Report: Amazon's Wacky 3D Phone Will Also Have Gesture Controls

Rumor has it, Amazon is cooking up a crazy smartphone with all kinds of customization, six cameras, and 3D features. Although there isn't a whole lot that's new here, BGR has just posted a deeper dive into what the actual software might look like, the most notable part of which is a whole host of tilt-activated gesture … » 4/22/14 10:48am Yesterday 10:48am

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review: Hardware Triumph, Software Facepalm

Last year, the original Xperia Z Tablet was one of our absolute favorite tablets. It was so wonderfully thin and light, plus waterproofiness? Fantastic. But the laggy software Sony put on top kind of knee-capped its potential. This year, the hardware is even better. Bordering on masterful! But some lessons Sony just… » 4/21/14 5:26pm Monday 5:26pm

Yes! Google's New Camera App Yells at People For Taking Vertical Video

Google's new standalone Camera app is a sleek and powerful alternative to the stock Android camera. Turns out, it's also a soldier in the war against vertical videos. Try to shoot a portrait-framed vid, and you'll stare down the cold judgment of an icon telling you you're doing it wrong. You've been warned. » 4/18/14 9:44am Friday 9:44am

Facebook Adds "Nearby Friends" to Show You Where Everyone's At

Facebook's newest feature, Nearby Friends, begins rolling out today. The opt-in app addition lets your friends know when you're close by, with the option to show your precise location on a map, if that's the kind of thing you want to share with your friends. » 4/17/14 1:06pm 4/17/14 1:06pm

What Is Tizen?

This year, Samsung will sell (at least) two phones and a watch that don't run Android. Instead, they'll run something called Tizen. That's a major departure for such an important player in the smartphone game. But what is Tizen? And will you actually want to use it? » 4/16/14 4:10pm 4/16/14 4:10pm

Get The Brand New Samsung Galaxy S5 For Half Off [Verizon]

Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S5 just went on sale today, and Verizon users can grab it for $100 from Amazon. Based on the Gizmodo review, this is the new best Android phone for a lot of people, especially if you value battery life and picture quality, which you should. [Amazon] » 4/15/14 2:15pm 4/15/14 2:15pm

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Less Is So Much More

If you can say one thing about Samsung's Galaxy S line of smartphones, it's that they consistently pair some of the best hardware with inexplicable software. The S5 scales back Samsung's bells and whistles, which helps make it easily the best Galaxy phone yet. If only they'd gone even further. » 4/15/14 10:20am 4/15/14 10:20am

Nikon Coolpix S810c: Samsung's Galaxy Camera Finally Has Competition

An Android-powered point-and-shoot camera sure sounds like the future even if it's yet to be proven, which is why nearly two years after Nikon pushed its first Android experiment into the world, the company is trying again. How does the Coolpix S810c measure up against Samsung's very successful Galaxy Camera? » 4/10/14 12:01am 4/10/14 12:01am