According to the post, though the actual updates and change logs are missing, 16 Google apps have updated since Monday. I was able to download a Google Earth update on my Nexus 4 earlier today, but Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Wallet, and Keep remain unchanged.
Buyers of certain Samsung smartphones can now get a free Samsung tablet courtesy of AT&T.
As of Wednesday, October 30, AT&T will dole out a free 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet to anyone who buys a Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy Note 3, or Galaxy Note 2. The deal is good for people who opt for the carrier's usual two-year agreement or choose AT&T's Next installment plan. It also requires that customers add the Galaxy Tab 3 to an existing AT&T Mobile Share plan for an extra $… Read more
Engineers delight in putting pens in their shirt pockets.
For gas station clerks, however, the location of your cell phone in your shirt pocket could save your life.
This seemed to be the case at a Winter Garden, Fla., Hess gas station, which was subject to a holdup.
As WFTV reports it, a man walked in, demanded the safe be opened, and brandished a gun. Two clerks tried to open the safe, but failed. The robber took off, but not before turning and firing at one of the clerks.
1. There are rarely 10 reasons for anything. Sometimes, there are only two or three. These involve ego, need for love and conformism. But other times, there are very many. There might be 5 reasons why you should buy a Nexus 7. Or only one. Some might think there are 8 reasons why an Xbox One will get them through the holiday season. There are, though, 423 reasons why Microsoft Word will, in the end, drive you crazy.
2. When you start out knowing you have to find 10 reasons for something, how many of those are likely to be … Read more
It will make its formal debut on Thursday to US customers through the Google Play store, according to a source close to Canadian tech blog MobileSyrup.
Canadians may get their hands on the phone a week later on either November 7 or 8. The tipster claims multiple carriers are in line to support the smartphone including Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Koodo, and Virgin Mobile.
After blowing past previously rumored arrival dates, the ballyhooed Nexus 5 is expected to break cover any day. The … Read more
You'd probably like to know if it's actually useful in practical day-by-day applications or if it's merely a gimmick. Even if it is useful, are these devices worth the extra cost -- at $299 with a two-year contract for the Note 3, and $550 for the Wi-Fi Note 10.1 (Apple's Wi-Fi iPad Air costs $500)?
After using them both for a month, I think that they are … Read more
We may have gotten our first peek at LG's upcoming curved display smartphone.
A gallery of leaked photos allegedly snapped of the LG G Flex reveals a curved 6-inch screen and rear buttons mounted in a style similar to that found on the LG G2, The Verge said Wednesday. The photos come from journalist Federico Ini, who claims that the G Flex will launch in South Korea in November but that no release is planned for the US, Europe, or Latin America.
The curved aspect of the phone is similar to the curved OLED TVs from LG and Samsung, … Read more
Consumers eager to grab LG's next Nexus smartphone can preorder the device from a seller on eBay.
Promising the 32GB Nexus 5 for $650, the seller, yoshio_221, seems confident that the phone will launch and that he'll be able to lay his hands on enough units to satisfy his buyers.
As yoshio_221 phrases the offer in his listing:This is a pre-order for the brand new Nexus 5! The reason why I am doing this is because the phone will most likely not be available in most regions across the globe, so I am offering my time and … Read more
Courtesy of the new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, the Galaxy S4, S3, and Note 2 will be compatible with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung said Tuesday.
Samsung already has started rolling out Android 4.3 for the international version of the Galaxy S4, with more models to follow. The latest Jelly Bean update is also being prepped for the S3 and Note 2.
A spokesperson for Samsung UK told CNET that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean "will be available across a range of Galaxy devices from mid-November, subject to software testing and approvals by individual networks."… Read more
The iPhone 5S was available for only 10 days in September, yet it still outscored Samsung's Galaxy S4 in US sales, says a new report.
Overall, Apple sold 4.8 million iPhones last month, according to Counterpoint Research data obtained by the Guardian. That number gave it a 38 percent share of the US smartphone market for September and pushed Samsung to second place after being on top since May.
The 5S snagged the No. 1 spot, followed by the Galaxy S4. The 5C has been overshadowed by its more robust cousin, yet it still managed to take home … Read more