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Build a team of warriors and battle ghosts in Haunted Empire: Three Kingdoms

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China's Three Kingdoms era only lasted 60 years (CE 220-280), but it was one of the bloodiest in the country's history. Following the fall of the Han Dynasty, three states warred against each other for control of the region. The time period is much romanticized both in traditional fiction and video games such as Dynasty Warriors and Romance of the Three Kingdoms, both from Koei Tecmo.

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1 week ago

Android holds the lead as top US smartphone platform, according to comScore

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Research firm comScore showed that Android held just under 53 percent of the US smartphone market in February.

Android's share in the market sits at 52.8 percent, which is up compared to the 52.6 percent of the market it held in November 2014. Coming in second is iOS, which fell ever-so-slightly from 41.8 percent to 41.7 percent.

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1 week ago

Buy a Galaxy S6 or S6 edge? Join the fun in the forums!

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Samsung's latest smartphones are positively stuffed with new things, and our forums are the best place to talk about all of it.

We've traveled the world, touched every button you can touch, taken hundreds of photos and hours of video, and have only just begun to scratch the surface when it comes to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. These two devices represent an impressive new chapter for Samsung, and exploring what that means is going to take all Summer at least. It's an exciting time to be playing with this technology, and the best part of this experience is being able to explore right alongside our readers. To that end, if you've decided to pick up a Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge you can consider this your official invitation to join the Android Central forums for your shiny new smartphone.

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1 week ago

Cricket Wireless begins selling the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime for $179.99

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Cricket Wireless is the first carrier in the US to sell the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime, with a non-contract price tag of $179.99.

The smartphone first launched in India in September 2014, with its 5MP front-facing "selfie" camera as its biggest sellling point.

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1 week ago

Sprint offering free 32GB Samsung Galaxy S6 with new Unlimited Plus Plan

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Sprint's newest plan, the Sprint Unlimited Plus Plan, will be exclusive to those who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S6.

With the Samsung Galaxy S6 now available for purchase in retail stores, Sprint has announced an exclusive plan for the device. To sweeten the deal, Sprint is offering a free lease on the 32GB Samsung Galaxy S6 when customers enroll in this plan.

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1 week ago

Sprint's new international roaming plan offers unlimited 2G data for no extra charge

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Sprint has launched a new international roaming plan for customers visiting Latin America, Japan, and Europe.

Sprint's new International Value Roaming will give customers unlimited 2G data and texting when they travel to a number of Latin American and European countries, as well as Japan.

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1 week ago

The first 5 things to do with your new Galaxy S6 or S6 edge

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge boxes

A beautiful, shiny new Galaxy S6 is now in your hands — here are the first five things to do with it.

While this probably isn't your first time setting up a brand new phone, something about taking the plastic off of an anticipated device never gets old. This may be extra true when it's the Galaxy S6 we're talking about, and that may cloud your vision a bit when it comes to the first basic things you need to do.

Each phone is different, but once you've got the Galaxy S6 powered up and ready to go these are the first five things you should do with it.

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1 week ago

Nokia reportedly discussing the possible sale of its HERE maps division

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A new story says that Nokia is reportedly "exploring" the idea of selling off its HERE maps division.

The company may decide to ditch the maps business in part to concentrate its time on its wireless network division. HERE Maps is already getting some interest from other companies and private-equity firms, according to Bloomberg's unnamed sources.

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1 week ago

Lollipop update for LG E Series tablets starts on April 12

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Starting April 12, LG will be making the Lollipop update available for their E Series tablets.

LG is set to push the Lollipop update for the LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 beginning on April 12. Lollipop brings many great new features to the device, like Google's new Material Design, enhanced notifications, additional languages and more.

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1 week ago

Amazon cuts pricing of the Moto 360 to as low as $179 / £163

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Amazon has just lowered the pricing of the Moto 360 to as low as $179 for the model with a leather strap.

The Moto 360 price has been cut on Amazon, bringing the leather strap model down to $179 and the metal to $229. These price cuts bring the device to the cheapest that it has been yet, which is not all that surprising at this point in the product's life cycle.

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1 week ago

New Samsung commerical celebrates the end of anticipation for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

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Samsung celebrates the launch of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge with an all new commercial.

In the latest commercial Samsung celebrates the end of all the anticipation, as the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge launch officially. Everyone is always looking forward to what is next, and what's next from Samsung is available now.

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1 week ago

Google will launch the new Chromebook Pixel in the UK on April 21

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The second-generation Chromebook Pixel is launching in the UK this month and will be available on April 21. Prices start from £799 for the Intel Core i5 version.

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1 week ago

The HTC One M9 hits stores today — here's what you need to know!

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Today's a pretty big day for Android smartphone fans, with the Samsung Galaxy S6 hitting stores as well as this guy — the HTC One M9. Two major Android smartphones hitting shelves on the same day. It's been quite some time since we can remember that happening. And a lot of folks are going to have a lot of tough decisions to make.

We've written a lot about the M9, but here we'll boil things down to their most basic for you. If nothing else, these are the things you must know about the HTC One M9.

Let's get to it.

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1 week ago

All six Star Wars movies are now available for purchase from Google Play

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Star Wars fans are in for a treat today as the original trilogy and the prequels are now available in HD as digital downloads from Google Play.

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1 week ago

Samsung's latest Galaxy S6 ad stars James Corden fighting against his alter-ego

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Samsung has teamed up with comedian James Corden to promote the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. While running an ad for the smartphones, Corden has to battle hipster director alter-ego "Wilf" who wants to focus more on the looks rather than features and functionality.

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