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News and Rumors

Google Acquired Zetawire for Their NFC Expertise

Techcrunch is reporting that Google quietly purchased a small Toronto startup named Zetawire as long a year ago. What makes this small news item interesting is that Zetawire had a patent application in for a payment, advertising and identity management system tied up in one neat package with a bow on top.

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NFC Chip Gets Put to Use with New Google Hotpot Iniative

As all of you Android junkies may know (at least you should know), the Nexus S was recently announced. With its 4″ Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and close

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NFC Chip Made by NXP Semiconductors, Not Samsung

The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.

Reviews

Fugoo Tough speaker – The absolute best speaker available

With literally hundreds of different sizes, brands, shapes, etc, buying a portable Bluetooth speaker can be rather intimidating and confusing, especially if you care about getting value out of the

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LG formally unwraps the 5.5-inch G4

As if we were to expect anything else out of LG today, the handset maker has officially unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the G4. Featuring some of the latest and

Samsung Galaxy S5, Copper Gold 16GB (Verizon Wireless)

Display: 5.1-inches
Camera: 16-MP
Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz

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Head to head specs: Sony Xperia Z4 vs. Xperia Z3

Sony on Monday announced its next generation of flagship smartphone, the Android 5.0 Lollipop powered Xperia Z4. Considering it debuted barely a half year after its predecessor we shouldn’t look

App Reviews

SuperBeam review: the best way to transfer files

Transferring files, pictures, and videos between phones, computers, and other devices can be a real pain. Sure, you can use Bluetooth if your device supports it, but the speed can

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HTC One M8s launched in Europe

As leaks continue to pour in about different variants of HTC’s latest flagship device – the One M9, the Taiwanese manufacturer has announced a cheaper version of its old bestseller, the One M8.

Reviews

Jabra Stealth review

  Jabra STEALTH Bluetooth Headset  While the design of the Jabra Stealth is by no means revolutionary, it still manages a refined appearance due to its slim profile, modern color

App Reviews

Smart Unlock review: Adds Lollipop’s Smart Lock to older devices

Android 5.0 Lollipop brought some key new features, one of which is called Smart Lock. But with Android 5.0 Lollipop adoption still sitting at just 3.3 percent based on the

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge for April 10

Samsung, as expected, today announced its latest flagship smartphone experience, the Galaxy S6. What’s more, it also unveiled a dual-edge variant known as the Galaxy S6 edge. Yes, that’s a

School of Android

What is Softcard and how do I use it with my Android?

Back in September, Apple introduced Apple Pay, a feature that allows users with an iPhone 6 or Apple Watch to pay for things with their device rather than a credit

Accessories

Accessory of the Day: Icon Q Bluetooth headphones, $49

If you’re in the market for a pair of quality wireless headphones, you may want to take a look at some of the offerings from Icon Q. The Boundless H1 model,

News and Rumors

Sony releases purple Xperia Z3 in Hong Kong

There is a good news for Sony Xperia Z3 lovers! A purple variant of the flagship device has been released in Hong Kong, and it is being called the Purple Diamond edition.