Verizon calls dibs on Rose Gold version of Galaxy Note 3

Verizon will be the exclusive U.S. carrier to offer the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with the Rose Gold accents. A quiet and unassuming post on Samsung’s website yesterday reveals that the device will be made available but stopped short of mentioning pricing or timing. With that said, we might ...

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Motorola CEO: Why not a $50 smartphone?

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So you thought the $399 Moto X and $179 Moto G were great prices, eh? What if we told you that Motorola thinks they could go lower – much lower, in fact? Moto CEO Dennis Woodside, speaking recently with Trusted Reviews, feels like we should be able to get all the way down to $50... Read More

Customize vibration alerts with Mumble! [App Review]

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Know more about your incoming messages without looking, regardless of app Regardless of which app you’re using for your messages on Android devices, one thing generally remains the same across the board. No matter how long your message is or what its contents are, the vibration alert ...

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Beats Music subscription service goes live

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AT&T customers can take advantage of  multi-listener family plan Today sees the introduction of Beats Music, the subscription service with curated and personalized music with a library of more than 20 million songs. Designed to answer two common questions )”What should I listen ...

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Samsung’s new smartphone TouchWiz UI leaks again

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Expected to debut with the Galaxy S5, it looks like a combination of Google Now and Metro UI A new tweet popping up yesterday from evleaks shows us a glimpse of what we might expect out of the Samsung Galaxy S5′s user interface. Looking like a cross between Google Now cards and ...

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Moto Maker adds Walnut, Teak and Ebony finishes; premium price changed to $25

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Motorola on Friday announced that Walnut, Teak and Ebony finishes will soon be available for customers looking to create a Moto X. Set to arrive on January 21, the three colors join Bamboo as completely unique back panels (no two are alike). In addition to the new finish options, Motorola has ...

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Sprint getting help from banks in potential T-Mobile bid – WSJ

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Sprint has been working with at least two banks to help gather the necessary funds for a T-Mobile takeover, says the Wall Street Journal. The news outlet reports that sale price could fetch as high as $50 billion, if it ever goes through. T-Mobile is currently valued around $26 billion and will ...

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LG G3 may debut in May

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LG’s big flagship smartphone may arrive much earlier than originally expected, if the latest rumors prove accurate. According to a report out of Korea’s asiae.co.kr, the G3 will be released in May some months sooner than anticipated. Details in the handset are almost non-existent ...

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HTC One successor due in late March – Bloomberg

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The successor to the HTC One will arrive in late March, according to a source close to Bloomberg. Expected to feature a display of 5-inches or larger, the handset is also alleged to offer a twin-sensor rear camera which improves focus and image quality. Reportedly, the device will employ ...

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Intel: Bay Trail Android tablets due in Q2

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The first round of Android tablets to feature Intel’s 64-bit quad-core Atom processor is expected to come to market some time in the next quarter. Speaking yesterday on the quarterly earnings conference call, CEO Brian Krzanich talked about the chip’s advantages and why it has taken ...

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Sprint selling $300 LG G Flex on January 31

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Sprint on Thursday announced that the flexible and self-healing G Flex will be offered starting on January 31. Pre-orders begin today for the handset, which will retail for $299.99 with a two-year service agreement. Customers can head to http://www.sprint.com/lggflex to put money down on the ...

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Sprint debuts Easy Pay program for device upgrades

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Sprint, just days after killing off the OneUp program, has introduced a new system to help consumers with device upgrades. Called Easy Pay it allows subscribers to put down a payment and then pay off the device over 24 monthly payments. Once paid off, customers can keep the product or sell it ...

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Sony hopes to push Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP later this month

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Sony is fast at work on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for their Xperia T, TX, V, and SP smartphones. According to a recent tweet, the handset maker plans to have the software push out beginning later this month and into February. Keep in mind that is will be for the unlocked international ...

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab3 Lite (7”)

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Samsung, for reasons unclear, has introduced its latest Android tablet less than one week after CES wrapped. Nevertheless, we’ve got a new 7-inch experience to look forward to in the Galaxy Tab3 Lite (7”). Offered globally in black or white, the tablet features a 7-inch (1024×600) ...

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Not out yet, Panasonic rumored to return to smartphone fray

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After bowing out of the smartphone game back in September 2013, Panasonic is reportedly set to introduce a new handset in 2014. Details are light at this stage, but the phone is said to feature a 5-inch display and offer some degree of rugged protection. Likely shock resistant, it sounds like ...

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