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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Review

13 hours agoTechnology / Google : Droid Life

What happens when you take the best Android phone you can buy today and toss a protective shell on it, enlarge its battery, and make it waterproof? You get the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, an AT&T exclusive that is aimed at the “active” crowd who enjoys working out, has a job that requires a tougher phone, […] Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Review is a post from: Droid Life

HTC One M9 for Sprint will receive Android 5.1 beginning July 1

For owners of HTC’s One M9 that happen to be under Sprint’s network umbrella, some good news has just surfaced. According to HTC’s Mo Versi, the Sprint variant of the One M9 will begin getting its update to Android 5.1 Lollipop on Wednesday, July 1. That’s because the update recently received technical approval from the carrier. As [...]

Google Maps will soon warn you when approaching railroad crossings

14 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Google and the Federal Railroad Administration today announced a partnership that would help Google get information about all public and private railroad crossings in the United States.

T-Mobile Jump On Demand available now in a store near you

After announcing its new Jump On Demand phone leasing program late last week, T-Mobile is officially ready to start signing customers up for the program in retail stores. Jump On Demand is essentially a retooling of T-Mobile’s original Jump program that allows Magenta users to lease phones for a monthly fee, and [...]

Google reportedly manipulating search results – is that a bad thing?

Google's motto "don't be evil" can only go so far, due to the fact evilness is such a subjective matter. Would they ever do so with bad intentions or selfish motives? A new study from Yelp and legal personality Tim Wu suggest so.

IndieVice brings pro camera capabilities to smartphones (this one actually does)

The IndieVice team has taken it to Kickstarter to try and fund their project. What is this IndieVice thing, though? Let's find out!

Android 5.1 update now rolling out to Verizon Moto X (2nd gen)

HTC is not the only one bringing Android 5.1 to its US carrier-specific devices. Motorola is also getting in on the action as Verizon announces the latest Moto X (2nd gen) software has begun rolling out to smartphones across the USA...

Lollipop updates announced for VZW DROID Turbo and Moto X (2nd Gen.), AT&T Desire EYE

Earlier today we learned that the Sprint version of the HTC One M9 will soon be getting Android 5.1, but it turns out that that’s not the only handset that’ll be getting a Lollipop update in the near future. Motorola

Sprint HTC One M9 getting Android 5.1 Lollipop update on July 1st!

Android 5.1 Lollipop will be hitting the Sprint HTC One M9 starting July 1st! This information comes straight from Mo Versi, HTC's VP of product management.

Sprint’s HTC One M9 will be receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop on July 1st

7 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Good news for HTC One M9 owners on Sprint: starting this Wednesday, July 1st, you can expect an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Moto G 2015 images show up online

The rumor mill has started turning and today we are setting our eyes on what will probably be another record-breaker for Motorola - the accessible Moto G.

It appears Lollipop for the Motorola DROID Turbo is finally ready to rollout on Verizon

8 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

If Motorola Mobility's recent tweet is any indication, you can expect Android 5.1 Lollipop to be hitting your Motorola DROID Turbo any minute/day now.

Lollipop is Finally Coming to the DROID Turbo.

Motorola says so. The soak test kicks off today, according to multiple readers of ours. Yep, the DROID Turbo is actually about to get Android 5.1 Lollipop.  We’ll update this as we have more. Thanks for your patience. We hope you're as excited as we are about #Lollipop – coming to a #DROIDTurbo near you. Show More Summary

Verizon’s Motorola “Kinzie” Shows Up at GFXBench With 5.5-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 810

Motorola has done a pretty good job in recent years of keeping their upcoming flagship smartphones under wraps. Sure, we see a leak here or there that gives us a clue or two, but never anything like how HTC phones see full reviews before they are even announced. Show More Summary

Moto G (3rd Gen) Showcased in Leaked Press Renders

New images of the Moto G (3rd Gen) have hit the web, showing off its new backside design, but an overall unchanged frontside. The images are press renders, posted by TechnoBuffalo, giving us a possible best look yet at the upcoming mid-range...Show More Summary

Verizon’s Moto X (2nd Gen) Gets Approval on Android 5.1 Update, Ready for All

The soak test of Android 5.1 for the Moto X (2nd gen) on Verizon must have gone well, because Verizon approved the update (version 23.16.3) for all this afternoon. They posted release notes for the update to their support site, which...Show More Summary

Verizon offers up $10,000 to catch Southern California copper cable thieves

9 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Someone (or a group of individuals) has been stealing Verizon's copper communications cables and now they're offering a $10,000 reward to catch them.

Are the Google app splash screens a good idea?

Maybe you’ve noticed that some of your favorite Google apps now have splash screens. The screens are simply the app icon with Google written under it. It seems backwards, reducing app loading speeds just to show us the same icon we clicked on, but Google might have a method to its madness. With Microsoft releasing [...]

LG Chem Intros Hexagonal Batteries for Smartwatches

To better fit round smartwatches, LG Chem has introduced hexagonal batteries, granting a larger capacity given their shape. Instead of a little square or rectangular battery inside of your round watch, a battery featuring a roundishShow More Summary

Hangouts 4.0 for iOS brings new UI, lets you send multiple photos at once – so where’s the Android update?

10 hours agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

It's probably not the Hangouts update Android users were expecting, but Hangouts 4.0 rolled out today for iOS users with a slick new UI and a few other tricks along with it.

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