Leaked: Waterproof Kyocera Hydro Life for T-Mobile

Kyocera’s robust, ultra-durable, semi-affordable Android gear is becoming more and more popular with America’s leading wireless service providers, and so hot on the heels of Sprint and Boost Mobile’s Hydro Vibe and Icon releases, T-Mobile looks to be gearing up to welcome the Hydro Life.

LapWorks folds full keyboard to pocket size for mobile devices

No matter how great your voice-recognition or finger-swiping app is for text input, it doesn’t quite match the feel and appeal of a keyboard. Words and corrections fly faster with fingers than any other way. And how can you not love the gentle flurry of clicks as you tweet or update a Facebook status?

Xiaomi Mi4 tipped to cost $499 with 2K screen, Snapdragon 805 and 3 GB RAM

Look out, LG G3 and Oppo Find 7, the Quad HD display phablet arena may get quite crowded pretty soon. But before Samsung can take a stab at it with the Galaxy Note 4, one of Oppo’s local China-based rivals will likewise try to leap from dark horse status to world heavyweight title contender.

Android Wear owners can now pay at the register with their wrist

Slim and/or minimalist wallets are all the rage right now. Why? It’s because, deep down, many people love and appreciate doing more with less. The same concept applies to our mobile devices and digital payment methods. Although the adoption and availability hasn’t been as fast as some would like, there are more merchants now than ever to accept purchases via digital wallets.

LG Pulse, Unify, HTC Desire 816, ZTE Emblem pictured en route to Virgin

Virgin Mobile, one of Sprint’s subsidiaries, is famous for its low prepaid rates, sensible no-contract smartphone prices and frequent device discounts, but it’s been a while since the operator last bolstered its product portfolio.

Mobile traffic overtakes PC traffic in China

With well over 1 billion citizens and hundreds of millions of internet-connected individuals, China is a good place to look at if you are trying to find out where the tech market is headed. The latest report from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) has revealed one major shift in the market. Based upon data from June 2014, the percentage of people accessing the internet via a mobile device grew past the percentage of people accessing the internet with a PC.

Shady Motorola Moto G2 image and underwhelming specs crop up

Extra LTE connectivity and microSD support couldn’t make the recently refreshed Motorola Moto G version qualify for an upgrade, and with the original now around eight months old, it seems only logical to expect a follow-up in the near future.

Sony now selling Xperia Z2 stateside via online store at steep $700

After months and months of sterile, agonizing waiting, longstanding prospective buyers of Sony’s Xperia Z2 smartphone/tablet pair can at last quench their thirst for waterproof, anorexic, Snapdragon 801-powered, 3 GB RAM-packing Android gear.

Motorola Moto X discounted again: 16 GB at $300, 32 GB version is $325

As Moto X+1’s introduction nears, Motorola is really getting desperate to rid itself of leftover first-gen X inventory, putting the customizable 4.7-inch Android smartphone on sale for the umpteen time these past few months.

LG prices G3 s/G3 Beat at €349 on European shores, ETA is mid-August

Given how tight-lipped LG was in relation to retail prices when announcing the G3 Beat for South Korea less than 24 hours ago, we didn’t expect to get updates very soon. Especially not on G3 Beat’s European-destined twin, dubbed G3 s, which is slated for a commercial debut “in the coming weeks”.

Latest Linksys Extender caters to video, audio streaming

I hate our living room couch. Despite the fact it looks like plush moss, its comfort is ill-fit for any upright vertebrate that wants to avoid long-term back problems. But, of course, it’s the default sitting location for the primary household television. As such, I also hate our living room TV.

Microsoft reportedly cancels Nokia McLaren 3D Touch smartphone

It feels silly to even begin talking about a purportedly canceled device that no one can be certain was ever real, but there’s no smoke without fire and all that, so it’s safe to assume the Nokia “McLaren” did indeed exist in pre-release prototype form.