39 min ago

Cricket offering $100 account credit if you leave T-Mobile or MetroPCS


AT&T-owned Cricket Wireless is now luring away T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers by offering an account credit promotion if you switch from those rivals. T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers who switch to Cricket Wireless will get a $100 account credit when they port over for each line with a maximum limit of five lines.

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1 hour ago

How to find the best wallpapers for Android

A good wallpaper can help bring life to any Android device

There are lots of ways to find great wallpapers for your phone or tablet

Wallpapers are one of the most under-appreciated parts of Android. Heck, many of the Android users I come across in my daily life haven't even bothered changing the wallpaper from the one that came on the phone out of the box. Well, we appreciate wallpapers here at Android Central — so much so that we offer our own selection of wallpapers to you in our own user-submitted wallpaper gallery (also available in our app), which you can go check out after we go through some of the best resources for plaster your home screen with pretty pictures.

Here are a few other easy ways to get great Android wallpapers on your phone or tablet.

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Deal of the Day: Amzer Hybrid Kickstand Case for Galaxy Note 3

This Samsung Galaxy Note 3 hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies and browsing the web. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a uniquely textured, thick plastic exterior.

The Amzer Hybrid Kickstand Case is available for just $7.95; that's 47% off today only! Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping.



2 hours ago

Pre-beta Z Launcher gets major speed bump with latest update


Z Launcher, which is a home screen alternative for Android-based devices, has announced that its just received its second major update. The launcher, currently in a limited pre-beta release, was created by the Nokia that wasn't sold off to Microsoft. With the new updates, you can see faster and more robust performance and some additional features.

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2 hours ago

You could win a Moto 360, and all you have to do is Yo


Motorola is giving away a full twenty Moto 360 smartwatches, and they're doing it via the messaging app Yo. You remember Yo, right? The app that let you send your contacts a message that consists merely of Yo? Yeah, that's the one. And Motorola's using it to give away a score of the Android Wear-powered circular-screened Moto 360s.

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2 hours ago

Weekly Photo Contest: Boats

Weekly Photo Contest

Last week's photo contest focused on bridges, and this week we're going with a prompt that often goes under those bridges — boats. Whether you're just taking a nice morning ride on the lake in a kayak or on a longer journey on a ferry, we're sure you can come up with some great boat photos this week.

We're picking out three winners this week to take home prizes, and each will receive an Incipio Dual USB Desktop Charging Station!

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2 hours ago

Pushbullet now lets you answer text messages on your computer


The latest update to Pushbullet has recently been updated so SMS notifications that are mirrored on your desktop can actually let you reply to the message. Just click in the notification, type on your luxuriously huge desktop keyboard, hit enter, and away it goes. This feature was enabled for a few select partner apps before, but now it should work across the board. Another recent update allowed for a shared clipboard, so you could copy text on one device and paste in another.

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3 hours ago

Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile sign up to sell HTC Desire 510 [Canada too]


HTC has just announced that the Desire 510 will be coming soon to Sprint, Cricket, Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile. The LTE-enabled HTC Desire 510 was announced yesterday as a new mid-range smartphone. The device was announced with worldwide availability, but HTC didn't specify which carriers. Now we know who will pick it up here in the U.S.

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3 hours ago

Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Bridges' winners!


Another week, another fantastic photo contest that yielded great entries from dozens of different members in our forums. This week's contest was looking for your best bridge photos, and the entries this week didn't disappoint. We narrowed things down to just two winners, which you can find here.

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3 hours ago

Sony website slip mentions upcoming Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact


Yet another mention of the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact has slipped out leading up to IFA. This time it's dab smack on Sony's existing Xperia Z2 tablet product page under the Screen section. It explains how "with IPS technology, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact offers an improved viewing angle. So you get super sharp images and accurate colours, no matter which angle you're looking at your device from."

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