Lenovo Tab 4 series now on pre-order in the U.S., prices start at $129.99

Lenovo’s Tab line-up is well-known among Android users, especially due to their exceptionally good prices. The Chinese company announced two new Tab 4 series tablets earlier this year, the Tab 4 8.0-inch and the Tab 4 10.1-inch, but they haven’t made their debut worldwide.

U.S. major retailer Newegg is one of the first to take pre-orders for both Lenovo’s tablets. Although they are not yet in stock, Newegg claims the slates will hit the shelves on June 30.

Customers who want to purchase the 8.0-inch model will have to come up with $129.99, whereas the 10.1-inch …


Tesla in talks to start its own music streaming service

Much to the bemusement of Tesla owners, music streamers, and everyone, really, Tesla has reportedly engaged in talks with music labels in hopes to start a music streaming service of its own.

Music industry insiders have said that Tesla has approached every major label with the expressed purpose of licensing a proprietary music streaming service to be integrated into their vehicles. Insiders have also indicated that a tiered service model would be employed – the lowest tier being a Pandora-esque web radio option. Beyond this, music labels are unsure …

Long delayed YotaPhone 3 is announced; dual-screen phone to start at $350

Back in April, we told you to expect the YotaPhone 3 to be available for pre-orders this summer. Today, the phone was officially unveiled in North China. For those unfamiliar with the YotaPhone series, these devices have a dual-screen design thanks to the E Ink display found on the back of each handset. The YotaPhone 3 will sport an AMOLED panel in front. The handset was expected to launch last year, but some problems with the company’s finances delayed the release.

It is unknown whether or not a U.S. release of the YotaPhone 3 will be in the cards. Back in 2015, the YotaPhone 2 was listed …

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge start receiving Android Nougat updates

If you own a T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge, an official Android 7 Nougat update for your phone is just around the corner. T-Mobile Product Manager Des Smith today confirmed that the update should be available to both handsets “this week.”

For now, the Nougat update for the S6 and S6 edge doesn’t show up over at T-Mobile’s support website. However, one of our readers (thanks, Arthur!) informed us that he received the update on his T-Mo Galaxy S6 earlier today.

Of course, since the week has just begun, it will probably take a while before all …

Google Play may start blocking root users from accessing certain apps

The latest update for Netflix, which rolled out on Google Play a few days ago, raised a few eyebrows in the Android community by preventing users with rooted/unlocked devices to download the app from Google’s official storefront. The app itself still works on rooted devices, it’s just shows up as “incopmatible” on Google Play, with the updated changelog stating that: “version 5.0 only works with devices that are certified by Google and meet all Android requirements.”

Bad news is that recent changes made to the Google Play developer console indicate that …

Budget-friendly Moto C and Moto C Plus officially introduced, prices start at €89

Motorola has just taken the wraps off their new entry-level Android smartphones, the Moto C and Moto C Plus. Both devices were rumored for a couple of weeks now, so if you’ve been following our reports than you already know quite a bit about them.

Still, since they have just been made official, let’s take a look at what’s under their hood. First off, both smartphones ship with Android 7.0 Nougat on board.

The Moto C packs a 1.1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor, whereas the Moto C Plus has a slightly more powerful 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 CPU …

Best new Android and iPhone apps (start of May)

Hey, there! It’s a new month and it’s time to freshen up the good ole homescreen with a couple of new apps! As we do every week, we went on a hunt and found a few that you may find worthy of checking out.

So, we’ve got a cool new social media app that should help you find handymen and other kind of professional help with ease, a couple on new news-aggregating apps, a piano riff generator, and a few more surprises. Check them out below!

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Apple is once again rumored to start a P2P money transferring network similar to Venmo and PayPal

Venmo is a free digital wallet that allows users to wire funds into or out of their Venmo account, bank account or debit card. Today, word surfaced about meetings that Apple has held with firms in this industry about starting up its own money transfer system. In other words, Apple is looking to build a Venmo competitor that would allow iPhone owners to transfer funds to and from others’ iPhone handsets.

Those in the know say that Apple could officially unveil this new payment service some time later this year, allowing Apple to compete with others in the industry such as Pay Pal, Square …

Nokia 3310 sales start next week in Europe, but price is slightly higher

We’ve already reported a couple of times about the new Nokia-branded handsets that are supposed to hit the shelves in Q2, but here is something new that might put you on the fence regarding the Nokia 3310 (2017).

Unveiled back in February at Mobile World Congress 2017, Nokia 3310’s suggested retail price was set to €49. Although it’s a feature phone, the new version of Nokia 3310 is a breath of fresh air for fans of the brand who were willing to buy just to use it as their second phone.

However, it looks like many European markets have put a different price …