KitKat-based CyanogenMod 11 M2 Snapshot builds now available for numerous devices

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CES 2014 is almost upon us where there will be lots of new tech toys unveiled, including Android phones and tablets, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on your current device just yet. If you were hoping to breath some new life into your device with the latest version of Android 4.4 ...

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Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

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Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that originally shipped at launch. According to XDA member shinral, some devices had noisy buttons, a protruding SIM card ...

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Android 4.4.1 coming to improve camera experience for Nexus 5

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Google is expected to soon issue an Android 4.4.1 update to address the camera performance of the Nexus 5. According to The Verge, the details will include faster launching, faster autofocus, and improvements in low-light conditions. Additionally, the white balance will get a punch-up as will ...

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Benchmarks suggest Galaxy S5 could feature 2k display

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New benchmarks found online suggest the Galaxy S5 could feature a 2560 x 1440 pixel display The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 may feature a 2k display, or one that provides 2560 x 1440 pixels. According to VR-Zone, a Samsung SM-G900S with the aforementioned resolution appeared on the GFXBench ...

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Poetic Borderline bumper for Nexus 5 review

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For those of you who just picked up a Nexus 5, choices are pretty limited on cases (at least at the time of writing this). However, there is one case that sticks out above the rest. Poetic, a company who has always put out well-made and inexpensive phone cases, just released their line of ...

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The big list of of discounted smartphones from Amazon

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Online retailer has more than 30 Android handsets listed at one penny* Rather than publishing post after post for smartphones discounted through Amazon, we’re going to create on singular page of deals and lump it all together. You’ll find contract phones as well as pre-paid phones, ...

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile unveil holiday smartphone deals

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Pre-paid carriers get the shopping season started with deep discounts on smartphones You didn’t think Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals were limited to smartphones with contract, did you? Indeed, both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have announced their promotional prices for devices ...

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Glider Gloves Urban review

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At First Glance The Glider Gloves Urban Series are ‘real’ touchscreen gloves. When we say real, we mean it, real touchscreen gloves that respond to your every touch, just like your hands would naturally. The Urban series is really great and provides what you need most out of ...

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Remotte, the first remote control for Google Glass, seeking Kickstarter funding

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Google Glass may only be on the faces of about 50,000 people or so, but that isn’t stopping one company from starting to make an accessory for Google’s ambitious wearable computer. Remotte, the first remote control for Google Glass, launched a Kickstarter campaign Wednesday to try ...

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Poetic Slimbook Case for Google Nexus 5 for $3.95 (80% OFF)

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Protect that brand new Nexus 5 smartphone with one of these Poetic Slimbook Cases. These guys are warrantied for three years, provide front and back protection, and don’t add much bulk whatsoever. Head over to Amazon and you’ll find this guy going for less than $4 right now, a ...

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Google introduces physical Wallet cards; shipping in 10-12 days

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Google on Wednesday announced that a physical Google Wallet Card is now available to order. Offered free to residents of the United States, the card takes about 10-12 days to arrive. The Google Wallet card can be used as a debit card wherever you might use a standard MasterCard. In addition to ...

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Sprint announces holiday promotions

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Sprint has become the first U.S. wireless provider to come out with a formal announcement of sales and promotions for the holiday season. Among the savings and discounts this year are a free Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini and the LG G2 for $50. These do, of course require two-year service agreements, ...

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11 key differences between the Moto G and the Nexus 5

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Now that the Moto G and the Nexus 5 are both official, we thought we’d take a look at some of the key differences between the two devices. At first blush, they share a few things in common. Sure, they’re both offered (or will be) direct to consumer in unlocked, contract-free ...

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8 things I love about the Nexus 5 & Android 4.4

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Last Thursday, Google announced the LG Nexus 5. I ordered one for myself, and I have some thoughts on some of the key features that Google put into this phone. Sometimes it’s difficult to understand just how much you would use some of these features, especially when you don’t know ...

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APPTEASERS: 14 Android apps and games worth knowing (November 8)

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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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