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Nokia’s New ‘Z Launcher’ for Android is Available for Free on Google Play

If you’re tired of seeing a mess of apps and icons on your home screen every time you turn on your phone, there are plenty of custom launchers you can download from the Play Store to give your phone a more custom look and feel. The latest addition comes via Nokia, of all companies. The [...]

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5 Free Web-Based Alternatives to Microsoft Office That Include Collaboration Tools

When you search Google for alternatives to Microsoft Office, there are almost 5 million results. I’ve checked out some of the top contenders and put together this list of the five best options for those who can’t or don’t want to use Microsoft Office. The other perk: all five of these are web-based, meaning they [...]

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Send Money Through Snapchat

Snapchat has just announced that you will now be able to send money through their app, due to their partnership with Square. Square Cash is an app that lets you send money to anyone for free. Mike posted about his experience using cash just a few weeks ago. Give it a read. He absolutely loved [...]

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Google Splits SMS and MMS from Hangouts App with New ‘Messenger’ App for Android

With the release of Android 4.4 KitKat last year, Google appeared to be going in the direction of Apple’s iMessage service, combining its SMS / MMS app with Google Hangouts. Hangouts messages, like iMessage, are sent via your phone’s data connection and don’t use the traditional SMS protocol. The unification of both into one app [...]

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T-Mobile is Giving Everyone This Android Tablet for Free

The UnCarrier has a gift for you: a free Alcatel ONETOUCH Pop 7 Android tablet. Beginning this Friday, existing customers can visit local participating T-Mobile retail stores to pick one up with $0 money down and $0 monthly payments, as long as they attach a qualifying data plan. While there’s technically no contract to take [...]

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Big News: America’s Largest Retailer Will Now Match Amazon and Other Sites’ Online Pricing

During the holiday season two years ago, electronics retail giant Best Buy decided to start price matching products customers would find on Amazon.com. It was an effort to get customers to buy in-stores instead of online. Reuters is reporting that Wal-Mart, America’s largest retailer, has also officially formalized a policy to match prices on items [...]

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Sony SmartWatch 3, Powered by Android Wear, Now Available via Google Play, Amazon for $249

Whether you’re using a smartphone from Sony or not, the company’s latest entry to the wearable market, and their third-generation of the product, is now available to the public. SmartWatch 3 is the first device from Sony to be powered by Android Wear, which should make it a dramatically better offering than the previous two [...]

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How to Deregister Your Phone Number from iMessage When You Switch to Android

Since Apple first introduced iMessage, there’s been one major flaw: if you were to switch devices to something other than an iPhone (say, an Android device), you’d have a hard time sending and receiving SMS and MMS messages on the new phone, because your phone number was still “registered” with iMessage. Usually, the problem required [...]

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Looking for a Job in Tech? Here’s How to Apply to 8 Great Companies

Facebook “Working at Facebook means doing what you love. We hire trailblazers, hackers and pioneers. We want people who can solve challenging problems, make a real impact and build something big. You should join us. To have the biggest impact, we need to focus on solving the most important problems. It sounds simple, but most [...]

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New Star Wars Movie Finishes Filming and Gets its Official Name, to be Called…

While we still have 13 months to wait, Lucasfilm announced on Twitter last week that it has completed “principal photography” — filming, that is — for Star Wars VII. They also let it be known that the subtitle for the film will be “The Force Awakens.” Since the announcement, the Internet has had some fun [...]

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