Google Now Cards From Your Favorite Apps are Now a Thing, Like a Really Awesome Thing

Google Now and its lovely little cards, the part of Google Search and the Google app that make your life automated, is now so much more powerful thanks to an integration with 3rd party apps for the first time. That’s right, Google just announced that 40 different apps can now present you with Now cards to “help you out with your day-today life,” giving you the info you need right when you decide you need it. This is huge news.  (more…)

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…)