Google I/O Registrations Are Now Closed, Lottery Winners Notified On Monday April 21st

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

nexusae0_io_thumb_thumbThe procrastinators out there have missed their chance to (maybe) give Google $900 for a ticket to Google I/O this year. The registration window is closed, but we don’t yet know who’s going. That news will hit this coming Monday.

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The morning of April 21st, Google expects to alert the winners of I/O slots via email. At that time, they will pay up the registration fee and all will be well.

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Android 4.4 KitKat Update Coming: Verizon Galaxy S4 Rollout Projected For May 2

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

Many U.S. carriers updated their Galaxy S4 models to Android 4.4 KitKat up to two months ago, but Verizon customers may have to wait at least two …

Official CyanogenMod Support Arrives For The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7" And 8.9", First Nightlies Up

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

Cyanogen-ThumbAmazon’s Kindle Fire HD tablets are very affordable, and the hardware is pretty compelling. It’s just a crying shame that the Fire OS powering the device doesn’t quite have the feature set that we enthusiast have come to expect. But that’s nothing a little ROM action can’t address, and CyanogenMod has just the solution – nightlies for the Kindle Fire HD 7″ and 8.9.”

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The builds currently available show up as experimental because they were produced on demand, but regular nightlies are due out starting today.

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AT&T Boosts Prepaid GoPhone Plans With More Data And Tethering At No Charge

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

gophone_logoAT&T is looking to make its prepaid service a bit more competitive with the options from carriers like T-Mobile and various MVNOs. The new GoPhone plans include increased data caps and free WiFi tethering. The best part – current customers get the upgrade automatically with no increased charge.

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Here are the plan alterations listed by AT&T.

  • Increased data from 2 to 2.5 GB for $60 a month + enabled Wi-Fi hotspot capability + unlimited talk
  • Increased data from 250 to 500MB for $40 a month + 500 minutes of talk
  • New plan (Wal-mart only) with 1GB of data for $45 a month + unlimited talk
  • WiFi hotspot included

There is also a new basic phone plan with unlimited data, talk, and text for $45 per month.

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One in three Android apps on non-Google stores are malicious, study finds

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

The news illustrates a long-running problem for Android: the system's … point of Android is that the OS will run apps downloaded from other stores.

[Deal Alert] Free Lyft Ride Worth Up To $50 With This Promo Code For First Time Users

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

Lyft-ThumbWhy hail a cab when you can just use your phone? No, I don’t mean placing a call. With apps like Lyft and Uber, getting a ride, paying the driver, and ending up where you want to go continues to get easier and more affordable. But the trend, though growing, is still relatively new. That makes this Lyft offer just the ticket for newbies hesitant to give Lyft a go.

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Verizon Issues First HTC One M8 OTA Software Update (Version 1.55.605.2)

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

HTCOneM8-ThumbVerizon is ready to roll out its first software update to the HTC One M8. This comes less than a month after the device’s official launch, and it contains a general selection of fixes and enhances. Several connectivity issues appear to have been revolved, including some related to Bluetooth and syncing with the Dot View case.

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This update also adds the extreme power saving mode, which wasn’t present out of the box on US versions of the device.

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Android 4.4.2 Rolling Out To Verizon’s LG G2

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

179084-verizonlgg2titleVerizon takes its time getting updates out to devices, but today is finally the big day for owners of the LG G2 on Big Red. The OTA (version VS98024A) has started rolling out to devices, but don’t get too excited just yet – Verizon is pushing the update in phases.

#Android 4.4.2 KitKat is pushing out in phases to LG G2 devices http://t.co/4bIhLi2NXT

— Verizon Wireless (@VZWnews) April 18, 2014

When KitKat does show up on the G2, you’ll notice the now-mandatory white status bar icons and the new location menu.

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Android 4.4 KitKat Problems With Pop Up Errors Like 'com.android.phone Has Stopped' And Sim …

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

Android 4.4 KitKat Problems: For some users, since installing the update of the Android OS, huge battery drop problems have been experienced by a …

Android OTA: Device Updates & Firmware Report – April 18th Edition

April 18th, 2014 by admin No comments »

The more rugged version of the Galaxy S4, the Active, is getting the same Android 4.4.2 KitKat update that other Galaxy devices have gotten this week.