Category: Android News


LG G Flex headed to Rogers on April 3

A quick heads-up for folks up in Canada, that LG has today dropped word that Rogers will be exclusively picking up the G Flex. It’ll run you for $ 199.99 on a new, two-year contract when it goes on sale on April 3.

    

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Freemium Rising: Mobile game developers on the ‘freemium’ trend

“I think everybody’s happy with free-to-play for now.” That’s Kyu Lee, founder of Gamevil, a veteran mobile game developer with more than a decade of experience. They’ve been churning out freemium games — free to download and play, but full of in-app purchases — at a solid clip for years now, resulting in plenty of players and a well-known RPG series.

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Deal of the Day: Seidio LEDGER Flip Case for Google Nexus 7 (2013)

This Google Nexus 7 (2013) flip case is a combination of an Italian polyurethane and a cloth-like texture to provide some impact protection while giving your device a snazzy look. When you’re ready to watch movies or browse the web, the LEDGER folds into a personal viewing stand!

The Seidio LEDGER Flip Case is available for just $ 24.95, 38% off today only. Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping!

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Runtastic announces new Hydration feature, revamped app, and more

A new design, new features, and improved functionality are making it to the app, just as the company passes a big milestone.

Runtastic has long been one of the most popular fitness apps across every mobile platform. Today, they’re announcing the new version of their app, as they surpass 70 million downloads!

The new app has been in the works for over a year now, and they are very excited to release all of the new features. Runtastic  [Read More…]

New HTC One supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Last year’s HTC One, the M7, was great in a lot of ways. But charging speeds weren’t exactly its forte. The device arrived just in time to miss out on Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology, which enabled faster charging on some Snapdragon-powered phones. But the new HTC One (M8) is set to enjoy even quicker charging speeds thanks to the device’s support for Quick Charge 2.0. Only thing is, you might have to wait to take full advantage of it.

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Korean carriers defy Samsung and release Galaxy S5 two weeks early

Operators look to avoid government-imposed sales bans around planned April 11 launch window

The Samsung Galaxy S5 went on sale in South Korea today, more than two weeks ahead of the planned global launch date of April 11, as local carriers released the phone early. As we reported a couple of weeks ago, government-imposed sales bans affecting new contracts and upgrades looked set to interfere with GS5 launch plans in the country, after Korean carriers were  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S5 and new Gear wearables priced in India

Samsung has today officially announced its latest Galaxy S5 smartphone and Gear-series wearable devices for India, along with the first details of pricing in the country. While no exact figure is given, the manufacturer reportedly gave a price range of between Rs. 51,000-53,000 ($ 850-880) for its latest flagship. India will reportedly be getting the Exynos 5 Octa version of the GS5, not the Snapdragon 801-powered version heading to many Western markets, when it launches on April 11.

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Vodafone UK offering Android phones on the cheap this weekend

Vodafone UK sends word that it’s reduced the price of three of its older Android smartphones, as part of a promotion running until next Monday, March 31. The deals include the last two Samsung flagships, a couple of weeks out from the global Galaxy S5 launch. The Galaxy S3, previously £170, now costs £119, and the Galaxy S5 falls from £475 to £330. Meanwhile the Vodafone Smart Mini III drops to £52, down from £75.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in Australia, pre-orders start March 27

Samsung has been throwing a little shindig down in Australia where it has officially announced the new Galaxy S5 for launch there. Pre-orders will go live tomorrow, March 27, and an outright purchase will cost $ 929 ahead of launch on April 11. Pre-orders will be taken first in the Samsung Experience Stores in Melbourne and Sydney.

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LG G2 Mini global rollout to begin in April

The G2 Mini will start to roll down the line in just a few shorts weeks. Folks in Russia and other CIS areas will get first crack at the 4.7-inch device (crazy what we call “mini” these days) with the rest of Europe and Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa following close behind. No word on any North America availability, nor were exact dates or pricing given.

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