13 min ago

HTC doubles Google Drive storage for One M8, One Max, One Remix, and Desire devices


HTC is giving a boost to some of its newest devices with a promotion for new owners to get double the Google Drive storage capacity. Now, instead of the usual 50 GB cloud storage space, new One M8, One Remix, One Max, Desire 610, and Desire 816 owners can get 100 GB of storage for free for two years.

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1 hour ago

The best word games for Android

Bonza for Android

We've rounded up the best Android word games you'll find in the Google Play Store. These will test your puzzle-solving skills, trivia knowledge, and sheer reflexes. Quite a few have in-app purchases, but still offer plenty of free content on their own.

Ready to start working with letters? Check out our top five Android word games!

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Deal of the Day: Puregear DualTek Extreme Shock Case for LG G3

This DualTek cover combines durable plastic and silicone materials in shock absorbing layers to provide you with ultimate impact protection that you won't find in your average phone case. The ergonomic grip gives you a comfortable feel from front to back, too!

The Puregear DualTek Extreme Shock Case is available for just $17.95; that's 49% off today only! Grab yours in either matte black or arctic white.


2 hours ago

Sony at IFA 2014 – Liveblogging at 10 a.m. EDT on Wednesday!


Phones, tablets, cameras, watches, Sony will have a packed lineup for us

IFA 2014 Sony is taking its traditional IFA 2014 slot on Wednesday out in Berlin, getting its press conference out of the way and unleashing its fall product range on us. We're expecting phones, tablets, cameras, watches and who knows what else – probably a good amount of TVs – and we'll be live on the ground and we're bringing you with us.

The event takes place after both Asus and Samsung have had their own respective times in the spotlight, and there's going to be plenty of news to round out a busy, busy day. The event kicks off at 4 p.m. local time here in Berlin which translates back to 10 a.m Eastern and 7 a.m. Pacific.

We'll have a liveblog post going up nearer the time, so keep your eye out for that and be sure to come back and join us to follow the action live!

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3 hours ago

Verizon revives Droid Landing account ahead of Motorola event


It looks like Verizon Wireless has revived its Droid Landing Twitter account after having been inactive for some time now. The revival of the Droid Landing account on Twitter comes just ahead of Motorola's scheduled event for September 4th.

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3 hours ago

The Asus Zenwatch liveblog from Berlin, 6.30 a.m. EDT Wednesday!


Join us for a first look at Asus' Android Wear smartwatch

IFA 2014 Wednesday is a pretty busy day in Berlin as the IFA 2014 press conferences kick off. We're going to be live with Asus at the Classic Remise to see what we're already aware is the grand debut of the Zenwatch, Asus' first foray into the world of Android Wear

Asus press conferences are always an entertaining affair, and we love watching the Chairman, Jonney Shih, take to the stage. We know the Zenwatch is coming but beyond that it could be anything and everything. Asus is known for some pretty wild products so we could still see some new phones, that dock into tablets, that dock into laptops. It'll be a fun ride, for sure.

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3 hours ago

Samsung Unpacked — Liveblogging from two continents at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday!


See what Samsung has to show us all while we liveblog from Berlin and New York

IFA 2014 Tomorrow is going to be a pretty big deal for Android fans. Samsung is holding another Unpacked event — one so big it needs three venues to handle it all: Berlin, New York and Beijing. We expect to see the all new Galaxy Note 4, as well as a new, and more "independent" wearable in the Gear S and its SIM card slot. We also imagine there will be a surprise or two, because Samsung. You don't get to be the biggest smartphone maker in the world without having plenty of great products that people want.

We're going to be in both Berlin and New York, bringing everything Samsung has to say and show to you live and in realtime. Alex and Derek will be at the aptly named Tempodrome in beautiful downtown Berlin, while Phil and Andrew will be sitting pretty in New York's West Village.

Everyone will have laptops and cameras ready to go, and this is something you'll not want to miss! You'll find it right at the top of all the action here on the AC homepage. Join us!

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3 hours ago

Boost Mobile boosts plans with double data and lower prices


Sprint prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile is running a promotion from September 3 to November 3 that will give customers discounted plans with double the usual data. As long as customers sign up during this period and keep their accounts active, then they can keep their promotional plan. Now, with a $5 discount, the starting $35 plan will give customers unlimited talk and text with unlimited data, though only the first 1 GB will be at high speed.

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6 hours ago

Last chance to save 20% on accessories at Android Central!

Labor Day Sale!

Labor Day is now behind us but the opportunity to still save 20% on any Android accessory surely isn't!

It's back to the daily grind. But, it's not all bad: There's still time left to get your orders in for cases, chargers, batteries, screen protectors and more here at Android Central. You'll want to get any unfinished shopping done today, though, because after midnight tonight this awesome discount will no longer apply. So, take advantage of coupon code: 14LD upon checkout and enjoy the savings!

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6 hours ago

Keep it locked to AC for all your IFA 2014 coverage


Are you ready for a deluge of Android news from IFA 2014 in Germany? We hope so, because we're there are ready for tomorrow!

Like CES, the IFA show is a place for the people who make Android phones and wearables and accessories to get together and show everyone the best of the best that they have to offer. We're expecting a more than a few new products, and we're as excited as you are to find out everything there is to know about them.

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