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In time for the holidays, NVIDIA is rolling a special Bundle in a Bundle promotion for its Shield Tablet. The $ 399 bundle combines the gaming hardware and titles you need to get started and enjoy the full capabilities of the NVIDIA Shield Tablet. The promotion goes into effect tomorrow, December 20, and will run through December 24.

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Google Opinion Rewards, the app that lets your rack up Play Store credit by participating in surveys, has just jumped on the Material Design bandwagon. It’s still a pretty simple app so there wasn’t much to change, but things have flattened out, and the green color of the app’s icon has carried over into the top bar when you’re in the app.

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U.S. carrier T-Mobile has settled charges levied by the FTC and FCC that they charged customers for unwanted services, a settlement that comes to the tune of at least $ 90 million. The practice, known as “cramming”, stemmed from third-party services from “premium SMS” providers for wallpapers, ringtones, horoscopes, celebrity gossip, and more.

ASUS ZenWatch review

From the start, the Android Wear community quickly split into two factions. There are fans of the round watch, a form currently populated only by the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R. Then there’s the square camp, which is everyone else. The original LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live, the Sony SmartWatch 3.

Round? Or square. Both have their merits. The Moto 360 has been nearly universally declared the most attractive of  [Read More...]

Santa Phil Day 5: Win an Amazon Fire TV Stick

It’s the penultimate day of our weeklong giveaway, and today’s prize is on one hand different and not huge, and on the other quite a collector’s item. Up for grabs today is an Amazon Fire TV Stick — think Chromecast(ish), only with Amazon content included (plus other services, of course). And we’ll toss in a rare Android Central mug along with it, just ’cause.

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The SURFACE Case is the perfect Galaxy Note 4 hard cover; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The exterior features a custom soft coating that provides additional grip to help prevent accidental drops. Get yours in black, blue, red or gold today for just $ 18.95

Do you have difficulties parking your vehicle while out and about? If so, Top Gear: Extreme Parking is now available to help out by taking the task of parking and throwing in some ridiculous vehicles, precision skill development and some strange obstacle courses. Co-developed by the team behind popular parking simulator games, Play With Friends, this title is worth the download for those who enjoy wacky experiences.

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Sony is at it again with a new video teaser, this time opting to include numerous references to the number five and lollipops. While this could suggest Sony is looking to announce Lollipop for its consumers, the company has previously spoken about Android updates, but we could also be looking at a quick peek into Sony at CES 2015.

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Gresso has launched a new luxurious line of smartphones, coated in gold and titanium. Usually when we look at these expensive smartphones, we’re taken by just how unattractive the designs are. Luckily, that’s not the case for the Gresso Regal with impressive specifications matching the premium design. But that’s not to say we’re preparing to fork out for one (or two).

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Santa Phil Day 4 — Win an ASUS ZenWatch!

We’ve reached Day 4 of our holiday giveaway, and I’m pretty excited about this one because it’s Android Wear smartwatch I’ve been wearing for the better part of a month now. (Well, not the exact same watch, this one will come still sealed in the box, all nice and new.) I’m talking about the ASUS ZenWatch. Our ZenWatch review will be out tomorrow, but I can easily say that it is of the two best Android  [Read More...]