Amazon’s FreeTime adds new titles from Disney and more

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December 18th marked a great day at Amazon for content delivered specifically to children. FreeTime is a service designed specifically with children in mind. With subscription pricing starting at $2.99, thousands of new titles from Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, and Dr. Suess (among ...

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Use this workaround to get back the DRM functions that unlocking your Sony Xperia bootloader removes

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One of the prices you pay for unlocking the bootloader of your Sony Xperia device is that you lose the DRM keys baked into the native Sony software. That means that special functions that Sony have deemed to be copyright are removed when these DRM keys are lost. Luckily there is a workaround ...

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Last chance deals of 2014

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While you’re preparing the party favors and getting ready to uncork the champagne, take a moment and see if any of these deals strike your fancy. The ball may be dropping but these prices won’t be. Take advantage, now! MIGHTY Speaker – $35 The Crystal Clear Bluetooth Speaker ...

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Accessory of the Day: Belkin 12 outlet surge protector, $19.58

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Protect your valuables and ensure every piece of equipment has power with a high-quality surge protector. This Belkin 12-outlet surge protector features a 6-foot cord, safety covers, detachable cord-management clip, and a lifetime warranty. Grab one for just $19.58 and you’ll have it ...

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OnePlus One can now be sold in India

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OnePlus has gone through many ups and downs since it released the One this past April. Most of the issues they’ve had have been their own doing, but recently a ban was placed on the OnePlus One to sell in India because CyanogenMod had signed an exclusivity deal with Mircomax. Well due to ...

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Sony might just launch a VAIO Android smartphone at CES 2015

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With CES 2015 rapidly approaching, the speculation inevitably begins, and first up is Sony who may just be set to launch an Android powered VAIO branded smartphone. There’s no word as to the exact specifics of what a VAIO device may entail, but with the success of Sony’s Xperia ...

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Franco Kernel makes its way to the Nexus 6

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A well-known Android programmer and kernel hacker, Francisco Franco has updated his Material Designed Franco Kernel to support the Nexus 6. Before using the app, you must root your device. Franco notes that he does not accept refunds if you fail to do this, which probably means the device will ...

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Samsung refreshes Galaxy Note 4 with Tri-Band LTE Advanced support

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Samsung on Monday debuted a modified version of its plus-sized Galaxy Note 4 which amps up the overall capabilities. The refreshed Note 4 features LTE Advanced (LTE-A) Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA), which means peak download speeds of 300Mbps. That is, of course, once those sort of networks ...

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Top gear deals of 2014

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Another year has come and gone and with that transition comes the time to ask yourself, “Did I get every piece of gear on my wish-list?” From drones to batteries and everything in between, it’s been a gizmo-filled 2014 at AndroidGuys. In case you missed any of our special ...

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Samsung to shelve Galaxy Alpha and move to lower-cost models, report says

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Samsung will stop selling the Galaxy Alpha once current inventory is depleted, according to a recent ET News report. Allegedly, Samsung will discontinue the higher-priced, more premium experience, in favor of lower-cost alternatives such as the Galaxy A5. Whereas the Galaxy A5 features some of ...

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Accessory of the Day: Galaxy Note 4 clear shell, $9.99

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Meticulously crafted for the Galaxy Note 4, this hard-shell case is water clear and protects your valuable device with a scratch resistant design. Anti-slip coating keeps your Note in your hands and all ports are accessible with its precise fit. You can snap up this case for only $9.99 (Prime ...

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HTC Hima appears in AnTuTu with Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM, & 1080p display

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Rumors are abound about the status of HTC’s next flagship, the HTC Hima, also known as the M9. According to Digital Trends, Upleaks stated the Hima may arrive on the four major carriers in March 2015. It also claimed the announcement of the device would not occur at Mobile World Congress ...

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Galaxy A3 and A5 available in US via Expansys

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The Samsung Galaxy A3 and the Samsung Galaxy A5 have officially made their way into the United States, and are now available at Expansys USA. The Galaxy A3 & A5 have a 1.2GHz Quad-core Cartex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with an Adreno 306 GPU. Both phones accept Dual SIM cards and both run ...

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Qualcomm teases device that sports Snapdragon 800 ahead of CES 2015

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CES 2015 is right around the corner and everyone from phone manufacturers to CPU manufacturers plan to attend. Qualcomm now seems as if they will do more than just attend, but might debut a device that is sporting  a Snapdragon 800 processor. Today on Twitter, Qualcomm posted the image of what ...

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Google lists their must-have apps for Android devices

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You may have seen our guide to the best apps to get you started on your Android device, but Google has created their own must-have apps of 2014. In fact, Google have gone through their entire app catalogue and created a list of 127 apps that you absolutely cannot live without. Most of the ...

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