Verizon has added a new color for the DROID ULTRA and DROID MINI handsets. As of today, both handsets are available in white. This new white model joins the previously available black and red and is basically, the same handsets, just in a new color. Simply put, the pricing and the specs each remain the same as had been.
Author: Robert Nelson
Lenovo unveiled a pair of tablets a few weeks earlier. This was the Yoga Tablet lineup and it included an 8-inch and 10-inch variant. Or perhaps better remembered, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet may be better known for two things -- the unique design and the bit about how they were announced with celebrity endorsement. That celebrity was Ashton Kutcher and while the Yoga Tablet lineup has an interesting look, we must admit we were pleasantly surprised when we pulled these out of the box and began playing.
Oregon Scientific unveiled the MEEP! X2 tablet back in October. And for those not familiar, the X2 came as the follow-up to the original MEEP which was introduced a year earlier, in October 2012. A quick look at the two tablets and there are more than a few similarities in terms of looks and styling, however the MEEP X2 has stepped up in terms of the specs.
Google Play for Education program went live earlier in the month. And a bit more recent, it looks like Google has released an app that will help those educators set up tablets for use in class. The app is called Google Edu Device Setup and has arrived (for free) by way of the Google Play Store.
Moto G arrived a bit ahead of schedule for those in the US market. Motorola began selling the handset earlier in the week with promise of deliveries kicking off on December 2nd. Well, a quick check of the accessories section in the online Motorola store shows product listings for the Shells and Flip Shells.
wood backs may not yet be available for the Moto X, however Motorola has stepped up this morning with a solid Cyber Monday offer. They do warn that supplies will be limited, however the offer will be available for all off-contract models of the Moto X including Moto Maker and Developer Edition models.
Moto G root solution has recently been unveiled by Paul O'Brien at MoDaCo. Rooting your Moto G using Superboot appears to be a relatively quick and easy process. And nicely, this will work with Mac, Windows and Linux computers. The one catch here, your Moto G will need to have an unlocked bootloader before the root process can begin.
YouTube app recently arrived in the Play Store. This update was on the smaller side and included a few improvements as well as some bug fixes. But along with the details of what has been added and/or improved this time around, it looks like the APK file for the app is holding some secrets in terms of what may be coming with future updates.
Cyanogen and Paranoid Android as highlights here, there is another, newer option with OmniROM. The OmniROM team, which is made up of a few well known Android developers have released a Kit Kat based ROM with support for 15 devices.
Samsung Galaxy S5 have been appearing in rumor form for some time now. There have been reports suggesting an announcement was coming in January and a bit of talk about the handset having a 16 megapixel camera. More recently, there was an image leaked showing what was said to be a Galaxy S5 metal frame. And as of today, it looks like some additional specs have surfaced.