This is What a Whale Looks Like in Hand, Yes, the Nexus 6

Is that the Nexus 6 aka “Shamu” aka Willy-has-been-freed aka your-hand-needs-to-grow-in-the-next-month-if-you-like-Nexus-phones, in the wild? It could very well be. We see a similar form factor to the new Moto X, which the new Nexus is largely based off of. We see what appears to be an Android L “back” button. We have lowered volume and power buttons on the side. It looks huge (or does it?). Or maybe this person has small hands.

You tell us.  (more…)

Hellraid: The Escape Lands on Google Play for $2.99

In a new game to hit Google Play called Hellraid: The Escape, you must escape the clutches of an evil sorcerer who is hellbent (pun intended) on sending you down to the most torturous layers of Hell.

The game is an Escape game, where you must search through torture chambers to find items and clues, solve sadistic puzzles, and escape from being captured by Hell’s many demons and guards.  (more…)

Verizon Joins the Party, Doubles Data on MORE Everything Plans Without Upping Prices

With almost every other major US carrier announcing some sort of double data promotion within the last month (Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile), we were starting to wonder if Verizon was going to completely ignore the trend and instead stick to their current set of MORE Everything plans that are really looking overpriced at the moment. It appears as if they are joining the party after all. In a blog post this morning, Verizon has announced that many of their MORE Everything plans are seeing double the data with no price hikes for a limited time.  (more…)

Does the Moto 360 Really Have Dramatically Better Battery Life Now? Yes.

On Monday morning, Moto 360 owners couldn’t help but take to the internet to talk about the “dramatic” increases they were now seeing with their smartwatches thanks to an update that rolled out to the masses on Friday. Even Tim pinged me that morning to mention that the 360 was a “bossy little watch now” because of the battery life he had witnessed over the weekend. After posting about the potentially amazing news, our comments filled up with others who were experiencing similarly extended single-life charges. Some were even considering switching Ambient Mode back on. Seriously.  (more…)

Google Play Now Listing In-app Purchase Price Ranges and Developer Addresses

This week, users of Google Play will have new information to look over when browsing applications and games on Google’s mobile marketplace. As readers are pointing out, Google has begun publishing in-app purchase price ranges in an app’s description, as well as mandating that developers provide physical addresses to appear on app listings that feature a purchase price or IAPs.  (more…)