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Moto X with football leather back panel now available from Verizon [UPDATED]

Along with its bigger screen and improved camera, the Moto X 2nd Gen gained a new customization option when it debut this year: leather backs. If that’s not special enough for you, though, Verizon...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Lollipop update previewed on video

We’ve already seen what Samsung’s early Android 5.0 builds for the Galaxy S5 look like, but what about the Galaxy S4? That device is getting Lollipop too, and today details on that update have...

Google releases guide to Android app success

With Android and iOS being the largest mobile platforms around the world, both the Google Play store and App Store are becoming increasingly cluttered and more difficult to stand out in. Today...

Huawei TalkBand B1 launching in the U.S. later this month

Following its debut way back at MWC in February, the Huawei TalkBand B1 is finally making its way to the U.S. this month. Huawei pinged us today to announce that the TalkBand B1 will be available in...

Nexus 6 cases quietly appear in Google Play store

Are you one of the lucky folks that’s managed to snag a Nexus 6 from Google or Motorola? If so, you may be interested in one of the new cases that Google just revealed. The Naked Tough Case and...

LG G Watch R arrives in Google Play, will ship in 1-2 business days

You’ve not got two choices when shopping for a round Android Wear smartwatch. The LG G Watch R is officially available from the Google Play store. Pricing is set at $299, and orders are expected to...

Motorola announces gold Moto 360, new watch bands and Moto Body activity tracker app

Not only is Motorola now selling the Nexus 6, but it’s also added a bunch of new wearable goodies to its official website. The gold Moto 360 is now live on Motorola’s site, sporting a “champagne...

Nexus 6 now available for purchase from Motorola

The Nexus 6 has been pretty hard to come by in the Google Play store, but now we’ve got another way to buy Motorola’s new Nexus smartphone. The Nexus 6 is now available for pre-order from Motorola’s...

Verizon Ellipsis 8 now available with 8-inch display, $149.99 price tag

Remember that Ellipsis 7 tablet that Verizon released last year? Well Ol’ Red is back again with a new model, and this one’s a bit bigger. The Verizon Ellipsis 8 is, you guessed it, an 8-inch tablet...

Amazon Echo is a combination Bluetooth speaker and virtual assistant

Amazon has been extending its hardware offerings quite a bit lately, going from e-readers to tablets to smartphones to streaming devices, and today the company’s hardware effort is growing once...

Sony shows Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3 running clean Android 5.0, also announces Lollipop beta test

Sony has been running its AOSP for Xperia program for a while now, letting developers load Google’s untouched version of Android onto their Xperia phones and build custom ROMs. Now that Android 5.0...

HTC Weather app released into Google Play store

Device makers releasing their custom Android apps into the Google Play store seems to be the hot new trend lately, with companies like Motorola and HTC pushing their apps into the Play store for...

OnePlus One sales figures revealed by company exec

OnePlus has used some interesting methods of building hype for and selling its One smartphone, including its Smash the Past promo and invitation system. But have those programs actually helped the...

Microsoft Office apps for iOS and Android now free, Office for Android tablets enters preview

After revealing its big partnership with Dropbox earlier this week, Microsoft made its second big announcement of the week this morning by slashing the price of its mobile Office apps to free....

Inbox by Gmail invitations will be freely available for one hour today

Still on the hunt for an Inbox by Gmail invite? If so, you’ll want to set an alarm for 3:00 pm PT/6:00 pm ET today. Google says that it’ll hold an #InboxHappyHour today from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm PT/6:00...

Jawbone UP3, UP MOVE activity trackers now official

Jawbone is a big player in the wearables world, with its UP activity trackers proving to be popular with consumers. Now folks that want to keep track of their activities have a couple of new Jawbone...

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 now available from Sony's U.S. store

The new Sony Xperia Z3 is already available on T-Mobile and Verizon in the U.S., but if you prefer to get your gadgets straight from the source, you can now do that with the Z3. The Sony Xperia Z3...

Spotify Family plan now available

After teasing Spotify Family late last month, Spotify today officially launched its multi-user premium accounts. Spotify Family is now available, allowing up to five users to use Spotify’s premium...

Motorola Nexus 6 back in stock at Google Play store

Google said yesterday that it plans to have additional Motorola Nexus 6 stock in the Google Play store each Wednesday, and today it stuck to its word. The Motorola Nexus 6 is once again available in...

Google Maps update bringing Material Design and more to Android, iOS [UPDATED]

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Google has announced a new version of one of its apps, complete with a Material Design user interface. Yep, Google has been Material Design-ifying many of...

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