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HTC's new theming community is a powerful and relatively easy way to customize your phone. One of the more exciting (yet imperfect) features on the HTC One M9 and a major part of the new Sense 7 is the use of themes. Back in the day it would take some pretty serious hackery to theme a phone. Show More Summary
We're back with some new hardware this week after the London launch event for the Huawei P8. Plus, the latest on the upcoming LG G4 after another flurry of leaks and official teasers, more on the Samsung Galaxy S6, and we'll answer even...Show More Summary
Sweet flagship phones with custom skins are up for grabs. Let's wrap up this week with a contest! We've teamed up with dbrand this time around to give not one, not two, but three prize packages away! You could be the lucky winner ofShow More Summary
A few tips to make the first hours easier... and more fun. Setting up a new Android can be fun. It can also be easy — just follow the setup application when you first start the phone. This will get you where you need to be with little or no fuss. Show More Summary
You can save over 40 percent on one of the most capable streaming sticks today. At $35 retail it's hard to think why you wouldn't have a Chromecast already, but if you don't yet you can pick up a refurbished one (or up to five, actually) on Groupon today for just $20.
T-Mobile will add more data to their Walmart Family Mobile data offering starting Saturday, April 18. The Walmart Family Mobile plans, powered by T-Mobile's network, will now come with more data for the same prices.
Google has started rolling out an update to Google Plus on Android today that brings a new and refreshed look to community pages. The new look brings Google Plus Communities a bit more in line with the look of profile pages, with a large header image at the top of the page just above the community name.
It looks like OnePlus is up to something, as the company has just teased an event or announcement of some sort for April 20. OnePlus took to Google Plus today to post an image saying "You're Invited" to something on April 20, but we aren't quite sure what that something might be.
The Galaxy S6 has an amazing camera from the moment you first launch it, but there's always room to improve. Just like every other camera, the Galaxy S6 has a learning curve — and while it's easy to pull out the phone and capture great...Show More Summary
Groupon has launched a major update to its Android app, with full Lollipop support along with a user interface revamp that reflects the look of the latest Android OS. The app, which brings the version number up to 15.2, definitely looks like Groupon has taken many lessons from Google's Material Design ideas, along with brighter colors for the coupon and savings app.
The HTC One M9 is now available from Canadian carrier TELUS. The HTC One M9 is available from TELUS for $200 with a two-year contract, though you can grab it without contract at its full price of $750.
An over-the-air update for Sprint Spark version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is now rolling out that brings Android 5.0 Lollipop to the device. The support page on Sprint's site does not indicate how big the download is, but it does show the new version number to be L720TVPUCOD1.
Alcatel OneTouch is holding an early pre-sale of its 5.5-inch Idol 3 smartphone for just $199.99 from now until the end of the day on Monday, April 20. After 11:59 pm PDT on April 20, the price of the Idol 3 will go up to $249.99. Any pre-orders for the phone will start shipping in mid-May.
If the Samsung Galaxy S6 is simply too much phone, you can scale things back (and make them bigger!) with Easy Mode. Not everyone wants a zillion features on their phone. And even though Samsung has sort of streamlined TouchWiz in the Galaxy S6 (mostly by rearranging things or removing some options altogether), there's still a lot going on here. Show More Summary
The X Series Lite Cover promotes extra protection with dual-layers and I.D.C. technology, leaving little to worry about. Sure, your HTC One M9 comes with UH OH Protection, but for some of us — that's just not enough. We decided to give the X Series Lite Cover from Qmadix a whirl to see how it fared with the HTC One M9, and whether it's a viable solution against impacts.
The SURFACE Case with kickstand by Seidio is the perfect Galaxy Note Edge hard cover; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The exterior features a soft coating that provides additional grip, too. On the cheap today for only $18.95!
Motorola's smartwatch app lets you share photos of your customizations for everyone to see. Moto Connect has always been good for those extra tricks on Motorola accessories, but the latest update adds a social component to your Moto 360 modifications. Show More Summary
The Xperia E4g — with dual-SIM connectivity and LTE — is now listed on Sony India's website for ?13,290 ($215), making it the most affordable handset from the manufacturer to offer LTE in the country.
Google has announced a small, but nonetheless interesting change to the way it displays website URLs in mobile searches today. Specifically, search results will now display a website's actual name instead of its URL, along with what Google calls a "breadcrumb-like format" for the URL structure.
Google has announced an update to the stable channel for Chrome OS today that brings a number of notable changes, including a refreshed Files app. The update bumps Chrome OS up to version 42.0.2311.87, and in addition to bringing the Files app up-to-date with Material Design guidelines, the update brings support for password protected files, along with an updated calculator app.