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Google Makes Its Waze Acquisition Official, Mapping Apps To Remain Separate For Now

This weekend the tech world was abuzz with rumors that Google had purchased Israeli mapping and navigation software maker Waze for a sum of over a …

New Google Glass video highlights voice search interface

Google released a new video yesterday showing some examples of real life uses for their Glass devices. Many people have been focusing on issues …

AT&T announces new 4G LTE markets

AT&T issued a series of press releases today announcing new and expanded 4G LTE markets. The new or expanded locations include:<p>Cortland, NY<br>• Seneca …

Galaxy S4 upsets iPhone 5 in our brutal destruction test (video)

The iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 -- two sparkling smartphones at the top of their game. But which mobile is tougher? That's what our in-depth and brutal destruction video aims to discover. Hit play on the clip above to witness the world's greatest mobiles drowned, scratched, dropped, and …

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Press RSS Reader Updated To Version 1.3 With Support For Feed Wrangler And Feedbin, Feedly and Fever Coming Soon

In case you hadn't heard, Google Reader will be mercilessly and permanently shut down in just over two weeks. It's kind of a big deal. Not just …

“Below cost” Android licensing seen as anti-competitive by Nokia and Microsoft, EU probe underway

European regulators are again looking at Google’s business in the region, this time investigating alleged anti-competitive practices related to its mobile business, namely Android.<p>Yes, the EU wants to know more about Google’s Android licensing deals, and whether the company used its position to …

Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update unofficially available

The Xperia Z is yet to receive its Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update, but handset owners can apparently install a leaked version of the OS.<p>According to <i>Xperia Blog</i>, the firmware for the Xperia Z is available, at least for those models that come with unlocked bootloaders, courtesy of <i>xda-developer</i></i> …

Is this the Xperia Z Ultra, or is it fake?

A purported image of the upcoming Xperia Z Ultra has leaked showing a turned on device featuring a large display. But is it real?<p>We’ve seen a variety of leaks allegedly showing the upcoming 6.44-inch Sony smartphone, but this is the first one that’s apparently showing a working handset. The image …

Blackberry Prepares To Update BB 10.2 With Support For Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Apps

We know Blackberry isn't the most popular name around here, but it is a name that continues to pop up at some interesting times. Developers, in …

[Bonus Round] CRUSH, Gurk III Beta, And Little Nick: The Great Escape

This article is part of our <b>Bonus Round</b> series.<p>Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android …

[New Game] Man Of Steel Flies Into The Play Store, May Or May Not Be Invincible

The new re-reboot of the Superman franchise is getting a lot of buzz, and now you can get in on the fun with the official Man of Steel game. It's …

Talk Mobile 2013 Launch Party in NYC - The Video!

We're a week removed from the Talk Mobile 2013 launch party in New York City. For those who were able to make it -- well, you know it was a bit of a …

AT&T Galaxy S4 Active release date set for June 21, priced $199.99 with new contract

Samsung’s rugged Galaxy S4 version, the Galaxy S4 Active, is going to be available in the USA soon from AT&T.<p>The carrier is so far the only mobile operator to show interest in the Galaxy S4 Active, with pretty much everyone else only stocking the regular model, at least for now.<p>The handset will be …

Stock Talk: Google's purchase of Waze reminiscent of when it bought YouTube

The naysayers were wrong in 2006 — is this Google's latest genius move?<p>The rumors turned into official news earlier this week. Google has acquired …

Samsung's CEO denies that the Galaxy S4 isn't selling well

The other day we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 sales figures were disappointing some investors, leading to a big stock sell-off which wiped around $12 billion off the value of the technology giant in a single day.<p>A report by J.P. Morgan led the charge, suggesting that sales of high-end smartphones …

Verizon Announces New Software Update For The Pantech Marauder (Version S910LVWD533F.D1)

Pantech Marauder owners will soon see a software update arriving on their QWERTY-sliding handset. Verizon is pushing it out three months after the …

Google+ Update Coming Later Today, Brings Enhanced Notifications, New Menu, And More [Update: APK]

Google has been adding a lot of new features and design tweaks to the G+ app as of late, and today an update will be rolling out that puts focus on …

30 seconds not long enough? How to create a longer HTC Video Highlight movie

Are you an Android user envying iOS 7? There's a skin for that

Android users who want to see if the grass really is greener on the Apple side of the fence now can try out the new color scheme debuting in iOS 7.<p>A theme called jbOS7 marries the Jelly Bean version of Android with the iOS 7 style. Its creator, shmogt, used some custom icons and TeslaCoil …

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Samsung readies 'mirrorless' Galaxy Camera for June 20 event

Samsung's Galaxy Camera will be updated at its June 20 event, CEO JK Shin has confirmed.<p>Speaking to Korea Times in an interview published Wednesday, the chief executive said his company will launch a follow-up to its original Galaxy Camera at a June 20 event in London. As with its predecessor, the …

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Google launches Cloud Print app for Android devices

Android users now can print photos, documents, and other files directly to certain printers with Google's Cloud Print app.<p>Landing in Google Play on Wednesday, the app allows you to print from any compatible Android phone or tablet to any Google Cloud Print connected printer. You can also share …

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AT&T grabs rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

AT&T just officially scooped up the rugged Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. Expected to hit store shelves just in time for beach parties, the Galaxy S4 Active offers an 8-megapixel camera, Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, plus is both dustproof and waterproof.<p>Just how rough and ready is the Galaxy S4 Active? …

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Sony Opens Up The SmartWatch, Encourages Developers To Create Alternative Firmware

Sony wants to make sure that you remember they've got a smartwatch, what with all these Pebbles, Agents, and every other Johnny-come-lately crowding …

[New Game] Despicable Me: Minion Rush Dashes Into The Play Store With Cinematic Charm Intact

Fans of Gru and his yellow henchmen have had to wait three years for a sequel to the 2010 animated blockbuster, and while Despicable Me 2 is expected …

Google Play Music All Access will be my first paid music subcription service

It isn't perfect, but All Access is a step closer than anything else I've found<p>Like many people this week, I received an email from Google Play as a …

Korea Times: Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 To Be Unveiled At June 20th London Event, Says CEO JK Shin

We wondered what Samsung would have up its sleeve for that shadowy Premiere event, set for June 20th in London. Or more precisely, we wondered what …

AT&T Announces The Galaxy S 4 Active, Available Beginning June 21st For $200 With A Two-Year Agreement

If <i>style and power meets rugged and durable</i> is what you're looking for in a smartphone, then you'd be hard pressed to find something that fits the …

Rage Of The Gladiator Disappears And Reappears In The Play Store – Now Available To Everyone

Rage of the Gladiator was a big hit on that other platform, and it arrived on Android back in March. However, it was only available to European …

Xperia ZU (Ultra) scheduled for an official June 25 announcement

The Taiwanese site <i>ePrice</i> has released some exclusive information about the upcoming Sony Xperia ZU, including a full list of specs and a date for the official unveiling. The device will be officially announced at Sony’s mobile event on June 25, so that’s less than two weeks left to wait.<p>The post …

AT&T launching Galaxy S4 Active June 21st for $199, pre-orders start June 14th

If Samsung's standard Galaxy S4 somehow isn't durable enough for your day-to-day activities, take note: AT&T will be offering the toughened Galaxy S4 Active beginning June 21st. The water-resistant and dustproof handset will be priced at $199 on contract and is set to be available in gray and blue …