Cricket is All About That Value, That Value – “All In” $35 Bumped to 2.5GB Data, New 20GB Plan Joins the Party

Cricket, deliverer of the value, upgraded its “All In” plan line-up this morning by increasing data across their two lowest tier options without raising prices. They also introduced a new 20GB “Advanced” plan that is available for a limited time at just $55. All of these plans still include unlimited talk and text, along with access to AT&T’s 4G LTE network. (more…)

OnePlus Names Its Upcoming ROM ‘OxygenOS’, More Details Set for Feb. 12

After hosting a public contest, OnePlus has decided on an official name for its upcoming custom ROM, set to be available for OnePlus users in the near future. The name chosen by the team, entered by a forum member, is OxygenOS.

OnePlus’ explanation for this decision was rather deep, with the company stating, “Oxygen is all around us. It’s part of us and everything we do. It creates the water that carves out valleys and moves mountains. By itself, it’s simple and pure – a fundamental building block. But, as a part of something greater, it can do amazing things. Just like us.”

Yes, much deep.  (more…)

Saygus V2 Pre-Registration Opens , Get a Discount on the Phone That Tries to Tick Every Box

The Saygus V2 is a phone we haven’t talked about much here at Droid Life, but it’s clear from our inbox that many of you are interested. And you know what? I get why you would be interested – this phone tries to pack it all (seriously, all of it) in at a reasonable price. So because we don’t want you to miss out on an opportunity to be one of the first to own it (and with a discount), we wanted to point out that pre-registration for the device is now open until February 2.  (more…)

Chromecast Was #1 Streaming Device in US in 2014, Cast Button Pressed 1 Billion Times Since Launch

During Google’s Q4 earnings call, the focus was shifted momentarily to the success of Chromecast. Google’s HDMI dongle, which has been on the market for a solid year and a half now, is still bringing in dough.

According to analyst group NPD, Chromecast was the top selling streaming device throughout the US in the year of 2014, with users casting more than 1 billion times since its launch.  (more…)

Series 5 Android Collectibles Start to Arrive in Stores, Available Next Week

In a post today to reveal another member of the Series 5 Android collectibles set, Dead Zebra announced that the new box is finally arriving at “respective destinations” and should be available at specialty retailers within a week or two. Also, if you want to buy the set directly from DZ, they should have their own up in the Dead Zebra shop next week.

The official launch details will be announced soon, but next week is next week. Collectors, get your Bitcoin cash ready.  (more…)