Samsung just dropped off an awesome new app for Galaxy owners. Milk Music is now live and it’s a music streaming service that’s similar to Slacker and Pandora. It’s actually powered by Slacker and it’s basically a skinned version of the premium paid version of Slacker. The app can be downloaded now from the Google Play Store if you have a Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy Note 3, and Galaxy S4 Mini or Galaxy Mega. The press announcement with more details follows the break.
Heads up for our friends in India, the Nokia X is coming your way. Microsoft first Android phone will be launching on March 10th. The handset features dual-SIM card slots and entry-level specs. It’s pretty much a dumbed down version of Android with Microsoft replacing most of the Android parts with Nokia’s own apps and app store. It is an Android device so it can be rooted and you bring it back to its Android core. If you’re interested in this device, it will be an easy on the wallet and it’s probably worth a look.
Samsung’s upcoming family of devices is all centered on helping you get healthy. Another one of such devices has been spotted at the FCC. The S-Circle is likely the next version of the S-Band and it could launch alongside the Gear 2 watches and Gear Fit. Odds are this device doesn’t have a display or OS just like its predecessor and its primary function is a heart rate and blood pressure monitor. Samsung probably has a few more tricks up their sleeve for this device and it will guaranteed be the most affordable out of Samsung’s new wearable devices.
HTC is returning to its roots by launching all types of devices at every price point. This handset will likely be the most affordable out of the bunch and its launching this April in several regions. The HTC Desire 310 is official and it feature entry-level specs. It has a 4.5 inch 854×480 display, VGA FFC and a 5MP rear camera. There’s also 1GB of RAM, microSD card slot and it’s powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz processor. The handset will ship with Android 4.2.2 onboard. Jump past the break for more information in the full press release.
HP just released a new budget friendly tablet. The HP 8 is now live and it features entry-level specs for today’s tablets standards. It runs Android 4.2.2 and has a .3MP FFC and 2MP rear shooter. There’s also 1GB of RAM and 3800mAh battery. You can pick up the device now for just $169.99. The tablets get its name from its nearly 8 inch display. Its actual size is 7.85 inches and it has 16GB of internal storage.
Motorola is making it easier for you to show your school pride with the release of this version of the Moto X. the College Collection of devices is now live in the Moto Maker. You can choose from 40 different colleges and more will be added soon. The device can also be paired with a clear case to help protect you from rubbing off the schools logo. The handset is now available for $399 and if you’re in college, you can get one for just $349 and those are off contract prices. Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re in the market for a cheap entry-level device with pretty good features, this might be your device. LG has officially announced the L90 smartphone. It features a 5MP camera, 1.2GHz quad-core processor and it has a 4.7 inch display. Russia will get the device first and it should hit other regions at a later date. There’s no mention of a US launch but we should see this device at some point this year. The full press release with more information follows the break. Read the rest of this entry »
Samsung announced a new family of Gear smart watches and at that time pricing wasn’t confirmed. We still don’t have any solid confirmation from Samsung directly but Sammobile is a very reliable source and they have us covered. Apparently the devices will keep along the same lines of pricing as the original. The Gear 2 will be 299 euro and the Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit will be 199 euro. The pricing will likely be $299 and $199 when the watches launch in the US. We’re waiting for Samsung to confirm this price scheme, which could come in the next few days. Read the rest of this entry »
Sprint began updating their Samsung lineup with the Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy Note 3 up first for the Android 4.4.2 update. The Galaxy S 3, Galaxy Tb 3, Galaxy Mega, Galaxy S 4 Mini and the Galaxy Note 2 will be receiving the update soon. Sprint isn’t ready to tell us an exact release date for the updates but they are in the pipeline. Take a jump past the break to find out what’s included in the update. Read the rest of this entry »
Google Play Games version 1.5 is slowly making its way to devices. The update brings a slightly new look into play and also a few needed enchantments to make the service useful. You can now see invitations for multiplayer games, see that’s playing the game and search for fun games with Find Games. You can click here to see if the update is available to you in the Google Play Store. If not, just keep checking and it will be there soon. Read the rest of this entry »