Motorola further details the Moto 360 smartwatch

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Motorola just wrapped up its initial hangout based around the Moto 360, an Android Wear-powered smartwatch. If you didn’t have a chance to check it out, you can look for the video on YouTube. The event itself was light on hard details and really only served to provide a quick glimpse into ...

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Flappy Bird is returning, but ‘not soon’

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There you have it, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen says his beloved game is making a return to app stores. The word comes way of a reply to a tweet just two hours ago. Asked whether he would put the game back into the “App Store”, Nguyen replied, “Yes. But not soon.” ...

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to clamp down on data in May

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are expected to introduce new data restrictions starting in May. According to Wireless Week, both carriers will throttle customers who go above 2.5GB of 3G/4G data per month. If, or when, a user crosses the threshold, the two MVNOs will dial speeds back to 2G, or ...

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Oppo unveils Find 7, a 5.5-inch Quad HD monster

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Oppo on Wednesday announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the 5.5-inch Find 7. As the first of its kind to boast a Quad HD display, this guy packs in 2,560 x 1,400 pixels at a ridiculous 538 pixels per inch density. The Chinese handset also boasts a number of top-tier specifications ...

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Sony delivers Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z series smartphones

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Sony on Wednesday announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is available for the Xperia Z series of smartphones. Specifically, the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra can now update to the recent version of Android. In addition to the standard fare of Android features, Sony has included a few ...

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Pandora One rate changes to take effect in May

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Pandora on Wednesday announced changes to its Pandora One streaming service rate plans. Set to take effect in May, new Pandora One subscribers will be billed at a rate of $4.99 per month. What’s more, there will be no option to pay in an annual subscription. [Since 2009]…the costs ...

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Motorola wastes no time, debuts Moto 360 smartwatch for summer

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Get ready, the Android smartwatch space is about to get crowded. As if it’s not already a busy market with bands, trackers, watches, and wearables, we now have Android Wear to look forward to this year.   Not wasting any time (get it?), Motorola has already announced its first Android ...

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Google Play Services 4.3 deploys with new dev tools, features

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Google on Monday announced that a 4.3 version of Google Play Services 4.3 has begun deploying to Android devices around the globe. The new release sees the introduction of APIs and tools for developers which will better serve the end user. Details include Analytics API, Google Tag Manager, ...

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Beautiful Widgets debuts new clock widget in latest update [App of the Day]

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The gang over at LevelUp Studio has released a new version of its wildly popular Beautiful Widgets app for Android. Available in the Google Play Store in both free and pro clients, the v5.6 sees the introduction of a new Color Widget (4×1 and 4×2). We’ve long been a fan of the ...

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Lepow Moonstone 9000 review

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Up for review today we have the Lepow Moonstone 9000, a portable battery backup solution for Android and other smartphones. As the name implies, this guy packs 9000mAh worth of juice in a very cute and convenient form factor. Measuring nearly 3.5-inches in width and depth, the Moonstone is ...

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Amazon celebrates 3 years of Appstore with gifts and discounts

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Amazon has started celebrating the third anniversary of its U.S. Appstore with discounts, deals, and gifts. While the official birthday doesn’t happen until the 22nd, you can get in on the promotion effective immediately. According to Amazon, the following apps and games are included in ...

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Sprint adds 20 LTE markets, expands Spark coverage

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Sprint on Monday confirmed another 20 markets across the U.S. have officially seen its 4G LTE speeds. What’s more, the carrier also indicates the tri-band Spark network speeds have reached 18 markets in total. …in such locations as Bridgeport/Stamford/Norwalk, Conn.; Myrtle Beach, ...

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Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

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Sprint on Friday relaunched its own prepaid service, Sprint Prepaid. Formerly known as Sprint As You Go this is not to be confused with the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands. Devices offered through Sprint Prepaid, initially, include the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Spark compatible), Samsung ...

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AT&T completes Cricket buyout; plans to fold Aio brand

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AT&T, having completed its acquisition of Cricket Wireless, has announced plans for both its Cricket and Aio brands. AT&T expects to integrate Cricket’s network and operation into the larger arm and ultimately migrate the prepaid customers over. Expected to take a few weeks to ...

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Republic Wireless rings up Moto G for April

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Republic Wireless on Thursday announced the upcoming availability of the Moto G smartphone from Motorola. Priced at $149, the 8GB version of the handset is free of contract obligations and can be paired with plans that start as low as $5 per month. Those who need more storage can double down at ...

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