Amazon debuts FireTV, a set-top box that doubles as a game console

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As if we expected anything else, Amazon today announced its set-top box experience. Taking aim at devices such as Apple TV, Roku, and even Chromecast, the Amazon FireTV is a hardware and software solution for today’s living room. Designed for movies, TV shows, music, and even games, ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts 4G LTE mobile hotspot in Netgear Mingle

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Virgin Mobile USA this week introduced its first 4G LTE mobile hotspot, the Netgear Mingle. Priced $99, the device piggybacks off of Sprint’s network and is equipped for the carrier’s tri-band Spark LTE speeds. According to Virgin Mobile, the Mingle allows for up to 10 devices to ...

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Switch to C Spire Wireless and the carrier will pay your ETF

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C Spire Wireless has followed in the footsteps of T-Mobile and will now pay off your other carrier’s early termination fees. Switch the wireless provider and you’ll earn up to $200 credit which can be used toward future C Spire services. An additional $50 credit comes via the PERCS ...

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Boost Mobile now offering International Minute Packs

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Boost Mobile customers who wish to make international calls might be interested in checking out the carrier’s new International Minute Packs. Priced anywhere between $10 and $20 the bundles include up to 1,000 minutes of calls to various countries. There are 22 of these “grab ...

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HTC One M8 Mini set for May debut, report says

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The HTC One M8 Mini is slated for a May debut, or so says an anonymous UK retailer. Alleged to feature a 4.5-inch display, the details may also include a rear UltraPixel camera. Why no Duo-Camera setup? Price, of course. With that said, the screen could be 720p instead of 1080p, too. We might ...

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Huawei readies Ascend Mate 2 for U.S. launch

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Huawei has opened up a new website for the Ascend Mate 2 ahead of an eventual U.S. debut. From the looks of things, the Ascend Mate 2 will be sold directly to U.S. consumers; pricing and availability are unknown. Initially unveiled as CES a few months back, the Huawei smartphone features ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab4 Gallery

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No April Fooling around, Samsung’s latest series of tablets has officially been announced. Slated to debut later this quarter, the new Galaxy Tab4 line will come in 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch versions. Here’s a look at the threesome from a variety of angles. Have you seen ...

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Study finds LG the fastest growing Android brand in United States

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A recent report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech finds that LG is the fastest growing Android handset brand in the United States. The data, which was collected in a three month period ending in February 2014, shows LG has topped 8 percent market share in the United States, putting it in third ...

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Rdio now casts your music to Chromecast

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Rdio is the latest music service to fold in support for Google’s Chromecast media device. Log into the web experience today and you’ll find the familiar icon at the bottom row of your screen. The Android and iOS mobile apps also offer Chromecast playback; software updates are ...

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Themer app adds icon support

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The newest version of Themer (Beta) which rolled out late last week adds in a new, much-requested feature. Going forward, the 1.38 and later versions will let users swap out icon packs with the press of a button. After months of waiting and thousands of user requests, Themer now offers full ...

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First screen grabs of Cyanogenmod 11S leak for OnePlus One

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The leaks and teases for the upcoming OnePlus One smartphone continue today with a couple of screen grabs from the OS. Reported to be running Android 4.4.2-based Cyanogenmod 11S, the handset looks unlike the other versions of the custom OS experience. Perhaps that the rationale behind the ...

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T-Mobile ends employer discount for rate plans

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Effective April 1, T-Mobile will end the monthly discount for customers who previously enjoyed a company discount. Some subscribers would save a small percentage on their monthly bill provided they set this up with T-Mobile and their employer. In its place, says the carrier, will be a $25 ...

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Amazon shaves up to $40 off Kindle Fire HD tablets for limited time

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Amazon on Friday announced a limited-time promotion which sees them slashing up to $40 off the Kindle Fire HD tablet. What’s more, the HD X models have their own discounts as well, with $30 off the 7-inch and $40 off the 8.9-inch version. What’s the reason for such a deep discount? ...

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Om Nom returns to Android in Cut the Rope 2

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After spending the last few months as an iOS exclusive, the popular ZeptoLab character Om Nom returns in Cut the Rope 2. By popular we mean over 500 million downloads of Cut the Rope franchise titles thus far. Offered in the Google Play Store immediately, the new game will also touch down in ...

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Microsoft sets Office Mobile free on Android

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Microsoft has updated its Office application for Android and iOS making the productivity suite free for home users. Whereas it previously required a subscription to the Office 365 service it is now free for all. As one might expect, Office Mobile lets users create, edit, open, and save ...

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