Benchmarks suggest Moto G successor to have larger display, better camera

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Recently discovered benchmarks suggest Motorola’s next-gen Moto G will have a bigger display and improved cameras. Bumped up from the current model’s 4.5-inch screen, the successor could offer 5-inches of real estate. The rear camera figures to jump from 5-megapixels to 8-megapixels ...

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Motorola VP confirms Moto X will receive Android L update

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Owners of the Moto X will be pleased to learn that their smartphone will pick up the update to Android L when it’s ultimately released. When asked on Google+ whether the handset would see the next version of Android, Motorola VP Punit Soni replied simply, “Yup.” While this ...

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AT&T announces LG G Pad 7.0 LTE for August 8

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AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE tablet. Arriving later this week on August 8, the 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features an HD+ IPS display, a 5-megapixel ear camera, and 4000mAh battery. Like other devices from the LG camp, this one ...

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS add waterproof and rugged Kyocera Hydro Life

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have announced the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Hydro Life, a waterproof and rugged Android smartphone. Arriving at the Un-carrier’s door on August 8, the handset features a 4.5-inch impact-resistant display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing ...

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Flappy Bird returns in Amazon Fire TV exclusive ‘Flappy Birds Family’

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Six months ago, the only game that anyone wanted to talk about was Flappy Bird.You couldn’t go anywhere without reading some story about how many downloads the game had or how it was generating buckets of money. You probably also saw the Vine clips of people smashing their phones in ...

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Samsung Unpacked event to be held September 3

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Samsung will host its next Unpacked event on Wednesday, September 3, according to a since-deleted post from SamMobile. We’re not sure what happened here, but the site initially reported that Samsung had sent out invitations to the Berlin presser. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is expected to ...

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Cricket Wireless announces ZTE Grand X for August 8

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Cricket Wireless this morning announced the upcoming availability of the ZTE Grand X, a 5-inch Android smartphone. Expected next Friday, August 8, the phone will cost $100 after a $50 mail-in rebate. With its big, bright 5″ display, the ZTE Grand X will appeal to students looking for a ...

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Verizon now selling rough and rugged Kyocera Brigadier

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began selling the Kyocera Brigadier, a rough and tumble smartphone with a Sapphire display. Able to withstand more than your typical glass screen, Sapphire should make its way into a number of future handsets. The Kyocera Brigadier’s display can be used with ...

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Verizon adds wallet friendly LG G Vista to roster

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began offering the LG G Vista, an affordable 5.7-inch Android smartphone. Priced at $100 with a two-year service agreement, the device runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5BG RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear offers an ...

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Google Maps gains new exploration features in latest update

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Google wants to make it even easier to discover the world around you so they are updating the Google Maps app. A new “Explore” feature is being integrated into the Android and iOS apps and is designed to help users explore nearby places. Rather than deliver a generic list of places ...

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Google Voice moves one step closer to Hangouts integration

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Call it a sign of things to come or simply another back-end move for Hangouts, but Google Voice users have a new option today. Log into the Google Voice website and you’ll find that you can now make calls via Hangouts without messing around with a Google+ account. As Alex Wiesen (Google) ...

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Google highlights best offline games for Android

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Google, in their ongoing effort to help Android users discover more apps and games, has created yet another collection. This time around Google is highlighting some of the best games to play offline. If you’re taking a road trip, a flight, or plan to be in a spot without data, you may ...

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400 million casts later Google’s Chromecast turns one

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As hard as it is to believe, Google’s Chromecast is turning one year old today. And, to celebrate the occasion, Google is tossing in 90 days of Google Play Music All access for anyone (in the U.S.) who owns a Chromecast and is not already subscribed to the music service. Available in ...

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Sprint will “Take the Edge Off” August 19

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We just received an invitation to a press event for Sprint which is to be held on August 19. As to what we might expect remain unclear however the email could provide a clue. The invitation says to “Take the Edge Off” with Sprint so we’re assuming it’s related to its ...

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Back-to-school: Motorola slashes Moto X prices yet again

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Motorola has discounted the Moto X smartphone for U.S. customers yet again, this time as part of a back-to-school promotion. As of today, and for what we presume is a limited time, you can pick up the 16GB Moto X for $299, the 32GB for $324, and the 64GB for $374. To take advantage of... Read More