Author Archives: Nate Swanner


AllCast is now live on the Amazon App Store

It’s official: you can cast anything to your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to Koushik Dutta and his tireless work on AllCast, the app is now available for the latest streaming TV box. With it, you can stream movies from just about anywhere to your Fire TV.

Flo wants to make you a better driver, free of charge

A new Android app promises to help make you a better driver, but also wants to do so without having you pay for hardware sometimes associated with driving apps. Flo is an app that wants to do what many others before it have attempted, but requires little more than the app itself. Unlike competitors like Automatic, there is no expensive dongle to buy.

Motorola may have another mid-range smartphone, the Moto E

Looking for a new mid-range phone? If the Moto G isn’t what you’re looking for, it seems as though Motorola may be ready to launch another low-cost device soon. Recent reports suggest a device named the Moto E will follow in the footsteps of it’s predecessors, and solve a complaint held by some in slimming down a touch.  

AT&T adds more data, hotspot feature to GoPhone plans

AT&T has introduced more data for some GoPhone plans, following in the footsteps of rival T-Mobile. The updated data scheme doesn’t raise cost for consumers, either, as all plan pricing stays as-is. In addition to the new data plans, AT&T is rolling out a new basic phone plan at $45/month.  

HTC One (M8) with Verizon getting minor software update

An update to the HTC One (M8) with Verizon is trickling out, providing a few fixes and improvements to an already great handset. Though an overall minor update, it does fix a few issues some have been having, like Bluetooth connectivity and problems with the Gallery.  

Xiaomi teases new device, could be long awaited tablet

Xiaomi has been on a bit of a tear lately, introducing themselves to the world stage via various product teasers. Their latest has us guessing once again, with the company posting a very intriguing picture to Chinese blogging site Weibo. In the pic, we see something oddly familiar, but nothing that we can identify as Xiaomi’s.

Chromecast Offers hit UK, could be elsewhere soon

New Chromecast owners in the UK have something extra to be excited about, as Google is seeding special offers to them. For a limited (but undetermined) time, Chromecast owners who reside int he UK can visit Google’s Chromecast offers site and get £4.99 in Play Store credit.

FCC Chairman confirms plan to limit buying power of AT&T, Verizon

Leading up to this article, there was a lot of speculation about the FCC’s position in their upcoming spectrum auction. A call to action from several smaller carriers asked that the regulatory body limit the purchasing power of the two largest domestic carriers, Verizon and AT&T. In a move that could limit the FCC’s income from the auction, Chairman Tom Wheeler has confirmed he wants to limit the power AT&T and Verizon have.
1 2 3 4 5 Next