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A quick look at the Verizon HTC One Remix

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HTC One Remix on Verizon

It's deja vu all over again as Verizon picks up HTC's One Mini 2

Here is where we bring you a very brief look at the HTC One Remix on Verizon — aka the HTC One Mini 2 everywhere else. We've already taken a pretty deep look at the Mini 2, so we're not going to go too far into the nooks and crannies, as the Remix is the exact same thing, only on Verizon, with Verizon's preloaded software.

And there is quite a bit of that. Preloaded software, that is. Some of it you might want. Some you might not.

Let's take a quick look.

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1 day ago

MediaFire for Android now automatically backs up your photos and videos

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The MediaFire cloud storage service now has a new version of its Android app available to download from Google Play that has a number of new features, including automatic photo and video backup.

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1 day ago

Huawei's IFA teaser features fingerprint security, automotive integration, math, and… cats

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Huawei's teasing us with whatever they're planning for IFA 2014, and it's quite the tease. There are a few things we can infer: whatever they're planning to announce will feature a fingerprint reader with some sort of security (a vault with a fingerprint on it) and some sort of automotive integration (that is a transmission shifter, though apparently Huawei doesn't believe in reverse, park, or neutral).

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1 day ago

Uber offers developer API to integrate car service in third party apps

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Uber has just announced a developer API, allowing developers to integrate the car service into their own Android apps. Apps will be able to do things like send an address to Uber's own app, as well as display pickup times, provide fare estimates, and more.

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1 day ago

Skype relief is finally coming with notifications only on the device you're currently using

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Skype will soon be doing more to curb notification noise on your devices. The company has announced a new feature, known as "active endpoint" that will contain chat notifications to the device that you're using, rather than alerting every single device. For instance, if you're chatting using Skype on your phone, your computer and tablet will remain silent.

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1 day ago

Minuum keyboard app updated with floating and compact modes

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The team behind the popular Minuum keyboard app for Android devices are rolling out a new update today on Google Play, which offers some new features such as floating and compact modes, among others.

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1 day ago

Verizon said to be taking on Google Play with its own misguided app store

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The next Android phone you buy from Verizon might just come with a Verizon-branded app store. If that sounds familiar, like something from days past, you're not alone in that feeling. Apparently Verizon is working on a "different kind of app store", promoting app discovery in a way that Google Play has yet to grasp.

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1 day ago

Dropbox's Carousel app gets updated with new features and Android L support

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Dropbox's recently launched Carousel photo and video app for Android got a new update this week, adding a number of features along with full support for Android L.

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1 day ago

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a $179 Samsung tablet with a Barnes & Noble twist

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Samsung and Barnes & Noble are releasing the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook today, both in Barnes & Noble retail stores as well as online. A variant of the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4, the Tab 4 Nook comes loaded with Barnes & Noble software rather than Samsung's TouchWiz.

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1 day ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 20, 2014

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below.

As always, if you find any discounts out in the world that isn't listed, let us know in the comments!

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