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1 week ago

Chrome brings more Material Design in latest update

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Google has just released a new update to the Chrome browser for Android today, though it may not hit your devices right away. This will be a gradual roll out that happens over the next few days, and though the change log is short, it should add a lot of performance improvements. Google also says that there are "additional Material Design updates," along with support for battery status and screen orientation APIs.

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1 week ago

Humble Bundle offers Devil's Attorney for free in ninth bundle

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Humble Bundle is running a promotion that makes the game Devil's Attorney a free download. The ninth bundle includes six games that you can name your price for. These games include Syberia, Neuroshima Hex, Bardbarian Golden Axe Edition, Leo's Fortune, Out There, and First Strike, with more games promised to come soon. The special bundle, along with the free Devil's Attorney game, is good through 11 AM PT on October 22.

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1 week ago

AT&T agrees to pay $105 million to settle claims of unauthorized third-party charges

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AT&T has agreed to pay a total of $105 million to settle claims that the wireless carrier "billed customers millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party subscriptions and premium text messaging services."

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1 week ago

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on sale at Expansys USA for $849.99

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If you really, really want to get your hands on a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 right now and live in the US, the folks at Expansys USA are currently selling the unlocked version of the 5.7-inch smartphone right now for the rather steep price of $849.99.

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1 week ago

Backdrops for Chromecast can show personal photos and more

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An update to the Chromecast app for Android will let you activate a nice screensaver for your TV populated with all sorts of web content. Backdrops can include Google+ photos, curated artwork, news and lifestyle pictures, and satellite imagery.

If you're looking for more information, just crack open the Google app and ask "What's on my Chromecast?" The Chromecast app itself will also have more information on what images are being shown.

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1 week ago

The best news apps for Android

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Newspapers may be dying, but the news is alive and well.

All the news that's fit to render

News in the digital age has gotten faster, so it's no surprise that more and more users are getting their news on their phones rather than on their TVs. And while news aggregators like Press and Newsstand have their place, today we're going to look at getting our news straight from the source. These are the best apps from professional news organizations, at least from the humble opinions of the Android Central staff.

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1 week ago

Samsung posts two new ads for the Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung has released a couple of new ads for the Galaxy Note 4. Each ad focuses on different capabilities, such as the S Pen, screen, and camera.

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1 week ago

Unlocked Mobiles in UK starts taking Samsung Gear S smartwatch pre-orders

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Unlocked Mobiles in the UK has started taking pre-orders for the upcoming Samsung Gear S smartwatch, with shipments scheduled to begin on October 24.

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1 week ago

Endomondo Sports Tracker updates with Android Wear support

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Endomondo Sports Tracker has been updated with support for Android Wear. You can also connect your account to Twitter, creating a training plan has been improved. in addition to Android Wear support, Endomondo also now supports the Samsung Gear S.

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1 week ago

Sprint cuts its Samsung Galaxy Note 4 two year contract price down to $299.99

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Sprint has quietly cut the the two year contract price of its Samsung Galaxy Note 4 by $50, reducing it from $349.99 down to $299.99, most likely in an effort to compete with its rival carriers in the US.

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1 week ago

Microsoft launches XIM for Android as a new way to share photos

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Microsoft has just announced Xim, a new app that will be available today for Windows Phone, Android and iOS. Xim allows you to share photos easily with a group of friends nearby. You can then all view and browse the same photo content at the same time. With Xim you share your photos, not your phone.

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1 week ago

Asda and Sainsbury's team up with Zapp to launch mobile payments in 2015

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Several major UK retailers and companies have announced support for Zapp, which means shoppers will be able to make payments using their smartphones. Zapp is an upcoming mobile payment gateway and platform that plans to offer a new way for consumers to pay for goods and services. The UK service will launch three mobile apps – Android, iOS and Windows Phone – to enable said smartphone owners to make payments without having to take out their wallet.

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1 week ago

Square Order helps you get your favorite coffee faster

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Square Order has been updated with enhancements that make placing orders easier. The update includes a new design, two-tap ordering, arrival prediction, and more.

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1 week ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for October 8

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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 sales out out there that aren't listed, let us know in the comments!

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1 week ago

Get more from your Philips Hue Tap with this handy Android app

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The Philips Hue Tap is the first physical switch for the company's connected lighting system, and while handy to have around the house its more limited in functionality by design that the smartphone apps. But, Hue has developer APIs available which has led to this, Hue TapApp, to give you more from your Tap.

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