Amazon’s range of Kindle Fire tablets will now be known as just Fire tablets in a bid to unify the device with the Fire TV and the Fire Phone. Since the first Kindle Fire tablet was launched, there has been some confusion among the customers over the company’s standalone eBook readers and Android tablets. This move will ensure that the Kindle moniker will be reserved for the company’s eBook readers and not every handheld device that it launches. The company only recently launched a new range of Fire tablets including...

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active smartphone on AT&T is receiving a minor update which fixes some bugs and brings updated Google apps. This is slightly odd as Google apps are available through the Play Store and are updated independently of the carrier or manufacturer. AT&T also mentions connectivity related improvements in the changelog. The update is 127MB in size, so you don’t necessarily need to be on a WiFi connection to download this. The update changes the build number to KOT49H.I537UCUCNH3. It is possible that the root...

Sony Mobile USA has scheduled a new event for the 9th of October, with the launch of at least one major Xperia smartphone and tablet on the agenda. This 90 minute event held in New York City could see the launch of the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact as well as the Z3 Tablet Compact. We already know that Verizon is one of the likely carriers to introduce the Xperia Z3 (as the Xperia Z3v), while T-Mobile won’t be too far behind either as it has launched Sony smartphones almost exclusively over the past couple of years. Sony has been virtually...

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 has been officially added to the CyanogenMod 11 support list, which means that owners of the device can now download nightlies and get updates from the team instantaneously. This is good news if you’ve been wanting to switch from Samsung’s TouchWiz UI to something like CM with the added perks of having bonus features that stock Android ROMs don’t offer. CyanogenMod 11 is already supported on the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, so only the Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 and the Note Pro 12.2 are missing from...

The HTC Droid DNA smartphone from Verizon is now receiving a security update bundled with a couple of minor UI tweaks. The update also patches the OpenSSL related vulnerabilities which were recently discovered on Android. Among the other changes included in the update are changes to the battery and WiFi status indicator, Miracast support and the patching of the device root vulnerability issue. The update changes the software version to 4.09.605.5, so make a note of that if you are yet to see it on the Droid DNA. This is a standard...

Welcome to the 6th part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the HTC One M8. I know it has been quite some time since the last part was released and I apologize to who have been following this series. The reason for the delay is that the bulk of the emails sent to us deals with other models so we have to prioritize those. Anyway, in this part we will be resolving some of the latest issues our readers are facing with their phone. If you own an HTC One M8 or any other Android phone for that matter feel free to send us...

Following the leak of a mockup for the supposed new Nexus phone, an image has appeared online of a physical device. While the Nexus 5 has a screen size of 4.95 inches, this device supposedly has a screen size of 5.92 inches. On the right side of the device is the LG G3, showing that this device is much bigger than any Nexus phone previously. Similar to the Moto X, this new device has a ring flash around the camera. There’s no release date indicated yet, but with Android L coming next month, it is surely coming then. Source: XDA...

Hey guys, welcome to this week’s edition of our Samsung Galaxy S3 Problems series. It is one of the longest running support series on our site and this post is the 38th part. I addressed 5 problems, answered 4 questions and provided fixes to 4 errors, so feel free to skim through it to find out if your issues were addressed. You may send us an email if you have issues with your phone, address it to [email protected] We also have Facebook and Google+ pages that we use to answer questions. And if you really want to catch me,...