It was previously announced that Chrome would begin pausing Flash ads by default in an effort to improve overall performance for users, and that change is about to begin. These changes will begin to roll out starting September 1, meaning that the ads will no longer auto-play on pages.
Motorola has pushed updates for both its Camera and Gallery apps, bringing some new features and functionality to both. For Gallery, Motorola has added the ability to better organize your photos and videos into albums. Additionally, you can now move the albums to an SD card.
As for the Camera app, Motorola has added QR and barcode active viewfinder capability to older phones. This will allow...
Update: It appears as though someone made a mistake, and the listing was not meant to go live just yet. The Amazon link is now dead. We are not sure what will happen to those who managed to pre-order, so be sure to let us know if you get any updates.
A listing for the Huawei Watch has made its way to Amazon, allowing customers to begin to pre-order the watch now. There are a few colors and...
LG has announced a new partnership with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and his production company, HitRECord. The new partnership will build upon LG's ambition to support creators across the world, as the two companies work together on a series of projects over the coming year.
ARCHOS has announced its newest Android tablet, the Diamond Tab, which follows shortly after revealing its all-new Diamond S smartphone. The tablet, which features a 7.9-inch display, will be available in October 2015 for £179. Running Android 5.1, the Diamond Tab will be powered by a Mediatek MT8752 Octa-Core 1.7 GHz processor partnered with 3GB of RAM.
HTC's handheld camera, the RE Camera, has won a design award at the 35th International Design Excellence awards ceremony. The camera beat out more than 1,700 other entrants to come out on top, and will be featured in the fall edition of Innovation, the annual yearbook of International Design Excellence Award winners.
Swype, one of the popular third-party keyboard options on Android, has announced that it's added hundreds of new emoji, along with a bunch of new themes. Of note in those themes, is the addition of 19 Star Trek inspired choices that feature all different characters.
We have seen some pretty unique designs on Android phones in the past, but the Turing Phone is likely the craziest in recent memory. Turing Robotic Industries, the company behind the Turing Phone, has announced that Foxconn will be the exclusive manufacturer of the smartphone, and shipments will begin on December 18. That date sound familiar to you? That's because it's Star Wars day, and the...
The upcoming second-generation Moto 360 has been spotted a number of times already, and the latest images reveal what is said to be two different variants of the smartwatch. This time around, Motorola may be releasing both a small and large version of the watch. Having two different sizes of the same would be a first for Android Wear watches, and would be similar to Apple's approach to the...
If you happen to live in the US and own a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, or Note 5, and want to get in on the beta of Samsung's upcoming payment system, Samsung Pay, you can now sign up to be a tester. At this time, Samsung is only taking beta testers in the US with a qualifying card from Bank of America, Mastercard, US Bank, or Visa. As for carriers, you will need to be on AT&T, Sprint, T-...
Amazon's Fire Phone never took off as the company had hoped, but that has yet to stop the retail giant from attempting to entice buyers with it still. The latest attempt drops the price down to just $130, with free shipping. Considering the Fire Phone comes with a free year of Amazon Prime, a $99 value, the company is basically selling the phone for just $30.
In a slightly odd series of events, Amazon has ended its Free App of the Day promotion and introduced a new app, Amazon Underground. The new app brings over $10,000 worth of apps, games and even in-app items that the company states 'are actually free.'
AT&T is now pushing an update to both the HTC One M8 as well as the One M9 that contains a patch for the Stagefright exploit. The update, which weighs in anywhere from 28MB to 55MB, is likely to address only the security issues, and nothing else.
ARCHOS has announced the latest addition to its Diamond lineup, the Diamond S, along with the 50e Helium. These new smartphones will become available in November, with a price tag of £159 and £99 respectively.
Featuring a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, the Diamond S will run Android 5.1 out of the box, and be powered by an Octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage.
According to a new leak, the Moto X Play may actually make its way to the US and land on Verizon, but under the branding of its DROID line. Internally, the phone is said to be identical to the Play, with a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 1.65GHz Snapdragon 615, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of storage with a microSD slot and even the 21MP camera on the rear. The difference, however, is that this variant will feature...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge users on Sprint will be thrilled to see the carrier pushing an update which includes Samsung Pay prior to its beta period, and a month before its expected launch. Samsung Pay is set to make its US debut on September 28, so its interesting to see the carrier push the update a month early. The change log for this update includes:
HTC is offering customers a $100 Google Play credit when purchasing an HTC One M9 now through October 31. Previously, HTC ran a similar promotion for customers who purchased a Verizon One M9, but this time it is not a Verizon exclusive deal. This time around, however, HTC is opening the promotion up to all carrier and unlocked models of the One M9.
The Pebble Time app for Android has been updated with some enhanced support for notifications. With this update, Pebble has added a notifications app which allows you to act on any notification that has not been dismissed from your paired phone. Additionally, notifications dismissed on your phone will now dismiss on your watch.
The Moto 360 is due for a refresh, and we have already seen it leak and even get teased by Motorola itself. Now, folks are reporting spotting the watch on the wrist of some lucky folks in Chicago, the hometown of Motorola's headquarters. With the original Moto 360 approaching the one year mark, it's likely that Motorola is readying an announcement.