A year ago today, Google unveiled and started to sell the Chromecast. The $35 dongle has been used to cast content over 400 million times since it was launched and has been widely praised for its ease-of-use. The Chromecast, of course, lets you cast content from any compatible apps and services, including Netflix, HBO Go, YouTube, and many more to your HDTV. Google touts the improvements as such. “We’ve added hundreds of your favorite apps, including WatchESPN, Pandora, Hulu Plus, HBO GO and PBS Kids; announced new features...

Verizon Wireless has officially started selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 starting today. The tablet can be snatched up for $459.99 without a contract or $359.99 if you’re willing to get it on a two year agreement. Customers can purchase the tablet using Verizon Edge as well. The tablet can be added to the More Everything plan for an extra $10 per month. The Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 comes with a 1280 x 800 resolution display, a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 16GB of storage, 1.5GB of RAM, a 3.15-megapixel camera on the back, 4G LTE,...

The HTC One M8 will be soon available in two more colors – Red and Pink. The two new color variants are only available in the UK for the time being through O2 and Carphone Warehouse respectively. The Red model will be sold through O2 starting August 7 and the Pink version will also be available on the same day through Carphone Warehouse with pre orders starting tomorrow. Customers who pre order the Pink One M8 through the retailer will also get a free HTC Dot View case along with it. Since only these two retailers in the UK...

The OnePlus One runs on a custom build of Android developed by the Cyanogen team. And today, OnePlus has officially given users the option to flash the stock Android 4.4.4 ROM for the smartphone. This will have no special features that was seen on the CM11S version of OnePlus One, so you might find the experience a bit different if you’re coming from the default ROM on the OnePlus One. It’s good to know that the makers are offering the option of flashing the latest version of Android until the Cyanogen team finishes working...

While we’ve already published more than 20 parts of our Samsung Galaxy S4 Problems series, we would like to provide support to our readers who cannot get support from their respective carriers or service providers. Hundreds of our readers from the U.S. are subscribers of the four biggest wireless companies, however, they prefer to contact us to ask questions. We’re cool with that. In fact, we’re open to everybody regardless of the brand of the phone or service provider. For those who have problems with their phones,...

The Android 4.4.3 update is now rolling out to the unlocked variants of the HTC One M8, just a few days after the Sprint version got the update. Don’t be alarmed by the version of Android as HTC promises this update has all the OpenSSL fixes related to Android 4.4.4. So in theory, the update is only Android 4.4.3 in name and Android 4.4.4 in terms of actual functionality, which means users can breathe a sigh of relief. The update is a touch over 529MB in size, so it is advised to be connected on a WiFi network before downloading...

Bigger is better. That’s a nutshell description of the recent mobile market trend favoring size over palpable “innovation”, which some tried to enforce as a rule for future “evolution”. But it didn’t really catch on as an ultimate dictum. Instead, many nuanced it, envisioning a world of not just super-sized gadgets, but giants with a gentler, more sensible side. I’m talking of course about cost friendliness, and while the above mentioned motto isn’t a foolproof recipe for success yet, the following equation is truly infallible:...

Welcome to the third part in this series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the HTC One M8. We have been preoccupied lately with Samsung devices that we have somewhat neglected other brands which is why we are featuring this model today. Truth be told, we receive lots of emails regarding Samsung devices compared to other brands. This is the reason why you see several Samsung related troubleshooting articles on our mailbag posts. Anyway, todays post is all about the M8. Several of our readers have sent us an email at [email protected]..