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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 3 accessories

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 …

Gear & Gadgets

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.<p>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 …


Android 4.3 hidden feature lets you tap into app permissions

A hidden feature called App Ops in Google's latest OS update allows you to turn off certain permissions for your apps, says Android Police.<p>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 …


Get a solar-powered mobile device charger for $19.99

This slim, lightweight panel can hang off your bag or backpack, capturing the sun's plentiful rays for endless on-the-go power.<p>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 …

Mobile Devices

First Key Lime Pie builds begin popping up?

A Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 are reportedly found to be running a new KRS36B build of the Android platform.<p>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) …

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