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1 month ago

Samsung dispatches emergency S Finder update to Galaxy S5

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It looks like Samsung is pushing out a critical update to the Galaxy S5 that the company says is an "emergency update" related to the S Finder universal search app on the phone. The update could be downloaded over WiFi or over your carrier's network, though the latter will incur "additional data charges according to your data plan."

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1 month ago

Boom Beach brings epic battle to Android

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Big fan of Clash of Clans? Then you're going to want to take a look at Boom Beach, the newest game Supercell. As you probably know, Supercell is the mobile game studio behind the wildly popular game Clash of Clans. Boom Beach is their newest game that's been out on iOS for a few months. That changes today with the release of Boom Beach for Android.

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1 month ago

KitKat starts rolling out to AT&T Galaxy S III owners

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Samsung is now starting to roll out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat software update to Galaxy S3 owners on AT&T's network. The update will be pushed out via an over the air (OTA) software update and users are advised that WiFi is required to download. Hit the break to see the full change log.

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1 month ago

Warhammer 40,000: Carnage finally hits Android, bringing total annihilation in tow

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Warhammer is a popular franchise when it comes to the gaming world, be it with the creation of painted figurines and battlements or classic video games. Warhammer 40,000: Carnage is the latest hit in the series of games we've seen launch on Android, which arrived on iOS last month.

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1 month ago

Sicher from the IM+ team promises to keep your messages 'super-safe'

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The IM+ team wants your messages to be super-safe

Sicher, a new "super-safe" messenger has arrived today on Windows Phone, iPhone and Android devices. Sicher (pronounced "Zee-her") comes from the team behind IM+ and brings free, encrypted chats and file transfers to users. Using the app, you'll be able to chat, send files, photos and voice messages to other users. Sicher goes so far as to not show incoming messages on your lock screen (only an alert) so you have to open the app to get the full message. Sicher features secure end-to-end encryption of messages, files and group chats, anonymous push notifications and self-destruction message settings.

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1 month ago

The best streaming music apps for Android

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Streaming Music

Streaming may be increasing in popularity, but which Android apps should you use?

We know there are plenty of streaming apps out there for Android. Each one comes with pros and cons (as everything else in life does). And the streaming app that best suits your needs might vary from one moment to the next. Say you want to listen to local stations for local news and weather information one moment. You may just want to have some music playing in your office that will be uninterrupted by commercials the next moment. Different apps will better fulfill those different needs.

Join us for an overview of some of the best streaming apps out there.

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1 month ago

Amazon licensing Android Appstore to BlackBerry

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Deal opens up official access to Amazon's app catalog for BlackBerry users

The BlackBerry love affair with Android apps opens a new chapter today with the news of a licensing deal with Amazon for its Appstore. With the launch of BlackBerry 10.3 this fall, BlackBerry 10 device owners will be able to download all the Android apps Amazon has to offer while BlackBerry is left "to focus on enterprise application development."

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1 month ago

Oyster brings all-you-can-read book subscriptions to Android

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Dubbed the Netflix for books, Oyster is finally launching on Android after an iOS debut bringing with it an all-you-can-read subscription model. Voracious readers can subscribe to the service for $10 per month and read all the books that they want, including popular titles and new releases.

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1 month ago

Snapchat takes a slingshot at Facebook with shareable social stories

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As Facebook is trying to take on the ephemeral messaging model with Slingshot, rival Snapchat is trying to become more social and public with a new 'Our Story' feature. Seems like quite the reversal of course for both social networking heavyweights, but Snapchat is adding the Our Story feature to its self-destructing messages model for a more public and group sharing experience.

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1 month ago

The best dietary apps for Android

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Get healthy and eat right with these great Android Diet apps

Healthy eating isn't easy. Places like 5 Guys or your local watering hole make it even harder. But it's one of the keys to living healthy and getting in shape. Like a lot of things, your Android can make it a bit less painful with some great apps. If you want to track calories, or get a little deeper and analyze fats or carbs, or if you just want a good diet plan laid out to help make shopping healthy easier, these apps can help. Head past the jump and have a look!

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