Telenav Acquires skobbler, the Leader in OpenStreetMap-based GPS Navigation

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Crowd-sourced mapping and navigation gives Telenav big boost Telenav announced on Thursday that it has acquired skobbler for $23.8 million in a combination of cash and stock. Based in Germany, skobbler heads up a crowd-sourced OpenStreetMaps application which employs data supplied by the ...

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U.S. Cellular debuts $50 ‘unlimited’ no-contract plan

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U.S. Cellular on Friday introduced a new no-contract plan which offers unlimited voice, messaging, and 500MB of 3G/4G data for $50 per month. Yes, it’s billed as “unlimited” but that’s because you can go over the allotted data. Doing so, however, sees your speeds ...

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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

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Rumors of a red version of the Nexus 5 have been gaining steam these last few days and, thanks to a leaked document, it seems to be close at hand. An alleged Sprint memo surfacing yesterday indicates that we could see the red variant within days. Currently available in black or white, this new ...

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Watch: Tim Tebow stars in T-Mobile’s new commercials

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Watching the big game on Sunday? Keep your eyes peeled for one or both of the following ads. Starring Tim Tebow, who happens to be without an NFL contract, the two clips show what the former player has been up to these past few month. What’s more, he reminds us that contracts can be ...

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Samsung Poland intros two Galaxy Note 3 Neo models

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After months of rumors, Samsung (Poland) has announced two new versions of the Galaxy Note 3. Known as the Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G and the Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+, the two feature slightly smaller (5.5-inch) and lower resolution (1280×720) displays than the standard model. Internally, the two ...

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Samsung intros Black Edition Galaxy S4, S4 Mini for Russia

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Samsung on Friday introduced new versions of the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini for the Russian market. Dubbed the “Black Edition”, these are gorgeous black on black designs with faux leather stitched backs. Launching, for now, in Russia, the Black Edition feature the exact same ...

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HTC: “We’ll miss our self-imposed Android 4.4 target”

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HTC president (U.S.) Jason Mackenzie has penned a post on the company’s website advising that the hardware maker will miss its self-imposed target for Android 4.4 KitKat. Initially expected to arrive for the HTC One this week, it appears that the process could take another week or two ...

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Alleged model numbers and first camera sample surface for Galaxy S5

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A list of model numbers for the Samsung Galaxy S5 variants have emerged, giving anxious fans just a little bit more to chew on. If you’re the type of person who likes to dig through every little detail for upcoming devices then this ought to help you get your fix. Assuming these are ...

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AT&T dangles $100 credit to attract new lines

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AT&T on Wednesday introduced a limited-time promotion which gives both new and existing customers an account credit of $100 should they activate a new line (post-paid) of service. The deal works for any type of line, including smartphone, tablet, hotspot, and more. If you’re looking ...

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Leaked LG G Pro 2 images show rear-mounted buttons

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A pair of images surfacing over at Korean site DC Inside are giving us our first peeks at the upcoming LG G Pro 2. Like the G2 and G Flex, this guy appears to have rear-mounted navigation buttons. Set to be offered white with chrome accents, the G Pro 2 is expected to debut at Mobile... Read More

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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