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Self-Branded Verizon Wireless Ellipsis 7 Android Tablet Announced

In addition to a range of tablets from companies like Apple and Samsung, Verizon Wireless is now starting its own line of self-branded tablets called the Ellipsis family. And it begins with the 7-inch Ellipsis 7.

What’s New in Android 4.4 KitKat Anyway?

Every time that Google unveils a new version of Android, we ask the question of what's different and why should we care. And so, with the arrival of Android 4.4 KitKat, we are asking those questions again.

HTC One to Get Android 4.4 KitKat in the Next 90 Days

Naturally, everyone is pretty excited about the highly anticipated arrival of the Google Nexus 5, but they're equally excited about the arrival of Android...

16 Main Android Apps Updated by Google, Not for KitKat

With the imminent arrival of Android 4.4 KitKat, you'd think that Google would hold off on any major updates until that was released. And you'd think wrong. Seemingly unrelated to KitKat, Google has gone ahead and updated 16 of the primary apps on its Android platform.

Scentee Smelly Smartphone Notifications for iPhone and Android?

Maybe you have your phone set to vibrate, so it buzzes. And many phones have a notification light too, but there's one sense that has been ignored in all of this: smell.

Video: Cover for Android Provides Contextual Lock Screen

We've seen phones with "work" and "home" modes, trying to provide this kind of separation, but a new development called "Cover" looks like it could be a heck of a lot better.

Lenovo A10 Android Laptop Announced for $249

Previously leaked and now confirmed, what you see here is the Lenovo A10 Android laptop and it'll presumably be marketed under the IdeaPad umbrella.

Android 4.3 Update Rolls Out for Galaxy S4 LTE

As much as you might like your Samsung Galaxy S4, you may have been disappointed that you didn't get the latest version of Android to go with it. Well, Samsung has finally come forward and it's starting to release an official build of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE.

Vivo XPlay 3S Android Smartphone Debuts 2560×1440 2K Display

hile not quite reaching the mind-blowing resolutions of 4K TVs, the Vivo XPlay 3S just might be the world's first smartphone with a 2K display. That's an effective resolution of 2560 x 1440, which (aside from the difference in aspect ratio) is roughly the same resolution as a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Teasers Point Toward October 28 for Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat

Give me a break. Give me a break. Break me of a piece of that Android 4.4 and Nexus 5 bar-style smartphone goodness. I think I got that right.

Get the Oppo N1 Android Smartphone for Only $99

It may not be quite as well known a brand as HTC, Samsung or Sony, but China-based Oppo wants you to take notice. And they're doing it by giving you the opportunity to buy the decidedly high-end Oppo N1 for just $99.

Download Android 4.3 for Samsung Galaxy S4 Today

The newest version of Android Jelly Bean isn't supposed to be available for the Samsung Galaxy S4 yet, but a near final build has leaked onto the Internet for your downloading and installing pleasure.

Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat Leaks Reveal Tap & Pay, Location Settings

There's just something magical about the pure Google experience and the rumored $299 outright price point is pretty appealing too. And now, the latest set of leaks are showing us a little more about what to expect.

Dell Announces New Tablets, Including Two Android Devices

Today Dell announced a few new tablets, both running Windows and Android - all under their “Venue” brand.

Blackberry Messenger for Android and iOS: Delayed

Blackberry has now confirmed that BBM for Android and iOS is being delayed. The reason for the delay is apparently that, over the weekend, 1 million people downloaded a leaked version of BBM.

Fairphone Android Smartphone: Ethical and Easy to Fix

Just as there is fair trade coffee to be had, the Fairphone is offering a more ethical alternative to the world of smartphones.

Android 4.4 KitKat Might Arrive In October

Nestle has revealed that October is the release date of Android KitKat. Excited yet?

HP Unveils 4 New Android Tablets

Today the HP makes it clear that Android will be a big part of their game plan from now on, with the release of four new tablets running Android.

Jolla’s SailFish OS Will Support Android Apps – And Even Hardware

On the downside, Sailfish might be a unique, gesture-powered OS, but it also has a major limitations: lack of apps. The good news is that Jolla is working to address this issue by allowing Android apps to work seamlessly with the Sailfish OS.

HTC One Android 4.3 Update Might Arrive Soon

According to a new rumor, HTC is planning to release an update which will bring Android 4.3 along with the latest Sense 5 UI to the One.

Newkia Android Smartphone Might Arrive Within A Year

Singapore-based Newkia is planning to make the Android phones that Nokia wasn’t interested in making. The company expects to release an Android phone within a year.

IFA 2013: LG G Pad 8.3 Android Tablet

Over in Berlin at IFA, LG is showcasing the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet. This is the first 8-inch tablet to offer a full HD display, boasting a resolution of 1920x1200 pixels. To put that in perspective, the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 is 1280x800.

Refreshed ASUS Fonepad 7 Rocks Intel Atom and Android

ASUS is going through its lineup and doing some updates, just like we saw with the recent launch of the new Nexus 7. If you're looking for a 7-inch tablet that can also make phone calls, though, you may be more interested in the updated ASUS Fonepad 7.
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Pressy Adds a Convenient Multi-Function Button to Any Android Device

While most folks are looking for smartphone with less buttons on them, what if you want one more multi-function button on your device? That's where Pressy comes in.

CheapCast: Convert An Android Device Into A Chromecast Receiver (Video)

The CheapCast application will bring Chromecast functionality to almost any Android device.

Daily Deals: Hisense Android Tablets For $79 And $129

Hisense Android tablets, the Sero 7 Lite and Sero 7 Pro, are getting a price cut. The tablets are now available for $79 and $129 respectively.

Amazon Android Gaming Console Might Arrive Soon

We know how popular the Ouya is and therefore it won’t be a surprise when we hear that more companies are interested in bringing out their own Android based gaming console. We earlier told you that Google could be working on one, and now it appears that Amazon might have something up it's sleeves as well.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Coming to Moto X “Soon” Via Carriers

As you know, the Moto X should become available toward the end of this month, but it will ship initially with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That being said, the Motorola Mobility CEO says that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update is almost ready for primetime and it should be pushed out soon.

Square Enix’s Guardian Cross Available On Android For Free (Video)

Square Enix’s trading card role-playing game Guardian Cross is now available on Android for free.

80% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q2 2013 Run Android

According to the latest data, 80 percent of smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2013 were running Android.

Panasonic’s Android Powered Cordless Home Phone

Smartphones, tablets, gaming console, and an even exercise bike, we are seeing Android all around us. If you are still feeling that there is something missing maybe this Android powered cordless home phone from Panasonic might cheer you up, provided you haven’t already abandoned your landline.

R2B2 Robot Can Crack Your Android PIN Code

The 3D printed R2B2 robot can find its way through any four-digit PIN code on your Android phone by using brute force.

$99 HP Android Tablet Coming to Walmart?

Thought the HP Slate 7 was cheap? Not cheap enough! If a new rumor from DigiTimes proves to be true, HP is gearing up for an even cheaper tablet, aimed at a $99 price point and partnering up exclusively with Walmart.

Google Android 4.3: What’s New?

Android 4.3 is here! So what's new with the latest version of Jelly Bean? Join us as we take a brief look!

Android Gaming Gets Social with Google Play Games

Seemingly following in the footsteps of Apple's Game Center service, Google has just announced its Play Games app for Android that essentially combines the games you get from the Google Play Store with the Google+ social network.

Daily Deal: Coby Kryos 9.7-Inch Android 4.0 Tablet for $137.99

If you're in the market for a new Android tablet and don't have a ton of money to spend, the $137 Coby Kryos could be for you. It might not be the fastest tablet in the market, but it is certainly one of the most affordable.

Run Android Apps on Google Glass with GlassBridge

GlassBridge aims to fix that by effectively acting as a bridge between the native Android experience and what you get with Google Glass.

Android-Powered Peloton Exercise Bike (Video)

The Peloton exercise bike is here powered by Android and equipped with a 21.5 inch Full HD 1080P LED screen.

Sega’s Crazy Taxi Lands on Android

Back in October 12th of last year, Crazy Taxi landed on iOS. Now that many months have passed, Android fans finally are seeing some Sega lovin’ as well!

New Google Maps for Android (Video)

Google has released a new Google Maps for Android and it will be available to iOS users sometime soon. The new app is coming with a lot of interesting features, though the update also removes certain items that were available earlier.

Android Bug Discovered, Could Affect Android 1.6 Donut And Later

Bluebox Labs have discovered an Android bug which is affecting devices running Android 1.6 Donut and later. The bug makes the devices vulnerable to malicious Trojans.

Amazon GameCircle Now Available For All Android Devices

Amazon’s GameCircle service is now available to all Android devices. The new upgrade and improvements to Whispersync are making the service a better competitor to the Google Play game service.

Best Apps of the Week (6/29): Android Edition

It's the weekend, and that means it is time for the Android edition of the 'Best Apps of the Week' roundup here at Mobile Magazine.

Android Key Lime Pie Extends Beyond Smartphones and Tablets

Known internally within the hallowed halls of Google as "K release," what we refer to as Key Lime Pie is going to be the next version of Android and it's set for release later this year.

Security Exploit Discovered on LG Android Smartphones

If you own any of more than 40 different Android smartphones from LG, you might want to a pay attention. A vulnerability has been discovered that could effectively allow a hacker to compromise your device remotely.

HP Announces 21.5-inch All-in-One That Runs on Android, Slate 21 AIO

Can you imagine a desktop machine that forgoes the traditional desktop OS and instead makes use of the power of Android? Enter the HP Slate 21 AIO.

MM App ShowCase (6/14): A look at Android, iOS, BB10 and Windows Phone Apps!

This week we are trying things a bit different, giving you a look at some of the best apps released during the week for Android, iOS, Blackberry and WP.

How Do iOS 7 Features Compare to Android, WP8 and Blackberry?

Wondering how new features in iOS 7 compare to Android and other mobile OSes? We have a chart that helps you get a better idea of the differences.

Play iOS Games on Your TV with Android-Powered GamePop by Bluestacks

What makes the Bluestacks GamePop even more special that other similar TV gaming boxes is that this Android-based device can also handle iOS games.

Deus Ex: The Fall For Android And iOS Coming Soon (Video)

Eidos Montreal and Square Enix have announced their Deus Ex: The Fall, the upcoming game for Android and iOS.

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Amazing Weed Gadgets That Can Modernize Your Vaping Experience

For many years, smokers kept looking for several ways to take their hobby to the next level. Recreational marijuana has been legalized to some...

A Shocking Artificial Intelligence App that Can Predict Future Fights between...

Conflicts between couples are not unusual but it’s often unproductive, so we all want to avoid petty fights if possible. No couple wants to...

Microsoft is Begging: Don’t Install Windows 10 Creators Update Yet; It’s...

Usually when a company announces that consumers shouldn’t buy their products is if the said products have to be fully recalled because of germs...

Trump Should Use Technology Instead of a Wall

President Trump recently just shelved a plan to demand that funding for a border wall be included in the budget bill after both Democrats...

In Surprise TED Talk, Pope Francis Asks Tech Companies not to...

In spite of being 80 years, Pope Francis has embraced technology for the sake of the church. But his being tech-savvy – including 10...

Spotify Acquires Blockchain Startup Mediachain

Spotify has acquired the Brooklyn-based blockchain startup Mediachain Labs. Thus, the Mediachain team will join Spotify’s office in New York where they will work on developing better technology...

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5 Amazing Travel Gadgets That May Come in Handy on Your Next Trip

Sometimes you just need to get away. Go far away from the city and leave all the stress behind. However, there are times when...

Toddlers that Play with Touchscreens Get Less Sleep

A scientific study has discovered that toddlers and younger children that constantly play or use devices with touchscreens such as tablets have less sleeping...

Gaming Laptop Review: Razer Blade is the Ultimate in Gaming Laptops

The Razer Blade is actually a slim gaming laptop and is in the middle of a range sandwiched between the 14-inch Blade, bracketed by...

The New Leica Thalia Line is Every Cinematographer’s Dream

Memories are treasured moments that bring a smile on our faces each time we look back on them. Since the pleasure and happiness we...

Amazon Kindle is Getting $50 Off, and Other Best Tech Deal for the Week

Good deals means finding the best tech deals on the internet or in any store without really spending that much and tear a hole...

The Halo Sport Headphones will Supercharge your Brain and Make You a Better Player

Halo Neuroscience recently launched its new brain-training Halo Sport headphones to the mass consumer market for the price of “just” $749. Anyone wearing these...