NVIDIA updates TegraZone to support all Android devices

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NVIDIA today issued an update to its TegraZone app (v 2.9) which sees much wider device support. No longer relegated to Tegra-powered devices, it lets players and gamers from other smartphones and tablets access the game portal.  Also included in the update, the TegraZone offers enhanced ...

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Amazon’s game console to launch in 2014, report indicates

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Amazon will debut a game console later this year which will run Android, says gaming-centric site VG247. Expected to launch with a sub-$300 price tag, the console will reportedly allow for downloaded and streaming games.  Senior publishing sources have been meeting with Amazon for a briefing on ...

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Nokia X (Normandy) specs revealed to be entry-level

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Likely aimed at first-time smartphone buyers, Nokia’s first Android features low-end hardware The purported specifications for Nokia’s first Android smartphone have leaked online, pointing to an entry-level experience.  According to @evleaks, the so-called Nokia X shares much of the ...

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Rovio: We’re not in bed with the NSA

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So you’ve heard a rumor this week that the NSA was pulling data from Rovio’s popular Angry Birds games, eh? Could it be true? Is Rovio really helping out the government by handing over anonymously collected information? According to the developers, that is a resound ...

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Amazon intros new tools for developers selling HTML5 apps

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Amazon today introduced a number of new tools for mobile developers looking to publish HTML5 apps and games. Effective immediately, developers can set list prices for their web-based apps and make them available for Amazon’s Free App of the Day promotion. If qualified, the apps could see ...

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Boost Mobile debuts 5.7-inch Boost MAX

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The $300 device is the no-contract carrier’s first crack at the so-called phablet form factor Boost Mobile on Tuesday introduced its first plus-sized smartphone, the 5.7-inch Boost MAX. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel rear ...

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Sprint adds 40 markets to LTE footprint

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Sprint on Monday announced that it has added another 40 markets to its 4G LTE network. The areas, which seem to be scattered all over the country, bring the total up to 340 markets. We are making great strides towards achieving nationwide scale with 4G LTE. The momentum we have demonstrates our ...

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HTC M8 to feature on-screen buttons, report indicates

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The upcoming HTC ‘M8′ smartphone will be HTC’s first handset to employ on-screen buttons. At least that’s what a recent tweet from evleaks tells us. Generally speaking, it’s a mixed approach when it comes to navigation buttons on Android devices. Samsung has ...

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Aio Wireless now offering $50 Samsung Galaxy Amp

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Aio Wireless on Friday announced that the no-contract carrier is now offering Samsung smartphones at discounted pricing. Available now through March 13, customers can pick up the Galaxy Amp for only $50. Normally priced at $129, it’s quite the bargain, indeed. The Galaxy Express, which ...

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Sprint unveils $30 ZTE Optik 2 tablet

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Sprint this morning announced the ZTE Optik 2, an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean tablet with a rock bottom price tag. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB RAM, addition details include 8GB storage, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing 2-megapixel camera, and 3G ...

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Qualcomm acquires 2,400 Palm, iPAQ, and Bitfone patents from HP

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Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it has acquired a patent portfolio that includes content spanning Palm, IPAQ, and BitFone. Of the 2,400 total patents, roughly 1,000 come from the U.S. while the remaining patents are from other countries. Details of the deal were not made public. Qualcomm ...

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Blendoku app review

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If you’re like me then you like to play your mobile games in short, few minute bursts a couple of times a day. Once in a while you might find yourself dropping an hour’s worth of free time, but generally speaking, it’s nothing regular. And, if you’re like me, you prefer ...

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Nokia’s Mobile World Congress event could be long-awaited foray into Android

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Nokia may finally announce its first Android-powered smartphone at Mobile World Congress, according to the latest round of reports. An invitation being sent out today has people buzzing that we could be a matter of weeks away from seeing the rumored Normandy device. The invitation has Nokia ...

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LG G Pro 2 due in February – Korean report

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LG will introduce the G Pro 2 at Mobile World Congress in late February, says Korea’s ETNews. The handset is expected to run Android 4.4 KitKat and feature a 6-inch display, 3GB RAM, and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 processor. LG has a history of unloading a number of devices in the ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo press images leak ahead of debut

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Guess what! The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo (or, Lite) looks an awful lot like the standard version of the plus-sized device. A source close to SamMobile has passed along the press renders of the upcoming device, advising it’s already set to launch on a Belgian retailer’s website. The ...

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