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Alarm Clock Wake Up Time with musical sleep timer & local weather info - appPicker

The New Fully Featured Alarm Clock Wake Up Time App is the Ultimate Timepiece.<p>Built in Player -wake Up and Fall asleep listening to your favorite …

Apps

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat for iPhone rejected by Apple

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now it's facing a block of its own trying to get onto Apple's App Store. Developer Nadim Kobeissi took to Twitter today to blast the iPhone and iPad maker for unjustly rejecting …

148Apps 2013 wrAPP-Up - Top 10 Local Multiplayer Games

When people think of multiplayer gaming experiences nowadays most envision players sitting alone, staring at a screen, and maybe (<b>just maybe</b>) …

It's the last day to vote for the Android Central Best of 2013 Awards

Your final chance to tell us your picks for the best of the year<p>We've been taking survey submissions for the Android Central Best of 2013 Awards, …

Awards

HTC Posts Update Status Page With Massive Infographic Explaining How Carrier, Developer, And Google Play Edition Updates Are Made

HTC is pulling back the curtain a bit to give us a peek at what goes into a device update. Not only that, but it has broken out the different …

HP Chromebook 11 returning to retailers, Amazon kicks things off

We've been following the HP Chromebook 11 since the device officially announced back in October. Since then, we watched as reports of faulty chargers …

Purported HTC One 2 (M8) 3D-printed model photographed

HTC’s upcoming flagship Android handset – referred to as HTC M8 or HTC One 2 in previous reports – is supposedly launching at some point in early 2014, and while the handset is yet to become official, an alleged picture showing a 3D-printed model of the upcoming handset has been posted …

LG HomeChat: text your washing machine, vacuum cleaner and fridge

At CES 2014, LG plans to demo a new technology that will let users control smart appliances via simple text messages from an Android device and other supported platforms.<p>LG’s HomeChat technology, combined with the popular mobile messenger Line, will let users send simple messages to their …

Sapphire to be incorporated into manufacturing of flagship smartphones in 2014

Sapphire isn’t just for jewelry, folks. HTC and LG could begin using sapphire in its smartphones’ home buttons to implement fingerprint scanning …

Everything you can expect from Apple’s next-generation iPad mini

In case you missed the 347 independently confirmed reports from newspapers and blogs around the world, Apple plans to unveil a brand new …

Apple Will Pump $11 Billion Into Capital Expenditures Next Year

Here’s a noteworthy data point from Apple’s recent 10-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: The company has budgeted $11 billion …

Financial Regulation

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Apple to unveil 12.9-inch iPad, claims report

Apple is reportedly cooking up a tablet that would outsize the current iPad by more than two inches.<p>Citing an official at a Korean Apple supplier, news site Korea Times said on Tuesday that an iPad with a 12.9-inch Retina Display screen will launch in early 2014. The new iPad would boast a better …

Apple TV meets iMac in these gorgeous iTV concepts

Designer Martin Hajek imagined what Apple’s rumored iTV might look like when Apple is finally ready to launch it, and came up with two TV designs …

Apple Patents Oculus Rift-Style Headset

If you're a hardcore gamer, you'll already know that the <i>real</i> next-gen gaming revolution is virtual reality, spearheaded by the Oculus Rift. It seems …

Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in October 2014 with Wireless Charging

According to Chinese site <i>C Technology</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>], Apple is planning to release its long-rumored iWatch alongside the next iPhone in October 2014, with the company having tested two iWatch prototypes. However, the report also states that Apple has not decided on the final …

No, Apple hasn't listed todays 12 Days of Gifts offering for £12.99

There seems to be some confusion this morning over Apple's day two 12 Days of Gifts offering, so let's clear things up. No, Apple hasn't listed …

PhoneDog | The Leader in Mobile Phone News and Reviews

2013, The Year The iPhone Got Good Enough To Be Your Only Camera

2013 is arguably the year where phone cameras, and specifically the uiPhone camera, got as good as regular cameras. A DSLR or awesome mirrorless camera will still give you better photos technically, but the iPhone is way more convenient, and will give most folks better results in most …

Think the Mac Pro is pricey? Make one yourself, but get ready to pay a stiff PC tax

Can you build the PC equivalent of a Mac Pro and save yourself some money doing it? If Stephen Fung at Futurelooks's effort is any indication, then …

CyanogenMod now available for Oppo N1

The official CyanogenMod ROM for the standard Oppo N1 is now available, and looks much easier to install than usual.<p>To get the ROM up and running, all you have to do is download the file from the Oppo forums and select <i>Local Update</i> in the <i>System Update</i> app, which can be found in the <i>Tools</i> folder on …

Android News

CyanogenMod source released for Note 3, nightlies should follow shortly

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners that have been dreaming about ditching TouchWiz in favor of CyanogenMod will be happy to know that they’re one step closer. In a Google+ post earlier this morning, the CM team announced that they have now published the software source code for quite a few different …

Android News

Kanye West's 'Yeezus' leads Google's holiday deals

As is prone to happen this time of year, Google's got a bunch of holiday deals in order on Google Play. The savings spans across just about every …

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 appears again

Last month images and specs of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 leaked, and today we get another look. It appears that it will sport a brushed metal frame …

Samsung reportedly preparing to unveil Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Band at MWC

If a new report from the <i>Korean Herald</i> proves correct, Samsung could be gearing up to release two new wearables at Mobile World Congress this year: the Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and the Galaxy Band.<p>The Korean publication says that the news of Samsung’s wearables come from reports from several ‘industry …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Wireless charging S-View flip cover now available for the Note 3, priced at $70

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 owners can now wirelessly charge their handset and protect it to, thanks to the newly introduced wireless charging S-View Flip cover. As you might guess, this accessory combines a typical S-View flip cover case with an official wireless charging cover.<p>Up until now, you’ve …

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy Gear 2 should be coming early next year, possibly at MWC

The Samsung Galaxy Gear isn’t even all that old yet. It came out three months ago, and already there is talk of a successor. Sources claim that the …