Nexus 9 due October 15, report says

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As we get closer to the time Google announces Android L, more and more rumors and reports come out about the upcoming Nexus devices, or the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Earlier this morning we reported about an article from WSJ confirming rumors of the Nexus 6. A couple of days ago, an HTC rep... Read More

OnePlus One Review: Still worth a pre-order? (Video)

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What does OnePlus mean? 1 represents a user+ represents sharing   1 represents the status quo+ represents improvement                     -OnePlus   Created just last year, the small company called OnePlus set out to create the perfect smartphone under the motto “Never ...

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Samsung explains rationale behind new Galaxy Alpha design language

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Samsung recently explained their design language for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha in a blog post on their website.  Over the last few years Samsung has taken more criticism than most manufacturers for their use of plastic in their flagship models.  Many expect metal in their flagship phones like ...

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Should you wait a bit to buy a new phone?

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This year has been great for smartphones. Like previous years, we see faster and faster innovation and upgrades for our beloved, intelligent cell phones. The launch of the HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z2 and Galaxy S5 as well as the recent launch of the LG G3 have been very successful for ...

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New specs for Motorola Shamu suggest quite powerful device after all

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It’s a new day and we’ve got new specifications for the rumored Nexus 6 from Motorola. Known, for now, under its code name of “Shamu”, the smartphone figures to be a more powerful experience than previously expected. According to a newly discovered GFXBench ...

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Christmas in July: This power user’s Android wishlist

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Do you wish stock Android would do a little bit more? Tired of relying on third party developers or manufacturers to add the features you feel should be standard in Android? I could not agree more. As great as Android is, there are some shortcomings in the system. Do not take me the wrong way, ...

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Google I/O 2014: What to expect

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Now we’re in June, our attention naturally turns to the event scheduled for the 25-26th of the month, and with Google I/O 2014 only a few weeks away, what has the company got in store for us? We take a look at some of the more likely headlines that we think the rumours have been solid... ...

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Microsoft’s smartwatch is coming and will sync with iOS and Android

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It’s no secret that Microsoft will be one of the many joining the smartwatch game within this year, but now we’ve learned a little bit more about the upcoming wearable. A report claims that the smart device will not just be for Windows phone, but be cross-platform and available for iOS and ...

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KitKat rolling out to Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z

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Earlier today we’ve reported that HTC One (M7) is getting updated in Europe and now we have another major manufacturer doing the updating as announced earlier this year. Sony is rolling out Android 4.4 KitKat to Sony Xperia Z, ZL, ZR and Tablet Z devices. Sony pointed out that the rollout ...

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Samsung: Good, bad, and what I’d change [EDITORIAL]

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No matter whether you love or hate Samsung, you have to admit they’re one of the strongest brands in smartphone industry. When it comes to Android they have consistently been perceived as the strongest one, particularly when we look at the market share. According to Localytics Samsung ...

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Why we love (and hate) our smartphones [EDITORIAL]

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There are things we all love and hate about our mobile phones, and today I am going to give you a run down of my likes/dislikes about each manufacturer or certain individual devices.

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Frequently used terms [Android 101]

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0-9 2G – Refers to the second-generation of cellular telephone technology. 2G networks offer digitally encrypted phone conversations, while being the first to offer SMS messaging. The Internet speed one would receive on 2G has since been surpassed by its predecessors. 3G – Refers to ...

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Seven places to sell your old smartphone

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So you’re ready to upgrade to a new smartphone and grab one of the new hot devices of the year, eh? Sweet, you’re gonna love that thing! But, what are you going to do with your current one? You’re not going to simply toss it in a drawer, are you? Whether you bought your ...

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April Fools 2014 Roundup

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As another April fools day comes to an end, we take a look at the best pranks pulled around the web today for 2014. HTC and Samsung introduce new wearable gloves Both companies took today as the perfect opportunity to introduce their new products, and intentionally or not actually pulled the ...

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Google unveils its vision for smartwatches, launches Android Wear developer preview

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Many have hoped to shape the smartwatch revolution, taking their vision to Kickstarter and the like, but today Google finally joined the game announcing Android Wear, a version of the operating system for wearable devices. Google launched two videos that introduce Android Wear, which extends ...

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