Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screens emerge over weekend

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Got your salt shaker handy? Good, you’ll need it for this one. A 9to5Google source provided a handful of screens of what is reported to be Android 4.4 KitKat over the weekend. They look convincing, sure, but there are also tiny details that give pause for concern. You’ll notice in ...

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LG debuts 5.2-inch Vu 3 for Korea

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LG announced on Monday that a 5.2-inch Vu 3 will make its way to Korea later in September. The Vu 3 is an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean device with a 1280×960 resolution display, a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, and 13-megapixel rear camera. Featuring a number of LG custom ...

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Nestle rep ‘confirms’ October debut of Android 4.4 KitKat

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As if we needed further proof of that Google will officially bring Android 4.4 into the world next month, we have a Nestle representative echoing the recent rumor. According to an employee on Nestle’s German Facebook team, the KitKat release will come in October. Now, it’s entirely ...

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Oppo may announce CyanogenMod smartphone on September 23

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Check out the short teaser clip that Oppo posted online just a few hours back. Yes, that’s CyanogenMod’s own Steve Kondik telling the world that he’s excited to attend the Oppo event in Beijing on September 23. The description listed in the YouTube video? “OPPO + ...

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Autumn Dynasty arrives on Android on September 25

Autumn Dynasty is a revolutionary game that has players take command of the armies of the Autumn Empire. Paint battle plans directly onto the map and command armies using simple gestures- imagine a Chinese painting spring to life with the strategy of 4X games like Age of Empires. The controls ...

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Get 10GB of Google Drive storage for free

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Google is offering 10GB of free Drive storage for anyone who signs into the now free Quickoffice mobile app before September 26, 2013. Indeed, this works for both the Android and the iOS client. While we’re on the topic of free stuff, if you sign in to your Google Account from the new ...

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HTC rumored as CyanogenMod’s official hardware partner

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UPDATE: Things are looking good for an OPPO announcement on September 23! New water cooler chatter suggests that CyanogenMod will tap HTC as the official OEM partner of the CM phone.  A member of Ruliweb forums posits that this deal, which is expected to wrap soon, can be pieced together by a ...

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Sprint debuts ‘One Up’ yearly upgrade program

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Sprint announced on Friday that it has joined the other top carriers with an annual trade-in/upgrade program. Called “One Up” it lets customers trade their device in once every 12 months just so long as they have made that many consecutive payments. The One Up plan runs $65 per ...

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Moto X Developer Edition (CDMA) already out of stock

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In just the few days since its release Motorola’s new Moto X Developer Edition has already sold through. Priced at $649.99, the Verizon-ready smartphone with an unlockable bootloader seems to be pretty popular. It’s unclear as to how many of these were made available to start with ...

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ThemerApp public beta to commence October 1

The team at MyColorScreen is anxious to pull the curtain back on their Themer App for Android. An email going out today advises that the launch of the public beta will commence on October 1. Thanks again for your interest in Themer! We wanted to let you know that we’ll be starting our ...

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Google makes Quickoffice available for free to everyone

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Good Guy Google announced on Thursday that it is making Quickoffice free to anyone and everyone. As part of Google’s portfolio for the last year, it has grown and matured new features. But, seeing that not everyone is using Google Drive for documents and files, Google recently decided to ...

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eReatah tackles reading with subscription service

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Looking for a new alternative to reading books on your Android smartphone or tablet? Consider eReatah, an upstart service which employs a subscription method as opposed to buying individual books. Pricing starts at $14.99 per month (two books) and goes as high as $24.99 for four books downloads ...

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Leak confirms Asus as hardware maker for Nexus 10 successor

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New details from a Twitter source seem to confirm recent reports that Google has tapped Asus as the hardware maker for the refreshed Nexus 10 tablet. Once expected to come from Samsung, we learned in August that Asus was in production with the successor. The screen you see above is said to come ...

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Republic Wireless to offer Moto X for $299 off contract

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Fledgling cellular provider Republic Wireless is set to carry the Moto X at a much cheaper rate than any other carrier. An announcement from today sees them introducing the Moto X for $299 without a contract, or hundreds of dollars cheaper than the competition.

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Angry Birds Star Wars 2 arrives on Android

Rovio’s next sure-fire hit is out today; Angry Birds Star Wars 2 is available for Android and iOS devices. As a sequel to last years popular game, this is acts as a prequel to the original title and follows along with the prequel trilogy continuity. With more than 30 characters to choose ...

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