Google teases details of new boot verification system, possible Android M feature

We have a few things we know about Android M, the mobile operating system that will come out of Google’s production line pretty soon. But what we have here are some new warning messages that Google posted on its Nexus support site, and because we haven’t seen this on the current crop of Android devices yet, something tells us we should watch out for this on the next iteration of Android.

Changes afoot in Google+ profiles, YouTube comments 

As Google continues to figure out what to do with Google+, they are slowly making changes to the “social network” and admitting that they may have made several mistakes along the way. Today, they shared some tweaks they are doing, just a few days after they announced how Google+ Photos and Google Photos will be different as well as changing the private management aspect of the former. YouTube is also undergoing a few minor changes, specifically in how creators can manage comments.

OnePlus 2 price unveiled; pop-up events worldwide on July 31

Riding on the wave of publicity (hopefully good) that they are getting due to the release of their “flagship killer”, OnePlus revealed today the pricing for their brand new OnePlus 2 in several markets, including the US and several European and Asian countries. They also announced that they will be having several pop-up events this coming July 31 in various major cities, not just in the US, but even in India, Thailand, and several more countries in Europe.

OnePlus to host pop-up events in different cities around the world

And so the OnePlus 2 is finally out. We didn't get to "attend" the virtual reality launch but we've got our hands-on the new flagship killer. Well, we're not quite convinced that it's a killer but OnePlus is very proud of this smartphone. The company has been through a lot the past years so you can say that OnePlus now deserves our attention and respect. Personally, I still have mixed feelings about the new Oneplus 2 but glad the OnePlus team is ready to convince the people by sending out invitations to hang out with them.

Bring your car to the mobile age with these top accessories [DEALS]

For some, their cars are more than just metallic transport systems. They are an extension of their lives. Coincidentally, that's also how some people describe their smartphones. So why not bridge the two worlds together? While the days of smartphone driven cars are still far away (or are they?) you can start the assimilation now using some accessories that will turn your car into a literally mobile home for your smartphone. And, like anything here on Android Community Deals, these are all offered with a sweet price discount.

Razer officially announces OUYA acquisition, but what about the hardware?

We’ve heard rumors, and then confirmations, but now we get it straight from the horse’s mouth – gaming outfit Razer has acquired parts and elements of the business of OUYA, that little micro-console that broke Kickstarter when it launched. As you can see from the announcement, it is not a full acquisition – Razer will not be acquiring OUYA’s hardware, specifically the console and the controller that made OUYA famous in the first place.

Hi-res images of Galaxy Note 5 leaked, 4GB RAM and Exynos 7422 confirmed

Another day, another set of leaked images and information about the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. It is perhaps the most anticipated phablet at the moment simply because it's from Samsung and it's a Note device which means it's gonna be bigger and more powerful than ever. The numerous rumors we've already heard and featured are enough to convince us the next Note will not disappoint. However, there are conflicting ideas that the ejectable S pen is not true and that the company will retain the manual slide mechanism because of the glass back material.

Android devices vulnerable to “Stagefright” infection through MMS

Do you remember when the Heartbleed virus scared the heck out of computer owners last year? And then iPhone owners were also vulnerable to hacking through text message earlier this year? Well, it is the turn of Android users to be paranoid as a cybersecurity company goes public with a detected flaw in the heart of the platform’s system called Stagefright. Around 95% of Android smartphones is vulnerable to hacking through a picture message that can be sent through MMS.

OnePlus 2: Hands-on with a new flagship killer

The disadvantage to setting the bar high is that you yourself might have trouble outdoing your own masterpiece. That definitely was the challenge facing OnePlus as it made plans to put out the OnePlus 2, which it self-dubs as the 2016 flagship killer. Now that the cat is fully out of the bag, we take a cursory peek at what the OnePlus 2 really has to offer. Does it succeed in never settling for anything less? Like many of life's serious questions, the answer isn't as clear cut.

2015 Moto X specs detailed yet again before tomorrow’s announcement

We can almost smell and see the third generation Moto X. What with all the leaked images and rumors we've been hearing, we're so sure that the Moto X will be packed with better specs and features. Of course, that's expected of any new model from a known phone manufacter but since the Lenovo-owned Motorola is making an official announcement tomorrow, July 28, more people and websites are rushing to publish what little they know, hoping to be ahead of the company.