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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Microsoft pulls the plug on Android for Nokia X series

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Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? After roughly one half of a year in existence, Microsoft’s Nokia X line of smartphones is going away. In a letter to employees from Stephen Elop, we learn that Microsoft is downsizing to the tune of 18,000 people of which 12,500 come from ...

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AT&T nabs off-contract HTC Desire 610 for $200

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AT&T on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming availability of the HTC Desire 610. Arriving July 25, the phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC’s 6 Sense UI and features a 4.7-inch display. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, the Desire 610 also packs 1GB RAM, 8GB ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] A bunch of Google Play Edition (GPE) devices are on sale at Expansys USA, up to 46% off

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Google removed Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One (M7), Sony Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition device from Google Play Store recently. People have been complaining ever since, but this actually turned out to be a good thing. All of these devices are now available at Expansys USA at a ...

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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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I paid to unlock my phone and you should too

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Recently, I became the new owner of a Moto X; however, here was a giant hoop I had to get over first before I could claim it as my own. I received a beautiful 32GB white Moto X that was locked to AT&T’s network. This is all fine and dandy for a prospective AT&T customer –... ...

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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

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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Xiaomi’s next smartphone spotted, may launch this month with 4G

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Xiaomi isn’t a major player in the west yet, but that could change in the coming months and years, especially if its next smartphone has LTE support and is priced just right. GizChina is reporting that the new smartphone from Xiaomi, thought to be named either the Mi4 or Mi3S, could be ...

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The best free RSS Reader apps for Android

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Last week, I took a look at 3 of the top paid RSS reader applications for Android users. The three apps that I covered, were Press, Reader+, and Amber RSS. After much testing, I still couldn’t pick a winner between Press and Reader+. This week, I’m going to take a look at the top ...

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Chinese companies on the rise, Xiaomi MiPad sells out in minutes

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Most of your favorite devices from companies like LG, Samsung and HTC may be manufactured in China, but these companies are all headquartered elsewhere. Today companies like Oppo, Meizu, Xiaomi and the new kid on the block, OnePlus, are starting to become household names because they sell ...

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Floatify – Stacked expandable notification center for your Android device

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Despite Android having arguably the best way to handle the notifications out of the mobile platforms, there is always room for improvement when it comes to how notifications are displayed and interacted with. An app that has caught our attention to offer an alternative to the way in which ...

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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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T-Mobile offers pre-registration for Galaxy Tab 4; tablet due July 16

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T-Mobile on Wednesday announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is now available for pre-registration. Touching down at the Un-carrier’s website on July 16, the tablet comes with 200MB of 4G LTE data for the life of the device. Anyone who purchases one on a Simple Choice Plan will also get ...

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Samsung announces pricing for new budget Galaxy smartphones

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Samsung introduced 4 new Galaxy budget devices yesterday. These devices are running KitKat OS with a TouchWiz Essence UI on top, which is a lightweight version of TouchWiz. They’ll probably target emerging markets. Samsung didn’t announce pricing for these devices yesterday, but ...

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