This is a surprise. Just now, the Moto X got an off-contract price cut on Moto Maker. The 16 GB model now costs $350 and the 32 GB model now costs $400. For both models, this is a $50 price cut from before. Since this is a sudden price drop, we don’t know how long this may last so you should take it up now. But if this is a permanent price drop, then the Moto X now costs the same as the Nexus 5. And since they are both off-contract, you won’t be tied to a certain carrier. Will you get a Moto X now? Source: Motorola via Android...

It is customary for manufacturers to provide plenty of freebies with smartphones to lure potential buyers into picking their offering. Most manufacturers of late have been doing this by offering free cloud storage either from Dropbox or Google Drive. And now, it seems like customers of the AT&T HTC One (M8) will have to wait until May to redeem their free cloud storage quota. Every unit of the HTC One (M8) sold comes bundled with 50GB of free Google Drive storage. But AT&T customers are now being told that a technical issue...

AT&T is very close to Verizon for matching their LTE coverage. Today, AT&T has expanded their LTE network to five new networks, making LTE coverage available for 280 million Americans. Here is the list of new networks: Ketchikan, Alaska Maui, Hawaii Cambridge, Ohio Meadville, Pa. Parkersburg-Marietta, W. Va. and Ohio AT&T also says that they will complete the LTE rollout sometime this summer, so look for more markets to pop up over the next few months. If you live in these areas, are you glad you’re now getting LTE? Source: AT&T via...

There are two versions of the Samsung Galaxy S3 carried by T-Mobile: the Original Galaxy S3 with model number T999 and the LTE version with model number T999L. This is the first of our T-Mobile Galaxy S3 Problems and Solutions series and based on problems we received from our readers, we may be publishing more articles like this as we address emails we received. If you own a Galaxy S3 from T-Mobile and has problems that you don’t know how to solve, please browse this post to see if I already addressed your concern. There are 10...

Samsung has released information on US availability of its Galaxy Tab4 lineup of Android tablets, which was made official in early April. The Galaxy Tab4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 will be available in the country on May 1st, with preorders to begin tomorrow. The three tablets will be priced at $199.99, $269.99 and $349.99, respectively – only the Wi-Fi model will be launched initially, though all four major carriers will launch LTE variants in the summer.  ...

As part of Google’s new Spring promotion on the Play Store, several paid apps are being offered with massive discounts starting today. Since some apps are not available everywhere, you might not be able to see them all in your location, so keep that in mind. Below are the apps which are selling for a discounted price now. The Room Two ($2.99) Anomaly 2 ($4.99) AaaaaAAaaaaa ($1) Clash Of The Puppets hack n slash ($1) The Dark Knight Rises ($0.99) Sprinkle Islands ($1) TowerMadness 2 ($1) Riptide GP2 ($1.99) 10000000 ($1.10) Ticket...

Samsung has announced the new Gear App Challenge which encourages developers to write apps for the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches. To make the contest more interesting for developers, the company is offering prize money and gifts worth $1.25 million to the best apps. The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo run on the Tizen OS while the popular Gear Fit smartwatch features a RTOS (Real-time Operating System), so this will only apply to the larger Gear smartwatches. This contest will certainly increase the number of available applications on the...

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is undoubtedly one of the most popular Android devices right now, but a new report suggests that the initial sales of the smartphone weren’t as high as one would have imagined. According to a chart published by Localytics, the Galaxy S5 made up for just 0.7% of all the Android smartphones sold during the one week period. This is despite the smartphone launching earlier than scheduled in South Korea. They even compared this figure with the iPhone 5s launch last year, which saw the device accounting for 1.1%...