Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on sale October 17; pre-orders begin September 19

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Samsung on Thursday confirmed the upcoming arrival date for its Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. Touching down on October 17, the device will be offered across AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and U.S. Cellular. The Note 4 will be sold in Charcoal Black and Frost White options though it’s not ...

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Amazon refreshes Kindle Fire line with four new tablets

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As has been the case with the last few fall seasons, Amazon has refreshed its Kindle Fire tablet lineup. For 2014 we find the online giant introducing no less than four models including its first designed specifically for children. All four are the first to run Amazon’s latest UI, the ...

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Moto Exit: Punit Soni announces his departure from Motorola

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Vice President of Product Management at Motorola, Punit Soni, today announced his departure from the company. A post on his Google+ account tells us he’s leaving Motorola “after a couple of amazing years in the best job I ever had”.  The news, which comes rather abruptly, ...

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet doubles down on storage, adds 4G LTE

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NVIDIA has boosted the specs for its recently released Shield Tablet and is today announcing two key improvements. A new version of the tablet will be made available later this month which includes more storage and enhanced connectivity. Specifically, the storage doubles from 16GB to 32GB and ...

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Sprint dials up LG G3 Vigor for September 19

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Sprint on Monday announced the forthcoming arrival of the LG G3 Vigor, an affordable 5-inch take on the flagship experience. Due on Friday, September 19, the handset will carry as full retail price of $312; Easy Pay breaks out to 24 payments of $13.00 per month. Powered by Android 4.4.2 KitKat, ...

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Sprint adds HTC Desire 510; Virgin and Boost to carry handset, too

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Sprint on Tuesday announced the upcoming arrival of the entry-level HTC Desire 510. Priced $199 outright, qualified Easy Pay can spread the cost out over 24 equal payments of $8.34 each. Key specifications include Android 4.4 KitKat, HTC Sense, a 4.7-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, ...

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Sprint tweaks prepaid rate plans to match Boost, Virgin brands

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Sprint on Monday announced a slight reconfiguration of its prepaid smartphone rate plans. Mirroring those of its Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands, the new plans give customers more value for their money. Effective immediately, the Sprint Prepaid Plans range from $35-$55 per month and ...

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Google debuts first three Android One handsets for India

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Google and a number of partners on Monday introduced the first three smartphones to operate under the Android one banner. Designed to deliver low-priced devices to as many people as possible, the Android One line is a collaborative effort between carriers, hardware makers, and more. Powered ...

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Motorola announces pre-orders for AT&T Moto X, Moto X Pure Edition and more

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Motorola on Sunday announced the upcoming pre-orders for a number of its 2014 product line. Effective tomorrow, Tuesday, September 16, customers can place pre-orders for the AT&T version of the Moto X and the Moto X Pure Edition. Pricing is $99 (with a two-year service plan) and $499 ...

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NVIDIA legal docs tip HTC Nexus 9 debut

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NVIDIA has inadvertently confirmed the upcoming availability of the long-rumored HTC Volantis tablet. Known also as the Nexus 9, the tablet has been the subject of many a blog post over the last few months. According to legal documents which have since been removed, the HTC Nexus 9 is expected ...

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Cricket Wireless dials up HTC Desire 510

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Cricket Wireless on Wednesday announced the upcoming availability of the HTC Desire 510. Set to arrive on September 19, the phone will be offered in Cricket stores and online. What’s more, the handset will also be sold at nearly 3,000 GameStop locations across the United States. Powered ...

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T-Mobile debuts Un-carrier 7.0 with Wi-Fi Unleashed

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T-Mobile, on Wednesday added millions of cell phone towers to its network. Okay, not literally, but it certainly did so in figurative manner. The Un-Carrier just announced its 7.0 phase of the initiative which harnesses Wi-Fi connectivity both here on the ground and in the air. T-Mobile ...

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The Environmental Benefits of the Digital Revolution

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As pollution from manufacturing and toxic contamination continues to exacerbate global warming, people are increasingly looking for alternative solutions for their daily needs. Rapid development in the tech sector has allowed us to transition some of our more wasteful practices toward more ...

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Google officially merges Hangouts and Voice experience for calls

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This will be a day long remembered. That is, of course, if you’re a Google Voice user who has been waiting on Hangouts integration. For some of us, the wait for an improved and merged Voice experience stretches back years. Today sees Google announcing that Hangouts and Voice will play ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 processor announced for entry-level smartphones and tablets

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Qualcomm on Tuesday announced its latest mobile processor, the quad-core Snapdragon 210. Aimed at entry-level smartphones and tablets, features include multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM configurations, full HD playback, up to 8-megapixel cameras, and QuickCharge 2.0 capability. Additional ...

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