We’ve just reviewed the Phone-Buddy, an extremely portable smartphone stand that also serves as an earphone tidy, and came away more than a little impressed by both its versatility and value of just £3.99 ($6.19) that includes free shipping. If you haven’t gotten around to ordering one for yourself just yet, you are in luck as we have 25 Phone Buddy’s to giveaway to our UK readers.
Makers of the popular Pebble wearable announced the new Pebble Time smartwatch in February this year via Kickstarter. After reaching its $20 million funding goal in no time, the company had promised to start shipping out products by May. Read more
Sony’s Xperia Z3 Plus smartphone along with the Xperia M4 Aqua handset could be released in the Indian markets next week if a new report is anything to go by. The company has started sending out invites for an event on May 26, with the teaser clearly hinting at a water resistant device. Read more
HTC’s stock mail application has now made its way to the Google Play Store, making it easier for the company to update it whenever necessary. This follows a long list of HTC apps such as BlinkFeed, Gallery etc that are already available in the Play Store. Read more
Best Buy’s eBay shop has put up a fantastic deal on Dell’s well-equipped Venue 8 7000 tablet, shaving $50 off the list price. You can pick up the very capable 8.4-inch tablet for just $349.
The tablet is in new condition, sports 16 GB of internal storage, a 2560 x 1600 screen, and a speedy Intel Atom processor. It’s running Android Lollipop and offers one of the more compelling 8-inch Android tablet options, especially if you’re not a fan of Samsung’s TouchWizzed Tab S line. Read more
We know AT&T is planning on completely doing away with traditional two-year contracts, but that leaves a good bit of confusion over what happens to customers who wouldn’t be approved for device financing but would normally be approved for the contract option. It looks like the carrier will be taking a page from T-Mobile’s playbook and will offer a down payment option with their Next 12 payment plan to take care of customers that don’t have the credit for normal Next finance plans. Read more
Google has updated their Hangouts app in Chrome with several new UI tweaks, bringing it more in line with how things look on Android. The material design influence is very apparent, and they’ve implemented a tabbed view for checking your recent conversations, active conversations, and the Hangouts dialer. Read more
Research firm Gartner has claimed that over 5.728 million units of the Google Chromebooks were sold last year, speaking volumes about the success of the platform. It is said that 72 percent of these units were sold or offered to educational institutions, which is encouraging news for Google. Read more
Right after the Nexus 6 was launched last year, reports suggested that the dimple containing the Motorola logo on the back of the smartphone was originally supposed to house a fingerprint scanner. But unfortunately, Google was believed to have changed its mind at the very last minute. Read more
T-Mobile defines itself as “America’s fastest growing wireless company,” and it’s doubling down on that claim by opening a new customer care facility in Birmingham, Alabama. But don’t take our word for it. Behold, the wonderful, self-congratulatory world of press releases!
Amazon Game Studios today announced a new action adventure title for Fire phones, Fire tablets, iPhone and iPads, Til’ Morning’s Light.