today released an Android 7.0 beta update for the OnePlus 3. With the update to Nougat, the OnePlus 3...
Google OnHub TP-Link

Google OnHub routers receive heavy discounts on Amazon

We’re now well past Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but that doesn’t mean that the deals are done. Amazon is now offering solid discounts on Google’s OnHub routers. The ASUS model is available for $...
Motorola Moto Z

Moto Z will 'likely' get new Moto Mod to add Google Tango support

Lenovo recently launched the Phab 2 Pro, the first consumer phone offering support for Google’s augmented reality Tango platform. And soon, Lenovo’s subsidiary may offer a Tango device, too. The Moto...
iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case Product RED

Apple selling red iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case, other accessories for Product (RED)

Apple has long offered Product (RED) accessories  to help fight AIDS, and with World AIDS Day happening on December 1, Apple today announced a few new (RED) products. Apple is now selling four new...
Netflix logo

Netflix now lets you download TV shows and movies for offline viewing

Netflix today updated its Android and iOS apps with a major new feature. Netflix now lets you download shows and movies for offline viewing. The feature is now available as part of an update to the...

LG G5 receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update on T-Mobile

A little more than one week after Sprint’s LG G5 was updated to Android 7.0, another carrier’s G5 is getting a Nougat treat. The T-Mobile LG G5 is now receiving its Android 7.0 update. While T-Mo...
OnePlus logo

OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 will be on the same update schedule following Nougat release

With the launch of the OnePlus 3T, there might be some folks wondering what will happen with both it and the original OnePlus 3 with regard to updates. OnePlus has explained the situation. OnePlus...
Google Play Store app icon

Google gets better at detecting and removing fake reviews in the Play Store

Last month, Google announced that it was improving the Play Store’s detection of fraudulent app installs used to boost an app’s ranking in the store. Now Google is taking another step to make the...
New Verizon logo

Verizon offering half-off Daydream View with Google Pixel purchase, other accessory discounts

After offering upgrade deals on phones like the Pixel, Moto Z Droid, and iPhone 7, Verizon now has special accessory offers for several of its devices. Verizon is now offering discounts on...
Facebook Messenger icon

Facebook Messenger adding games like Pac-Man, Galaga, and Words with Friends

Facebook has been beefing up Messenger quite a bit this year with features like Instant Video and Secret Conversations, and today Facebook announced another new Messenger feature. Facebook Messenger...
LeEco Le Pro3

LeEco expanding to US retailers on December 1, also announces free DirecTV Now offer

LeEco is looking to make a big splash in the US market, and as part of that effort, the company has announced two big new moves. Starting December 1, LeEco will begin selling its smartphones and TVs...