The Android Collectible line from Dead Zebra and Andrew Bell has been around for a while, offering up our favorite little Bugdroid character in a lot of different costumes. Have you ever wondered if you could have a bigger Bugdroid? Well, today is your lucky day with Mega-sized Android Collectibles rolling out this week. (more…)
When the Chromecast SDK was finally released to the public earlier this month, we knew right away that we were going to see some cool things. One of the first things to be released with this new SDK was Koush’s updated AllCast app that allowed local media streaming. It seems he isn’t done just yet though, and released a short video teasing screen mirroring from your Android device to the big screen. (more…)
If you didn’t think that fast food could get any faster than the ritual that they run at Taco Bell, you are in for a surprise. With the rise of smartphones and mobile devices over the past few years, fast food is getting even more convenient. Reports say that Taco Bell has embraced this and is currently testing a smartphone app for all their hungry customers. (more…)
Think that Google doesn’t know enough about your life already? With the latest update to Google Search, family ties will be added in to the growing list of info that Google has stashed on you. Thanks to the update, specific contacts can now be saved as Mom, Dad, Sister, Wife and so on and so forth. Following the update, you can simply state, “Ok Google, call Mom” and it will do it for you (after you have set it up). But this begs the question, why wouldn’t you have your mother’s phone number on speed dial already? Bad child. (more…)
Since the introduction of Android’s notification bar, the focus has been getting the information you want, when you need it. Up until the release of Android 4.2, the Android lockscreen was unexplored territory as far as getting your notifications and information, but that is quickly changing. Qualcomm Glance, its lockscreen replacement now in open beta, wants to learn from your habits and surroundings to give you information at a glance. (more…)
“Bigger screens and smaller bezels” have been the touted design mantra for most Android devices over the past few years, but how much screen are we actually getting? @somospostpc did a little bit of the number crunching for us and gives us the the percentage of space that the actual display takes up on the front of most of the top Android smartphones.
Up until we have started to hear all of these rumors about HTC’s upcoming M8 device, the news surrounding the company has been a little dark. Earlier today, we heard that HTC’s plans for this upcoming year are big ones, which could include wearables alongside a new device. The plans could be even bigger than we thought, with a new report suggesting that HTC could make the next Nexus tablet. (more…)
The mobile carrier industry (AT&T in particular) is still reeling/adjusting from the UnCarrier approach that T-Mobile has brought over the last few months. AT&T attempted to scoop T-Mo just before CES by announcing a promotion that encouraged customers to leave their lines at T-Mobile and switch to their network, something that T-Mobile had been rumored to do for weeks and eventually did. However, after not even a month, AT&T is killing this program. (more…)