PayPal added as a payment option for Google Play content

Put your credit card and Google Play gift cards away; you can finally pay with PayPal. Google today announced that Android users can pay for apps, books, video, and music purchases with their PayPal account. Rumors of this happening have been around for years, but the time has finally come. While plenty of people were perfectly happy to pay with a credit card, Play gift certificate, or their carrier not everyone has that option....

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HTC One Mini 2 specs and official release announced for Europe, Asia, and Middle East

The HTC One Mini 2 might not have all of the bells and whistles seen on the One M8, but it's still got a few things going for it. One of those things is a camera that actually has a larger 13-megapixel sensor and the same 5-megapixel selfie-friendly front camera found on the M8. That's mostly where the most encouraging aspects end. As the Mini name implies, the One Mini 2 has a smaller screen of 4.5-inch with 720p HD resolution. The...

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Verizon rolls out KitKat to Note 3 and DROIDs
May15

Verizon rolls out KitKat to Note 3 and DROIDs

Android KitKat 4.4 has been out in the wild since November 2013, but there are still a number of devices still not up to speed with the latest Google platform. Of course, much depends on manufacturers and carriers and often they tend to take their time updating. Verizon for example is known for taking an age to update devices to the latest and greatest versions of Android, but the carrier is finally moving through the gears on the...

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HTC One Mini not getting a slew of features
May15

HTC One Mini not getting a slew of features

The HTC One M8 is one of the hottest smartphones on the market at the moment, delivering the right balance between sleek looks and blazing performance. The upcoming new HTC One Mini is going to keep up the end of the design bargain, but those looking for flagship performance and features will probably have to look elsewhere. The M8 Mini has not even been announced but it is almost a certainty for release in the coming months such is...

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Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies
May14

Motorola Alert helps you keep in touch during emergencies

Motorola is playing at being the mobile world’s software innovator again by including a feature that alerts relatives and friends if you are in an emergency. Sure, it's not the first to do this as Samsung offers a similar service on its Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 3, but Motorola is blazing a trail at the lower end of the market. Motorola Alert is a robust emergency feature that lets users send regular alerts and updates that relay...

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LG G3 poses in leaked image
May14

LG G3 poses in leaked image

LG's G3 is one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2014, and with good reason too as the latest flagship from the South Korean company looks set to continue the brands good recent form. With the launch date due at the end of May, the leaks for the G3 are arriving thick and fast and the latest image is arguably the clearest yet, offering a detailed look at the device. Last year’s G2 took many by surprise and in many ways was a game...

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