Verizon Cyber Monday deals include free phones from Samsung, LG, and Motorola

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Free smartphones, tablet discounts, and free activations make up the carrier’s specials for Cyber Monday Verizon Wireless’s Cyber Monday deals, in case you haven’t seen yet, include a number of Android smartphones at no cost. Yes, you have to sign the standard two-year service ...

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Barnes & Noble offering Nook HD for only $79 on Black Friday

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Barnes & Noble officially announced their Black Friday deals today and chief among them is the Nook HD for $79.99. No, it’s not the high-end tablet you play games on or put through the paces, but it is more than enough for the casual user. And, now that it has access to Google Play ...

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Leaked doc tips Android 4.4 plans for select Samsung models

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Reportedly, the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 will get KitKat in January, followed by 2012 flagships A document obtained by iTechAddict tells us that some Samsung owners should expect Android 4.4 KitKat releases in the early months of the coming year. Assuming the details prove correct, the ...

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FlyGrip Gravity (2013) review

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FlyGrip Gravity (2013 Edition) Here at AndroidGuys, we’re no stranger to the FlyGrip, an amazing one-handed accessory that doubles as a device holder and kickstand. Our own amazing writer Dustin Karnes has reviewed and featured the original FlyGrip (here), so it’s only fair we at ...

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Google folds Currents and Magazines into new Newsstand app

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New app aims to deliver all of your favorite magazines, news sources, blogs, and more. Google on Wednesday unveiled its newest app for consumers with the introduction of Google Play Newsstand. Combining pieces of both the Play Magazines app and Google Currents, it’s a central hub for all ...

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Smarter, more intuitive Pocket 5.0 coming soon

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Next week the Pocket app for Android will be receiving a massive update when Pocket 5.0 is released. Pocket said that the update, which is coming Nov. 20 for Android devices, will bring smarter, more dynamic and streamlined navigation and search, so you should be able to spend more time reading ...

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Archos 101 XS 2 announced for December

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Archos is a known brand in US for making affordable tablets with an attractive design and competitive features. Today, they announced the Archos 101 XS2 – a successor to the Archos 101 XS we reviewed last year. Although the design of the tablet is same as the predecessor, but there are ...

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Sprint: Nexus 5 arrives November 8, will cost $149

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Sprint on Thursday confirmed that the Nexus 5 will soon join the carrier’s roster. Priced at $149.99 with a two-year service agreement, the flagship Google smartphone will be sold starting from November 8. Pre-orders begin on Friday, November 1. As expected, the Nexus 5 will be one of ...

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AT&T offering free 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3 with purchase of select Galaxy phones

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AT&T on Wednesday announced that customers can scoop up a free 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablet with the purchase of select Samsung Galaxy smartphones. Specifically, if you purchase a Samsung Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy Note 3, or Galaxy Note 2 then you’ll be qualified. You ...

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Google patents tip shearing, sliding, and squeezing for future smartphones

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Recently discovered patents suggest that Google may be looking to make it easier for users to operate smartphones with only one hand. The patents, which were filed in Q2 2012, have Google turning to shearing, squeezing, and sliding for gestures and controls. Given that smartphones are now ...

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U.S. Cellular says ‘me too’, calls up shared data plans

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U.S. Cellular, not wanting to be left out of the party, has announced its own shared data options for consumers and small business users. Plans start at $40 per month for 300MB and go all the way up to $560 for 75GB/month data; customers can connect up to 10 devices to the bucket. Business ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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ONTRION LifeCHARGE Battery Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 review

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Need to add some extra boost to your Samsung Galaxy S4 but like the idea of those flip cover protectors that are all the rage this year? Not to worry, Ontrion has your back with their LifeCHARGE series of cases. Not only does this guy keep your screen protected and safeguarded against scratches ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition arrives October 10

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Samsung on Thursday announced the upcoming U.S. availability of the Galaxy Note 10.1- 2014 Edition. Arriving at major retailers on October 10, the 10.1-inch tablet experience will begin pre-orders midnight ET tomorrow, September 27. Offered in two color options (Jet Black and Classic White), ...

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Samsung prepping Galaxy Note 3 with flexible display, rumor says

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Samsung will introduce a special version of the Galaxy Note 3 that features a flexible, unbreakable display, reports Korean news site Chosun. Citing sources such as the OLED Association, it is rumored to be the first phone to include an flexible YOUM display. According to OLED-info, Samsung may ...

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