Google and Waze officially begin a happy life together

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This morning, Google was happy to announce via their blog the official marriage acquisition of Waze. Together, Google and Waze hope to help drivers get to and from their points of interest in a more pleasant and quicker fashion. According to their post this morning, the current Waze development ...

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Two LG devices hit Verizon’s prepaid roster

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Here’s some news for any Verizon prepaid fans out there. They recently added two LG devices to their line-up: the LG Optimus Zone and Optimus Exceed. The LG Optimus Zone (pictured) is a revamped version of the LG Optimus L3 II. It has a 3.2-inch QVGA display, 800MHz processor with 4GB of ...

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Boost Mobile to add Galaxy S3 to their line-up on June 12th

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Boost Mobile announced the newest device to their line-up of no contract wireless yesterday with the addition of the Samsung Galaxy S3. Available June 12th, the S3 will be priced at $399.99. The Android powered smartphone will operate on the Sprint 3G and 4G LTE networks. If you are worried ...

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Lookout releases report on mobile threats around the world

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This morning Lookout, one of the top antivirus and device tracking solutions for Android, released the first visual report that compares mobile threat types (and likelihoods) in countries around the world. This breakdown of mobile threats is a first, and it gives insight into what’s really ...

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Samsung officially announces the Galaxy S4 Active, designed for those who love the outdoors

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Samsung officially announced the Galaxy S4 Active today. This “rugged” dust and water-resistant version of the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone includes many of the same features as the original, but is its own phone all at the same time. A company press release claims the new device is ...

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Asus gives their tablets a fresh look; budget friendly MeMo starts at just $129

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In need of a tablet but don’t want to spend half of a paycheck plus your favorite puppy to buy one? Look no further as Asus might have just what you’re looking for.   While certainly not the most agressive, the Asus MeMo Pad HD 7 should end up being the most popular of ...

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Google Play downloads look to overtake Apple by this fall

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We talk a lot of smack about Apple around here, and this time I’m going to try and be a little kinder. Let me begin by saying congrats to Apple as they recently celebrated their 50-billionth app download. Ok, the ability to be nice stops there as it has been announced that Android users ...

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The HTC “phablet” is real, and it’s coming

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Earlier today I mentioned HTC’s recent ego-boost, and their plans to take on Samsung once again with a line up of three new devices in the future. One of those devices mention was referred to as HTC’s uniquely dubbed “phablet.” Well ladies and gents, I am happy to give ...

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LG Optimus L4 II and L4 II Dual will be available in Russia this summer

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It looks like LG is expanding their L-series with two new devices according to the Russian website Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru. According to their sources, LG will begin releasing the LG Optimus L4 II and LG Optimus L4 II Dual in Russia sometime this June. As far as specs go, the Optimus L4 II and Optimus ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with AT&T friendly LTE receives the FCC’s approval

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Not a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Wi-Fi only? Not to worry, as the opportunity to buy an LTE version could be coming soon. The FCC just gave their blessing on a version that includes an 850 /1900 GSM radio along with LTE bands 2, 4, 5, and 17 (all signs of hardware... Read More

IDC predicts tablet shipments will overtake PC’s by 2015

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According to a report released by the IDC this week, researchers estimate that tablet shipments will grow 59 percent this year to 229.3 million units. (That’s higher than its estimate for notebook shipments this year, the company said.) Even more significant, IDC predicts that tablet ...

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Redesigned Gmail app with “SmartLabels” said to launch Wednesday (tomorrow)

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Screenshots of a redesigned Gmail (Android) app were recently leaked, and thanks to ryan_socio of The Verge, as well as an anonymous tipster, we have confirmation that the rumors are in fact true. The new updated Gmail features are simple, but will generate quite the impact. The Android version ...

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Leaked Huawei Ascend P6 pics have us asking: Is it the world’s thinnest smartphone?

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Back in January, Huawei attempted to nab the “world’s thinnest smartphone” crown with the Ascend P2 but failed miserably. Now they are at it again with the Huawei Ascend P6. This little Android device is trying once again to reclaim Huawei’s crown for the thinnest smartphone on the market. ...

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HTC announces Desire 600 dual sim for June launch

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This morning HTC unveiled the new HTC Desire 600 dual sim, a mid-range handset that includes their latest Sense 5 interface. Even though HTC is aiming to give consumers a more affordable option, they still included a few high-end specifications to keep users intrigued. The Desire 600 is said to ...

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See 4G coverage in real time with new app from Mosaik

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When users speak of 4G, it is like talking about finding a four leaf clover (it is pretty darn hard to find.) When you find that four leaf clover however (or a 4G footprint in this case, ) you feel like the luckiest person in the world. Hopefully the days of roaming around hoping to... Read More