Hulu Plus integrates Chromecast support

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Hulu has become the latest service to introduce support for Google’s Chromecast device, according to a post on the official Google blog. The Android version of the app includes the integration immediately; iOS client is due soon. As is the case with YouTube or Netflix, users can simply ...

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Scout navigation app intros real-time social meet up and ETA sharing

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GPS and navigation application Scout has a new update this week folds in a layer of social sharing. With the latest release of Scout users will be able to share their estimated time of arrival for destinations and real-time location. Headed to a family reunion or a big business outing? ...

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T-Mobile to sunset Classic plans at retail partners starting in November

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As many of you already know, T-Mobile has done away with phone subsidies through its website and retail locations. Partner such as Walmart and Best Buy, however, have been able to continue offering the Classic plans with signed contracts. A leaked T-Mobile document shows the carrier hanging up ...

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BRIEF: FreedomPop debuts first 100 percent free mobile service

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FreedomPop, the free wireless internet company, today on its one year anniversary launched its beta of the world’s first completely free mobile service with free voice, text and data. The company will give users a guaranteed 500 MBs of data, 500 text messages, and 200 anytime voice ...

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An Android 4.4 KitKat concept we could get behind

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Here’s a conceptual look at Android 4.4 KitKat with which we could fall fast in love. Google+ user Nikolai Prettner has put together a mockup for what the gallery and settings could look like if Google were to employ the same Holo/cards aesthetic found in recent apps. I don’t know ...

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Nexus 5 spied in clearest picture yet

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We’re officially into October which means we’re fairly confident that the next-generation Nexus smartphone is due this month. Photos, leaks, and rumors have been gathering steam over the last few weeks as we head into the presumed Android 4.4 KitKat and Nexus 5 announcements. Today ...

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Lifeproof Samsung Galaxy S3 case review

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Are you the type of mobile user who needs protection against drops and water? You’ll have a hard time finding something better than Lifeproof’s Galaxy S3 case. Designed to withstand drops, dirt, dust, water, and life, these cases are an all-in-one protection solution. We’ve ...

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MetroPCS now offering LG Optimus F6 for $199

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MetroPCS announced on Monday that the no-contract carrier is now offering the LG Optimus F6. Priced at $199, the smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and dual-core 1.2GHz processor. With support for T-Mobile’s LTE and HSPA+ ...

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ai.type 2.0 includes contextual grammar checking, crowdsourced prediction

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A new 2.0 (beta) release of ai.type is available to download and install, bringing about contextual grammar checking and crowdsourced prediction. Smarter than ever, the keyboard app also features dynamic colors, effects, and menus. Do you like that flat look that Google has been opting for as ...

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RadioShack to carry Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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RadioShack confirmed on Monday that the retailer will stock the AT&T and Sprint  version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Starting on Friday, October 4, customers will be able to purchase the device in stores and online at RadioShack.com. Buyers can take advantage of the Trade & Save ...

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Samsung ChatON reaches 100 Million users

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Samsung Electronics is proud to announce that ChatON now has a global subscriber base of over 100 million users. The service was launched in October 2011, hitting the 50 million subscriber mark in May 2013 and doubling that number to 100 million only four months later. via Samsung Electronics’ ...

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HTC readying 5.2-inch waterproof Butterfly 2, leaks suggest

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HTC is reportedly working on a successor to last year’s Butterfly smartphone which could feature a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display and offer protection against water. Details are rumored to include a Snapdragon 800 processor, UltraPixel camera, BoomSound front-facing speakers, and current ...

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Gmail app update opens door to potential inbox advertising

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The recently announced update to the official Gmail application for Android may soon allow for inbox advertisement. After digging through the APK code of the new mail client, AndroidPolice spotted references to potential advertisements within the inbox. Presumably, this will be in line with the ...

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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

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Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with NFC connectivity can install one of the free or paid titles. Don’t have one of those? Feel free to ...

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T-Mobile’s next big changes may include refurbished devices in-store

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T-Mobile’s Uncarrier strategy seems to be paying off for the carrier but that doesn’t mean they’re going to rest on their laurels. New rumors suggest a third phase of the Uncarrier initiative may include the stocking of refurbished devices in store. We’re not exactly ...

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