Fitbit Android app will now sync in real time with select Samsung devices

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Fitbit has updated its Android activity tracking app for Android, adding in a major new feature for select Samsung devices.  Available immediately, the new app connects via Bluetooth 4.0 (the first for Android) and can sync real time with the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. With additional ...

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Samsung’s ‘Project J’ may be a series of 3 new devices

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While it’s been known for awhile the Project J is a Samsung thing, the rumors were that it was the codename for the Galaxy S IV. However, once that name was actually revelaed as Altius, the rumor mill went quiet on project J – until now. While details are still being thrown around, ...

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Android 4.2.2 update rolling out for Nexus 7, 10, and GSM Galaxy Nexus devices

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If you’ve got one of the more recent Nexus devices, chances are you’ll want to hit up the update menu in your settings. The rollout for 4.2.2 to Nexus 10, Nexus 7, and GSM Galaxy nexus phones has started. While the update doesn’t seem to include the Nexus 4 (strangely), we can ...

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HTC One press render surfaces

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The first press render of the HTC One has surfaced roughly one week ahead of the formal unveiling. The source of the image, Unwired View (@evleaks) has nothing to add to the story at this time, simply giving us the photo. Perhaps this is because we pretty much know everything there is to expect ...

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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Temple Run 2 races to 50 million installs in under two weeks

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The endless runner has become the fastest game to hit 50 million installs, outpacing Angry Birds Space.

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Android 4.2.1 now pushing to Sprint Galaxy Nexus devices

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, you might want to run it through an update check. The latest update,  JRO03U.L700GA02), is pushing out, and it includes: Redesigned camera interface and new Photo Sphere feature (a 360-degree panorama mode) Notifications Shade accessible by swiping top ...

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Verizon, AT&T consider monthly installments for devices

Verizon and A&T are both considering the switch to full-priced cell phones, according to a recent Reuters report. The two carriers are are weighing whether to follow T-Mobile into the non-subsidized smartphones territory and offer monthly installments. “That’s something we’ve looked ...

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Are NVIDIA’s plans even bigger than what we saw at CES?

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According to the Russian tech site Mobile Review, NVIDIA may have some bigger plans up their sleeves than they let on to at CES this year. While we already saw Project Shield and the Tegra 4, MR says that NVIDIA is looking to really dive into designing and making their own devices. The company ...

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HTC announces Desire U for Taiwan

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HTC today announced a new phone for its home country of Taiwan, pulling the curtain back for the Desire U. Specifications for the entry-level smartphone include a 4-inch WVGA (480×800) display, 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and 5-megapixel camera. Priced at roughly $275 ...

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Sony offering six weeks of free PlayStation Mobile games for certified devices

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Sony Mobile is offering six weeks of free PlayStation Mobile games for certified devices, beginning with Samurai Beatdown. The freebies will change every seven days, essentially amounting to a half dozen free titles over the span of the giveaway. That said, if you have one of the certified ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored with 6.3-inch display, Octa processor

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Even bigger and definitely faster, the Galaxy Note III is rumored with high-end details.

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Watch Samsung’s CES 2013 keynote in its entirety

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If you’re just dying to live through CES 2013 vicariously through the internet, then check out the video below. It’s the entire Samsung Keynote at CES, in all its one hour, three minute glory. you can follow along with Mr. Woo as he talks octa-core (at 12:34), flexible displays (at ...

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Samsung announces the Galaxy S2 Plus

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Samsung has just introduced the new Galaxy S2 Plus, a device with a minor bump up in specs from the regular S2. The device will be running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean alongside the infamous Touchwiz Nature UX, and has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2GHz dual core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8MP ...

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1080p ZTE Grand S makes grand entrance at CES, availability to begin in China

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Please, sir, we’ll take another… device announcement, that is. ZTE yesterday announced the ZTE Grand S, a device that has leaked here and there for a little while now in the days heading up to CES. The device will feature full 1080p, and is being slated as the world’s thinnest ...

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