Lenovo gearing up to announce the SmartBand

Any FCC sighting of a device means it’s coming very soon. The Lenovo SmartBand visiting the commission gave us an idea about this OS-friendly fitness tracker. Lenovo is set to release the new the Smartband SW-B100 before the year ends before no dates have been announced yet.

DROID Turbo gets leaked again, this time in retail packaging

There are heavy indications that the DROID Turbo – Motorola’s new DROID phone for Verizon – will be one heck of a smartphone, if the leaked and rumored specs are anything to go by. And with Motorola on a roll this half of 2014 – first with the new Moto X, then coming out with Google’s Nexus 6 – it looks like the outfit is going to make it to three flagship level phones this year.

LG G3 also getting the Android Lollipop update

The last manufacturer to tell us when its device, or rather one getting the Android Lollilop is LG. We know the latest Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship and its Google Play edition will get a taste of the Lollipop this coming December, as well as, the Galaxy Note 4 as earlier teased. Of course, the new Nexus 6 will obviously run it. HTC will be upgrading some its devices to Android 5.0. Motorola too has revealed its upgrade plan while Sony Xperia Z devices are getting the sweetness at the beginning of 2015. Even the NVIDIA Shield tablet is getting Android 5.0.

Textra update: customizable bubble color, Lollipop support

With free messaging apps on your smartphone becoming even more interactive and fun with stickers, video messages, etc, one of the original purposes of a cellphone is seemingly slowly getting lost or obsolete. You can probably count on your fingers how many times you actually send SMS messages in a day, preferring to use other apps like LINE, Viber, FB Messages, etc. But there are some SMS apps that are trying to bring back the "fun" in texting and one of them is Textra. The latest update will make your texting life more colorful and more Lollipop-y.

Z-Charge is a bedside charging and storage solution for gadgets

Have you ever had those mornings where you almost step on the phone that you placed on the floor the night or when your gadget suddenly drained overnight and you really needed to use it that morning? Yes, probably most of us have had at least one of those ever since we started sleeping with our gadgets and since it's the first thing we look for when we regain waking consciousness in the morning. Z-Charge is an upcoming product that aims to solve all of those early-morning gadget problems.

Amazon Appstore merged into main Android app

Your online shopping craving, whether they be for the digital kind or physical goods, can now be satisfied with more ease and convenience. Amazon has finally combined two of its shopping apps into one, putting the app-centric Appstore right inside the regular shopping app. Now you won't have to hunt down the APK for the Amazon Appstore just so that you can get your daily dose of Free App of the Day or access your Prime Instant Videos.

Alcatel Onetouch Pop 7 now available on MetroPCS

MetroPCS, one of the top providers of 4G wireless service in the country, has started to offer the Alcatel Onetouch Pop 7. The new Android tablet deal is prepaid, which means it doesn’t require any annual contract. T-Mobile’s flagship prepaid brand is bringing another option for those who want to get an affordable tablet.