HBO GO becomes latest service to support Chromecast

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It should not come as much of a surprise, but HBO GO has become the latest service to support Google’s Chromecast device. To enable to the feature on your smartphone or tablet, simply download and install the most recent version of HBO GO’s Android or iOS app. In addition to HBO GO, ...

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A Samsung Galaxy S5 concept we could get behind

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Samsung’s next-generation of Galaxy S smartphones is likely but a few months off so that means it’s time to open up the floodgates. We’ve already heard details, rumors, and leaks pertaining to the sure-fire hit device; plenty of uncertainty and conjecture surrounds the phone. ...

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

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Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to arrive. The Google Wallet card can be used as a debit card wherever you might use a standard MasterCard. In addition to ...

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

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New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play Newsstand. Combining pieces of both the Play Magazines app and Google Currents, it’s a central hub for all ...

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Toshiba Excite 7 review

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As the price continues to drop for tablets, consumers are more and more in the great position to be able to select the device they want. No longer having to settle for what they can afford, many are picking and choosing from devices that meet their demands and budgets. Whereas two years ago we ...

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Sprint announces holiday promotions

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Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless provider to come out with a formal announcement of sales and promotions for the holiday season. Among the savings and discounts this year are a free Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the LG G2 for $50. These do, of course require two-year service agreements, ...

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Samsung offering U.S. residents $50 Google Play credit with Galaxy Note 3 purchase

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Have you recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 3? Are you considering picking one up in the coming days or weeks? Great news! You’re entitled to a $50 Google Play credit just for buying one of this year’s biggest and best smartphones. Effective November 5 and running through ...

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HTC: North American HTC One models to see Android 4.4 by end of January

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HTC USA took to Twitter last evening to shed a little bit of light on the Android 4.4 KitKat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to a tweet, all North American models should see the update by the end of January. It’s not explicitly outlined when each particular carrier’s ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

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Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU is a quad-core monster with speeds up to 2.5GHz per core. Additional details include a new Adreno 420 CPU, ...

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Gameloft will optimize Modern Combat 5 for MediaTek processors

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Gameloft this week announced that their upcoming Modern Combat 5 game will be optimized for MediaTek’s MT6592 processors. As the “first true octa-core processor in the world”, this SoC will deliver “enhanced definition and stunning graphics” in games and other ...

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Verizon first to dish Android 4.4 KitKat update to Moto X

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Surprise, surprise! Verizon is the first carrier to offer an Android 4.4 KitKat update to its Moto X smartphone. A post on the hardware maker’s blog tells us that the update begins today and will roll out in phases. Details are as to be expected and include the standard 4.4 features. ...

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FreedomPop debuts ‘Bring your own phone’ plan; now offering HTC EVO 4G

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FreedomPop on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of their latest device, the HTC EVO 4G. Selling at $99 without a contract, FreedomPop will pair the smartphone with rate plan that starts at a mere $7.99 per month. For your money you’ll get 500 voice minutes, unlimited text ...

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Lookout debuts business security solution

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Lookout Mobile Security today introduced a new security solution aimed at helping business users and IT Managers. Called Lookout for Business, it’s designed to address malware, data loss, remote location, and other problems in the BYOD space. Not only does the app provide the same ...

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Samsung moves 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in first two months

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Samsung has moved 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in the first two months of release, according to the hardware maker. Sales are said to be better than Samsung expected for the device, however it’s unclear whether the figure represents sales to consumers or shipments to retail outlets. ...

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

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Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in Android’s code. As explained in a blog post on the Google Online Security blog, the Patch Rewards Program ...

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