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Samsung Galaxy S4 Replacement Battery (2600mAh) [Accessory of the Day]

Need to replace the battery on your Samsung Galaxy S4? Maybe you like to have a spare one around so you can toss it into a bag for an extended night on the town. Whatever the case, you can scoop one up from Amazon for as little as $ 10.48 today. Discounted 79% off the normal price, it’s one heck of a bargain. Note that this is the real deal from Samsung and not an off-brand replacement.

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Announcing the ‘Weekly Photo Contest: Light and Shadows’ winners!

We gave you the task of taking photos that followed the prompt of “Light and Shadows” this week, and the entries we received hit the nail on the head across the board. We saw dozens of fantastic entries that filled up five full pages in the forums, and it’s unfortunate that we could only pick five winners out of the group.

The winners came out with something a little extra special to be picked this week,  [Read More…]

Motorola further details the Moto 360 smartwatch

Motorola just wrapped up its initial hangout based around the Moto 360, an Android Wear-powered smartwatch. If you didn’t have a chance to check it out, you can look for the video on YouTube.

The event itself was light on hard details and really only served to provide a quick glimpse into the device and its future. With that said, we did glean a few bits of information out of the team.

Asked whether the device would pair with other  [Read More…]

Moto 360 confirmed to work with Android 4.3 and above

Motorola just got done with its Meet Moto 360 hangout and we learned a little more about what makes it tick. In particular, Motorola’s Jim Wicks, confirmed that the Moto 360 will work alongside any Android device that runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and above.

    

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Flappy Bird is returning, but ‘not soon’

There you have it, Flappy Bird developer Dong Nguyen says his beloved game is making a return to app stores. The word comes way of a reply to a tweet just two hours ago. Asked whether he would put the game back into the “App Store”, Nguyen replied, “Yes. But not soon.” It’s unclear whether this means Google Play Store or strictly Apple’s App Store; we suspect it will hit both.

Whereas we were once saddened to see the game  [Read More…]

Motorola Gallery updated to fix some quirky issues, adds new timeline photo view

When Motorola pulled its Gallery app out into the Play Store, we knew that it would mean frequent updates would be coming. The first big update since its release is today, and it brings fixes for a few different issues and a new feature for viewing your photos. There are two main fixes — the app will now remember if you prefer the “album” view for your photos when you re-enter the app, and the notification  [Read More…]

Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to clamp down on data in May

Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are expected to introduce new data restrictions starting in May. According to Wireless Week, both carriers will throttle customers who go above 2.5GB of 3G/4G data per month. If, or when, a user crosses the threshold, the two MVNOs will dial speeds back to 2G, or less than 256kbps.

“This change comes about because of the enormous data usage driven by the increasingly sophisticated smartphones we make available, and the more extensive uses customers are  [Read More…]

Acer C720 Chromebook now available from Google Play in 4 new countries

Availability of the Acer C720 Chromebook from Google Play is expanding outside of the U.S. for the first time since its launch, heading to four new countries as of today. Now Chrombook buyers in the U.K., Canada, France and Germany have a new option for buying the $ 229 / £199 laptop, building on hit-or-miss availability from other retailers like Amazon.

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GDC 2014: Dungeon Link mashes up RPG and puzzle games

Another title we saw from Gamevil at GDC 2014 was Dungeon Link. It takes the tried and true puzzle mechanic of Flow, whereby you trace a line between two same-colored dots without overlapping with other lines, and tosses in a few role-playing mechanics. Instead of simply connecting the two points, players are trying to trace their paths through monsters peppered on the board. Every color represents a character you’ve chosen, each with their own attributes. gear, and  [Read More…]

Sony delivers Android 4.4 KitKat to Xperia Z series smartphones

Sony on Wednesday announced that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is available for the Xperia Z series of smartphones. Specifically, the Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, and Z Ultra can now update to the recent version of Android.

In addition to the standard fare of Android features, Sony has included a few custom enhancements and settings for users.

We’ve added our tweaked Status Bar and Quick Settings… now more intuitive and customisable (and pretty easy on the eye)… cleaned up to  [Read More…]