Author Archives: Cory Gunther


Google acquires Bump, a wireless data sharing company

This morning we've learned that the folks from Google have acquired another company, one which is actually pretty interesting. It's called Bump, and their CEO and founder David Lieb confirmed the news today on their site in a quick blog post. Bump is a bit like Android Beam or S-Beam for sharing files, although it's all done in the cloud.

BBM for Android leaked before release, doesn’t work yet

We're getting pretty close to what many would consider "the end of summer" which is when Blackberry Messenger for Android is set to finally be released. However for those who'd rather not wait this weekend the app has leaked in the flesh and is available for download as we speak. If all those leaks didn't convince you it was coming soon, this should do the trick.

LG G2 Review

LG decided to shake things up this year and release a stunning smartphone with a 5.2-inch display and buttons on the back. The LG G2 has officially landed on most US carriers, and today we're taking a detailed look at both the Verizon and AT&T variants. Most notably, we'll be running through the hardware and software, button changes on Verizon, and everything else you'd like to know. How does this flagship quad-core powerhouse stack up? Very well. Read on for our full thoughts.

Intel aims for wearables, hires ex Nike FuelBand and Oakley designers

Wearable computing looks to be the next big thing, whether we want it to be or not. With smartwatches like the Galaxy Gear and Omate TrueSmart, Google Glass eye wear, and more, everyone is taking notice. One that we've heard rumors about in the past is Intel, who's keeping a close eye on the smartwatch and wearable computing initiative. And now we've learned they just hired a few key components for their team.

LG G2 on Verizon and AT&T get easy root access

The LG G2 on both Verizon and AT&T are finally available this week. With Verizon opening up orders on their smartphone yesterday. For those curious as to if you'll be able to root the 5.2-inch quad-core powered smartphone, that's a yes. We already have an extremely simple root method for both carrier models, and more details can be found below.