LG confirms optical image stabilization for G Pro 2

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Korean smartphone maker LG announced that the upcoming G Pro 2 will feature optical image stabilization (OIS) in the camera. The 13-megapixel shooter should provide less shakiness in pictures and videos; the front-facing 2.1-megapixel camera is reportedly improved as well. Other features ...

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Samsung schedules February 24 Unpacked event for Galaxy S5

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Samsung is expected to introduce its next generation of flagship Galaxy S smartphones on February 24. An invitation posted on the company’s press page tells us that the Galaxy S5 will debut on the eve of Mobile World Congress. No, it doesn’t explicitly mention the device by name but ...

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AT&T no longer paying T-Mobile customers up to $450 to switch carriers

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Remember that limited time promotion where AT&T would pay T-Mobile customers up to $450 switch wireless providers? It’s done. Over. You missed it. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the deal expired on January 31, less than one month after commencing. While AT&T initially ...

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Holofication Nation reimagines Android apps one at a time

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For every Android app or game that has been glossed up with the platform’s Holo design aesthetics there are countless titles that have not. And, while we generally like the stuff coming out of bigger development teams, sometimes a small unit is just as good – if not better. Such is ...

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WSJ: Sprint chairman, CEO want to meet with FCC

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Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son and CEO Dan Hesse are expected to meet with the FCC this week to discuss the potential for a T-Mobile acquisition. The rumors of such a deal, as some know,  have been circulating for more than a few months. As to why the duo want to meet with the government, the ...

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Ting lowers off-contract data plans

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Ting, a MVNO partner of Sprint, has lowered its data rates on the carrier’s two year anniversary. Nearly every rate plan on the no-contract carrier’s lineup has been dropped; one (XXL) has been removed altogether. This is not a promotion, these are just our new rates. Current ...

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Google looses Chromecast SDK on developers

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Google has rolled out the official Google Cast SDK for all developers, which could, in essence, open the door to a bunch of new apps with Chromecast support. Those developers wishing to utilize the tools should note that the SDK has “undergone a thorough overhaul since the developer ...

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

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Sprint, over the weekend, announced that the HTC One will soon receive its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. Starting February 11, the update will be available by manual download through the smartphone’s settings. As the first carrier in the United States to offer the update, Sprint’s ...

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AT&T drops price of 10GB shared data plan

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AT&T recently adjusted their Mobile Share Plans for the 10GB (an up) data plans, making for a more affordable experience. Effective yesterday, February 2, users with two smartphones can purchase unlimited voice and messaging with 10GB of data for $130/ month. Adding additional smartphones ...

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of the Direct Connect Now application. Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG ...

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OUYA refreshes gaming console

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Dressed in all black, the new console features double the storage capacity OUYA has released a new version of its Android-powered gaming console which can be immediately ordered. Priced at $129, it’s an all black experience thanks to the new controller and device design. Internally, this ...

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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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