This is easily the best cheap phone you can get. The Motorola Moto G is now just $149 from Republic Wireless without a contract for the 8 GB model. Republic Wireless is a unique MVNO that uses both VOIP calls over Wifi and Sprint’s network for roaming. If you need more than 8 GB of storage, the 16 GB model is also just $30 more, for $179. That’s the normal price of the 8 GB model, so this is a great deal. Republic Wireless’ plans start at $25 per month for unlimited calling, texts, and 3G data. You can also get 4G...

It has been rumored recently that Google’s Calendar app for Android could soon get a major overhaul, but while we’re waiting for that to happen, Google has decided to update the app with a couple of new and useful features. The nicest addition in the new version is that the app will now suggest nearby locations when adding a new event, instead of only showing locations of your contacts from your address book. ...

Last month, Sony announced that they would update select older Xperia Z smartphones and tablets sometime in Q2 2014 to Android 4.4 KitKat. Today they have provided an update to their schedule and it won’t be slipping. Today Sony has updated their product pages for the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z devices. According to the updated schedule, Sony will start to roll out KitKat out to these devices sometime in May. It probably won’t be towards the beginning of the month, so look for it towards the end of next month.   As...

It looks like more and more Android manufacturers are seeing sense in putting their proprietary apps on the Play Store in order to provide quicker updates without the need of a firmware update. Sony isn’t exactly a stranger to this tradition, and today, the Japanese manufacturer has decided to release its Xperia keyboard on Google Play.  ...

For those looking for a free device on a two-year contract with Verizon can now pick up the LG Lucid 3, the latest in the carrier’s Lucid lineup. The handset will be free with a two-year agreement (along with a $12.49 monthly fee for 24 months), and will retail for $299.99 when bought outright. ...

Samsung’s marketing department might be taking some funny jabs at Amazon’s Kindle tablets, but when it comes to business, the two companies have decided to join hands. Amazon has announced that it is releasing a custom-built Kindle book store for Samsung’s Galaxy devices, starting with the Galaxy S5 and later for existing smartphones and tablets running Android 4.0 and above, for users in over 90 countries. As part of the deal, referred Galaxy owners will be given up to 12 free eBooks a year, with the option to select...

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will not launch until the end of Q3 2014, but rumors regarding its alleged hardware are already making the rounds across the internet. According to Samsung’s SVP of Global Product Strategy, Hankil Yoon, the upcoming Galaxy Note will feature a new form factor. While he failed to elaborate what the design would be like, it is likely that he’s referring to the YOUM flexible display that the company has been developing in its research labs for a couple of years now. The three sided YOUM display allows...

The Nexus 5 can do a lot of things right, but its camera options are severely limited, although the launch of the Google Camera has helped greatly with editing and post processing options. But those willing to get more out of the camera from the premier Google flagship will now be pleased to know that some developers over at XDA have successfully ported the camera app from the LG G2 onto this device. Running this new camera app will require users to have root access with a custom recovery installed, so it’s not for rookies. Some...