Blackphone’s new app store only houses apps that won’t spy on you

The super secure Blackphone will soon have its own app store filled with privacy-focused apps. The app store will feature a small collection of apps that have been vetted by security experts.

Anonymous hacker Sabu gives first public interview since becoming an FBI snitch

Anonymous hacker turned FBI informant Hector Monsegur, AKA Sabu, has given his first public interview since he was outed as a snitch. Sabu revealed details about his arrest, the hacks he carried out, and the lack of online security.

LG G Watch R2 rumored for MWC 2015, may include 4G connectivity to really strain the battery

Rumors are gathering about another LG smartwatch, named the G Watch R2, which may come with a 4G modem inside so it can be used independently from a smartphone. LG is tipped to launch the watch during Mobile World Congress next year.

LG rumored to have killed G Pro 3 so it can work even harder on the LG G4

A rumor report from Korea suggests LG has dropped its big-screen, high performance G Pro series of smartphones, expected to continue with the G Pro 3, so it can concentrate on the LG G4.

HTC’s slickly styled Desire 620 is now official

HTC's new Desire 620 has been made official. The design follows the trend set with the Desire 820, with a slightly more modest spec sheet, complete with a 5-inch, 720p screen.

Yahoo’s first ever developer conference further highlights its shift to mobile

Yahoo is gearing up to hold its first ever mobile developer conference in a couple of months' time, an event designed to help developers gain a better understanding of their audience while also offering advice on how to improve and monetize…

This clever new touch sensitive film could revolutionize wearable tech design

A Finnish company has developed a bendy, flexible, and very strong touch sensitive material, which could be used to add touch controls to almost any surface, including those where a physical button is an impossibility.
Android Army

Great deal: Get the LG G Pad 7.0 for a buck when you buy any AT&T LG smartphone

AT&T's latest promotion is rolling out, which includes selling the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE for $1 when you purchase any LG smartphone. Doing so will also net you a 50 percent discount for both the G Watch and LG Tone Bluetooth headset.

Want to visit Sony’s underwater store? You’ll need to learn how to dive

Sony officially launched its Xperia Aquatech underwater store in Dubai. Unfortunately, the store is only accessible for a select few, and even then, the store is only open for three days.
Home Theater

Good deal: Buy a Chromecast, get $20 Google Play credit

Just in time for Christmas, Google Play, Amazon, and Best Buy are offering $20 Google Play credit when you buy a Chromecast. The promotion will last until December 21. Buyers have until January 25 to redeem the credit.

New York City libraries will let patrons rent mobile hotspots

New York City libraries and Sprint will provide 10,000 mobile hotspot devices to patrons after receiving a $1 million donation from Google. The hotspots will go to those who don't have Internet access at home.
Home Theater

Vimeo opens the door for 4K UHD video, but no streaming yet

Vimeo will begin allowing Vimeo Pro users to offer 4K downloads for videos and sell 4K downloads on the video-on-demand service.