Iraklis Masmanidis

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How to take great pictures with your Nexus 6

A few simple tips to get better shots from your Nexus 6's camera<p>Let's face it — Nexus devices aren't exactly renowned for their imaging prowess. Even …

Mobile Photography

Teamwork and productivity service Asana releases native Android app

Asana, a teamwork and productivity application similar to Trello, has released a native Android app today, extending its reach beyond the HTML5 …

HP Announces Pro Slate 8 And 12 Tablets With 4:3 Screens And Included 'Duet' Smart Pen

HP has just announced a pair of new business-oriented Android tablets, the Slate Pro 8 and 12. These devices have high-resolution 4:3 screens and …

Best AT&T prepaid phones (June 2018)

If you’re looking for a prepaid carrier in the United States, you have a ton of options. One of the best options out there is AT&T Prepaid (formerly known as AT&T GoPhone). The carrier also has a number of handsets that we’ve compiled to help you find the best AT&T prepaid phones.<p>While AT&T …

Mobile

Facebook has big plans for Messenger in 2015, like voice-to-text and ads

Ever since Facebook killed off the messaging portion of the mobile app (at least for the most part), people have been forced to move to Facebook …

NBC will let you watch Super Bowl XLIX live for free online

NBC will stream 11 continuous hours of live content, including the Super Bowl itself, on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1 to desktops and tablets. The …

NFL

The Nexus 9, three months on

An update after 90 days or so with Google's top tablet<p>Four-hundred-forty-eight days. That's a near eternity between hardware releases in the Android …

Android News

Starbucks locations in United Kingdom get wireless charging stations

In November, Starbucks made it known that its locations would feature wireless charging stations based on the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standard. …

United Kingdom

Workplace Collaboration App Asana Finally Goes Native With A Big v3.0 Material Redesign

Asana is a popular collaboration tool that keeps members of a team in contact without scattering conversations around in emails, text messages, and …

Image of an LG flip phone with Android appears

Forget about the LG G4 because this device, if real, should have your attention. Earlier today on Twitter, <i>@upleaks</i> provided the image above. It shows …

Join the Instagram for Android beta group today

If you’re sharing photos online, there’s a good chance you’re using Instagram at least part of the time to do so. If you are, and you like being at …

Android News

Kenu Stance compact tripod review

Is it possible for a tripod to be so compact even if it is holding just a smartphone? The people at Kenu would say <i>absolutely</i>. The Kenu Stance compact …

Google Invests In SpaceX To Further Its Goal Of Bringing Internet Access To Everyone

The rumors of Google buying a stake in SpaceX started percolating a few days ago, and now it's official. Google and Fidelity have invested a total of …

Chrome for iOS gets Material Design, now supports OS X's Handoff

Google has released a pretty big update to Chrome for iOS that refreshes the browser's appearance with the company's signature Material Design. The app's gradually been getting there after recent updates, but today's — version 40 — is most clearly influenced by Android 5.0 Lollipop. And though …

WhatsApp cracks down on users of unofficial clients

It looks like WhatsApp has begun to crack down on users of third-party clients for the messaging service today. The company recently began …

Apps

This week's sidebar poll: Is Android your alarm clock?

Good morning!<p>I'll admit — I hate getting out of bed. It's warm and provides me protection against closet monsters and other horrible things that …

Instagram begins beta testing program on Android

If you consider yourself an Instagram connoisseur and want to be on the <i>bleeding edge</i> of future updates (read: filters) to the network, the company …

Android News

Facebook will start showing fewer hoaxes on your News Feed

If you’ve been on Facebook in the past few months, you’ve likely seen a number of hoaxes or stories that give out false information to readers muddying up your News Feed. The folks at Facebook realize that it’s a problem, and they’re now aiming to reduce the number of undesirable stories you see on …

LG G4 rumor roundup (updated 4/14)

During CES 2015 LG brought us a new flagship device, the LG G Flex 2. Featuring bleeding edge specs and improvements to flexibility and self-healing when compared to its predecessor, the G Flex 2 is a stunning device to say the least — even if its performance isn’t quite as good as we initially …

Phones

Your phone doesn't have to die: A TYLT Energi Battery Pack buyer's guide

“What did we ever do before we had these around?” my wife asked.<p>Well, a while ago we used to be Samsung people. My wife and I were huge fans of the …

Samsung won't use the Snapdragon 810 processor in its Galaxy S6 due to overheating, says report

For years now, Samsung has been using a mix of its own Exynos processors — primarily in its native Korea and developing markets — and Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips to power its phones, but its next flagship phone may eschew the Qualcomm option. A report from Bloomberg this morning states that Samsung …

Field Trip app for Android updated with Material Design and improved notifications

Get those consent forms signed by your parents, kids, and get ready for a new Field Trip. Although, this isn’t really a new adventure, it’s just a great update by Google’s Niantic Labs to their Field Trip app for Android. Material Design leads the charge, bug fixes and performance improvements …

Report says that Samsung won't use Snapdragon 810 in Galaxy S6, overheating issues to blame

Over the last few years, Samsung has stuck to a release model for its flagships that sees the inclusion of Qualcomm chips for LTE markets, and …

Snap-dragon

Rumor: Samsung working on 4:3 screen Galaxy Tabs and Notes

These days Samsung-related news is typically of two varieties: hype for its upcoming products or else, more commentary about its current financial situation. Suffice to say, the Korean conglomerate has some very big shoes to fill this year as it seeks to stem the loss of sales and market share that …

Galaxy Note

Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 in favor of Exynos for Galaxy S6 – Bloomberg

Samsung will be using in-house Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6, dropping Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor due to overheating issues, a credible report claims.<p>The report comes from <i>Bloomberg</i>, which cites “people with direct knowledge of the matter.” This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that …

Gear & Gadgets

Report: Chinese OEMs accounted for 40% of phone sales in 2014

They might all frolic together, but they are most certainly not birds-of-a-feather when it comes to sales.<p>These days it seems like there is a lot of focus on two big issues in the mobile world: China and Samsung. Specifically, Chinese mobile brands and their explosive growth, and the gradual sales …

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S6 to launch at MWC 2015, but no LG G4

Mobile World Congress 2015 will be upon us before we know it, and plenty of big names in the industry are preparing to launch new smartphone and wearable products in just over a month’s time.<p>For starters, Samsung is expected to launch its Galaxy S6 flagship in Spain on March 2nd, as it did in …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft to roll out Windows 10 as it jostles with Google and Apple

First major update of operating system under new CEO Satya Nadella could be turning point for tech giant struggling to win back mobile customers<p>Microsoft will unveil the first major update of its Windows operating system under new boss Satya Nadella on Wednesday as it fights to win back mobile …

Google wants to limit 'right to be forgotten' requests to Europe

Google continues to restrict its "right to be forgotten" requests to the European versions of its search engine, despite increasing pressure to apply those requests globally.<p>"We've had a basic approach; we've followed it. On this question we've made removals Europe-wide, but not beyond," David …

LastPass Arrives on the Mac with a New Native App

LastPass is a really useful tool for managing all your different passwords and keeping them safe, but always having to manage it from the Web can be inconvenient. Mac users, fret no more: LastPass is today rolling out as a standalone OS X app.<p>Of course, the new app has all the features you’d expect …

Apps