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Get the KitKat launcher now

Can't wait for the new look and feel of Android 4.4 to hit your phone? Here's how to get the home screen launcher of KitKat right now.<p>For most, getting your hands on Android 4.4 (KitKat) involves either buying a<p>Nexus 5or waiting for your carrier to give their blessing on an over-the-air update. …

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Amp up your HTC One's sound with an $8,000 phone trumpet

Embrace the analog with a 3D-printed set of phone trumpets to make your HTC One really stand out from the crowd.<p>Apple products don't get to have all the fun when it comes to weird, excessively expensive smartphone accessories. The HTC One has now been honored with an $8,000 phone trumpet for …

How to disable SMS messages in Hangouts for Android

Hangouts for Android now has SMS integration. If you opted to give it a try, but still prefer using separate apps, you can disable it in Hangouts.<p>Version 2.0 of Google Hangouts for Android now has SMS/MMS integration, as promised by Google back in May. It finally began rolling out to users on …

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Curved screen spills over the phone’s edges

We stand at a turning point in mobile technology, and we are already taking the first baby step towards a new age of mobile devices. Not only do we have devices like Google Glass and the Galaxy Gear attempting to make wearable computing trendy, but there’s also handsets like the Galaxy Round and G …

Gear & Gadgets

LG G Flex to cost $940 next week when it launches in South Korea

LG’s first flexible display smartphone will launch next week in South Korea, with a European launch apparently set for December.<p>The LG G Flex will cost 999,900 Korean Won when it launches on November 12 in the region, which translates to around $940 – this is the unlocked price for the …

Mobile Technology

Is Google subsidizing the Nexus 5? T-Mobile seems to think so

After announcing that its Nexus 5 costs $100 more than what Google charges for the handset, T-Mobile said that it doesn’t make a profit on Nexus 5 sales, suggesting that Google is quietly subsidizing the device.<p>The T-Mobile Nexus 5 (16GB model) costs $450 – comprised of a down payment of $42 and 24 …

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