Author Archives: Cory Gunther


Google Drive update adds pull-to-refresh and new shortcuts

This week we're seeing another update to one of Google's popular apps. After Maps received a large update, they're now busy with Drive. The last update to Google Drive was back in May but this newest version is bringing all sorts of improvements. Even though the changelog simply lists bug fixes. Read on to see what's new.

LG G Pad 8.3 tipped to compete with the Nexus 7, priced at $299

LG is aiming right at the new Google Nexus 7 with their G Pad tablet in terms of specs, and if the latest reports are accurate it sounds like they'll do the same with the price. After announcing their first tablet in years, the LG G Pad 8.3 earlier this month with no details on a price, today we're hearing the impressive well-rounded Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean tablet might launch for just $299.

Verizon HTC One drops to $49 at Best Buy, Blue model included

After months of waiting the Verizon HTC One finally was released last month. And now for those who waited, an excellent deal has just appeared worth mentioning. The folks from Best Buy are offering up Verizon's HTC One for only $49, and that includes the brand new exclusive Metallic Blue color option as well.

Nexus 7 LTE disappears from the Google Play Store

Just last Monday Google finally released their brand new and impressive 2013 Nexus 7 to the Google Play Store with the option for 4G LTE, after over a month of WiFi only sales. With many patiently waiting to snag the LTE model we were glad to see it finally arrive. Fast forward to today however, just one week later, and it's no longer available.

LG Nexus 5 pictures and video hit the web

This afternoon we're getting our first look at the LG Nexus 5 out and in the wild. Well, in the wild aside from the accidentally leaked image from Google's Android 4.4 KitKat statue unveiling earlier this month. A few videos and a trio of images have leaked, and we're getting some terrible video and our first solid look in pictures of the front and rear of the new smartphone.

HTC struggles to keep up, lays off 20% of US workforce

Our friends from HTC have seen some better days. And we hope they see them again. This weekend we learned some rather terrible news as the struggling smartphone manufacturer who has continued to decline as of late just let go of roughly 20% of the staff in the US. Despite a successful and popular HTC One smartphone launch, things aren't rebounding as well as planned.