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5 Android apps you can't miss this week! [Google Play Weekly]

Since Android 4.4 came out, Google has dominated the headlines in the app space and this week is no different. First and foremost, Google Search was updated to 3.1.8 and it fixed a bunch of Google Experience Launcher issues on supported and non-supported devices. Bluestacks updated their desktop …

Apps

Why the US is poised for off-contract shift (Smartphones Unlocked)

Better smartphone choices and greater consumer awareness are two reasons to abandon the two-year tether.<p>For about as long as there have been cell phones, US carriers have had a stranglehold over the purchasing experience. The two-year contract has reigned supreme here in the States, with providers …

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch can now display full notifications for all your apps

Out of the box, one of the Samsung Galaxy Gear's major failings was its lackluster notifications system. As we noted in our review, the smartwatch often failed to display useful notifications on its display, requiring users to unlock their phone to read emails or other messages. That basically …

Google Nexus 5 vs Galaxy Note 3 (Video)

We have already seen the new Nexus 5 compared to a number of devices, which include the Nexus 4 and the HTC One, and now we have a video of the …

Android News

Mod gives Nexus 5 camera a performance boost

Google's reference devices haven't been known for their shooters thus far. One developer has a solution for the Nexus 5.<p>Fans of Google's Nexus series of smartphones often have lots of positive things to say about the devices, but glowing praise for the included camera usually isn't included.<p>While …

Android News

Apple To Make iWatch In Larger Size For Men, Smaller For Women [Rumor]

While everyone seems certain that Apple is working on some sort of wearable, exact details on the mysterious ‘iWatch’ remain allusive. Publications like <i>The New York Times</i> have said Apple is working on a watch with a curved glass display, and Tim Cook has hinted that the wrist is “profoundly …

OLEDs

Retina iPad mini Gets The Full Teardown Treatment

The crazy folks over at iFixit are at it again with a complete rip apart of Apple’s latest amazing machine, the iPad mini with Retinal Display.<p>What they found is that the iPad mini with Retina Display is just as amazing, just as powerful, as the other two flagship iOS products, the iPad Air and the …

Retina Display

Scientists develop a flexible carbon nanotube battery to go with flexible displays - ExtremeTech

By on November 13, 2013 at 3:22 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Electronics manufacturers have …

Android powers four in every five smartphones thanks to growth in China

Gartner's third-quarter smartphone research report is out, and on the surface it paints a very flattering portrait for Google. Mirroring Strategy Analytics' report at the end of last month, Gartner also estimates that Android has crossed the symbolic 80 percent mark, reaching 81.9 percent of …

BlackBerry Banks $1 Billion, Bounces 175 Employees

BlackBerry has finally secured the financing on which it will mount yet another effort to reclaim its past success.<p>The languishing smartphone pioneer …

BlackBerry

Google Music for iOS launch reportedly is ‘imminent’

All the way back in May, Google announced that its new Google Music “All Access” service will be arriving on iOS in the coming “weeks.” However, months have gone by and nothing has launched for iOS. A report last month indicated that the app would arrive at the end of October, and @evleaks has now …

Moto G Hands-on: Motorola's $179 Smartphone Defies Budget Expectations

Motorola’s thought process behind the Moto G is simple: Offer a well-designed, mid-tier Android smartphone at a price that beats every other handset in its class. For starters, the Moto G costs just $179 for the 8GB version, or $199 for the 16GB edition in the US. For an unlocked, off-contract …

Mobile Technology