Amazon now lets users send Amazon Coins as gifts

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Amazon on Thursday introduced a new option which should help spur additional downloads of Android games and apps – and developer revenue. Starting today, you can buy Amazon Coins as gifts for friends and family members. These coins, which have been around for much of 2013, can be used to ...

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Google Santa Tracker app updated for 2013

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Google’s official Santa Tracker application for Android has been updated for 2013, bringing about some new goodies. As expected, the app supports Chromecast; find out where the jolly, fat guy is from your handset or connected television. Also included in the refreshed app are three new ...

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Gmail Android app updated with vacation response, printing, and more

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The official Gmail client picks up new features, however some are specific to Android 4.4 or later The official Gmail app for Android is getting an update today which adds new moderate and handy features. Chief among the details is the ability to set vacation auto-responses, something ...

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Google Play to see new games categories in February 2014

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Google expects to further expand the number of Google Play categories for games in 2014, according to a new post on the Android Developers Blog. Expected to take effect in February, we should be on the lookout for Simulation, Role Playing, Educational, and perhaps others. Developers can now use ...

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Rovio celebrates 4th birthday of Angry Birds with 15 new ‘Birdday Party’ levels

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Yes, as difficult as it may be to believe, Angry Birds is celebrating its fourth birthday. The series of games, which shows no signs of slowing, has evolved into cartoons, racing games, and even officially licensed Star Wars titles. Today, however, there’s an update to the one that ...

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Rovio debuts kart racing game, Angry Birds Go!

After months of waiting on pins and needles, the day has come. Okay, so maybe it hasn’t been all that crazy, but we have been anxious to get our hands on the kart-style racing game, Angry Birds Go! The title is free to download and play for Android and other mobile platforms and features ...

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Spotify announces free mobile services and full Led Zeppelin catalog

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It’s a big day for Spotify as the streaming music service on Wednesday announced a new free mobile experience. Available immediately, both smartphones and tablets can take advantage of a new streaming service that includes on-demand music. The new mobile Spotify app experience allows ...

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Dayframe debuts Prime features with limited-time discount

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Have you downloaded Dayframe, the app that breathes new life into your Android’s standby mode? Well, why not? It’s pretty darn awesome stuff and runs circles around Facebook Home and other Daydream apps. Cloud.TV has formally introduced Dayframe Prime, the premium experience that ...

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Asus PadFone line coming to U.S. in 2014

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Asus CEO Jerry Shen says that the PadFone line will be coming to the United States in the coming year. Previously offered in Asian markets, the tablet/phone duo device should expand to the United States and Europe for 2014 and beyond. We might expect to see the PadFone to debut stateside in the ...

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Sprint announces Spark-ready Samsung Galaxy S4

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The flagship smartphone is equipped for Sprint’s enhanced 4G LTE network Sprint today announced that will soon be offering the Sprint Spark-ready version of its Samsung Galaxy S4. Designed with the enhanced 4G LTE network in mind, it’s able to hop to and from three spectrum bands ...

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Google debuts white Nexus 7, LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, and Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition

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The Nexus 7 gets a color refresh while two new Google Play edition devices debut Google on Tuesday introduced three new devices to its roster of stock Android products. Available immediately are a white version of the Nexus 7 , an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, and a Sony Z Ultra Google ...

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Temple Run 2 updated with water slides and Santa goodies

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Imangi Studios on Tuesday announced a new update for the popular Temple Run 2 game for Android and iOS devices. Arriving just in time for the holidays, the new release brings about some Santa Claus/Christmas hats and artifacts. For those who refuse to admit that the temp has been dipping into ...

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Samsung: 10 million Galaxy Note 3 shipments in first two months

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Samsung has reportedly shipped at least 10 million Galaxy Note 3 devices in the first two months of release. As the fastest moving member in its family, it is beats its predecessor by two months. As for the first model in the Galaxy Note line, it too roughly nine months to hit the mark. ...

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Android 4.4.2 already rolling out

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So you heard about Android 4.4.1 last week and now you’re waiting for the update, right? What if we told you there was actually an Android 4.4.2 update already set to go. According to multiple reports, this even newer version of KitKat is hitting devices today. We’ve seen people ...

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Qualcomm intros 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for smartphones

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Qualcomm on Monday introduced its latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 410. Designed with “high-volume” smartphones in mind, it’s a 64-bit capable chipset with integrated 4G LTE. Specifications include an Adreno 306 GPU, 1080p HD video playback, support for up to ...

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