Jabra intros Solemate Max portable speaker

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Jabra on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of a new member of the Solemate portable speaker family. Set to arrive later this quarter, the Solemate Max promises 14 hours of playback, charges your device, and connects via Bluetooth or NFC. Like the other models in this line, the big, ...

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Sony dishes availability, pricing for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, SmartWatch 2

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Sony on Tuesday confirmed pricing and immediate availability details as it pertains to the U.S. launch of the Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra, and the SmartWatch 2. All three devices will be offered through Sony’s online store, in select retail stores, and some third-party electronics ...

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MuseMini DBoom speaker review

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Up for review today is the new DBoom speaker from MuseMini. This portable guy not only connects via 3.5mm input and Bluetooth, but it also allows for NFC pairing. Should have a smartphone with NFC capabilities you’ll find that it’s a breeze to power on and connect to the DBoom. As ...

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Fitbit reveals activity and sleep-tracking device, Fitbit Force

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Fitbit on Thursday introduced its latest wearable device, the activity and sleep-tracking Fitbit Force. Designed with a very minimal aesthetic, the wristable monitors calories, steps walked, incoming calls, and more. Offered in either black or slate color options, the Force lasts 7-10 days on a ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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Big Android BBQ app updated on eve of 2013 event

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With but a few hours separating today and the start of the fourth annual Big Android BBQ we now have an updated app experience. If you’re headed to Dallas for the multi-day conference (giant Android hangout) then you’ll want to grab the 4.3 release. It’s the perfect companion ...

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Full list of Nexus 5 specs seemingly confirmed

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What’s one way to help legitimize hardware details and rumors for an upcoming smartphone? Ask blogs to take down photos and information as it pertains to an unannounced handset. Such was the case this past weekend when Android Police published a post that had a service manual, specs, and ...

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Motorola expands Droid Zap support to include all Droid models

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Motorola recently updated their image and video sharing app, DROID Zap, to allow for expanded device support. No longer relegated to this year’s Droid models (Maxx, Mini, Ultra), it now lets any Droid handset with Android 4.0 or later. The app provides a quick and easy way for users to ...

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Alleged Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs surface

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New photos have surfaced online which are purported to be some of our first looks at Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll notice in the images below that there are a few Key Lime Pie references which suggests the designs were in place before Google announced the name of this particular version. ...

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Google Japan launches Android vending machines in Tokyo

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Google Japan has rolled out three Google Play vending machines in Tokyo, each designed to help sell 18 different games. Those who have smartphones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with NFC connectivity can install one of the free or paid titles. Don’t have one of those? Feel free to ...

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AT&T to offer $.99 Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

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AT&T announced on Wednesday that the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini will be available starting from September 27. Pricing for the handset is already confirmed as $.99 with a two-year service agreement and pre-orders begin on tomorrow, September 19. The 4G LTE smartphone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean ...

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Firefox debuts new sharing feature in Android app

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Are you the type who loves to share everything they come across when browsing the internet? Constantly sending your friends and families members recipes for quacamole or cheats codes for GTA 5? Check out the newly updated Firefox for Android as it features new enhancements for sharing across ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 great Android apps and games you should know about (September 12)

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The weekly, hand-picked selection of apps and games you should have on your radar.

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Motorola Droid 5 shows up again

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Just a few weeks ago, Motorola DROID 5 made an appearance for the first time, making it clear that Verizon decided to continue the classic QWERTY Droid series. Now the Droid 5 is leaked again, and this time it is with the information we were looking forward to, the specifications of the ...

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Alleged Nexus 5 spotted at FCC

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The next-gen Nexus smartphone may have just been found at the FCC. According to details in the federal listing, the LG D820 is an LTE handset with support for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Additional specs look to include a 4.96-inch display, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 ...

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