New internet trend sees people using live rabbits as smartphone cases [Awww]

Oct 23rd - Whether it was the Harlem Shake or Ice Bucket Challenge, the internet is often the source for all sorts of strange, cute, noble, or hilarious new viral trends. The latest internet trend sweeping across the globe? Live rabbit cases. Prepare yourself.

Check your email: first wave of Inbox by Gmail invites are going out now

Oct 23rd - Yesterday we told you guys about Inbox by Gmail, Google's new app that looks to make sense out of electronic mail by infusing it with Google Now-like functionality. Today, the first batch of invites are going out.

Amazon takes a $170 million hit thanks to unsold Fire Phones

Oct 23rd - f you needed any further proof that the Amazon Fire Phone was an absolute flub, the online retailer announced during their Q3 2014 earnings call that they'll be taking a $170 million charge for unsold Fire Phones.

The Nexus 6 will have tap-to-wake so you wont have to stretch for the power button

Oct 23rd - Best Nexus 6 feature nobody is talking about? Tap-to-wake. Now you don't have to stretch your thumbs to reach that power button.

T-Mobile Sony Xperia Z3 pre-orders now shipping, some already arriving on doorsteps

Oct 23rd - Some of T-Mobile's Sony Xperia Z3 pre-orders are already arriving on doorsteps. Anyone get theirs yet?

The spookiest Halloween apps & games

Oct 23rd - Android and Halloween go hand-in-hand, from its candy-themed operating systems fit for trick-or-treating to a great selection of apps and games filled with gore-y good fun. Whether you are looking for a last-minute costume idea, carving your pumpkin, or looking for a few scares, here are our top ticks.

SwiftKey gets Material-inspired keyboard themes

Oct 23rd - We can't say we're fans of all of SwiftKey's keyboard themes, but the latest two additions to the SwiftKey store have our mouths watering. Two new themes will match the look and feel of Material Design.

Android Wear update brings support for offline GPS and Music; Verizon begins Sony SmartWatch 3 pre-sales

Oct 23rd - Android Wear just got a whole lot better today for those who don't fancy having their smart watches hooked up to their phones 24/7 -- offline GPS and music support. Verizon is also taking pre-orders for the Sony SmartWatch 3 starting today.

Google planning to sell Project Ara modules in new online store

Oct 23rd - Early rumors suggested vending machines and kiosks would be the points of sale for Project Ara. Instead, Google has decided to go the tried and true route of selling them via an online marketplace.

Verizon’s Sony Xperia Z3v now available for $200 on-contract

Oct 23rd - Verizon finally has themselves a good Sony phone worth owning. It's the Sony Xperia Z3v, a slightly different take on Sony's flagship smartphone, and it's now available for purchase at Big Red.

[Update: global launch details] LG G Watch R sales begin in the UK as early as tomorrow

Oct 23rd - Popular UK retailer Clove has given our first indication of launch plans for the LG G Watch R outside of South Korea. The company has updated their G Watch R listing to note that first stock is expected to land as early as tomorrow, with orders beginning to ship Monday, October 27th.

Humbile “Mo-boo-ile” Bundle brings 6 spooky games for cheap

Oct 23rd - New Humble Bundle is roaring in for folks looking for great new games on the cheap. It's the special Mo-boo-ile bundle -- yes, it sounds very cheesy. But it'll bring you 6 games that should help you get into the spooky spirit of Halloween that's coming up in a week's time.

Sprint HTC One M8 and E8 now receiving international WiFi calling update

Oct 22nd - Yesterday, the HTC One M8 on T-Mobile received an update to Android 4.4.4 with the all new EYE Experience camera app and as promised, earlier today the Verizon model followed suit. Still trailing behind is the Sprint HTC One M8 and HTC One E8, 2 models that are seeing an update today — but not […]

Google updates AppCompat so developers can bring Material Design to pre-Lollipop devices

Oct 22nd - When Google first unveiled their fresh new Material Design interface for Android 5.0 Lollipop (then known as Android L), we just about flipped. A mixture of colorful, clean UI and gorgeous animations, we've never seen Android look so beautiful and full of life.

Motorola DROID Turbo leaked in the flesh ahead of its Oct 28th unveiling

Oct 22nd - It's Verizon's worst kept secret and the Motorola DROID Turbo has leaked yet again, in the flesh, ahead of its official October 28th unveiling.