Author Archives: Cory Gunther


Chromecast back in stock on Google Play, ships tomorrow

When Google announced their Chromecast media-streaming dongle back at the end of July, it was met with tons of excitement. So much in fact, that they've been having a rather tough time keeping it in stock. It's been sold out and in and out of the Google Play Store for a few months, not to mention Amazon and Best Buy having the same troubles. Today though, Google finally has more.

LG Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat tipped for October 14th release date

Google shocked everyone when they announced and confirmed the next version of Android wouldn't be 5.0, and instead we'd see a minor bump to Android 4.4 KitKat. That was followed up with our first look at the LG Nexus 5 which leaked on accident, and recent FCC filings have shared all the physical details we need. Now, all we're waiting for is a release date and more 4.4 details, a few of which we'll talk about below.

Vodafone Germany hacked with over 2 million accounts compromised

Bad news has arrived this afternoon from the folks at Vodafone Germany. The carrier has confirmed that a hacker has stole data and account information on roughly 2 million customers. In a recent server attack in which the company says could have been an inside job, authorities are now hard at work trying to sort out all the details.

Gold HTC One appears on the heels of iPhone 5s

Custom colors are all the rage right now for smartphones. From Motorola offering a completely customizable Moto X, to the iPhone 5c announced earlier this week with multiple color options. However, now that Apple unveiled their new Gold iPhone 5S, we're starting to see pictures emerge of an HTC One sporting a similar color.

Gameloft’s Total Conquest coming to Android later this month

Back at E3 Gameloft revealed plenty of their upcoming games and titles for Android, and one that was pretty popular is a new game called Total Conquest. With a similar feel to games we've seen before, you'll be able to build, train, and control an entire Roman Empire and Army. Today they've confirmed it will launch later this month.