Twitch now has Video On Demand for Android devices

If you're not a serious gamer, chances are, you think that all hardcore gamers do is, well, play games. But actually, there is a lot more to it than just actually playing your favorite titles. Some like watching other people play the games that they love, either to learn from them, or even to vicariously live through them. One app that brings gamers and game watchers together is called Twitch, and the newest update lets you access highlights and past broadcasts from your favorite channels.

AT&T will reportedly do away with 2-year contracts starting June 1

Following in the footsteps of other carriers like T-Mobile that have gotten rid of the traditional contracts with subscribers, AT&T will also reportedly be moving away from their usual 2-year contracts starting on June 1. Instead, they will be pushing AT&T Next to their consumers when their existing contract has run out. But that doesn't mean contracts will cease to exist after May, but the carrier will not be marketing it anymore and it will just be another one of the options for subscribers.

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Adblock Plus mobile browser beta stops ads cold

Odds are that most of us are familiar with Adblock Plus, it’s the browser plug-in that will block all the ads we are inundated with as we try and surf the web. Adblock Plus has now announced that it is bringing that same ad blocking capability to mobile device users via what it claims is the first mobile browser designed from the ground up to block ads.

Browse the Internet in night mode with Opera Mini

You've read the articles, the memes, the warnings that reading on your smartphone or tablet at night is harmful to your eyes, to your sleeping habits, and to your health in general. But for some, just before going to bed is the only time to catch up on social media news, articles they might have missed, reading books, looking through pictures, etc. Opera Mini has come up with the solution to help out your eyes out while still keeping your bedside gadget-reading habit intact: night mode.

Google Maps updated in time for Memorial Day, traffic alerts added

Memorial Day in the US is happening in a few days time and I'm sure you've started planning how you're going to spend the holiday. Summer is about to start so you're probably thinking of going to the beach but first, you have to plan really well. Traffic that day is expected to go really crazy, you might as well decide to celebrate in the comforts of your own home, in your backyard, watching or joining a local parade. But if you're set to go somewhere else, check Google Maps first to find the best route so you could reach your destination on time.

More details about Project Zero 2, upcoming Galaxy Note 5

The Galaxy Note 5 have yet to be revealed but we've been hearing a lot of rumors about it. We first learned that it would be ready for the next Gear VR but we all know that a new one was already released for the Galaxy S6/S6 edge recently.  We believe that the Note 5 would come with the highest pixel density and even before it arrives, a new Galaxy Note 5 Edge might be introduced. Some early details emerged about the upcoming model and the Project Zen and we expect to hear more until the official launch which is not happening this July.

Samsung will not release the Galaxy Note 5 this July

Despite the strong rumors (or maybe that was just wishful thinking on their part?) that Samsung will break tradition and release the new version of their phablet earlier, an official statement from the Korean OEM's president seems to have debunked that. Samsung President Shin Jong-Kyun confirmed that there will be no June or July announcement of the Galaxy Note 5, although there is still no definite date as to when that will actually happen.

Google launches limited edition Skrillex Live Case series

Live wallpapers on the screen are nothing new and we'll soon see more of them on the latest phone cases introduced by Google. The tech giant recently teamed up with Grammy-winning producer and electronic dance music dj Skrillex to launch one of the first Editions Live cases for select Android smartphones. Editions is a new series of collaborations with Google and a known personality to develop special accessories that include Live phone cases. Since phones can be an expression of one's style, why not accessorize it the best and most creative way you know?

Banning of mobile phones in school improves students’ academic performance

Most schools and universities and even offices ban the use of mobile phones or tablets within the premises for obvious reasons. If adults can't keep their hands and eyes off their devices at night and actually anywhere, young kids and teenagers surely can't part with their phones as well. Parents are now challenged on how to get their kids study and focus on academics. But really, there is only one solution and that is to ban phone use whether at home or in school.