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Optimus, we hardly knew you - LG Optimus G successor officially named 'G2'

LG has been making more than a few right moves over the past several quarters, despite not making records in terms of sales of their smartphones, either in the U.S. or globally. Today, LG brings us an official announcement:<p>[quote qtext=” The next flagship device from LG Electronics (LG) will be …

Mobile Technology

The Rising Smartphone Stars Of China And India

Last week’s news that Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi had lured Google’s Android executive Hugo Barra caused a ripple in the tech press but it was the extra-marital affair of founder Sergey Brin that captured people’s attention for longer. Barra’s move, though, heralds a new phase in the evolution …

HTC One Max offers up a spec list, gains Chinese approval

Another downside of the Washington brouhaha is that the FCC is shut down, sending us scouring its foreign equivalents for tidbits about new hardware. The latest concerns HTC's worst-kept secret, the HTC One Max, which has just passed through China's TENAA. The filing reveals that the 6-inch …

Nexus 5 phone sells out minutes after Google launch

The black 16GB Nexus 5 sold out online minutes after it was announced by Google - but is now back with delayed shipping<p>Google's black 16GB Nexus 5 sold out online on Google Play soon after its launch, but is now available from 8 November.<p>The device was announced in the U.S. on Thursday morning but …

Android News

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

HTC drops unlocked One price to $499, but you should probably hold off on buying

With the March 25th date on the horizon, it makes sense that 2013's flagship receives a price drop<p>HTC has shaved the price of the unlocked One by …

8 things the make the Samsung Galaxy S5 better than the iPhone 5S

The danger of an article trying to compare an Android flagship smartphone to Apple’s top of the range iPhone is that it can very easily start a flame war. It is almost a sure recipe guaranteed to provoke name calling and accusations of “fanboy.” However, I am prepared to take the risk and let the …

HTC One (M8)

Samsung and HTC have launched their latest flagships, and the two devices have very different roles and aspirations. While Samsung hopes to maintain its position as the undisputed king of the Android hill, HTC is hoping to claw its way back into a market it dominated only a few years ago.<p>The age …

Who Knew Saved by the Bell Had the Perfect Edge of Tomorrow Theme Song?

Way back in 1993, there was <i>Saved by the Bell: The College Years.</i> And it had a theme song that made it perfectly clear that, when you're standing on …

Samuel L. Jackson still knows his chilling monologue from “Pulp Fiction”

Watch him recite it on “The Graham Norton Show”<p>Twenty years later, removed from any context, surrounding characters, or movie set, Samuel L. Jackson's "Ezekiel 25:17" speech from "Pulp Fiction" is just as chilling as ever. The actor recently recited Jules Winnfield's monologue on BBC's "The Graham …

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Most anticipated tech of 2014 (pictures)

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White Xbox One and an all-digital, less expensive console reportedly coming fall 2014

Microsoft's white, employee-only Xbox One could become a little less exclusive. The snow-colored console is rumored to appear alongside the cartoony shooter <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> this October, and a 1TB version of the hardware might release in November according to a <i>NeoGAF</i> thread that's been confirmed by</i> …

The Nexus 5 Now Comes In Red

In case you feel the white Nexus 5 is too ostentatious and the black Nexus 5 is to monotonous, the Nexus 5 now comes in red. Because red says you’re confident and are not afraid to show it.<p>Pricing is the same: $349 for the 16GB and $399 for the 32GB. It’s currently only available through the Google …

HTC says it will launch a wearable device by the end of the year

For 2014, HTC is betting on more devices and a renewed focus on marketing. After “years of development,” the company will launch its first wearable device by the end of the year.<p>Company executives talked to <i>Bloomberg</i> about the challenges and opportunities awaiting HTC, after a year of falling sales …

Square merchants are increasingly using Androids, not iPhones, for payments

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Square often seems like Apple’s long-lost cousin. Square designed its first payment products Reader and Stand around iOS …

Strange bedfellows: Microsoft could bring Android apps to Windows

Of Microsoft’s many challenges in mobile, none loom larger than the app deficit: it only takes a popular new title like <i>Flappy Bird</i> to highlight what the company is missing out on. Windows 8 apps are also few and far between, and Microsoft is stuck in a position where it’s struggling to generate …

Hazing Death of Baruch Fraternity Pledge Declared a Homicide

The death of a New York college freshman who suffered fatal head trauma during a hazing ritual has been declared a homicide, according to the …

Google's Smart Watch Will Launch In June

Like with the Nexus line of smartphones, LG will be taking care of the hardware details of the watch while Google designs the software. The watch will debut at Google's I/O conference in San Francisco.<p>Previous reports about Google's smart watch have hinted that it will be integrated with Google Now …

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

Japan Moves To Regulate And Tax Bitcoin

The unregulated nature of Bitcoin is what draws deviants, anarchists, and libertarians to the virtual currency. But concerns about its viability have been heightened with the bankruptcy of the largest Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox and shuttering of Bitcoin bank Flexcoin in recent days, both after …

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Hits a Half-Court Shot at Kansas' Practice

Link to Media<p>San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh visited the Kansas Jayhawks' basketball practice (wearing his signature outfit, of course) and showed that he's a multi-sport athlete by nailing a half-court shot.<p>Always with an affinity for the dramatic, Harbaugh made sure the cameraman caught it …

Football (U.S.)

LeBron James tweets Samsung phone fail, then deletes it

King James may rule the basketball world, but he’s just as susceptible to Android bugs as the rest of us.<p>Samsung had to wince when its highly paid spokesperson tweeted out the following yesterday to his 12 million followers: ”My phone just erased everything it had in it and rebooted. One of the …

Kanye West Sentenced to 2 Years Probation in Paparazzi Fight

<b>UPDATE: West began his community service talking to students at L.A. Trade Technical College about the fashion business, according to TMZ.</b><p>Kanye West …

Crime

Judge orders singer Chris Brown to stay in jail | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Monday ordered R&B singer Chris Brown to remain in jail at least until a probation violation hearing next month after the judge expressed concern about his ability to stay out of trouble.<p>Brown, 24, was arrested last Friday when he was dismissed from a …

Beats buyout may take a little longer than expected, could be finalized next week

Last week it was reported that Apple was in final talks to acquire Beats Electronics for over $3 billion, and that the buyout would be completed by this week. Now a new report from Re/code indicates that the deal may take a little longer than initially expected. According to Re/code’s sources, the …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Is this Android's new logo?

Bloomingdale's would be proud<p>Android's current wordmark, set in a futuristic typeface, has remained basically unchanged for as long as the platform has existed — but now, some 5 1/2 years after the T-Mobile G1's commercial release, it might be time for an update. Posted earlier this week by Twitter …