NVIDIA Shield Tablet doubles down on storage, adds 4G LTE

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NVIDIA has boosted the specs for its recently released Shield Tablet and is today announcing two key improvements. A new version of the tablet will be made available later this month which includes more storage and enhanced connectivity. Specifically, the storage doubles from 16GB to 32GB and ...

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MetroPCS ups the data for plans, adds new LTE markets

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS today announced the addition of new markets offering 4G LTE network speeds. Growing by 10, the cities include Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chicago, Ill.; Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.; Milwaukee, Wisc.; Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minn.; Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, and ...

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HTC Desire 510 delivers 4G LTE on a budget

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HTC on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone, the Desire 510. With a polycarbonate design that closely resembles the Desire 610 and Desire 816, the handset features entry-level specifications with what we presume to be a wallet-friendly price point. After all, HTC says it’s a ...

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AT&T announces LG G Pad 7.0 LTE for August 8

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AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE tablet. Arriving later this week on August 8, the 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features an HD+ IPS display, a 5-megapixel ear camera, and 4000mAh battery. Like other devices from the LG camp, this one ...

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Verizon adds 4G LTE to ALLSET prepaid plans

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Verizon today announced that 4G LTE connectivity will be included in its prepaid ALLSET plans. Effective July 17, the $45 rate plan includes unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of 4G LTE data. For a limited time Verizon will double the pool to 1GB just so long as you agree to its auto ...

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Is Google teasing alternative on-screen buttons for Android “L”?

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As you all know by now, Google announced a new version of Android, called Android “L” (for the time being at least). Along with that they announced a new design approach to Android, called “Material Design” in which they, amongst other things, introduced a new set of ...

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Sprint now offering 30 day risk-free trial of services, expanded LTE coverage, and more

Sprint, having a busy day to kick off the week, has announced the expansion of 4G LTE to another 28 markets. What’s more, the tri-band Spark service is getting three more areas of its own. While the former eclipses the 470 market threshold, the much faster Spark LTE now reaches 27 cities. ...

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Our interview with CEO of Blu Products: spec wars, upcoming products, LTE support, and more

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Blu Products is one of our favourite trendy brands featuring a variety of devices to meet the needs of smartphone consumers alike. AndroidGuys had a chance to have some of our top questions answered by BLU’s Chief Executive Officer, Samuel Ohev-Zion. Our Questions Answered In a growing ...

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Moto G with LTE now available

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Motorola are offering up the Moto G with LTE support on their website for $219 in both black and white. The budget smartphone is a great little device, and now you can now grab it with 4G. It is available with 8GB of internal storage but the LTE variant of the Moto G comes with... Read More

Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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HTC One M8 Prime development halted indefinitely

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If like the many new HTC One M8 owners around you felt pretty hard done by when HTC announced they were working on an M8 Prime variant, then today you can feel a little bit better about your purchase as it appears HTC have halted development of the M8 Prime indefinitely. Notorious leaker ...

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FreedomPop calls up trio of LTE-equipped Samsung smartphones

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FreedomPop on Thursday announced that it has added three new Samsung smartphones with 4G LTE capabilities. Available today, customers can now also choose from the Samsung Galaxy Victory, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S III to pull down LTE speeds. Pricing breaks down as so: Samsung Galaxy Victory ...

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T-Mobile kicks off its VoLTE service in Seattle

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T-Mobile, not to be outdone by some of the bigger carriers, has announced its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service. Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray, advised in a blog post today that T-Mobile has started offering the LTE Advanced-capable VoLTE in Seattle for select models. Specifically, those ...

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AT&T debuts Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini as first VoLTE device

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Today, AT&T debut their first ever smartphone with VoLTE technology. Presenting the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, AT&T’s first to have HD voice, and this ability is achieved with the help of Voice over LTE. The smartphone features some impressive features, like 4.3-inch Super AMOLED ...

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Amazon cuts refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE by $80 bucks

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Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is a refurbished model of the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE.  The original price for the 32 GB model is $299, but you can pick it up for $219. This also applies to the 64 GB model bring it to $269. Now I know you’re thinking, “Oh no,... Read More