More fleshed-out details surface for upcoming Kindle Fire models

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The next-generation of Kindle Fire could make the Nexus 7 look like a child’s toy, according to details obtained by BGR. The tech blog has just posted a number of hardware specifications for the upcoming line of Android-powered tablets and, so far, they sound rather appealing. The 7-inch ...

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Onavo Count 2.0 debuts with new UI, comparative data, and more

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Need to get a better handle on which of your apps are helping to blow through your allotted monthly data plan? Sure, you could use the stuff that’s built into the stock Android experience but that’s not quite as sharp or fun as what Onavo does. In fact, now’s a great time to ...

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Floating Notifications 1.5 arrives with support for Android 4.3 Notification Listener Service

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Floating Notifications has a new update this week which sees the app supporting the new Android 4.3 Notification Listener Service. In essence, the app lets you dismiss notifications within FN and it then having the corresponding notification go away as well. Deeper integration with Android, ya ...

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Motorola rumored to sell Moto X on August 1

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Motorola will not only introduce the world to the Moto X on August 1 but it may also begin selling the device on the same day. At least that’s the new rumor going around this afternoon.  According to sources close to AndroidAndMe, there are carriers receiving the device this week with ...

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Three great camera apps for serious shutterbugs

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While many of us prefer the plain vanilla Android experience of a Nexus device, a Google Experience device, or an AOSP ROM, there is at least one area where it lags behind phone manufacturers’ enhancements: the camera app. On Friday, we learned that the CyanogenMod team is working on an ...

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Minx Go bluetooth speaker review

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Today we’re taking a look at Cambridge Audio’s recently released Minx Go portable Bluetooth speaker. With a promised 18 hours of playback per charge, does this $150 speaker justify its price? You bet it does. Save for its size, the Minx Go looks remarkably similar to Cambridge Audio ...

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LG G2 will launch with more than 100 carriers around the globe

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LG has lofty expectations for the upcoming G2 smartphone. How lofty? Let’s say they are already forecasting 10 million units (translate) for the device with weeks to go before it’s announced. Sure, it pales in comparison to other best-selling smartphone of the day, but it’s ...

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Samsung prepping pair of 2560×1600 tablets, leak suggests

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Samsung is prepping at least two new tablets with a 2560×1600 display resolution, according to new details out of @evleaks. Reportedly, an SM-P900 will boast a 12.2-inch display, an Exynos Octa 5 processor, and support for the S Pen Wacom-based stylus. Sounds not unlike the Galaxy ...

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Motorola reported to feature laminated aluminum, Moto Magic Glass

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How about some fresh Motorola rumors to get the week started off? According to Taylor Wimberly (formerly of AndroidAndMe), the upcoming Moto X smartphone will feature a “laminated aluminum structure for a light weight and high strength design” as well as a new glass design called ...

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The Ubuntu Edge gets completely explained in 8 minutes [video]

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If the Ubuntu Edge phone has you confused, then check this out. Marques Brownlee has taken to YouTube to explain to the masses what the new IndieGoGo campaign is all about. Here’s a few highlights: The Ubuntu edge will run Android AND Ubuntu The Ubuntu docked OS will be able to talk ...

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ChromeCast gets the teardown treatment

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Google recently announced their new media-streaming-slash-internet-throwing “ChromeCast” dongle. Now, of course, the folks at iFixIt have gotten their hands on it, and they’ve done what they do best – torn it to pieces. So what are we looking at internally? ...

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Superuser on Android 4.3 gets sketchy

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According to a recent post by Koushik Dutta, aka – Koush, on Google+, there are some issues with the Superuser functionality in Android 4.3. According to Koush: “Basically /system is mounted as nosuid to any zygote spawned process (ie, all Android apps). Root will still continue to ...

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Is Samsung testing multiple sizes for Galaxy Note 3?

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Handset maker rumored to be testing 5.5", 5.7", and 6" models with various camera, processor, and memory options.

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T-Mobile promotion sees all devices selling with zero down

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Are you in the hunt for a new smartphone? You really ought to consider T-Mobile’s new promotion which sees them selling all of their handsets with the ridiculously awesome zero down. Indeed, you can pick up some of the hottest smartphones around and pair it with a no-contract plan that ...

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35 Triangle wallpapers for your Android

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. We recently began curating a collection of wallpapers for you, dear reader, and are only too happy ...

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