T-Mobile is giving away 7″ tablets for free…… kinda

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T-Mobile has had a pretty good year.  Their Un-carrier initiative has brought in customers and left other carriers racing to keep their customers happy.  Well, it looks like T-Mobile is looking to thank their customers for their business and loyalty.  They are going to give their customers an ...

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Huawei’s 2015 lineup revealed!!!

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It looks like Huawei has a few pretty exciting handsets in the pipeline for next year.  One is the Ascend Mate8 which is the successor to the venerable Mate7.  The Mate8 will have a 2K resolution display, the new Kirin 930 chipset and should be available next fall, retailing for about $650. ...

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Android L developer preview enables 64-bit apps

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Developers can now get started building 64-bit apps.  The new x86 64-bit Android L developer preview emulator image is now available.  This will give developers greater access to increased addressable memory space, a larger number of registers and new instruction sets.  While there has been ...

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Android TV announced by Google

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As you no doubt know by now, Google’s developer conference I/O kicked off yesterday with the keynote address. While I was unable to attend the conference in person I did watch the live stream on my computer. And, as many of you understand, one of the numerous announcements that Google ...

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Yahoo Aviate: Flight out of beta

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Yahoo Aviate, after spending quite some time in beta, is finally ready for the public. Yahoo has removed the invite system and the app no longer requires you to have an invite code for access. They have also added a UI update providing a cleaner launcher than before. For those who aren’t ...

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OnePlus One explains why full production is delayed

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The OnePlus One showed up on the scene as one of the most anticipated Android devices of the new year. Despite the mass popularity gained from its low costs and high specs, its popularity quickly decreased due to their invite system and unpopular contests. This has caused outrage from the ...

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IN Brief: Android-Related things worth knowing about

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Hello all of you crazy android fans. Its time for this weeks IN Brief: ARTWKA, thats “android related things worth knowing about” for those of you not in the know, where we give you a brief, get it, rundown of some of the things that have been going on in our beloved android world ...

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Thoughts…in brief: Contract, no contract, or screw it all?

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If you have read my bio, you know I am a mother, wife, writer, and low-grade tech junkie. I’m no expert when it comes to technology, but I easily learn from experiences and thoroughly enjoy listening to what others have to say.  With that in mind I was sitting in my office last week ...

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Start your back-ups! Astrid will officially shut down this August

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If you remember, Yahoo! purchased Astrid (the task management service) back in May, and we had reported that Yahoo! didn’t plan on keeping the service around. Well folks, it looks like they have made that plan official, as Yahoo! announced over the weekend that they will be shutting down ...

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Report states the Samsung Galaxy S4 has hit the 20 million sold mark

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We all know how popular the Samsung Galaxy S4 is and according to a report by Korea-based news outlet Yonhap News, it looks like sales have topped the 20 million mark. If you crunch the numbers a bit, that’s roughly 1.7 times faster than sales of the Galaxy S3 (looking at the two month ...

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Simple Mobile launches new plans, increases 4G data limits

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If you are in the market for a solid no-contract plan some news came out today that may interest you. Simple Mobile launched new plans this morning which included increasing their previously modest 4G data limits. Earlier plans were already quite the deal and now customers can receive even more ...

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Unannounced Snapdragon 800-powered device found on benchmark test

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According to our friends at GSM Insider, it looks as though another Snapdragon 800 device could be joining the ranks. A recent AnTuTu Benchmark test showed the unannounced LG-F320, and it has us scratching our heads as to what  it could be. The device was tested in the home country of LG (South ...

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BlueStacks announces the GamePop Mini, a ‘Netflix for games’ service

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Lately it seems that the inexpensive gaming console market has been growing at quite the rapid rate. Ouya, Project Mojo, GameStick, and Google are just a few companies developing Android-powered game consoles with the hopes of gaining your attention. As of this morning, we can now add ...

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Rumored Motorola DVX created for emerging markets

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According to recent rumors, Google and Motorola may have a brand new device in the works. The mystery device has been code-named the DVX, which is slated to follow the Moto X and be an extremely cheap device aimed at emerging markets. This means no Snapdragon 800 CPU with a 4k screen, however ...

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Is the mysterious XT1056 really the Motorola X?

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Rumors have been flying about the rumored Motorola X, and as the possible August unveiling is fast approaching, we have a little more information on this mysterious device. So far, we know that it will have an estimated 4.7-inche 720p display, a 1.7 GHz Snapdragon chipset, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of ...

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