Motorola’s widely popular budget handset, the Moto E will soon make its way to Republic Wireless according to a new announcement from the carrier. Although there’s no clarity on when the smartphone will be up for grabs, Republic Wireless claims that the handset will be available starting October. The popular prepaid carrier will sell the smartphone with a variety of data and voice plans to attract prospective buyers. Below is the pricing structure announced by Republic Wireless: Unlimited talk, text, and data on WiFi only...

T-Mobile has officially announced the arrival of the ZTE ZMAX on its network starting Sep. 24. The smartphone will be an exclusive with the carrier in the U.S. and will set you back by $10.50 per month for a period of two years or $249.99 upright. T-Mobile’s subsidiary, MetroPCS, will also start selling the smartphone later this year. So what’s exactly special with the ZTE ZMAX? Well for starters, it is almost the same size as the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with its 5.7 inch panel, although the resolution is only 720p. The device...

Sony appears to be in trouble with the company’s yearly earnings estimates seeing a revision yet again this year. Due to the faltering sales of its midrange devices, Sony is expecting losses of close to $1.7 billion or 180 billion Yen. It’s a significant loss for the Japanese manufacturer and has caused great concern among the ranks. Sony realistically acknowledges the fault in its ways by attributing the dismal performance to the “significant change in the market and competitive environment of the mobile business.”...

As the new Moto X starts reaching the customers’ hands, Motorola has brought four of its core apps to the Play Store, which will make it easier for the company to update them whenever necessary. Owners of the 2014 Moto X will find Moto Actions, Moto Display, Motorola Sensor Services and the Moto app listed on the Play Store, with notifications appearing whenever am update is required (if auto-download is turned off). Moto Display is a new version of the company’s Active Display app from last year’s devices, but it’s...

While the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus may be the first devices on Verizon with support for making voice calls over LTE and HD Voice, Android devices are not being left out. Verizon is now pushing out an update to users of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and LG G2 to make them VoLTE compatible. Verizon is calling their variant of VoLTE “Advanced Calling 1.0.” Despite the name, it’s still voice over LTE. And while your voice calls are going over the data network, Verizon will be billing you for voice minutes and not data usage. If you...

With the Moto X now officially available for pre-order, it’s natural Motorola would create new ads for the device. The three different commercials show off the listening capabilities of the phone as well as the new 13 MP rear camera. In the ads, Motorola shows that with Moto Assist, you can get the Moto X to read messages aloud and reply to them with your voice while in the car. Motorola is also showing off the flick gesture with the camera to quickly activate it from anywhere. If you want to pre-order your own Moto X, you can...

Looking for a good deal on the HTC One M8? eBay is now offering the 32GB model from AT&T for just $389.99. This is the unlocked and refurbished model of the handset, which explains the low price. But since it’s coming directly from the manufacturer, customers can be assured that they’re getting the best unit for the price. Getting the brand new HTC One M8 from AT&T will set you back by $669.99, so this is a considerable amount of savings for the customers. Buyers can pick from Gunmetal Grey and Amber Gold color variants...

With Google inching closer towards the launch of the Android L operating system, we are expecting to see some major design changes to its core apps. Google is expected to be making these changes keeping the Material Design philosophy in mind. Today, we’re getting a first glimpse of the version 5.0 update of the Play Store thanks to a fresh batch of leaked screenshots accessed by Android Police. Needless to say, the app has been designed with Material Design elements, which is basically more colorful than what we see today. But...