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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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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Eric Schmidt pens guide to converting from iPhone to Android

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Google’s Eric Schmidt took to his Google+ account yesterday to write up a rather lengthy guide on how to convert from iPhone to Android. As he notes, many of his friends are switch from Apple’s device to something that runs Android. His unofficial tutorial spans setting up your ...

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HTC One Google Play Edition is latest to score KitKat

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The HTC One Google Play Edition is the latest Android smartphone to pick up its Android 4.4 KitKat software update. According to multiple reports, the rollout began somewhere over the early hours of Monday morning. As you might expect, the update comes over the air and weighs in around 300MB. ...

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Leaked doc tips Android 4.4 plans for select Samsung models

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Reportedly, the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 will get KitKat in January, followed by 2012 flagships A document obtained by iTechAddict tells us that some Samsung owners should expect Android 4.4 KitKat releases in the early months of the coming year. Assuming the details prove correct, the ...

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Amazon shaves Nexus 7 (2013) price to $199

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Presumably as part of a pre-Black Friday promotion, Amazon is offering the flagship tablet at a discounted price Amazon is offering the Nexus 7 tablet for $199 (16GB) and $239 (32GB) today, a savings of more than ten percent. While that discount doesn’t sound all that fantastic at first ...

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T-Mobile Moto X gets Android 4.4 KitKat

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The nation’s fourth largest wireless provider is but days behind Verizon in issuing Android 4.4 to the Moto X T-Mobile is the next carrier to see the Android 4.4 KitKat update rolling out to the Moto X. An updated post on Motorola’s blog tells us that the nation’s fourth ...

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Toshiba Excite 7 review

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As the price continues to drop for tablets, consumers are more and more in the great position to be able to select the device they want. No longer having to settle for what they can afford, many are picking and choosing from devices that meet their demands and budgets. Whereas two years ago we ...

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HTC: North American HTC One models to see Android 4.4 by end of January

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HTC USA took to Twitter last evening to shed a little bit of light on the Android 4.4 KitKat update as it pertains to the HTC One. According to a tweet, all North American models should see the update by the end of January. It’s not explicitly outlined when each particular carrier’s ...

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Motorola taps more smartphones with 4.4 KitKat update plans

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The Moto X’s Android 4.4 KitKat update may have started rolling out today and the new DROID family may be getting updated soon, but that doesn’t mean other Motorola phones are being left out. According to Motorola’s website some other phones will be receiving the update as ...

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Aerb Bluetooth Keyboard w/ Touchpad + IR Blaster Review

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The Aerb Ultrathin Bluetooth Keyboard w/ Trackpad (Model Number: IBK-02) is a multi-OS capable mini Bluetooth Keyboard. AT FIRST GLANCE At first glance, this device looks to be the product you wished most external wireless keyboards would be, but never were lucky enough to find. This accessory ...

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

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Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in Android’s code. As explained in a blog post on the Google Online Security blog, the Patch Rewards Program ...

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Virgin Mobile calls on HTC Desire for latest smartphone

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Virgin Mobile on Monday announced the immediate availability of the HTC Desire. Not to be mistaken for the 2010 smartphone of the same name, this is a no-contract version of the Desire 601 introduced only this fall. Powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the 4G LTE handset is more likely to be ...

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ToyMail: Stay connected to the kids you love

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ToyMail on Kickstarter A recent Kickstarter campaign lets you stay connected to your kids, grandchildren, and more with ToyMail – We send Mail with Toys! So how does it work? ToyMail is a toy mailbox for your kids, you can send voice messages to their toys. When you, as a parent, ...

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The Android Evolution, Chapter 1: A Smooth Experience

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Welcome to the first chapter in ‘The Android Evolution‘, a series in which we discuss what improvements have been made to Android and what could further be implemented in order to improve our beloved operation system. In the first episode we will discuss how Google has improved ...

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