Google adds new market availability for Play Books, Play Movies

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Google this week expanded the number of countries offering its Play Books and Play Movies apps and services. The former picks up nearly a dozen new markets while the latter gets almost twice as many new areas. There are quite a few countries left for each property however we’re glad to ...

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Android 4.4.4 rolling out to Nexus 4, 5, 7 and 10

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Earlier this month Google started rolling out Android 4.4.3 update to certain Nexus devices and now we have yet another update by Google; 4.4.4 is here. Suffice it to say, Android 4.4.3 update caused issues on certain devices. People have been reporting issues with bluetooth and wi-fi signal ...

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Google releases Android Wear intro video ahead of Google I/O

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With Google I/O next week and Android Wear expected to make up a very significant amount of the conference, Google has released an introduction video of the smartwatch platform previewing some of its features. It seems Android Wear is focused on reducing the time it takes to interact with the ...

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Extremely small and wireless earbuds? Kickstarter all the way

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So, here’s the thing, I hate wires and I bet there are lots of you like me out there. Wires are just so annoying and not practical at all, they get tangled up all the time. There are some solutions for this as far as earbuds go, like Jaybird Bluebuds X which are great, but... Read More

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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Reuters: YouTube to debut paid music service

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With recent criticism that YouTube’s current free video website might block music videos from labels that do not agree to its terms, the Google subsidiary said Tuesday that it plans to launch a paid streaming music service. YouTube did not comment on the matter, except for stating the ...

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Motorola showcases 10 best Moto 360 designs in Face-Off contest

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Motorola today announced it has trimmed its Moto 360 Face-Off submissions down to the top 10. After kicking off in mid-May, the hardware maker received more than 1,300 entries which run the gamut of simple and clean to outright busy and cluttered. A post on Google+ today tells us that now it’s ...

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New LG G Pad series shown off in promo video, roller skate with it and more

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LG’s new tablet series kicked off in Europe last week with the G Pad 7.0 and now you can get a look at features on all the devices in a promo video released Tuesday. Aside from showing some absurd and unique ways you can use the devices, such as while roller skating, although we ...

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Sunrise intros new apps

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Sunrise, a free calendar made for Google Calendar and iCloud, just introduced apps, adding the ability to connect Songkick, Evernote, Github, Asana and TripIt to your calendar. If you needed another way to connect all of your apps and view them in one place, look no further. Sunrise said that ...

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iFixit tears down OnePlus One, not the simplest to repair

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You’ve got to love iFixit who always takes a new device whenever it’s released and tears it down part by part, giving a score on its repairability. The new OnePlus One, currently only available by invite, was just given the iFixit teardown treatment and was given a score of 5 out of ...

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Nexus 6 won’t be made by LG, according to a company executive

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The Nexus 6 is a device of much rumor at the moment. While the last two Nexus smartphones were made by LG, as well as the only Nexus tablets, company communications director Ken Hong recently said he didn’t know anything about the it, when they were usually informed. “That can mean ...

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Root an Xperia Z2 without unlocking its bootloader

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Although Sony embraces the Android community and offers a tool to unlock the bootloader on Xperia devices, which you can then gain root, doing so disables certain features. If you want root, but don’t want to lose features such as the X-Reality engine and TrackID app, please keep reading. ...

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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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Living with Google: Google Music

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In short, Google Music is one app I have found I simply can’t live without. Google Music is free for your own uploaded music (up to 20,000 songs) but to really utilize the service you want to sign up for All Access. All Access allows you to listen to everything available on Google Music ...

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BlackBerry turns to Amazon for apps

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BlackBerry on Wednesday announced a new licensing agreement with Amazon which sees the hardware maker employing the Appstore for its handsets. Once realized, smartphones which run the forthcoming BBOS 10.3 will be able to tap into the Amazon Appstore and its more than 200,000 applications. Yes, ...

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