Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Galaxy S6 is in early development stages tips source

Samsung has released all of the flagship devices that it has planned for 2014, which means people are looking forward to next year to see what Samsung has up its sleeves. The next major launch from Samsung is expected to be the Galaxy S6 and sources have indicated that the device is in the early stages of development right now.

Age of Zombies: Season 2 looks like Walking Dead

Age of Zombies: Season 2 has been unveiled bringing with it a new story arc with new content and updates in the works. This game reminds me more than a little of Walking Dead, the lead character with the revolver and hat is what does it. The game is from Halfbrick Studios and costs 99 cents to purchase.

84% of global smartphone shipments in Q3 were Android devices

The latest metrics are in from Strategy Analytics looking at the share of the global smartphone ecosystem held by each mobile operating system. The numbers show that Android is by far the most popular mobile operating system out there. Android captures 84% of the global smartphone market share for Q3 2014.

Nexus 9 now ships in 1-2 days directly from Google Play

If you have been waiting to get your hands on the new Nexus 9, the wait is almost over. Google Play lists the Nexus 9 as shipping only 1-2 days after you order it directly on the website. If that is still longer than you can stand to wait, you may be able to get the device in your hands faster if you order it from somewhere like Best Buy.

Underworld: Drug Lords updated with police chases

If you have been looking for a way to live out your Miami Vice fantasies without risking life in prison, a new game has hit Android that you may want to check out. The game is called Underworld: Drug Lords and it updated this week. The game lets players moonlight as a drug kingpin.

Metal Skies brings aerial combat to Android

A new game landed on Android this week called Metal Skies that fans of flight games will like. The game puts players behind the stick of several types of aircraft used to blow the enemy out of the sky. The game offers a one-touch aircraft interface making it easy to get right into a battle.

Dot Dot game lands on Android

We are always keen for a new game to play around here, and a new one has landed recently on Google Play called Dot Dot. The game sounds simple enough, but promises to be very challenging as it moves on. In the game, players line up dots to match other dots on the screen.

Moto 360 smartwatch leaks sporting gold and brown bands

It's not uncommon for the folks that control when products go online on the Amazon website to hit the go button a bit early. The result is a glimpse at a product that is coming soon before the product is supposed to be unveiled. This happened today when a pair of Moto 360 smartwatches turned up on Amazon sporting new band colors and were pulled shortly thereafter.

Flipboard 3.0 aims for personalization with 30,000 topics

Flipboard has been around for a while now and the app was originally a place for people to read the latest news on a variety of topics. As the Flipboard community grew, some folks found it hard to find the news that really interested them because the categories were typically broad covering a wide subject like photography rather than individual topics inside photography.

FTC files complaint in federal court against AT&T for throttling

The FTC has filed a complaint against AT&T in federal court that alleges AT&T Mobility has misled millions of smartphone customers by charging them for so-called unlimited data plans while reducing data speeds. The FTC says that in some cases AT&T reduced data speeds by nearly 90%. AT&T failed to adequately disclose to customers on unlimited data plans that if they hit a certain amount of data use, speeds would be throttled according to the FTC complaint.