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Amazon Is Giving Away Almost $17 Worth Of Apps Today

The Amazon Appstore is still one of the very best Android and Kindle app stores around. Heck, the Free App of the Day promotion ensures that you’ll never run of new apps to experience on your mobile device. If you …

Windows Phone 8.1 Can Be Added To Existing Android Devices Windows Phone 8.1 Can Be Added To Existing Android Devices

UPDATE: As readers have pointed out in the comments below, the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 adding support for Snapdragon 200, 400 and 400 LTE Android handsets is only for OEMs. I mistakenly assumed that Microsoft would be releasing Windows …

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset

Apple made headlines last year by introducing the first 64-bit mobile chipset in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. The company said the move to 64-bit would allow for better performance while retaining backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps. Android device …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Has Not Been Forgotten

With the success of Minecraft on consoles and PCs, it’s hard to remember that the game remains insanely popular on mobile devices as well. In fact, it’s sold more than 10 million copies across both iOS and Android. Despite all …

Samsung Teases The Galaxy S 5 Ahead Of Reveal Samsung Teases The Galaxy S 5 Ahead Of Reveal

We all know that Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S 5 on Monday. Samsung knows that we know, and has been hyping up the device without actually sharing real information on it. The latest tease is a continuation of …

Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE

Nvidia, a company known more for its PC gaming GPUs than anything else, has had its sight set on the mobile market for some time now. Last year, it launched both the Shield handheld gaming console and the Tegra Note …

Mobile Game Developers Prefer iOS Over Android

There was a time many years ago when Android was a land full of cheap mimics of the more popular mobile titles that were exclusive to iOS. Over the years, those same mobile developers are now building their games for …

Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Newsstand Google Kills Currents, Sends Users To Google Play Newsstand

Google continues to shift its users of various news consumption products to different ones. Google famously killed Google Reader last year in a bold and controversial move (that many would probably still question) that sent users to various other RSS …

Amazon Coins Now Available On Android Devices Amazon Coins Now Available On Android Devices

Last year, Amazon got into the digital currency game with Amazon Coins. Exclusive to Kindle devices, Amazon Coins were an easy way for consumers to buy apps and games on the Amazon Appstore. Now the digital currency is making its …

Here’s The Coffee Table Of The Future Here’s The Coffee Table Of The Future

The coffee table is outdated. It’s just some wood sitting on top of more wood. In other words, it’s boring. Ideum and 3M have joined forces to make it less boring with technology. Why settle for a lifeless wooden surface …

Google Gets Better At Calling Your Mom Google Gets Better At Calling Your Mom

Google announced that an update to the Google search app on Android makes it easier to call or text family members, by letting you use words like “wife” and “mom”. Google will simply recognize who you’re talking about without you …

Big Surprise: iOS And Android Continue To Dominate Big Surprise: iOS And Android Continue To Dominate

In the smartphone wars, there can be only two – iOS and Android. While alternatives like Windows Phone and Firefox OS are making some decent headway in emerging markets, Apple’s and Google’s mobile operating systems still rule the roost. In …

Samsung Teases Galaxy S 5 Features Ahead Of MWC Samsung Teases Galaxy S 5 Features Ahead Of MWC

Samsung has traditionally showcased its latest Galaxy S smartphones at its own events instead of revealing them at industry events like Mobile World Congress. If a teaser from the company is any indication, that may be changing this year. This …

That Nokia Android Phone Might Be Unveiled This Month That Nokia Android Phone Might Be Unveiled This Month

Last month, it was revealed that Nokia may be working on an Android device. The news was surprising considering Nokia’s commitment to the Windows Phone platform as well as the company now being owned by Microsoft. According to a new …

Mozilla Is Building A Firefox Launcher For Android Mozilla Is Building A Firefox Launcher For Android

Firefox OS is doing pretty well for itself in emerging markets thanks to its ability to run on low-end hardware that’s very affordable. That very reason may be why we probably won’t see Firefox OS in the U.S. anytime soon …

HTC One Successor Leaked Via Twitter [Rumor] HTC One Successor Leaked Via Twitter [Rumor]

The HTC One was one of the best reviewed phones of 2013, but it wasn’t anywhere near the best selling. Regardless, HTC will be back at it again in 2014 with a successor codenamed M8. We don’t know much about …

Jelly Bean Now On Over 60 Percent Of Android Devices Jelly Bean Now On Over 60 Percent Of Android Devices

In January, it was revealed that Jelly Bean was on nearly 60 percent of all Android devices. The huge bump in Jelly Bean devices could be attributed to a healthy holiday period for Android. With the holidays over, one might …

Chromecast SDK Is Finally Out Of Beta Chromecast SDK Is Finally Out Of Beta

Last July, Google invaded the living room in a big way with Chromecast – a little HDMI dongle that streamed content to your television from an Android device. It was and still is a big hit thanks to its affordable …

Scentee Wants To Make Your Phone Smell Like A Rose Scentee Wants To Make Your Phone Smell Like A Rose

In May of last year, Japanese company ChatPerf introduced the Scentee – a smartphone accessory that shoots out puffs of scented vapor. It was a bizarre product, but the kind of product that some consumers would really go for. If …

Ouya Gets A Better Controller, Twice The Storage

Last year, the Ouya set out to do something in the world of game consoles that had never been attempted before. They wanted to create an open platform that anybody could publish on thus opening game development to the masses. …

Facebook Introduces Bolts To Ease Mobile Development Facebook Introduces Bolts To Ease Mobile Development
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Mobile development is made so much easier when you have an SDK to work from. Facebook’s mobile SDKs for iOS and Android are some of the best in the biz, and now the social network is making parts of it …