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See how Samsung torture-tested the Galaxy S4

A video from the Korean device maker shows the abuse its Android flagship smartphone is put through before hitting the public.<p>Samsung has occasionally been criticized in the past for sticking with lighter, plastic-y, and presumably less tough materials in even its flagship phones like the Galaxy …

Google Play Music Updated To v5.0.1052J With Faster Music Downloads And More Data Usage Controls [Update: APK]

After a long period of neglect, Google recently started sprucing up its music app. It's getting to be quite a respectable experience with a snazzy …

Pure Jongo multi-room speaker system now available in North America

If you've been thinking of adding speakers around the house but are loath to run wires, Pure's Jongo system is now available in North America, joining the likes of Sonos' Play:3 in the wireless multi-room sound game. For now, it consists of the $129 Jongo A2, a WiFi- and Bluetooth-equipped bridge …

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We took the city out of Hack Your City this week, collecting reader tips on Yellowstone National Park. You can read all the best comments in the …

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[Deal Alert] Get Next Launcher 3D Free Today With This Code (Usually $16)

A $16 Android launcher is a tough sell, but you can pick up a copy of Next Launcher 3D today for free. This alternative launcher is the work of the …

New MOGA Power Series Controllers Coming To E3, Will Charge Your Phone While You Play

The folks behind the MOGA wireless gamepads for Android announced today that the next-generation MOGA Power Series controllers will be unveiled at E3 …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

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Samsung Galaxy S4 update addresses storage complaints with move to SD card feature

Samsung has begun rolling out a software update for its Galaxy S4 that adresses a few issues early adopters have been complaining about. The 16GB variant of the Galaxy S4 has been slammed for only giving users 9.15GB of user accessible memory, and Samsung has (as promised) addressed that issue by …

Galaxy S4 software update rolling out to GT-I9505 version, report says

Samsung is apparently ready to roll out a software update for its Galaxy S4 flagship in order to address certain concerns raised by buyers and improve certain features of the handset.<p>Initially, the update will be rolled out to the Snapdragon 600 version of the handset (GT-I9505), but it will come …

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Samsung announces water-resistant Galaxy S4 Active

Ruggedized GS4 launching this summer, coming to the U.S. and Sweden first<p>After weeks of leaks, Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S4 Active …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active vs regular S4 - what's the difference

Quick, how many variations of the record-breaking Samsung Galaxy S4 can you name off the top of your head? At least one, I hope. Today, Samsung announced the latest variant of this particular handset meant for use in the great outdoors. Called the Galaxy S4 Active, it’s a rugged phone in every …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Gets Official: Same Great Specs (Mostly), IP67 Waterproof Rating, Available This Summer

Samsung's tougher brother to the flagship Galaxy S4 is a pretty poorly-kept secret, with multiple leaked photos, videos, and different sets of …

Google Releases 5-Minute I/O 2013 Highlights Video, Lets You 'Relive The Magic Moments'

There's no doubt that anyone who loves Android, Chrome, or Google in general wanted to be at I/O this year. Unfortunately, most of us didn't get the …

Verizon and NFL extend deal to offer streaming games to customers

Live Sunday regional games, playoff games and Super Bowl added to the deal starting in 2014<p>Verizon and the NFL announced today that the companies are …

Google Now will change the way we use our smartphones

As Google Now gains more functionality, we see more and more what a Big Deal™ it will become<p>This is not a guess. It's not even a prediction. Google …

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Galaxy S4 Active destined for AT&T leaked in press renders

Another take on the Galaxy S4 with a rugged exterior and new color options<p>Building on earlier leaks and rumors of a new version of the Galaxy S4 …

Don't hit your cap: A few tweaks to cut down on Google Play Music data usage

'All Access' doesn't have to mean 'all of your data cap'<p>Google Play Music is a pretty great service, especially when you have chosen to give up $9.99 …

TouchWiz vs stock Android: five reasons why Samsung does it better

TouchWiz does a lot of things better than stock Android. Sure, some don’t like the bloatware that comes with it, but it’s an easy trade-off for the value that Samsung’s offering adds to your smartphone. Stock Android is nice, but it feels like a bare bones Android skin. The camera features aren’t …

How to install Adobe Flash Player on an Android device

It’s been a long while now since Android ditched Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5, aiming to provide a better, faster, and more secure browsing experience. Of course, there’s still a great deal of content on the web that utilizes Flash. If you want to have access to this legacy content on your mobile …

Keyprop Phone Stand Reaches $30K Kickstarter Funding Goal With A Day To Spare, Revolutionizes Phone Standing

Every now and then I stumble across a product that I'm instantly frustrated with. I was living my life perfectly contentedly, but now that I've seen …

Rumor: HTC preparing a 5-inch+ variant of the HTC One

Earlier in the year, HTC’s Phil Roberson stated the HTC One would be the only “One” flagship device from the company this year. Despite that claim, we’ve already heard about the HTC M4, which is rumored to be a miniature version of HTC’s latest flagship (a la Galaxy S4 Mini). Now it seems that we …

Action Launcher Updated To Version 1.7: Icon Pack Support, Wallpaper Scrolling Toggle, And More

One of the more interesting alternative launchers out there (that is to say, one that isn't just a grid of apps and widgets plus a drawer) is Action …

Google Drive on Android scans receipts, adds Cards

Receipt scanning and a new interface -- heavily influenced from the Cards look of Google Now, Google+, Google Glass, and Google Play -- greet you in an update to Google Drive for Android.<p>Google Now's interface sensibilities are spilling over into other Google services.<p>The latest recipient of a …

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Google Plus Android app updated with photo enhancements, locations (Latitude), and more

<i>The latest version of the Google Plus Android app brings some of the features that came last week to the web version.</i><p>We now know what kept Vic Gundotra from sleeping last night. After last week brought us a major redesign and no fewer than 41 new features to the web version of Google Plus, the 42nd …