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Microsoft drops patent suit against Kyocera over technologies in its Android phones

Microsoft announced today that it has struck a deal with Kyocera to expand their patent licensing agreement, putting an end to a patent infringement suit that Microsoft brought against Kyocera earlier this year over technologies used in its Android phones.

Amazon drops pricing of the Nexus Player from $99 to $69

Last week, we saw Google slash the pricing of the Nexus Player from the original price of $ 99 to $ 79, when purchased through the Google Play Store. There were speculations to whether Google was gearing up to release a new version of the streaming device at Google I/O 2015. Well that rumor never came to fruition, so we were left just assuming that Google was just trying to give a little sales boost.

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Recent price drops for Boost Mobile

Is it time for a new smartphone for you or someone you know? We’re here to help you out in whatever way possible. Be it in the form of covering major announcements, creating buyer’s guides or something else, we aim to please.

Today we’re compiling a list of devices that have been discounted in the last few days. Specifically, we’re looking at Boost Mobile. We have been keeping our eyes open, bouncing around between the official carrier sites, Amazon, and  [Read More…]

Virgin Mobile USA increases data and drops prices on its Data Done Right plans

Virgin Mobile USA will soon launch new single and multi-line Data Done Right plans, offering more data for less.

Virgin Mobile will soon offer new options for their Data Done Right Plans. Starting May 16, customers will be able to get more data, while some plans will also see their prices drop by as much as $ 5 per month, for both single and multi-line plans.

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Comcast drops $45 billion merger deal with Time Warner Cable

Following yesterday’s report, Comcast has pulled out of talks to merge with rival Time Warner Cable, announcing today the company has terminated all agreements. The deal is off.

Comcast originally announced the deal to merge with TWC back in 2014, which was valued at $ 45.2 billion in stock. The merge was met with criticism from not only the general public but government officials (namely the FCC) too. Today, the merge finally caved in, with Comcast  [Read More…]

Microsoft drops the preview tag from its Outlook for Android app

Microsoft has removed the preview tag from the company’s Outlook app for Android. This latest release also bundles minor improvements to bolster the official email offering from Redmond.

Samsung drops even more Galaxy S6 teasers — are you not teased?

With a week to go before its latest flagship — the Galaxy S6 — is officially announced, Samsung is giving us a few more glimpses into the next big Galaxy thing.

If there as every any doubt that we’re going to see more metal in the Galaxy S6, Samsung’s latest teaser pretty much puts that to rest. “Tomorrow, metals will flow,” the latest video croons. “Beauty will be powerful. Borders will disappear.  [Read More…]

Nokia updates HERE Maps for Android with new features and drops the ‘beta’ label

Nokia has not only launched a big update for its HERE maps app for Android in the Google Play Store, it’s also ditching the ‘beta’ label as it feels the app is “mature and stable enough to stand as a full production release.” The update also brings a number of new features and improvements.

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Verizon Moto X (2013) 32GB Developer Edition drops to just $199.99 on Amazon

We stand at the nexus of affordability, openness, Motorola, and Verizon: the 32GB Moto X (2013) Developer Edition has dropped to a mere $ 199.99 sans-contract on Verizon, at least when purchased through Amazon. This is last year’s model of the Moto X, but it’s still no slouch. For your two Benjamins you get a compact and ergonomic phone that supports Big Red’s LTE, plus it comes with an unlocked bootloader.

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KitKat now running on one-third of active devices, Jelly Bean share drops under 50 percent

Google has released its monthly report on what version of Android active devices are running, showing small movements across the board. KitKat has passed the milestone of now running on one-third of all active devices, with 33.9 percent total share, up from 30.2 last month. Jelly Bean collectively has dropped under the 50 percent mark to 48.7, down from 50.8 last month.

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