HTC One M9 owners who live in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) will begin seeing the Android 5.1 update hitting their devices beginning August 4. Graham Wheeler, HTC's Product and Service Director of EMEA tweeted information about the update.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Sprint is now receiving its Android 5.1.1 update. Weighing in around 615MB in size, the update also brings along some performance improvements and new multi window features. At this time, Sprint has yet to post an official change log with all of the changes found in this build.
Kodak has released an update for its Moments app, which now lets you share, edit, and print photos all from one location. No longer do you need a separate app to print using one of Kodak's Picture Kiosks, instead you can do it from the same place that you just edited that new photo.
Best Buy is offering a one-day savings on the Amazon Fire TV Stick, dropping the price of this streaming accessory to only $24.99. The streaming media accessory usually retails for $39, but Best Buy has placed it as a Deal of the Day, along with a $15 savings.
The YotaPhone 2 won't be making its way to the US, even after the company successfully funded the mission on Indiegogo. In an update sent to backers, Yota Devices has revealed that the logistics of getting the phones in the hands of the US backers would take far too long.
Google has lowered the minimum purchase price for apps from its Google Play Store in India to Rs. 10, making apps even more affordable to users. As India continues to be a huge area of growth for the company, Google wanted to be sure to new audiences were able to be reached. As Android becomes more popular in the country, the demand for apps continues to grow as well.
Silent Circle, the company behind the Blackphone, has announced that it has joined Google's Android for Work program, along with its newest smartphone. The Blackphone 2 will be the company's first product for the program, as it looks to offer customizable solutions while still focusing on privacy and security.
Pebble has provided another update in regards to the Pebble Time Steel shipments, and the company has stated that backers should start receiving shipping information in the first week of August. The smartwatches have left the production facility on July 27, and are making their way to the distribution points now.
Our very own Russell Holly got to join the TWiT team and talk OnePlus 2 on Tech News 2Night 391, and you can watch the replay now. We have already shared a number of thoughts about the phone already, but can you ever really have too much discussion? While some are bummed about the lack of NFC support, the demand is still high for this upcoming phone, and Russell breaks it all down for us.
Google has added the Razer Serval Gaming Controller to its lineup in the Google Store for $79. While there are already a few gaming controllers available, like the Gamepad for Nexus Player, the Razer Serval has a dedicated holder for your phone built in. The controller is the same one that comes included in the Razer Forge TV Gaming Bundle, except now you can grab just the controller for half...
The Moto G 2015 is now official — and available — and here is where you can buy one. Motorola's latest budget phone packs quite a mean punch for an affordable price, and is likely to be something that will interest many. Featuring a 5-inch 1280x720 display, the phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz, with 1GB or 2GB of RAM depending on which model...
Following its recent Material Design update, the folks at HipChat are back with another big update for Android users. Included in this update is the addition of Android Wear and GIFV file support, along with rounded avatars to bring even more personalization to the app.
Using the simple 'OK Google' voice command, you can now send messages through Whatsapp, Viber, WeChat, and a variety of other apps. Sometimes, you just don't want to pick up the phone and type out a reply, and now you don't have to. You have been able to send Hangouts messages using your voice already, so the expansion is great to see.
Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are now offering new $5 and $10 data pack add-ons, allowing you to affordably add more data when you need it. With these new offerings, customers who are nearing their limit, or want to use a little more data, can add an extra 1GB or 2GB for the month. For $5, half of what most carriers are charging, you can add 1GB of high-speed data, while $10 a month gets you...
Motorola has announced two new Bluetooth headsets, the Moto Pulse and Moto Surround. Both sets of headphones are available starting today, with pricing at $59 and $69 respectively. The Moto Pulse offers up to 18 hours of playtime per charge, and fits over the ears. They are great for travel, and fold flat. The Moto Surround is the company's waterproof offering, that fits in the ear. This set...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has been no stranger to the camera, but the latest set of shots show it off in some high-resolution glory. Earlier we got a blurry look at the gold variant, and now we can see the blue in all its glory. The two sets of pictures show a very similar phone, with the S-Pen tucked into the bottom right corner of the phone, and the Galaxy S6 style camera bulge.
T-Mobile is now pushing Android 5.1 to the HTC One M9, bringing along some battery enhancements for the phone. Bumping up to software version 2.7.531.6, the update brings a few other noted changes as well. In addition to Android 5.1, T-Mobile makes note of this build bringing Android Anti-theft as well as Google Wallet.
T-Mobile is pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S6, and Galaxy S6 edge, which is said to bring along some battery improvements. One of the top complaints about both of these phones has been battery life, and that Samsung had decided make the battery non-removable, but hopefully this helps make that a little less of a headache.
With the official OnePlus 2 announcement coming on July 27, through virtual reality, OnePlus has released its OnePlus 2 Launch app in Google Play. In addition to releasing its new app, the OnePlus team is now opened its reservation list for invites. The app itself is very basic, its essentially just a launcher for the stream, where the new phone will be announced. You can watch the announcement...
Google is celebrating the Chromecast's second birthday with a free movie rental offer for owners. Whether you currently own a Chromecast, or are looking to purchase one, you have until December 31, 2015 to redeem the offer.