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SHOULDERPOD is a really cool smartphone accessory for taking better pictures and video

SHOULDERPOD is a really cool smartphone accessory for taking better pictures and video One of the great things about modern smartphones is that we have pretty great cameras bundled in. We love to take photos, share them with friends on social media, and capture a quick video for posterity. In the modern age of Ultrapixels and 20 megapixel cameras in devices, we’ll want to transcend the casual photography we’ve been enjoying. That’s where projects like SHOULDERPOD come in. A catch-all for better photography, SHOULDERPOD can d...

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SuperGNES (SNES Emulator) – Re-live the good old days!

SuperGNES (SNES Emulator) – Re-live the good old days! It might seem strange that with all the android games out there, someone wanted to take up those of the old console games again, but trust me, you need to try one to understand. SuperGNES (SNES Emulator) is an emulator like the name describes and has become very popular. Let's see if its reputation is well deserved!(This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Android Pit...

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Nexus 4 Completely Disappears From Carphone Warehouse

Nexus 4 Completely Disappears From Carphone Warehouse Looking to pick up a Nexus 4 in the UK? Well, you have one less option today. Carphone Warehouse, one of the largest online mobile retailers in the UK, has removed the Nexus 4 from the site. There isn't even an 'out of stock' notice – it's just gone. The Nexus 4 is getting on on toward late middle age now, and the limited edition white Nexus 4 was just discontinued yesterday. Done With This Post? You Might Also Like These:Carphone Warehouse O...

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Falcon Pro receives an update, and a “secret” way to bypass the token issue

Falcon Pro receives an update, and a “secret” way to bypass the token issue Falcon Pro was perhaps the most popular victim of Twitter’s token policy, which resulted in the app finally being pulled from the Play Store after a reset failed to resolve the token limitation issue. After this defeat, the app’s developer Joaquim Verges went back to the drawing board to try and find away around this irritating situation. Sadly, I can’t bring you news that the token limit has been removed, but Joaquim Verges has an...

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QWOP is now available for Android, still making us look silly.

QWOP is now available for Android, still making us look silly. If you’ve got nothing going on today, and feel the need to be humbled, give QWOP a try. A track and field game that looks like something out of Archer, the Android version made its debut on the Play Store yesterday. A long standing iOS and PC favorite, QWOP is an acquired taste. If you like really difficult games that make you want to break your device out of frustration, this one is for you. Relying on you to rhythmically rotate two circles o...

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Historic Movers & Shakers of America: which apps would they have used?

Historic Movers & Shakers of America: which apps would they have used? Today marks the Fourth of July, a national day in the USA that commemorates independence from the Brits and the powerful country that it became. But who made this country so great? It was the men and women of great ideas that fostered a land of prosperity and freedom where you could be your own boss and make something of yourself as the American Dream prophesizes. Lewis and Clarke, Al Capone, Muhammad Ali and the Wright brothers come to mind and ...

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Power Battery: Double the Runtime of your Galaxy S4

Power Battery: Double the Runtime of your Galaxy S4 The main weakness of smartphones is the battery. Anyone who still gets in trouble with their Galaxy S4, despite the lush 2,600 mAh battery, should sit up and take note. The days of nervous looks at the battery indicator may be at an end. The 5500 mAh battery will beef up more than your battery life. / ...

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Motorola XT1030 and XT1080 hit FCC, possible members of the Droid Ultra family?

Motorola XT1030 and XT1080 hit FCC, possible members of the Droid Ultra family? Image Source: The Verge Right now is an exciting time for Motorola. The company is finally shedding its past, throwing on a new Google-centric logo and pushing its way towards a new direction. While a large part of that direction centers around the much-hyped Moto X, let’s not forget that there are other phones in the pipeline as well. With that in mind, two new Motorola handsets have now surfaced by way of the FCC, the XT1030 and XT1080. Wha...

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Petition circulating for HTC to support the One S

Petition circulating for HTC to support the One S Two days ago, we told you about HTC’s decision to discontinue support for the One S. Vowing the handset would not move beyond Android 4.1.1 or Sense 4, HTC has clearly decided to move on and support newer handsets. A focus on the future and dedicating yourself to more current devices is great, save for one issue: they promised they wouldn’t. Back in February, HTC promised the One S, along with a few other devices, would get the Android updat...

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Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access Security researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes from the author. Now, due to a bug in Android, it is possible to create a fake app and sign it so it looks like a real app from any author including Go...

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Motorola Moto X smartphone details known, will have fully customizable look

Motorola Moto X smartphone details known, will have fully customizable look Some major dailies published a Motorola advertisement yesterday about a U.S.-made smartphone that it plans to release soon. Today, ABC news obtained some details about the said device. Aside from the now known fact that it be assembled in the U.S., the Motorola Moto X will feature a fully customizable look and appearance using different colors and even engraving. The customization will be done via a website which Motorola will announced later ...

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EE doubles the speed of its 4G service in 12 UK cities

EE doubles the speed of its 4G service in 12 UK cities It’s time to break out the speed tests, as EE has doubled up the speed of its 4G network in 12 cities across the UK today. The plan was initially outlined earlier in the year, with just ten cities in the UK in line for an upgrade, but it seems that EE customers in two extra cities will receive boosted speeds as well. This boost in data speeds has been achieved by allocating more of EE’s spectrum to its LTE network. The carrier is now mak...

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Colorful Moto X custom backplate covers leaked, including purple, teal and red

Colorful Moto X custom backplate covers leaked, including purple, teal and red While the Moto X phone sign-up page is already live on Motorola’s official website, the Google-owned company is still unwilling to divulge more information about the anticipated smartphone. However, thanks to eager sources of leaks regarding the device, we now have a clearer glimpse of what the device’s back side would look like. They’re colorful, and they include purple. Veering away from the traditional black and white cases,...

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User-Customizable Moto X to be Made in America

User-Customizable Moto X to be Made in America Motorola, now under the Google umbrella, released an ad yesterday stating the much-hyped Moto X handset will be ''Designed by you. Assembled in the USA''. Under the banner ''The first smartphone designed, engineered and assembled in the USA is coming,'' a self-congratulatory text about Google's epic undertaking is followed by the new-look Motorola logo. One of the previously leaked images of the M...

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Samsung’s Premium Suite finally arrives to the C Spire Galaxy S3

Samsung’s Premium Suite finally arrives to the C Spire Galaxy S3 Back in March, C Spire customers with a Galaxy S3 finally managed to make the jump over to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. While this was a welcome update, it was also missing something that many other carriers had already included: Samsung’s Premium Suite. The good news is that C Spire has finally brought its GS3-wielding users what they have all been waiting for, a new update that finally includes Premium Suite features. The rollout of the new “...

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What are some of the best designed Android apps? Google answers

What are some of the best designed Android apps? Google answers Android apps have come a long way. In the early days of the Android Market, many criticized the look and feel of the average Android app, especially when it came to design. Things have changed for the better since then, and Apple’s App Store no longer has a monopoly on beautifully designed, well-thought applications. But Google wants even more great looking apps to delight and surprise Android users. To promote the best practices in designing ...

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Samsung to invest $4.5 billion in new R&D centers

Samsung to invest $4.5 billion in new R&D centers It seems that the most common complaint about the Galaxy S4, if you have one, is that it’s not really a significant leap ahead of the last generation’s Galaxy S3. “Samsung is turning into Apple” seems to be a not uncommon comparison these days, but perhaps the fact that Samsung is building five new research and development centers will help put these concerns to rest. Samsung has outlined its plan to spend 5 trillion won, which works...

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The ultimate Galaxy S4 FAQ: 140 questions answered

The ultimate Galaxy S4 FAQ: 140 questions answered Yesterday, we learned that Samsung managed to sell 20 million Galaxy S4 units in about 60 days, proving wrong the analysts that were worried about slumping interest in the new flagship. The Galaxy S4 is an amazing device, but that alone is not enough to capture the interest of millions of customers. Samsung also needs to offer good support services to ensure that customers stay satisfied after they purchase the device. How many times were you an...

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Rumor: LG G2 specs to include 5.2-inch Full HD display and optical image stabilization camera

Rumor: LG G2 specs to include 5.2-inch Full HD display and optical image stabilization camera The specs list of the upcoming LG G2 is now rumored to include a bigger screen than initially believed and a better camera. The LG G2 is the expected name of the LG Optimus G’s successor, as the company is said to drop the “Optimus” from its flagship device family. Greek site Techblog has apparently learned that the future LG flagship will feature a 5.2-inch LCD IPS display with Full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and 423 ppi, ins...

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Tech Startups: Where They Thrive, Who They Are and How to Start One

Tech Startups: Where They Thrive, Who They Are and How to Start One In keeping with our Fourth of July celebrations, we thought we'd write a short piece about tech startups, and in particular tech startups that connect people and create communities. So as you sit around with your family today, take a moment to think about some of the ways these innovative companies have helped bring you together, even when you're not together. Making connections and building communities is a mainstay of startups. / ...

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Both white Nexus 4 models (8GB and 16GB) sold out on U.S. Play Store, Google confirms

Both white Nexus 4 models (8GB and 16GB) sold out on U.S. Play Store, Google confirms As the 16GB white Nexus 4 is no longer available for sale from the U.S. Google Play Store, a publication confirmed with Google that the limited edition smartphone has sold out. A few days ago we told you that the 8GB model was no longer available from the Play Store, and it looks like the 16GB version had the same faith. While it’s not clear how many units Google had in stock in the first place, we’ll remind you that the white Nexus 4 model ...

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Watch Samsung’s new Monsters University themed Galaxy S4 ad – try to forget the Pixar / Steve Jobs irony

Watch Samsung’s new Monsters University themed Galaxy S4 ad – try to forget the Pixar / Steve Jobs irony Samsung has released a new Galaxy S4 advert, this time with a Monsters University theme. The ad, which has long sequences from Disney’s latest blockbuster made by Pixar, underlines some of the S4′s features while using video clips and pictures from the 3D animated film. For example, Air Gesture is shown-off while swiping through a series of promotional shots for the film. Smart Pause is demoed when a user reaches for a coffee while wa...

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Moto X set to feature a Dual LTE MIMO antenna, bringing faster data speeds for all

Moto X set to feature a Dual LTE MIMO antenna, bringing faster data speeds for all The Moto X has attracted a fair bit of attention in the past few days and it doesn’t look like the hype train will be stopped. The founder and former owner of Android and me, Taylor Wimberley, has already leaked some information about the Moto X and now he’s got some more information. According to Wimberley, the Moto X will have a Dual LTE Multiple-Input and Multiple-Output (MIMO) antennas. What this means is that data speeds will be serious...

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Viber wants to hijack incoming IDD calls as “terminator” to reduce call costs

Viber wants to hijack incoming IDD calls as “terminator” to reduce call costs Viber is a cross-platform messaging and VoIP app, and its latest iteration extends calls, IM and even video conferencing to desktop users. At approximately 200 million, its user base is particularly impressive, even compared to the likes of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat and LINE. But how does Viber earn profits from this popularity? Is it going to match or outlast the likes of Skype? Apart from adopting a freemium model and selling IM s...

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Mugen Power reveals 5,500 mAh battery for Samsung Galaxy S4

Mugen Power reveals 5,500 mAh battery for Samsung Galaxy S4 So you (and 20 million others) bought a shiny new Galaxy S4 and love it to death, but the included 2,600 mAh battery just isn’t cutting it. Sure, four hours of video streaming, eight hours with moderate usage, and 17 hours of talk time sounds like a lot, but what if you want to browse the web a little bit longer? Don’t worry, friends, because Mugen Power’s got you covered. The aftermarket battery company revealed today a 5,500 mAh extended...

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Google Glass FAQ page leaves the most important question unanswered

Google Glass FAQ page leaves the most important question unanswered Admit it: whether you want them or not, you’re curious about Google Glass. What do they do, really? Are they heavy? Is Google concerned about privacy? It’s such a radical shift in technology, we’re naturally curious. Google is cautious to implement Glass, so those who have actually worn a pair are a rare breed. Even though I had them for a night on the town during I/O, I’m still left with a lot of questions. The benefit to all this is th...

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Exclusive: Oppo is working on a dedicated camera to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Camera

Exclusive: Oppo is working on a dedicated camera to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Camera Details are still sparse, but a source tells us that Oppo is working on a dedicated camera. Much like the Samsung Galaxy Camera, this is said to be a standalone device for point-and-shoot enthusiasts. What we do know is that Oppo has held a briefing on the camera, a photo from which you will see below. In this briefing, attendees were told the device would be “high resolution”, and use an “owl” image processor. We can deduct from that st...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales Reach 20 Million Units At The End of June

Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales Reach 20 Million Units At The End of June You must love the way bankers get it wrong all the time, that's why no one trusts them yet everybody uses their services, I am talking here about the recent "prediction" from JP Morgan analysts, as they downgraded Samung's stock via rumors about a slowing down in their Samsung Galaxy S4 sales in the near future. So much for trusting what speculators are dreaming of. I think they live in a fantasy world, surrounded by computers and witches or so...

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