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1 week ago

Olloclip now makes lenses for the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4

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Olloclip makes clip on lenses that until now have been exclusively popular with the iPhone and iPad crowd. Now, owners of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S4 can get in on the action with the announcement of the 4-in-1 lens for both phones at IFA 2014.

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1 week ago

Android is still the top smartphone OS in the US, according to comScore

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The latest data from research firm comScore shows that the number one smartphone OS in the US continues to be Android, but it actually saw its market share go down from 52.5 percent in April to 51.5 percent in July.

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1 week ago

Samsung Gear VR headset now has a price: $199

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A Samsung spokesperson has revealed that the company's upcoming Gear VR headset will cost $199 when it is released later this year.

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1 week ago

Nest launching in the EU by the end of the month

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Nest has announced that it will be bringing its connected thermostat and smoke detector to more countries in Europe, with initial availability across France, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland set to commence by the end of this month. Customers in these countries will be able to buy Nest's products from over 400 retail locations at launch, with an additional 150 stores set to be added by the end of the year.

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1 week ago

Samsung's new Galaxy Tab Active looks and feels rugged in the hand

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Active

IFA 2014 Among all the announcements of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear VR, and the like from Samsung at IFA 2014, we also got our first look at Samsung's new ruggedized tablet: the Samsung Galaxy Tab Active. Essentially it's a Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 LTE, but with a more durable construction about it. IP67 certified durability, that is.

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1 week ago

Huawei's Arsenal-branded Ascend P7

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Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition

IFA 2014 A few weeks back Huawei announced a new, special edition Ascend P7 for Arsenal fans. The Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal edition comes adorned with the logo of the British football club, along with a special Arsenal-inspired themes and wallpaper for the phone's Emotion UI. And this week at IFA 2014 we were able to get a quick look at the P7 for gooners — check past the break for our photo gallery.

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1 week ago

The new Moto G is now available in India for Rs. 12,999

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Motorola has started selling the new Moto G in India, with the device on offer for Rs. 12,999 ($215) via Flipkart. Available in black and white color combinations, the 16 GB Moto G is priced lower than its first-gen equivalent, which debuted at Rs. 13,999 in the country earlier this year.

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1 week ago

Announcing the 'Weekly Photo Contest: Boats' winners!

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You may have noticed that Wednesday came and went this week without the announcement of the weekly photo contest winners. You'll have to forgive us for getting caught up in the crazy storm of news from Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, ASUS and more the last week. We're here to announce the winners of this week's contest either way, and just because we waited two extra days doesn't mean the winners don't deserve recognition for their great work.

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1 week ago

Android Central 201: The Note 4, Moto X, Moto 360 special edition!

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Audio-only stream below

Join us, friends, as we do something we've yet to attempt in our 200-show history. With Phil and Andrew at Samsung and Motorola in New York City and Chicago, and Alex and Richard in Berlin for IFA, we're bringing you this Intercontinental Ballistic Podcast for the new Galaxy Note phones, a little virtual reality, the new Moto X, Moto G and Moto 360 — and Alex pretty much loses it on Sony.

This is 90 minutes of (audio-only, no video) podcast insanity, folks.

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1 week ago

Moto 360 and Qi charging: A match made in nerd heaven

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Moto 360 on a Nexus Qi c harger

Because we promised we'd do it, this, folks, is the Moto 360 charging on a 2013 Nexus-branded Qi charger. If you've got a Qi-compatible wireless charger laying around, you've already got yourself a spare Moto 360 charger. And that's the way it should be.

Thank you, Motorola, for showing how it should be done.

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1 week ago

CounterSpy brings back Cold War action

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CounterSpy is a new action-packed game that recently launched on Android. The game allows players to link back to their PlayStation systems and brings back some of the spy and espionage action from the Cold War era. The game is also currently discounted to $4.99 to celebrate the launch on Android.

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1 week ago

Eyes-on the Sony QX1 and QX30 lens cameras

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As part of its IFA 2014 presentation, Sony introduced two new models of 'lens camera,' the QX30 and the QX1. While the QX30 is very much the spiritual successor to last year's QX10, the QX1 is a completely different beast. It's a mirrorless camera that supports Sony's e-mount lenses, so you're attaching a lens, to your lens camera, to your smartphone. As such it can get a little unwieldy.

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1 week ago

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 LED flip wallet

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Galaxy Note 4 LED flip case

IFA 2014 Between HTC's DotView, Samsung's S View and LG's QuickCircle, smartphone cases have been getting a whole lot smarter over the past year. This week at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Samsung added another smart case to the list — the official Galaxy Note 4 LED flip wallet.

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1 week ago

Driving mode and Home mode added to Moto Assist for Moto G and Moto E

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Motorola has updated the Moto Assist and Contextual Services applications today. The changes, which mean an update for all 2013 Moto phones, allow Home mode and Driving mode to be pushed to the budget-friendly Moto G and Moto E devices.

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1 week ago

TELUS in Canada latest to confirm new Moto X and Moto 360 sales plans

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TELUS has just informed Android Central via email that the Canadian wireless provider will offer the new Moto X smartphone for sale soon, along with the Moto 360 smartwatch.

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