Google Play Music updated, UI and album art take center stage

Google has released an update for the free Google Play Music app, touting that this new version is now "harder, better, faster, stronger" in a nice little homage to Daft Punk. Version 4.3.606 of the Google Play Music app adds a reworked user interface, with transport controls now appearing on the action bar. It addition to the tweaked UI, this update also adds new Now Playing functionality, allowing users to queue up and rearrange songs.

Rumor: T-Mobile planning HTC G3 in the coming months

Recently we've been seeing a bit of news regarding some upcoming HTC devices. Reports of quad-core Tegra 3 devices with AT&T 4G LTE, and even a few tablets have been spotted. Today however new speculation has arrived mentioning that T-Mobile and HTC are teaming up yet again (for the third time) and will be releasing an HTC G3. The original G1 days -- good ol times with that clunky keyboard and updating to Cupcake.

Fuhu Nabi 2 tablet available for pre-order, launching July 22

The Fuhu Nabi 2 tablet is on the way to stores, and it's got your children square in its sights. It's available for pre-order now from sites like Wal-Mart, GameStop, and Best Buy, with it scheduled to launch at Target on July 22. The tablet, which it targeted at tiny humans, also comes with a tiny price: $199.

Auralux: A simple yet excellent new RTS game for Android

Lately Android and mobile games have all been about extremely impressive graphics, stunning visuals, or flying Angry Birds. Today however we have a brand new game that is as equally addicting, extremely simple, relaxing, and fun to play. It's called Auralux and it's a brand new simplified (in every way possible) real-time strategy game. From the developers that helped bring Max Payne and Grand Theft Auto III to Android, you'll want to check this this free game out.

Qualcomm Q3 report shows strong year-over-year gains

Qualcomm has released its financial results for Q3 2012, and even though the company is showing some losses from the last quarter, things are looking pretty great for Qualcomm year-over-year. Take, for instance, total revenue, which was down 6% from last quarter but made a 28% increase from the same time last year, coming it at a pretty solid $4.63 billion. We see something similar happening with Qualcomm's operating income, which sits at $1.38 billion for the quarter - that's a 9% decrease from last quarter but a 24% increase year-over-year.

Nexus 7 suffering from screen defects and separation

The brand new Nexus 7 tablet from Google and ASUS is a mighty fine tablet. Especially considering it only runs users $199 for such an awesome device. We love ours and you can see for yourself in our full review. Sadly it appears that like many products, a few users are having defects from manufacturing. We are hearing multiple reports that the Nexus 7 screen is separating from the body, or lifting up causing it to creak a little.