Android L to offer default encryption on data, working towards making a more secure Android

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Android has always suffered from a big security problem: all Android devices offer data encryption, but most users don’t know how to turn it on, or even what it is. That’s why Google is turning on data encryption automatically with the new release of Android L. The automatic data ...

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PayPal’s Here credit card reader finally works on Android tablets

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PayPal has long been one of the most popular ways to make and receive payments on Android, but with one major drawback. The PayPal Here, PayPal’s mobile card reader, has never been compatible with Android tablets, for some reason. Today is the day that it changes! With the Android app ...

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Early impressions on the Moto 360 vs. Apple Watch

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In case you’ve been living under a rock, the wearable space has grown drastically for major companies throughout the world over a few months’ time. With Google’s quicker-than-ever rollout of Android Wear and Apple’s first iteration of Apple Watch, things are bound to get ...

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Test your luck in OMG! Fortune Free Slots (review)

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If you love to gamble and are looking for a new casino game, you may want to check out OMG! Fortune Slots. It’s a new take on some older, more classic casino games like slots, scratch cards, BINGO, and Wheel of Fortune. With over 25 levels, let’s take a look to see if this game... ...

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Huawei introduces the mid-range Ascend G7

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Huawei is next in line for hardware announcements at IFA 2014, and it brings another mid-ranger to it’s already huge line of decently-priced smartphones. This one is dubbed the Ascend G7, and should be available in select markets in September of this year. G7 boasts a 5.5-inch, 720p IPS ...

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Samsung announces new ruggedized tablet, the Galaxy Tab Active

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Samsung is no stranger to trying what no one else will, and that is extremely apparent with their newest tablet. They’ve just announced their new rugged tablet, the Galaxy Tab Active. Armed with both water and dust proofing, the Tab Active boasts a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, ...

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Google to refund consumers $19M in unauthorized in-app purchases

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You may recall quite some time ago when Google got in some trouble for violating a pretty hefty FTC complaint. The Federal Trade Commission launched a prohibition on unfair commercial practices by billing consumers for charges by children in kids’ apps. This was way back in 2011, and ...

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Evernote 6 arrives with refined design and a plethora of enhancements

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Evernote, one of the best note taking apps out there, is receiving a pretty decent update. The version 6 update comes with a slew of enhancements, as well as a Material Design-esque overhaul. Andrew Sinkov writes, For some, it’s an on-the-go companion to a desktop version of Evernote, while for ...

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Chrome for Android updated with Material Design

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Google Chrome, the default browser on most Android devices, is getting a pretty big UI update today. We’ve seen the updated UI in a previous version of Chrome Beta, but it’s just now making its way to the Chrome stable app. If you’ve used the Chrome Beta version, it’s ...

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Fleksy Keyboard announces partnership with Sprint App Pass

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Sprint has officially launched App Pass, their new premium app subscription service. Users pay a monthly fee to gain premium access to over 200 apps across two devices, and it will run you $4.99/month (after a 14-day free trial). Beginning today, App Pass will be pre-installed on all Sprint ...

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Lumsing Mini 3,000mAh Power Bank review

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A few qualities that we look for in a power bank are design, functionality, and price. As far as we’re concerned, Lumsing’s quality is top-notch in all three categories compared to the competition. The Lumsing Mini 3,000mAh Power Bank is compact, sleek, and powerful… so ...

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QiStone+ Wireless Power Bank review

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The QiStone+ Wireless Power Bank by Fone Salesmanaims to fix a problem you never knew you had. By eliminating cords (well, sort of), you can now charge your devices wirelessly when you’re out-and-about. With this 4,000mAh external battery pack, you can charge up to two devices at once. We ...

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HTC could announce a Snapdragon 615-powered Desire at IFA

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It hasn’t been too long since Qualcomm announced their new Snapdragon 615 processor. It’s projected to be available around the end of Q3 or beginning of Q4 2014, and we may already be seeing signs of it becoming available to the general public. According to the roadmap for the new ...

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Our interview with Pierre Valade, CEO at Sunrise Calendar

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If you’ve been looking around for a great calendar application for your Android, chances are you’ve stumbled upon Sunrise Calendar. The long-term iOS exclusive came out for Android a few months ago, and we’ve been following it ever since the first beta releases. It’s ...

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Sony document suggests an incoming Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

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Sony has previously tested its luck on 10-inch tablets, but could we see a smaller iteration soon? IFA 2014 will soon be underway, and we’re continually hearing more and more rumors about upcoming devices. This time, the leak comes to us from Sony, who is already planning on releasing the ...

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