Google nixed the fingerprint scanner on the Nexus 6

On one of the earliest rumor articles regarding the recently launched Google Nexus 6, a number of things were predicted that have been realized by Motorola (the maker of the phone, if you didn’t know) – this includes the gigantic 5.9-inch screen, the codename “Shamu” (the whale), the November release, and that it would come with what is now Android 5.0 Lollipop. But one prediction got nixed – the plan to have a fingerprint scanner with Google’s newest flagship Android phone.

Stance compact tripod helps your smartphone stand on its own

While your smartphone may fit snugly into your hand (well, maybe except for those bigger phablets) for most of your purposes, there are times when you need it to be able to stand on its own. But bringing along a tripod wherever you go is a hassle. Stance compact tripod might just be the solution to that problem.

Electronic Super Joy: Groove City has JoJo jumping all over town

We don't usually feature sexy and naughty games here but this one is weirdly cute and fun to play. Electronic Super Joy: Groove City is a $4.99 game that involves JoJo, a Giant Robot Stripper, trying to defeat Dr. Swinger's evil plans. And why was JoJo going crazy smashing and jumping around Groove City? Dr. Swinger stole her Laser-Nipples. (Okay...)

Stage Dive Legends makes your rockstar dreams come true

If you've dreamed of becoming a rock star someday and you know it will never come true, play the new game Stage Dive Legends. At least in this game, you'll get to experience being one complete with all the rock concert tours, guitar smashing, crazy stunts, and of course, stage dive.

Facebook improves search parameters for desktop, soon on mobile

Even though you're probably on Facebook about 3-4 hours a day (maybe even more), chances are, you're probably frustrated about some things about it. One of the things that has constantly irritated users is that it will let you search people, pages, groups, places, but sometimes those are not the things you're looking for. But the social media giant has now announced they are changing all that with their new search parameters.

VLC exits beta, outs stable version

We have much love for the VLC media player – it’s an app for people working on desktops and laptops who want a media player that works with just about any media format you throw at it. It just works, and we were pretty excited when VLC wanted to bring its goods over to Android some two years ago. All that time, the VLC app for Android stayed in beta – until today, when we finally have VLC 1.0 in our hands.

Kindle for Android update: X-Ray, flashcard support

If you use Amazon's Kindle app on your Android device, you might have noticed some features on another platform that you don't have yet on your device for the past two years. Well, you need not be envious any longer as version 4.8 brings features like X-Ray and flashcard support, as well as several other enhancements to the ebook reading app. Better late than never right?

LG G Pen trademark filing sparks hope of a Galaxy Note rival

LG has just filed for a new trademark that has some people speculating and probably even hoping for the Korean OEM's next move. Simply called the LG G Pen, some have taken this to be signs of a stylus-enabled device from LG, similar to rival Samsung's Galaxy Note family. But the trademark is so generic and vague that it remains open to interpretation, and LG's latest stylus attempt doesn't exactly inspire confidence either.

RPG Chain Chronicle from Sega now available for Android

If you're into role-playing games (RPGs) on mobile, then you may want to try this new game from Gumi. It's not really new because this game from Sega has been available in Japan since last year. Now, Gumi is bringing the popular RPG to the US, UK, Australia, and Canada on mobile platforms like Android and iOS. More countries will get the Chain Chronicle soon but we'll have to wait for announcements.

Samsung’s Exynos reportedly developing a Cat.10 LTE modem

Exynos, Samsung’s in-house processor and chipset developers, are reportedly churning up a spanking new Cat.10 LTE modem, able to give you 450Mbits per second of download speed. When rumors come out of Exynos like this, the rumor mill really starts turning, especially since it is high time that Samsung starts developing the next flagship phone.