More eye candy is headed to the Google Play Store – Popular Characters page and What’s New receive UI tweaks

Jul 7th - Those of you who love keeping up with all the going-ons and UI tweaks made in the Google Play Store might notice a few new changes hitting the app in the coming days.

Don’t expect this year’s Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to come with a micro SD card slot

Jul 7th - If the recent round of Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks have told us anything (like that leaked video from yesterday), it’s the phablet will more than likely feature a design similar to this year’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.

Deal: Get lifetime subscriptions to password managers for less than $30

Jul 7th - If someone hacks into your personal accounts it could result in stolen money and your identity. No one wants that to happen. Android Area currently has two different password manager services on sale.

Some doofus rushed the stage of a Broadway play to charge his phone using the set’s fake electrical outlet

Jul 7th - While attending a Broadway play, an audience member reportedly rushed on stage to plug his phone into the set's (fake) electrical outlet. Wow.

Nest Camera goes up for sale in the UK for £159

Jul 7th - Those in the UK who have been waiting on a chance to buy the Nest Camera will get that chance starting today. The company is now selling the Nest Camera through their website for £159 each.

Official: OnePlus 2 will come with 4GB of DDR4 RAM

Jul 7th - The OnePlus 2 is shaping up to be one killer smartphone. The company has been teasing their phone, releasing bits of information about the device as they lead up to its full July 27th reveal date. Yesterday, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau confirmed that the phone will cost under $450 (and over $322).

Phan Favs: What is the best photography app for Android? [VOTE]

Jul 7th - Photography apps are some of the most popular mobile apps today. There are tons of great apps out there for taking photos, cropping, fixing, filtering, collaging, and much more. We want to know which one is your favorite!

Blizzard is announcing something big for Hearthstone July 22nd [VIDEO]

Jul 7th - Blizzard's insanely popular card game Hearthstone is about to get another big content update. Just weeks after Blackrock Mountain we were treated to Tavern Brawl, and now something else is on the horizon as the company has set a save-the-date for July 22nd.

Google starts testing self-driving cars in Austin, Texas

Jul 7th - Google has confirmed that the first self-driving test vehicle -- a Lexus SUV, if you care -- has touched down in Austin, Texas.

Samsung’s Q2 profits slide 4% year-over-year thanks to faltering Samsung Galaxy S6 sales

Jul 7th - HTC isn't the only company looking at a not-so-happy quarter. Samsung also has issues of their own, but their Q2 2015 performance still didn't lose them any money. The company reported guidance numbers of $44 billion in revenue and $5.63 billion in profit.

Here’s a first look at Google’s RideWith app for ride sharing [SCREENSHOTS]

Jul 7th - Yesterday we told you guys about Google's pilot program for a ride sharing service that would help drivers and passengers connect for gas-saving commutes. Unfortunately the service is only available in Israel to start, but that doesn't mean we can't get a good look at the app ahead of its arrival in other markets.

Sony Mobile CEO says they have no plans to sell or exit their mobile business — ever

Jul 6th - In a recent interview, Sony Mobile CEO and President Hiroki Totoki gives us some insight on his plans for the company and addresses rumors that they might be selling or exiting mobile entirely. Not so much.

Grab an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S6 (32GB) for $500 [DEALS]

Jul 6th - Despite its shortcomings (don’t worry, every phone has ’em), the Samsung Galaxy S6 is still one of the best smartphones available. We especially love the way it’s nearly impossible to take a bad shot of the phone, making it our go-to phone when snapping photos at parties or events.

Samsung UK says the Galaxy Note 2 (and Galaxy S3) will not receive Android 5.0 Lollipop

Jul 6th - List it up under #AndroidProblems, but when it comes to firmware updates, it's always tough figuring out if an update will hit older legacy devices. In the case of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, there's been a lot of guessing as to whether or not the phablet will see an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop. Samsung UK is finally giving some insight.

Instagram is finally displaying photos in HD, also fixed horrible compression on Android

Jul 6th - With the entire mobile industry moving from 720p, to full HD and even 2K displays, we'd often times wonder when Instagram was finally going to catch up. Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger revealed today that photos displayed on both Android and iOS are getting a much needed bump to 1080x1080.