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Localphone – Cheap International Calls & Texts – $5 Free Credit – Voucher Code LPCDEL14

A Couple of month ago, I was looking for a solution to reduce my international calls and came across a company called Localphone. I had been using SkypeOut and Google Voice which were already really cheap but Localphone to my surprise managed to go even lower and really beats their prices hands down!

Localphone is also offering discounts on a regular basis and  [Read More...]

Mobile Nations Weekly: The Week of Windows

This week was Windows Week.

This time of year it seems like everybody in the tech industry is taking turns claiming all of the news coverage for a week, and this week was all about Windows 10. Microsoft dominated the news cycle with the announcement of a pair of new Windows Phones, the Surface Pro 4 tablet, and the surprise 2-in-1 Surface Book.

If the Windowstravaganza wasn’t your thing, this week also saw the release of  [Read More...]

In today’s day and age, having all of your technological devices with you is becoming easier and easier. Partially due to the fact that our devices are becoming slimmer and lighter, but also because of the bags and cases that we can carry everything we need with us.

There are a lot of different options out there that help you take your tech life with you at all times, from backpacks, to messenger bags, and even a backpack that has a  [Read More...]

Galaxy S6 skin cases are only $3.95 today

Made of a durable TPU, these Amzer Skin Cases feature both a smooth matte finish and glossy edging for an enhanced grip. They’re also highly resistant to oils, corrosion, and abrasions. Grab one in black or blue and save 60%

Finally after being on Android 5.0.1 for many months, the AT&T Note Edge and Note 4 are now receiving Android 5.1. I can confirm this information as I just downloaded and installed the latest update on my own personal Galaxy Note Edge from AT&T.

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Both of the Samsung Note devices were announced in Sept. 2014, and released a month later in October.  [Read More...]

Sundar Pichai has made his first big personnel moves since taking over the helm as new CEO of Google, promoting three vice-presidents to higher roles in the company. Perhaps most importantly to those who read Android Central, Hiroshi Lockheimer is moving up from VP of Android to senior VP of Android, Chrome OS and Chromecast. Pichai knows that role well, as he previously led Android and Chrome OS before moving to head of products and then CEO.

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Hulu is ready to make its first steps into VR territory starting in November. It was previously announce that Hulu would be coming to the Samsung Gear VR headset this fall, but Hulu’s head of distribution, Tim Connolly, has now confirmed the app will launch alongside the new Gear VR headset in November.

With Halloween just a few short weeks away all things spooky are coming out of the woodwork. That’s true on your Smartwatch as well with Spooky Pumpkin Smash on Android Wear. This fun matching style games has tons of options, and involves matching up and subsequently smashing pumpkins. Besides who doesn’t want to smash some pumpkins without having to worry about the mess?

Let’s take a look.

Spooky House Pumpkin Smash is a fun  [Read More...]

Android Central 257: With or without permission

Android 6.0 is now available on Nexus devices, and we’ve been getting deep inside the release builds to see what’s what. And that means fun with runtime permissions! It also means fun with doze, and other fun things. So if you’ve got questions about what to expect in Android 6.0, you don’t want to miss this podcast.

Plus, we’ve got some more great voicemails to answer.

And if you haven’t entered our Opera  [Read More...]

The popular password management company LastPass has been acquired by LogMeIn. The deal, which was announced by LastPass on its blog, is now complete.

The problem and future of App Store Optimization

Whenever you go to the Play Store (or App Store, or Windows Store, or whatever store you use) and search for something, the store goes though multiple algorithms to determine exactly what apps to show you, and it does it so fast, you don’t even know it’s happening. But when you stop to think about it, what exactly are those algorithms searching for when they are looking for your perfect app?

I recently got the chance to talk to Gareth  [Read More...]