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Great New Tool For Finding Android Apps

Great New Tool For Finding Android Apps There are thousands of apps in the Google play market. Sometimes finding the best apps is quite a daunting task. Its also very hard to find honest android app ratings and reviews. There is a new site out there that makes it very easy to find, rate, and review your favorite android apps in the market. AndroidAppRatings.com was created by android developers to better help android app users find the best apps out there. Going through the Google P...

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Candy Crush Game Tips & Hints

Candy Crush Game Tips & Hints Candy Crush has rapidly become one of the most popular mobile games ever created. It features hundreds of levels of fun and is quite an addicting game. Many people wastes hours a day playing Candy Crush. Well, there is now a website out there that can help you beat those hellish levels you aren't able to get passed. Candy Crush Tips is a website that brings you the best tips and tricks on how to beat each level on Candy Crush. Many people are una...

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Rumors on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Rumors on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 There аrе rumоrѕ аbоut the Sаmѕung Galaxy Nоtе 3 аnd whаtеvеr information is available оn thiѕ рhоnе iѕ mere ѕресulаtiоn. Evеn the Sаmѕung Mobile is tight lipped, whеn questioned about thе release dаtе оf this Smаrtрhоnе. Iѕ it juѕt a Smаrtрhоnе that реорlе are wаiting fоr? Nо nоt аt аll. It hаѕ to bе mоrе than a Smаrtрhоnе, if it hаѕ tо fulfill uѕеrѕ demand. Display: Sa...

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HTC One Mini gets the official treatment, specs, release date and pricing

HTC One Mini gets the official treatment, specs, release date and pricing HTC has officially joined Samsung in the mini segment of the smartphone market by way of officially announcing the HTC One Mini. Actually, the HTC One Mini has been the subject of leaks and rumours just before today. And true to what have been leaked, this handset sports a 4.3-inch display with 720p resolution. This should cater to users who prefer might over size as the HTC One Mini is pretty well equipped with specs and features that you will...

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Next Google Nexus 7 model on sale next week, $229 for 16GB and $269 for 32GB

Next Google Nexus 7 model on sale next week, $229 for 16GB and $269 for 32GB Well, what do we have here? The rumored successor to Google's highly successful Android tablet, Nexus 7 just got a juicy price leaks by way of retail inventory survey. According to the leaked documents, there will be two models of the new Nexus 7 - 16GB and 32GB models with $229 and $269 retail prices respectively. The document also indicated a quad-core processor for the Nexus 7 tablet but nothing more has been given. Earlier, it was rumored ...

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Rumor: New Nexus 7 to launch in Taiwan at the end of July

Rumor: New Nexus 7 to launch in Taiwan at the end of July Nexus family – 2012 Nexus 7 on the rightA new rumor originating from Asia says that the new Nexus 7 tablet could be launched by the end of the month in Taiwan, with other markets to follow after that.Moreover, the 16GB version of the tablet is said to cost $229 (apparently with LTE support) while the 32GB model could cost as much as $299 (again, LTE support included).We’ll point out that it’s a bit difficult to see where this rumor real...

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Robin Rath of Pixel Press speaks to Android Authority about, well, Pixel Press!

Robin Rath of Pixel Press speaks to Android Authority about, well, Pixel Press! After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the Pixel Press team is hard at work, building out their new baby. Such a radically new concept begs a lot of focus from Robin Rath and his team at Pixel Press, but the upside is huge. We balk at calling it a game, because it’s so much more than that.For the uninitiated, Pixel Press allows us to take a drawing, scan it, then play it. With only a few swipes of our pencil on specially designed (and ...

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Android-powered Peloton Exercise Bike surpasses Kickstarter goal of $250,000

Android-powered Peloton Exercise Bike surpasses Kickstarter goal of $250,000 Want an ultra high-end exercise bike with a built-in tablet running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean? The folks at exercise equipment company Peloton think some people do, and their first product’s performance on Kickstarter has proven them right. At the time of this writing, the Peloton Exercise Bike project has accumulated more than $260,000 in funding, greater than the initial goal of $250,000 by a large margin.Peloton seems keenly aware that vanill...

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BLU Dash 4.5 smartphone runs stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, sells for $139 unlocked

BLU Dash 4.5 smartphone runs stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, sells for $139 unlocked The BLU Dash 4.5 is a smartphone running stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which happens to be available for only $139 unlocked and which it’s ready to ship, according to a fresh press release from the handset maker.At a time where we keep talking about smartphone prices, the BLU Dash 4.5 is certainly an interesting device. It may not have those high-end specs you expect from 2013 handsets or a high-end design, but it certainly looks like it can get...

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Samsung’s weird, new patent

Samsung’s weird, new patent (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)Did you check out the ASUS Padfone, and think the phone-in-a-tablet was a pretty cool design? A phone that slides into the back of a tablet could be the best of both worlds, or a complicated mess.Samsung seems to agree with Padfone fans, as they’ve recently acquired a patent for a similar product. The device, which you’ll see below (courtesy of Patent Bolt), is oddly shaped and seems to have minimal aesthetics. No fro...

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Crazy Taxi, Tiny Thief and Pacific Rim available in the Google Play Store

Crazy Taxi, Tiny Thief and Pacific Rim available in the Google Play Store Android users looking for new games should check out three new games that are now available in the Google Play Store including Crazy Taxi, Tiny Thief and Pacific Rim.Crazy TaxiWhether you have enjoyed playing Crazy Taxi on a different platform so far, or whether it’s the first time you hear about the game, you’ll certainly have a great time trying to act as a skilled taxi driver on your Android smartphone or tablet.You’ll have to get your c...

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Watch T-Mobile’s best Jump commercials here

Watch T-Mobile’s best Jump commercials here T-Mobile announced their “boldest move yet” yesterday. Dubbing the program “JUMP!”, T-Mobile is furthering their uncarrier plans by allowing customers to upgrade their device twice a year. Frankly, it’s an awesome way to attract customers, and it’s something that’s never been done before among the big four.Of course, they’re going to need to market this new program to really get the word out there, ...

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Root / Custom Roms: Odexed and Deodexed, what's the difference?

Root / Custom Roms: Odexed and Deodexed, what's the difference? For those interested in Custom ROMs and the modding scene, you've probably already heard of the terms ''odexed'', a characteristic of Android ROMs and ‘'deodexed'', an element known from custom ROMs. But what exactly hides behind these two terms and which advantages or even disadvantages does each one present? Well, let me explain... ...

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Sony Invites Press Out To September 4th Event

Sony Invites Press Out To September 4th Event Sony is set to launch its new flagship phone, the Honami, also known as the Sony i1. Rumours doing the rounds have said that this phone is set to pack in a 20 megapixel camera and Sony has designs for it to become the best Android cameraphone in the world. Press invites to its press conference on September 4th have already been sent out which leaves the electronics giant with ample time to build the buzz and hype around the launch. The Sony in...

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Chrome for Android updated, introduces full-screen tablet browsing and automatic page translation

Chrome for Android updated, introduces full-screen tablet browsing and automatic page translation Chrome for Android received a new update today, adding Google Translate functionality and full-screen tablet browsing to the mix. While these two features are the meat of the update, Chrome 28.0.1500.64 also brings us a new UI for RTL languages such as Arabic, Farsi and Hebrew. According to the Chrome team, you can also expect minor bug fixes and performance tweaks as well.Google Translate functionality has been present in the Chrome Beta sinc...

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Rovio Stars “Tiny Thief” now live on Google Play

Rovio Stars “Tiny Thief” now live on Google Play It seems not too long ago that Rovio burst through the scene with the release of Angry Birds and making it a worldwide phenomenon. Now, it seems they're changing the pace a bit and are taking off the developer hat for a bit and putting on the producer hat. Under their new publishing unit, Rovio Stars, they've released their latest title Tiny Thief. ...

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Moto X and HTC One release dates for Verizon reportedly leaked

Moto X and HTC One release dates for Verizon reportedly leaked A purported Verizon internal memo seems to indicate various details about some of the carrier’s plans for the coming months, including release dates for two highly anticipated devices such as the Moto X  and HTC One.Phone Arena has gotten its hands on the document below, which appears to be a roadmap for the following two months – we will note that these dates are yet to be official, so take them with the appropriate amount of salt.That ...

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Looking to take your Android photography skills to the next level? A new free e-book can help show you how

Looking to take your Android photography skills to the next level? A new free e-book can help show you how Today’s 8MP and 13MP smartphone cameras might not hold a candle to a DSLR or high-end P&S camera, but we’ve certainly come a long way in just a few short years.There was a time when you’d be insane to consider using your phone as your primary camera. Today the gap is certainly narrowing between mobile devices and dedicated cameras, enough that many folks will find their phone’s camera functionality meets their needs most of the ti...

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LG Nexus 5 To Arrive With Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie (Rumor)

LG Nexus 5 To Arrive With Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie (Rumor) There has been plenty of buzz about the Nokia Lumia 1020 that is armed with a whopping 41-megapixel camera today, but what about another seemingly large handset that could very well be unleashed onto the awaiting masses soon? We are referring to the logical follow up to the successful Nexus 4 from LG, where it will arrive under the moniker of LG Nexus 5. We did give some thought earlier this year on how it would look like, but at least the detail...

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X Phone specs, and why you shouldn’t care.

X Phone specs, and why you shouldn’t care. Purported Google X Phone prototype | Image credit: TinhteThe Motorola X Phone has gained a lot of traction, and a has just about everyone curious. The original scuttlebut involved some sort of device which would shift the Earth’s axis, but the reality is much more subdued. While it wasn’t the monster we’d all hoped for, many remain sanguine about its chances for success. If the recent news of their marketing muscle is any indication, the X ...

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Google Maps gets second update in 24 hours

Google Maps gets second update in 24 hours Google released an update to their Google Maps app just yesterday and already there's been another update rolling out. With yesterdays update still fresh in our mind and on our device, the confusing way that they changed our ability to save Offline maps was voiced pretty early on. Thankfully, Google is listening and has updated Maps yet again to reflect this issue. Update yesterday? Another update today! / ...

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More tips and tricks for your Galaxy Note 2

More tips and tricks for your Galaxy Note 2 In the on-going phase of discovering new things about devices that we've owned for awhile, we shift our attention to the Galaxy Note 2. When it was released, it was a huge jump ahead of its predecessor in terms of features and sported the handy S-Pen. Well, here's a list of features and tricks that you may just not have known about. Note 2 and S-Pen, what can we learn about you today? / ...

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Opera for Android version 15 now available for download from Google Play

Opera for Android version 15 now available for download from Google Play If you are among the many people who use Opera as your preferred mobile Web browser for Android, then we’ve got some great news for you. Today, Opera announced the release of Opera for Android version 15, only a few weeks after the earlier release of its predecessor, Opera for Android version 14. This new version of the Web browser offers several new features and fixes, not to mention Chromium 28 running quietly under the hood.Opera 15 is ...

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Nokia Lumia 1020 Released: a Contender for the Galaxy S4 & iPhone 5?

Nokia Lumia 1020 Released: a Contender for the Galaxy S4 & iPhone 5? Today, Nokia is presenting the Lumia 1020 in New York, the company's new camera smartphone which is a definite step up from the Nokia PureView 808, thanks most importantly to the ultra-potent camera technology, which sets it apart from worldwide competitors. But what makes the Lumia 1020 so great and how it beats out the Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 is something I'll answer further on. This smartphone-camera knocks the S4 and in the iPhone...

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Mobile Browsing: Samsung Defeats Apple. Just.

Mobile Browsing: Samsung Defeats Apple. Just. Statistics released yesterday from StatCounter show that Samsung devices are now the preferred global device on which to browse the web. The Korean technology giant has finally surpassed Apple as the number one device manufacturer for mobile web browsing. But it's hardly time for celebrations yet – Samsung is only in the lead by 0.4%. Clash of the Titans. Samsung ousts Apple. Sort of. / ...

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New features added to opera browser for android

New features added to opera browser for android The Opera browser for Android has just received an update which has added some really neat features to the browser. The feature additions and the bug fixes really make this browser something that is right up there with Google's chrome or Mozilla's Firefox. The Opera Mobile Browser for Android has just recently got some new enhancements/ ...

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Network Changes and New Tech Needed to Get More From Batteries

Network Changes and New Tech Needed to Get More From Batteries There is only so far we can go as far as having increasingly thinner smartphones with long battery life. These are the noises eminating from Qualcomm's John Stefenac. Stefenac believes that there is an enormous amount of pressure for being put on smartphone manufacturers to deliver cool, sexy, ultra-thin devices that have a long battery life. There is a limit to how far we can go as far as battery life is concerned / ...

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Standard HTC One takes a step closer to full GPE conversion

Standard HTC One takes a step closer to full GPE conversion Ever since in the announcement of the Google Play Edition HTC One, many original purchasers of HTC’s flagship handset have been wondering whether or not they’ll also be able to receive the official Google treatment, after all the handsets are exactly the same in terms of hardware.Not too long ago we heard that famed Android developer Paul O’Brien was working on a method to would allow users to quickly switch between AOSP Android to Sense 5...

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