WSJ: HTC begins outsourcing production

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HTC has started calling on other companies to help build some of its products, reports the Wall Street Journal. Alleged, HTC has turned to Compal (Taiwan) and Wingtech (China) to manufacture its Desire family of phones. Designed to help cut costs, the move is likely a result of HTC’s ...

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HTC One (M8) Mini 2 leak reveals a single rear camera

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Notorious leaker Evleaks has taken to Twitter to reveal what looks like the HTC One M8 Mini or what it is actually being called the HTC One Mini 2 according to the leak, dropping the M8 designation. In addition to the name change, it seems that the HTC One Mini 2 won’t have the same... ...

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Give your HTC One M8 the Harman Kardon treatment

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The HTC One M8 is a great device, contributed to by the BoomSound front-facing speakers HTC have implemented on the device, but Sprint subscribers have access to an enhanced version of the M8 that includes Harman Kardon audio tuning. Now non-Sprint subscribers can enjoy the same enhanced sound ...

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Google Now gains offline sync for those times without internet

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Google Now has just had a major update to the way it works by gaining an offline sync feature allowing the service to be accessed at those times when you’ve got no internet. Now live in the Google Play Store, the Google Search App will continue to function when accessing Google Now even ...

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May the Fourth Be With You: Google Play and Amazon Appstore offering Star Wars deals

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Both the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore are hosting some Star Wars-related deals this weekend. Why? Because this Sunday is May 4th. You know… May the Fourth (Force) Be With You. Head to the two app destinations and you’ll find a number of great savings and limited-time ...

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Moto X+1 appears as placeholder on Moto Maker site

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A few weeks ago, evleaks, the popular mobile leaker, outed that the successor to the Moto X would be called the Moto X+1. While we’ve also heard that the customization options could perhaps include leather this time around, those are the two main leaks we have on the new phone. We have to ...

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New photos of LG G3 leak, reveals front of phone

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Another day another G3 leak.  This time we get a glimpse of the front of the soon to be announced G3 from LG.  A few days ago, we were able to bring you a pic of the back of the phone.  Today, courtesy of Phandroid, we have 2 more pics to keep you salivating over this beauty.... Read More

Chrome OS Presser by Google and Intel Coming May 6

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Google and Intel have announced a press event for May 6, to reveal their latest Chrome OS collaboration.  Intel is the primary chipset powering Google’s Chromebook cloud-centric laptops, with the latest iterations using Haswell chipsets coming to market last September.  I’m ...

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Huawei Ascend P7 photos leak ahead of launch

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Only a few days before the Huawei Ascend P7 is due to be launched in Paris, the yet to be announced device has been leaked out. Visually, the Huawei Ascend P7 shares the same design as the generation P6 before, with some subtle changes in the usual hardware and software enhancements. The P7 is ...

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Foursquare unbundles app, introduces Swarm to locate friends

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Foursquare have taken to their blog today to announce a fundamental change to their App and by doing so have introduced a new App called Swarm. The company identified that you spend a lot of time asking friends where they are whilst you are out at the place you’ve just checked into using ...

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Sony offering $350 in goodies for Z1, Z1S, and Z2

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Sony on Thursday announced a limited-time promotion for the Z1, Z1S, and Z2 smartphones. Worth up to $350, the devices will be able to download and install a number of applications, six movies, and access a host of services. What’s more, users can download the forthcoming Michael Jackson ...

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Rebranded Shoebox announced with new lock screen feature

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There are already tons of photo to cloud backup solutions for you to choose from, but one of the most popular is getting rebranded. Shoebox (formerly MyShoebox) has a new name and some new features in the Android app. Other than the simplified name, Shoebox is adding a nice rotating lock screen ...

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T-Mobile boasts 2.4 million new subscribers in its best quarter ever

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T-Mobile’s aggressive tactics and Un-carrier initiative is paying off…well, kinda. The second quarter figures are in for the fourth largest U.S. wireless provider and it shows T-Mobile as having gained nearly 2.5 million customers over the three-month period. It’s the best ...

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Snapchat brings Chat to its apps, video chat and instant messaging now available

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Up until today, Snapchat was all about sharing disappearing photos, but now it’s so much more. In the most recent update to its apps, which is are now available for download, it brings “Chat,” the ability to now interact with your friends and contacts through video chat and ...

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Samsung debuts LeBron app with ‘unprecedented access’ to athlete

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Samsung on Thursday announced a brand new Android app designed specifically for Galaxy owners. Called ‘LeBron’, it gives users a look into the athlete’s life as he works his way through the NBA Playoffs. Details include photos and videos of workouts, his clothes and style, ...

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