Google Play for Education program went live earlier in the month. And a bit more recent, it looks like Google has released an app that will help those educators set up tablets for use in class. The app is called Google Edu Device Setup and has arrived (for free) by way of the Google Play Store.
Moto G arrived a bit ahead of schedule for those in the US market. Motorola began selling the handset earlier in the week with promise of deliveries kicking off on December 2nd. Well, a quick check of the accessories section in the online Motorola store shows product listings for the Shells and Flip Shells.
wood backs may not yet be available for the Moto X, however Motorola has stepped up this morning with a solid Cyber Monday offer. They do warn that supplies will be limited, however the offer will be available for all off-contract models of the Moto X including Moto Maker and Developer Edition models.
Moto G root solution has recently been unveiled by Paul O'Brien at MoDaCo. Rooting your Moto G using Superboot appears to be a relatively quick and easy process. And nicely, this will work with Mac, Windows and Linux computers. The one catch here, your Moto G will need to have an unlocked bootloader before the root process can begin.
YouTube app recently arrived in the Play Store. This update was on the smaller side and included a few improvements as well as some bug fixes. But along with the details of what has been added and/or improved this time around, it looks like the APK file for the app is holding some secrets in terms of what may be coming with future updates.
Cyanogen and Paranoid Android as highlights here, there is another, newer option with OmniROM. The OmniROM team, which is made up of a few well known Android developers have released a Kit Kat based ROM with support for 15 devices.
Samsung Galaxy S5 have been appearing in rumor form for some time now. There have been reports suggesting an announcement was coming in January and a bit of talk about the handset having a 16 megapixel camera. More recently, there was an image leaked showing what was said to be a Galaxy S5 metal frame. And as of today, it looks like some additional specs have surfaced.
PayPal has added support for prepaid gift cards. With no coincidence in timing, the folks at PayPal have added this "just in time for the holidays." Basically, this means PayPal users will be able to spend any prepaid gift cards through PayPal Checkout. And while this will also benefit PayPal, it should be helpful for those who have struggled trying to use a prepaid gift card online in the past.
Galaxy S4 mini arrive with several US carriers recently, and as of today, it looks like those in the UK now have a few new color options to consider. There are three new color shades available and they will be found exclusively with one retailer. Said retailer is Carphone Warehouse and the colors include pink, purple and orange.
Google has you in mind when it made this Google Voice Search Hotword extension for the Chrome web browser which brings the now iconic "OK, Google" phrase to desktops and laptops.