Top 5 Smartphones to Consider Before Buying Nexus 5 [May, 2014]

New HTC One M8 vs -  Nexus 512-X3

Google’s Nexus 5 is one of the top smartphone options on the market and likely will be until the rumored Nexus 6 arrives later on this year. This makes it a smartphone worth considering though those in the market for a new device this month would be wise to take a look at at least […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update: Everything We Know So Far


Google’s Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is all but confirmed for arrival though it remains unreleased. With an Android 4.4.3 KitKat release imminent, it’s time to take a close look at the update that should arrive sometime soon to alleviate many of the Android 4.4.2 KitKat problems that have plagued Android users for months. In early […]

Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick: Which One Should I Buy?

roku chromecast remotes and sticks

When Google released the Google Chromecast last year and it made a big splash and sold briskly thanks to the low price and simple, but useful functionality. Roku didn’t want to be outdone; it followed with the Roku Streaming Stick to compete with Google’s inexpensive HDMI dongle. How did Roku do? Read our Google Chromecast v. Roku Streaming Stick head-to-head to find […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update Details Leak Thanks to Google


The Android 4.4.3 KitKat release remains missing in action but that hasn’t stopped Google itself from leaking key Android 4.4.3 KitKat update details ahead of its roll out. For weeks, Android 4.4.3 KitKat update rumors have been incessant, detailing potential features, releases and more. Unfortunately, the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update and its bug fixes still […]

Nexus 8: Did Google’s Code Just Leak the New Nexus Tablet?


Google Nexus 8 rumors continue to swirl and today, those rumors have once again been ignited by an extremely interesting sighting within the Chromium Issue Tracker. Almost two years ago, Google released the first Nexus 7, a device aimed at tackling the 7-inch tablet market. The device was well received and led a very healthy […]

New Chromebooks Promise to Beat Windows Notebooks Where it Counts

Lenovo is offering the Chromebook N20p with a touch screen and the ability to fold into this kickstand mode for touch screen usage.

If you need a cheap notebook with long battery life, good performance and aren’t afraid to jump from Windows 8 to a Google Chrome experience a new collection of Chromebooks powered by Intel are worth looking at. New Chromebooks from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo and Toshiba powered by Intel promise up to 11 hours of battery […]

Nexus 5 vs. Nexus 6: Concept Teases Larger Screen

Google is testing fixes fora big Nexus 5 problem that impacts battery life.

A new HTC Nexus 6 concept features a large Samsung Galaxy Note sized display and shows us what a 5.7-inch Nexus 6 would look like next to the current Nexus smartphone, the Nexus 5. As we move deeper into the new year, we’re starting to hear more and more about rumored smartphones that companies have […]

Google Maps Update Delivers New Features, Apple Waits for iOS 8


Google Maps for iOS and Android has been updated today with several new features and improvements that give a generous boost to the app’s turn-by-turn navigation capabilities. The biggest feature is perhaps the addition of lane guidance, which tells drivers what lane they need to be in when it comes to merging with traffic or […]

Confusing Google Drive Update Gets Even More Confusing


Last week I posted about Google unveiling new standalone apps for Google Docs and Google Sheets. I also posted the next day about the updates for the Google Drive App. There was a lot of confusion surrounding features being removed from Google Drive in lieu of adding them into the new Apps. Over the weekend […]

Confusing Google Drive iOS App Update Giveth and Taketh Away


Automatic Update for Apps on mobile devices is a function many cherish and some stay away from. The benefit is that your Apps get updated automatically. One of the downsides is that sometimes those updates take away features before you’ve had a chance to see what’s up with the update. Google demonstrated that today with […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Release Date Firms Up


The Android 4.4.3 KitKat release date remains missing in action though a new leak suggests that the elusive Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and more should arrive during the month of May. Weeks ago LLabTooFeR, a well known HTC ROM developer and leakster proclaimed that Google was working on […]

Apple and Other Techs To Notify Users of Government Data Collection


Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are changing policies to appear as if they are standing up to the authorities in the wake of revelations of NSA snooping set loose on the world by the Edward Snowden leaks. Each of those large companies, and other smaller players, have, or are about to, change their policies so […]

Google Releases Standalone Docs and Sheets Apps to Compete with Office


Everybody likes a little competition, right? Especially when it comes to document creation and productivity work on tablets and smartphones. Just a month or so after Microsoft released its long overdue and eagerly anticipated versions of Office Apps for the iPad, Google has released standalone Apps for Google Docs and Google Sheets for the iPhone […]

Nexus 6: Everything We Know So Far


Google’s Nexus 5 has only been out since November but already we’re hearing about the device that might come to replace it later on this year. While the Nexus 6 isn’t confirmed, there are a number of rumors swirling and here, we take a look at everything we know about Google’s alleged Nexus 6 smartphone. […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update: 10 Things to Expect

A Skype 4.7 for Android update fixes a KitKat Battery bug on the Nexus 5 and Galaxy Note 3, until Google can deliver an Android 4.4.3 update.

For weeks, we’ve known that Google is cooking up an Android 4.4.3 KitKat update to replace the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update that landed for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 users back in November and has emerged on other devices in the months since. And while Google still isn’t talking about the […]

Nexus 6 Details Emerge in Two New Leaks


The Nexus 5 isn’t going anywhere soon but that doesn’t mean that we’re not already hearing details about its possible successor, a successor that is being dubbed the Nexus 5. New Nexus 6 details have leaked again today and if information is spot on, it looks like this year’s Nexus could be Google’s last. On […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Release Details Emerge in Huge Leak

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8 - Hero

New Android 4.4.3 KitKat update details have emerged thanks to a new leak from a credible source. Several weeks ago, a rumor suggested that Google was indeed working on an Android 4.4.3 KitKat bug fix update for Nexus users and owners of several non-Nexus devices. Since then, the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update has become the […]

New Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update Details Leak

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8 - Hero

Google’s Android 4.4.3 KitKat update remains the giant elephant in the room and today, we’ve seen several new alleged Android 4.4.3 KitKat update details emerge ahead of the update’s highly anticipated release. The Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is a heavily rumored bug fix update that will be coming to Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 10, […]

Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update: Everything You Need to Know


Google still isn’t talking about the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 10, and Nexus 10 Android 4.4.3 KitKat update but it’s pretty clear that one is on the way. While we wait for Google to detail its next Android 4.4 KitKat update, we want to take a look at the most important things Nexus owners, […]

Nexus 8 Release Rumors Firm Up

The 7-inch 1920 x 1080 resolution display is a joy to use.

Google Nexus 8 release rumors continue to swirl and once again, they point to a brand new manufacturer that may replace Asus, the company that delivered both versions of the Nexus 7. In 2013, Google did the expected. It released a revamped version of its popular Nexus 7 tablet in the form of the Nexus […]