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AT&T to begin rollout of Sense 6 to HTC One M7 users next week

If you’re rocking AT&T’s version of the HTC One M7 and are eagerly waiting to make the switch to Sense 6, we have some good news. A HTC executive has announced that users AT&T One M7 users will start receiving HTC’s latest UI starting next week.

Deal of the Day: LLOYD Flex Case for HTC One (M7)

Get your Lloyd on! Made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant TPU, this flexible case provides great protection for your HTC One (M7) from day to day use and accidental drops. The back of each case features a large portrait of Lloyd surrounded by a glossy and easy-to-grip exterior.

The LLOYD Flex Case is available for just $ 3.95, 80% off today only. Colors include black, clear, smoke and green.

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Samsung reportedly collaborating with Oculus on VR headset

Earlier last week, it was revealed that Samsung was working on its own VR headset, and that the manufacturer was working on getting its product available to the masses before a consumer version of the Oculus Rift hits stores. A new report from Engadget states that Samsung is in fact seeking Oculus’ help in developing the VR headset. More details after the break.

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HTC Desire 816 with Sprint bands makes a stop at the FCC

A supposed Sprint version of the HTC Desire 816 seems to have popped up at the FCC, indicating that the device may soon make its U.S. debut. The device has appeared at the FCC under model name 0P9C300, with a sketch highly reminiscent of the Desire 816. It’s a CDMA phone with support for LTE bands 25, 26, and 41, indicating compatibility with Sprint’s Spark network.

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Deal of the Day: Seidio LEDGER Flip Case with Metal Kickstand for LG Nexus 5

This LG Nexus 5 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. What’s more is you even have a slot for credit cards on the backside of the front cover. Did this LG Nexus 5 flip case just turn into your new wallet too? Yep.

The Seidio LEDGER Flip Case is available for just $ 21.95, 45% off today only.  [Read More…]

Using Extreme Power Saving Mode on the HTC One M8

What Extreme Power Saving Mode is and how it can help you make the most of your HTC One M8’s battery life

The HTC One M8 may have more than average battery life for a smartphone of its size, but that doesn’t mean we won’t run into situations where we can’t get to a charger and we’re running low on battery life. For that, there’s Extreme Power Saving Mode. This feature can help you conserve as  [Read More…]

LG G3 video walkthrough

An in-depth look at LG’s new flagship smartphone

With the LG G3 all official, announced and in our hands, it’s time to take an in-depth look at this new 5.5-inch, “Quad HD” device in our latest video walkthrough. A quick recap — the G3 boasts an enormous 2560×1440 resolution display, a new textured back panel designed to be less fingerprinty, 2 or 3GB of RAM (and 16 or 32GB of storage with it. There’s also a  [Read More…]

Unannounced Galaxy S5 mini now supported by NNL Fingerprint Passport

The Galaxy S5 Mini has yet to be announced, however it still received a quick mention in today’s update of NNL Fingerprint Passport in the Samsung Apps store. As noted within the “What’s new”, the app Added support for screen rotation and S5 mini.

Coming up at 4 p.m. EDT — it’s the Android Central Podcast!

Holy cow. It’s podcast time already. And for a holiday week, we had a whole lot going on. Consider: The LG G3 event on Tuesday. AT&T unveiled the PadFone X, and we got a look at it. Google’s made its own prototype self-driving car — sans pedals or steering wheel. We reviewed the Playboy Android app.

And that’s just going to be the first half of the show.

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Friday Freebie: Win an Incipio NGP Impact Resistant case for Galaxy S5!

The Incipio NGP Impact Resistant case for the Galaxy S5 is a nice hefty case to keep your new phone protected, and we want to give one away so we can save one more phone from taking a nasty spill on the sidewalk. The case is on sale from ShopAndroid, of course, but we also want to give one away to a lucky reader. All you have to do to win is drop a single comment  [Read More…]