Nexus 5 spied in clearest picture yet

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We’re officially into October which means we’re fairly confident that the next-generation Nexus smartphone is due this month. Photos, leaks, and rumors have been gathering steam over the last few weeks as we head into the presumed Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 announcements. Today ...

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Lifeproof Samsung Galaxy S3 case review

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Are you the type of mobile user who needs protection against drops and water? You’ll have a hard time finding something better than Lifeproof’s Galaxy S3 case. Designed to withstand drops, dirt, dust, water, and life, these cases are an all-in-one protection solution. We’ve ...

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MetroPCS now offering LG Optimus F6 for $199

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MetroPCS announced on Monday that the no-contract carrier is now offering the LG Optimus F6. Priced at $199, the smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and dual-core 1.2GHz processor. With support for T-Mobile’s LTE and HSPA+ ...

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ai.type 2.0 includes contextual grammar checking, crowdsourced prediction

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A new 2.0 (beta) release of ai.type is available to download and install, bringing about contextual grammar checking and crowdsourced prediction. Smarter than ever, the keyboard app also features dynamic colors, effects, and menus. Do you like that flat look that Google has been opting for as ...

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RadioShack to carry Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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RadioShack confirmed on Monday that the retailer will stock the AT&T and Sprint  version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Starting on Friday, October 4, customers will be able to purchase the device in stores and online at RadioShack.com. Buyers can take advantage of the Trade & Save ...

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Samsung ChatON reaches 100 Million users

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Samsung Electronics is proud to announce that ChatON now has a global subscriber base of over 100 million users. The service was launched in October 2011, hitting the 50 million subscriber mark in May 2013 and doubling that number to 100 million only four months later. via Samsung Electronics’ ...

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HTC readying 5.2-inch waterproof Butterfly 2, leaks suggest

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HTC is reportedly working on a successor to last year’s Butterfly smartphone which could feature a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display and offer protection against water. Details are rumored to include a Snapdragon 800 processor, UltraPixel camera, BoomSound front-facing speakers, and current ...

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Gmail app update opens door to potential inbox advertising

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The recently announced update to the official Gmail application for Android may soon allow for inbox advertisement. After digging through the APK code of the new mail client, AndroidPolice spotted references to potential advertisements within the inbox. Presumably, this will be in line with the ...

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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

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Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with NFC connectivity can install one of the free or paid titles. Don’t have one of those? Feel free to ...

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T-Mobile’s next big changes may include refurbished devices in-store

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T-Mobile’s Uncarrier strategy seems to be paying off for the carrier but that doesn’t mean they’re going to rest on their laurels. New rumors suggest a third phase of the Uncarrier initiative may include the stocking of refurbished devices in store. We’re not exactly ...

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LG G2 camera inspired by Lizzy, the chicken

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So you want to see what optical image stabilization does to your videos, eh? Check out LG’s new YouTube clip which shows where the inspiration came from and how it works. It’s quite an interesting watch if we do say so. All kidding aside, it’s pretty cool to see how videos can ...

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AOL brings official app to Google Play

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America Online (AOL) has released an official app for Android today, bringing the customized news and interests portal to your favorite mobile platform. Key features include a tablet-friendly layout for AOL Mail, the ability to prioritize your news stream, sharing stories and videos, and saving ...

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Petition to keep Qualcomm supporting Snapdragon S3 chipset

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The point is: Snapdragon S3 has more than enough power to run 4.2.2 and newly even more optimized 4.3 Android. If some home-schooled developer can make it run – why proper developers paid by Qualcomm won’t succeed at it? MSM8260 devices were publicly released in 2011, it’s not ...

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HTC One Max rumored with October 15 debut

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With a slew of leaked photos and rumors coming over the last few weeks, the HTC One Max is one of those devices we’re ready to see announced. If for no other reason, we’ll be glad to stop seeing incessant pictures of the same thing over and over. Digressing, the HTC One Max finally ...

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HTC and Beats deal comes to end with $265 million buyback

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Barely two years after coming together in a $300 million purchase, HTC and Beats are calling it a day. The former has sold back its remaining shares (26,100) back to the latter for a deal worth roughly $265 million. The funds are already moved and the buyback is complete and HTC now has zero ...

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