Twitter is receiving a couple of big features today – users are now able to conduct direct message group chats and upload clips straight from the app, without having to switch to the Twitter-owned Vine.
LG’s G Pad V410 7-inch tablet is available on eBay for $89.99. You don’t get top specs, but this is one of the cheapest options if you want a brand-name Android tablet.
Report say Qualcomm is scrambling to modify the Snapdragon 810, with a “fixed” version to be presented to Samsung in March. LG and other clients may not be too happy about it.
Famous person Kim Kardashian is starring in T-Mobile’s latest ad, talking about her passion for selfies and how millions of gigs of unused data are taken back by wireless companies each month.
As part of today’s Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon is offering select Logitech accessories for up to 60 percent off.
According to the WSJ, Google’s current goal is to launch its service in the first half of 2015, though this timeframe is subject to change.
Facebook is targeting users of entry-level Android devices with a new app that is now available in a handful of developing countries. Download it here.
This week was all about rumors, as a steady stream of details about Samsung’s and HTC’s next flagships trickled out. We have a good idea of what to expect from the One M9/Hima, with key details including a 20MP camera, larger battery, and an iterative design. Samsung did a little better at keeping the Galaxy S6 under wraps, but we still got a few juicy tidbits about the phone’s design and specifications. In other news, the Snapdragon 810 was in the spotlight, WhatsApp launched its first desktop client and banned 3rd party clients, Google’s plan to become a carrier leaked, and Cyanogen’s CEO revealed his vision of a Google-free operating system.
“We’ve been through hell, but we survived,” an executive told us during one of the company’s regular Frequencies meetups. But can HTC do more than just survive? Can it thrive again?
Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster explains his vision for a Cyanogen that would be free of any Google dependency. The company plans to open its own app store within 18 months.