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1 week ago

You can now send money to your friends through Snapchat

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Have you ever found yourself wishing you could instantly send cash to your friends with the same service you use to send ephemeral pictures? Well you're in luck because Snapchat has announced a new feature today called 'Snapcash.' The new service will allow you to instantly send money to your friends by simply entering the dollar amount into a message on Snapchat and tapping the send button.

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1 week ago

Google Keep adds Material Design and note sharing

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A new update for Google Keep is rolling out that brings that snazzy new Material Design to the note app. Keep also now lets you share notes with others, letting you collaborate on things like grocery lists and work projects.

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1 week ago

Amazon fire sale knocks $140 off of last year's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

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Amazon is taking $140 off of the price of the previous generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, taking the $399 retail price down to $259 in today's daily deal. If you're interested in last year's HDX 8.9, the tablet comes with an 8.9-inch pixel-dense 2560 X 1600-pixel display, quad-core 2.2 GHz CPU, and access to Amazon's digital services along with Amazon's UI skin on top of Android.

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1 week ago

Super! is a new quasi-social network built around caption-prompted photos

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In case you didn't think you had a reason for another photo-oriented social network on your Android smartphone (hello, Instagram, Imugr, 500px, et al), there's a new one from serial entrepreneur and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone: Super!

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1 week ago

AT&T's latest Mobile Share promo gives you 15GB for the price of 10GB

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Starting tomorrow, November 18, AT&T will be running a limited-time promotion to bring more data to its 10GB Mobile Share plan. For the same price that you would be paying on the 10GB Mobile Share package, which comes with unlimited talk and text, AT&T will throw in an extra 5GB bringing the shareable data bucket to 15GB.

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1 week ago

Target's Android app will map out in-store Black Friday deals next week

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Target is getting ready for Black Friday 2014 with an upcoming Android app update in the Google Play Store that will enable customers to view in-store maps with the locations of all of their major sales items during that massive holiday purchasing event.

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1 week ago

Tilt 2 Live: Gauntlet's Revenge gives you all the tilting action you could want

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Tilt 2 Live: Gauntlet's Revenge is the latest tilt obstacle game from One Man Left. The game uses the accelerometer in your device to let you navigate levels, dodging obstacles and hazards, and enemies along the way, and you can calibrate the controls to fit your style.

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1 week ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 17

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.

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1 week ago

Uber teams with Spotify to let you ride with your music

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Spotify has teamed up with Uber to let you ride with your music. Now rolling out in beta, Uber will let you choose what music you listen to during your ride when you connect your Spotify account. Because it's in beta, the service will only work in certain cities with select drivers.

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1 week ago

What to do if the Android 5.0 Lollipop update hasn't pushed to your Nexus yet

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Still waiting on your Android 5.0 update? Here's what's up ...

Android 5.0 Lollipop is available for your Nexus device! Sort of! But definitely! Factory images are available for flashing over fastboot. Over-the-air-update file locations are known, and we can sideload at will. Code has been released to AOSP.

So why hasn't your Nexus device actually seen an Android 5.0 update yet? And is it time to freak out?

Not hardly. Let's discuss a little.

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1 week ago

The first Nexus 6 units are being delivered to customers today

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If you were one of the first people to pre-order a Nexus 6, you may be in luck. Reports have come in that some units of the 6-inch Android 5.0 Lollipop smartphone have started to be delivered to a number of Android Central readers.

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1 week ago

Sony to take smartphone photography to the next level with stacked CMOS sensor

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Sony has today unveiled a new stacked CMOS sensor for mobile devices. The company's imaging tech for smartphones has produced impressive results in the past and the EXMOR RS IMX230 sensor is billed as the next big step in mobile photography. Sporting the same number of pixels as the shooter found on the Xperia X3, this new sensor introduces advanced camera functionality.

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1 week ago

New leak shows the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge en route for Carphone Warehouse

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Yet more evidence has surfaced showing the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge to be on course for Carphone Warehouse, according to a leaked photo of internal systems obtained by Pocket-lint. The smartphone will also be available for pre-order through Clove and other sources, but we're yet to see the handset listed on the Carphone Warehouse website.

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1 week ago

Dual-screen YotaPhone 2 set for official unveil on December 3

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Russian manufacturer Yota Devices is scheduled to launch a new model in the YotaPhone series, dubbed YotaPhone 2, at an event in London on December 3. No other details are available, but based on the image above, it looks like the device will also feature dual-screens.

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1 week ago

Google's Project Loon to take off down under with Australia's largest carrier

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Google is looking to launch 20 test balloons in western Queensland, Australia to trial Project Loon in the region. The search giant plans to provide Internet access via helium balloons circling the Earth, beaming data to hardware located on the ground, including smartphones. The balloons will help Google connect those who reside in areas of the world where Internet access is limited.

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