Firefox Beta gets new tab panels, easy language switch

Chrome isn't the only one getting a Beta makeover. Mozilla has just revealed the latest version of Firefox Beta for Android and it has two new features that are definitely boast-worthy. Users can now customize new tab pages with their choice of panels and can now switch the browser's language on the fly without having to change the entire device's language settings.

Moto X gets a back-to-school discount

You are probably tired of reading about it, but there might still be some souls out there waiting for the perfect time to grab a Moto X. Well, Motorola is giving those another chance with yet another seasonal discount promo, just in time for school, at least for some in the US.

OnePlus One gets its own Stock Android ROM

OnePlus promised to be different and, to some extent, they are. That desire to be unique and to never settle shows up once again today as OnePlus revealed a gift for lovers of a 100 percent, pure, vanilla Android experience: A stock Android ROM just for the OnePlus One, complete with a gapps download, and instructions for flashing, all without voiding your warranty.

LG ships 14.5 million smartphones in record-high performance

Sometimes, all it takes is just one brilliant product and several popular ones (and for your archrival to have a slump) to pull up your net profits. Korean OEM LG Electronics announced a 165% increase in net profit earnings, with their mobile electronics company contributing largely to the numbers. They have shipped a record number of 14.5 million smartphones for this second quarter, ending three straight quarters of losses for the mobile division.

AnTuTu Q2 surprises: Snapdragon 800, Nexus 5 at the top

It seems to be that time when companies are showing their report cards for the 2nd quarter of 2014. In line with that, popular benchmarking site AnTuTu is showing a few figures of its own, with rather surprising, and probably questionable, revelations. According to its data, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, as it can be found inside the Galaxy Note 3, trumps almost all other more recent processors, and that, at least in the US, the Nexus 5 is still the most popular smartphone around.

Digital Tattoo can now officially unlock your Moto X

We told you a few weeks ago about the digital tattoo that can soon be used to unlock the Moto X through NFC sticker technology. Now the wait is over as Motorola announced that they, together with Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group and VivaLnk Inc. are officially launching the Digital Tattoo but of course, only the privileged Moto X users can enjoy this state-of-the-art method of bypassing your phone’s security code.