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5 hours ago

Small update for T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 provides 'improvements'

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Owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on T-Mobile's network should be on the lookout for a new but small software update, which should offer some performance improvements.

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5 hours ago

Urban Armor Gear Composite Hybrid Case for the Samsung Galaxy S5

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Urban Armor Gear Composite Hybrid Case

Add some extra ruggedness to your Galaxy S5 with this case from Urban Armor Gear

 

The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn't the most fragile phone on the market, but perhaps you looked towards the Galaxy S5 Active with envy over its rugged qualities. But you can make up that sort of ruggedness with a good Galaxy S5 case. Well, with the Composite Hybrid Case from Urban Armor Gear you can have a little of that on the regular Galaxy S5 and toughen it up for the rigors of everyday modern life.

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6 hours ago

Kyocera Brigadier brings affordable ruggedness and a sapphire display to Verizon

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For Verizon users that need a truly rugged phone on the go, the Kyocera Brigadier is now ready to roll. Available for $99 on a two-year contract, $19.99 a month on Edge, or just $399 outright, the Brigadier features a 4.5–inch "Sapphire Shield" display and is completely dust proof, shock proof and waterproof. It's IP68 certification will keep it safe and sound, and you can even type on it while wearing gloves thanks to the Glove and Wet Touchscreen Operation feature.

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6 hours ago

Devious Dungeon levels up for its Android launch

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Devious Dungeon, an action-RPG platfomer game that was released for iOS earlier this year, made its Android debut this week in the Google Play Store, which gives gamers a chance to level up and kill lots of creatures while collecting loot.

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7 hours ago

Boss is Away Sale: Save 20% on everything at ShopAndroid.com!

Boss is Away Sale!

Finally. A few days of freedom when the big cheese isn't constantly looking over your shoulder. It's a chance to relax a bit and get things done at your own pace (efficiently, of course!)

To celebrate the absence of our fearless leader we're offering 20% off everything at ShopAndroid.com until midnight, August 4. If there's a case for your Samsung Galaxy S5 you've been itching to get your hands on, now's your chance. Maybe a new charger for your HTC One (M8) is just what you needed for the office; those are 20% off, too! Anything and everything, folks.

Unsure about taking advantage of a great situation? FREE shipping is available on all orders over $50 in the domestic US and there are plenty of payment options beyond credit cards including PayPal, Bitcoin and Amazon Payments.

Simply use coupon code: BOSS14 upon checkout and enjoy an instant 20% off everything in your cart! We won't tell if you don't.

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7 hours ago

Revolv hub gains Nest support and new Android app

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Today Revolv, the home automation hub that brings together all of your connected home devices, has picked up Nest support and is also welcoming a new Android app. With the added support, users will now be able to integrate their Nest thermostat with other devices in the home, creating automations or controlling Nest through the Revolv app.

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7 hours ago

How to use Safety Assistance features on the Galaxy S5

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Safety Assistance on the Galaxy S5

Every Galaxy S5 owner should know how to use these settings

The Galaxy S5 is a fantastic phone for most modern "smartphone" tasks, but it's also an incredibly powerful tool in those not-so-good times when you need it to do some specific things in an emergency. Samsung has included a set of features on the GS5 called "Safety Assistance," and this group of tools will help you out big time in those rare emergency cases when time and quality really matter.

Diving into the settings to at least familiarize yourself with the Safety Assistance features on the Galaxy S5 is a great idea for anyone, but could end up being extremely useful one day. There's just a few settings to check and you'll be ready to go — read along and see how to manage the Safety Assistance features on the Galaxy S5.

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7 hours ago

Xiaomi becomes the fifth largest smartphone vendor in the world

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Xiaomi is now the fifth largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, according to Strategy Analytics. The Chinese vendor, which sold 26 million devices in the first half of 2014, commands 5.1 percent of the worldwide smartphone market, and is edging ever closer to Lenovo's 5.4 percent.

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8 hours ago

32GB and 64GB MicroSD cards are insanely cheap today on Amazon

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Transcend MicroSD cards are on sale today only at Amazon. You can grab a Transcend 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10 (with adapter) for $13.99 (that's 63% off) or a Transcend 64GB MicroSDXC card (also with adapter) for $28.99 (42% off). If you've been wanting to increase the storage space of your smartphone, today might be a good day to make that purchase. Added bonus: they both come in "frustration-free" packaging, trading the irritating blister plastic packaging for a simple paperboard sleeve.

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8 hours ago

Chromecast on sale for $29.99 at Amazon and 1sale.com

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If you have been waiting to see if you could get Google's HDMI dongle Chromecast for a lower price, you might want to check out Amazon and 1sale.com today as both sites are selling the device for $29.99.

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