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TechnologyTell Review: FreshETech All-Terrain Sound Speaker

Contrary to popular belief, rugged speakers aren’t only for summertime use. Trust me. One can find much adventure and trouble outside of the few summer months. But even if you’re not big on outdoor activity, rugged and/or waterproof speakers are great in and around the home. Backyard? Bathtub? Don’t let your imagination ruin the possibilities and limit how and where you can listen to music. Especially with a speaker as small as the FreshETech All-Terrain Sound.

AT&T slaps LG G3 Vigor with $335 no-contract price, debuts September 26

Unlike Sprint, which was quieter about its LG G3 Vigor launch, AT&T chose to make a big fuss… twice, first announcing general availability information, and now adding the specifics in the equation. Yes, exact pricing and release date included.

Metallic Samsung phones galore as mystery SM-A700 pops up in India

It sure took Samsung a long time to sink its teeth into metal-clad Galaxy devices, but as it turns out, once Samsung got the ball rolling, they couldn’t get enough of the premium build material. Thus, the Alpha, once erroneously rumored a short-run experiment, is ready to spawn a number of A-Series successors.

Pocket Jump makes charging devices and vehicles stupid-easy

External battery packs are ubiquitous these days. It’s not an easy market, that’s for sure. They come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, capacities, and even colors. Smarter and more ambitious manufacturers have been adding more features or employing clever design in order to draw consumer attention. And, honestly, it works.

LG brings KitKat to Optimus L7 II, preps L Fino for Verizon launch

Any fans of low-cost, low-end LG mobile gear around? Great, because we have two separate, unrelated pieces of good news for you today.

Roaring iPhone 6 sales prompt earlier-than-planned Galaxy Note 4 rollout

For the first time in years, Samsung posted what can only be described as negative financial results last quarter. Sure, Samsung still drew a profit, but it was nowhere near the mark they had anticipated.

10 apps to get you in the Autumn spirit

According to my calendar and today’s Google Doodle, it is officially Autumn. And while you may have already cheated the Autumnal equinox by sipping on a pumpkin spice latte (guilty), now is the acceptable time to engage in those fall activities. Whether it’s uploading foliage Instagrams or crafting a pumpkin pie, it’s important to get the most out of Autumn 2014 because let’s face it: winter is coming.

Unlocked first-gen Motorola Moto G drops to $160 on Amazon

We could argue for hours on what phone is the smarter buy nowadays in the high-end spectrum, but when it comes to the budget, low to mid-end niche, everybody knows who number one is. It’s Motorola’s Moto G, although with an LTE-enabled flavor of the first-gen device around, as well as a larger sequel, it’s become fairly difficult to pick here too.

Report: Google working with HTC on the next Nexus tablet, may launch soon

HTC is said to be working on the next Google Nexus 9 tablet, which has seen its fair share of rumors in the past few weeks. The tablet came under the spotlight a week back, codenamed Volantis, carrying an 8.9-inch display and a Tegra K1 processor, as per the rumor mill. According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the plan, Google has selected HTC as the next Nexus tablet manufacturer, with the executives flying to the Google headquarters in Mountain View to work on the project.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro likely on the way with Intel Broadwell inside, 7-hour+ battery

Excited for Intel’s 14 nanometer Haswell refresh, dubbed Core M or Broadwell? If you choose to ignore certain manufacturing misfortunes and pre-production glitches that have probably been ironed out anyway, you should.

DuckDuckGo search engine blocked in China

China has blocked DuckDuckGo, the privacy-centric search engine. The service has become popular over the past two years in response to the NSA revelations and claims that Google may not be very safe for people trying to protect their privacy. DuckDuckGo founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg confirmed that the block had been established, but it is not clear why the Chinese government is targeting DuckDuckGo.

Gadgetell Review: Pong Case

I’ve had the Pong Case on my iPhone 5S for the past couple weeks. My case, specifically, is a Classic style case in Radiant Orchid and it fits my personality perfectly. The Pong case’s intent is to both reduce radiation exposure for the use and increase outgoing service in the phone. The case contains a more »