Mobile Roar 68: CurrentC drama, DROID Turbo, and Nexus 6 pre-order disaster (phandroid)
Apple Pay has brought mobile payments to the mainstream, but is the mainstream ready yet? A service called "CurrentC" is blocking Apple Pay and Google Wallet are many retail stores. What gives?
Droid Turbo available, Nexus pre-orders, Halloween, and more [From the Forums] (phandroid)
This Halloween there isn’t much scarier than going to order a Nexus 6 only to find it out of stock. If that’s you...
Oh, that's where the Droid Turbo's SIM card is (androidcentral)
Manufacturers are always looking for clever ways to integrate necessary smartphone parts into their designs, putting...
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Roku adds Google Play Movies & TV channel, includes a free copy of X-Men (androidandme)
Roku continues to assert their dominance as the cross platform king of streaming media with the addition of a Google Play Movies & TV channel now available for Roku owners in the US, UK, Ireland...
Roku Players Now Have Access To Google Play Movies & TV Shows, Users Get X-Men... (androidpolice)
Roku started making cheap, effective streaming set-top boxes long before Google TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Android TV,...
Google Play Movies & TV now available on Roku Players (androidcentral)
If you're a Roku owner who likes taking a dip into Google's ecosystem, there's a bit of good news today: Google Play...
Verizon responds to AT&T by offering more data on $80 & $100 plans, $150... (androidcentral)
Need more data for that new Droid Turbo? Verizon has just announced that it is upping data allotment on its midrange More Everything plans for a limited time. $80 will now score you 10GB of data per...
AT&T bumps up the data allotment for some Mobile Share Value plans (androidandme)
As other carriers continue to tweak their own plans, AT&T is still busy doing the same, and throwing in extra...
AT&T Boosts Data Caps On $40 And $70 Mobile Share Value Plans To 3GB And 6GB,... (androidpolice)
AT&T was one of the first carriers in the US to institute data caps on smartphones, and it has recently taken some...
Andy Rubin, the father of Android, is leaving Google (androidandme)
We haven’t heard much about Andy Rubin ever since he handed control of Android over to Sundar Pichai in 2013, but because he’s the father of Android, we’ll always have a soft spot for Mr....
Andy Rubin leaving Google to help new hardware tech startups (androidcommunity)
Google’s Android division may have a brighter future especially after we learned that Material Design will be big...
Android co-founder Andy Rubin leaves Google to start a technology incubator (talkandroid)
Sad news today. Andy Rubin, who co founded Android is leaving Google to start an incubator for startups. Rubin was in...
HTC Dot View trick shows up just in time for Halloween (talkandroid)
If you are the owner of an HTC One (M8) and have a Dot View case, you may find yourself treated to a little trick courtesy of HTC. When HTC updated the Dot View app recently, they snuck in some...
HTC One Dot View Case does Halloween right (androidcentral)
If you're rocking an HTC One M8 and have a Dot View Case and love Halloween, head on into the Dot View app and scroll...
HTC Sneaks A Cute Easter—Err, Halloween Egg Into The Dot View Case (androidpolice)
HTC's Dot View case is a cool idea, though the quality of the accessory itself is somewhat suspect. Still, HTC gets...
Amazon exec admits Fire Phone pricing was too high, but it was more than that (talkandroid)
The Amazon Fire Phone was a dud based on the fact that company took a $170 million hit because of it. Pricing was probably the biggest complaint of the phone, which was $199 (32 GB) on a two year...
Amazon blames poor Fire Phone sales on the pricing, ignores other problems (phandroid)
Despite its name, the Amazon Fire Phone has not been a hot seller. Last week Amazon shared financial data with...
Amazon Fire Phone's latest update was just for bugfixes (androidcentral)
For the two brave souls who asked, the 3.5.2 update for the Amazon Fire Phone was just bugfixes. Nothing in the...
World’s narrowest bezel arrives in LG’s new smartphone LCD panel (androidcommunity)
Do you feel like your smartphone doesn't have enough space on its screen, but you don't want to upgrade to a tablet or even a phablet? LG thinks they may … Continue reading
LG announces 5.3-inch HD smartphone screen with incredibly small bezel (talkandroid)
LG has always been proud of the small bezels on their devices, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to stop...
LG Display Shows Off Its Latest Smartphone LCD Panel With A Crazy-Thin .7mm... (androidpolice)
Move over, Sharp: LG wants to claim your crown for the "world's thinnest bezel." Modern smartphone designs are bumping...
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Motorola is now a Lenovo company
- Motorola and Lenovo are officially an item (phandroid)
- Lenovo 's Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Is Now Final (androidpolice)