Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

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Samsung on Tuesday outlined the Android 4.4 KitKat update details for a number of smartphones and tablets. In addition to the standard OS details, Samsung will include other software touches: Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile ...

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LG intros trio of L Series III smartphones

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LG on Monday introduced its third generation of mid-range L Series smartphones. Powered by Android 4.4 Kitkat (with custom LG UI touches), the three devices offer HSPA+ connectivity, Bluetooth , GPS, Wi-Fi, and should be offered in markets with 3G networks. L Series III smartphone features: ...

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Aio Wireless offering ZTE Prelude smartphone for $9.99 this weekend

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Prepaid carrier Aio Wireless is feeling the love this Valentine’s Day having announced a three-day promo. For this weekend only, customers can pick up a brand new Android device for less than a Hamilton. Yes, the ZTE Prelude smartphone can be yours for only $9.99. With rate plans that ...

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Google offering Valentine’s Day deals on apps, games, e-books, music, movies and magazines

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Looking to score some sweet savings on books, music, apps, and other Google Play stuff? Those benevolent Google Play Cupids are at it again, offering up some savings on pretty much every type of content available. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with sweet store-wide deals on apps, games, ...

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T-Mobile lets customers JUMP! to new devices as often as they want

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Forget waiting to upgrade your phone (or tablet), T-Mobile says do it today T-Mobile, in yet another mind-boggling awesome deal, has decided customers don’t need to wait to upgrade their devices. Forget that waiting period and twice a year stuff; if you want a new smartphone or tablet, ...

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Motorola CEO confirms departure in blog post

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has confirmed his intentions to take on the role of COO at Dropbox. A post on Motorola’s blog today tells us that he’ll step down on March 31 and will be replaced by “longtime Googler” Jonathan Rosenberg. I’m excited about what the next ...

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Sony delivers Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP

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Sony today announced that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has commenced for the Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V smartphones. The actual rollout, of course, depends on markets and carriers, however it’s officially pushed out the door. In addition to the standard 4.3 stuff, the update ...

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Taco Bell sees future of fast food with new mobile app

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Customers will soon be able to order from their smartphone Taco Bell is about to change the way you order your fast food. The nationwide chain is currently beta testing a new mobile app experience which lets users place orders and pay for them before stepping foot inside of a restaurant. ...

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LG debuts 5.9-inch G Pro 2

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LG on Thursday announced its latest smartphone, the G Pro 2, a 5.9-inch successor to last year’s big Mobile World Congress device (G Pro). Details include a 2.26GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, 3GB RAM, 16/32GB internal storage capacities, and a 3200mAh battery. The rear camera is ...

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Higher data, lower prices: Verizon now offering MORE Everything

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Verizon Wireless today rolled out new rate plans as somewhat of a response to what other carriers have been doing as of late. Effective immediately, the “MORE Everything Plan” is a combination of lower pricing and higher data allotments. Existing Share Everything customers will be ...

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Hey guys, just wanted to publish a note to clear the air on a particular topic that’s getting traction this evening. We ran a post earlier today as part of our Developers We Love series which is aimed at giving new Android users a place to start.  The idea is simple: we highlight a ...

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Yahoo adds ‘Listening Space’ to Aviate

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Yahoo has added its first major new feature to the Aviate launcher since its acquisition in early January. Available immediately in the latest version of the app is a tool known as Listening Space. What does it do? Well, it’s smart stuff, really, and centers around listening to music. ...

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Qualcomm updates Toq app with Activity Points, new features

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Qualcomm has rolled out a new software update for its Toq smartphone, adding in a couple handy features. Chief among the details is the focus on Activity. Users can now keep a running tally of Activity Points each day, providing a metric to gauge how much one moves about. It’s not clear ...

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Despite $1B loss, Sprint Q4 beats expectations

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Wireless provider Sprint has posted its results for the fourth quarter of 2013, coming in better than what analyst expected. Although they report a loss of $1 billion over the quarter, Sprint was able to add 58,000 postpaid subscribers.. The carrier indicates there were some 5.6 million ...

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MediaTek sets sights on U.S. market with new octa-core chip

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Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek announced a new processor on Monday which could have big implications in the U.S. and European markets. Making its debut later this year and into 2015, the MediaTek MT6595 chip features eight cores, four of which employ ARM’s A17 design. More notably, however, ...

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