Motorola’s Shamu, the first Nexus phone I do not want [Opinion]

Jul 28th - Sources have confirmed the existence of Motorola "Shamu," which is rumored to be the Nexus 6. Why Shamu? Well, besides aligning with Google's fishy device codenames, it's apparently a whale of a phone, literally. 5.9 inches, reportedly.

Google could be scrapping Android Silver in favor of a Motorola-made Nexus phablet [RUMOR]

Jul 28th - Here's today's juiciest rumor: Google could be scrapping Android Silver in favor of a Motorola-made Nexus phablet launching later this year.

Another Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire, can we stop putting cheap 3rd party accessories in these things?

Jul 28th - Another Samsung Galaxy S4 catches fire, 3rd party battery the likely culprit. Still no word on whether HTC will swoop in with a replacement device of their own.

Rumor: Motorola, Google working on 5.9-inch Nexus

Jul 28th - Lots of breakups tend to go pretty bad, but Google and Motorola's relationship has stayed strong following their brief period of engagement. Ties could become even tighter if this latest rumor is to be believed: the pair are working on a Nexus phone that could come clocked in at 5.9 inches.

Starting this week, you’ll need to install Messenger in order to send/receive messages on Facebook

Jul 28th - PSA: Starting this week, you'll need to use Facebook Messenger if you're looking to send or receive messages on your phone through Facebook.

Sprint sees best profit in 7 years in Q2 2014

Jul 30th - And when we say modest, boy do we mean it. Sprint's Q2 2014 numbers show that the company was able to rake in $23 million in net profit this quarter.

Rumor: Samsung Gear 3 launches this fall; design patents show it could have circular design

Jul 30th - We'd be fools to think Samsung wasn't working on another iteration of their Gear smartwatch, but it's always nice to get confirmation (even if it is unofficial). A trusted source familiar with the matter revealed to Phandroid that Samsung is currently cooking up the Samsung Gear 3.

T-Mobile posts another strong quarter with 1.5 million customers; announces Nationwide VoLTE

Jul 31st - We'd heard T-Mobile wouldn't be able to match the 2.1 million customer additions they pulled off in the first quarter of this year, but that the company still performed at a pretty high level in the quarter to follow. The news was made official today, with T-Mobile reporting an impressive net addition of 1.5 million customers.

Unlucky Samsung Galaxy S4 user whose phone burned up gets free One M8 from HTC

Jul 28th - Too often have we heard stories of users from Samsung's camp experiencing phones that spontaneously combust or overheat to the point where it looks like someone took a match to it, but one particular case seems to have caught the interest of an HTC product manager who wants to help make things right.

T-Mobile announces new value-packed family plan, but only for a limited time

Jul 28th - If T-Mobile didn't already show the other guys they know sheer value, perhaps today's move will make it hard to miss. Magenta has announced a new Simple Choice family plan that gives considerable savings over the competition.

Sprint brings 4G LTE to 17 new markets across the US, did your city make the cut?

Jul 30th - Sprint's 4G LTE network is heading to 17 all new cities across the US. Did yours finally make the cut? Full list of brand new markets can be found in the post.

Sony Xperia Z3 will launch on T-Mobile shortly after its unveiling [RUMOR]

Jul 30th - If you had given up hope on a Sony Xperia Z2 coming anytime soon to T-Mobile, then how about the Xperia Z3? Sources say the followup will launch on T-Mobile shortly after its possible unveiling at IFA 2014.

Mid-range LG G Vista and rugged Kyocera Brigadier (with sapphire display) launch on Verizon

Jul 31st - Two new Android options are available at Verizon Wireless this morning if you're in the market for these particular types of smartphones. The first is the LG G Vista, with the rugged Kyocera Brigadier following closely behind.

5 hilarious Android phone pranks that are completely harmless [VIDEO]

Jul 29th - If you're like me you find great joy in pulling pranks on your friends. When a perfectly planned and executed prank comes together it is a thing of beauty. Nowadays everyone is carrying a device that is chock full of pranking potential.

Android 4.4.4 is now rolling out for the Verizon Moto X, here’s what’s new

Jul 28th - Android 4.4.4 is now rolling out to the Moto X on Verizon. Aside from the expected security patches, the update also brings along a few Moto-exclusive goodies as well.

Reddit News beta update shows early hint of Material Design

Jul 29th - It's remarkable how many developers seem to miss the mark when it comes to following Google's design guidelines with each passing version of Android. Reddit News doesn't fit that category of developers, and they're showing that again with their latest beta update.

Blackberry no longer wants to force their awful UI down our throats

Jul 29th - Never mind the notion that the Blackberry Messenger ship has failed -- let's talk about the fact that Blackberry tried so hard to force a user interface on us that didn't feel like it belonged in the first place. Thankfully that's about to change.

SwiftKey update fixes bugs, introduces new themes, discount on theme packs, and more

Jul 29th - SwiftKey is getting a pretty sizable update in the Google Play Store. You're definitely going to want to check this one out if you've stopped using the app over performance issues. Lots of new language support too.

Google issues patch for Android’s Fake ID vulnerability to AOSP and OEMs

Jul 29th - Google has released a patch for that Fake ID vulnerability making headlines today. Should be in AOSP and OEMs hands shortly.

Amazon Fire Phone Review

Jul 30th - Amazon’s long-rumored smartphone has finally arrived in the form of the Fire Phone. The pseudo-Android smartphone shows its maker’s touch with heavy leanings toward Amazon digital content and features like Firefly that aim to keep consumers embedded squarely in the retailer’s ecosystem, but is it worth the initial investment? Find out in our full review!