Report: Google Workshop to let you design custom smartphone cases

google workshop

Google may be planning to launch a new service that lets you create custom cases for its smartphones. Android Police reports something called “Google Workshop” is on the way, and not only will it let you design your own case, but you’ll be able to create your own wallpaper to customize not only what the […]

XBMC becomes Kodi (entertainment center software)


XBMC is a popular media center application for Windows, Linux, OS X, Android, and other platforms. It provides a full-screen user interface for navigating music, movies, videos, online media and all sorts of other content through its plugin system. Once upon a time XBMC stood for Xbox Media Center: the earliest versions were designed to […]

Rikomagic MK902 II Android box with RK3288 ships in August

mk902 ii

Rikomagic introduced its next TV box a few months ago, and now the Rikomagic MK902 II is just about ready to ship. The little box features a Rockchip RK3288 processor, Android 4.4 KitKat software, and up to 16GB of built-in storage. It has a wholesale price of about $100 per unit and according to Cngadget, […]

Deals of the Day (8-01-2014)

thinkpad yoga

Lenovo is running a Back to School sale, and if you’ve had your eye on a Thinkpad Yoga, a Yoga 11e, or a number of Lenovo’s other laptops, tablets, or convertibles, there’s a good chance you can save a few bucks. I’ve included a few of Lenovo’s discounted ThinkPads in today’s list of deals, but […]

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro on the way?

lenovo yoga 3 postel

Lenovo may be preparing to launch a next-generation Yoga tablet. A listing for an unannounced Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro showed up at the Indonesian equivalent of the FCC recently. The site also mentions another unannounced device, called the Lenovo ThinkPad X250. Aside from the fact that the Yoga 3 Pro is described as a “laptop […]

HP and Gilt might offer the most stylish smartwatch yet

hp smartwatch

HP wants to get in on the smartwatch action, but in a quest to deliver something which stands out from the crowd HP isn’t going it alone. The company is partnering with Gilt and fashion designer Michael Bastian. This fall the team will offer one of the most stylish smartwatches to date. Under the hood […]

ECS introduces LIVA mini PC kit with 64GB of storage

ecs liva white

The ECS LIVA is a tiny, fanless desktop PC with an Intel Celeron Bay Trail CPU, 2GB of RAM, and a case that’s small enough to hold in one hand. ECS sells the LIVA as a kit which you put together yourself, but since the memory, storage, and CPU are attached the motherboard all you […]

Now you can watch (some) Hulu content on Android for free

hulu plus

Hulu is making some of its full-length TV shows and movies available for free on a mobile device for the first time. Up until now if you’ve wanted to watch Hulu content on a smartphone or tablet you’ve needed a Hulu Plus subscription. Now you can just download and install the Hulu Plus app for […]

Deals of the Day (7-31-2014)

fiesta run

Apparently ’tis the season for free or cheap Android apps and games. Thursday and Friday Amazon is giving away 30 apps that you’d normally have to pay for, and Ubisoft is offering huge discounts on several games in the Google Play Store. You can pick up Assasin’s Creed Pirates for just 10 pennies or Rabbids […]