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Verizon Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition now for sale from Samsung, $699

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The Developer Edition of the Verizon-branded Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has officially gone up for sale tonight. The device will run you $699.99 and can be ordered directly from Samsung's online store.

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1 day ago

A closer look at the Motorola Droid Turbo Flip Case

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Depending on which model you get, the Motorola Droid Turbo features a premium ballistic nylon or the metalized glass fiber. They look so awesome in person, that it'd be such a shame to cover it all up with a case. Motorola understands that some people need the extra protection, so they've also created the Motorola Flip Case for the new super high-end smartphone. Take a look at our hands-on video.

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1 day ago

New James Franco ad alludes to turbo speed of Droid Turbo

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A new viral video for the Droid Turbo has just surfaced, this time with actor James Franco 'inhaling his coffee." The subtle comparison here alludes to the Droid Turbo's speed, and perhaps also to Verizon's download speeds on its XLTE network.

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1 day ago

Motorola Droid Turbo gets a waterproof case from Lifeproof

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If you're itching for accessories for Motorola's newly minted Droid Turbo on Verizon's XLTE network in the U.S., you should have a gander at Lifeproof's waterproof case for the phone. The case will offer slightly more rugged protection to the Droid Turbo, shielding the device from dust, dirt, snow, and water. In the meantime, if October 30th cannot come soon enough, be sure to check out our hands-on with the Droid Turbo.

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1 day ago

MapMyFitness adds Google Fit support, activity feed, gear tracker in version 3.3

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Eager to give Google Fit a test drive? MapMyFitness updated its fitness tracking Android app today to bring Google Fit integration, along with a few other nifty little features.

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1 day ago

HTML5 specs finally finalized

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The World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has announced that it has finally finalized the specs for the HTML5 standard after almost eight years of work. This should allow rich content to work seamlessly across desktop and mobile platforms. Though parts of HTML5 have been used by web developers over the years, the final W3C recommendation is now ready.

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1 day ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 tips and tricks

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your Note 4

The Galaxy Note 4 has a lot of features that make it worth using, though some are more discoverable than others. With so many things going on in the hardware and software it can be easy to miss some important parts of this device. We've rounded up a few tips and tricks that you can use with your Note 4, and maybe even pass along to a friend or family member that has the phone.

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1 day ago

Sprint flips the switch on Spark in 17 new markets

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Sprint announced today that it has flipped the switch on Spark in 17 new markets. Spark is the branded name of Sprint's enhanced 4G LTE service, which the carrier says can currently bring wireless speeds of 50-60 Mbps.

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1 day ago

Motorola chief successfully takes company where Apple has yet to venture

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At the Code Conference, Motorola President Rick Osterloh says that his company's turnaround effort is similar to what Apple had undergone many years ago. But despite inviting comparisons, the similarities may stop there as Motorola is forging its own path. Osterloh says that Apple's control of the premium handset market opens up new opportunities for Motorola Mobility, which is in the middle of being transferred from parent company Google to PC-maker Lenovo.

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1 day ago

In pictures: Verizon's Motorola Droid Turbo

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DROID TURBO

The Verizon Motorola Droid Turbo is finally upon us, following today's announcement in New York City. The latest in this longstanding family of Android flagships brings leading hardware specs — including a Quad HD display and an enormous battery — and pairs them with one of three very industrial looking chassis designs. Essentially it's a turbo-charged Moto X, with all the software features of that device, along with some extra Zap-based trickery that's specific to the Droid line.

We'll have more Droid Turbo coverage in the near future. In the meantime, our hands-on photo gallery will give you a closer look at Verizon and Motorola's latest creation.

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1 day ago

Hype Machine app for Android now available for audiophiles

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Hype Machine, an aggregator of all of the latest and greatest music hitting the blogs, has finally released an official Android app. With it you can stream full songs, mark favorites, and customize your feed based on tastes and what your friends are listening to. Notification tray integration provides easy playback control, and if you're really into a song, you can easily tap through the track info to buy it from the Play Store.

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1 day ago

OnePlus apologizes for pre-order snafu, announces second pre-order window for November 17th

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OnePlus has issued an apology today for the problems that many customers experienced during their open pre-order event yesterday. To make amends, the company has announced that it will hold another pre-order event on November 17th. The time between windows should give the budding smartphone maker time to improve their server capacity in order to better handle the significant demand for the handset.

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1 day ago

Watch our Motorola Droid Turbo hands-on video!

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Following some extensive leaks the Motorola Droid Turbo is finally here, and we've had our hands all over it today at a Verizon event unveiling the device. There's a lot to take in here, so be sure to watch our full hands-on video to get all of the details of Verizon and Motorola's latest Droid.

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2 days ago

Google offers developers a checklist for creating Material Design apps

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Google is already using its Material Design style for its in-house Android apps such as the Google Play Store, and with the upcoming launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop on the horizon, the company is giving developers some guidelines on how best to adapt their apps to the new standard. Today, Google offered a full checklist to give developers even more help in making their Material Design apps.

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2 days ago

FTC sues AT&T over unlimited data throttling

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The Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T Mobility over data throttling on unlimited data plans. The Commission alleges that AT&T's practices regarding unlimited data were deceptive and unfair. The FTC believes that AT&T in some cases reduced unlimited data speeds after certain amounts by up to 90 percent.

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