Amazon announces a kids tablet that doesn’t suck

Sep 18th - Many companies have tried to cash in on childrens love of tablets. Most of these "kid-friendly" devices just plain suck. Amazon is entering the ring and immediately making an impact.

OnePlus asks users to settle for a device without swappable covers

Sep 18th - More people are getting their hands on the OnePlus One, but they won't be able to use one promised feature. After months and months of teasing bamboo, silk white, and sandstone black swappable back covers, OnePlus is pulling the plug. The reason? "Technical difficulties."

Google Play now requires devs to make their home address public

Sep 18th - Communication between developers and users is an important thing these days. The Play Store makes it very easy for these conversations to take place, but it looks like they could get a lot more up close and personal.

Google “active watching” patent aims to track and identify everyone in the room

Sep 18th - Deep inside a September 4th patent - titled "detecting the end of a user question" - we find some hidden gems that show us how Google could soon add "active watching" technology to futurize Google Search and beyond. But at what cost?

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders start tomorrow, ships October 17th

Sep 18th - Earlier this month the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was announced at IFA. The Note line has done very well for Samsung, and this latest model is yet another improvement. Today Samsung has announced that pre-orders for the Note 4 will begin tomorrow, September 19th.

Behind the scenes of Motorola’s stunning new commercials

Sep 17th - When Motorola announced their new Moto X and Moto G, they debuted a series of ad spots that really caught our attention. To see exactly what went into the making of the ads, which were filmed concurrently on a single soundstage with the same crew for each, check out this nice behind-the-scenes video Motorola has shared.

AT&T pre-orders begin for LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab S

Sep 17th - If you’ve been holding off on getting the Galaxy Tab S in favor of some LTE-enabled options, AT&T is here to tempt you with a new pre-order for both the 8.4 and 10.5-inch models. The Tab S will go on sale via AT&Ts retail channels beginning September 26th.

Punit Soni steps down as senior product manager at Motorola

Sep 17th - Punit Soni, Motorola senior product manager, has stepped down from his post. The man who had a large role in the launch of the Moto X and Moto G shares his favorite memory of his time with the company.

Hoping new iPhones will lure Android users, Apple posts guide to ease transition

Sep 17th - Apple’s 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhones are the company finally admitting that some people like bigger phones. Most of those people currently use Android devices, a demographic Apple hopes to capture a slice of courtesy of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. They have gone ahead and posted a guide that will help Android users during the transition

Cosmos for Android lets you browse the web without an internet connection

Sep 17th - Here in the US most of us are constantly bathing in glorious LTE, or at the very least, 3G data connections. That's not the case everywhere on the globe. Right now there isn't much they can do, but an upcoming Android app aims to fix that.

You can now experience life as a rampaging goat on Android

Sep 17th - Christmas has come early for goat lovers The bizarre Goat Simulator has been released to the Play Store two days early. For everyone else you're probably asking "what the heck is Goat Simulator?"

Four Motorola apps enter the Play Store for the new Moto X

Sep 17th - Motorola was one of the first OEMs to put core components of their software in the Play Store. Since then we've seen other manufacturers follow suit. The 2nd generation Moto X has some new software features, and just like last year, they've been released to the Play Store.

ZTE ZMAX is a gigantic, affordable phablet for T-Mobile

Sep 17th - ZTE's latest attempt to gain market share in the US is a phablet for T-Mobile. The ZMAX is has a giant 5.7-inch display, but that is not the big selling point of this device. Most phablets are flagship devices with flagship prices, but the ZMAX is geared toward the mid-range market.

Android silver is probably dead, long live the Nexus

Sep 17th - Back in April we first heard rumors of a new program at Google called "Android Silver." Initial rumors claimed Android Silver would replace the Nexus program completely, but now we're hearing the opposite.

Is Comcast planning “Studio Xfinity” retail stores to cure customer woes?

Sep 16th - Have Comcast execs been intently listening and carefully plotting a solution to improve customer service and customer satisfaction in the form of retail stores? If the September 11th trademark filing for "Studio Xfinity" is any indication, it seems possible. Read on to learn more about Comcast's new trademark.