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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 : Accessories buying guide

Building on the popularity of the Galaxy Note 2, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been yet another success story for the South Korean company, with 5 million units being shipped in the first month since launch. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 offers the optimal display size for anyone looking to avoid …

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in August.<p>The announcement plays as a 1-2 punch from Google, which launched a tailored Google Play store …

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Android 4.3 hidden feature lets you tap into app permissions

Android users can now control the permissions granted to their apps, courtesy of the latest flavor of Jelly Bean.<p>Available only in Android 4.3, a hidden feature known as App Ops displays the various permissions granted to different apps, according to blog site Android Police. For example, the …

Get a solar-powered mobile device charger for $19.99

If you're always on the go, you know the importance of bringing supplemental power for your mobile devices. After all, a dead smartphone doesn't do you a lot of good.<p>There's just one problem with mobile chargers: You have to keep <i>them</i> charged, which not only adds extra hassle but also limits their …

First Key Lime Pie builds begin popping up?

The first signs of a new Key Lime Pie build of Android have surfaced, albeit in a somewhat unconventional manner.<p>A user in the Chromium bug tracker (Chromium is Chrome's open source backbone) recently reported running tests on a variety of mobile devices. Among them, a Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 were …