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Hail to the King, Make That Monkey King!

Hail to the King, Make That Monkey King! I bet you never heard about THL and their Monkey King prior to reading this. Because, sure as Hell, I didn't, and I spend most of my life on the internet, scouting for gadgets and tech news. Also, I'm not too thrilled about monkeys, they seem creepy and dirty, not to be trusted. To be honest, I don't have much respect for Chinese companies, and THL is, as you might have guessed, a Chinese/Taiwanese(basically, the same thing) company. Regardl...

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Nikon Going for Android Smartphones?

Nikon Going for Android Smartphones? I'm not sure about you, but all my friends, myself included, are using their smart/dumb phones when it comes to taking pictures or videos on the go, not a DSLR from Nikon or the like. This is going on for some time now, I can't even remember the last time I wished for a dedicated camera. In my humble opinion, dedicated cameras are becoming more and more obsolete. Who needs a DSLR for taking cat pictures and uploading them to Facebook anyway? I...

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Monster Galaxy Note 2 has 288GB of storage, 9300mAh battery, dual SIM support

Monster Galaxy Note 2 has 288GB of storage, 9300mAh battery, dual SIM support Custom Galaxy Note 2: 288GB storage, 9300mAh battery case | Image credit: xda-developers A custom dual SIM Galaxy Note 2 model packs a lot more memory and battery life than your average supersized smartphone, although such features come with a high-cost and can affect the looks of the device. While smartphone makers are constantly trying to make devices But once he replaced the 8500mAh battery pack with the ZeroLemon model, he automatically ...

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How the Motorola X Phone could change things

How the Motorola X Phone could change things The X Phone is coming, and we know what it will be: mid-range, with some interesting nuances. The hardware won’t blow us away, but some of the new features might. We’re all reading about an “always on” feature for voice search, and of course the customization is a hot topic. Assembled in the US is nice for jobs, but does it matter to consumers? Google is making a concentrated effort to improve their contextual awareness of us, which coul...

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Purported Motorola Droid Ultra press image leaked ahead of announcement

Purported Motorola Droid Ultra press image leaked ahead of announcement After having recently been spotted in reportedly leaked photos, the Motorola Droid Ultra is now the star of a purported press image. Unsurprisingly, the picture comes from known leakster @evleaks (image below), who presented a similar press photo for the new Motorola Droid Maxx just a few days ago. As you can see, the image is fairly similar to the white Droid Ultra leak we saw the other days, and chances are it’s showing the real thing, altho...

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Huawei Ascend P6 now available in the UK

Huawei Ascend P6 now available in the UK Huawei might not be the most popular smartphone brand, but it is still a solid choice. Even better, you usually get reasonably capable specs for considerably less than the competition. With that in mind, consumers in the UK can now get their hands on Huawei’s latest flagship, the Ascend P6. The phone officially touched down last Friday, bringing with it an incredibly thin 6.18mm form factor, a 4.7-inch 720p display and a Huawei K3V2 1.5GHz qu...

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Nikon says it’s feeling the pressure from smartphones, could be working on a “non-camera” product

Nikon says it’s feeling the pressure from smartphones, could be working on a “non-camera” product I’m sure many of you, like me, have been using your smartphone as your primary method of capturing snaps for quite a while. But it seems that Nikon is a bit slow on the ball, as the company has finally woken up to the realization that an 8 megapixel smartphone is a clear preference over a point and shoot camera for the casual consumer. President Makoto Kimura told Bloomberg that the number of people dropping compact shooters in favor of smar...

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In the market for a new Android tablet? Here are some devices worth waiting for

In the market for a new Android tablet? Here are some devices worth waiting for Has your Nexus 7 fallen in love with the concrete? Are you looking to replace that old Galaxy Tab? Looking to get in on the wonderful world of Android tablets? Making as big a decision as this can become confusing and if you want to make an educated decision on what tablet to buy, you’ll need to know what’s coming up in the next few months and decide whether they are worth waiting for. Otherwise you might just be caught out with the dreaded ...

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PSA: Sprint changed their ToS. You have until July 31 to get out of your contract free of charge.

PSA: Sprint changed their ToS. You have until July 31 to get out of your contract free of charge. Sprint is buying Clearwire, and merging with SoftBank. Any time there is a shift in the way a company does business, they often have to change their Terms of Service. While that may seem trivial to you, it also represents a way out of a contract you’re not happy with — free of charge. Free?! No early termination fee? That’s right, friends, a change in your Terms of Service often lets you escape those obnoxious early termination fees al...

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CyanogenMod’s download site gets a much needed makeover

CyanogenMod’s download site gets a much needed makeover CM’s old page. CyanogenMod has been all over the news lately. New builds for new devices are coming out all the time, and they’re even doing their part to boost mobile security. However, one that hasn’t been new in a long time is their ROM download portal. It’s been around a long time and if there’s anything left in CyanogenMod that needed a makeover, it is the download portal. Even the CM Team called navigating the ...

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Lenovo launches a new range of budget friendly tablets

Lenovo launches a new range of budget friendly tablets If the recently released Galaxy Tab 3 series is a little out of your price range, perhaps Levono’s new line-up of mid-range / budget tablets will suit your needs. The range was released without so much as a whisper from Lenovo, but the pricing and specs could well be right on point. Lenovo has released three tablets, the A1000 being the most budget orientated, the A3000 offering a little more in the processing department, with the S6000 toppin...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 finally arrives to C Spire and MetroPCS

Samsung Galaxy S4 finally arrives to C Spire and MetroPCS In the United States, cellular carriers seem to have a specific pecking order that dictates when cross-carrier flagship devices rollout to their network. AT&T often seems to get first dibs, followed closely by either Sprint or T-Mobile. Despite Verizon’s dominance, Big Red is often the last of the big carriers. Than comes U.S. Cellular, Cricket and finally the even smaller carriers and MVNOs. That’s pretty much how the Samsung Galaxy S4...

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Is that a Monkey King in your pocket?!

Is that a Monkey King in your pocket?! PCPOP The all new ‘Monkey King’ from THL. You’ve probably never heard of ThL, but after today, you may not forget them. The Chinese mobile device maker has introduced a new phone with some impressive specs, and an even more impressive name. In regard to those internals, the standout feature is a 13MP front-facing camera, for those self-conscious “selfie” takers out there. Couple that with a 13MP rear-facing camera, and this on...

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Crazy rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to ship with four different models?

Crazy rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to ship with four different models? The Galaxy Note 3 has been a bit on an enigma so far, but this latest rumor is perhaps the most bizarre yet. According to the Korean site ETNews, Samsung is planning to launch four different versions of the Galaxy Note 3, but the differences appear to be quite subtle. Supposedly, the top of the line Note 3 will be a limited edition model built from high quality materials, and will feature a 13 megapixel camera and one of Samsung’s unbreakable ...

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Privacy, schmivacy. Cell phone carriers givin' it up to advertisers.

Privacy, schmivacy. Cell phone carriers givin' it up to advertisers. The four major cell phone networks in the USA are looking to sell your user specs to advertisers, Tech Crunch reports. That is, the ones who don't already. AT&T now wants to take your browsing history, location data, and online habits and get on the bandwagon pioneered by Facebook and Google. Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are apparently already in on the current fashion for making even more money off the people that already pay for their ...

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Acer Iconia B1 Review

Acer Iconia B1 Review The Android-powered tablet market is a vast one - just like the smartphone segment, it comes in a wide range of devices to choose from, where you can begin with the entry level segment and really go all the way with the high end market. With the Acer Iconia B1, we are looking at an entry level tablet that will cost under the £100 mark, where certain retailers might even shave the price all the way to £70, depending on where you look. ...

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Who will get the third place? LG, Sony, and Huawei duke it out

Who will get the third place? LG, Sony, and Huawei duke it out Credit: Gold medal/Shutterstock We are at a point in the mobile industry where the battle for the third place has become more interesting than the competition for the first position in the world market. Samsung and Apple are clearly ahead of the pack, and it’s hard to believe that anyone could disrupt their leadership in the next year or so. But behind Samsung and Apple, several players vie for the third place, and potentially, the chance to ...

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HTC One Android 4.2.2 update goes live in the UK, Asia to follow later this week

HTC One Android 4.2.2 update goes live in the UK, Asia to follow later this week HTC has been rolling out the Android 4.2.2 update for its One handset over the past few days. The update went live in Taiwan last week, followed by mainland Europe a couple of days ago, and today the update has arrived on the shores of the UK. The update is now available OTA, but make sure that you have stable WiFi connection, as the update comes in at a hefty 417MB. In a few instances, HTC One owners might also have to install a small bug fix b...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 now on sale in the US

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 now on sale in the US Here’s the moment that I’m sure many of you have been waiting for, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 line-up is now on sale in the US, so here are all the juicy pricing details for Samsung’s latest 7, 8, and 10.1 inch tablets. The official Samsung website lists the Galaxy Tab 3 7 inch version at $199.99, which comes with a 1024...

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Inside AndroidPIT: an Interview with Liliana Rosa

Inside AndroidPIT: an Interview with Liliana Rosa Did you ever find yourself wondering who is behind AndroidPIT, this Berlin-based international online platform that loves and focuses on the Android and smartphone ecosystem? The website is responsive and intuitive, the features and controls are spot-on and it's easy to navigate. But why? Well, it's because of the women and men that are hard at work in the background, delivering awesomeness in a great team atmosphere that many have come...

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More LG G2 photos leak – show off the button-less sides

More LG G2 photos leak – show off the button-less sides The successor to the LG Optimus G, the LG G2, has been caught in a few snapshots already, but it seemed like the sides of the smartphone were a little camera shy. Techtastic has leaked what is apparently the left side of the LG G2 and since the volume buttons have been moved to the back, we are looking at a button-less side and an overall sleek and thin device. Granted it isn’t the best quality picture we’ve ever seen, but it’s still a lo...

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HTC One Glamour Red looks sexy in first hands-on video

HTC One Glamour Red looks sexy in first hands-on video Credit: BestBoyz When HTC officially announced the Glamour Red edition of the One, I was a bit skeptical about the color, which, at least in the press shots, was too intense for my taste. Now the folks from German tech site BestBoyz produced what is likely the first hands-on video of the HTC One Glamour Red, giving us a better idea of how the device will actually look and feel. The video is in German, so you may not be able to get much info out ...

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Facebook gets even creepier with Graph Search function released today.

Facebook gets even creepier with Graph Search function released today. As if Facebook didn't let you be creepy enough already, now the social networking giant has added a new feature that allows you to compile stats on your friends. Graph Searchttp://www.androidpit.com/tips-tricks-10-ways-to-safeguard-your-privacyh, which was rolled out to some users in a beta version months ago, is now being rolled out for North American users. Graph Search ostensibly lets you run queries on the data included in you and your f...

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The G2 is indeed coming on August 7, LG reminds us in teaser video

The G2 is indeed coming on August 7, LG reminds us in teaser video At this point, we’re absolutely positive that the purpose of LG’s August 7 New York event is the launch of the successor to the Optimus G. The G2 (LG is reportedly dropping the “Optimus” brand for its high end devices) will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor and will be the first smartphone to feature 3GB of RAM, at least in the Korean version. But what will make the G2 really stand out will be the unique button setup, with the vol...

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Rumor: Moto X phone to offer “pure Android” experience, “fast” upgrades and Clear Pixel camera

Rumor: Moto X phone to offer “pure Android” experience, “fast” upgrades and Clear Pixel camera A new set of Moto X phone rumors seems to reveal more information about the upcoming flagship Motorola smartphone, this time detailing Android updates and main camera. Android and Me’s Taylor Wimberly is the person behind the new rumors, the same source that has offered various details about the Moto X so far, many of them accurate. Wimberly took to Google+ again to share information about the Moto X. First he mentioned the camera: Moto X will...

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Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean For HTC One

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean For HTC One Word has it that the HTC One has finally received the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update, which is in line with the rumors that we heard of at the end of last month. This particular update weighs in at slightly more than 400MB, and will be made available to carrier-free HTC One smartphones worldwide. If you haven't yet received your update, being patient would be a good idea. Needless to say, the HTC One Android 4.2.2 update will bring with it a sle...

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Skype For Android Lockscreen Bypass

Skype For Android Lockscreen Bypass When it comes to the digital world, you can say that there are no guarantees in terms of security, although certain measures and best practices can be applied to minimize the risk of a security breach. Users who love to Skype over their Android-powered devices might want to take note that there is the very real danger of someone bypassing your Android device's lockscreen through a security loophole found in Skype for Android. Skype for Android...

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Get Android 4.2.2 On Your PC In 10 Steps

Get Android 4.2.2 On Your PC In 10 Steps Did you know that you could run Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 software on your actual PC. Learn2crack has made an easy tutorial which allows users to install the mobile operating system on your PC and tweak it, install apps and do basically whatever you want with it. Please note though that proceeding to do this is at your own risk. Cop Android 4.2.2 on your PC / ...

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