Blu Life Pure mini first impressions and review

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I must admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first received my unit. But at the sub $300 price point, I was not expecting anywhere near the level of quality with which I was greeted. Not only is the presentation everything you’ve come to expect from traditional manufacturers, ...

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Opera 20 brings appless video chat to Android

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For those of us who are overwhelmed by the vast array of video chat apps out there the new version of Opera may offer an appless video chat solution for you. Opera 20 brings to Android a WebRTC-compatible browser that allows users of the browser to enter into a video chat across mobile phones ...

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Moto X heading to Australia in the next few weeks

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Great news for Australians who are still awaiting the launch of the Moto X since it seems Motorola have decided to release it down under in the next few weeks, a full seven months after the United States, and 2 months after the UK. Motorola state that customers will be able to purchase either ...

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Google improving on Samsung and PA’s Pie-style menu?

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Looks like Google is working on multi-touch pie-style menus as they’ve just filed a patent on touch-screen radial menus. Now, we’ve seen a lot of lead up to this in Android, with Samsung’s S-Pen menu options, Paranoid Android’s “Pie” navigation features, and ...

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Mount & Blade: Warband goes medieval on Google Play

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Whether you are a fan of action packed RPGs or just think that medieval weapons look downright awesome, Mount & Blade: Warband has something for you. TaleWorlds Entertainment has just launched the new combat-filled RPG, developed specifically for SHIELD and other Tegra 4 devices. The game ...

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1 million Nokia X pre-orders in China? Not so

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There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort ...

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Galaxy Core Advance new accessibility accessories

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Samsung’s mid-range offering the Galaxy Core Advance soon to be accompanied by some accessories to help enhance the accessibility options which are already offered by Samsung’s devices. Per Samsung’s own site • The Ultrasonic Cover allows users to detect obstacles and navigate ...

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Google Wallet’s tap and pay soon to be exclusive to KitKat and up

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Google will soon be cutting off support for the tap and pay feature on devices not running yet running KitKat. Pre-KitKat devices aren’t quite as secure as devices running 4.4 and up thanks to some firmware updates introduced in the latest version. In laymen’s terms, the new ...

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Android goes back to the 80’s with Steven Jackson’s Sorcery!

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Fans of choose-your-own-adventure games can now fight evil monsters and explore strange lands in “Sorcery! Part 1″ that just released for Android. inkle, a developer of interactive narrative apps, and author Steve Jackson teamed up to create re-imagined version of the 1980s ...

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RAVPower 5-in-1 file hub review

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Hardware At first glance the device appears to be nothing more than an external battery pack. There are 4 LED indicators on the face labeled with symbols: Battery, R/W, Wi-Fi (indicates the hotspot is active) and finally the Internet light which denotes when the device is connected to another ...

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Get a free upgrade to JuiceSSH Pro this weekend, monitor your servers with advanced features

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If you’re running servers at home or work and need a way to monitor them from either your Android smartphone or tablet, look no further than JuiceSSH. Sonelli, maker of JuiceSSH, just announced that it hit 500,000 users so from now until Tuesday, it’s giving away free updates to the ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Google Smartwatch, Nexus 8, LG G3, and more

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom The first details for Samsung’s camera-centric Galaxy S5 experience have surfaced in new benchmarks. Assuming they’re accurate, the SM-C115 should employ a hexa-core Exynos chip, a 4.8-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM,  internal storage, and microSD expansion. As ...

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Sprint tweaks prepaid with new plans and devices

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Sprint on Friday relaunched its own prepaid service, Sprint Prepaid. Formerly known as Sprint As You Go this is not to be confused with the Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile brands. Devices offered through Sprint Prepaid, initially, include the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Spark compatible), Samsung ...

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AT&T completes Cricket buyout; plans to fold Aio brand

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AT&T, having completed its acquisition of Cricket Wireless, has announced plans for both its Cricket and Aio brands. AT&T expects to integrate Cricket’s network and operation into the larger arm and ultimately migrate the prepaid customers over. Expected to take a few weeks to ...

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Google Play Store update available: Adds ability to set purchase requirements

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With all the focus surrounding the class-action lawsuit due to unauthorised charges accumulated through in-app purchases, Google has issued an update to the Google Play Store of which one particular added feature is the ability to set exactly when to be prompted for authentication. The standard ...

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