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9 hours ago

Kodak now lets you edit, share and print from its Moments app

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Kodak has released an update for its Moments app, which now lets you share, edit, and print photos all from one location. No longer do you need a separate app to print using one of Kodak's Picture Kiosks, instead you can do it from the same place that you just edited that new photo.

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10 hours ago

Real Boxing 2 to enter the ring with some impressive graphics later in 2015

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Vivid Games had a smash hit with the original Real Boxing game. Now the developer has posted the first trailer for the sequel, Real Boxing 2, with some impressive looking graphics that use Unreal Engine 4.

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10 hours ago

Angry Birds 2 tips and tricks

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It's time to fling birds and wreck pigs. And cast spells. And sometimes compete with all of your friends.

Angry Birds 2 is here, and once you get over the name after Angry Birds Seasons, Angry Birds Space, and all of the other Angry Birds games that came before this sequel, you'll see this is a worth successor to the franchise that started it all. All you need to get started is an itchy trigger finger and an eye for toppling poorly constructed towers of glass, wood, and stone.

Getting past Level 20 without spending money requires something a little different from the previous Angry Birds titles, but to help you through we've got some tips and tricks that will carry you well into the game.

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10 hours ago

Galaxy Note 4 on Sprint now receiving Android 5.1.1

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Sprint is now receiving its Android 5.1.1 update. Weighing in around 615MB in size, the update also brings along some performance improvements and new multi window features. At this time, Sprint has yet to post an official change log with all of the changes found in this build.

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11 hours ago

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is only $25 at Best Buy today

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Best Buy is offering a one-day savings on the Amazon Fire TV Stick, dropping the price of this streaming accessory to only $24.99. The streaming media accessory usually retails for $39, but Best Buy has placed it as a Deal of the Day, along with a $15 savings.

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14 hours ago

Huawei's Honor records revenue of $2.63 billion, 20 million shipments in first half of 2015

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Huawei launched its Honor sub-brand last year, aiming to offer unlocked devices through an online-only business model to reduce overhead costs. The Chinese manufacturer has announced today that the Honor brand accounted for 20 million shipments during the first six months of 2015, netting $2.63 billion in revenue.

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14 hours ago

AT&T combines TV and wireless with first DirecTV deals, starting from $50 per month

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Now that AT&T has had its acquisition of DirecTV approved by the FCC, the US carrier has cemented plans on offering new bundles, providing customers with a selection of TV and wireless packaged plans. These new packages start from $50 a month, but you'll be able to grab a $10 discount if combining a new plan with a wireless subscription.

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17 hours ago

Samsung's svelte Galaxy A8 heads to India for ₹32,500

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Samsung has launched the Galaxy A8 in India, with the phone going on sale from later today. Priced at ₹32,500 ($507), the 5.9mm thick Galaxy A8 will be available in white, black and gold color variants.

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17 hours ago

Sony unveils Xperia C5 Ultra and 'super mid-ranger' Xperia M5

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Sony has announced the Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra. Both mid-range smartphones were previously teased in a recent leak, but are now officially coming soon. The former packs a sizeable punch in a waterproof design, while the C5 Ultra has two 13MP cameras and a near borderless 6-inch HD display.

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19 hours ago

Nokia sells HERE to German carmakers for $3 billion

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Nokia has announced that it has sold its mapping business HERE to German car consortium comprising of Audi, BMW and Daimler for 2.8 billion Euro ($3 billion). The Finnish company was looking to sell HERE to focus on the integration of Alcatel-Lucent, which it acquired for $16.6 billion earlier this year.

HERE's high-definition real-time digital mapping technology gives the aforementioned car makers the ability to further their research on self-driving cars, and integrate connected services into their next-generation vehicles. The deal is estimated to close in the first half of 2016, with Nokia netting 2.5 billion Euro ($2.74 billion) from the proceeds.

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20 hours ago

Parrot ditches plans for consumer-centric Android Auto head unit, now targeting car manufacturers

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At CES 2015, Parrot unveiled the RNB6, an in-dash car infotainment system with support for both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. During the launch, Parrot said that the RNB6 will be available to customers as an aftermarket upgrade, but it now looks like that option is no longer available as the vendor has announced that it will sell the infotainment system directly to car makers:

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23 hours ago

Come talk about Motorola's latest phones in the Android Central Forums!

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We've all had a handful of days to digest the big announcements from Motorola, and as we're all waiting for the Moto X Style and Moto X Play to hit stores — and maybe play with a Moto G 2015 while we wait — there's a lot to talk about.

We've already given our quick takes in the last podcast, and will continue to bring you all of the coverage you've come to expect from Android Central as we spend more time with the phones. But as we do, we also want to encourage you to hop into the forums and chat it up with other members.

Moto X Style (Pure Edition) forums

Moto X Play forums

Moto G 2015 forums

Forums for each new phone are already plenty lively, and there's something for everyone, whether you want to start new threads, contribute to what's there or just read through other opinions. Join us!

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1 day ago

Weekly poll results: Motorola did it better

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OnePlus 2 and Moto X Style or Pure or something

Last week we asked what people thought about the two "big" events in the Android world of the week — the OnePlus 2 announcement, and Motorola showing us the Moto X Style (or Pure, or something) and the Moto X Play.

Most of us paid close attention to both, and while there were some surprises, in the end we are left with what each manufacturer thinks is a natural successor to last year's product. That's how it goes, but that won't stop us from debating things over and over. And over.

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1 day ago

Best Android gadgets of the week: Moto Surround, Amazon Dash Button, and more!

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This weekend we're rounding up the best new Android accessories to hit the market again. Amazon pulled the trigger on the public launch of their incredibly convenient shopping button, while Motorola offered up two new pairs of headphones. There's plenty more, so dive in!

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