Roku update

Roku, the easy to use media streaming device, has updated their app to allow for streaming local media. From within the Roku Android app, there is now a Play on Roku option, which then allows you to play local media onto and monitor hooked up to a Roku.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with Samsung Galaxy Gear

If the Note 3 and Galaxy Gear combo have you excited, this may not help your heart rate: T-Mobile is giving the pair away! Just for pre-registering for information on their site, you could win the newest combo from Samsung!

Nexus 5 render

While these are absolutely not even close to anything official — it’s fun to consider what could be, isn’t it? The device render is a lot like the current Nexus 4 in shape, just a little squared at the corners. The rendered device is also shown next to the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4, to give you an idea of size and Nexus lineage.

Sony Xperia Z1 shot

How does a 20.7MP camera on a smartphone really perform? Will it take great pics, or is it just a bunch of empty promise packed into a compact shooter? Sony’s Xperia Z1 is the first Android smartphone with such a camera, and the pics you can take with it are world class.

Sony QX Lens

The Sony QX lenses are easily the coolest smartphone accessory to come out at IFA, and ones we’ve been anticipating for quite some time. The ability to have your current phone suddenly turn into a really nice point-and-shoot is a real boon for serious mobile photographers.

Galaxy Gear Note 3 find my device

One of the coolest features of the Galaxy Gear/Note 3 combo is the find my device feature. When you find yourself in a situation where your device is just nowhere to be found — but you know it’s around somewhere — the two devices have the ability to find one another.