Amazon introduces Kindle Fire HDX, new Kindle Fire HD

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Amazon today announced a pair of new tablet models for release later this fall in the form of the new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HDX. The specs are right in line with the previous rumors and look to include much faster processors, higher resolution displays, and improved cameras. What we ...

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Trade Wi-Fi passwords for coffee and hugs with Hotspotio

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Unlike typical WIFI network sharing, which requires people to enter a long complicated password, Hotspotio allows community members to access WIFI in one click. This codeless sharing system is faster and more secure than handing out the actual password.Individual users and businesses have the ...

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Android 4.3 update begins hitting various HTC One models

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The Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has started rolling out to various versions of the HTC One smartphone. Sorry, not the U.S. just yet. It’s the Taiwanese variant of the device, however, that gets first dibs on the software. Reports surfacing today indicate that a 512MB file has arrived ...

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F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices – NYTimes.com

The guidelines are expected to allow reading e-books or other publications, listening to podcasts, and watching videos, according to several of the panel’s members who requested anonymity because they could not comment on the recommendations. The ban on sending and receiving e-mails and text ...

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EA releases FIFA 14 on Android for free

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EA has released its latest sports title, the popular soccer/football game FIFA 14, on Android in Google Play and Amazon Appstore. Details are exactly what you’d expect in the game and include 33 leagues, over 600 licensed teams, and more than 16,000 players. That’s a lot of stuff, ...

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Archos GamePad 2 leaks with quad-core CPU

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The Archos GamePad 2 has surfaced online ahead of its formal announcement, leading many to believe the debut is soon at hand. The preliminary specs, which have since been pulled down, indicate a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and 2GB is in order for the device. Additionally, the GamePad 2 should ...

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Is Verizon hinting at new Droid tablet?

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Take a look at the video below and you’ll see it’s not much more than an extended sequence of events from the recent Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx commercials. If you’ve not seen either then just enjoy a little over 4:00 of a pseudo-spy protagonist as he is seduced and tricked by ...

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HTC One refresh rumored with octa-core CPU, 3GB RAM

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The HTC One may soon get a bump in processor and memory, if a newly leaked screen shot is to be believed. Reportedly, the image you see here shows the HTC One as having an octa-core processor and 3GB RAM. Both specs would be a first for the hardware maker. Other rumored details are alleged ...

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Remotely lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet

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Need to lock your missing Android smartphone or tablet? Maybe you need to wipe it clean and erase that guy lest your sensitive data falls into the wrong hands. Good news, Google now allows for this via its Android Device Manager. As part of the Google Play services, the ADM lets you wipe or ...

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Metal Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors heat up once again

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Samsung may tap Catcher Technology Co. for the task of creating a metal casing for the rumored Galaxy S5, reports Taipei Times. As the company who create the case for the MacBook Air and iPad Mini, Catcher also supplies casings for HTC’s smartphones. Rumors of a metal Samsung Galaxy S5 ...

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Samsung prepping Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display, rumor says

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Samsung will introduce a special version of the Galaxy Note 3 that features a flexible, unbreakable display, reports Korean news site Chosun. Citing sources such as the OLED Association, it is rumored to be the first phone to include an flexible YOUM display. According to OLED-info, Samsung may ...

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Motorola issues update to Moto X with eye on camera enhancement

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Motorola began issuing a software update to the T-Mobile version of the Moto X which includes notable enhancements to the camera app. According to Motorola’s change log, the improvements include white balance performance, low-light  focus, and faster switching between rear and front ...

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Oppo N1 introduced with swivel camera, official support for CyanogenMod

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Chinese hardware maker Oppo pulled the curtain back on its latest flagship smartphone, the Oppo N1. Powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor, the handset boasts a 5.9-inch 1080p display, 2GB RAM, and a 13-megapixel camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but one that rotates ...

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Sprint: Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear due on October 4

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Sprint announced on Monday that both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear will be available Friday, October 4. The smartphone will be offered in Classic White and Jet Black and will cost $349.99 qualified two-year service agreement. As for the wearable tech Galaxy Gear, Sprint will sell it ...

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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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