Name Your Price, Learn to code and make pretty websites

If you haven't had your fill yet of deals that help you become a programming pro, then better brace yourself for yet another one. This time, however, Android Community Deals is doing it a bit differently. Doing it a bit like Humble Bundle, this collection of 8 programming online courses can be yours if manage to beat the average price. But even if you only end up paying the minimum, you get two courses, including Programming Java, which is what you'll need if you want to make Android apps.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition finally gets Android Lollipop

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is finally getting the much-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop. This means the smartphone will be a lot sweeter as the software update has started to roll out. Last year's flagship phone from the South Korean giant was the first GPE device but is now among the last ones to get a taste of the sweet Lollipop. This brings new platform features to the bestselling Galaxy S4 but it will only be the Android 5.0.0 and not the 5.0.1 update recently released. The preview we saw earlier this month was true after all.

Sony Xperia Z4 Compact, Z4 Ultra leaked specs revealed

CES is just around the corner so expect more leaked photos, information, and rumors to come up left and right. Few of the products leaked this early are from Sony that will be added to the Xperia line. The company is said to be working on the Xperia Z4 Ultra and Xperia Z4 Compact and will be shown off at next month's biggest tech event in Las Vegas. We know these two won't be the only devices Sony will be showcasing at the CES but they are highly anticipated as the latest flagship units.

BBM for Android update: Lollipop, stickers and longer timer

Just in case you've somehow forgotten, BlackBerry Messenger is still alive and is on other platforms as well, giving the loyal BlackBerry users a free messaging connection to those on Android, iOS, etc. The latest update brings a host of other features that has been available in other messaging apps but is now just being adapted by BBM. Still, better late than never.

Nexus 9 LTE now available at T-Mobile, Magnetic Cover up for grabs

More than a week after we learned that the HTC-made LTE Nexus 9 tablet would be delayed, here’s T-Mobile saying that the Android tablet is now available via the Underground site. The latest Nexus tablet launched last October is being offered for the first time in the United States with a plan with no downpayment but with a monthly fee of $24.99 under a two-year contract. Full retail price is $599.76. Actually, T-Mobile is the only place where Nexus 9 customers can available of the best tablet plan this season but the tablet has been up for grabs from the Google Play Store since November.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Dec. 14, 2014

Things have been relatively quiet on the mobile front this week, seemingly the great quiet before the storm. Of course, that doesn't mean nothing of importance passed us by. This week saw one of the biggest updates to Android Wear: official support for watch faces. We've also seen a good number of games land on Android. India also continues to be mired in controversy . This is your latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from December 8 to December 14, 2014

Sony releases tutorial vid for unlocking Xperia bootloaders

Unlocking the bootloader is, more often than not, the gateway to squeezing out every bit of functionality from your Android device, specifically via rooting and installing custom ROMs. While not exactly necessary for most users, it has become both tradition and requirement for developers and power users. Trying to endear itself to that crowd as well, Sony has just released a video tutorial that guides users through the process of unlocking an Xperia device's bootloader.

8-Bit Crusaders battle to save kidnapped goddesses from the evil witches

Here is another time-waster Role-Playing Game on Android: Crusaders Quest. Watching the trailer takes me back to my childhood days of endless arcade gaming. This one, complete with the music and the pixelated graphics, will remind you of the 90s. It's a new RPG from NHN Entertainment Corp. that allows you to lead 200 heroes and defeat monsters and witches. Goal is to save the kidnapped Goddesses from the forces of evil.

Level Up! Contest of Champions, Game of Thrones, Scrolls

The holidays are barely a stone's throw away, and game studios and publishers are warming up their engines for the upcoming season. This week has seen the release of much awaited games for mobile devices, from point and click adventures games in a grim and rather dysfunctional fantasy world, to the tapping and swiping madness with superheroes and super villains alike, to a less frantic and more thoughtful game of cards, er, scrolls. Welcome to Level Up!, Android Community's weekly games roundup for December 12, 2014.