Republic Wireless now selling $299 Moto X without contract

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Republic Wireless has become the latest carrier to offer support for the Moto X smartphone. Unlike with other wireless providers, this particular model is unlocked and contract-free…and very affordable. It’s finally here… Moto X with four new plans to choose from and the ability to ...

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Google Now app update delivers KitKat features to older smartphones

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Keep an eye on your notification bar over the next few days; an updated Google Search app is about to deliver some great new features. Largely centered around Google Now, the app brings about new cards of relevant, important information. Fans of movies, magazines, blogs, and television will be ...

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Google+ app for Android gets much-requested features

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The Google+ app for Android has received a number of new features as part of the most recent update. Rolling out over the next few days, the app brings about some much-requested details such as automatically refreshing your friends’ locations.  The v4.2 also adds in support for Daydream ...

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Facebook rolls out new Messenger experience to all Android users

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Facebook yesterday confirmed that the new look Messenger app has been expanded to all Android and iOS users. Initially released to a select group of users a few weeks back, it’s a refreshed feel that looks more modern and inviting. If you have not yet received the update, check your ...

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Moto G to sell as low as $179 without contract in U.S.

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Launching an unprecedented $179 off-contract, unlocked price, we think the ‘G’ stands for Game Changer. Motorola today announced their newest smartphone, the 4.5-inch Moto G. Touted as a “premium smartphone experience” the phone at a much lower price, it’s very ...

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Motorola: Moto X will see Android 4.4 KitKat within “weeks”

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Motorola’s CEO, Dennis Woodside, in helping to announce the new Moto G smartphone, started off the event with a quick recap of the Moto X. According to Woodside, the Moto X is expected to see its Android 4.4 KitKat update within “weeks”. It’s not explicitly clear when, ...

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HTC One Max expected at Sprint on November 15

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Sprint is expected to offer the new, 5.9-inch HTC One Max as soon as November 15, according to multiple indications. Head over to Best Buy’s website and you’ll find the smartphone listed with a release date of Friday, November 15. For what it’s worth, the handset is tied to a ...

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LG G Flex ‘confirmed’ for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

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Lg’s latest smartphone, the self-healing LG G Flex, is headed to the United States sometime in the near future. Once thought to be headed to European and Asian markets, the handset is said to be coming to AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. According to @evleaks, the phone is actually ...

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Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 seeing Android 4.4 KitKat updates

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Those of you with an Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 are advised to keep an eye on your notification bars for software updates. According to the Android team, the 4.4 KitKat update has begun trickling out to both tablets. Actually, to be clear, this is more than two tablets as the 2012 and 2013 versions... ...

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Moto G details leaked by German retailer

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Motorola is expected to formally introduce its next smartphone, the Moto G, tomorrow at 9AM EST. It’s here, through Motorola’s livestream broadcast, that we should see the debut of a device that resembles the Moto X, but with less hardware. As you can tell by the headline, we ...

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Google Maps adds Waze incidents in 46 new countries & territories

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Google and Waze today announced that incident reporting has come to the Google Maps app for 46 new countries and territories. Now you’ll have a clearer idea as to where accidents, road hazards, police, and other incidents are along your route. It’s unclear which areas are seeing the ...

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Moto G sneaks onto Amazon UK, quickly disappears

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Motorola is expected to introduce the Moto G smartphone at an event in but a few days time. It’s on November 13 we should see a low-cost alternative to the Moto X unveiled. How low? Well, we’ve heard as low as zero with a two-year service agreement but that’s not confirmed ...

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RadioShack offering Samsung Galaxy S3 free with contract

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RadioShack just dropped us a line to share a great deal on one of the best-selling smartphones of all time. Starting immediately, you can pick up the Samsung Galaxy S3 at no cost, provided you sign a two-year service agreement. There are three carrier options to choose from (AT&T, Sprint, ...

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Moto Maker expands to Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile

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The days of AT&T’s exclusive rights to the Moto Maker are up today as the service rolls out to the other big players. Effective immediately, you can custom design your own Moto X smartphone for Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile.   With pricing having recently dropped to $99 with a ...

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Benchmarks suggest Motorola XT1032 could be Moto G

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Benchmarks spotted at GFXBench’s website may shed some added light on the upcoming Moto G smartphone. Popping up on our radar in the past, the XT1032 has the makings of what should be a low-cost experience. Specifications figure to include a 720p HD display with a 1.2GHz quad-core ...

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