Malaysian retailer advertises availability of Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

Though there has been no formal announcement from Samsung regarding this newest phablet, apparently the Galaxy Mega 2 is now available in Malaysia through authorised reseller SenHeng. Unless they jumped the gun in advertising the smartphone’s availability, this indicates that they are the first country to have officially released the newest member of the Galaxy family.

Android “L” seems to be all about a Lemon Meringue Pie

Are you craving for some lemon meringue pie? Well, Google seems to be hankering for some as more evidence seems to indicate that the upcoming Android release, codenamed Android L, will be called “LMP”. And since it has always been all about sweet nothings when it comes to naming Android updates, then the initials most likely stand for this tangy dessert, unless you can think of any other sweet that the LMP can mean.

Sony may have ‘leaked’ Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, smartwatch

As IFA 2014 in Berlin draws ever nearer, we are anticipating the big players to make major moves and launches as far as new products are concerned. Sony will be most likely one of those, and we are expecting to see its new flagship phone the Sony Xperia Z3, an Xperia Z3 Compact smartphone, and an Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. The latter may have just been teased over at Sony’s Xperia Facebook page, together with a smartwatch device.

Is this LG’s new, round smartwatch?

LG’s G Watch can be considered the first Android Wear smartwatch, if you’re keeping track of that sort of thing. The Moto 360 was then the second, and rounded out the Android Wear offerings (see what I did there?). A few flagship wearables later, LG is back with a second smartwatch, and they’ve taken a hint from Motorola this time.

Most smartphone users download this many apps per month: zero

In summer of 2008, Apple introduced another game-changer that would affect the way people used smartphones moving forward – the iPhone App Store. This has now contributed to the global consciousness about apps, and Google saw that this was the only way to go to peddle its apps as well through the Android Market, concluding in the current incarnation of the Google Play Store. But why does comScore’s new data point to a staggering truth – that most smartphone users average ZERO app downloads in a month?

HTC ‘Flounder’ gets WiFi certified, next Nexus tablet?

There have been three tablets in Google’s line of Nexus devices – the latest being ASUS’ Nexus 7. Recently, more and more evidence points to the next tablet on the list, the Nexus 9 (seriously, what’s up with the naming convention Google?), will most likely be a device made by HTC, and this newly WiFi-certified device – code name HTC “Flounder” or “Volantis” – is looking more and more like it.