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See Creepy Video From Inside #IAMSORRY With Shia LaBeouf – /Film

Warning, if you are easily creeped out, this video will not be easy to watch. The team at <i>ScreenJunkies</i> went against rules of <b>Shia LaBeouf</b>‘s elaborate …

105-inch curved Ultra HD televisions announced by both Samsung and LG

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner, which means it's time for companies to show off some of the most extravagant — and least practical — televisions out there. LG has announced that at CES 2014 it's going to be revealing a 105-inch curved Ultra HD television, what the …

Hands on with the $2,500 24-carat gold HTC One

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I’ve held a lot of smartphones in my day. Expensive ones too, like the $1,800 Porsche Design P’9981 …

LG said to be shifting resources from smartphones to TV

The company reportedly believes that it can perform more effectively in the television market, rather than the smartphone space in the short term.<p>LG has plans to shift its resources and focus on businesses in which it believes it can be more successful, according to a new report.<p>Korean IT news …

Televisions

Samsung Galaxy Mega coming to MetroPCS on November 25th, for $399 at launch

Samsung's other behemoth of a smartphone, the Galaxy Mega, is most definitely not one of the newest on the block. Still, we can't imagine why MetroPCS users would complain about having yet another Android device to choose from. Starting November 25th, the carrier is making the 6.3-inch handset …

8 off-contract smartphones compete without breaking the bank

The Nexus 5 could be the best overall smartphone value right now, but at least half a dozen other competitors for the title have recently emerged.<p>This holiday season is shaping up to be the year that getting a solid new Android smartphone doesn't also mean signing up for 24 months of …

Android News

Photo of Sony Xperia Z1S leaks, seen next to Z1

The Sony Xperia Z1S has received a lot of attention lately, and another shot of the device appeared on the web this week. This time, it was seen next …

Phones

Samsung plans to release smartphone with wraparound display next year: Bloomberg

Samsung has led the curved display "movement" with the introduction of its Galaxy Round smartphone, but apparently the company isn't satisfied stopping there. Bloomberg today claims that Samsung will release a handset featuring a wraparound display at some point next year. According to the report, …

Google Nexus 5 review: best for the money, but is it enough?

One year ago, Google and LG brought us the Nexus 4 and introduced a new model for buying smartphones. Not only did it bring competitive specifications, it did so in an attractively minimalistic package. However, the best part of the Nexus 4 was, undoubtedly, its price point. For a cost far smaller …

Phones

How to easily root an Android device

Free utility KingoRoot makes it a snap to take total control of just about any Android smartphone. Here's how to use it.<p>Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace …

Android News

Nexus 5 International Giveaway

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway! This week we are excited to announce that we are giving away a Nexus 5 (16GB) White or black, your choice. This week’s giveaway is sponsored by the good folks at BitDefender, check out our latest review of Clueful Privacy Advisor.<p>The winner of last week’s Nexus 5 …

Android News

Amazon Selling Sprint Google Nexus 5 for $49.99

Sprint is one of the US carriers who’s selling Google’s latest offering. The handset is available from Google Play Store as well, but it’s currently …

The killer voice feature Google Now needs next

Using the Nexus 5's touch-free audio controls to instigate search is cool. But there's even more Google can do to turn up the volume on voice.<p>One of the Nexus 5 smartphone's best new features is the always-listening, touchless control over Google Now, the name by which the platform's personal …

Android News

Some KitKat features exclusive to Nexus 5

There are a couple of cool features of Android 4.4 KitKat that you won't see unless you have the Google Nexus 5 smartphone.<p><b>There are a couple of cool</b> …

Nexus 5 vs Nexus 4 (Video)

There was no way I was ever gonna buy a Nexus 4.<p>Sure, the price tag was appealing. Yes, the construction was sleek and I found the disco paint job …

Nexus 5 coming to T-Mobile online November 14th for $450, in stores November 20th

The Nexus 5 officially launched on Halloween, but its distribution was limited to the Google Play Store -- and it sold out rather quickly. T-Mobile has finally announced its plans on bringing the 16GB version of the device to its virtual and brick-and-mortar stores, with it coming to the former on …

Nexus 5 now available through Sprint and Best Buy

New Sprint subscribers can shave $100 off the regular price if they port over an existing number.<p>Sprint customers who've been waiting for the Nexus 5 can now buy the new phone.<p>As of Friday, the 16GB Nexus 5 is available through both Sprint and Best Buy. Sprint seems to have the better deal, selling …

Google Nexus

Purported HTC M8 photos leak, offer first look at HTC’s next flagship

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>HTC used to roll out flagship phones on a seemingly monthly basis, but so far we haven’t seen a major follow-up to the …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

Limited edition Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod to ship in December

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Tired of waiting for the latest Android(s goog) updates to make their way to your phone? You can always buy a Nexus. But soon …

Nexus 5’s Google Experience Launcher may not come to other devices, Nexuses included

The new “Google Experience Launcher” that’s basically a revamped Google Search / Google Now app with launcher functions is a Nexus 5 exclusive for the time being, and it may not come to other Android devices, including other Nexus models.<p>But Google has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that the feature is …

Android News

Android 4.4's verified boot has device modders worried

One of the new security features in Android 4.4 KitKat is verified boot which is designed to detect persistent rootkits that can hold onto root privileges and compromise a device’s security. At the moment the feature is experimental and optional which means it is unlikely that many manufacturers …

Android News

Samsung in 2014 and beyond: 560 ppi, foldable displays, custom processors, 16MP Isocell sensors

Samsung just held its first Analyst Day event in eight years, offering us a glimpse of its plans for 2014 and beyond. Some of the most interesting tidbits coming out of the event concern the advancements in mobile technology that the Korean conglomerate expects to make starting with next</b> …

Mobile

Report: Nexus 5 coming to T-Mobile November 20

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The new Nexus 5 will run on AT&T(s t), Sprint(s s) and T-Mobile’s(s tmus) networks, though so far only Sprint has announced a …

Google brings KitKat keyboard, Hangouts with SMS to Play Store

Google has put a huge emphasis on bringing many of its branded Android apps and services to the Play Store for more users to enjoy without requiring a pure Android device, and two more of them are beginning to roll out today. First up is the new Hangouts app with integrated SMS that the company …

Google's Nexus 5 retail price undercuts wholesale cost

Company's £300 starting price for smartphone is around £50 less in its own online shop than retailers pay for it<p>Google is selling its Nexus 5 Android smartphone at around a £50 less than other retailers can buy it, according to one retailer.<p>The much-anticipated new flagship smartphone costs £300 …

Panasonic's massive 4K tablet said to arrive in US in January

The 20-inch 4K tablet, which boasts a 3,840x2,560-pixel resolution, will reportedly go on sale in the US in January for a whopping $6,000.<p>Panasonic's 20-inch 4K tablet, which shown off at CES in January, could be landing the US at the beginning of next year.<p>Panasonic's Toughpad 4K UT-MB5 will go on …

Gear & Gadgets

LG's curved-screen smartphone, the G Flex, can truly flex

LG pledged durability when it announced its curved-screen device, the G Flex, and a new video shows the company may be able to keep its promise.<p>The LG G Flex is different from other smartphones in that its screen curves from top to bottom, in a way that makes it snug nicely around a user's face …