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WTF Is Waze And Why Did Google Just Pay A Billion+ For It?

The tech industry has seen its fair share of acquisition whoppers lately, with Salesforce acquiring ExactTarget for $2.5 billion this month, and Yahoo putting the icing on its acquisition spree by snatching up Tumblr for $1.1 billion. But the news today that Google is buying popular iOS map and …

Galaxy S4 Active hands-on: what the original should have been

It's not technically premiering today, having already been announced earlier in the month, but Samsung's Galaxy S4 Active is very much present at the company's Premiere 2013 event in London. The new water- and dust-resistant variant of Samsung's multimillion-selling Android flagship immediately …

Rockmelt brings the best of the Internet to Android

No longer 'just' a browser, Rockmelt has released its app for Android<p>Rockmelt is bringing their critically acclaimed "everything" aggregation service …

Back to Basics: Android skins explained

This week’s edition is all about the skins that go on top of your Android device. If you missed last week’s article about Android versions, you can check it out by clicking here. Let’s first start by explaining what a skin is.<p>A skin is an overlay which runs on top of your Android device. Each …

Samsung Galaxy

HTC Butterfly S specs and photo gallery: Ridiculously gorgeous

We got a pretty good look at the HTC Butterfly S this morning via HTC's official first-look video. But seeing as how there's very little chance of it …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S 4 LTE-Advanced manual leaked, reveals Snapdragon 800

Samsung’s plan to make the first smartphone that supports LTE-Advanced is quickly becoming a reality. It was previously stated that the device might …

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Hands on with the Huawei Ascend P6 live in London

Aviary for Android jumps to 3.0, gets better photo enhancer

One of the more popular photo editors for Android now looks a lot different and has a handful of new features.<p>The just-released version 3.0 of Aviary for Android sports a redesigned interface and comes with some important new features for beautifying your photos.<p>The most notable of the app's …

Google Play

LiveMap Is An Android-Powered Motorcycle Helmet With HUD, 4G LTE, GPS, And An Indiegogo Campaign

Google Glass may be cool and all, but it just isn't fast enough. No, it's not too laggy, it's just intended for people who have both feet planted …

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S 4 running stock Android 4.2

Despite being officially unveiled at Google I/O, the stock Android version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has remained the unicorn of the show, seldom seen by anyone not closely associated with the company's top brass. We ran into Android VP Hugo Barra at the show, who was happy to give us a few brief …

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …