Zact enters the no-contract fray with custom-built plans

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T-Mobile, AT&T, and pretty much every other no-contract carrier have at least one more wireless provider to keep an eye on.  The carrier is called Zact and it aims to make things easier and/or provide more options than the other guys. Zact, offers a pair of entry-level Android handsets at ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 10, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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PUK – Pool with pucks and no side pockets

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I do not have a great description for this game, and the title was alliteration for alliteration’s sake, but I can tell you that PUK is an addicting pick-up-and-play game.  And those are the best kinds of mobile games. PUK bills itself as an action puzzler, but I do not think that is ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 review (video)

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  Samsung captivated and fascinated the world with the epic Galaxy S3. With over 40 million units sold, it’s clear that they did something right. Samsung learned that combining high-end hardware and custom software really helps to make a phone successful. Following the success of the ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about (April 18)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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More news for Google Babel: Google Voice support, synced notifications, and more

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Last week, we showed you some leaks pointing towards confirmation of Google’s unified messaging service “Babel”. Now, according to a Google memo, there’s going to be some great features included in it, such as: Brand new UI. We’ve designed a new UI that’s applied across ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about this week (April 5)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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20 of the most head-scratching moments in the history of Android

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Take a trip through time and recall some of the dumbest things to happen in Android's first years.

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FOR ANY BUDGET: Backup batteries and power packs

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Find yourself running low (or out) of battery come the end of your work day? Of course not, you own and Android phone and those are notoriously awesome, right? OK, in all seriousness, everybody could stand to use some extra power for around the house, office, or school. We’ve come up with ...

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PhoneSuit Flex review

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Living in Manhattan, I often find myself out and about in the city with dangerously low levels of battery power. I’ve tried to compensate by carrying additional USB cables, clunky cases with batteries built-in, and even book-sized portable charging solutions (often requiring a backpack) ...

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Jawbone UP app arrives for select Android devices

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Jawbone today announced that the wristband and application is now available for select Android devices. Effective immediately, the is compatible  with a number of handsets running Android 4.0  Ice Cream Sandwich or later. “We’re excited to expand the UP community by introducing support for ...

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Is Google worried about Samsung?

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Is Google afraid that Samsung could throw its weight around? Would Samsung be wrong?

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Google Now gets spotlighted in new Nexus 4 commercial [video]

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If you watched the Grammys last night, chances are you saw LG / Google’s new commercial for the Nexus 4. The commercial had a slightly unexpected guest of honor: Google Now. The entire commercial was filled with people using Now to check schedules, train schedules, translate words, get ...

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ASUS to debut Intel-powered “ultra budget” tablet

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ASUS will reportedly introduce a low cost 7-inch Android tablet in the second quarter, advises Bulgarian tech site Tablet.bg. How low cost? Well, the phrase “ultra-budget” is being tossed around so we’re hoping for the all-attractive $199 barrier. Additional details are ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android games and apps worth exploring (Feb 7)

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Fifteen games and apps we've come to enjoy over the last few weeks.

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