Beware of driving with a smartwatch!

With all the excitement concerning the flood of smarwatches, everyone may have overlooked an important question: is it legal to drive with a smartwatch?  We’ve all seen states across the country enact laws that penalize distracted driving.  But, do those laws carry over to the use of wearables? ...

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Minimus 360: An app for those who want a simple watch face for their round smartwatches ['Watch' This App]

There aren’t a whole lot of round watch face apps on the market just yet, and if you’re currently looking for one then it may be worth your while to take a look at the Minimus 360 app. The name Minimus 360 is pretty self explanatory; It’s an app that provides round smartwatches, hence ...

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LifeNSoul BM209: Big sounding Bluetooth speaker for under $40 [Deal of the Day]

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While I haven’t had an opportunity to do a side-by-side comparison, yet, the LifeNSoul BM209 looks to be a formidable alternative to the Beats Pill — at a fraction of the cost. This little speaker is lightweight and easily transportable. Compatible with both Bluetooth and NFC ...

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Accessory of the Day: Motorola Wi-Fi home monitoring camera $99.99

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Whether you want to stay connected with your pets, keep an eye on your belongings, or be alerted of temperature/sound/motion variations in your home, the Motorola Focus S66 is the best bang for your buck. You’ll be able to enjoy two-way communication thanks to the built-in microphone. ...

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The Future of Google Now

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Google Now is one of the most innovative, useful features to be released in the last few years. It truly makes your smartphone a smart phone. It provides you with information before you even ask for it. It saves you from being stuck in traffic, fumbling through your email to find your plane ...

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Jawbone makes UP system available to all

Jawbone, the manufacture of advanced bluetooth headsets, the UP Band and the Jambox, is releasing their “UP system” to developers.  This should make their fitness tracking app available to anyone with a smartphone or compatible smartwatch. Jawbone calls the UP system, “a rich, highly ...

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Android L to offer default encryption on data, working towards making a more secure Android

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Android has always suffered from a big security problem: all Android devices offer data encryption, but most users don’t know how to turn it on, or even what it is. That’s why Google is turning on data encryption automatically with the new release of Android L. The automatic data ...

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PayPal’s Here credit card reader finally works on Android tablets

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PayPal has long been one of the most popular ways to make and receive payments on Android, but with one major drawback. The PayPal Here, PayPal’s mobile card reader, has never been compatible with Android tablets, for some reason. Today is the day that it changes! With the Android app ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4 could receive Android L as soon as November

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Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the strongest Samsung smartphones to date – are expected to receive the Android L update by the end of November, or in early December. By the end of this year, Samsung Galaxy S5 and the upcoming Note 4 will be running on the latest and the ...

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Sprint Won’t Offer new Moto X (2014)

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Do you have Sprint? Do you like the brand new Moto X, with new custom backs, a larger screen, updated Moto Voice, Moto Display, and a bunch of other cool features? If you said yes to both, then too bad. Yesterday morning a twitter user asked Motorola “When will the new Moto X be ...

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OnePlus is opening pre-orders for the One for a limited time

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For those of you who have been trying to get your hands on a OnePlus One but haven’t been lucky enough to receive an invite, OnePlus’ announcement today should be extremely exciting. OnePlus released a plog post that stated they were going to start a pre-order system for the One. Up ...

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Verizon could unveil Motorola’s latest Droid in October

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After Google had bought Motorola Mobility, one of the aspects of the smartphone world they wanted to focus on was battery life. Their smartphones over the last couple of years have done well, particularly the Droid Maxx series, with battery life lasting over two days with normal usage. As they ...

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Sprint taking Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders September 26

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Looking to pre-order your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 through Sprint? You’ll have to wait just a week longer; the carrier on Thursday announced the device will be offered in pre-orders effective September 26. Tapped with a $720 suggested retail price, qualified Easy Pay customers can spread the ...

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Verizon Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders start September 19

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Verizon on Thursday confirmed its version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be available for pre-order effective September 19. It’s not clear what day the carrier expects the smartphone to actually go on sale; however, we’re thinking the same (October 17) as the others. ...

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StickR TrackR 2 Pack: Coin-sized attachment to GPS track anything $29.95 [Deal of the Day]

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Never lose your stuff again by attaching these small coin-sized devices to your valuables. Bluetooth Low Energy allows the StickR to communicate with the TrackR app and locate your belongings. There’s no recharging necessary; the StickR lasts for over a year with a replaceable coin cell ...

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