HBO Will Offer Stand-Alone Streaming Service in 2015

Well here it is folks: HBO will be offering a stand-alone streaming service starting in 2015. The writing has been on the wall for some time now, with rumors abounding of HBO mulling over the idea of de-coupling themselves from the dreaded cable package... 

Google Officially Announces Android 5.0 Lollipop

While Google has made no bones about the upcoming Android 5.0 release, we were left scratching our heads as to just what name the newest Android build will take. The name is no longer a mystery as Google has just announced that Android 5.0 will indeed... 

Google Officially Announces the HTC Nexus 9 Tablet

HTC and Google’s Nexus 9 was just officially announced, and it’s quite a powerful tablet. The Nexus 9 boasts a 8.9 inch IPS LCD display and is powered by a 64-bit dual-core NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with NVIDIA’s awesome Kepler graphics chip and... 

Here’s The First Nexus 6 Unboxing Video

The first unboxing video of the Nexus 6 is now live, just mere hours after Google took the wraps off of the Motorola made device. The Nexus 6 runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and rocks a 6 inch quad-HD display, a 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor,... 

World’s slimmest phone heading to Europe under a differe

Gionee can’t reach users in the West alone; it needs a partner to do that, and guess what – they have teamed-up with UK-based KAZAM to bring their super-slim Elife S5.1 to the Brits, and perhaps the rest of Europe. At 5.15mm, the mentioned Gionee... 

Facebook, Samsung team-up over VR screens

Yesterday, the media reported that Facebook’s CEO met with Samsung’s top executives, including the company’s vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, Sheryl Sandberg, as well as Shin Jong-kyun, head of mobile at Samsung. That, obviously, prompted another slew... 

Vertu’s next exotic Android phone is the $6,900 Aster

You could shell out the $10,300 for a handcrafted Vertu Signature Touch, but that’s so last year. This year’s obscenely expensive handcrafted masterpiece from Vertu is called Aster, and on though it offers […] Originally posted here: Vertu’s next... 

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 “gapgate” is not a big deal

The first Samsung Galaxy Note 4 units are reaching reviewers and international buyers, and the build quality of this device has been receiving high praise in general. There is, however, a nagging issue. […] Read more here:  Samsung Galaxy Note 4 “gapgate”... 

Prototype iPhone 6 reaches $100K on eBay with 3 days to go

Apple plays things pretty close to the chest when it comes to unreleased hardware, so it’s a big deal any time prototype devices find their way out of its testing labs. Case in point, […] The rest is here:  Prototype iPhone 6 reaches $100K on eBay... 

There are now more active SIM cards than people on Earth

Odds are that if you’re reading this right now, you probably own a phone or a tablet with a mobile data connection. In fact, there is a good chance you have more than […] Read the original post:  There are now more active SIM cards than people on... 

Microsoft Xim shares photos that self-destruct

You take loads of photos with your smartphone, and chances are that you also share them. But what if you don’t want to post them online or pass your phone around the room… […] Here is the original post:  Microsoft Xim shares photos that self-destruct  Read More →

5 upcoming Android phones that are worth waiting for

Maybe you aren’t smitten with today’s superphones or you have a suspicion that the perfect phone is just around the corner. Here’s a list of the most intriguing upcoming Android phones. Read more from the original source:  5 upcoming Android... 

Smart batteries can tell you when they’re about to blow

We still have a long way to go when it comes to battery capacity in our mobile devices, but progress has been made. It’s common to see a 3000mAh lithium-ion cell in modern […] Read the original here:  Smart batteries can tell you when they’re about... 

Skype Qik is a video messaging service built from the bone

You’ve probably used Skype at one time or another to engage in a real-time video chat, but now the Microsoft-owned entity is trying its hand at quick video messaging called Qik. Maybe that […] The rest is here:  Skype Qik is a video messaging service... 

Droid Turbo leak reveals Verizon’s secret weapon

For years, smartphone fans have railed against the concept of carrier-based exclusives. We live in a world where these exclusives happen significantly less often, and most of the launches we’ve seen in the […] Originally posted here: Droid Turbo leak...