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    Samsung to offer Android Wear-powered smartwatch this year
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Samsung will deliver its first Android Wear-based smartwatch later this year, reports Reuters. ...

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    Google releases standalone camera app to the Play Store
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    It has been a trend for companies to put their standalone apps in the Play Store for quick ...

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    Google+ for Android Redesign Leaks
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Suspected to be announced at Google I/O, Google+ is expected to get a redesign and it seems ...

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    Aio Wireless debuts its own ‘Framily’ plans with ‘Group Save’
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Aio Wireless, a prepaid arm of AT&T, today rolled out new service plans designed to attract ...

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    Google intros Chrome Remote Desktop for Android
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    • 16 Apr, 2014

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    Google on Wednesday announced the availability of a new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android. ...

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Samsung to restrict unofficial accessories for future smartphones, rumor says

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Samsung could go the route of Apple and begin restricting accessories to only licensed partners, according to new rumors. Reportedly, Samsung will provide ID chips to companies to integrate with accessories such as batteries, chargers, and flip covers to help ensure compatibility and ...

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Amazon offering Verizon HTC One for $79.99 to new, existing subscribers

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Amazon is offering the Verizon HTC One for $79.99 with two-year service agreements, a savings of almost 50% compared to the carrier. Indeed, you can pick this up as a new subscriber or an existing customer who is eligible for an upgrade. This, the silver HTC One, happens to be Amazon’s ...

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Google spends $23 million to make Android even faster and smoother

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Google has acquired French developer FlexyCore for $23.1 million in an effort to further optimize the Android platform.  FlexyCore’s offerings, such as DroidBooster, are aimed at improving performance on devices and can be used by carriers, manufacturers, and app developers. According to ...

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T-Mobile HTC One gets Android 4.3 update

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T-Mobile has started sending out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to the HTC One, according to the carrier. Skipping the 4.2 versions altogether, this update brings launch bar enhancements, advanced notifications, a widget lock screen option, quick settings, and more. Improvements in Android ...

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BBM for Android to launch today, but there’s a catch

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BlackBerry’s attempt to launch BBM for Android and iOS users has been anything but smooth. The launch was delayed, according to BlackBerry, due to a leaked Android version of the app that resulted in several issues. Fast forward nearly a month and BlackBerry has announced it’s going ...

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Google patents tip shearing, sliding, and squeezing for future smartphones

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Recently discovered patents suggest that Google may be looking to make it easier for users to operate smartphones with only one hand. The patents, which were filed in Q2 2012, have Google turning to shearing, squeezing, and sliding for gestures and controls. Given that smartphones are now ...

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Quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon CPU spotted in benchmarks

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The next generation of smartphones figures to get even faster and more powerful than ever before. Not that this is a surprise, of course, it happens every year. With 2013 seeing the introduction and rollout of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 and 800 processor we are now in the middle of devices ...

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HTC has ‘disruptive’ tablet and smartwatch on the horizon

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HTC heads Peter Chou and Cher Wang, speaking in a joint interview with Financial Times, outlined some of the key components that will help make up the company’s roadmap. From the sounds of things, it’s new hardware and less Windows Phone. Moving beyond smartphones, HTC plans to get ...

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NVIDIA Shield gets enhanced capabilities starting October 28

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Are you among those who own an NVIDIA Shield? Awesome!  You’re gonna love the next bit of news. Those of you who don’t own one of these gaming and entertainment devices, however, are going to get a touch jealous. The GameStream feature, which has been considered a beta component ...

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New Sony phones could complete a wireless charge in an hour

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Wireless charging isn’t really anything too terribly cutting edge. Qi Adapters have been around for a year or two, and are available for a plethora of devices. Now, however, Sony is aiming to make wireless charging faster - much faster. As in, about an hour for a full charge. Sony’s ...

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Niantic Labs partners with Abandoned NYC for new Field Trip content

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Ever find yourself on the streets of New York, wondering what exactly it is you’re staring at? I mean, it looks like an old theater but it’s all run down and decrepit. Now you can find out, thanks to new content being integrated into Field Trip. The app, which comes from ...

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App Review: Start, from the makers of Active Lockscreen

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I got the chance to review Active Lockscreen, made by Celltick, at the beginning of this year. It was a great, simple lockscreen replacement that just worked. While it was missing a few things, I was quite satisfied with it. The guys over at Celltick have been hard at work, and they just rolled ...

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Google goof suggests 16GB Nexus 5 to retail at $349

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The Nexus 5 may sell for $349 whenever it eventually goes on sale, according to a Google slip-up. The unannounced flagship smartphone experience quietly slipped onto the Google Play Store last night before slinking off into the dark. This was, of course, before fast-fingered readers snapped the ...

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Alleged final Nexus 5 press renders surface

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With what’s likely only a matter of days to go before the Nexus 5 officially breaks cover we should not be surprised that details and leaks keep surfacing. According to the team at Mobile Syrup, the above images are said to be the final look of the Nexus 5 smartphone. Nothing new…or ...

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Limited edition Trickertreat Android collectible due October 21

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The Dead Zebra blog just published a post detailing this year’s limited edition Halloween Android collectible. Called Trickertreat, he’s another design from Gary Ham and features two faces to choose from. As is the case with pretty much every limited run item, this guys likely to ...

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