Right after Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha handset, it was made clear that the device was part of a series with many such devices to come in the future. We’re now coming across the specs sheet of one of these new Galaxy Alpha smartphones, known as the Samsung SM-A300. And much like the Galaxy Alpha, the smartphone is shown to be packing a midrange hardware. The design principles of the smartphone is expected to be unchanged as well. GFXBench reveals that the smartphone is packing a 4.8 inch 960 x 540 resolution display, a 1.2...

If you’re looking to get a Chromecast but have been skeptical to make the jump yet, this new promo from Best Buy should convince you to some extent. As per this deal, the retailer will offer two units of the Google Chromecast for just $55, bringing the price to $27.50 a pop, down from $35. The Chromecast has seen multiple price reductions in the past, but this one from Best Buy is easily the most attractive. The retailer offered the same deal in August, so it’s not a first for Best Buy. Now for those thinking about the utility...

Welcome to the 29th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. I know there are a lot of readers out there waiting for this part as we’ve been receiving lots of emails lately regarding this device. In this 29th part we will do our best to address the latest emails we have received. As you read through the various issues you may notice that some will seem similar to the previous issues we have addressed. We still accommodate these issues since we aim to provide a more personalized experience...

The Verizon branded LG G2 has started receiving a firmware update from the carrier which is expected to bring support for the much awaited VoLTE networks. Verizon is expected to launch the service anytime now, so it’s only fair that one of its key flagships from last year is getting an update carrying support. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the only other device on the network to support this feature. The update changes the firmware version to VS98025B and brings a bunch of other changes to the fore as well. The complete changelog...

Boost Mobile’s version of the Moto G has been cleared to receive the Android 4.4.4 update starting today. The Sprint subsidiary has already begun the update rollout to devices and should finish by the end of the week. Among the noticeable changes include an all new dialer, the ability to pause midway through a video recording and the addition of the new Motorola Alert app. Apart from these changes and a few bug fixes, there won’t be any major changes to the system, so don’t expect a new UI or something along those lines. Considering...

HTC started making its core apps available on the Play Store so that it gets easier to fix bugs or add new features if and when necessary. And joining the likes of BlinkFeed, Gallery, Sense TV and Clock is the company’s default Lock Screen app which has just made its way to the Play Store. As other apps from the manufacturer, this one too is only compatible with HTC devices, so you’re not in luck if you own a non-HTC handset. The lockscreen is pretty much the same as you would find on a One M8 or a Desire 816, so there are...

Fans of the long awaited Moto 360 smartwatch will be delighted to know that the smartwatch has finally made a reappearance on Best Buy’s online website. Both the silver and black versions of the smartwatch are available for purchase today from the retailer. As expected, the smartwatch went out of sale pretty quickly during initial availability, so there are quite a few fans out there who haven’t managed to get their hands on the Moto 360. The smartwatch is expected to hit Best Buy’s retail locations from Sep. 14, so...

A new report suggests that HTC has not backed out of its smartwatch plans completely, with its first Android Wear smartwatch expected to arrive in early 2015. Last week, it was said that the Taiwanese manufacturer has temporarily ditched its plans to launch an Android Wear offering due to the amount of competition it faces in the market. However, it is now being said that the manufacturer hasn’t given up but has merely postponed the launch of the wearable. With the likes of the LG G Watch R, the ASUS ZenWatch as well as the...