Sony finally brings phones to the U.S. with the Xperia Z2

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Its not unknown that Sony has all but left the United States out of their flagship plans for awhile now. While they somewhat catered to the U.S. with the introduction of the Xperia Z1S, it still had been downgraded replacing a lot of its metal and glass components with plastic to save money. ...

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Amazon smartphone rumored as AT&T exclusive with “Prime Data”

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It seems like the rumored Amazon smartphone has been in the works for years, and the rumors just keep on coming.  This time the information comes from Boy Genius Report. BGR claims to have received information from parties close to the matter, and that the new Amazon device will be an AT&T ...

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LG G3 leaked picture shows the same back mounted keys

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The upcoming LG G3 has been getting quite a bit of attention recently, and now we have a picture to go along with the details. Whilst it’s not the best quality. it does show a fair bit of detail. From the image we can see that the upcoming LG G3 retains the same rear mounted... Read More

Snap!: the modular smartphone accessory you should be funding

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We recently learned of a modular smartphone accessory on Indiegogo that we think you might be interested in checking out. Called Snap! it’s an “efficient attachment system” that goes on the back of your handset. Once in place you can snap (get it?) it into other accessories. ...

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Possible Moto X+1 prototype spotted in testing

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There has been plenty of talk of Motorola releasing a new flagship phone this year, to take the baton from their current Moto X, and the popular name for this yet-to-be announced device is Moto X+1.  Now, pocketdroid.com has reported that a new prototype phone dubbed “XT912A” (the ...

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GameStop is treading into smartphone territory

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GameStop has long been a giant in the world of video gaming, but soon they are stepping up into the smartphone world as well. As much as we love to go dig through pre-owned games, we may be going to GameStop for something a little different soon. Their new plan of action is to open... Read More

Samsung’s new seven-inch phone/tablet hybrid surfaces, promises to be a giant mid-ranger

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Just when you thought phones couldn’t get any bigger, Samsung astounds us again. Last years Galaxy Mega wasn’t the most popular due to the sheer size of the thing, making it impossible to carry in a pocket while offering mid-range specifications. According to Mobile Geeks, a german ...

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Amazon giving away one dozen music apps worth $40 today

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Amazon on Friday is giving away twelve music-related Android apps as part of its Free App of the Day program. Indeed, the entire collection is worth $40 and you can grab all of them if you choose. There are a number of familiar and popular names here, including TuneIn Radio Pro and Shazam ...

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Save the Date: Big Android BBQ returns October 16-18

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Mark your calendars, the fifth annual Big Android BBQ returns this October. Well, October 16-18 to be exact. Pricing, speakers, accommodations and all that other stuff will be announced in due time so be sure to follow the even on Google+. In other words, you cannot actually buy tickets yet, ...

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‘Explore’ tab on Instagram getting more personal, offers less One Direction for all

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For the entire time Instagram has existed, there has been one stand-out feature that seems neglected: the Explore tab. Usually filled with photos of One Direction, food, or fashion companies, the Explore tab kept users away rather than inviting them to explore. Thankfully, Instagram is working ...

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Crystal Edition Samsung Galaxy S5 due in May

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A Swarovski crystal-clad version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming next month, according to a recent YouTube video. The so-called Crystal Edition S5 figures to be encased in the glamorous and flashy gems an should find a home at least in Korea. Pricing and color options are not yet clear ...

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Google acquires Foxconn portfolio for undisclosed amount

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It was announced on Friday that Google had purchased a number of “Communications Technology” patents from Foxconn. The company, which is based in China, manufactures hardware for a number of companies, including Apple. Reportedly, the deal centers around Foxconn’s (AKA Hon Hai ...

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FreedomPop offers BYOD

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FreedomPop on Thursday announced the availability of the HTC EVO 4G. Joining the Samsung Galaxy S II ($159), the classic smartphone of days gone by is only $119, and without a contract. Those who are not interested in either of the smartphones can also bring a Sprint-supported to ...

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Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch

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It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the market, but now that has moved over to Pixels Per Inch (PPI), manufactures are now looking at ways of packing more pixels into their displays. PPI contributes to many factors, but most significantly it ...

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play

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XCOM just took to their Twitter page to announce that the awesome game that is XCOM: Enemy Unknown will be hitting the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore very soon. The Award Winning XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play and the Amazon Appstore! pic.twitter.com/5gFpPvPeCx ...

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