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Essential apps for every Android user

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As someone who works for one of the big carriers in the US, I run into the same question on an almost daily basis. What apps should I try out and download? This is something that is asked by even those tech-savvy users when they switch from iOS or Windows Phone to Android. This got me thinking, “Why not try to compile a list of  [Read More…]

Hacking Android Wear: What you can do — and if you should do it at all

If it exists, we can hack it — and that includes our Android Wear smartwatches

Android on your wrist is still Android. That means it’s still Linux, and people will want to do more than the simple user interface provides. We get it. We paid for these devices, and some of us want to do whatever we want with them. Abuse them. Misuse them. Hack them within an inch of their lives. Then put them all back  [Read More…]

Sony set to launch the Xperia T3 in Hong Kong on July 14

Hong Kong will be the first market that gets the Xperia T3, as Sony announced that it will be launching the device in the country next week to the equivalent of $ 385 (HK$ 2,998).

Get This Look: Boot up your Android device with your favorite comic book heroes and villains

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You don’t see it often unless you reboot your device all the time, but the boot animation is another place that you can make your Android device your own, especially if your smartphone or tablet is rooted.

This boot animation features all your favorite superheroes and villains, including Batman, Spiderman, Captain America, Ironman, War Machine, Flash, Gambit, Magneto, Red Skull, Dr. Doom and many more.  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: Amzer Shellster with Kickstand for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Made from a smooth and durable polycarbonate, this Galaxy Note 3 Shellster provides excellent drop protection thanks to the thick edging and impact resistant shell. The back features a custom patterned texture that gives you an enhanced grip around your device and a retractable kickstand for convenient viewing.

The Amzer Shellster with Kickstand is available for just $ 9.95, 50% off today only. Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping!

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Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming system to steam it on, you’re out of luck getting the most out  [Read More…]

Child labor allegations surface at a factory contracted by Samsung in China

A new York-based watchdog called China Labor Watch has uncovered at least five cases of child labor at a factory that is contracted by Samsung in China.

Alleged Motorola device shown on video running Android “L”

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Video of an alleged Motorola device running Android “L” leaked, courtesy of TK Tech News. They say the video was sent to them and that they’ll meet their source soon.

The device is wrapped in paper tape and we can’t see much expect for the screen. They claim this is not the Moto X+1 device though, rather some other upcoming Motorola  [Read More…]

UK government set to rush through emergency surveillance legislation

The UK government is looking to reinforce powers of security services to require internet and phone providers to maintain records of customer email and calls. Emergency laws are to be introduced into the Commons next Monday, following private talks and gaining support of both Labour and the Liberal Democrats on the basis that there will be new board to oversee the functioning of new powers. The move is an effort to continue protecting UK citizens from  [Read More…]

Latest LG G Vista leak reveals mid-range specs, LTE connectivity

Leaked with Verizon branding last month, the G Vista is claimed to be a “Lite” version of the G Pro 2. While there hasn’t been any details regarding the specs, the latest leak reveals that the device will feature mid-range hardware.