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'Moto X + 1' = Motorola's next Android phone?

Here come the Moto X successor leaks. Early word from the rumor mill is that Motorola is taking some inspiration from algebra for its next flagship.<p>The kids, they just love the algebra these days. At least that's what the marketing folks at Motorola seem to be thinking if the latest from online …

Purported AT&T Moto X version leak reveals specs and benchmarks

An AT&T Moto X test version has apparently been caught in the wild, helping a website provide more details about the device, including specs and benchmarks.<p><i>Android Police</i> obtained access to a variety of images showing the AT&T Moto X phone (model number XT1058, also known as “Ghost”) – we’ll note …

22tracks Redesigns its Curated Music Playlist App for iOS

One hundred and twenty influential DJs and bloggers. Four cities. Twenty two genre-based playlists per city. That’s 22tracks in a nutshell, which recently launched a complete redesign of its iOS app.<p>The revamped user interface is clean and stripped back, with large tabs and clear text to assist …

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 …

Android News

Google Now's info cards will stick around when your phone goes offline

One of Google Now's biggest quirks has been its inability to cope with going offline -- go through a subway tunnel and you risk losing those important directions or your parking place. You won't be left hanging after today, though, as Google has brought offline support to Now on Android phones. So …

Samsung, Sony to open home entertainment shops inside Best Buy stores

Samsung and Sony are going head to head with new in-store entertainment shops at hundreds of Best Buy locations nationwide.<p>Samsung will launch 500 Samsung Entertainment Experience areas at Best Buy stores, while Sony will open 350 Sony Experience at Best Buy shops.<p>Last year, Samsung opened hundreds …

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RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

In the last few months, both HTC and Samsung launched new flagship phones that are pretty good. And there are plenty of solid older devices that you can buy at a steep discount.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

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7 Vine Videos by Mechanics in the Making

Last week, we asked our Vine community to create six-second videos using <b>tools and mechanical joints</b>. Andrew Smith, whose Derp Vine account has …

Propelled by flagships, KitKat now on 8.5% of Android devices

April has been a great month for KitKat, with the latest version of Google’s operating system growing 3.5 percentage points, powered by the launch of several high-profile Android flagships.<p>In Google’s platform version statistics for the week ending May 1, Android 4.4 KitKat is now at 8.5 percent, …

Electric car sales speed up as UK plugs in to global trend

If you live in west Manchester and have a plug-in electric car, one of the few places you can charge it is the Irlam and Cadishead leisure centre. But since the public point was installed a year ago, only one car has used it, according to centre manager Natalie Wareham.<p>That may soon change. Figures …

Good news, Google Now is now less dependent on an internet connection

Driving through a tunnel, hiking on a mountain, riding the subway, or just enjoying a beer in an underground pub. These are all situations when you might not have an internet connection, thus making it impossible to check your helpful virtual assistant Google Now. But that’s changing with the …