LG announces Tone Active Bluetooth headset for working out

LG tone activeLG has announced a new headset in their Tone line of Bluetooth headsets called the Tone Active. Like the name implies, this headset is geared towards someone wanting a durable pair of headphones to work out with.

The Tone Active features a lightweight design just like the original LG Tone headset, but it’s also IPX3 certified for water and sweat resistance. It boasts up to 9.5 hours of music playback with all of the features you’d expect from a high end Bluetooth headset. Read more

Get the summertime Lifeguard and Diver collectibles while supplies last


Summer is in full throttle and there is no better way to commemorate it than with the latest Android figurines from Andrew Bell and Dead Zebra. This set, titled Android Mini Summer 2015, includes two Android figurines that both entail staples of the season. It comes with the Lifeguard and Diver, each with their own unique features. The Lifeguard has a whistle accessory and the Diver has a shark fin accessory.

Read more

Samsung and Apple in advanced talks to join e-SIM launch


One of the things we do when we get a new smartphone is to check whether it will accept the SIM card used in the previous device. Current SIM cards are ‘locked’ to a specific carrier and sometimes a different sized SIM card than previously used is required by the new device. Those requirements could become unnecessary when the e-SIM becomes available in the relative near future though.

Read more

Motorola may expand the Moto Maker club to include the upcoming Moto G (2015)


One of the great things about the Android operating system is being able to customize the software to our hearts content. There is absolutely no reason the layout on any two phones should appear the same unless it’s by design. Motorola offered even more freedom of choice when it released its Moto Maker customization tool allowing Moto X owners to customize their phones on the outside as well. Now it seems that Motorola is getting ready to expand Moto Maker to cover the upcoming Moto G (2015 edition).   Read more

The next Android Wear update brings interactive watch faces, watch to watch messaging and more


The Android Wear platform has been around for over a year now, and although it has come a long way since launching with the LG G Watch and Moto 360, we are looking forward to seeing it evolve even more. The next Android Wear update was originally scheduled to be released on July 28th, but this has now been postponed to an unspecified date in August. This doesn’t mean that we have to wait to find out about some of the alleged new features though.

Read more