Moto G now available through Boost Mobile

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Just a quick heads up that the Moto G smartphone is now available through Boost Mobile. Priced at a mere $129, the smartphone runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (4.4 KitKat guaranteed) and features a 5-megapixel rear camera. Internally you’ll find a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 3G connectivity, ...

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Sony adds Xperia E, Xperia T2 Ultra to Android portfolio

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The 4-inch and 6-inch smartphones are introduced less than one week after CES Sony on Tuesday added two new smartphones to its Android stable, introducing the Xperia E and Xperia T2 Ultra. Both run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and offered with dual-SIM variants, the duo are bound for international ...

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HTC confirms One X, One X+ updates will stop with 4.2.2

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HTC today confirmed that the HTC One X and HTC One X+ will not receive any further software updates. According to a statement provided to Phone Scoop the two devices will stay put with their most recent updates of 4.2.2 with Sense 5 UI. “We can confirm that the HTC One X and One X+... Read More

Some Samsung Galaxy S5 details purportedly ‘confirmed’

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The details of the Samsung Galaxy S5 have been “confirmed” with roughly two months until its release. According to SamMobile, Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will be powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and come in both plastic and metal versions. The display is said to be QHD in ...

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Multiple LG models discovered in benchmarks

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A number of unannounced LG smartphones discovered in recent benchmark tests are leading many to believe the handset maker could soon introduce a gang of models. And, with Mobile World Congress less than two months to go, it makes sense that these sort of things happen. The new models popping up ...

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Sprint hangs up on ‘One Up’ plans after only four months

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Sprint has ceased its One Up plans after only four months of operation, according to the carrier’s support page. Initially launched to let customers spread their device payments out over two years, One Up provided for upgrades after the first year. Sprint One Up ends on January 9, Framily ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo specs and photos surface

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This week gave way to both hardware specifications and a leaked photo for a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Once rumored as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 “Lite”, it’s the stripped down version of the popular big-screen experience. Given the unconfirmed specs, it appears the Note 3 Neo is ...

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Amazon Appstore overhauls developer portal

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The Amazon Appstore today announced that developers now have a brand new portal for which to work and upload apps. Overhauled with a re-designed look and feel, it also focuses on recently introduced features and resources such as compatibility testing and submission. To learn more about the ...

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Samsung: “We will go back to the basics” for Galaxy S5

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Due by April, the next-gen flagship will debut with a new Galaxy Gear Samsung, speaking with Bloomberg this week, confirmed that the Galaxy S5 will debut by either March or April. Also due at the same time is a new version of the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. According to Samsung, the handset maker ...

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T-Mobile ‘Get out of Jail Free Card’ pays contract cutters up to $650 per line

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T-Mobile will reimburse entire amount of customers’ early termination fees when they switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon T-Mobile just took the wrapper off its latest Uncarrier initiative, introducing us to its boldest moves yet. As previously rumored, the wireless provider will pay off ...

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Lantronix debuts first Google Cloud Print-Certified mobile printing device

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Lantronix, Inc., a company who specializes in smart M2M (machine-to-machine) solutions, this week introduced its xPrintServer – Cloud Print Edition mobile printing device. Approximately the size of a smartphone, the device is an easy-to-use and easy-to-install solution which allows for ...

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MTV first network to introduce optimized mobile viewing experience

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MTV on Wednesday becomes the first TV network to introduce a “fully optimized TV Everywhere/ authenticated viewing experience” on mobile devices. Starting immediately, fans can view full episodes and seasons of series such as “Teen Wolf,” “The Real World Ex-plosion,” and “Girl ...

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In Brief: ZTE unveils new Car Mode app, voice biometrics

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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and ZTE Corporation today announced an all new ZTE Car Mode application for ZTE Android devices at CES 2014 in Las Vegas – a result of the two companies’ collaboration to bring advanced voice applications to ZTE Android devices worldwide. ZTE is ...

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HISENSE 65-inch curved H8s series 4K TV runs Android 4.2

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HISENSE has introduced its newest line of curved televisions at CES, pulling the curtain back on the H8s series. Set to arrive later this year (Q3), the 65-inch model offers a 3840×2160 resolution over its curved face. Things get fun when you peek under the hood and find Android 4.2 Jelly ...

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T-Mobile’s Uncarrier 4 plans accidentally leaked ahead of today’s announcement

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T-Mobile will pay termination fees for families breaking contracts with other carriers Looks like we know at least part of what T-Mobile expects to announce today at CES. As previously rumored, the Uncarrier 4.0 stuff could be all about paying off early termination fees for customers making the ...

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