Exclusive: Avia Chromecast app review, cast personal music, photos, videos from Google+, Facebook, Dropbox, local storage, DLNA servers
The wait is finally over. You can now cast personal media to Chromecast. Videon’s updated Avia app is Chromecast’s first personal media player that allows you to cast media from your local phone or tablet storage, the cloud, including Facebook, Google+, or Dropbox, and from network connected DLNA servers.
It looks like Verizon’s version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is due for a key upgrade soon, bringing many different changes that will both excite and disappoint you. The exciting stuff is in the bug fixes, but there’s also a lot of new bloatware along for the ride.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 announced; brings integrated LTE modem to budget phones, early 64-bit support
The newly-announced Quaclomm Snapdragon 410 chipset will feature an LTE “World Mode” chipset that supports most major bands and frequencies for LTE networks throughout the world, as well as 3G radios and support for dual-SIM and triple-SIM configurations.
Oppo promised the N1 would be available for purchase unlocked in the US today, and that promise was fulfilled. The Oppo N1 is now available for sale for $599. You can get the device in white in the 16GB configuration for that price, or opt for the 32GB model for $50 more.
Some folks have been peeved that their Nexus devices haven’t received the camera-fixing upgrade to Android 4.4.1, but there’s a reason for that — it seems Google wanted to get those who were queued up to the brand new Android 4.4.2 update instead! This upgrade doesn’t change much over 4.4.1, but it does bring a […]
LG went all out with the G2, a smartphone that competes against the best of the best. Is the phone all that LG wanted it to be, though?
AT&T customers who often find themselves north of the border will be happy to know that you won’t be without LTE should you decide to travel up there from now on. AT&T has announced a deal with Rogers that will allow their customers to hop onto the Canadian carrier’s LTE networks in the event that […]
Android lovers enjoy showing their affection to their favorite mobile OS. We proudly wear Android clothing and collect figurines. This year we can add tree ornaments to the list!
We’ve been wondering what the next Nexus Tablet would end up being. Google has yet to reveal a new 10-inch offering to replace the Samsung-made Nexus 10, so we were starting to worry that they wouldn’t be bringing us a bigger tablet at all. Fortunately, a glimmer of light exists at the end of the […]
Getting Android 4.4 so soon was great for Moto X users. The update might have been a bit rushed, though. There was an issue with one of Moto X’s main features, but it’s now fixed!
Just a quick, friendly reminder that the second opportunity for getting a code to get Moto X for $150 off starts at noon today. The process is simple: submit your email and get signed up to receive a code that can be used for $150 off an off-contract Moto X through Moto Maker. The code […]
Time Magazine has put out another one of their influential lists, with the outlet highlighting the top gadgets of 2013. It’s always interesting to see where different devices end up on this list. There was a time when Apple’s mobile products were automatic winners, but the tide has shifted in recent times. The top device of 2013? The Chromecast.
Project Ara close to prototype status, and Motorola CEO suggests it could be sold through Moto Maker
When we first heard of Motorola’s Project Ara, a modular phone concept that would seemingly allow folks to upgrade different components of their phone independently of others, we were a little skeptical. It isn’t that we thought the idea wasn’t possible — technology proves that anything is possible as each year passes us by — […]