MOBILITY NIGERIA

  • NewFor Sale: HTC Desire 816

    For Sale: HTC Desire 816

    Review device in excellent condition, with accessories and sales box intact. Android 4.4.2 Kitkat 13 megapixel camera with LED Flash 1.6 GHz Quad-core processor 1.5GB RAM 5.5-inch display Front-facing stereo speakers Price: N50,000.00 Call: 081365644…
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  • NewGoogle Play Keyboard is now available in our region!!

    Google Play Keyboard is now available in our region!!

    If you’re in Nigeria, and you’ve tried to install the default Google Keyboard from Google Play Store, you’ll get the notice saying it’s not available for your region. You would then have to resort to VPN apps and spoofing IP addresses before…
    - 2 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 6:36am -
  • The future of Journalism is Online and on Mobile devices

    The future of Journalism is Online and on Mobile devices

                                                         “The future of journalism is online and mobile devices”. These were the words of Derwin Johnson, a former American journalist with CNN and AB…
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 3:08am -
  • HTC gives a brand new M8 to the owner of a burnt Samsung Galaxy S4

    HTC gives a brand new M8 to the owner of a burnt Samsung Galaxy S4

    You might not always hear about this but smartphones getting over heated and eventually catching fire isn’t rare. Its unfortunate that the company always involved in the cases I’ve  heard and seen has been Samsung, and on two occasions it has be…
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:52am -
  • Nokia X series owners get new update

    Nokia X series owners get new update

    Nokia has announced that, Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL owners will be getting some sort of software update which includes new features and enhancements from the original v2.0. So now you can check what app is running with the new App Switcher which…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • Fetch your favorite songs using Hive Loader for Android

    Fetch your favorite songs using Hive Loader for Android

    I came across this very cool Android app, and I decided to share it with you guys. The app basically caches and downloads songs from your Shazam or Sound Cloud app. Here’s how it’s used:   For Shazam : Open the Shazam app on your Android device.…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:12am -
  • The battle for virtual assistant accuracy

    The battle for virtual assistant accuracy

    Every now and then i keep seeing comparison between different OS virtual assistant in a battle for who’s more accurate and the recent one to be seen is Microsoft and Apple. In a bid to promote Microsoft’s virtual assistant, Cortana, the company h…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:35pm -
  • Turn your Android Phone into a Gamepad to play PC games

    Turn your Android Phone into a Gamepad to play PC games

    Are you a fan of PC games, bGestureworksut tired of stressing yourself playing your favorite PC games with your keyboard, And hate spending money to buy new gamepads too often due to one problem or the other? Well then, the new update for Gesturework…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:12am -

MOBILE NEWS

ALL THINGS MOBILE

MOBILE TECH NEWS

  • NewAmazon India To Get Additional US $2 Billion Investment

    Amazon India To Get Additional US $2 Billion Investment

    The war in e-commerce space is hotting up in India. Yesterday, Flipkart had announced raising of $1 billion in fresh funding, which is the biggest ever by an Indian internet company in a single round. Today, Amazon has broken this record of funding…
    - 3 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 6:04am -
  • Pioneer AVIC-F60BT – Integrated In-Car Audio, Video System Launched

    Pioneer AVIC-F60BT – Integrated In-Car Audio, Video System Launched

    Pioneer, the leading in-car entertainment systems company, has introduced Pioneer AVIC-F60BT, its premium audio-video system equipped with the latest navigation maps by MapmyIndia at Rs. 49,990. Commenting on the launch, Mr. Toshiyuki Shindo, Managin…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • MapMyIndia Releases NaviMaps For iOS Platform

    MapMyIndia Releases NaviMaps For iOS Platform

    Digital mapping company, MapIndia has released India’ advanced navigation app – NaviMaps for the iOS platform. The Android app was launched two months earlier and is huge success, as claimed by the company. The NaviMaps feature, for the first ti…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:16am -
  • Hitachi Cash Recycling ATM Installed At Bank Of Baroda

    Hitachi Cash Recycling ATM Installed At Bank Of Baroda

    Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions has announced that India’s leading public sector bank, Bank of Baroda (BOB) has launched cash recycling operations with Hitachi’s Cash Recycling ATM (HT-2845-V) on July 20th. As per the press statement, BOB became…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:07am -
  • Message Recall Feature Introduced On WeChat Version 5.3.1

    Message Recall Feature Introduced On WeChat Version 5.3.1

    To save you from the embarrassment of unwanted sent message to your friends by mistake, WeChat has introduce a new Message Recall feature on its version 5.3.1 on Android and iOS platforms. This feature allows you to recall any message sent withi…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:06am -
  • Bharti Airtel Boasts Of 300 Million Customers

    Bharti Airtel Boasts Of 300 Million Customers

    Bharti Airtel, having operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced that it has crossed the 300 million customers mark across its operations. The milestone includes customers across mobile, fixed line & DSL, and DTH services. Bha…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:20am -
  • Lava Iris 504Q+ Starts Getting Android KitKat 4.4.2 Update

    Lava Iris 504Q+ Starts Getting Android KitKat 4.4.2 Update

    LAVA International has announced Android 4.4.2 KitKat update over FOTA (Firmware- over-the-Air) for LAVA Iris 504Q+ smartphone. Lava Iris 504Q+ was launched in the month of April, and which is the successor to the highly successful Iris 504Q. Accord…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:07am -

CRAZIEST GADGETS

  • Color Changing Light Up Mouse

    Color Changing Light Up Mouse

    Color Changing Light Up Mouse Check out our Craziest Gadgets Shop for unique gifts!
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  • Darth Vader Lightsaber BBQ Fork

    Darth Vader Lightsaber BBQ Fork

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  • Scorzie: the Golf Score Keeping Koozie

    Scorzie: the Golf Score Keeping Koozie

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    Finnish Grill House

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    - 8 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:14am -
  • Death Star Rug: That’s No Moon!

    Death Star Rug: That’s No Moon!

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    - 13 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 7:12pm -
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    Geeky Bookmark

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    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 11:17pm -
  • Aroma Fork Adds Scents to Your Food

    Aroma Fork Adds Scents to Your Food

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    - 15 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 9:18pm -

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

  • Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Review

    Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Review

    Karcher have been at the forefront of power washer and pressure cleaners for years, yet I’ve never reviewed one, until now. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been thoroughly testing the Karcher K4 compact …Karcher K4 Compact Pressure Washer Re…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
  • 3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb

    3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb

    A novel idea to reduce stress in workers’ joints is being tried out at a BMW production plant in Germany.The Munich factory has given out 3D printed thumbs to workers, for them to use while …3D Printing Gives BMW Workers an Extra Strong Thumb i…
    - 8 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:54pm -
  • Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated

    Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated

    The controversy caused by the removal of many links from Google has led to some of them now being reinstated.The issue came about thanks to the internet giant starting to comply with the European …Google’s “Right to Forget” Links Re-instated…
    - 21 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 12:15pm -
  • The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October

    The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October

    Rumours about the supposed released of the new Microsoft smartwatch are heating up, with October said to be when we can expect it so in shops.Of course, we have heard about the possibility of …The Microsoft Smartwatch Might Appear in October is a…
    - 21 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:05am -
  • Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV?

    Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV?

    Google TV looked like a good idea when it was first announced a few year ago so what went wrong? More importantly, what has changed since then to make Android TV from Google something that …Will Android TV Fare Better Than Google TV? is a post from…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:07pm -
  • Facebook Controversy over Secret Emotions Study

    Facebook Controversy over Secret Emotions Study

    A controversial and secret Facebook experiment has led to criticism of the social media giant.The psychology experiment by Facebook involved them manipulating news items, which were then seen by close to 700,000 people who …Facebook Controversy ov…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:03pm -
  • Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues

    Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues

    The new messaging app Yo has turned out to be an unexpected runaway success. Let’s face it; all it lets you do is send a message with the word “Yo”.Despite the limited nature of …Yo App Is Massively Popular but Has Security Issues is a post…
    - 22 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 8:02am -
  • Android and Windows Phones to Get Kill Switches Added to Them

    Android and Windows Phones to Get Kill Switches Added to Them

    It has been reported that both Google and Microsoft will be adding kill switch functionality to their future phones.This change would ensure that Android and Windows phones could be made utterly useless if they …Android and Windows Phones to Get K…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 10:00pm -
  • Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow

    Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow

    If you are planning to fly from Heathrow Airport for your summer holidays then there is a good chance that you are going to be taking some of your favourite gadgets away with you.We …Charge Your Gadgets before Flying to the US from Heathrow is a p…
    - 23 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 8:15pm -
  • Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World?

    Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World?

    The release of the twice yearly list of the 500 most powerful computers in the world is always pretty interesting. This year, it is again a supercomputer from China that tops the list, for the …Where Are the Most Powerful Computers in the World? is…
    - 37 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 5:53pm -

MOBILE CRUNCH

  • Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside The US

    Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside The US

     Instagram is taking on Snapchat by turning your best friends’ faces into the shutter button with today’s official release of its first standalone app Bolt, but only Singapore, South Africa and New Zealand will get this initial phase of the iOS…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • Atheer Labs Releases A First Enterprise Developer Kit For Its 3D, Wearable Glasses

    Atheer Labs Releases A First Enterprise Developer Kit For Its 3D, Wearable Glasses

     There is a pretty wide spectrum between wearables like Google Glass, which you take around with you in your everyday life, and fully immersive virtual reality experiences like the Oculus Rift, which take you out of the real world and are experienc…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:03pm -
  • Microsoft Updates OneNote For Apple Products

    Microsoft Updates OneNote For Apple Products

     Microsoft debuted a number of changes to OneNote for Apple products — iPad, iPhone, and Mac — today that broaden the functionality of the note-taking tool. Users of OneNote for Mac can now connect to OneDrive for Business accounts. Across all…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:34pm -
  • Think Gaming Demystifies Paid App Installs With A Mobile Gaming Co-Op

    Think Gaming Demystifies Paid App Installs With A Mobile Gaming Co-Op

     Think Gaming has created what it’s calling a mobile advertising co-op. Through that co-op, gaming companies share data about the cost of the ads they’re purchasing across multiple networks, and the effectiveness of those ad networks. Read More
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:00pm -
  • Ford Plans To Replace BlackBerries With iPhones Beginning This Year

    Ford Plans To Replace BlackBerries With iPhones Beginning This Year

     Ford is going to start switching its employees over to iPhone, beginning with moving 3,300 staffers from BlackBerry devices to iPhones by the end of the year. Over the course of the next two years, approximately 6,000 employees will get iPhones, re…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:59pm -
  • After A Decade In Business, Kargo Says It’s Growing Fast, With Big Ambitions For Premium Mobile Ads

    After A Decade In Business, Kargo Says It’s Growing Fast, With Big Ambitions For Premium Mobile Ads

     By the standards of the startups we cover at TechCrunch, mobile advertising company Kargo is pretty much ancient. But even though it was founded back in 2003, the company says it’s hit a triple digit revenue growth, with total annual revenue appr…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:12pm -
  • Asana Doubles Down On Mobile, Releases New iOS App

    Asana Doubles Down On Mobile, Releases New iOS App

     Asana, a company that provides collaboration tools to corporations and groups, today released a unified iOS application for iPhone and iPad. As other companies have in recent quarters, Asana built its new iOS app using native code. (The app is due…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:08pm -
  • BlackBerry Snags German Voice Encryption Firm Secusmart, But Years Too Late

    BlackBerry Snags German Voice Encryption Firm Secusmart, But Years Too Late

     In a move that makes a lot of sense, BlackBerry bought Secusmart today, a German firm that makes voice encryption chips for Blackberries and other mobile phones. Unfortunately, the deal is probably much too late to matter.The companies have worked…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:55pm -
  • Fly Or Die: Tinder Moments

    Fly Or Die: Tinder Moments

    Last month, Tinder launched Moments. It’s a new feature that lets users send photo blasts to all of their matches. The photos don’t last forever, but they’re a much better ice breaker than “hey.” That said, we took a close look at the feat…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:49am -
  • Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS

    Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS

     Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially a…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:30am -
  • Video Re-Mix Startup Coub Raises $2.5 Million From VC Fund Headed Up By VK.com Founders

    Video Re-Mix Startup Coub Raises $2.5 Million From VC Fund Headed Up By VK.com Founders

     There’s money in them loops — apparently. Coub, the Russian startup that lets you create and embed looped, 10-second video clips, has raised a new round of funding. Now seeing 50 million unique viewers per month (up from 8 million a year ago),…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:30am -
  • Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe

    Napster Owner Rhapsody Passes 2M Paying Users As It Extends unRadio To Europe

     In 2012, Rhapsody nabbed the European assets of streaming service Napster, covering the UK and Germany, to fill out its 2011 acquisition of Napster in the U.S., as part of its strategy to square up globally to Spotify and other online music rivals…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:21am -
  • Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat

    Facebook Forces Users Worldwide To Download Messenger For Mobile Chat

     Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app. Facebook first started requiring users in Europe to use Messenge…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:25pm -
  • Favr.tt Brings On CEO To Raise Funding For Its Social Shopping App

    Favr.tt Brings On CEO To Raise Funding For Its Social Shopping App

     Back in 2012, London and New York based Shopa launched as a “social marketplace” where users were rewarded for promoting products they like. The company raised $1.4 million from Notion Capital and Octopus. Another in the arena is Shopcade, whic…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:03pm -
  • Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App For Making Instant Photo Slideshows

    Tango Teases “Music Pix,” A Social App For Making Instant Photo Slideshows

     Tango, the mobile messaging platform that raised a massive $280 million from Alibaba earlier this year, has quietly rolled out a new photo-sharing application called Tango Music Pix. The app lets you share your photos along with a song, in order to…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:29pm -
  • NPR One Delivers A Curated Public Radio Stream For The Smartphone Era

    NPR One Delivers A Curated Public Radio Stream For The Smartphone Era

     Radio is an increasingly perplexing mode of content delivery as we gain access to more and better streaming services with on-demand programming. But the serendipity of radio is still appealing, the ability to turn on and tune in without having to m…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • The Beautiful Game Just Got Its Own Meme Generator

    The Beautiful Game Just Got Its Own Meme Generator

     There are plenty of meme generator apps around. Imgur’s Memegen immediately springs to mind. Or something more quirky, such as Yarrly, the anonymous chain letter-styled meme generator for Android. But what the world really needs is a meme generat…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:45pm -
  • Instagram’s Forthcoming Photo Messaging App Bolt Could Face Legal Trouble

    Instagram’s Forthcoming Photo Messaging App Bolt Could Face Legal Trouble

     The developer behind the mobile voice app Bolt is none too pleased with Instagram’s decision to launch what appears to be a new mobile messaging app by the same name. Bolt, a new app from Instagram, is expected out this week, we’re hearing. Mea…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:21pm -

PHONE ARENA

  • Instagram soft launches Bolt messaging in 3 companies

    Instagram soft launches Bolt messaging in 3 companies

    Recently, Instagram accidentally started pushing in-app ads for a new "one tap photo messaging" app called Bolt. No one was exactly sure what it was, but it was claimed to be something of a Snapchat competitor. Today, Instagram started a soft launch…
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Jul 14, 12:10am -
  • iWatch production reportedly delayed until Q4 2014

    iWatch production reportedly delayed until Q4 2014

    There have been tons of conflicting rumors about the iWatch ever since the idea first surfaced that Apple would make its own smartwatch. Many have been hoping that Apple would be releasing the device by the end of this year, and the introduction of H…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:13pm -
  • Lack of sapphire glass orders indicates Gorilla Glass for the Apple iPhone 6?

    Lack of sapphire glass orders indicates Gorilla Glass for the Apple iPhone 6?

    Not that long ago, we showed you a video revealing how the alleged front panel for the Apple iPhone 6 can get easily scratched by sandpaper. That video seemed to rule out the use of sapphire glass by Apple for the iPhone 6. And that is confirmed by a…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 11:12pm -
  • Kyocera Brigadier expected to feature a sapphire display

    Kyocera Brigadier expected to feature a sapphire display

    Kyocera Brigadier is an unannounced Android smartphone that was seen back in April, allegedly on its way to Verizon Wireless. While Verizon has yet to confirm the device’s upcoming release, we now have more details about it. According to Pocket Now…
    - 10 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:53pm -
  • Windows Phone 8.1 is now on 11.9% of Windows Phone handsets, up from last month's 7.7%

    Windows Phone 8.1 is now on 11.9% of Windows Phone handsets, up from last month's 7.7%

    The latest information from Windows Phone mobile ad network AdDuplex, reveals that 94.5% of Windows Phone handsets are made by Microsoft. That takes into consideration the closing of Microsoft's purchase of Nokia Devices and Services. Microsoft has b…
    - 11 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:04pm -
  • Ford employees will be offered iPhones instead of BlackBerries

    Ford employees will be offered iPhones instead of BlackBerries

    In another blow to BlackBerry (which isn't doing too well lately), Ford Motor Company recently revealed that it would replace BlackBerry handsets with Apple iPhones for 3,300 of its employees. The switch will be made before the end of this year, and…
    - 13 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:29pm -
  • Motorola discounts accessories by 10% at checkout on its online store

    Motorola discounts accessories by 10% at checkout on its online store

    Motorola wants to give you a 10% discount off the price of accessories for its phones, purchased from the online Motorola Store. While checking out, enter JUSTBECAUSE10 in the checkout code, and Viola! You've just saved money. At the Motorola Store,…
    - 14 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:29pm -
  • BlackBerry becomes more secure, buys Germany's Secusmart

    BlackBerry becomes more secure, buys Germany's Secusmart

    Announced at BlackBerry Summit on Tuesday by CEO John Chen, the Canadian company has agreed to purchase German security firm Secusmart. Both firms have worked together since 2009, and are working together to provide secure BlackBerry 10 handsets for…
    - 15 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:52pm -
  • Recycled code causing bugs with popular Android apps

    Recycled code causing bugs with popular Android apps

    Android has long had the reputation of being a buggy system, despite research showing that Android is actually more stable than iOS. However, that's not to say there aren't bugs in Android; and, new research from the firm that first uncovered Heartbl…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:47pm -
  • NVIDIA's powerful SHIELD Tablet is available now

    NVIDIA's powerful SHIELD Tablet is available now

    NVIDIA announced its SHIELD Tablet last week, at the same time starting taking pre-orders for the device. As of today, the new tablet is properly available to buy, and you have to pay $299 for the privilege of owning one. Mind you, this is the 16GB W…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:43pm -
  • Report: Xiaomi Redmi Note sends photos and texts to Chinese server

    Report: Xiaomi Redmi Note sends photos and texts to Chinese server

    The Xiaomi Redmi Note has been a very popular product for the manufacturer. Consider that the device is a 5.5 inch phablet powered by the true octa-core MT6592 chip produced by MediaTek, and is priced at the equivalent of $130 USD. But a new report i…
    - 16 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:37pm -
  • Xiaomi passes Apple to become the 2nd biggest smartphone company in China

    Xiaomi passes Apple to become the 2nd biggest smartphone company in China

    Xiaomi has been called out a few times for being an Apple copycat. The company has denied these claims, but has admitted that Apple is an "inspiration". When you look at the market though, Xiaomi is growing much faster, and has passed Apple to become…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:57pm -
  • In five seconds, the Xiaomi Mi3 sells out in India

    In five seconds, the Xiaomi Mi3 sells out in India

    It appears that the quick hit and run sales technique known as "hunger marketing," works in India. Xiaomi let the world know that it sold out an undisclosed number of Xiaomi Mi3 units in just five seconds on Flipkart. The latter is the top online ret…
    - 17 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:34pm -
  • Microsoft's Lumia Superman and Lumia Tesla were showcased by Stephen Elop this week

    Microsoft's Lumia Superman and Lumia Tesla were showcased by Stephen Elop this week

    Have you heard? Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to introduce a "selfie phone" that’s currently codenamed Lumia Superman. Earlier today, we told you that the Superman would be released in August via both AT&T and Verizon. Now, we have more inf…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:36pm -
  • Five notable games, currently discounted on the Google Play Store

    Five notable games, currently discounted on the Google Play Store

    Are you going on vacation, with August just around the corner? Might wanna stock up on some games for the trip. Actually, you might want to stock up regardless, since the Google Play Summer Sale is still going and there are some new price drops this…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:15pm -
  • Auto brightness adjustment app for Android Wear watches that don't have a light sensor

    Auto brightness adjustment app for Android Wear watches that don't have a light sensor

    Display Brightness for Wear is an Android Wear app designed to give smartwatches auto brightness adjustment capabilities. This would be especially welcome on the Galaxy Gear and LG G Watch, since both wearables lack a light sensor and oftentimes requ…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:10pm -
  • Hilton will let you unlock doors with your smartphone

    Hilton will let you unlock doors with your smartphone

    Hilton has announced that its hotels will soon allow guests to use their smartphones as room keys. This is a $550 million investment and will affect all 4200 properties the company has worldwide. Currently, all of its US-based brand hotels offer mobi…
    - 20 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:09pm -
  • OneNote Beta for Android now sports handwritten notes, support for LG G3, more

    OneNote Beta for Android now sports handwritten notes, support for LG G3, more

    Microsoft's OneNote app for Android has been recently updated with a unified user interface, but its beta version got released only recently. Today, we are being treated to the first update to the latter. “What's the big deal about this?”, some m…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:25pm -
  • Universal tips for improving your Android phone's battery life

    Universal tips for improving your Android phone's battery life

    Our smartphones have gotten tremendously powerful, but one area where they still remain unfortunately weak is battery life. Sure, there are some models out there that tend to outclass their competition in this department, but as a whole, rarely can a…
    - 21 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:01pm -
  • Spotify for iOS scores an equalizer with a lot of presets in tow, at long last

    Spotify for iOS scores an equalizer with a lot of presets in tow, at long last

    Spotify, one of the most popular music-streaming services, has just implemented a rather handy and much-anticipated feature – an equalizer. Said frequency-adjusting functionality is arriving via an update to Spotify's iOS version and allows users t…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:54am -
  • HTC One M8 Windows Phone 8.1 edition passed Wi-Fi certification over a month ago?

    HTC One M8 Windows Phone 8.1 edition passed Wi-Fi certification over a month ago?

    Rumors concerning a special Windows Phone OS edition of HTC's One M8 flagship have been circulating around for some time, and while that is usually indicative on its own, we never actually had hard proof. Strictly speaking, we still don't, though we…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:47am -
  • Qualcomm executive departing to take a position with Microsoft

    Qualcomm executive departing to take a position with Microsoft

    24 year veteran and Executive Vice President of Qualcomm’s Global Market Development team, Peggy Johnson has reportedly accepted an as-yet unannounced position with Microsoft.Ms. Johnson is Qualcomm’s highest ranking female in the leadership team…
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:45am -
  • GM equips its Cadillac line of cars with wireless charging, support for PMA and Qi

    GM equips its Cadillac line of cars with wireless charging, support for PMA and Qi

    The luxury line of cars built by General Motors are getting a new feature added to them, wireless charging, thanks to a system developed by Powermat, the flag bearer of the Power Matters Alliance.Beginning with the 2015 model year Cadillac ATS (avail…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 10:12am -
  • Android customization tips & tricks round-up

    Android customization tips & tricks round-up

    So, you've decided to hop on the customization bandwagon and modify the interface looks of your Android companion? Well, you can 'bend' Google's mobile OS to suit your liking and there are hardly any limitations to what you can achieve in the modific…
    - 23 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:42am -
  • Microsoft offices in China get raided in government investigation

    Microsoft offices in China get raided in government investigation

    Four Microsoft offices in four different cities in China were raided by that country’s business agency, but there is no definitive word as to why.Microsoft’s facilities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chengdu had visits from investigators of…
    - 24 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:27am -
  • Snapdragon 805-equipped Amazon HDX tablet spotted on AnTuTu

    Snapdragon 805-equipped Amazon HDX tablet spotted on AnTuTu

    The folks behind the AnTuTu performance benchmarking app, ever on the lookout for yet-unreleased devices that pass through their domain, have been rewarded with yet another catch: a likely Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet successor.The only differen…
    - 24 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:22am -
  • Microsoft has a sweet deal that comprises a Fitbit Flex and a certain Windows Phone device

    Microsoft has a sweet deal that comprises a Fitbit Flex and a certain Windows Phone device

    A little while ago we told you that Fitbit and Windows Phone now finally work in a concert, as support for the popular fitness trackers has been quite anticipated. Well, this is a fact now, and it is perfectly natural for carriers and retailers alike…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:03am -
  • Fitbit finally goes through the finish line and lands on the Windows Phone Store

    Fitbit finally goes through the finish line and lands on the Windows Phone Store

    Fitbit, one of the more popular fitness trackers, finally scored support for the Windows Phone platform and is now available for download from the Windows Phone Store for each and every device that is running Windows Phone 8.1 and the Nokia Lumia Cya…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 8:30am -
  • Jink makes meet-ups easy with simple and efficient location sharing

    Jink makes meet-ups easy with simple and efficient location sharing

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    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:43am -
  • Lumia "selfie" model codenamed Superman, said to be on the way to Verizon and AT&T

    Lumia "selfie" model codenamed Superman, said to be on the way to Verizon and AT&T

    Back in April, we told you about a Nokia Lumia model codenamed Superman. The phone was rumored to feature a 4.7 inch screen, with a 5MP front-facing snapper designed for better quality "selfies". Today, some new information about the phone has surfac…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:33am -
  • LG G3 in Moon Violet and Burgundy Red coming in August

    LG G3 in Moon Violet and Burgundy Red coming in August

    On May 27, LG announced a total of five color options for its G3 flagship – Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, and Burgundy Red. It has been over two months since then, yet only three of these color variants have been released; t…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:13am -
  • BlackBerry CEO John Chen says that there have been no offers for the company

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen says that there have been no offers for the company

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen spoke with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on Monday, and she asked if the executive is planning on selling BlackBerry. It seems like a silly question considering that Chen just took over the post in November, and his turnaround plan…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 6:28am -
  • Huawei shows 62% growth in smartphone shipments during first half of 2014

    Huawei shows 62% growth in smartphone shipments during first half of 2014

    Huawei has had a spectacular first half of 2014, with smartphone shipments up a whopping 62% year-over-year. The manufacturer has started to focus more on the high-end niche of the market. For the first half of the year, the company shipped 34.27 mil…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:45am -
  • Xiaomi Mi4 now available to buy (only in China)

    Xiaomi Mi4 now available to buy (only in China)

    Xiaomi’s brand new flagship smartphone, the Mi4, is now available to buy in China, the company’s home country (where, as we type this, it’s Tuesday, July 29). Just like the Mi3 from last year, the Mi4 is a high-end device that doesn’t cost to…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 5:00am -
  • Germany looking to buy 20,000 BlackBerry 10 phones for its officials?

    Germany looking to buy 20,000 BlackBerry 10 phones for its officials?

    Germany turned to BlackBerry 10 powered handsets, to keep the NSA from continuing to monitor the mobile communications of Chancellor Angela Merkel. The technology used by BlackBerry, was combined with anti-eavesdropping technology from German firm Se…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 4:52am -
  • Apple drops attempt to ban older Samsung devices from being imported into the U.S.

    Apple drops attempt to ban older Samsung devices from being imported into the U.S.

    Apple has filed a motion to dismiss its appeal against a court order issued in 2012 that awarded Apple nearly $1 billion, but blocked an import ban against older Samsung devices. That ruling, issued by Judge Lucy Koh, blocked Apple from banning older…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:38am -
  • Galaxy Photo Screen Lock lets you put photo slideshows on your Android lock screen

    Galaxy Photo Screen Lock lets you put photo slideshows on your Android lock screen

    Want to thoroughly customize your Android smartphone’s lock screen? There’s a new app, called Galaxy Photo Screen Lock, that lets you do just that. As its name suggests, the app is made for Samsung Galaxy smartphones. It’s been tested on the G…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:22am -
  • Windows Phone 8.1 version of HTC One to launch via Verizon on August 21st?

    Windows Phone 8.1 version of HTC One to launch via Verizon on August 21st?

    Earlier today, we told you that the version of HTC's flagship phone for Windows would be named the "One (M8) for Windows." And while we told you that the phone is expected to see the light of day before September, we now have some more information. A…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:44am -