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It’s been a few months now since the Motorola Moto X has been on sale, but prior to its release, Motorola teased us all with the idea of having real wood as an option for the back of the Moto X. Alas, here we are a few months later and while the MotoMaker feature has been expanded to more carriers—other than just AT&T—we still don’t have the wooden option. So far, the Moto X hasn’t been a blockbuster success for Motorola, despite the fact that the overall consensus is that it’s quite possibly one of the...

Motorola’s move to disrupt the entry level/budget phone market has officially started, as the Google-owned company has officially launched the new Moto G today. The new, cheaper version of the Moto X comes with a 4.5-inch 720p display—which Motorola says is the sharpest display in its class. It’s powered by the Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, clocked at  1.2GHz. There’s also a 5-megapixel rear camera, with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The Moto G also comes with in two storage variations, either 8GB or...

They may not be a Nexus or Moto X, but the Google Play Edition of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 have finally started to receive the update to Android 4.4 aka KitKat. The new update began rolling out first to the HTC One and then the S4 followed up later in the day yesterday. The new update will bring quite a few changes to the GPE handsets, like the removal of the “Holo” blue theme, improved performance on the back end and tons of other features. However, some of the better and more demanded features that are found on...

HTC has already announced a gold version of its popular One smartphone, but unfortunately for some, the real 24k gold plating was a little too expensive. So for those who were disappointed with HTC’s previous announcement, perk up, because the Taiwanese company has announced a new gold “colored” HTC One. This new model, which looks more in line with previous versions, including texture, will still maintain the same specs as other One units. Those specs include, the 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, the 4.7-inch...

Calling all giants, the HTC One Max is now available for Verizon Wireless! Of course if you’re not a giant, but just want a smartphone that is only “1-inch” smaller than a 7-inch tablet, then perk up, because Verizon’s selling the gigantic 6-inch HTC One Max for $299 on contract. The Max is almost an identical, yet larger, variant of the HTC One, which has been out since early this year. To be slightly more accurate, the One Max is more of a hybrid—in design sense—between the One and the One Mini. It has a...

Sprint and HTC have announced that the 6-inch HTC One Max is now available for only $249, on a new two-year contract. If you’re so inclined to purchase the device off-contract, it can be yours for just $599. The One Max is HTC’s first true “phablet” phone and a direct response to Samsung Galaxy Note lineup. HTC however decided not to include a stylus of any kind the One Max features slightly less impressive specs, when compared to the Note 3. The One Max features a massive 6-inch (5.9-inches to be exact) 1080p HD...

If you’ve been patiently waiting to pick up a Motorola Moto X for Verizon, be it because of your contract’s end date, the need for a customized model or just because you’ve waited to see if the price would drop. Well good news, you’ve pretty much got everything you’ve waited for including a massive price drop. Starting today, Verizon is offering the Moto X for just $49.99 (on contract) for a 16GB model, if you need more storage, get the 32GB model for just $99, again, on contract. This is a limited-time offer...

This morning Motorola has taken the “streaming” event route (located in Brazil) to announce a new phone, the Moto G, a cheaper Moto X alternative. While it features some of the same design and hardware cues as the Moto X, the Moto G is a cheaply-priced Android phone that will surely change the game. The Moto G will sell for an amazingly low $179, OFF CONTRACT, with 8GB of storage and later in January 2014, there will be a 16GB model for $199. As for specs, the Moto G features a 4.5-inch 720p HD display (slightly smaller than...

Now that the Moto X has dropped in price on, and off, contract, carriers other than AT&T (i.e. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile) are now offering their customers the ability to customize their Moto X via the MotoMaker. Now for just $99, customers of all four major US carriers can pick up one of the best Android (experience) phones in the world for an affordable price and customize it in one of over 200 variations. Still lacking, is the wooden backs that were teased when Motorola first announced the Moto X, but we’ve been promised...

About 2 years ago the Mountain View-based company 955 Dreams, nearly won the App of the Year award on iOS, only narrowly losing out to Instagram. But the apps has continued to soar in popular and today, two years later, the app is now available for Android and has already been featured as a “Play Pick” app. The app’s concept is simple, don’t have enough time to discover the hottest new music artists, but want to remain in the “know?” Then you need to check out “Band of the Day.” The app...