22 Bold predictions for Google IO 2015

May 26th - if there's anything we've learned in the past 6 years of covering Google IO, it's to expect the unexpected. In that spirit we've combined our logical expectations with our deepest (and sometimes unrealistic) Android desires to formulate these 22 Bold predictions for Google IO 2015.

Motorola might be using Snapdragon 808 and 810 in latest flagships

May 27th - Say what you want about the Snapdragon 810's supposed overheating issues, but it seems more companies are going to use it in their 2015 flagships. One such company seems to be Motorola, with a trusted tipster leaking word that at least one of their latest devices will use the oft-maligned chipset.

You can now upgrade your device with Verizon Edge as soon as it’s paid in full

May 27th - Verizon has announced a small, yet key change to their EDGE upgrade program. The company now allows you to upgrade through EDGE as soon as your device is paid in full as opposed to having to wait a certain amount of time. This is great for folks who want a new phone with little upfront […]

Download: T-Mobile’ Android 5.1.1 update and factory image for Nexus 6, WiFi Calling included

May 26th - After rolling out this weekend to the Nexus 6 on T-Mobile, the Android 5.1.1 update with WiFi Calling is now officially available in factory image form from Google. Here's where you can download.

OnePlus is announcing something on June 1st, could be the OnePlus Two

May 26th - Last year, the original OnePlus One was made official back in April. Here we are at the tail-end of May and suffice to say, we're probably a little overdue for a One followup. Now, OnePlus never committed to a yearly release schedule for their devices, so it's not like they're actually "late."

Samsung’s idea for a dual-OS smartphone laptop dock includes using your phone as a track pad

May 27th - Samsung is thinking about making a laptop dock where a smartphone can double as the processing power for a full blown computing experience. That much was revealed in their latest patent, and even in a few that they were granted in the past.

KFC’s food trays with built-in Bluetooth keyboards need to come to every restaurant RIGHT NOW

May 25th - Germany KFC restaurants have started a limited trial run of new food trays. Big deal, right? Who cares about a food tray that you're only going to be using for 20 minutes while you stuff your face with food? Except these food trays have Bluetooth keyboards built inside.

Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has been fully revealed — here’s the official unboxing video

May 26th - Samsung has been teasing the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man edition for quite some time, but the goods have finally been fully revealed. It's everything we imagined it would be, with a very nice red chassis accented with some elegant-looking gold.

T-Mobile LG G4 begins shipping tomorrow with a free 128GB microSD card

May 26th - T-Mobile has confirmed that they will begin taking orders for the LG G4 online tomorrow, and that the flagship phone will be ready to ship as soon as you confirm your order.

ASUS ZenPad leaked ahead of Computex 2015 reveal, 4:3 aspect ratio confirmed

May 27th - ASUS is going to be waving their Taiwanese flag proudly at Computex next week, and the company is expected to introduce a new good-looking tablet to add to their ZenPad line. Check out this newly-leaked render of it.

Microsoft confirms Cortana personal assistant is coming to Android this summer

May 26th - Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 will support Cortana integration not only with their own smartphone, but also for those using Android phones or the iPhone. The functionality will come as part of the OS upgrade happening later this summer.

Verizon LG G4 up for pre-order tomorrow, arrives in-store June 4th – LG G Pad X8.3 available tomorrow as well

May 27th - If you're on Verizon and can't wait to get your hands on the LG G4, you can get a head start tomorrow, May 28th. That's when pre-orders for the Verizon version will officially kick off and yes, it'll come with all those goodies we told you about.

Deal: $100 off the Moto 360 at Best Buy and Motorola.com

May 26th - Motorola is looking to move a lot more Moto 360 units in preparation for the arrival of the new model coming later this year. They and Best Buy have discounted the smart watch to $100, which effectively makes the cheapest option cost just $150.

Nexus Player sees price drop on Google Store, now only $80 with free shipping

May 26th - We're barely a few days away from Google I/O and related or not, the ASUS-made Nexus player is now officially been marked down to $80 in the Google Store (that's about $20 off from the original price).

LG trademark suggests they may have acquired Meerkat

May 26th - A newly uncovered LG trademark suggests they may have acquired Meerkat. The trademark describes an app of the same name and live streaming feature set.

We’re here: Google IO 2015!

May 27th - After making 22 bold predictions about Google IO 2015, we jumped on a plane, flew to San Francisco, and got in line with hoards of others to grab our passes for tomorrow's huge keynote presentation.

‘Does not Commute’ is a traffic game with a time-traveling twist [VIDEO]

May 25th - One of my favorite developers in this genre is Mediocre. They've made games like Smash Hit, Sprinkle, and Granny Smith. Their latest games is called Does Not Commute, and it's another smash hit (pun intended).

Game Review: How AdVenture Capitalist made me even more jealous of the 1%

May 25th - AdVenture Capitalist isn't a game that's been around a long time, but long enough for folks to have found healthy addictions awaiting within. It's a free "capitalism simulator" which tasks you with one straight-forward, forward-looking goal: make a crap ton of money, and do it fast. Check it out!

DIY: Motorola DROID Turbo battery cover swap

May 25th - If you recently purchased a Motorola DROID Turbo but had your heart set on a different color or finish (Ballistic Nylon, Kevlar fiber), you may want to consider giving your device a battery cover transplant. Here's how.

[Update] You can now download Periscope for Android

May 26th - Waiting for Periscope to hit Android? The app will be launching today according to press information sent out by the company. If you aren't aware, Periscope is Twitter's new live streaming service that'll allow you to quickly and easily broadcast a live stream from your phone and Tweet it out to your followers.