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New LG G Pad series shown off in promo video, roller skate with it and more

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LG’s new tablet series kicked off in Europe last week with the G Pad 7.0 and now you can get a look at features on all the devices in a promo video released Tuesday.

Aside from showing some absurd and unique ways you can use the devices, such as while roller skating, although we wouldn’t recommend it, or at the  [Read More…]

Get a bit more organized using a Terrain Home launcher [App of the Day]

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There are a lot of launchers in the Android space that you can choose from. Some of the most popular ones are Nova, Smart Launcher, Aviate and Action Launcher. Each of these is unique in its own way, as is the one we’re going to talk about today, Terrain Home: Sidebar & Search.

Terrain Home comes from Samsung’s Accelerator division which is an  [Read More…]

Sunrise calendar adds dates from Evernote, Tripit, and more

The highly polished calendar app Sunrise has been updated to include plug-ins from a bunch of outside web services. At launch, Foursquare was a nice addition, but now Evernote reminders can show up in Sunrise, as well as Tripit information for your next flight, and more niche services like Songkick to see when and where local concerts are happening, and deadline syncing for GitHub and Asana.

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Sprint expanding LTE roaming to more rural and regional carriers

Sprint has signed agreements with 12 carriers to expand the LTE footprint of everybody involved. The dozen carriers, all smaller regional and rural networks, cover 34 million Americans not touched by Sprint’s fledgling LTE network. The roaming agreements will expand Sprint’s LTE coverage into those areas, as well as giving those carriers access to Sprint’s network.

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Apps of the Week: Prime World Defenders, Newsblur, Sould Calibur and more!

As many of us get our weekend World Cup viewing under way, the folks here at Android Central have put together our weekly roundup called Apps of the Week. This isn’t a soccer-themed list, though — we’ve pulled together an app that each of us here at AC have been using in the last week, no matter what it is. That means we get a nice diverse list of games, utilities, media apps and other odds-and-ends.

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Report: Samsung to debut Galaxy Note 4, Gear Glass, and more at IFA

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Samsung will bring its Galaxy Note 4 and some smart wearables to Germany for the annual IFA trade show. According to a report from Korea Times, the successor to the Galaxy Note 3 may have two versions: one with a traditional flat screen and one with a curved display. The former is allegedly aimed at the average consumer while the latter is focused at niche  [Read More…]

Google I/O 2014 app brings schedules, maps, and more

If you’re heading to Google I/O 2014 later this month, you need this app. It has the schedule, it has a map of where everything will be, it lets you build your own schedule, see what people are talking about on Google+ (naturally), and even watch videos from previous I/O events. Google I/O 2014 is even good for those that won’t be heading to San Francisco, with the option to set things up for your remote  [Read More…]

Sega’s Sonic Jump Fever to bring more hedgehog and more vertical this summer

Sega today announced a new title, which will be available this summer on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Sonic Jump Fever is the next instalment in the Sonic Jump series, based on the version released for feature phones back in 2005 and later adapted for smartphones in 2012. Sonic Jump Fever takes the series on a slightly different path with a focus on high scores and competing against friends while on the move.

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Apps of the Week: Hodor Keyboard, Hitman GO, Wikipedia Beta and more!

This marks our first Apps of the Week column for the month of June, and we’re going to kick it off the right way with a great grouping of app picks from each of the folks here at Android Central. We get a great mix of apps coming through here with each Saturday afternoon post, and this week is no exception.

Read along with us and see what apps we’ve all picked this week, and you  [Read More…]

Motorola Alert now works on more phones

As promised, Motorola has brought its Motorola Alert app. The app made its debut on the inexpensive Moto E, and it’s migrated to more of Motorola’s phones — specifically the Moto X and Moto G, which are starting to receive their Android 4.4.3 updates. (The app would mostly work on the Moto G and Moto X before the update, but now everything’s all official-like.)

The Alert app is part emergency locator, part alarm, and part big brother.  [Read More…]