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OPPO N1 mini officially confirmed with a not-so-mini 5-inch display

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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As we had been expecting, OPPO has officially unveiled the N1 mini. The OPPO N1 mini will have a not-so-mini 5-inch display, which sits at 720p. But on the flip side, the display is smaller as compared to the regular model N1, which had a 6-inch display. Overall though, the mini model sports the same style and some of the same features as the regular model OPPO N1. That is to say the. 

T-Mobile Moto X soak test invites being sent out

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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It looks like T-Mobile and Motorola are getting ready to begin pushing an update to Moto X users. For now the specifics for the update remain a mystery, however we do know one is coming due to the soak test invitations that are being sent out. These invites are going to members of the Motorola Feedback Network, and as always, they are light on the specifics. The invitation simply mentions. 

Amber Gold HTC One (M8) gets a one-day 50 percent price drop

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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HTC is having a one-day sale on the Amber Gold One (M8). The discounted handset is available direct from HTC and those considering a purchase will be able to pick from three carrier branded models. Those three carriers include AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint. This deal is available for today (May 30, 2014) only and means a 50 percent drop in price. The handset is selling for $99.. 

Google Play Music update arrives with playlist improvements and more

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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The latest update for the Google Play Music app has arrived in the Play Store. This particular update brings the app to v5.5.15110, but perhaps key here are the changes that come along with the new version number. This time around the update touches on recommendations, playlist sharing, thumbs up sorting and more. The recommendations aspect deals with the Listen Now mode. Simply put, Google. 

BBM for Android 2.2 focuses on roping in new users

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Things have been rather silent on the BBM front lately, but that’s supposed to change today with the rolllout of the next version of its Android app. In version 2.2, BlackBerry is making it easier for more people to join in on the BBM fun. They say that one of the best ways to get people to, sometimes mindlessly, sign up for a service is to make it feel or look like they don’t. 

Dragon Quest VIII arrives on Android with a heavy price to pay

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Square Enix has finally released the Android port of Dragon Quest VIII, but it isn’t all bright and shiny. While fans of the venerable JRPG franchise will probably have no qualms about buying this game, others will less emotional attachment might find the price tag a bit hard to swallow. Dragon Quest is one of the few JRPG lines that can probably stand tall beside Final Fantasy, without. 

Lenovo A line of tablets hit the US market

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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More than a month after Lenovo spilled the beans on the price of its upcoming budget tablets, the manufacturer has now made those available for purchase. Make no mistake, these are not your top of the line Android tablets, but they might just be the ones you need if you’re on the hunt for something basic and cheap. The Lenovo A7, A8,and A10 are the latest addition to the company’s. 

HTC “One Wear” smartwatch coming this fall, report says

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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HTC is releasing a smartwatch, that much we know. Their CEO has committed to it, and they’ve long said wearables are important to their future. A small Taiwanese blog has reportedly had a hands-on with the device, claiming it’s called “One Wear”, and will launch in the busy release timeframe of August-September of this year. The watch itself is said to be round, much like we find. 

GO Launcher 5 arrives, brings about a makeover

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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After much teasing and countdowns, GO Launcher has finally unveiled the latest version of this popular homescreen replacement. With GO Launcher EX 5, the app switches over to the flatter aesthetic of KitKat and the buttery smoothness of its own 3D graphics core. More than anything else, GO Launcher 5 is a visual refresh, bringing its own widgets, icons, and design to match the flat, minimalist,. 

[Quick Review] Moto Stream: A Fast, Dirty, Pretty Way To Smarten Up Your Stereo

By AndroidPress | On Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 - No Comments »
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There are a lot of Bluetooth transceivers out there, but Motorola’s newest product, the Moto Stream, undoubtedly tops them all for looks. It’s just kind of mesmerizing. But is it worth the $50 price tag? I ordered one to find out, though admittedly I did so only after finding it on sale for half off using a now-expired coupon code, bringing the price down to just over $30 shipped..