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Monster Strike has enjoyed over 5 million downloads on the Japanese Google Play Store alone, and now players in North America and elsewhere can see what all the fuss is about.

Monster Strike is effectively a marble-flicking game about hitting and eliminating targets that incorporates a lot of RPG elements. Up to four buddies can get cooperatively involved to take on exclusive bosses and and earn shared rewards.

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Verizon begins pre-orders for Sony SmartWatch 3

Verizon on Thursday began taking pre-orders for the Sony SmartWatch 3, and Android Wear-powered smartwatch. Priced $ 250, the device is expected to begin shipping on October 30. The watch will also soon find its way into the Google Play Store where it will be offered alongside other Android Wear products, including those from Samsung, LG,… Read more »

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Google Earth for Android receive its biggest update

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Google has decided to update the famous Google Earth for Android. The app has been around for a long time, and it is one of the most famous applications on the Google Play Store. The latest update is the biggest one so far, as it brings better and smoother 3D rendering technology.

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Well, that didn’t last all that long. It seems most people who requested an invite to the new Inbox app from Google are receiving notifications indicating that they’re into the cool kids club. As the wave of invites rolled out, the @inboxbygmail Twitter account confirmed that they have “left the building” and to check back soon if you weren’t in this wave.

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Accessibility features on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Having a solid set of proper accessibility features on a phone is incredibly important for the small set of people who need them, and Samsung has done a good job of keeping its recent phones accessible for all. The new version of TouchWiz introduced on the Galaxy S5 brought new options and refined the accessibility features on the device, and nearly all of those features have made their way over to the Galaxy Note 4 as  [Read More...]

Amazon just announced its Q3 2014 earnings, showing the largest operating loss in company history of $ 544 million for the quarter. That’s dramatically higher than the $ 25 million operating loss of Q3 2013, despite the fact that net sales were up 20 percent to $ 20.58 billion this quarter. Operating cash flow was also up for the quarter at $ 5.71 billion, but that still is in the shadow of such a large loss.  [Read More...]

Nexus 9 hands-on and first impressions

HTC splits the previous Nexus tablets with an 8.9-incher, while adding a premium feel and internals

It’s been 15 months since the Nexus 7 (2013) was unveiled, and now we have our hands on its successor the Nexus 9. Built by HTC rather than ASUS, the Nexus 9 takes the sleek and modern design we saw on the last round of Nexuses and scales it up to house an 8.9-inch display, while integrating an aluminum frame  [Read More...]

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I can’t think of anything more trivially infuriating than my ear buds being ripped from my ears after getting snagged on a doorknob or crowded subway passenger’s arm. The Feather Buds from TOCCs are a perfect fit for folks looking to cut the cord from their wired earbuds without dropping beaucoup bucks for the Bluetooth upgrade.

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T-Mobile wants its phones, tablets, and devices to work better in your homes and buildings, and to do so it is petitioning the FCC to make that happen. The Un-carrier wants to be able to buy more low-band spectrum to improve in-building coverage in the next FCC auction, and T-Mobile wants the FCC to alter a few rules to help it succeed.

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Google on Thursday announced an update to the Android Wear platform which adds in two noteworthy features. Smartwatches powered by Android Wear will now be able work more independently of smartphones thanks to internal GPS reporting capabilities. Apps such as MyTracks can now track runs and activities without requiring a connected device. Whether you’re training for… Read more »

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