Google Teams Up With FRA to Include Railroad Crossings in Google Maps

According to The New York Times, Google and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will announce a partnership today that will lead to the inclusion of all grade crossings in the United States via Google Maps. The FRA’s hope is that this addition to Maps will bring down the amount of accidents that happen at crossings, which spiked last year by 9%.  (more…)

T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand Program is Now Live at T-Mobile Stores

That’s right, T-Mobile’s new JUMP! On Demand (JOD) program is now live in-store for those interested in buying into a program that lets you upgrade up to three times per year.

Announced last week, JUMP! On Demand is a lease program that breaks a phone’s cost down into 18 equal monthly payments with zero down upfront. Once you are in JOD, you can swap out for a new phone up to three times per year without having to pay to upgrade. If you don’t upgrade, at 18 months you will have the choice to either trade in again or buy the phone for the remaining balance of what it would cost at full retail. According to T-Mobile, there isn’t an extra mark-up at the end – you pay the difference between the phone at full retail and however much you paid during those 18 months.  (more…)

Don’t Miss These Top Android Stories: 6/26/2015

I don’t know about where you all are, but here in the Portland, OR area, it’s hot! Too darn hot! Looking back, we had a great week, posting up our full NVIDIA SHIELD review, going hands-on with always-on apps for Android Wear, and OnePlus announced the official unveiling date for the OnePlus 2.

In other exciting news, DROID Turbo owners may rest a bit better, knowing that Lollipop will likely soon be hitting their devices. Additionally, we got what could be our first look at the Moto G (3rd Gen), Project Fi hopefuls can now check the status of their invite, and a Material Design theme was released for the Galaxy S6.

Did you miss something good? Have a look below.  (more…)

Deal: Grab a Cute Andru Chill USB Charger for Just $15, Free Shipping

Over on the DL Deals Store, you can grab a Andru Chill USB Charger for just $15, down from its usual price of $25. We have covered these Andru chargers before, since they feature an adorable little Bugdroid character, and this is a good chance to score one below their MSRP.  (more…)

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