Smarty Ring V2 promises scrolling display

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Following the outstanding success of their first Indiegogo campaign, Smarty Ring has launched a second campaign which brags “upgrading to scrolling display.” The rest of the Indiegogo page is pretty similar to that of the first campaign. There are a couple of contribution options. ...

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CHIL Notchbook Review and Giveaway!

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The CHIL Notchbook is a quality case worth updwards of $50 but costing only half of that. The leather feels great and really has a “premium” design about it. You’ll find that it’s light, padded, and protective – three things we look for in a tablet case. The cutout ...

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OtterBox Preserver case for Galaxy S4 review

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The first thing that I noticed about the OtterBox Preserver case for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is that the size difference between it and the defender case is negligible. Which is great if you’re upgrading, however the cons in moving up are; the back is plastic rather than the grippy rubber ...

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Work on CyanogenMod 10.2 has begun!

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For everyone without a Nexus device, we’ve received some exciting news! 4.3 Status Update #1 All AOSP repositories have been merged into our Github and branched to “cm-10.2″.Do not build it yet. There are a multitude of build errors that we are working through. We will put up another ...

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Motorola, now Holo-themed!

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It looks as though Google is making some much needed changes to the Motorola logo, bringing their Holo colors to surround the Original “M” symbol and updating the font and case of the company name. The now all lower-case will be followed by the new tag-line “a Google ...

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Minuum “The little keyboard for big fingers”

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In March 2013 the Minuum team began a campaign on Indigogo.com garnering such interest in their project that just 4 months later they’ve raised almost 900% of their $10,000 goal and delivered a nicely polished beta to their supporters. Let me preface this review by saying that I am a ...

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Secure messaging to come to CyanogenMod?

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Koushik Dutta recently shared of Google+ the possibility of a secure push messaging service which will encrypt messages sent between CyanogenMod users from end-to-end. Design inspired by iMessaging and ignited by recent security concerns. If the quote I’m about to paste isn’t good ...

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CyanogenMod 10.1.0 Stable released!

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Just moments ago ciwrl posted on the CyanogenMod.org blog that the stable version of CM10.1.0 has been officially released for supported devices! Any devices which weren’t in the release candidate series as well as the Tegra 2 many Exynos based devices are sadly, not in line to receive ...

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Can RDJ save HTC?

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According to Bloomberg HTC has recently locked Robert Downey Jr. in for a $12 million, two-year advertising campaign as himself. A brilliant move, it looks as though people around the world will soon be associating super-genius Tony Stark with HTC’s smart-phones. Who wouldn’t want ...

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HTC Desire 200 image and specs revealed

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We recently reported of the new budget handsets from HTC. While the specs aren’t at all impressive, if the HTC One is any indication of the quality of materials used, it should actually be a real contender against other budget handsets. The leaked specs from Pocket-Lint are up after the ...

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Galaxy S 4 Zoom caught on camera! Get it?

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  Finally we’re getting a definitely look at a stock image of the Galaxy S 4 Zoom. From the specs we’re seeing, though it would seem more appropriate to dub this device a member of the Galaxy S III series. The Galaxy S 4 Zoom will sport a dual-core 1.6 GHz processor, Bluetooth ...

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CyanogenMod 10.1 RC5 out now

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We’re well on our way, folks! It’s looking as though we might actually see a CM10.1.0 stable before the next Android API is even announced! Huge shout out to everyone helping make these builds a possibility, really awesome job guys! If you’re excited and want to show the team ...

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Paranoid Android’s HALO10 hits First Public Beta

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If you’re like me and you actually tried all of the new features Facebook released a few weeks ago with the launch of Facebook Home, you probably became familiar with “chat heads” from the updated Facebook Messenger app. If, like myself, you were a huge fan of that feature, ...

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Space Colony by maxelus.net

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Any sci-fi fans looking for a beautiful new wallpaper? Space Colony by maxelus.net has some absolutely gorgeous scenes and a ton of options to tweak the look and feel of your wallpaper.  There are 5 different skies from which you can choose Gelidon’s Moon Clouds on Doa Planet New Hope ...

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Smartphones: How big is too big?

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Alright guys, it’s time to have a serious discussion about our expectations from our smartphones. All the hubbub over the Galaxy Note II is understandable. Too big for my tastes, but after using a friend’s, I can honestly say that I see the merit and understand how the Note line ...

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