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

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime “confirmed” in shipping manifest

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The long-rumored premium Galaxy S5 gets one step closer to reality this week as a shipping manifest leaked online. Referencing four SM-G906K units being shipped for “R&D purpose”, it’s the same model number that has been the subject of additional leaks. While this is not ...

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Photos of Samsung Galaxy K emerge ahead of expected April 29 debut

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Photos recently posted on Baidu provide us with the best look at Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy K device. Presumed to be the successor to the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the slimmer, more powerful experience is a camera-centric take on the flagship device. Specifications are purported to include a ...

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AT&T to relaunch Cricket by end of quarter

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AT&T expects to relaunch Cricket Wireless by the end of this, the second quarter of 2014. According to the carrier, the prepaid arm will give its customers devices that work on AT&T’s 4G LTE network as opposed to the Cricket network. AT&T will fold the Aio Wireless brand into ...

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Google Maps gets time machine-like feature

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One of the more requested Google Maps features has become a reality as Google announces a new archive street view capability. Available in 55 countries and where allowed, the feature lets users “go back in time” and view historical imagery of notable places. Starting today, you can ...

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Samsung details Galaxy Tab 4 availability for U.S.

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the pricing and availability of the Galaxy Tab 4 series of tablets. The newest line of Wi-Fi tablets will be offered starting May 1 and will span the 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch models. As we might expect, the various devices will be sold at retail outlets such ...

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Nest now available from Google Play Store

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Google today added a new device to the Google Play Store, introducing its Nest Learning Thermostat. Priced at $249.99, the device ships within 1-2 business days. To help celebrate Earth Day, Google will plant a tree for every Nest Thermostat sold today (April 22) on Google Play. To learn more ...

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