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2 days ago

Twitter's new search API closed to third-party apps

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Remember that fancy new feature that allows you to search every tweet ever posted that Twitter announced last week? Well if you're one of the many users of third-party Twitter apps, prepare to be disappointed: Twitter's new search API won't be open to third-party clients, much to the frustration of developers.

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2 days ago

Here are the Galaxy Note 4 S-View Flip Cover contest winners!

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We asked for your favorite Galaxy Note 4 features for a chance to win one of two S-View Flip Covers, and now we have both winners picked out. We had well over 300 comments, but in the end it had to come down to two — see who won after the break.

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2 days ago

Google delivers reviews, in-store availability for product searches

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Google has rolled out a new feature in Google search to bring you more product information at a glance. In time for the holiday shopping season and Black Friday, when you search for a product, you'll find 360-degree views, detailed product information, and in-store availability. The feature is starting to roll out to smartphone and tablet owners this week.

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2 days ago

The latest Humble Mobile Bundle for Android centers on Crescent Moon Games

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The latest Humble Mobile Bundle collection offers up a bunch of Android games under the "pay what you want" model. However, this one has a couple of extra wrinkles. One is that it centers on titles published by Crescent Moon Games. The other is that even more games will be added to the bundle when it reaches certain monetary goals.

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2 days ago

T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

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T-Mobile took a big step forward today in the realm of transparency over customer data allotments and throttling. A statement released by the FCC indicates that T-Mobile will begin providing a link to a speed test that will provide accurate results for users who have already been throttled for the month, rather than displaying potential network speeds as it currently does. In addition, the magenta carrier said it would be clearer about data throttling in its text alerts once users have gone over their high speed data cap for the month.

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2 days ago

Moto 360 now available with slim 18 mm silver and gold bands from Motorola

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As promised earlier this month, Motorola is now selling versions of its Android Wear-based Moto 360 smartwatch with slim 18 mm bands in silver and gold colors.

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2 days ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile gets in-flight texting in latest update

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A new mandatory update for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on T-Mobile US is rolling out right now. The software version is Android 4.4.2 with Baseband N900TUVUDNK3. The update adds T-Mobile's free in-flight texting features to the Note 3.

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2 days ago

Lollipop is now rolling out to the Verizon Moto X (2014)!

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Lollipop is now rolling out to the Verizon Moto X (2014)!

Attention Moto X (2014) users on Verizon, today is your day! An update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available! Initially we expected this would only be available for soak test participants on Verizon, but it seems that it's actually available to all users of the second-generation Moto X on Big Red.

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2 days ago

Design a theme for Cyanogen, win a phone

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The recently-launched Cyanogen Theme Showcase is searching for more themes, and they're turning to the community in contest form to get things rolling. The "Themes Design Challenge" invites users to create and submit themes using the web-based Cyanogen Themes Studio. But why would you do this? You could merely because you want to, or you could because Cyanogen will have a panel of judges picking the three best submitted and awarding them prizes.

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2 days ago

Save big on NVIDIA's Shield Tablet and Portable on Black Friday

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NVIDIA will offer online shoppers two special bundle deals for its Shield devices on "Black Friday", November 28. One of them is for the $399.99 32GB LTE version of the Shield tablet. NVIDIA will throw in a free Shield controller for Black Friday sales only. The controller is usually priced at $59.99 as an optional accessory.

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2 days ago

Get music accessories for 50% off from Motorola for a limited time

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In the run-up to Black Friday, Motorola is holding a sale on music accessories from their online store. Customers can get 50 percent off of headphones, speakers, and other products until 11:59pm ET tomorrow, November 25.

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2 days ago

Monument Valley's first expansion now available through Google Play

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Forgotten Shores, the expansion for popular puzzle game Monument Valley, is now available on Google Play. The update has been available through the Amazon Appstore since last week. Forgotten Shores adds eight new levels of mind-bending puzzels for an in-app purchase of $1.99.

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2 days ago

Motorola Droid Turbo gets new blue color at Best Buy

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The Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon is now available from Best Buy in a new blue color, a change of pace from the black or red normally available for the device. The new color is available exclusively from the big box retailer, with the same $199.99 starting price.

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3 days ago

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 get an update for Chinese language support

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Heads up, T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 users, you have an update waiting. This update weighs in at a decent 128.37MB and brings Chinese language support to your giant smartphone.

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3 days ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 24

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.

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