Samsung debuts LeBron app with ‘unprecedented access’ to athlete

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Samsung on Thursday announced a brand new Android app designed specifically for Galaxy owners. Called ‘LeBron’, it gives users a look into the athlete’s life as he works his way through the NBA Playoffs. Details include photos and videos of workouts, his clothes and style, ...

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Yahoo Screen now playing MLB, SNL, Buzzfeed, and more on Android

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Yahoo on Wednesday announced the immediate availability of the Android version of Yahoo Screen. Available as a free app, Yahoo Screen offers video clips from a variety of content providers, including The Onion, Comedy Central, Buzzfeed, Saturday Night Live (SNL), and College Humor. The Android ...

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Facebook Messenger for Android updated with host of features

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Facebook recently updated its Messenger application for Android devices with the same feature set and UI dished to the iPhone earlier in the week. Details include the ability to send videos from the camera roll as well as instant video playback in conversation threads. Additionally, the new 5.0 ...

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Sprint expands 4G LTE and Spark networks

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Sprint on Tuesday confirmed the expansion of its 4G LTE and Sprint Spark networks, with new cities around the country.  The 4G LTE network reaches another 41 markets today, bringing the total to 443 cities and 225 million people across the United States. As for the tri-band Spark coverage, it ...

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Samsung introduces 20.7-megapixel Galaxy K Zoom

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Samsung on Tuesday announced its latest member of the Galaxy family of devices, introducing the 20.7-megapixel Galaxy K zoom. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the camera-centric unit features a hexa-core processor, 4.8-inch 720p display, 2GB RAM, and 8GB internal storage. Indeed, all of the ...

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Alleged first look at LG G3 backside

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LG will once again employ the rear volume and power button configuration for the successor to the G2 smartphone. That is, of course, provided these recently leaked photos prove to be legitimate. In one image we see what appears to be the back side of the device while the other alleges to be a ...

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CREDO Mobile to carry $149 Galaxy S5 on May 1

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Sprint mobile virtual network operator CREDO Mobile on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting from May 1, the flagship handset will be offered for $149.99, some $50 lower than some of the bigger players. The deal, as you might expect, does require a ...

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Snap!: the modular smartphone accessory you should be funding

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We recently learned of a modular smartphone accessory on Indiegogo that we think you might be interested in checking out. Called Snap! it’s an “efficient attachment system” that goes on the back of your handset. Once in place you can snap (get it?) it into other accessories. ...

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Amazon giving away one dozen music apps worth $40 today

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Amazon on Friday is giving away twelve music-related Android apps as part of its Free App of the Day program. Indeed, the entire collection is worth $40 and you can grab all of them if you choose. There are a number of familiar and popular names here, including TuneIn Radio Pro and Shazam ...

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Save the Date: Big Android BBQ returns October 16-18

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Mark your calendars, the fifth annual Big Android BBQ returns this October. Well, October 16-18 to be exact. Pricing, speakers, accommodations and all that other stuff will be announced in due time so be sure to follow the even on Google+. In other words, you cannot actually buy tickets yet, ...

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Crystal Edition Samsung Galaxy S5 due in May

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A Swarovski crystal-clad version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming next month, according to a recent YouTube video. The so-called Crystal Edition S5 figures to be encased in the glamorous and flashy gems an should find a home at least in Korea. Pricing and color options are not yet clear ...

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Google acquires Foxconn portfolio for undisclosed amount

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It was announced on Friday that Google had purchased a number of “Communications Technology” patents from Foxconn. The company, which is based in China, manufactures hardware for a number of companies, including Apple. Reportedly, the deal centers around Foxconn’s (AKA Hon Hai ...

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FreedomPop offers BYOD

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FreedomPop on Thursday announced the availability of the HTC EVO 4G. Joining the Samsung Galaxy S II ($159), the classic smartphone of days gone by is only $119, and without a contract. Those who are not interested in either of the smartphones can also bring a Sprint-supported to ...

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Hale Dreamer Alarm Clock review

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Up for review today we have the Dreamer Alarm Clock, by Hale. Billed as a “full-featured sleep system for your Android phone”, it’s a device that turns your smartphone into an alarm clock, charging it at the same time. I am willing to bet that you plug your smartphone in at ...

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HD Widgets 4 enters beta; full release expected in May

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HD Widgets is slated to roll out a 4.0 release as soon as May 1 says the developers, Cloud.TV. Featuring a “fresher and lighter” UI, the new version of the app offers a side menu that falls in line with other Google apps of the day. Key among the new details is a new weather... Read More