Verizon’s HTC One Max KitKat with Sense 5.5 update landing Monday

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HTC’s executive director of product management today announced that the Android 4.4.2 update for the One Max on Verizon has received approval from the carrier and is therefore beginning its deployment as of Monday. Alongside the Android 4.4.2 update, Sense 5.5 will also be bundled for the ...

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Rhapsody and Napster announce Chromecast capability in Android app

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Rhapsody (and Napster) on Friday announced that each service is now able to stream their music to a Chromecast via the Android apps. When you cast Rhapsody or Napster, you can play songs instantly, without the interruption of ads from our global catalog of 32 million songs. Casting music with ...

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Span concept is perfect marriage of analog, digital, and smart notifications

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As many of you know, the Moto 360 and LG G Watch will usher in the Android Wear era over the next few months. Smartwatches, around a while now, haven’t really taken off yet. At least not like we expect them to. We’ve seen a few great real-world devices spring up over the last few... Read More

TomTom launches smartwatch for runners

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TomTom have launched a smartwatch which is dedicated for runners, but at a premium price. The integrated heart monitor will mean runners will no longer have to strap a chest band on each time they want to monitor their heart. In addition, as you’d expect, the TomTom smartwatch features the ...

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Meet AutoCast, the all-in-one Chromecast app you’ve been begging for

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You know those conceptual dashboard apps we’ve covered here? The stuff that would make our mornings and work environments so much more awesome? Well, we’ve just discovered a new Android app that handles all sorts of amazing tasks and tools. Created as a Tasker plug-in, AutoCast gives users ...

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Sprint offers up to $650 credit per line with Framily Switching Bonus

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If you’ve been on the fence about switching to Sprint and trying out their new Framily Plans then this next bit of news might tip you over the edge. Starting today and running through May 8, Sprint will give you up to $650 to join a Framily Plan. Customers can earn up to $300 for... Read More

Cyanogen Inc. reveals a new logo to reinforce their intention of the project

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The group formed to oversee the development of the popular CyanogenMod have today revealed a new set of branding logos which is meant to invoke the idea of tools and building. Cyanogen Inc. explained the meaning behind the logos, stating that the branding will hopefully encourage the project to ...

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Vine updates app with direct message capability

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Vine on Thursday rolled out a handy new feature to the Android and iOS mobile app experience. As part of the latest update users can now record and send messages to other Vine users in a private, direct manner. According to the software developers you’ll be able to send to one or multiple ...

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How To: Stream Spotify, Pandora, and Rdio to your ROCKI with AirAudio

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ROCKI has finally finished its Kickstarter campaign having completely nailed their target and units are beginning to find their way to the backers of the project. The kind team over at ROCKI have provided AndroidGuys with a review unit so be sure to look out for that in the near future. ...

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Galaxy S5 Zoom leaked in new image

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A leaked image that has found its way onto the web claiming to be the Galaxy S5 Zoom could be the real deal, offering the first look at the latest smartphone and camera hybrid from Samsung. The Galaxy S5 Zoom is expected to feature a 20-Megapixel camera with 10x optical zoom, Xenon flash and ...

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Intel unveils 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4 KitKat

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Intel has officially announced that they have completed early work on an Android 4.4 KitKat kernel that support a 64-bit architecture. With this release, the company ported, validated and tested the Android Open Source code on [Intel Architecture], taking on the work that developers typically ...

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Chromecast support coming to BT Sport on Monday

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BT Sport has confirmed that it will be adding Chromecast support as of Monday and by doing so will be one of only two UK digital broadcasters to support Google’s streaming device alongside the BBC iPlayer. BT customers are able to view the channel using the App on their smartphones and tablets ...

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Premium Samsung Galaxy S5 rumors surface yet again

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Despite Samsung’s insistence that it is not working on a premium Galaxy S5 experience, the rumors of said device aren’t going away. Details found on GFXBench indicate that the SM-G906S could be a variant of the flagship device. The difference, however, is that this model packs in ...

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Google to launch wireless network with help of Verizon, report claims

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Google has reached out to Verizon in an effort to help create a wireless network on the back of Google Fiber, says The Information. After also discussing the plans with Sprint, Google is said to have backed away from the carrier once SoftBank acquisitions took place. As it appears, Google could ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with group chat, other features

Facebook has updated its Messenger application for Android devices, tying in a feature already available in the iPhone version. First and foremost, the app now lets users create group chats, tag them with images, and save them. What’s more, users can place shortcuts to said group ...

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