Verizon announces Xperia Tablet Z2 for July 17

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Verizon on Wednesday announced the upcoming availability of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2. Arriving on July 17, the tablet is exclusive to Verizon and will carry a $599 price tag. For a limited time customers can pick up the new device for $499.99 with a two-year service agreement. Those who ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy S4 replacement battery

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Are you among the millions of Samsung Galaxy S4 owners running around out there? How’s your battery treating you these day? Does it hold up as well as it did when you first got it? Maybe you’re looking for a backup battery to charge up for days when you expect to be out and about ...

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Sprint blesses Samsung Galaxy S5 with Wi-Fi calling

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Sprint on Wednesday confirmed that its version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will receive an update that enables Wi-Fi Calling. Slated to roll out over the next few weeks, the Galaxy S5 marks Sprint’s seventh device capable of the feature. Sprint’s Wi-Fi Calling is a free service that ...

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Sprint LivePro: pocket projector, mobile hotspot, power supply, and more

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Sprint on Wednesday introduced the LivePro, a mobile-minded accessory that wears multiple hats. Touted as the “world’s first commercially available pocket projector and mobile hotspot”, the unit lets users project images anywhere 10 inches to 10 feet. What’s more, it ...

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Google voice search learns new tricks, media controls and corrections in tow

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Google is actively working on a Google Search app, This service keeps on growing in terms of functionality. Recently Google added a bunch of new languages to the service, so that you could call upon the service even if English (UK/US) isn’t set as you language of choice. This time around ...

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Android L theme available for Xposed devices

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So you want to receive the Android L visual goodness of Material design, but don’t want to or can’t install the developer preview. If you’re rooted and running the Xposed framework then the Android L theme package may be for you. Whilst it is only the visuals of the Android L ...

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How Droid World examines the future of the Android ecosystem

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With Android systems tipping the balance at up to 81% in units sold dependent on who you read, it’s never been a more fruitful time to be working in Android. There’s an awful lot of excitement coming out of Google I/O, and with version 4.4.4 hitting the streets, it’s definitely something for ...

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Accessory of the Day: Anker MP141 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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Now that we’re in the warmest part of the year we often find ourselves sitting on the back deck or patio enjoying a sunset. Maybe we’re out there on a Friday night with some friends and having a rousing game of Connect Four or whatever. Or, perhaps you’re the forever alone ...

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Sony introduces Xperia C3, the “selfie” phone

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Selfie. I’m gonna let that sink in for a bit… OK, now we can kick this off. Sony is apparently trying to get market share any way they can so they came up with an idea to create a selfie-centered smartphone. Yeah, you might see even more people smiling at their smartphone in the ...

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Samsung says they are losing profit due to a weak demand for their low-mid tier smartphones

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When you think of Samsung you think of high sales numbers. Well, it looks like those numbers are lower than we thought, at least as far as low and mid tier devices are concerned. Samsung says that their profits will be approximately 24% lower this quarter than it was a year ago. They had to... ...

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HTC launched an affordable HTC Desire 616 device sporting a MediaTek octa-core processor

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HTC is really trying its best to improve on their profits. It seems to be working considering they had their first profitable quarter in quite some time. They really did something great when they introduced the first HTC One device and only improved on it by releasing HTC One (M8). Not ...

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Moto 360 may be offered with a Silver wristband

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The Moto 360 is a stunning looking smartwatch already, and arguably the best ascetically of the Android Wear offerings so far, but according to a recent discovery of an image embedded on the landing page of the Moto 360 on the Motorola website, the device could yet be offered in a Silver ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 begins rolling out to select devices

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For avid followers of CyanogenMod you’ll be pleased to hear that version 11.0 M8 that moves to the Android 4.4.4 KitKat codebase has hit download servers today for a select few devices. The devices that will have CyanogeMod 11.0 M8 available to them include: OnePlus One, Oppo Find 7a, ...

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Xiaomi’s next smartphone spotted, may launch this month with 4G

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Xiaomi isn’t a major player in the west yet, but that could change in the coming months and years, especially if its next smartphone has LTE support and is priced just right. GizChina is reporting that the new smartphone from Xiaomi, thought to be named either the Mi4 or Mi3S, could be ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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