Amazon is offering the great Samsung Galaxy S5 for just one dollar on contract, with an AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint agreement.
A quiet week overall in the world of Android, though a few interesting news did came our way. Google finally brought sharing functionality to Keep, and enriched Play Services with some additional functionality that will let devs add cool new features to their apps. Nokia shocked pretty much everyone with the surprise announcement of a brand new Android tablet, and a tempting one at that. Samsung announced it would cut down on the number of smartphones models (finally!) and hinted at a folding device coming next year. Corning, the quiet glassmaker we own our beautiful screens to, announced the latest generation of its Gorilla Glass. And, finally, Apple and the Android-camp are now a little closer to reaching a peace agreement, after years of fruitless patent war.
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The beginning of the shopping season is near, and we’re here to bring you the best tech deals for Black Friday 2014.
Nexus devices shipping with Lollipop have full device encryption turned on by default. That’s great from a privacy point of view, but the downside is encryption takes its toll on performance, as benchmarks from AnandTech and direct observations show.
Several redditors and Google Plus users are now reporting that they are able to start playing music videos in YouTube and switch to different apps while the music keeps playing in the background.
The first images of HTC’s implementation of Android 5.0 Lollipop made their way to the web, showing HTC’s take on the recent apps interface and notifications dropdown.
In this roundup, we’re looking at the absolute best Android phones, the devices you can’t go wrong with. From sleek devices that impress through premium design, to powerhouses brimming with features, to great all-around devices, and affordable phones that punch above their weight, the Android ecosystem is populated by a staggering variety of great phones.
We have a pair of interesting deals for you today, and both come from everyone’s favorite online retail giant, Amazon: PNY memory for up to 67 percent off and 25 percent off the Blu Studio 5 smartphone.
Awesome Mix vol. 1 album from Guardians of the Galaxy available for free in US Play Store
At its Slush 2014 conference in Finland, Nokia just introduced the N1, a brand new tablet running Android!