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Phiaton PS 20 NC earphones review

First, let me preface this with a disclaimer: I love reviewing headphones and Bluetooth accessories for Android devices.  Were I not in this position, I would have no idea just

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Opera Min 7.5 introduces Smart Page feature

Opera has pushed out a new version (7.5) of its Opera Mini for Android web browser. The key new feature this time around is the what Opera calls the “Smart

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Rhapsody Android app gets an update

The new update for Rhapsody brings it to 3.0.1. With this update we get some new features: The ability to download individual albums and tracks for offline playback Decide where

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Dyzplastic debuts Clear and Red collectible figures ahead of Sept 24 launch

Dyzplastic has given us another two Android collectible figures to look forward to ahead of their September 24 release.  Today see us learning of Clear, the transparent Android that also houses a

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Dick’s Sporting Goods debuts official Android app

Dick’s Sporting Goods today announced that it recently began offering an official Android application. Arriving some time late last week, the free app lets users find a nearby store, shop

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III scores The Avengers as virtual pre-loaded film

T-Mobile customers who pick up the Samsung Galaxy S III will soon be able to enjoy a free download of the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The

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Roku announces ‘Play on Roku’ update for streaming photos and music

Roku has a new version of its Android app available in the Google Play Store that allows for streaming of music and photos from your handset.  The feature is called

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MetroPCS adds ZTE Anthem 4G to Android roster

MetroPCS has added yet another Android smartphone to its burgeoning roster, tapping the ZTE Anthem 4G for release over the coming weeks. As the first 4G LTE handset in the

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Bell, Rogers, and TELUS getting LG Optimus G in November

Good news for our friends living north of the border, the LG Optimus G is coming to a number of carriers this fall.  Expected to arrive in November, the new

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Sprint announces 1 million sales of 4G LTE devices

While they might not have the same footprint as some of the other players, Sprint’s 4G LTE network is growing pretty quickly.  To that end, the carrier has been bolstering

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Samsung’s ‘Next Big Thing’ ads get update in wake of iPhone 5

Samsung has a brand new version of its “Next Big Thing” ad campaign ready to hit television airwaves and we’ve got an embedded copy below.  Timed, not coincidentally, with the

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American Airlines arming 17,000 flight attendants with Galaxy Note

American Airlines has announced that it will begin arming its 17,000 flight attendants with a Samsung Galaxy Note for use on aircrafts. The move is an effort to improve customer

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HTC offering up to $300 credit with new Trade-Up program

In the market for a new smartphone but don’t know what to do with it?  If you’re considering an HTC for your next device, then there’s a new option to

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Acer introduces 7-inch Iconia Tab A110

Acer today unveiled its latest tablet, the 7-inch Android 4.1-powered Iconia Tab A110.  Details include a 1.2GHz quad-core (Tegra 3) processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 2-megapixel camera.

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II to cost $299

U.S. Cellular is the first carrier to announce its price for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Expected to arrive in “late October”, the 5.5-inch smartphone will run$299.99 after a