One year on OnePlus One available to all

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Can you believe it has been a year since we first learned of the OnePlus One smartphone? That’s right, the little upstart flagship killer that has been the source of so much turmoil, backlash, and adulation is a year old. Today sees a few headlines coming out of the OnePlus neck of the ...

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Fiverr update brings seller-based features to Android app

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  Fiverr, the service that lets users buy and sell creative and professional services, is rolling out an update to its Android app. Based around sellers, the new release delivers a handful of features to make it easier to manage Gigs. Given that more than 30% of the Fiverr Android user ...

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Google Drive app for Android gains ‘OK Google’ hotword feature

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A forthcoming update to the Google Drive app for Android is set to add a nifty new feature. Set to arrive over the next week, the app sees the integration of “OK Google” voice search. Instead of opening up Google Drive and typing in your keyword or file name you’ll be able to ...

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PowerSkin kicks off Buy One Get One deal for PowerStand [48 hours only]

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Need to pick up something cool for a holiday gift but don’t wanna spend money on someone else? Well, you’re in luck, Scrooge. PowerSkin is offering a Buy One Get One deal on its PowerStand which means you can grab one for you and a friend. For only $40 you can have not one, but two ...

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Instagram adds five new filters and enhanced options

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Instagram on Tuesday announced the release of five new filters for its mobile applications. Available in the latest update are the new, and very subtle, Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Perpetua, and Aden. In addition to the new filters, Instagram is improving the overall filtering experience. Now, ...

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T-Mobile announces Data Stash rollover data plan for January

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T-Mobile, as part of its Un-carrier 8.0 initiative, today announced its latest feature, Data Stash. In essence, it’s a rollover account that lets users collect any unused data into a bucket that can be used within a year. “Can you imagine your gas station siphoning unused gas from your ...

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Amazon offering all sorts of wonderful savings on Kindle and Fire products

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We’re less than two weeks away from Santa coming down the chimney. In other words, Santa better make sure he’s ready to roll with all sorts of goodies. Amazon, wanting to help the jolly fat man out, is offering up some terrific deals on its Kindle and Fire line of products. Check ...

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T-Mobile set to announce something Un-carrier-like tomorrow

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T-Mobile, not taking the end of year as a time to relax, is set to announce… well, something, tomorrow. According to the Un-carrier, we will get the eighth installment of the ongoing initiative as part of a fireside chat with  David Pogue of Yahoo! News. It’s true. Un-carrier 8.0 is ready ...

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Amazon introduces Surprise! e-card and gift card app

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Amazon on Wednesday introduced a new free mobile app designed to deliver e-cards and digital gift cards to friends, family, and contacts. Called Surprise!, it’s the kind of app that lets users create and send custom cards for birthdays, graduation, and holidays. Whether you’re the ...

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Facebook brings Trending to mobile apps

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Facebook this week announced it will bring its Trending feature to Android and iOS apps. In other words, it will be easier for mobile users to explore stories from a variety of sources. Check the Trending tab and you’ll find conversations organized in five different manners. Articles ...

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Ting announces GSM support for 2015; T-Mobile is secret partner

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Ting, the MVNO operating off the backs of Sprint’s network, is about get much more interesting in the coming year. The carrier today confirmed the upcoming support for unlocked GSM handsets. Set to take effect in February, Ting’s not yet ready to announce its partner. Not to worry, ...

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At 4.75mm thin the Vivo X5 Max makes other smartphones look chubby

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The competition for the thinnest smartphone on the globe gets much more fierce today as Vivo becomes the new crown-holder. Announced for release later this month, the X5 Max comes in with a chassis that’s only 4.75mm thick. Thanks to a screen that’s a mere 1.36mm thick, the handset ...

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T-Mobile launches truly unlimited family plan

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Looking to pick up a few new smartphones on a shared or family plan this holiday season? T-Mobile just made it all the more difficult to consider another carrier; today sees the launch of a true unlimited shared 4G LTE plan. Indeed, this is unlimited text, talk, and data. Starting from December ...

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Budget-minded HTC Desire 620 announced for 2015

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HTC on Tuesday announced its next Android smartphone, the budget-minded 4G LTE-ready Desire 620. Set to do battle with the likes of the Moto G, the phone features a 5-inch 720P HD Super LCD display and 5-megapixel rear camera. Under the hood we find a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor ...

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AT&T now selling $200 Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition

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AT&T and Samsung this week announced the availability of the Gear VR Innovator Edition. Priced $200, or $250 with the recommended Bluetooth controller, virtual reality headset works with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. Indeed, this is the Oculus-based device first introduced a few ...

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