NVIDIA reportedly readying Tegra K1-powered Shield tablet

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In addition to releasing a new version of the Shield gaming console, NVIDIA may also soon offer up a tablet counterpart, too. Details making the rounds indicate said tablet could be powered by a Tegra K1 processor and feature a 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 resolution display. Other specs figure to ...

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NVIDIA Shield 2 could launch globally on July 22, report says

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The successor to last year’s NVIDIA Shield could arrive in around three weeks time, says new reports. What’s more, rather than launching in the United States and then rolling out to other countries, the presumed Shield 2 could get a global launch.  The time frame, according to ...

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Samsung intros four budget KitKat smartphones for international markets

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Samsung on Monday introduced four new budget-friendly Galaxy smartphones in the form of the Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Star 2, Galaxy Ace 4, and Galaxy Young 2. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung’s TouchWiz Essence UI, these will likely be positioned in emerging markets or places ...

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OUYA sells out of $59.99 All-Access plan

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Ouya, the Android-powered gaming system born out of a Kickstarter project, has taken new measures to attract interest in the platform. Head to the company’s website yesterday and you have seen an “Ouya All-Access” option available for $59.99. The pilot subscription service is ...

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T-Mobile’s LG G3 due July 16; pre-orders now available

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T-Mobile on Monday kicked off the week with an announcement that the LG G3 will be available starting from July 16. Pricing for the flagship phone figures to $598.80, but if you break the price out over 24 months it amounts to about $25 per month. Specifications for the T-Mobile version include ...

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Amazon giving away $100 worth of apps today and tomorrow only

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Good guy Amazon is offering up one heck of a deal this weekend for its Free App of the Day program. Starting today and running through tomorrow (June 28), you can take advantage of the Summer App Bundle which comprises some 31 apps and games. All told, the group is worth $100. You can download ...

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Will Android ‘L’ become ‘Lemon Cake’?

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How about a nice, silly theory to get your day going, eh? We were poking about the new Developer L preview stuff on the Android Developer blog and noticed something in the page on notifications. You’ll see here in the photos that the images associated with “Anatomy of a ...

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Google previews Android ‘L’ features

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As expected, Google today showed off some of the upcoming features that will make their way into the next build of Android. Known, for now as the “L” release, we should look for it later this fall. It’s going to be a long summer of anticipation as the set list is quite deep. ...

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Nest kicks off ‘Works with Nest’ developer program

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Google’s Nest is going to be the center of your home and connected life. You know all of that “Internet of Things” chatter you hear about? The Nest Learning Thermostat is about to help make that a reality. At least, that’s the hopes with their “Works with ...

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Microsoft calls on Nokia X2 for emerging markets

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As expected, Microsoft on Tuesday announced its latest Android smartphone in the form of an entry-level Nokia X2. Slated for release in July, the handset features a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor with 1GB RAM, and a 5-megapixel/1-megapixel camera duo. The Nokia X2 ...

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I was shafted by Verizon with my Chromebook Pixel, too [UPDATE]

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If you follow the tech space closely, chances are good you might have heard about the data problem that some Chromebook Pixel owners have run into. If not, here’s a quick and dirty rundown of what’s happening: LTE versions of the Chromebook Pixels are supposed to come with two years ...

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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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Sprint calls dibs on Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

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Sprint on Monday announced the exclusive availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport. Internal specifications from the flagship models remain unchanged however the outside of the device gets a sporty punchup that includes rubber grips and physical buttons. Indeed, this one is also water and ...

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Google Glass goes on sale in U.K.

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Customers living in the U.K. who are interested in purchasing a pair of Google Glass can now do so. For the first time, Google’s smart wearable is available outside of the United States. Priced at £1,000 (approximately $1,700 U.S.), Glass can be ordered at google.co.uk/glass/, which ...

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Sell your broken and damaged mobile devices through the Swappa Boneyard

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Swappa, one of our favorite destinations for buying and selling smartphones, has opened up a brand new section. Called Boneyard, it’s a place for you to help get rid of your broken and damaged mobile goods. Got a water damaged device, old feature phone or something with a cracked display? ...

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