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Best cases for the Nexus 6

If you’re looking for some cases to protect your shiny new Nexus 6 we’ve gone ahead and rounded up a few that we think are the best options out there for protecting your Nexus 6! Check them out down below!<p>Casemate Naked tough Case<p>We’re going to kick this list off with the two official cases for the …

6 future Android phones to keep an eye on: January 2015 edition

2015 may have only just begun, but the first smartphones of the year are right around the corner. CES, which is less than a week away, will give us our first glimpse at this year’s smartphones, and there will be plenty more to come over the next twelve months.<p>The world of Android is full of …

Best Android phones (September 2018): Our picks, plus a giveaway

With Android thoroughly dominating the mobile industry, picking the best Android smartphones is almost synonymous with choosing the best smartphones, period. While Android phones have few real opponents on other platforms, internal competition is incredibly fierce. From sleek devices that impress …

Phones

Best Android Tablets of 2014!

Cat Print Scarves from Triple T Studios Giveaway & Free Shipping Offer

Hey everybody, Waffles here - filling in for the Boss!<p>I've found the PURR-fect gift for ALL your girlfriends! It's a pretty chiffon scarf from our …

Ditch Your Dad Belly

Just because your clan is expanding, doesn't mean your waistline has to<p>When you're a dad, carpool duty, playdates, and dance recitals fill your free time. So it's no surprise that as your schedule fills up, your waistline may fill out.<p>"Carving out a designated workout time can seem next to …

Google Drive currently down for a number of users (updated)

If you find yourself running into issues when attempting to utilize Google Drive, Docs, Sherts and Slides – you’re not alone. While I personally am not experiencing a service disruption, a number of users have been running into issues all day.<p>The good news is Google is aware of the issue and so it …

Office 365 subscribers will soon have unlimited OneDrive cloud storage

Are you a subscriber to Microsoft’s Office 365 suite? If you are, then you will soon be receiving unlimited cloud storage through OneDrive, for <i>free</i>.<p>This deal is for all Office 365 Home, Personal, and University subscribers, and will be rolling out over the next few months. If you’d like to be one …

Cyanogen announces Nextbit which auto-syncs your apps across devices

Today, Cyanogen announced a new feature to its operating system that it’s been working on for a while now from a company called Nextbit. Nextbit produced is a system-level modification that automatically syncs your applications and games so that you can continue what you were doing on any of your …

Microsoft opens up Office 365 cloud with new Android APIs

Microsoft is serious about embracing other platforms. The shift in strategy, initiated by Steve Ballmer and accelerated under Satya Nadella, sees Microsoft developing apps and services for Android, iOS, and even Linux, as well as opening its traditionally closely-held Office platform.<p>At the TechEd …

Watch Over Me – Indie app of the day

What is Watch Over Me<p>Watch Over Me is a GPS application that tracks your movements. If you’re not where you’re supposed to be the app will alert your emergency contacts so they can try to get a hold of you or seek help if need be. This is great for pretty much everyone.<p>Here’s how it works. Say …

Apps

LG 55EC9300 review: OLED TV: Best. Picture. Ever. - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The LG 55EC9300 OLED TV's picture betters that of any LCD or plasma TV, with perfect black levels and exceedingly bright whites. It's equally adept in bright and dark rooms, showed accurate color, and looks better from off-angle than any LED LCD. Its 1080p resolution is plenty for a …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Smart Home expansion brings S Voice support

Samsung was all about Smart Home last CES, and their acquisition of SmartThings really proved their conviction. Their new home automation service presented some great features, granting the ability to control appliances and other products via mobile devices and TVs. It was a great project, but …

Customers wanting “good” wireless service is a bar too-high

nevermorenonsense<p>Over the last few years, wireless service on the whole has been improving in the United States. In some cases, wireless providers had nowhere to go but up as they were consistently finishing dead last in customer satisfaction rankings dating back to 2009. In fact, just last year …

10 best icon packs for Android (by developer)

Icon packs are on of the most popular methods of customization. Most mainstream third party launchers support them and they provide a cheap and unique way to customize your device. Plus, there are literally hundreds upon hundreds to choose from. When we first thought about doing this list, we …

Pushbullet updated with cross-device copy/paste

Platforms and electronics continue to merge as services become available across all our devices, but the separation between gadgets continues to be cumbersome. In the midst of this cloud revolution we get a little treat called Pushbullet, an app that allows us to share notifications (and now other …

Price vs brand in the mature smartphone market

The smartphone market is reaching saturation levels in many countries around the world. Places like South Korea, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States have very high smartphone penetration which means sales are inevitably slowing down. How do OEMs secure a good market …

11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

Digital Car looks to satiate your Android Auto desires, today

Digital Car is here to update your Android device in the car experience. A dedicated user friendly driving interface, coupled with appropriate power, audio and app selections to help you get through until, or altogether forget about, Android Auto.<p>You know how it goes, Google tells us about a cool …

Android Auto

Gmail makes it easy to unsubscribe from pesky email newsletters

Google’s deed of the day brings us a simple way to clean our inboxes and get rid of emails we will probably not read. The newest Gmail feature is simple, yet amazingly effective – an unsubscribe link has been added right next to the email sender information.<p>This makes the unsubscribe link much …

To Root Or Not To Root? - Android Q&A

Dos and Don'ts to Save on Summer Vacation Flights

Looking to save this summer on vacation plans? Look no further. Airfare expert Rick Seaney shares his tips to keep costs down and spirits soaring all …

Jabra Rox Bluetooth earbuds out today

Many a fan of wireless audio has been anxiously awaiting the Jabra Rox wireless earbuds since they were announced back in November of 2013. They had a ton of people excited at this year’s CES, and now they are finally available for purchase at a price of $129.95.<p>These unique-looking headphones …

New Samsung S Band fitness tracker spotted

Back at the launch of the Galaxy S4, you may recall that Samsung announced a fitness device called the S Band, although the band never actually made it to market. New information has appeared online which indicates that Samsung will be reviving the product. The design has been updated with an all …

Samsung Galaxy S5 officially announced: here’s what you need to know

MWC 2014 Coverage brought to you by: Bitdefender Mobile Security & Antivirus for Android.<p>Samsung has now officially unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014 in beautiful Barcelona, bringing revamped specs and a whole new look — at least for the back of the device.<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ is a stand up slate (photos)

Lenovo has taken the cover off an update to its folding Yoga tablet. The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, as it's known, adds a Full HD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It's due to go on sale later in the year for $349. Wider availability and prices are not yet known.<p>Updated:February 23, 2014 …

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds review: A rugged wireless sports headphone that's washable - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The BlueAnt Pump is a sturdy wireless sports headphone that has a waterproof design and fits very securely in your ears and on your head. It offers wireless streaming from up to 100 feet away.<p><b>The Bad</b> The sound lacks clarity and is bass-heavy.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The $129 BlueAnt Pump HD may not …

Consumer Tech

Top-rated reviews of the week (pictures)

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB The Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 5030UB is better then ever, with excellent picture quality for the money and class-leading light output, making it shine in both dark and moderately lit rooms. Read the review .<p>Updated:February 24, 2014 Caption:CNET Reviews …

17 Apps to secure your Android

Android security has been getting a lot more attention lately for various reasons. No one likes having their little pocket computer being stolen or lost. The Edward Snowden incident has opened our eyes to government prying the world over. Even public WiFi is starting to scare people. The bad news …

Must read Android: top 18 stories this week

This week, in your world of Android: Samsung introduced four new tablets, CES teemed with cool new wearables, smart cars were in the spotlight, Sony launched the Xperia Z1 Compact, Nvidia teased the new K1, Asus launched a line of ultra-cheap smartphones, an exec talked about the launch of the …