Verizon and HTC have begun updating the DROID DNA to Android 4.4.2 and Sense 5.5. Though some DROID DNA owners initially feared that they might be left out of the code from the KitKat update, the phone is receiving the latest version of Android as well as new enhancements in Sense UI. More
It may be an error with the website or it may be sign of Google finally opening up to more users; whatever the cause, the Google Glass website is no longer requiring an invitation to place an order. More
Hulu Plus today revealed that gamers, or at least people who own a gaming console, can put the controller down and use their smartphones to control what they watch on Hulu. The new app is like Chromecast without requiring Chromecast. More
IFTTT is finally bringing its reactionary toolset of web and mobile recipes to Android today. The app automates tasks based on various triggers that take place on the phone or online, and it will soon be available for Android users like it has been for iPhone users. More
As far as alternative browsers on iOS go, Opera's Coast stands out as a browser based on stripping down everything in order to deliver the web and nothing more. The iPad app is now available on the iPhone. More
Verizon Wireless today released its earnings report for the first quarter of 2014. In the three-month period ending in March, the wireless operator added 549,000 net subscribers, raising its total customer base to 103.3 million. About 97.3 million of those customers are on postpaid contracts. Verizon also continued its trend of converting customers to smartphones thanks to releasing more devices like the Nokia Lumia Icon and the HTC One M8. Of the 103 million customers, 72 percent of accounts are using a smartphone.
source: Verizon Wireless
HBO and Amazon have entered into a rather unique partnership. For the first time, people will be able to access some HBO shows through an online-only subscription. The keyword there is "some." More
Xiaomi isn't the easiest name to spell or pronounce for people outside of China That's why Xiaomi yesterday revealed Mi.com as a new domain that's easier for the rest of the world to spell and visit. It's also the first step of the company's planned global expansion later this year More
Formed by a former Oppo employee, the newly announced One Plus One has a confusing name, but nothing is more confusing than the device having specifications on par with any device yet costing half as much. More
Motorola's performance in the first three months of 2014 wasn't bad, but it wasn't that great. The company reported via a tweet that it shipped 6.5 million devices across the globe in the first quarter. Compared to the 10 million Samsung ships for its Galaxy Note 3- that's millions more for one phone, by the way - in only two months. However, Motorola had a respectable haul if one considers that Motorola has been on the decline in recent years. The Moto G did well, but clearly there's a lot of room for improvement once Lenovo takes over the company later this year.
Sprint is currently one of the more difficult networks to deal with when unlocking a device, but the nation's third-place carrier is working to remove some of the technological hurdles that keep it from unlocking smartphones next year. More
Nike has announced layoffs for the majority of the team behind its FuelBand wearable. The news is sudden and surprising, but it may be because Nike is rumored to be partnering with Apple for its wearable product. More
Cloud storage service Bitcasa today announced that its Android app now supports the ability to stream media content to Chromecast, allowing subscribers to share their media from the cloud to their televisions. More
The LG G Watch launches this summer and we still know very little about the Android-powered smartwatch. LG has launched a new promotional website to showcase the G Watch that revealed some interesting information about the Android Wear device. More
Google is clearly in the midst of another change across its suite of Android apps, injecting more color along the way. Someone from the official Google Nexus Twitter account may have prematurely revealed that the Dialer app is going to get a new tweak soon. More