The U.S. Cellular variants of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 as well as the Galaxy Note 4 are now seeing updates which bring forth some camera related improvements along with a new dialer app. It seems like the update introduces some Google related changes as well. The Hangouts app is included by default now and so is the Ok Google hotword detection. Both of these features were previously available as well, but required users to manually enable them, so the update essentially makes lives a little easier for the users. Further, the...

Not more than two months ago, the Jolla Tablet went up on Indiegogo as a crowd funded tablet meant for the masses. Having long surpassed their initial goal, the makers have now announced a slightly modified version of the tablet, also on Indiegogo. This tablet will set you back by $249 and will start shipping out by May. So what’s exactly different with this tablet? Well for starters, it comes with 64GB of internal storage now, up from 32GB. There’s a microSD card slot in there as well, which will let you add cards of up to...

With OnePlus set to unveil something later today at their “Back To Basics” event, they are also teasing another upcoming announcement to happen on February 12. OnePlus is going to announce their own ROM for Android, which they call the OxygenOS. There’s no word on what will be in this new ROM, but notably it’s a departure from OnePlus’s current use of Cyanogenmod from Cyanogen. That said, OnePlus and Cyanogen haven’t exactly seen eye to eye in their partnership. While OnePlus has already been struggling...

As part of Google’s financial call for the Q4 of 2014, they also revealed some interesting tidbits about the Chromecast, their streaming stick, which has been out since July 2013. According to Google CBO Omid Kordestani, they just surpassed the milestone of users pressing the Cast button one billion times. Chromecast usage has also increased by 60% since the device launched, no doubt due to the number of apps now supporting the service. Also, according to numbers shared to Google by the analyst group NPD, the Chromecast is was...

Being a public company, Google is required to disclose their earnings to investors. Last quarter was Q4 of 2014 (October-December) and Google says that they made $18.1 billion in Q4 and $66 billion as a whole for the entirety of 2014. Here is a breakdown of their finances for Q4: 2014 revenues of $66 billion, up 19 percent year-over-year Q4 revenues of $18.1 billion, up 15 percent year-over-year Q4 net income of $4.76 billion, up from $3.18 billion in 2013 Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $6.91, up from $4.95 in 2013 Capital expenditures...

Welcome to the 23rd part in our series of troubleshooting guides dedicated to the HTC One M8. This is one of the best Android smartphone models released by HTC to date and with the Lollipop update the device gets a refresh. Generally speaking, this model doesn’t really have that much issues. Those issues that do occur can often be resolved by a quick reboot or by following a series of troubleshooting steps. In this latest installment of the series we will tackle some of the latest issues our readers are experiencing. If you own an HTC...

With HTC having rolled out Android Lollipop to the HTC One M8 across Europe and for Unlocked and Developer Edition models, North American carrier-bound devices have not gotten Lollipop yet. But now HTC One M8 users in Canada can get Lollipop as an over-the-air update, starting now for Bell, SaskTel, and WIND Mobile. Starting February 2nd, next Monday, customers on Rogers and Telus will also be able to get Lollipop. There’s no word on when the update will also come to the US carrier-branded models, but with HTC getting close...

The Google Play Store is undoubtedly one of the most popular mobile app hubs in the world as evidenced by the number of Android users out there. Thanks to the vast user base enjoyed by the Play Store, new findings have revealed that the Android app hub dominated Apple’s iOS App Store as far as gross downloads were concerned. However, Apple was still on top in terms of overall revenue made by the App Store which is more than 60% compared to what the Play Store generated. This tells the true story of Android where marketshare means...