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Mobile Roar Podcast 41: Chris’ Galaxy S Fail

Apr 18th - Despite all of our warnings, Chris still went out and bought a Samsung Galaxy S5. How does he like it? Let's just say if you've got a HTC One M8 to trade he is interested. Listen to him rant about how much he hates it, and listen to us say "we told you so!"

HTC said to be working on optical zoom lenses for 2015

Apr 18th - Vodafone informant Symon Whitehorn apparently let slip that HTC is closest to the advances the mobile industry needs for smartphones to be able to outdo high-end point-and-shoot cameras, with small optical zoom lenses said to be in the works.

Verizon LG G2 KitKat upgrade now available through PC tool

Apr 18th - Seems Verizon wanted to deliver some KitKat love without drumming up a ton of noise, as they've quietly started rolling the upgrade out the upgrade to their LG G2. It's build VS98024A, but there's one catch in order to get it -- you'll need a Windows PC.

Verizon DROID MAXX now available in two new colors, half the storage

Apr 18th - The Motorola DROID MAXX -- considered to be the highest end model out of the three -- is now available in a new glossy red package, as well as the kevlar black with chrome highlights.

HTC looking for marketing boost by hiring former Samsung mastermind

Apr 18th - One thing HTC hasn't been able to do well is marketing, which can make or break your smartphone no matter how good it is. The Taiwanese company is looking to change that as they've gone and scooped up the man largely responsible for the Galaxy brand.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now available for Android devices

Apr 17th - Our Spidey-sense is tingling: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 official movie tie-in game is now available for Android devices (iOS users will have to wait a little longer). The best part? It's actually not a freemium title!

Flickr 3.0 brings complete UX overhaul, feels like Instagram for grown ups

Apr 17th - Flickr is going all out with their latest 3.0 update. They've given their app a complete overhaul, emulating Instagram but offering full resolution images and 1TB of cloud storage. We're loving it.

LG Lucid 3 now available from Verizon Wireless

Apr 17th - For Android users on a budget, you can now pick up the LG Lucid 3 starting today at Verizon Wireless. Essentially a rebranded LG L90, you can find specs, pricing, and links in the post.

Samsung says Galaxy Note 4 will launch with a new form factor, could it look like this?

Apr 17th - Samsung says the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 will (finally) introduce a form factor different than what we're used to from the OEM. If this recently uncovered design patent is any indication, it could be the sexiest Galaxy device yet.

Phan Favs: The best weather app for Android [RESULTS]

Apr 17th - Exactly one week ago we posted the first part of a new feature called Phan Favs. This feature is all about asking you, the readers, about your favorite apps and games. To start things out we asked you about your favorite weather apps for Android. A lot of you came out and showed your support.

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s

Apr 17th - The Galaxy S5 has quickly made a name for itself, garnering a mixed reception and leaving some buyers on the fence. Many in the market for a new smartphone will consider the S5 alongside Apple’s latest, the iPhone 5s. What’s the better overall buy?

MLB.TV update to bring Chromecast support today

Apr 17th - The Major League Baseball season is in full swing (see what I did there?), and there's no good reason you shouldn't be able to get all the content you need beamed to your TV in a cheap and inexpensive way. The latest update finally brings Chromecast support.

Wondering how Google Glass would look on your face? You can now try dummy units at home

Apr 17th - Google Glass is awesome, but there's no doubt it looks a little... strange compared to typical eyewear. That's why Google is giving folks a chance to try Google Glass on at home

Fenix for Twitter heads to Google Play, becomes our new favorite Twitter app

Apr 17th - Talon came, saw and conquered, but it's time for another new Twitter app named after a bird to find its way into our hearts. That app is Fenix, and it's now available for download in the Google Play Store.

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