Nexus 4 Reportedly Has Dialer Issues with Android 5.0 Lollipop


Android updates are typically met with an assortment of bugs, and the rollout of 5.0 Lollipop has been no different, if not worse, than previous updates. Over the past month, users across a wide range of Nexus devices, including the built-for-Lollipop Nexus 6 and 9, have reported issues with WiFi, sluggishness, app crashes, and more. If you have  Nexus 7, 9, or 10, there’s already a 5.0.1 update waiting for you.

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[Deal] Grab a Kindle Fire HDX 7″ LTE for 50% off with Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day


If you’re a Kindle Fire lover or an Android user who is aching to consume high quantities of Amazon-fed content, our friends in the Northwest are offering a fire sale (get it?!) on the 3rd generation Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch model, including the WiFi-only, 4G LTE, and 16 GB / 64 GB variants. Plus, you also have your choice of whether or not to include Amazon’s “Special Offers,” which means you get a discount for allowing Amazon to display ads on your lock screen.

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Word Lens Makes Its Debut In Upcoming Google Translate Update


Back in 2010, Quest Visual launched an incredible app designed to use the smartphone camera to translate written text in a foreign language to the device owner’s language in real-time. Word Lens Translator would blur out the foreign language text and would replace over it with the new text in a similar font and size. Read more

Shadownrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut available in the Play Store (tablets only)


Last year, Shadowrun Returns made its way to Android tablets. This year, another installment of the franchise is doing the same. Shadownrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut is now available in the Play Store and, again, it is only for tablets. Developer Harebrained Schemes has packed the game with new missions, alternate endings, fresh music, and a touch-based interface. The game is a role playing game (RPG) that has players going through the year 2054 in a cyberpunk era. Germany has been diffused and and the shadowrunners are tasked with battling multiple factions while awaiting the possible return of Dragon Feurschwinge.

The game costs $6.99, but the quality makes it worth the investment. Hit the break for the trailer, gallery, and download links.

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Toshiba’s Shared Board is a 24-inch display running Jelly Bean


Some products just require a simple question: what were they thinking? This time around it is Toshiba being asked the all-important question. The company introduced the Shared Board (TT301) that is technically a tablet, but the display is massive for the category. The 24-inch display will be placed on a stand or mounted somewhere because it is certainly too large for traditional tablet use.

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Meizu announcing new handset tomorrow for young consumers


Meizu will be turning its attention to “young people.” The company’s vice president Li Nan informed the public in an interview with ZOL that a “quality smartphone” for the younger crowd is on the way. Its announcement will come tomorrow (on December 8). Nan did confirm that MX Mini models are not what is coming because Meizu does not feel a smaller size is necessary at this time.

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