Sony releases Z1S kernel source code, encourages mods

Sony, in a refreshing non-corporate move, is encouraging developers to tweak its custom ROMS and make other tweaks. 

Table Top Racing on Android: dreams do come true

Awesome! That is the appropriate sentiment when you see this game in action. 

Blocky Roads – an exciting Minecraft style racing game

What do you get if you cross Minecraft with games like Hill Climb Racing? Blocky Roads! In vibrant color, race your vehicle along bumpy, blocky roads to travel as far as you can before fuel runs out.

Swiftkey heads to automobiles as they partner with Clarion for smarter in-car technology

While many folks are used to using Swiftkey of their smartphones, the software maker's latest announcement could see you using their keyboard in your car as well.

WWE Network will bring all the wrestling content you can handle for $9.99 per month

Last night, WWE Chairman Vincent Kennedy McMahon and COO Paul Levesque (HHH) announced the WWE Network, a new video streaming service that can be described as a Netflix for scripted combat entertainment. The wrestling entertainment company will offer up an archive of Pay Per Views, DVD specials, countdown specials, reality series and access to every single new WWE PPV (that includes Wrestlemania) for just $9.99 per month.There is a small catch for all that goodness: you’ll have to commit to 6 months’ worth of service.

Samsung’s Rumored 12.2-inch Tablet Could be Named ‘Galaxy Note Pro’

Samsung was recently rumored to be prepping four new tablets for the first quarter of 2014, and now we’re hearing that one of those slates may be the 12.2-inch Samsung Galaxy Note Pro. If that size screen sounds familiar, it’s because we’ve already heard of a 12.2-inch Samsung tablet passing through the FCC in November.According to SamMobile, the Android 4.4 KitKat-powered slate features a 12.2-inch 2,560 x 1,600 resolution display and 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

Sega is giving great deals on Sonic for mobile

From today until January 1, Sega is getting in the festive spirit by offering a range of price cuts on selected Sonic the Hedgehog mobile titles. Sonic Jump is going free for the promotion, while there are savings of up to 80% across other titles.

A sensor-equipped basketball and an app will help you achieve Air

“Ball don’t lie,” Rasheed Wallace famously said during a basketball game once. Stick nine sensors in that same basketball, though, and you can really find out the truth about your game. That’s the idea behind the 94Fifty Smart Sensor basketball, developed by InfoMotion Sports Technologies.

Delta CEO Issues Company-Wide Memo Banning in-flight Calls

Have you ever had the misfortune of sitting in the vicinity of an incorrigible cellphone user, unable to escape the sound his or her incessant chatter? Well, if you fly Delta Airplane, you’ll never have to experience that kind of annoyance on an airplane.

200 MB of Free Mobile Data for the new Google Nexus 7 Tablet Starting at $0 Down

Yay, Christmas. Time for giving. T-Mobile is giving you 200 MB of free data per month. Check out the fine print, but it's a deal.

Dolphin Zero aims to be the Snapchat of browsers by shredding every piece of data

Dolphin has announced a new browser that they hope will assuage the privacy fears of paranoid people everywhere. Dolphin Zero is the name, and it’s being described as a “Snapchat of browsers,” of sorts.

Apple To Developers: Optimize Your Apps To iOS 7 By February

Apple updated iOS this year to include 1,500 new application programming interfaces for developers and a slick new “flat” design. Most app developers have been building apps optimized towards iOS 7 since Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference in June 2013. Apple released iOS 7 to the public a week after it introduced the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in September.

Mobile Developers Find More Opportunity, And Money, In Enterprise Over Consumer Apps

While mobile developers may hope to strike it rich with the next Candy Crush Saga, the reality is that enterprise developers stand to make four times as much money building mobile apps than consumer-oriented developers do, according to research from VisionMobile.

Pebble Watch Getting Official Appstore in 2014

One of our favorite things about the Pebble smartwatch is its wide range of custom watchfaces and apps, but there hasn’t been a central repository to download them. Now the company is making it easier by launching the Pebble appstore, going live in early 2014.The Pebble appstore will integrate seamlessly into the existing Pebble app for iOS and Android. Pebble owners will be able to download, browse and install watch faces, apps and games directly from this app.

Samsung could intro 10.5-inch tablet at CES, report says

Samsung could introduce a 10.5-inch AMOLED tablet in early January, according to a new report from Korea's ETNews.Details recently found in a shipping manifest point to at least one of Samsung's next Galaxy Tabs coming with a premium price tag.Factor in earlier rumors of a high-end line of tablets designed to compete with Apple's iPad and iPad Mini and things line up nicely.

Android Is no Cash Cow for Google

Other than serving as a platform for its search engine, wireless is not a big part of Google's business. Only about 2% of its enterprise value is estimated to come from mobile.Therefore, Google might be rooting for Apple to succeed, too, as iOS is responsible for the majority of web traffic generated and has more than a 2:1 advantage over Android.  

The Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition and the Magnetic Charging Dock make a (mostly) great team

It's been a while since we had a Nexus or "Nexus-like" device with an official accessory dock. The Galaxy Nexus was made better with it's dock, even though Samsung wanted far too much money for it. If you ended up buying one, you know what I mean. Having your device sit docked at your desk or on your nightstand was handy, and the fact that things worked well between the phone and the dock made it easy.

Beyonce Broke the Music Business

Few artists have the capacity to change an entire business model with one deft maneuver, but hand it to Beyonce, because she just did.Last night (Dec. 12), without any pre-promotion whatsoever, the former Destiny’s Child star dropped her new album— Beyonce`— directly via iTunes.Perhaps it’s because Beyonce, like everyone else living in 2013, realized that it’s easier to go directly to your fans and cut out all the bullshit that traditionally goes into promoting a record.

Pocket Updated To v5.1 With Cool New Quick Save Actions

Reading long articles on the web can be a pain, but Pocket makes it easy to save and read content in its slick minimalist UI.

Applebee's Will Install 100,000 Intel-Backed Tablets Next Year In Record Rollout

From the classroom to coffee shops, tablets are popping up everywhere. Now a new deal will put 100,000 of the devices on tabletops across Applebee’s restaurants in the United States, a record rollout for a business that continues the trend to gamify your dining experience and get you to spend more in your seat.