Samsung ushers in new design language with Galaxy Alpha

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Expected to launch at the beginning of September, the new desgin focuses on both beauty and functionality After months of rumors and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has finally become official. Announced on Wednesday, the Android-powered smartphone ushers in a new design language that ...

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Sony SmartWatch 2 SW2 Review

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I recently had the opportunity to review the latest SmartWatch offering from Sony, and it was perfect timing since Android Wear has just entered the market so was interesting to see how the Sony SmartWatch SW2 stacked up against the Android Wear platform. Hardware The Sony SmartWatch SW2 ...

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Verizon now selling rough and rugged Kyocera Brigadier

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began selling the Kyocera Brigadier, a rough and tumble smartphone with a Sapphire display. Able to withstand more than your typical glass screen, Sapphire should make its way into a number of future handsets. The Kyocera Brigadier’s display can be used with ...

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Verizon adds wallet friendly LG G Vista to roster

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began offering the LG G Vista, an affordable 5.7-inch Android smartphone. Priced at $100 with a two-year service agreement, the device runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5BG RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear offers an ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy S 5 battery

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Need to replace your Samsung Galaxy S 5 battery? Did you know it’s not going to cost you a ton of money to do so? Nope, you can often get away with one for under $40, sometimes far less. Such is the case with the standard battery over at Amazon. This is the same battery you’ve... ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 battery

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Need to replace your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 battery? Did you know it’s not going to cost you a ton of money to do so? Nope, you can often get away with one for under $40, sometimes far less. Such is the case with the standard battery over at Amazon. This is the same battery... Read More

Accessory of the Day: Anker 7500mAh Extended Battery Combo for Samsung Galaxy S5

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Quick, how big is that battery in your Samsung Galaxy S5? Chances are good that most average users don’t have any idea. What they care about, however, is how long they can go off of a single charge. Ideally, we’re unplugging our smartphone in the morning and not worrying about it ...

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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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Samsung intros new Level brand of premium audio products

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Samsung on Wednesday rolled out a new, premium “Level” brand of mobile audio accessories. Arriving at various retailers over the next few weeks, customers can look for over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear audio solutions as well as a standalone Bluetooth speaker. Level Over ($349.99) ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy S4 replacement battery

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Are you among the millions of Samsung Galaxy S4 owners running around out there? How’s your battery treating you these day? Does it hold up as well as it did when you first got it? Maybe you’re looking for a backup battery to charge up for days when you expect to be out and about ...

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(Now in Beta) Install Android L “Lemon Cake” Developer Preview on Nexus 4

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Nexus 4 owners jealous of those with a Nexus 5 or 7 (2013) running the Android L Developer Preview can get a taste of the next version of Android thanks to developers at XDA Developers forum who ported the rom over to the device. Since Google only pushed part of the source code to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to hit shelves mid-July, source says

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Just few weeks ago, we showed you a bunch of leaked pictures of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, courtesy of SAMMobile. Now thanks to one of their sources, they are reporting that Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will go up for sale in markets worldwide in mid-July. Obviously nothing is set on stone ...

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Get your own Cardboard VR on the cheap

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Google made tons of announcements at I/O Wednesday, but one of the most puzzling was right before the keynote ended when all attendees were told they were also receiving “Cardboard,” which no one understood until opening the box. Cardboard is a virtual reality viewer made from a ...

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LG G3 review: Great hardware meets simplistic interface

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NOTE: We’re giving our readers an early preliminary preview of our LG Optimus G3 review. Currently, star ratings of this product are disabled and as we spend more time with the device, we’ll update this page.  The LG G3 will begin the global roll-out on June 27th, which will go ...

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U.S. Cellular adds ZTE Grand S Pro

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U.S. Cellular and ZTE on Thursday announced the immediate availability of the Grand S Pro. Featuring a 5-inch 720p display and 13-megapixel rear camera, the smartphone is powered by a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 2GB RAM. The handset is equipped with support for U.S. ...

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