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Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini Ready to Go

Alcatel One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini Ready to Go Surely you remember those times, many years ago, when Alcatel was one of the most successful mobile phone manufacturers, delivering some popular cell-phones such as the One-Touch series. Well, Alcatel is still alive and kicking and has recently revealed details about the launching of two new Android running smartphones for joining the Idol family, the Alcatel One Touch Idol S and One Touch Idol Mini, each being made for suiting different area...

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One More Reason to Choose Android vs iOS

One More Reason to Choose Android vs iOS If you're not a big fan of Big Brother and the NSA surveillance, you will be shocked to know that Apple sold out completely : a report from The Social Media reveals that Apple just created a new technology which will be used to switch off the smartphone's camera, the Wi-Fi and whatever else necessary when its user will enter in a "sensible" area. The new technology will broadcast a shutdown signal to all Apple products in the area, which w...

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Hugo Barra, Android’s VP Leaves Google for Xiaomi

Hugo Barra, Android’s VP Leaves Google for Xiaomi Google officials have just confirmed that one of their top executives, Hugo Barra, Android’s vice president of Product Management, is saying his good-byes to the company. Hugo Barra has been one of the most important representative figures for Google’s operating system, as he often appeared at Google’s annual developer conference or at press events from time to time – you surely know him, it’s that friendly looking guy that makes y...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III Will Be Able to Record Ultra High Definition Videos

Samsung Galaxy Note III Will Be Able to Record Ultra High Definition Videos With less than two weeks left until the official release of the Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet at IFA 2013 on September the 4'th, rumors are abundant and more specific. The latest hear-say about the Samsung Galaxy Note III is about its amazing video recording capabilities. Since it is expected for the Galaxy Note III to be available in two versions, one running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (most probably this version will make like 90% ...

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Samsung Galaxy Gear Confirmed by Official, To Be Released on September 4’th

Samsung Galaxy Gear Confirmed by Official, To Be Released on September 4’th Good news for all the tech maniacs out there, because today we have an official announcement from Samsung's Mobile division vice president, Lee Young-hee about the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch to be released at IFA 2013, on September the 4'th. The normal modus-operandi for Samsung is to keep absolutely quiet when releasing a new gadget and they like to let tech bloggers to fuel the rumor mill until the last moment. It's a nice marketing strategy...

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The Chargeall Kiosk Lets You Charge Your Devices While You’re on the Go

The Chargeall Kiosk Lets You Charge Your Devices While You’re on the Go Charging your smartphone, tablet or gadget is a daily occurrence for most of us, and depending on where you live you may have already witnessed the wonders of a charging station. The ChargeAll kiosk looks to be the crème del a crème of charging setups, and the futuristic setup is looking to set up shop on a campus, store or business near you. The ChargeAll kiosk is basically a big locker with bins where folks can store & charge their dev...

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Gridiron Thunder Set to Bring Arcade Style Football to the Ouya

Gridiron Thunder Set to Bring Arcade Style Football to the Ouya If you’re a mobile game I’m sure you’ve noticed the lack of ‘quality’ football games out there. There are some decent ones, but nobody has managed to give us a true Madden or Tecmo Bowl experience on a mobile. Enter Gridiron Thunder, a Kickstarter project from MogoTXT that looks to bring a solid football experience to the Ouya and other mobile devices. Gridiron Thunder is set to be more than your typical football fare. For starters, ...

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The Overdog App Lets You Compete Against Your Favorite Athletes in Video Games

The Overdog App Lets You Compete Against Your Favorite Athletes in Video Games Have you ever wanted to go up against your favorite athletes? A lot us have, and the OverDog app aims to let you do just that. While it won’t let you go head to head against Jordan on the court, it will let you play against a pro athlete in games like NBA 2k13 and Madden 25. It’s no secret that a lot of athletes are avid games. They play just as much as the average joe if not more as the offseason can give you a lot of down time. OverDog h...

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New Pictures of Sony Xperia Z1 Show Metal Chassis

New Pictures of Sony Xperia Z1 Show Metal Chassis Pictures of the he Sony Xperia Z1 also known as Honami were leaked again over the internet, now we can brag with an official press image so this time there are no doubts about its authenticity. In the leaked image we can see the three versions of the Z1, black, white and purple. These are the same colors as in the current flagship, the Xperia Z, so it's no biggie after all, even the design is almost identical. It seems that the design depa...

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New App Allows Piloting A Drone With Google Glass Using Head Movements

New App Allows Piloting A Drone With Google Glass Using Head Movements Google Glass has been around for quite a few months now and, while some people are still wondered by it, there are others who have been busy little bees and didn’t just explore it, but expanded its capabilities. Blaine Bublitz, a developer and co-founder of IcedDev, a coding company, used his extensive knowledge and did what he does best: using JavaScript, he came up with a code for piloting a quad-copter drone using the Google Glass. To be...

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Taser Like Device Will Help You Curb Your Facebook Addiction

Taser Like Device Will Help You Curb Your Facebook Addiction The Pavlov Poke is a device invented by two MIT students,Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff , and it's intended for those of you addicted to Facebook . It works by sending an electric shock through your wrist when it determines you've spend already too much time online. The electric shock is not dangerous, just unpleasant, ljust ike a wake up call in the morning after a LAN party with your friends(I hope these things are still trendy, God I'm...

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Contra: Evolution now available for Android

Contra: Evolution now available for Android It’s no secret that Android games usually come after their iOS counterpart has been out for a spell, and that’s the case with Contra: Evolution for Android. The old-school arcade shooter dropped yesterday morning, and while it looks like the game you grew up with quite a few things have changed. Contra: Evolution was originally released back in June for iOS, and thanks to Konami and PunchBox Studios Android users can now get in on some act...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumored to Use the Snapdragon 800 SoC

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumored to Use the Snapdragon 800 SoC Rumor has is that the soon to be announced phablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 3, will run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 instead of their in-house made Exynos 5 Octa system on chip. The story was leaked by ETNews, which claims it has sources inside the company that revealed Samsung still has problems manufacturing its Exynos 5 Octa processors. ETNews revealed that at least the first 4 million units produced by Samsung will run on Qualc...

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Asphalt 8: Airborne Out Now on Google Play

Asphalt 8: Airborne Out Now on Google Play   If you live your life a quarter mile at a time you probably love racing games… and Vin Diesel. If you’ve got oil running through your veins today is your lucky day as Gameloft has unleashed the beast on Google Play with Asphalt 8: Airborne. Asphalt 8: Airborne is the latest game in the popular Asphalt franchise, and as the title implies, things are a little different this go round. For starters, Gamelofts using a new engine to po...

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Android Tablets Sales on the Rise in China, Apple Plunges

Android Tablets Sales on the Rise in China, Apple Plunges According to Bloomberg, the market share for Android tablets is on the rise, while Apple is going down. And this happens on the world's largest market, the Popular Republic of China, where Android OS is becoming increasingly popular. Pretty weird for an open source OS in an authoritarian country where even internet access is censored, don't you think? Bloomberg cites Dickie Chang, a market analyst for IDC, who claims that Apple's iPad sal...

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Google Glass Gets Police and Firefighters App

Google Glass Gets Police and Firefighters App   The Google Glass just got cooler, with a Police/Firefighters/First Responders App, courtesy of Mutualink. This proves the fact that Google Glass has lots of beneficial applications in real life scenarios, besides making your Facebook available when driving. Mutualink presented its Police app for Google Glass at APCO yesterday. APCO is a conference for public safety communications. The Glass app for law enforcement will be a break...

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Sony Xperia Honami Benchmark Reveals The Power of the Snapdragon 800 Platform

Sony Xperia Honami Benchmark Reveals The Power of the Snapdragon 800 Platform After the press image for the Sony Xperia Honami aka Z1 was leaked, now we have a cool benchmark to go with the picture. The Xperia Honami or Xperia Z1, whatever they will decide to call it, is set be the next flagship from the Japanese manufacturer. The Xperia Z1 will be available in three different colors, white-black-purple and from the picture we can see that it will feature a glass back panel,just like the Xperia Z. Looks aren'...

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The LG G Pad Specs Leaked, Rumored to be Revealed at IFA 2013

The LG G Pad Specs Leaked, Rumored to be Revealed at IFA 2013 After the guys from LG experienced an unfortunate lack of success with their previous tablets, we should be prepared for the arrival of a new warrior for facing their competitors from the world of tablets, ladies and gentlemen, here comes the LG G Pad. The rumor about the G came from a Greek blog that specializes in tech related stuff. This gadget will hit the markets soon, as the production is set to begin next month. So, what will this ne...

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Palestinian Hacks Zuckerberg’ Facebook Account to Expose Vulnerability

Palestinian Hacks Zuckerberg’ Facebook Account to Expose Vulnerability A funny thing happened yesterday, when a Palestinian white-hat hacker named Khalil had to go the extra mile in order to reveal a Facebook vulnerability. This guy stumbled upon a serious bug in Facebook and tried to alert the social network's security team about the issue. Obviously, the well-trained monkeys from tech support ignored him (that happened to me more than once when I tried to report some serious issues with Facebook)  and then...

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Samsung Galaxy Gear SmartWatch Specs Leaked

Samsung Galaxy Gear SmartWatch Specs Leaked The latest and the greatest in wearable technology is expected to come from Samsung Mobile at IFA 2013 on September 4th (probably simultaneously with  the official launching of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3), in the shape and form of a "Galaxy Gear Smartwatch". Basically, the smartwatch will be a tiny, wearable smartphone and today we have rumors about its tech platform. Keep in mind that what we have here is an unofficial rumor, courtesy of ...

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Turn Chores into an Adventure with the HabitRPG App for Android

Turn Chores into an Adventure with the HabitRPG App for Android I normally stick to covering Android games, but occasionally an Android App comes out that makes me say hmmmm. Today that app is called Habit RPG, and it’s an app that treats every day of your life like an RPG experience. Ready to level up? The HabitRPG app is basically a “to-do list” in the form of an RPG adventure where you can turn mundane tasks into a full-fledged adventure. Well, not really, but it will motivate you to get things do...

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Connect the Dots, Now Available on Android

Connect the Dots, Now Available on Android I don't know about you but I often find myself playing with my phone, especially when in the bathroom (yeah, too much info, I know) or waiting on a friend somewhere in the city. I usually go and check out my favorite websites or take a look on Facebook, but sometimes I like to play a little, you know, wasting some (un)productive time, like my grandmother used to say. I am kind of serious cat and old school and I seem to prefer ancient game...

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Bloomberg Confirms the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Will Be Unveiled on September 4

Bloomberg Confirms the Galaxy Gear Smartwatch Will Be Unveiled on September 4 Yesterday news hit the web on Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Gear smartwatch, and today Bloomberg chimed in to confirm those rumors surrounding Samsung’s mysterious smartwatch. Little is known so far about the Galaxy Gear smartwatch (SM-V700), but according to Bloomberg’s sources, the Galaxy Gear won’t have the long-rumored flexible display. Don’t let that get you down though as the smartwatch will still have some cool capabilities. The Gal...

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Google Says NO to Gmail Privacy

Google Says NO to Gmail Privacy If you're a Gmail user, the free webmail service from the tech giant, you should know one thing : you have zero privacy when you're sending or receiving emails, and that's what Google said officially. After the NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden explained how wide spread and how deep is the State's electronic surveillance in everything we do, over the internet and on our cell phones, now Gmail/Google  users must know for a fact that they c...

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SmartPhones Outsell Feature Phones for the First Time in History, Thanks to Android

SmartPhones Outsell Feature Phones for the First Time in History, Thanks to Android According to the latest data released by Gartner in Q2 of 2013, we are living historical times : for the first time ever, smartphones outsold "dumb phones", courtesy of Android Mobile. What can I say, achievement unlocked for Android, what's next? World Peace, obviously. Let's get serious and take a look at the graph: The worldwide sales figure for smartphones was 225 million devices, a huge 46.5% increase  from 2012. As you probably f...

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Samsung Unveils the Samsung Hennessy, a Dual Screen Android Flip Phone

Samsung Unveils the Samsung Hennessy, a Dual Screen Android Flip Phone Remember those old clamshell phones everyone used to run around with? You really don’t see many of them around these days, but that doesn’t mean they are gone. The Samsung Hennessy is proof of that, and it was just officially announced by Samsung China. The Samsung Hennessy isn’t your ordinary clamshell phone. Yes, it flips shut just like the old school phones did, but the Hennessy sports dual screens and dual sims. It may sound cool, bu...

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Google’s “Gaze” Patent Intended to Track Your Eyes Movement

Google’s “Gaze” Patent Intended to Track Your Eyes Movement We already know that Google is tracking everything you do online, from your shopping habits to where you go, what do you like, where do you live, if you have pets, what are your friends, basically Google is everywhere in your life. The only condition is to use their products, i.e. their omnipotent search engine (which is number 1 in the world by a landslide, despite the privacy issues revealed by the PRISM scandal), their Chrome browser, thei...

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Android Malware Can Infect Users Through Ad Networks

Android Malware Can Infect Users Through Ad Networks Android Malware is back in the news today, and this time it comes courtesy of the folks from the security firm Palo Alto Networks who have found a new flaw via mobile ad networks. Everyone knows what Malware is, and it can be delivered to your Android device in a number of sneaky ways. The latest is through mobile ad networks – you know all those big ads you’re asked to click on while you’re waiting on a level to load in a game? Those ar...

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