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[Deal Alert] HooToo TripMate Wireless N Portable Travel Router (5200mAh Battery And USB Storage) Down To $39.99 ($10 Off)

As a technology obsessed individual (hey, you're the one reading an Android blog), you probably take things like external batteries and travel …

Samsung Releases Kernel Source For Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 (SM-P900)

The new Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 might be really expensive, but you know what isn't? The kernel source. That's available for download on Samsung's …

Facebook Lookback videos versus Google+ Year-in-Review

So who did it better? Google Year-in-Review, or Facebook Lookback?<p>Facebook is lousy with Lookback videos this week. To celebrate its 10th birthday, …

Firefox for touch screens goes to beta

Firefox fans may not have felt like this week's update to the stable version delivered much, but there's much more to get excited about if you've got a Windows 8 touch screen and are comfortable using Firefox Beta.<p>Firefox 28 Beta for Windows 8 and 8.1 "Metro" mode debuted Thursday and offers a …

Software

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LG G2 Android 4.4.2 update rolling out in Korea, brings ART support

Android 4.2.2 has begun to roll out to the LG G2 in Korea, this according to an anonymous tipster over at <i>Phone Arena</i>. The update was originally expected by the end of January in Korea, but rolling out almost a week late should not set LG back too far in rolling out this update to G2 phones around …

Google's $3.2 billion offer for Nest labs is approved by the FTC

Google’s offer to acquire Nest Labs, the hardware company behind the popular Nest internet connected home thermostat, has been given the official seal of approval by the Federal Trade Commission. The purchase gives Nest Labs’s shareholders $3.2 Billion in cash.<p>We expect that Google will keep Nest …

Android News

CyanogenMod 11 nightlies land on Xperia Z, Ultra, Galaxy S3, and more

Development of the mighty CyanogenMod ROM marches on, but January must have been a particularly busy month for the developers. A huge number of devices have had their builds updated to nightly versions of CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4) since the start of the year.<p>Over the past week, even more …

First look at the refined Sense 6 coming on the HTC M8

A purported screenshot of the homescreen of the upcoming HTC M8 shows on-screen buttons, a familiar look, and a few design tweaks.<p>We’ve already had a pretty good idea about the hardware and physical appearance of the HTC M8 (i.e.: “strikingly similar” to the HTC One), but now we’ve got our first …

5 Android apps you can't miss this week - [Google Play Weekly - Sochi 2014 edition]

As always it’s been an exciting week in the Google Play Store. To start, the Chrome SDK has finally been made public so app developers have been fervently working to get their app to support Chrome. This includes AllCast by Koush, which gets the Chrome support back after losing it last summer. The …

Apps

Samsung launches new Black Edition Galaxy S4 and S4 Mini

Samsung is aiming to be more stylish with the latest twist on its Galaxy S4 phones.<p>The new Black Edition of the S4 and its S4 Mini counterpart come with a faux-leather textured back cover and bezel. Riffing on the same theme, the power adapter, data cable, and headphones are black as is the product …

Galaxy S4

Deal of the Day: Qmadix S Series Cover for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 | Android Central

This Note 3 hard case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell and a shock absorbent TPU underneath for double the protection against impacts. Best …

Samsung Officially Introduces The 'Black Edition' Note 3-Style Galaxy S4 And S4 Mini

The Galaxy S4 is nearly a year old now, but that doesn't mean Samsung's done releasing new variations of it. Today the company has officially …

Lytro adds 3D viewing to its photos

Despite a dearth of updates for its signature hardware, Lytro is still bent on pushing on its Light Field camera technology. Today the company has introduced Lytro 3D, a software update that allows users to view all the photos they've taken with the device in 3D. The camera is also now available in …

Nokia announces the Lumia 1320

The Nokia Lumia 1320 has a 6-inch display, but running at 768x1020 versus 1080p found on the Lumia 1520. It’s also powered by a dual-core processor …

Taking Advantage of Large

Nokia recently announced a pair of 6-inch Windows Phone devices: the Lumia 1520 and the Lumia 1320. To support these new devices, Windows Phone 8 GDR …

Nokia announces the Lumia 1520, a 6-inch display with full 1080p display

It’s finally here. Nokia World 2013 is in full swing and the expected has finally happened. Nokia has announced the Lumia 1520, a device with many …

Publish your apps now to take advantage of the biggest holiday season yet

With just a few days remaining before the holidays, I wanted to reach out to remind the developer community of the new Windows Store and Windows …

Best free Windows Phone indie games for January 2014

New year, new list of great games from our expanding universe of independent developers. This month I’m spotlighting five free titles (for those who …

Microsoft updates Preview for Developers on Windows Phone

What’s new in this update to Preview for Developers? Unfortunately there’s no changelog in the app description. So we’re left to speculate and see if …

Windows Phone

Windows Phone reportedly grabs 104% Year-over-Year increase for 2013

There’s no question about it really, Windows Phone is the mobile operating system in third place. Ahead of it are Android and iOS. Android is at the …