Google Purchases Smart Messaging Service Emu!

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Google has purchased the smart messaging application Emu. There is very little news on the details of the purchase, such as selling price or what Google plans to do with Emu. Emu did confirm on their website that they were indeed purchased by Google. If you are not familiar with the smart chat ...

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Facebook will force you to use the Messenger app if you want to chat

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If you use Facebook app for chating purposes via Facebook, you’re out of luck. Facebook is going to force you to install Facebook Messenger in order to do that rather soon, in the next few days actually. So, here’s the gist. Facebook didn’t make an official statement, they ...

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Top new Android games (July 2014)

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Out of many new games that are being released for Android platform on a daily basis, we’ve selected 4 which got released this month. Without further ado, here they are in no particular order… Timberman This is one of those pesky little games that you just can’t stop playing. ...

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Google Maps gains new exploration features in latest update

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Google wants to make it even easier to discover the world around you so they are updating the Google Maps app. A new “Explore” feature is being integrated into the Android and iOS apps and is designed to help users explore nearby places. Rather than deliver a generic list of places ...

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Amazon adds ‘hundreds of thousands of songs’ to Prime Music

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Amazon on Wednesday announced the recent addition of “hundreds of thousands of songs” and hundreds of playlists to its Prime Music service. Included as part of an Amazon Prime account, the experience allows for access to over one million songs at no additional cost. Members can ...

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Fleksy Keyboard 3.0: New themes, customizations, and the all new Fleksy Store

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Looking for a new keyboard to spice up your typing style? Now is probably a good time to try “the world’s fastest keyboard.” Just announced is Fleksy 3.0 – a new look, theme store, and new customizations to the popular keyboard. The theme store is put in place for ...

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“Save Once, View Anywhere” with Facebook’s new feature

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Facebook is introducing a new ‘Save’ feature which, like many other apps and services, allows you to save articles or posts you see in your News Feed and view them at another time. This feature can be perfect for quickly getting caught up on your News Feed without viewing every post ...

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How I Android (mid-2014)

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The beauty of Android is in the ability to customize it, do whatever you like and use it as such. In other words you’re not nearly as limited as you are in other mobile platforms. Of course there are some limitations on Android as well, but even those disappear once you root the device. ...

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Google Wallet update allows you to manage gift cards, send and request money from friends

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Google Wallet seems to sometimes be forgotten about by Google, rarely receiving any updates. It is, however, receiving quite a big update. The features will be for both Android and iOS users, allowing for an easier transfer of funds and a more defined shopping experience. First and foremost, ...

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Omate Truesmart Review

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The marketplace for smartwatches is a young one, filled with potential and ready to explode any year now. We have only a handful of competitors right now, ranging from what some people call the original smartwatch, Pebble, all the way to the ultra-premium Moto 360. But somewhere in the middle ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Plex and three Anomaly games are on sale

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Take control of your personal media with Plex. For all of you who don’t know what Plex is, it is a service which organizes your photos, music and videos so that you can stream/watch those wherever you want via personal computer or a smartphone/tablet device. Plex is usually priced at ...

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Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Round Three

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I’m an icon addict to the point of where I really need some serious intervention. But don’t call anyone quite yet, because you might just enjoy what I’m fixing to show you. Once you see what I have to show off, then you can decide if a phone call is warranted or not. ...

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Essential apps for every Android user

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As someone who works for one of the big carriers in the US, I run into the same question on an almost daily basis. What apps should I try out and download? This is something that is asked by even those tech-savvy users when they switch from iOS or Windows Phone to Android. This got... Read More

Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming ...

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Fleksy Keyboard introduces 15 new languages in beta

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If you don’t know about Fleksy keyboard yet, you probably should. It’s one of the most rapidly growing keyboards for Android, and for good reason. They recently set a world record for fast typing, and launched a new keyboard on the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch. They’re about to ...

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