MediaTek takes aim at Qualcomm’s high end with new 64-bit processor

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MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its new high-end mobile processor, the 64-bit 8-core MT6795 chip. With speeds up to 2.2GHz, the CPU offers support for displays up to 1600×2560, slow-motion video capture at 480fps, and a 120MHz refresh rate for screens. Key features of MT6795: 64-bit True ...

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Accessory of the Day: OtterBox Defender case for Samsung Galaxy S4

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Protect your beloved Samsung Galaxy S4 with one of the best-selling cases around. OtterBox, a trusted name in this space, has a variety of models to choose from, but the Defender series is among the most popular. Available in a number of colors, the Defender case provides shock absorption and ...

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Accessory of the Day: iKross 3.5mm Stereo Earbuds with Microphone

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Face it, you’ve misplaced those headphones that came with your smartphone. Or, maybe you got your device second-hand and never got a pair to begin with. Why not pick up a spare set of headphones? This way you can toss them in your bag and have them ready to go on the next trip. Or,... Read More

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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Verizon announces Xperia Tablet Z2 for July 17

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Verizon on Wednesday announced the upcoming availability of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2. Arriving on July 17, the tablet is exclusive to Verizon and will carry a $599 price tag. For a limited time customers can pick up the new device for $499.99 with a two-year service agreement. Those who ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy S4 replacement battery

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Are you among the millions of Samsung Galaxy S4 owners running around out there? How’s your battery treating you these day? Does it hold up as well as it did when you first got it? Maybe you’re looking for a backup battery to charge up for days when you expect to be out and about ...

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Android L theme available for Xposed devices

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So you want to receive the Android L visual goodness of Material design, but don’t want to or can’t install the developer preview. If you’re rooted and running the Xposed framework then the Android L theme package may be for you. Whilst it is only the visuals of the Android L ...

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Accessory of the Day: Anker MP141 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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Now that we’re in the warmest part of the year we often find ourselves sitting on the back deck or patio enjoying a sunset. Maybe we’re out there on a Friday night with some friends and having a rousing game of Connect Four or whatever. Or, perhaps you’re the forever alone ...

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Sony introduces Xperia C3, the “selfie” phone

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Selfie. I’m gonna let that sink in for a bit… OK, now we can kick this off. Sony is apparently trying to get market share any way they can so they came up with an idea to create a selfie-centered smartphone. Yeah, you might see even more people smiling at their smartphone in the ...

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HTC launched an affordable HTC Desire 616 device sporting a MediaTek octa-core processor

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HTC is really trying its best to improve on their profits. It seems to be working considering they had their first profitable quarter in quite some time. They really did something great when they introduced the first HTC One device and only improved on it by releasing HTC One (M8). Not ...

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CyanogenMod 11.0 M8 begins rolling out to select devices

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For avid followers of CyanogenMod you’ll be pleased to hear that version 11.0 M8 that moves to the Android 4.4.4 KitKat codebase has hit download servers today for a select few devices. The devices that will have CyanogeMod 11.0 M8 available to them include: OnePlus One, Oppo Find 7a, ...

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Accessory of the Day: Do Good Have Fun Car Phone Mount

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Do you find yourself commuting to and from work in a car or, perhaps, driving as part of your job? Where are you putting your smartphone while you drive? Surely, not in the cup holder or on your lap, right? And, you’re definitely not texting and driving, are you? Put your handset ...

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Accessory of the Day: Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh External Battery

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Need some extra juice for your smartphone but can’t get to a power supply? That stinks, bro. We can’t really help you today, but we can do you a solid for the future. Next time, take an external battery with you and you’ll avoid the hassle of hugging a wall. The Lepow ...

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Google Play Services 5.0 rolling out to devices worldwide

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A few days ago we presented you with a way to update Google Play Services to version 5.0. This update was done manually and it worked only on certain devices. Well, this version of Google Play Services is now rolled out to devices worldwide, according to Google. This update brings a slew of ...

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Todoist announces new location notifications, coming soon to Android

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Today Todoist announced that its task manager app on the Web and iOS now offers users location-aware notifications and the feature will be coming to Android sometime in the next couple days. The Android functionality was going to be released along with the other versions, but a spokesperson ...

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