Why I have Google Maps navigate me to work every day
Date: July 28, 2014 Time: Around 2:00 am Location: Altamont Pass, Calif.
After a series of unfortunate events, a big rig hauling thousands of pounds of tropical fruit collided with a truck, spilling the fruit all over the highway median and westbound lanes of I-580. Similar to many of you, I commute ... Read More »Read more
LG Watch Urbane launches on Google Store for $350
If you’ve been waiting to buy an LG Watch Urbane, now is your chance. The fancy smartwatch has launched on the Google Store for a whopping $349. This watch features a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, a 1.3-inch 320×320 P-OLED display, Gorilla Glass 3, both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and a 410 ... Read More »Read more
SwiftKey Clarity Keyboard out in beta, aimed at simplicity
I’ve been using SwiftKey for ages and have converted many to the keyboard due to its great predictive engine and many features. But the company is releasing a new keyboard in beta today, and it’s aimed at simplifying the typing experience and letting you focus on what you’re typing. No, it’s not some new and ... Read More »Read more
Android Wear ported to the Tizen-powered Samsung Gear 2
Sprint LG G2 finally getting Lollipop
If you’re a Sprint LG G2 owner, you’re in for a good time. Sprint announced that the Lollipop for its version of the G2 is now rolling out. The build is ZVG and will bring you to the current version of Android, which includes a bunch of great stuff: Material design, new user interface, support for ... Read More »Read more
Deal: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet $50 off at GameStop
We are getting close to the official release of the NVIDIA SHIELD console, but if you need to do your gaming on the go, the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet is still going to be the best option.
While the gaming capabilities are a huge selling point for the SHIELD Tablet, even ignoring those features, ... Read More »Read more
Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: reTXT, Hello
Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When Monday rolls around, we look back to see which apps were the most appealing to our audience. Read on for the five most popular Android apps from last week. These apps are ... Read More »Read more
Facebook Messenger is adding cross-platform video calling
Today, Facebook announced that Messenger is getting a bit more video friendly, as the social networking giant has confirmed that video calling is coming to the app.
The rollout for the next version of Messenger that will support video calling should be rolling out today, according to Facebook. When it arrives, a camera icon at ... Read More »Read more
Instagram update adds a trio of new filters and emoji hashtags
If you’re an avid Instagram user, you’re going to grab the latest update to the photo-sharing app ASAP.
Instagram today announced that it’s adding three new photo filters to its app. The new filters are called Lark, Reyes, and Juno, and here’s how Instagram describes them:
Inspired by weekend adventures outdoors, Lark, Reyes and Juno ... Read More »Read more
BLU Selfie has a pair of 13MP cameras and $249 price tag, and it’s now shipping
Cameras have been a long-standing focus for smartphones, and BLU has just launched a new smartphone that makes sure that those who want to take plenty of selfies can do just that with a camera they’re not ashamed of.
On Monday, April 27, BLU confirmed that it has officially launched the Selfie (yes, that’s ... Read More »Read more