Prospective Google Glass buyers can “try on” before buying

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Google is making it easier for those wanting to purchase Google Glass but are hesitant in spending the rather large $1500 for a pair. Google has launched a new free Home Try-On Program allowing potential customers to find what color and frame style they want before committing to the purchase. ...

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MetroPCS now offering Samsung Galaxy S5

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MetroPCS on Friday announced the immediate availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Priced at $649, the flagship handset can be paired with the carrier’s rate plans that start at $40 per month. Interested parties can visit MetroPCS.com or one of their retail stores across the ...

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Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile

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Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share locations with friends. Called Nearby Friends, it’s an opt-in feature that lets people share their exact location with other users for determinate amounts of time. Users can choose to share with one ...

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Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates

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Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according to new reports. If you head to Sony’s website and click on the various product pages you’ll find the Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Xperia Tablet Z all listed with May 2014. Of course this is ...

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Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers

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Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just a few days ago, they held a developer’s conference for Ara, and gave us some great insight as to what’s to come. During the conference, Google unveiled a contest to Ara developers with a ...

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Looking for the longest lasting battery experience for your smartphone? Here’s the top devices

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A smartphone that doesn’t last a day in the 21st century isn’t a smartphone worth having, and with devices now including more and more processor intensive features, the battle of functionality versus battery life is hotter than ever. A great device can be let down entirely by the ...

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Toshiba envisions Project Ara as wearables, too

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There’s no denying that Project Ara is an exciting project and one that will undoubtedly change the way we look at mobile devices. However, one spin on the project that hasn’t perhaps been considered until now comes courtesy of Toshiba who consider the project could extend to wearables. Shardul ...

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Install the Nokia X camera on your Android 4.1+ device

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Whilst the Nokia X wasn’t exactly the flagship high-end spec’d out Android device we were hoping for from Nokia, the camera that is bundled with the device has some pretty nice settings, and we all know Nokia can make a pretty good camera (app). If Google’s own camera app ...

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Humble Bundle 5 brings slew of top Android games for cheap, includes The Cave, The Room Two and more

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The next best thing to free games are game sales and for the next 12 days, you can get a bundle of great Android games for whatever you want to pay. The Humble Mobile Bundle 5 is back with Bag It!,  R-Type II and Aralon: Sword and Shadow, but if you pay more than the average price,... Read More

DoggCatcher now casting in latest release

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DoggCatcher, one of the first, and still among the best, podcast apps for Android, just got a little bit cooler this week. Those who download and run the latest release will find the ability to cast playback to a Chromecast-connected device. It’s not a fully-baked option that’s promised to be ...

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Samsung to offer Android Wear-powered smartwatch this year

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Samsung will deliver its first Android Wear-based smartwatch later this year, reports Reuters. No details are known about the device however The Verge also confirmed the time frame with their own sources. Samsung first got into the smartwatch space with its Android-based Galaxy Gear in fall of ...

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Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store

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It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick updating. Google usually does this type of thing with all of their apps. One, however, has never been included in the Play Store… until today. They’ve finally added their camera app to Google ...

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Google+ for Android Redesign Leaks

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Suspected to be announced at Google I/O, Google+ is expected to get a redesign and it seems that images of the new Android app has showed up on Google+ of all places courtesy of +Yoel Kasub. He claims that these are images from a test build of Google+ and it seems to be mainly a design... Read More

Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’

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Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract multi-line users. Called “Group Save”, the plans see the provider discounting plans for accounts with 2-5 lines of service. The plans, which are available to new and existing customers, ...

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Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android

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Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. As you can surmise, the tool allows for Android devices users to remotely access PC/Mac computers. Since 2011, Chrome Remote Desktop has let you remotely access your machine from another laptop or ...

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