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The Best Boost Mobile Phones

If you’re considering going prepaid on Boost Mobile, we’re here to help break down some of the best Boost Mobile phones you can buy. Boost Mobile is a prepaid mobile carrier with service across the United States. As an alternative to...Show More Summary

LG says U.S. G3 getting Lollipop update 'soon'

If you live in the U.S. and you've been eager to get your hands on some sweet, sweet Android 5.0 Lollipop for your LG G3, your wait may be almost over. The smartphone maker recently took to its U.S. social media channels to tease the update, saying it's "coming soon."

MakerBot Mobile for Android brings 3D printing to your phone

MakerBot has released its official app for Android on Google Play. MakerBot Mobile adds convenience to the 3D printing process. You'll be able to access designs from your MakerBot Cloud library, or download designs from the MakerBot Thingiverse and print them wirelessly from the app.

We're podcasting live at 4 p.m. EST!

Friday already. And that means it's time for the Greatest Android Podcast in the World! Coming up today we'll have the latest on these supposed HTC One M9 leaks and what we think of all of Microsoft's Windows 10 announcements (and what they mean for Android), the Three/O2 Euro Mega Merger™, and whatever else you guys manage to come up with. Show More Summary

The six best podcast apps for Android

Get the very best podcast experience with these 6 great apps While we usually think of our mobile devices as great for music listening of all kinds, increasingly our Android phones and tablets are being used for listening to podcasts. Show More Summary

Republic Wireless Moto X 2013 and Moto G getting Android 4.4.4

Upstart Wi-Fi-centric carrier Republic Wireless is updating their last-generation Moto X and Moto G smartphones to Android 4.4.4 KitKat, as well as pushing a new security update for the even-more-budget-conscious Moto E. The update for the Moto G is pushing out now, while the Moto X update will roll out in February.

These dual-layer hard cases for LG G3 are only $12.95 today

The S-Series LG G3 hard case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell and a shock absorbent TPU underneath for double the protection against impacts.The back has a glossy finish while the sides provide softer edging for a comfortable grip. Get yours in black or white today and save 48%

Sprint's guaranteeing a $200 minimum smartphone trade-in credit for T-Mobile switchers

Sprint's taking the fight straight to T-Mobile and is offering customers of the Un-carrier a guaranteed minimum trade-in credit of $200 for their current working T-Mobile smartphone. That's in addition to the current contract buy-out offer (though T-Mobile ditched traditional contracts nearly two years ago) or up to $350 in credit to pay for their new Sprint phone.

Motorola begins rolling out Lollipop to Moto G in India and the US

Motorola has announced on Google+ today that the company has started rolling out Lollipop for the Moto G in the US and India. The company notes that this is a phased rollout, but should you own the affected Android smartphones in the mentioned regions, at least you'll be aware of the imminent update hitting your device.

How to take a screenshot on the Blu Vivo Air

Want to take a screenshot on your Blu Vivo Air? Here's how! Taking a screenshot on the super-slim Blu Vivo Air is incredibly easy: you hold down two buttons. Which two? Glad you asked. Power and volume down. And as it would turn out,...Show More Summary

Three UK reportedly confirmed to be purchasing O2 for £10 billion

We reported a few days ago that Three UK was looking to purchase O2 from Telefonica, and now the deal has reportedly been confirmed at a price of 10 billion pounds (roughly 15 billion US dollars) and is expected to be finalized Friday morning.

Samsung to showcase three new Gear VR experiences at Sundance Film Festival

Those who attend the Sundance Film Festival this year are in for a little something extra. Samsung will be showing off its Gear VR virtual reality headset at the festival's New Frontier exhibition from January 23 to February 1.

Twitter launches tweet translations for mobile apps and web

Twitter has announced today that it has enabled tweet translation, powered by Bing, on both its official Android app, as well as on the web.

Smartphone Futurology: The science behind your next phone's display

What's next for one of your phone's most important components Welcome to Smartphone Futurology. In this new series of science-filled articles, Mobile Nations guest contributor Shen Ye walks through current technologies in use within our phones, as well as the cutting-edge stuff still being developed in the lab. Show More Summary

Galaxy Note 4 battery life tips

The Note 4's battery is large enough for most, but some will need to work to get more out of it The Galaxy Note 4's 3220 mAh battery is pretty large by today's standards, and gives the big phone solid battery life figures for most people. Show More Summary

Second episode of Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' series debuts Feb. 5

The second episode of Telltale Games' six-part adventure game based on the Game of Thrones TV series from HBO makes its Android debut February 5 on the Google Play Store. The second episode is titled "The Lost Lords" and Telltale is getting fans of the fantasy series pumped for its release with a new trailer.

Maybe this is the HTC One M9 — and maybe it's not

It's possible this pic obtained by Phandroid is the upcoming HTC One M9. It's also possible that it's what's known in the biz as a "Fake ID" — the guts of an upcoming phone in the body of something else to hide what it'll really look like. (Here's an example of that from the M7 era.) So that third button down the right-hand side? Who knows. Those pants? Sadly real.

How you can make the BlackBerry CEO's batshit-crazy smartphone dream a reality

John Chen cries 'discrimination' as discriminating consumers continue to choose Android and iOS "All wireless broadband customers must have the ability to access any lawful applications and content they choose," BlackBerry CEO John Chen...Show More Summary

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

It's time to bring you up-to-speed on the latest goings on at Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in the first Community Update of 2015.

T-Mobile will offer its best deals to customers who pay their bills on time

T-Mobile will begin a new program starting on January 25 it calls Smartphone Equality. The effort will give customers of the wireless carrier their best deals on its smartphones and tablets, regardless of their credit score, if they have paid their bills for at least 12 straight months.

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