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Manage a Mint through the Centuries in Mint Master for Android

Manage a Mint through the Centuries in Mint Master for Android When you hear the word Tower of London you generally don’t think of video games. Mint Master is looking to change that as it’s a “strategy” management game with a bit of a storyline involving the Tower of London and its history as The Royal Mint. Mint Master is a management game where you’ll have to set up shop and produce coins the old fashioned way. The game takes a historical approach by giving you missions to complete which means yo...

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Galaxy Note 3: leaked pics show an angular prototype

Galaxy Note 3: leaked pics show an angular prototype Now that the Galaxy S4 has been out for quite some time, tech fans are turning their focus to a highlight to be presented by Samsung at its next big event: the Galaxy Note 3. A new prototype has submerged on the internet which has been simultaneously presented by two sources. Samsung isn't known to bring many new design innovations to the table, though this device is a bit more angular than usual. / ...

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What Android has over iOS

What Android has over iOS Apple’s WWDC will be upon us in a few hours, and Apple hopes to reignite a stale iOS, after it has fallen behind Android in recent times. Join us as we take a look at all the reasons why Android is king of the mobile operating system world.Disclaimer: I do not absolutely, positively hate iOS. I think it’s a decent operating system, but I believe Android has surpassed iOS in terms of functionality and user experience. I own a 4th gen iPod Touc...

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SK Hynix announces 8Gb LPDDR3, world’s first, 4GB RAM phones later this year?

SK Hynix announces 8Gb LPDDR3, world’s first, 4GB RAM phones later this year? Image Source: Tech Asia RAM is a key piece of mobile hardware which is all too often overlooked when we talk about smartphone specifications, but it’s ever so important for our increasingly sophisticated mobile applications. We already know that Samsung is working on its own four gigabit (Gb) LPDDR3 mobile memory chips, which should offer a 30% improvement in performance and a 20% saving in energy consumption when compared to a 30nm LPDDR3 DRA...

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Android Lost helps you find and control your lost phone

Android Lost helps you find and control your lost phone Credit: Daum Android Lost is an easy to use app which allows you to find your phone or to remove sensitive data from it in order to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.The app is easy to use, and the web interface provides a lot of useful features, without much of a learning process necessary. Of course, there are a number of other ways to recover your lost or stolen smartphone – check out our guide – but Android Lost does p...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is official: no wow effect

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 is official: no wow effect Today Samsung unveiled a new mid-range device whose inner-laying technical specifications dabble into the Galaxy S4's software features . Running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the recently surfaced device, which didn't get much of a welcome, will be able available on either 3G or LTE networks. ...

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HTC One wins Gold at Computex 2013 design and innovation awards

HTC One wins Gold at Computex 2013 design and innovation awards The good news for HTC just keeps on piling up. Earlier this year, it managed to win the “Best Mobile Handset, Device or Tablet” category in the Global Mobile Awards for its flagship HTC One. Now, that same phone has also netted the Taiwan-based company the Gold award in this year’s Computex design & innovation awards held in Taipei, Taiwan.It is said that winning the award is a very prideful moment for HTC, so much so that ...

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 now official

Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 now official Earlier today, we got a hold of what we thought to be a clear photo of a new Samsung smartphone called the Galaxy Ace 3. Now we can finally confirm that the information in our earlier report was correct, and the smartphone in question was is the Galaxy Ace 3 indeed. Samsung has just made the official announcement on its web site and provided all the release details for the world to see.The Galaxy Ace 3 is Samsung’s latest entrant into the ...

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New Sony Google TV with voice search officially announced, old model put on sale

New Sony Google TV with voice search officially announced, old model put on sale Sony revealed the new Google TV NSZ-GS8, a revamped version of last year’s GS7 that brings voice search as the main new feature.The device, which has been spotted during the WiFi certification doesn’t come with too many new things compared to its predecessor, the NSZ-GS7, but it does add a voice search feature, which is used via the new remote control. Basically, you can just tell the remote what you’re looking for, for example ...

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Weekly News Roundup #8 – India

Weekly News Roundup #8 – India In a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of  the Android scene in India.With Computex 2013 dominating the news last week, this has been yet another slow news week for Android news in India. Of course, we still have seven new Android smartphones to talk about, an o...

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Samsung rumored to be getting ready for 12.2-inch tablet launch ahead of Apple in 2014

Samsung rumored to be getting ready for 12.2-inch tablet launch ahead of Apple in 2014 Samsung has done a terrific job of covering pretty much all consumer market segments so far when it comes to both tablets and smartphones. It has products available in every level of the market, such as the entry-level segment, the mid-range segment, and of course, the high-end segment where phones like the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Active comfortably belong. The Korea-based company can now rest on its laurels and simply watch all the money roll i...

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Vine now more popular than Instagram in terms of total Twitter shares

Vine now more popular than Instagram in terms of total Twitter shares Less than a week ago, Twitter officially announced the availability of the Vine for Android app on the Google Play store. It has since been downloaded more than 1 million times, and according to information from online analytics company Topsy, it has already surpassed Instagram in terms of popularity based on total number of media shares on the Internet — specifically, Twitter.Data gathered during the last few days involving links to eithe...

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Former FCC Chair warns US not to get lazy about LTE

Former FCC Chair warns US not to get lazy about LTE In the US, we’re a bit spoiled when it comes to LTE. We have a huge LTE network, thanks to Verizon, and all other carriers are hot on their heels. AT&T has very respectable LTE coverage in a very short amount of time, and T-Mobile is also building out their LTE capability. The acquisition of Metro PCS will also help T-Mobile in the LTE realm.Former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has a few words of caution, though. At the FT-Telefonica Mi...

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Pics show what may be the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3

Pics show what may be the Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 If you’re looking for a mid-range mobile device, Samsung probably has a device for you. From their lineup of “mini” Galaxy S devices, to their slew of Ace devices, Samsung has something for all of us who don’t want to spend much on a cell phone.Speaking of those Ace devices, a leaked picture show what is believed to be their Ace 3. Nothing official has been announced, but we’re about due for a new Ace device. Samsung is on the tradition...

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Foursquare develops new Android tablet UI ahead of iOS

Foursquare develops new Android tablet UI ahead of iOS There are times when Android gets the drop on iOS. It’s still pretty sparse, but it happens. Developers are increasingly aware of Android as a primary platform to develop for, and are doing so more often.Though it happens, the tablet sector is still tough for Android. It hasn’t been very long that Android has been serious about tablets, only in the past year or so asking developers to be mindful of those screen sizes. While the iPad still has...

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Mad Catz CEO announces new Android gaming console dubbed “Project M.O.J.O.” coming at E3

Mad Catz CEO announces new Android gaming console dubbed “Project M.O.J.O.” coming at E3 Ouya gaming consoleE3 is nearly upon us, and of course, a lot of gaming news is expected. We’ll be hearing more about PlayJam’s Android-powered plug-and-play GameStick, but they aren’t going to be the only guys at the expo showing off the Android gaming experience, as Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson announced Project M.O.J.O., another Android gaming platform, during an earnings call.Richardson, calling it an Android “micro ...

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How to get T-Mobile’s $30/month unlimited data smartphone plan

How to get T-Mobile’s $30/month unlimited data smartphone plan If you don’t talk on your mobile phone much, but like to use apps, navigation, or any other kind of data-absorbing functions, you know how important a good data plan is. What if we told you that you could pay about $30/month for unlimited data, with the first 5MB at top speeds? Now we’re talking!The Consumerist recently highlighted the low-cost plan, so we thought it was a good opportunity to let everyone know how to get it. The monthly plan ...

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Photos of Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Leaked Online

Photos of Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Leaked Online The Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 official photos were "leaked" online today, confirming what we were all suspecting for some time now, that Samsung is working hard for the next gen of its very successful Ace line of mid-ranged Droids. The Ace smart phones were the best bang for the buck you could buy from the Korean company. Even if every nerd in the world was craving for the flagship, the bulk of the sales were the mid ranged Droids like the S3 Mini ...

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Google reportedly purchasing Waze for $1.3 billion

Google reportedly purchasing Waze for $1.3 billion Waze, the popular GPS and social app, has been courted by many top tech firms lately. Apple was said to have made an offer of around $500 million, which was later denied by Tim Cook. Facebook and Google have reportedly been in a bidding war of sorts, with Facebook having recently pulled out of negotiations. The turning point for Facebook was their desire to move the Israel-based Waze team to their headquarters in California, and Waze CEO’s Naom...

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PRISM Whistle Blower Reveals Himself, 29 Years Old NSA Analyst

PRISM Whistle Blower Reveals Himself, 29 Years Old NSA Analyst I hope you are familiar with my latest article, the one about the huge privacy scandal, the NSA, FBI and the PRISM Whistle Blower, which was anonymous at the moment. Just a short reminder, PRISM is a secret project conducted by the National Security Agency, FBI and all the major tech companies, which consists in Big Brother intercepting and storing all internet and mobile communications traffic, for further analysis. Emails, chats, absolutely ...

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Galaxy Note 3 prototype allegedly spotted; phone “shipped in low quantities for R&D” report says

Galaxy Note 3 prototype allegedly spotted; phone “shipped in low quantities for R&D” report says A prototype of the next Galaxy Note flagship handset has been spotted in the wild one publication says, while a different source claims that the device is shipping for R&D purposes.From the looks of it, Sam Mobile and TechTastic handled the device shown in the images below, which is said to be a Galaxy Note 3 prototype. According to the first site, this isn’t the Galaxy Mega 6.3 “because of the corners, high resolution display and bezel....

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Paranoid Android’s Halo theme is ready for public beta testing!

Paranoid Android’s Halo theme is ready for public beta testing! testParanoid Android was enamored with Facebook Home when it came out. We all were, really, but the thought of Facebook in our face all the time was a bit much. Chatheads was a particularly cool concept, but just not as finished or nice as we would have hoped. Paranoid Android fixed that for us.Their Halo theme is one we’ve been excited for, and have kept track of throughout. There is a lot of cool stuff about Paranoid Android ROMs, but Halo br...

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Is a Chrome dongle in the works? We’re doubtful.

Is a Chrome dongle in the works? We’re doubtful. Our living room is fast becoming the new battleground for tech manufacturers and service providers. The XBox One announcement was ripe with talk of TV functionality, and Google has long had their Google TV hardware. A recurring rumor suggests that Google may have another piece of hardware in mind for our precious HDMI ports.[quotenew qtext="Keep in mind, this “Chromekey” is nothing but innuendo and assumption." qposition="right" qcolor="color...

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Google Plus photos allude to a Galaxy Camera successor, 20.2MP shooter included

Google Plus photos allude to a Galaxy Camera successor, 20.2MP shooter included Samsung Galaxy CameraFollowing a flurry of Galaxy S4 Zoom leaks, we began to Samsung does have an event scheduled for June 20 in London, so we may very well see the new camera then. Alternatively, we could see it appear at IFA in Berlin, Germany, the same event where its predecessor was unveiled at last year. Remember, there is nothing official yet, so don’t get your hopes up even though it appears as if a Galaxy Camera 2 is coming!Are you so...

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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – June 9, 2013

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – June 9, 2013 It was a slow week for releases, but we still managed to scrounge up 7 new Android Apps for our list of the Best New Android Apps of the Week. 1. Vine for Android Vine for Android finally arrived last week, and it’s pretty safe to say it was well worth the wait. It also quickly became a lock for the top spot on our list of the Best New Android Apps of the Week. Vine lets you create 6-second videos of anything you’d like, and share them ...

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AA Weekly: top Android news of the week, June 9, 2013

AA Weekly: top Android news of the week, June 9, 2013 In the AA Weekly, we recap the most significant events that happened over the past seven days in the world of Android. We look at new devices, major news, leaks, and everything else you should know to stay on top of your favorite operating system.Asus goes tablet crazy at ComputexThe Computex trade show took place in Taiwan last week, the perfect occasion for local firms to show off their finest wares. And, boy, did Asus showed them off.In a glit...

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Doodle with Disney in ScribbleMix for Android

Doodle with Disney in ScribbleMix for Android Disney has published some great Android games over the past year, and they recently added a new one to their catalog with ScribbleMix for Android. It’s a doodling game in the vein of Draw Something, but with Disney’s trademark flair. ScribbleMix lets you play “Guess the Doodle” with your online friends or random opponents. The setup will certainly look familiar as it’s the same one used by every other drawing guessing game. You basical...

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OUYA competitor PlayJam releases GameStick E3 2013 trailer

OUYA competitor PlayJam releases GameStick E3 2013 trailer The Kickstarter-funded GameStick is featured in PlayJam’s recently released trailer for this year’s upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo, more popularly known as E3.As usual, Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PlayStation 4, and Nintendo’s Wii U will no doubt be the stars of the show, however, it’s impressive that GameStick creator PlayJam has managed to drum up quite a bit of attention at such a large event.The t...

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