iBOLT car dock – a complete NFC driving experience [Review]

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I had the opportunity of reviewing the iBOLT car windshield/dash dock kit and it couldn’t have come at a better time, since the unusually hot weather we’re having in the UK had resulted in my previous dock losing it’s ability to actually support the weight of my device. First ...

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Twitch for Android gets updated with a brand new interface

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The popular live streaming service Twitch has just updated its Android app, and with it brings a beautiful new interface as well as some other notable changes to the functionality of the app itself. The Android app allows users on phones and tablets to watch live streams of people playing ...

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Watch This App: Strava Running and Cycling GPS

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Biking, jogging, and running gets even better now that Strava offers support for Android Wear. Users can now start and stop activities using their voice, keeping smartphones tucked away neatly and securely. No more worrying about dropping your handset as you pull it out to check your stats. A ...

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Watch This App: Strava Running and Cycling GPS

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Biking, jogging, and running gets even better now that Strava offers support for Android Wear. Users can now start and stop activities using their voice, keeping smartphones tucked away neatly and securely. No more worrying about dropping your handset as you pull it out to check your stats. A ...

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HTC smartwatch sneaks into official HTC video

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The rumored HTC smartwatch has been spotted in an official company video, however it’s not much more than a brief cameo. Jump to about the 35-second mark and you’ll see the unannounced wearable sitting to the right of computer. It’s unclear whether the watch is on a charging dock, a prototype ...

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Christmas in July: This power user’s Android wishlist

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Do you wish stock Android would do a little bit more? Tired of relying on third party developers or manufacturers to add the features you feel should be standard in Android? I could not agree more. As great as Android is, there are some shortcomings in the system. Do not take me the wrong way, ...

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Watch This App: Chrono Watch Face

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: Chrono ...

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How I Android (mid-2014)

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The beauty of Android is in the ability to customize it, do whatever you like and use it as such. In other words you’re not nearly as limited as you are in other mobile platforms. Of course there are some limitations on Android as well, but even those disappear once you root the device. ...

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Perform a Nandroid backup online with this App

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A Nandroid backup is a process which is performed in recovery mode to take a snapshot of the current state of your Android Operating System, along with data, settings, and a whole bunch of other information to create a backup file. This backup can then be used to restore to if you flash a bad ...

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Render emerges purporting to resemble HTC’s smartwatch

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Some rumors mentioning HTC’s smartwatch running Android Wear emerged recently. The watch is allegedly due this fall under the “HTC One Wear” name. Some new information came to us, courtesy of @evleaks. The leaker has an amazing track record when it comes to leaking stuff, so we should take this ...

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Watch This App: PixtoCam for Android Wear

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: ...

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Watch This App: VimoFit Android Wear Fitness

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: VimoFit ...

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Reboot: Welcome to the World of Wallpapers!

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Welcome back to the World of Wallpapers! This is a reboot of an old series held by Cliff Wade. Here, I will be running you through various wallpapers and wallpaper apps of all kinds. Like many of you, I suppose, I am a big believer in making my phone mine. Sadly, I don’t have the skill... ...

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Google prepping Android Wear watch face API to foster development

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Google is looking to do for Android Wear what it has done for Android all along: allow for rich customization at all levels. To that end, Google is working on an API that will allow for developers to create third party Android Wear watch faces. It’s not impossible today to create watch faces ...

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New update arrives for Google Glass

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Google Glass sees another update heading its way with the release of XE19.1 hitting devices over the coming weeks. The firmware update is only a minor one but brings improved connectivity when communicating with your phone and a revamped UI that gives the voice menu a much-needed visual ...

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