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T-Mobile, as part of its Un-carrier 8.0 initiative, today announced its latest feature, Data Stash. In essence, it’s a rollover account that lets users collect any unused data into a bucket that can be used within a year.

“Can you imagine your gas station siphoning unused gas from your car each month?  [Read More...]

Google today gave word that developers can now use automatic leaderboard tamper protection “to automatically hide suspicious leaderboard scores.” That’ll keep cheaters from seeing their scores shoot to the top faster than they should. (Though obviously my Sky Force 2014 process is legit among my small circle of friends.)

Google notes that tamper protection doesn’t work if you’re using shared iOS or Web implementations, so it’s not perfect. But it’s one more good tool for Google  [Read More...]

Motorola brings holiday cheer with big savings

Motorola is offering up a pretty sweet deal for the holidays. You can currently land some huge savings by purchasing directly from the company’s online store. What kind of savings, you ask? How about $ 50 off purchases of $ 350, or $ 100 off purchases of $ 500 or more.

Nexus 6

While many are still waiting for the initial release of Lollipop on their devices, Nexus owners will be happy to know that the factory images for Android 5.0.1 has been posted on Google’s Developer page for the Nexus 6, Nexus 5, and Nexus 4.

This should mean that the OTA update is around the corner, but for those that don’t want to wait are  [Read More...]

After Xiaomi, it is now the turn of the OnePlus One to face the ire of the Indian authorities, as local vendor Micromax was able to secure an injunction from the Delhi High Court that bans all sales and advertising of the device in India. The issue is due to the Cyanogen branding seen on the back of the OnePlus One, which Micromax mentioned was a violation of its exclusive partnership with the custom ROM vendor  [Read More...]

BioWare’s classic Dungeons and Dragons-based roleplaying game sequel Baldur’s Gate II, first released way back in 2000 for the PC, has finally arrived for Android tablets via the Google Play Store. Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition is now available to download for $ 9.99.

OnePlus One Mini caught on camera


It seems that the company are getting ready for round two as the OnePlus One Mini is caught on camera, triggering speculation that the next device from OnePlus is coming soon.

The leaked image shows off a 5-inch display, as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 8MP camera, and Android 4.4.4.

The price converts to around $ 242, and the device just looks like  [Read More...]

Google announced today that a few new apps have picked up Chromecast support. You can now look forward to slinging music, pictures, and workouts to your big screen from musiXmatch, Lyve, and Fitnet respectively.

After having been listed as coming soon, Google has finally made its Play Store gift cards available in six European countries. The Google Play gift cards are available for shoppers in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, and Sweden. Denominations for the cards vary based on the country; Norway, Denmark, and Sweden carry 150, 250, and 500 Krona cards while the 15, 25, and 50 Euro cards are offered in Belgium, Ireland, and Finland.

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Netflix adds Android Wear support

Netflix announced on its blog on Tuesday a few updates to its Android app, including “Social Recommendations”. However, most exciting is the Android Wear support. Here is what Netflix said on their announcement: First, we’re taking full advantage of the rich Android push notification capabilities to add images and action buttons that let you to… Read more »

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