Jan 15th - An interesting new service has launched that could make it easier for you to determine which wearable is right for you. Its name is Lumoid, and they'll ship you have 5 wearables -- be it a smart watch, a fitness tracker or what have you -- to try for 7 days.
Jan 15th - T-Mobile has some new pre-paid plans to dole out for those who aren't interested in hopping on the company's Simple Choice post-paid offerings. The plans start at $40 per month and give you unlimited talk, text and 3G data.
Jan 15th - Yesterday, Blackberry's stock surged 20% when rumors suggested Samsung inquired about purchasing the rapidly declining tech brand. Today, Blackberry has plummeted 20%, erasing yesterdays gains after both parties denied these claims. And if you ask me, the SEC should investigate this 24-hour stock price roller coaster.
Jan 15th - Xiaomi had a few big surprise announcements to make this morning, and we mean that both figuratively and literally. First, the literally -- it's a phablet. Two phablets, in fact. And boy, are they powerful.
Jan 15th - Photographers who happen to be part of the Android camp can finally get their Lightroom workflow on the go. Adobe has officially announced the release of Adobe Lightroom Mobile to the Google Play store.
Jan 14th - VLC is now available for Android TV. Well, in preview form anyway. If you're looking to give it a test run, download link provided in the post (has to be sideloaded).
Jan 14th - Google Maps now lets you share driving directions with anyone, even those still using feature phones. Update via the Play Store or the direct download link in the post.
Jan 14th - Samsung is reportedly in talks to buy BlackBerry. The deal could reach upwards of $7.5 billion if they accept. Is a Samsung Galaxy BlackBerry in our future?
Jan 14th - After announcing that they wont be supporting Google Cast, Spotify is now saying that doesn't necessarily include the Chromecast. Um... Huh?
Jan 14th - You read that right. At the second Ara Module Developers' Conference today, Google announced that they've identified a market for the initial pilot for Project Ara. It's Puerto Rico, and you won't believe how Google plans to sell modules for the thing.
Jan 14th - Google has a developers' conference going on this morning, in case you didn't know. It's a long shot from Google I/O, but this one focuses on Project Ara, and you can follow along with this handy live stream.
Jan 14th - Oppo has another new smartphone to toss out into the world. The company has announced the Oppo R1C, a decidedly mid-range offering that packs a respectable bundle of silicon for a somewhat respectable price tag.
Jan 14th - Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Z1, and on the same day it was announced it was put on sale in India. Folks in that country can grab one for Rs. 5,700 (about $91), and its specs sheet is every bit as disappointing as that price tag would make you assume.
Jan 14th - Earlier in the week we reported on a story that Google was readying an update for Translate that would make for easier real-time translation. We speculated the company would also look to bring Word Lens functionality. Those goods have arrived as of today.
Jan 13th - It’s no secret Sony’s mobile division has had a tough time making headway in the crowded smartphone market. Where this could be attributed to any number of reasons (poor marketing, 6 month release cycles, virtually no presence in the US), it seems now, after announcing back in November their plans to downsize their smartphone lineup […]