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AT&T starts selling Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 online July 15

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AT&T has announced it will begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 tablet online starting July 15, followed by sales in its retail stores July 25. The wireless carrier is also offering $50 off the tablet if customers also purchase a Galaxy smartphone at the same time.

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Google's Project Zero aims to make the internet a safer place

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Google has announced a new security initiative called Project Zero, with the broad mandate of making the internet a more secure space. Full-time researchers will identify threats through the most widely-used applications, submit bug reports directly to the developers, and announce the changes publicly once the vulnerability has been patched.

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Google will warn if a mobile site's lousy with Flash content

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Google has announced it is adding a new feature to its search results that will indicate if a web page will have issues being viewed on certain mobile devices such as an Android smartphone or tablet.

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Weird Al gets 'Tacky' in latest video, new album now available in Google Play

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To celebrate the launch of his new album, Mandatory Fun, Weird Al Yankovic is kicking off his #8videos8days project with this, the video for new song, "Tacky." A parody of the insanely popular Pharrell Williams track, "Happy," the video features a number of cameo appearances from a number of people, including Jack Black. And better still if you're a fan, the album is available right now in the Google Play Store.

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1 week ago

Sprint HTC One M8 updated with Android 4.4.3 and Wi-Fi calling

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The HTC One M8 on Sprint is now receiving an update to Android 4.4.3 KitKat. While Android 4.4.3 brings some under-the-hood changes, nothing much visually changes on the One M8. What is new, however, is the addition of Wi-Fi calling on the Sprint M8.

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Incipio announces series of cases for LG G3 for all types of situations

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Accessory company Incipio has announced a series of cases for the newly released LG G3 smartphone, ranging from lightweight designs to models designed to take a lot of use and abuse.

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Two more HTC executives reportedly leaving company

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HTC has lost a number of senior figures over the past year, and if a report from Bloomberg is accurate we can add two more to the list of departing executives: Chief Marketing Officer Benjamin Ho and Engineering and Operations President Fred Liu. Ho, who took over as marketing head in early 2013, is said to have tendered his resignation and will reportedly depart by the end of the year. Sources for Engadget suggest that a lukewarm response to HTC's expensive Robert Downey Jr.-endorsed marketing campaign may have contributed to the CMO's exit. Meanwhile Bloomberg reports that Liu, a 16-year HTC veteran, will be retiring.

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1 week ago

Google accepting applications for Project Ara development boards

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If you're a developer and are interested in designing modules for the Project Ara modular smartphone, you can now request Google for a development board.

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1 week ago

Ovia pregnancy tracker comes to Android

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Anyone in the process of making babies will be interested in checking out Ovia, a hugely popular pregnancy tracking app for iOS that recently made the jump to Android. The amount of data that this app can track is boggling. Keep tabs on weight gain, food intake, sleep, and exercise, as well as research symptoms, medical safety, and other articles to help you along the way.

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1 week ago

Nest and Samsung among supporters of new Thread wireless networking protocol

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Nest Labs and Samsung are among the founders of the Thread Group, which will develop a new IP-based wireless networking protocol, also called Thread, that's being created specifically for the home.

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