Republic Wireless calls on $149 Moto G

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Republic Wireless yesterday added the Moto G smartphone to its portfolio of smartphones. Essentially doubling its roster of devices, the Motorola smartphone joins the Moto X as being offered without contract. The 8GB Moto G is priced at only $149.99 and can be paired with Republic ...

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Amazon’s Easter Egg deals offer scores of free and discounted games

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Amazon on Friday announced a little Easter Egg hunt for this weekend which results in a bunch of free and highly discounted games. If you’ve got a moment to spare and want to get in on some freebies, head to Amazon Appstore and look for the overflowing Easter egg. Once you click it ...

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Flickr 3.0 debuts with new look, filters, and more

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Flickr on Thursday rolled out a new version of its Android and iOS applications. Redesigned with a new UI and Instragram-inspired features, the app lets users take and share pictures as well as videos (up to 30 seconds). What’s more, the app provides editing tools like crop, rotate, ...

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MetroPCS now offering Samsung Galaxy S5

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MetroPCS on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Priced at $649, the flagship handset can be paired with the carrier’s rate plans that start at $40 per month. Interested parties can visit MetroPCS.com or one of their retail stores across the ...

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Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile

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Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share locations with friends. Called Nearby Friends, it’s an opt-in feature that lets people share their exact location with other users for determinate amounts of time. Users can choose to share with one ...

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Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates

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Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according to new reports. If you head to Sony’s website and click on the various product pages you’ll find the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z all listed with May 2014. Of course this is ...

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Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’

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Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract multi-line users. Called “Group Save”, the plans see the provider discounting plans for accounts with 2-5 lines of service. The plans, which are available to new and existing customers, ...

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Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac computers. Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or ...

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Google expecting $50 Project Ara phones for January 2015

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Google yesterday revealed that the Project Ara modular smartphone should arrive in January 2015. Known as the “Gray Phone”, it’s deliberately designed to be a generic unit that begs for customization.  Pricing is expected to be around $50 for the base device. As a refresher, ...

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ONE DAY ONLY: Google Glass available to public today

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If you’ve been anxious to get your hands on Google Glass but haven’t been fortunate enough to scoop up an invitation, today’s your lucky day. Literally, today (April 15, 2014) is the day you’ve been waiting on. Google is selling Google Glass to anyone and everyone (U.S. ...

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Google lets users send backed up photos via web-based Gmail client

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Google on Tuesday introduced a new feature for the desktop web-based Gmail experience that allows for better sharing of photos. Log into the browser version of Gmail and you might encounter a new “Insert Photo” button at the bottom of your composition window. This feature lets users ...

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Google to introduce new icons for Android apps –report

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Google will soon introduce some new icons for its Android applications, reports Android Police. Rumored to be part of what’s called Project Moonshine, the new icons will more closely align with Google’s web-based counterparts. Details appear to include flatter images with more ...

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Verizon announces More Everything deals for April 17

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Verizon Wireless on Monday announced some new changes to its More Everything plans set to take effect later this week. Effective April 17, customers on a month-to-month plan can switch over to a More Everything plan and take advantage of the savings. According to the carrier, those who move to ...

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Amazon slashes Kindle Fire HD price to $119 for limited time

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Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Fire HD X tablet? There’s no time like the present! Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB Kindle Fire HD from $169.99 down to $129.99, a savings of $40 off the normal cost. For what it’s worth, the 8GB model is $119.99 ...

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Moto X successor tipped with 25 backplate options, including leather choices

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The recently leaked Moto X+1 is expected to be sold with more than two dozen backplate options, according to evleaks. Reportedly, the Moto X successor will have 25 different colors and designs spread across warm, neutral, cool, wood, and leather categories. Today’s model comes with 31 ...

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