Benchmarks reveal two versions of Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung is prepping at least two versions of the Galaxy Note 4, both of which have been found on benchmark website AnTuTu. Not that we’d expect anything else –Samsung routinely releases handset variants– but we’re digging the specs for these two. Reportedly, one ...

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T-Mobile launches Uncarrier 6.0, unRadio sets music free starting June 23

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While announcing its latest “Un-Carrier” moves Wednesday night, T-Mobile launched Uncarrier 6.0 and introduced some initiatives to “un-leash” music. The first of the initiatives, UnRadio, was announced in conjunction with Rhapsody and is a new service that aims to ...

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Amazon makes the Fire smartphone a reality; due July 25

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Amazon on Wednesday finally revealed the long-anticipated Fire phone. Making its debut at an event in Seattle, the smartphone teeters on the the balance of mid-range and top-tier hardware. Specifications include a quad-core 2.2GHz processor with Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, and a 13-megapixel rear ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 gets a prime update for Korea

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Samsung on Wednesday announced a new version of its Galaxy S5 flagship phone, unwrapping the Galaxy S5 LTE-A. Once known by the name of Galaxy S5 Prime, it’s the first smartphone to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor which boasts four 2.5GHz Krait 450 CPU cores as well ...

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Fleksy keyboard launches Messenger App for Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

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One of our long-time favorite keyboards is making it’s way to the Gear 2. Although many would say that a wristwatch is no place for a virtual keyboard, that doesn’t stop Fleksy, one of the most innovative Android keyboard companies to date. Today they’re announcing a new ...

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Does RAM matter? Here’s the top RAM-packed Android smartphones

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As device functionality develops and you begin using your smartphone for more resource intensive tasks, the age old question is beginning to rear its head as to if RAM in your smartphone really affects performance that much, and should it play a part in your purchasing decision. That’s ...

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Easily root your AT&T or Verizon Galaxy S5 with Geohot’s towelroot

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If you’ve been waiting for a way to root your AT&T or Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5, the wait is over. Today developer George Hotz, aka Geohot, released a solution that’s as easy as sideloading an APK and clicking “make it ra1n.” The towelroot APK is said to work with ...

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Get features from the OnePlus One and CyanogenMod 11S on your device

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It may be hard to come across an invite to buy the OnePlus One featuring the special edition CyanogenMod ROM, CM11S, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some of the features now, except for the lockscreen. The source code for the device has been released and a system dump has showed ...

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Try these CyanogenMod wallpapers to liven up your custom Android experience

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We all get sick of our wallpapers after a while and need a change. For the most part, the wallpapers included with CyanogenMod ROMs haven’t changed a ton. Here are a few CM wallpapers that I found and used over the last year, most were found from people sharing them on Google+. Enjoy!  

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Compare the best Android smartphones on the market today

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Deciding which Android smartphone to buy can often be a difficult decision, with many different manufacturers offering varying specs, hardware combinations, and screen sizes. If you’re undecided about just which Android smartphone you would like to purchase, then check out our handy ...

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Samsung debuts 8.4-inch, 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S tablets

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As we’ve all come to expect over the last few weeks, Samsung has announced its new Galaxy Tab S line of tablets. Available for pre-order as soon as tomorrow, Friday, June 13, the premium grade tablets will be offered in 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch variants. Hardware Monsters The two tablets ...

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Google tweet has Android fanboys thinking 5.0 for Google I/O

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Get out your tinfoil hat, kids. The latest round of chatter says that Google will debut Android 5.0 at Google I/O this month. Why, you ask? Because a tweet from Google’s official account yesterday says so. If you happened to catch the tweet on June 11 about getting ready for The World Cup ...

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World Cup 2014 starts today, ready your Android and Chromecast devices

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With the World Cup starting today, you may want to tune in, but may not be close to a TV with a cable or satellite connection. Don’t fret, as this year you can tune in with your Android device with the WatchESPN app. The WatchESPN app can even stream to your Chromecast, so that’s ...

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Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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Last minute gift ideas for dads and grads

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Question….You love your dad, right? That’s cool, we love him, too. He’s a pretty stand-up dude and he’s always got our back. Ok, another question… what did you get him for Father’s Day? With only a few days between now and Father’s Day you’d ...

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