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Accessory of the Day: Nexus 5 case and screen protector $8.99

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It’s always nice to add the peace of mind that comes from securing your device with a protective housing. This Nexus 5 case from Spigen has a non-slip texture thanks to its soft feel coating. Sporting a thin profile and 4 layer screen protector, this is a steal at $ 8.99 (Prime eligible). Have you seen… Read more »

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha now available for pre-order in the UK!

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available for pre-order in the UK, ahead of the smartphone’s expected launch of September 10th. The Carphone Warehouse joins EE, Phones 4u and Clove by kicking off the ability to pre-order the new smartphone.

Download the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 qHD wallpaper

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The Galaxy Note 4 is expected to be released by Samsung at their event in Berlin, but if you can’t wait for the device in the flesh, then here’s the Note 4 wallpaper in qHD resolution for your enjoyment. The full-sized image weighs in at a whopping 17MB, which can be downloaded directly here, but… Read more »

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 with super-thin bezels spotted in the wild

If Huawei’s latest teaser video alluding to the Ascend Mate 7 hasn’t captured your attention, how about a few leaked photos of the device itself? Scheduled for an official unveil next week at the IFA, the third generation Ascend Mate is rumored to offer a 6-inch full-HD screen, octa-core Kirin 920 SoC and a 13 MP camera.

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Sony’s IFA teaser video hints at Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, wants you to demand great things

[custom: ifa2014] With IFA less than a week away, Sony has shared a new teaser video highlighting key features that will be included in its upcoming Xperia devices. Along with the oft-rumored Xperia Z3, Sony is set to unveil the Xperia Z3 Tablet and an 8-inch Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, which was accidentally mentioned on Sony’s website yesterday. In one of the frames in the teaser video, we can see three devices outlined – one smartphone and two tablets  [Read More…]

Developers deserve the ultimate Nexus phone

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Each annual Nexus phone gives us a refreshed software experience that us Android nerds crave, but the amazing software isn’t usually backed up by the most amazing hardware. Each phone seems to bring us one or two really high-end hardware features, but then sacrifice something important. I want to start with the third phone in… Read more »

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Pandora Google Glass app lets users stream music to their eyewear

Google has added support for the Pandora Internet radio service to Google Glass, enabling current owners to access streaming music and listen to it on their eyewear via a newly released MyGlass app.

Nova Launcher gets updated with new drawer animations in version 3.1 (out of beta)

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Nova Launcher is one of the best and most popular launchers out there. It’s full of customization, updated regularly and runs as smooth as butter. Beta version of the app got updated about a week ago and is now out of beta. What’s new? Here’s the changelog: Drawer animations / transitions: Circle (not compatible with… Read more »

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Sonic CD and Super Monkey Ball added to Humble Sega Mobile Bundle

Sega has added two more games, Sonic CD and Super Monkey Ball, to the six previous titles that are included in the Android-based Humble Sega Mobile Bundle, making an already terrific deal on a group of games even better.

Sony website slip mentions upcoming Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Yet another mention of the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has slipped out leading up to IFA. This time it’s dab smack on Sony’s existing Xperia Z2 tablet product page under the Screen section. It explains how “with IPS technology, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact offers an improved viewing angle. So you get super sharp images and accurate colours, no matter which angle you’re looking at your device from.”

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