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  • Opinion: Make your Galaxy S4 more like stock Android, without rooting

    The moment Google announced the Google Play edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4, you could almost hear the buyer's remorse from millions of people who had already picked up the regular version of the handset. Not only is the Google Play edition of the phone free from bloatware, but it also benefits from timely updates similar to Google's line of Nexus devices. Suddenly, that pricey new phone you signed a 2-year contract for isn't looking as lustrous as when you first got it.

  • News: Twitter banishes annoying blue dot with direct message syncing

    It haunts you, that blue dot next to the Me tab when you sign in to Twitter. It follows you from the app to your desktop, then from your desktop to the mobile site, across devices. The dot signifies an unread direct message is waiting for you, but Twitter doesn't recognize when you've read a message on another device--until now.

  • News: Simple mobile file sharing grows up: Meet the new wave of phone-to-phone apps

    It's 2013, and we carry little computers in our pockets everywhere we go. We live in a world that's more connected and social than ever before. But, inexplicably, we still can't use our smartphones to share our data, files, and memories with each other easily and seamlessly without using email or some type of formal cloud service like Google Drive or Microsoft's SkyDrive.

  • News: TalkTalk launches £10 smartphone and tablet deal

    TalkTalk Mobile has announced a new deal offering customers a smartphone and a tablet for £10 per month.

  • News: Sony unveils My Xperia phone-finder, fills Google service gap

    Another Android phone maker is bundling a phone-finder and remote data wipe service instead of waiting for a universal solution from Google.

  • News: How customizable can the Moto X possibly be?

    Update: ABC News reports that customization options will be purely cosmetic, letting customers choose the colors, custom engraving, and personalized wallpaper.

  • News: Ads for coming Moto X focus on user 'freedom to design' own unique smartphone

    Motorola today began promoting its highly-anticipated Moto X smartphone in newspaper ads and on its Web site

  • Opinion: NOOK HD+ available for just £149

    Simply, it's the best full-sized tablet you can buy for under £150. The Barnes & Noble NOOK HD+ with 16GB storage is now available for just £149.

  • News: Motorola teases Moto X, the smartphone 'designed by you'

    File under "could be something huger than huge... or could be simple marketing and nothing more": Motorola, now of course under Google's corporate umbrella, is taking out a full-page ad this Wednesday in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and good old USA Today to brag about how the Moto X smartphone is being manufactured in America--and "designed by you," whatever that might mean.

  • News: New Nexus 7 release date and specs

    Asus has revealed a new version of the Nexus 7 tablet will be launch before the end of July.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to launch in September

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 smartphone will be launch at an Unpacked event in September.

  • News: Mozilla's Firefox OS smartphones do matter -- to developers and buyers

    Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich described keen interest shown by 8 million Web developers in the Firefox OS, and said that 20-plus smartphone makers and wireless carriers plan to sell devices running the OS to first-time buyers globally, initially in markets where low-cost phones are in demand.

  • Opinion: No waiting rooms, no copay: 6 apps to get a doctor's advice

    The last time I saw my doctor, I arrived about 12 minutes early for my appointment. She arrived 22 minutes late, to find me waiting outside of her locked office. Which means I'd been there for over half an hour before I even saw the waiting room. Now, I appreciate the test of both my patience and my blood pressure, but it seriously cannot continue to take me three hours to get a prescription filled. In the wise words of Sweet Brown: Ain't nobody got time for that.

  • News: Mobile by Sainsbury's coming via Vodafone

    Sainsbury's has announced that it will launch its own mobile network using Vodafone's infrastructure.

  • News: Microsoft's 'MoodScope' phone software senses your mood

    Your phone is there, always watching. It's your life companion, according to one manufacturer. So shouldn't it be able to tell your mood, too? Microsoft thinks so.

  • News: Researchers turn Android phone into Agent 007 tool

    Kindsight proof-of-concept said to be ideal tool 'to launch an insider attack against a corporate network or government network'

  • News: Activity tracker Basis knows everything about your body

    Sometimes it doesn't matter how many workout apps, protein shake recipes, or Nike+ FuelBands you have--it can seem like you just don't really know how well your training is going. Sure, your Fitbit can tell you how many miles you ran last week, but it can't share, say, how well your blood was flowing during those runs. Basis claims it's developed a wearable activity tracker that is much more than just a high-tech pedometer.

  • How-Tos: How to use Google Keep

    We explain how to use Keep, Google’s new note-taking app which allows Android users to quickly make text, photo, or voice notes and synch them to their Google Drive account.

  • News: Facebook makes us all QA testers, launches beta channel for its Android app

    Calling all beta-testers! At an engineer roundtable Thursday, Facebook announced it was opening up a beta channel for its primary Android app. Signing up for the beta program gives you access to early builds of the Android Facebook app, so you can check out upcoming features before they're officially released.

  • News: Google to make Android games console

    Google is reportedly developing its own Android-powered games console to rival an upcoming Apple launch.



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