European Commission files antitrust complaint against Google over Android licensing practices

Google Android is an open source operating system. That means anyone can install or modify the software, and some companies have even released their own custom forks of the operating system such as Amazon’s Fire OS (for tablets and TV boxes) or Cyanogen Inc’s Cyanogen OS (for phones… so far). But some of the key […]

Buy a Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition phone without an invite (in Europe)

The Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition is the most powerful phone to date to ship with Canonical’s Ubuntu Linux-based operating system. Last month it went on sale in Europe, but only to customers that had an invitation. Now it’s available for anyone in Europe to buy. The phone’s also available in China, but there’s no word […]

HTC One M9+ coming to Europe

Disappointed in the HTC One M9 smartphone? HTC launched a more powerful model called the HTC One M9+ in April… but it was only available in China at launch. Now HTC says it will offer the HTC One M9+ in Europe as well. There’s no word on if or when it’ll make it across the […]

Amazon Fire TV gets USB storage, Bluetooth headphone support, Fire TV Stick launches in Europe

Amazon has announced that it’s bringing new features to its $99 Fire TV and $39 Fire TV Stick devices. The next over-the-air software update will bring support for Bluetooth headphones and USB storage, among other things. The Fire TV Stick is also now available for purchase in the UK and Germany, where the the TV […]

Amazon Fire TV launches in Europe

Amazon is bringing its Fire TV digital media box to Europe, starting with the UK and Germany. German customers will be able to snag one when it ships on September 25th for €99, but folks who are already Amazon prime subscribers will be able to get one for half that price. The Amazon Fire TV will be […]