Modern Combat 5 throws IAP out of your crosshairs

Modern Combat 5 is finally here and Gameloft seems to be delivering pretty much everything on its checklist. Gorgeous graphics, fast-paced multiplayer and engaging single player modes, and anything else you'd expect from the top-rated FPS Android game. And there are absolutely no in-app purchases to ruin the experience!

Skype 5.0 for Android makes it easier to find friends

Since a lot more people now log on to Skype through their mobile device rather than the desktop, it would now be more natural for the free voice-over-IP and instant messaging app to change how they find your friends. The new Skype 5.0 for Android now has a feature that will make it easier for you to search through the 300 million users and find people that you know.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha leak: semi-metallic mini Galaxy S5

Word has been going around that Samsung is preparing a certain Galaxy Alpha, not the premium Galaxy F/Galaxy S5 Prime that has not yet come to pass (unless you count the Galaxy S5 LTE-A in Korea). A bunch of leaked photos and specs have recently come out that paints a somewhat curious picture of this smartphone, which some are poising to be a more direct iPhone rival.

Foursquare relaunches with a more personalized service

Foursquare started out as one of the earliest location-sharing apps, where you can let others know where you’ve been and keep track of where your friends are. But over the past few months, they’re trying to evolve into more than just that, and they have just announced their upcoming rebranding, including a new logo and a much more personalised service where you can discover new places to visit, wherever you are.

Verizon’s HTC One Remix is a rebranded One mini 2

"A rose by any other name", or so the oft-quoted phrase goes. Verizon has just announced the arrival of a certain HTC One Remix, bearing key features of the One M8 in a tinier package. For all intents and purposes, however, this is the very same One mini 2 that will be launched in Europe and Asia-Pacific, simply slapped on with Verizon branding. But that's not exactly a bad thing.

Marvel offering 1st month promo to read over 15,000 comics

How much would you pay to have unlimited access to over 15,000 digital comics for a month? The folks over at Marvel, in preparation for the massive San Diego Comic Con happening next week, have decided that all it should cost you is just $0.99. Yes, that’s not a typo, that really is just a very special offer for the first month of new subscribers to Marvel Unlimited, their massive digital library.

Google Maps update lets you search less, Explore more

It's easy enough these days to just ask Google Search what interesting places can be found nearby, but that's still a few taps or spoken words away. What if you can get all of that information from a single button? Now you can! At least, once the latest Google Maps update hits your device and brings with it the fancy new Explore feature that will have you typing less and walking, or driving, around more.

Fleksy 3.0 brings more languages, customisation options

Because users look at their mobile devices’ keyboards an average of 180 times or a minimum of 1.5 hours per day, it would really help if you had a nice-looking one right? The makers of one of the most popular virtual keyboards believe so, and that is why they’re releasing Fleksy 3.0, a new-look and redesigned version with 17 additional languages and even more customisation options at the Fleksy Store.