Lenovo S860 is a beefy bruiser with a blockbuster battery – CNET

CNETBARCELONA, Spain — Just when Lenovo was starting to make its name as a phone maker, with chunky, big-screen handsets such as the Vibe X we saw at IFA in…

Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch Arrives, Bringing a Friend – Mashable

MashableSamsung is launching the second generation of its smartwatch just five months after the first one, the Galaxy Gear, made its debut. But this time it’s a twofer. The Gear…

Google acquires SlickLogin to help make the Internet safer – Android Community

Android CommunityGoogle and its users are probably one of the favorite targets of miscreants. While Google is always trying to secure things from its end, it can only do so…

Kickstarter data hacked, credit card details said to be safe – Android Community

Android CommunityKickstarter has confirmed news of a hacker attack. Details of the hack were shared on the company blog this weekend, and include mention of “unauthorized access to some” customer…

Flappy Bird enters Play Store as latest casual gaming addiction – Android Community

Android CommunityA new casual style game has recently arrived in the Play Store. The game is called Flappy Bird and while we use the term casual to describe the style…

Samsung Life Times life log app appears in leaked screenshots – Android Community

Android CommunitySamsung is said to be preparing a new app that seems to be riding on a new type of life journal. Known for now as the Samsung Life Times,…

LG G Flex coming to European markets in February – Android Community

Android CommunityShortly after launching in the US, the LG G Flex will become available in a few European regions. This is part of LG’s efforts to spread the word about…

Know My App website by CTIA shows how much data your favorite apps consume – Android Community

Android CommunityThere is no doubt that mobile data usage is growing at a rapid pace, but users who are still adjusting to the trend my not be fully aware of…

Google fights back against Rockstar patent group – CNET

CNETCompany files lawsuit against the Apple- and Microsoft-backed consortium, asserting that its “patent dragnet” has placed a cloud on Google’s Android platform. Michelle Meyers. by Michelle Meyers. December 26, 2013…

Google bites back, practically calls Rockstar a patent troll – Android Community

Android CommunityJust in time to become a rather strange Christmas present, Google has filed a lawsuit against Rockstar, a company that has sued Google and its Android OEM partners over…

AllCast Now Available in Google Play Sans Chromecast Streaming – PC Magazine

PC MagazineAfter a bit of closed beta testing, AllCast is available for everyone with an Android device in Google Play. AllCast made a splash several months back when it became…

With the New Gmail, People Will Know When You Open That Message – Wired

WiredBeware: Google just made it easier for people to know if you’re opening their email messages. Today, the web giant announced a change to its popular Gmail service: Images embedded…

Google Squeezes Margins on Moto G Phone – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalGoogle Inc.’s Motorola Mobility unit is selling its new Moto G smartphone at starkly thinner profit margins than rival phones, according to a new analysis, a move that…

Google Updates Play Music App With SD Card Storage But Where Are The … – Forbes

ForbesIn case you missed it, Google Google updated their Play Music app yesterday. The update brings some nice UI tweaks including a slick slide-out menu, the ability to shuffle songs…