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Motorola Connect Gets Updated To V1.5, Adds Support For MMS Picture And Group Messaging

Motorola's desktop Connect software and Android app received a significant update today, adding support for a host of MMS features previously not …

Hands-On And First Impressions Of The OnePlus One With CyanogenMod

Hardcore Android fans are hard to please. We should know. So for a new company to attempt to please the most vociferous of Android users with a …

Moto E name shows up in Indian import database

A listing on Indian import and export database Zauba appears to confirm the Moto E name for Motorola's next handset. The specs of the handset were …

Paranoid Android 4.3 beta 3 brings more floating windows and other improvements

Hot on the heels of the launch of the Hover multitasking feature, the Paranoid Android team is bringing the floating ability to other parts of the operating system.<p>Now available for download for all modern Nexus devices, Paranoid Android 4.3 beta 3 brings general bug fixes and improvements, but …

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HTC Desire 816 starts rolling out in Europe

HTC’s giant mid-range phone, the HTC Desire 816, is slowly rolling out to European countries following its release in Asia in March.<p>The HTC Desire 816 is now available in Romania for 1,299 RON, or about $405. The 5.5-inch phone will presumably make its way to other European countries sometime in …

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Apple, Google, Microsoft increasingly defying U.S. government, informing customers of data demands

Google already notifies customers unless prohibited by law<p>If the government demands your personal, private email or other data, Microsoft, Google, …

Xiaomi gets 15 million pre-orders for its RedMi Note

Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi has received 15 million pre-orders for its upcoming large screen device, the RedMi Note. Details of the RedMi Note started to emerge a couple of months ago and it looks like interest in the device has been amazing.<p>The Redmi Note will use MediaTek’s octa-core …

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Here's an old but even better shot of the upcoming LG G3

So. Remember that earlier picture of the LG G3 that was close-in on the rear buttons but Instagrammed to within an inch of its life? A mysterious …

LG Optimus Exceed 2 now available on Verizon prepaid plans

Verizon Wireless has added a phone from LG to its prepaid lineup, the Optimus Exceed 2. The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features a 4.5-inch, …

Your HTC One (M8) too can feature Harman/Kardon sound

Earlier this week, HTC and Sprint introduced a special edition of the One (M8) that features a unique design and sound enhancing technology created by Harman Kardon, the legendary audio company.<p>This special version of the One (M8) uses two different techniques to output high fidelity sound when …

Consumer Tech

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Google Because Phones Are Too Expensive, And Also Search And Monopolies And Stuff

Did your last phone cost too much? Do you hate, <i>hate</i> the fact that Google Search is included in Google's Android operating system? Does the sight of a …

Moto X+1 appears as placeholder on Moto Maker site

A few weeks ago, evleaks, the popular mobile leaker, outed that the successor to the Moto X would be called the Moto X+1. While we’ve also heard that …

Killing the Nexus: should Android Silver take its place?

Let’s take the stance that Nexus is out and Silver is in. From what I have read of the Silver initiative, I am excited for the results as a consumer, but I really worry that developers are losing access to a definitive reference device.<p>Perhaps it could be argued that with all of the features that …

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Motorola treating Moto X, Moto G owners to new spring boot animation

Last month, Motorola surprised Moto X and Moto G owners with a new boot animation that included the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot and a UFO. Now …

OnePlus 'Smash the Past' winners now have option to donate their devices

OnePlus’s “Smash the Past” contest officially wrapped up today, and in addition to revealing how many people applied for the promotion, OnePlus has …

Congrats to our Windows Phone-using friends for finally (soon) getting a file browser! http://phon.es/4d3h

[APK Download] Google Play Music Updated To v5.5 With On-Device Playlist Editing And Sharing [Updated]

A late entrant to Google's update Wednesday is Play Music. Version 5.5 has started rolling out, but don't expect huge changes. So far all we've seen …

Samsung found to infringe Apple patents for over $119 million in damages

Far less than what Cupertino originally wanted<p>After three full days of deliberations, a jury in San Jose, California found that Samsung had infringed upon two Apple patents, and that it owed the Cupertino company $119,625,000 in damages. But it also found that Apple had infringed on one of …

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Chinese document suggests OnePlus is wholly owned by Oppo

When Peter Lau left Oppo last year to start the new company OnePlus, there were a number of questions about the ownership of the new OnePlus. Lau has …

Mobile Technology

Geeksphone Revolution gets a price cut, looks to the future

Geeksphone today sends word of the future for its Revolution Android/Firefox OS hybrid smartphone, as well as announcing a price cut from May 1. From …

Get Notified Each Time We Post An APK With This Handy IFTTT Recipe

An IFTTT user has helpfully posted a recipe that takes advantage of the push notifications in the new IFTTT Android app. This particular concoction …

Blackphone chipset announced to be NVIDIA Tegra 4i

What sort of power can you expect under the hood of the ultra-secure Blackphone? That's all been cleared up this morning, with Blackphone officially …

Google fine tunes its self-driving car for city streets

It's been a while since Google last provided an update on its self-driving car, and today it's detailing just what the project has been up to over the last year and a half. The project is now focusing on the car's ability to drive through cities — not just freeways — a task that requires it to be …

Samsung Level headphones and speakers officially announced

Audiophiles should hold onto their jaws, as Samsung has announced their new line of premium audio products. Dubbed the Level series, Samsung has a …

Acer looking to forge ahead into wearables market with smartband

Acer sees an opportunity in the growing wearable technology market and wants to jump in. The company announced back in January that it was planning …

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