Accessory of the Day: Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh External Battery

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Need some extra juice for your smartphone but can’t get to a power supply? That stinks, bro. We can’t really help you today, but we can do you a solid for the future. Next time, take an external battery with you and you’ll avoid the hassle of hugging a wall. The Lepow ...

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Is Google teasing alternative on-screen buttons for Android “L”?

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As you all know by now, Google announced a new version of Android, called Android “L” (for the time being at least). Along with that they announced a new design approach to Android, called “Material Design” in which they, amongst other things, introduced a new set of ...

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Galaxy F allegedly leaks in a first live photo

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Samsung’s choice of smartphone build material has been a target of many complains. While some users love Samsung’s extensive use of plastic materials, others would prefer a metallic build. Galaxy F should be such a device and it has been leaking for a long time now. 2 days ago we ...

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Chinese companies on the rise, Xiaomi MiPad sells out in minutes

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Most of your favorite devices from companies like LG, Samsung and HTC may be manufactured in China, but these companies are all headquartered elsewhere. Today companies like Oppo, Meizu, Xiaomi and the new kid on the block, OnePlus, are starting to become household names because they sell ...

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Living with Google: Google Maps

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Google Maps is the go to map and navigation app for your android phone. With years of mapping experience, an ever growing library of satellite photos and new roads Google is the go to source for your navigation and location needs. Google is always making improvements to the mapping experience. ...

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Pebble 2.3 firmware delivers notification skipping

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Just because Google Wear is stealing the show now in the smartwatch area, doesn’t mean Pebble is out of the game just yet. The company whose successful Kickstarter campaign pushed them onto the wrists of many iOS and Android users recently updated its firmware to v2.3. While the update ...

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How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

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Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how ...

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Sprint circles July 18 for LG G3 launch

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Sprint on Thursday announced that its version of the LG G3 will arrive on July 18. Priced at $600 outright, customers can purchase it with 24 equal payments of $25 each. Pre-orders for the device begin as soon as July; Sprint will give you $150 gift card if you do so before July 24. Order... ...

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Samsung slams iPhone users as “wall huggers” in latest commercial

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You know you’ve seen these guys… the ones who plug in their smartphones at airports, coffee shops, bathrooms, and other places. Heck, we’ve all been there. Early Android smartphones were outright terrible for battery life. Samsung’s latest TV spot, “Wall ...

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HTC turns in first profitable quarter in a year

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At this point we could say HTC is used to losing money. They make great devices and yet the are unable to turn profit by selling them. Q2 was finally a successful quarter for the company, they turned first profit this year. HTC’s revenue in Q2 was NT$65 billion ($2.17 billion) out of ...

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How to clear all notifications using Android L (preview)

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Are you like me, and many others, who just HAD to download and play with the Android L developer preview? Did you run into the issue of having to clear all of your notifications one by one, because Google had not implemented a Clear All function? Well Koushik Dutta, the well known developer for ...

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OnePlus tablet, recent HTC Volantis specs turn out to be hoax

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You know that old saying of, “If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is”? Looks like that applies to not one, but two articles we covered yesterday. As it turns out, both the OnePlus tablet and new HTC Volantis specifications were the result of a hoax. According to ...

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Floatify – Stacked expandable notification center for your Android device

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Despite Android having arguably the best way to handle the notifications out of the mobile platforms, there is always room for improvement when it comes to how notifications are displayed and interacted with. An app that has caught our attention to offer an alternative to the way in which ...

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“OK Google” hotword is now available in a bunch of new languages

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Google Now is a really useful service which keeps on getting better and better. For some it is more useful than for others. Google Now launcher offers you the benefit of activating voice search on which ever home screen you’re in while the Moto X is a completely different story thanks to ...

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Project Ara’s chief designer departs Google

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Google’s Project Ara reached beta status. Those are some great news and we should see it hit the market in eight months. However there are some bad news as well. Unfortunately Project Ara’s chief designer Dan Makoski is leaving his position and Google altogether. This information ...

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