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2 days ago

Interstellar movie-based game for Android lets you make and explore your own solar system

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Paramount has just released a new Android game on Google Play based on director Christopher Nolan's upcoming sci-fi epic Interstellar and it looks like it will be a tad different than the normal movie tie-in as the player can not only create his or her own solar system but can also explore it as well as others made by fans.

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2 days ago

OnePlus One pre-orders will be open for limited time

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The folks behind the OnePlus One will be temporarily accepting traditional pre-orders for a limited window in late October. If they have the devices in stock, they'll ship right away, and if they don't, they'll put you on pre-order status. If you manage to get an invite while on pre-order status, you can bump up to the top of the queue. Of course, you can always cancel the pre-order at any time if you're sick of waiting.

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2 days ago

Our Moto 360 video review

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You've no doubt by now read our complete Moto 360 review. But if you're more of a visual learner, we've distilled five basic things you need to know about the Moto 360 into a couple minutes of video.

If you've got questions about the look and feel of the Moto 360, or how battery life's managed after a couple weeks of use, or how wireless charging works out — and if you've only got a couple minutes — we've got you taken care of here.

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2 days ago

Belkin's WeMo Smart LED Bulbs now on sale in US and Canada

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Belkin has announced that its WeMo Smart LED Bulbs, which can be controlled by its Android app, are now on sale in the US and Canada, both as individual bulbs as well as in a Starter Kit that includes a WeMo Link which can control up to 50 of those lights.

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2 days ago

Motorola reportedly will unleash the Droid Turbo next month

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Although Motorola is all about the Moto X, the Moto G and the Moto 360 these days, the manufacturer is not neglecting its exclusive partnership with Verizon with regards to the Droid line of smartphones. We may not have to wait long to see a new device added to Big Red's roster, as CNET mentions that Motorola is working on launching a new Droid smartphone next month.

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2 days ago

Subway Surfers heads to Cairo in the game's latest update

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The popular endless runner game Subway Surfers has received yet another content update, and this time the gang are heading to the ancient land of Egypt and specifically the city of Cairo.

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2 days ago

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick off tomorrow, available in the US on October 17

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be available in the US on October 17th, with preorders starting September 19th, i.e. tomorrow. Every major US carrier has committed to carrying Samsung's new large-screen stylus-equipped smartphone, and will all likely be offering pre-orders of their own at the same time. Additionally, Samsung is offering a $200 guaranteed trade-in on any working smartphone.

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2 days ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for September 18

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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 discounts out in the world that isn't listed, let us know in the comments!

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2 days ago

Show your love for European football with this limited edition HTC One M8

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If the numerous color variants of the HTC One M8 don't strike your fancy, how about a football-themed edition of the handset? To celebrate the return of Europe's premier football tournament, HTC is launching the UEFA Champions League collector's edition One M8.

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2 days ago

Here's when you will be able to buy the Galaxy Note 4 in the UK

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Galaxy Note 4 launching in the UK on September 19

Samsung has today announced that the Galaxy Note 4 will be available to pre-order in the UK from this Friday, Sept. 19. Samsung retail stores in the UK will get first dibs on Note 4 pre-orders, while Three, Carphone Warehouse and other outlets will open up pre-orders the following Friday, Sept. 26. The Galaxy Note 4's general UK release is slated to take place in just over three weeks, on Friday Oct. 10.

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2 days ago

You can now purchase Nest products through Google Play in France and Ireland

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It's now possible to purchase the Nest smart thermostat and smoke detector directly through Google Play in both France and Ireland. Nest was purchased by Google earlier this year, enabling the tech giant to pick up new hardware that helps consumers keep their homes warm and safe, while saving some pennies on the side.

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2 days ago

Sony set to rebuild mobile division, starting with 1,000 job cuts

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After announcing a "goodwill impairment charge" yesterday that sees Sony's losses mounting to $2.1 billion for the annual year, the handset vendor has mentioned that it is looking to restructure its electronics arm. The first stage involves cutting 1,000 jobs from the mobile division, which amounts to 15 percent of the unit's total workforce.

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2 days ago

Amazon fans its tablets' Fire with refreshes: Fire HDX 8.9, Fire HD 6, and Fire HD 7

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Amazon is offering up a refreshed hardware edition of its Kindle HDX 8.9, which is up for pre-order today alongside the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 slates. The refreshed hardware gives the HDX 8.9 some added power to make it stand out in the crowd, and Amazon says that its latest flagship slate will be the first to come with Dolby Atmos with simulated 3D sound for all that multimedia streaming you'll be doing with Amazon Prime Instant Video and Music.

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2 days ago

Amazon announces Sangria, version 4 of Fire OS

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Amazon has just announced Sangria, the next version of its mobile operating system Fire OS. Fire OS 4 "Sangria" is based on Android 4.4 KitKat and is launching with the just-announced Fire tablets. The latest OS version brings UI refinements (still focusing on Amazon's content), user profiles, Family Library content sharing and Firefly to all compatible devices.

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2 days ago

Chromecast support added for Slingbox owners who have Android smartphones

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Chromecast owners who also have a Slingbox connected to their television should be happy today as Sling Media announced today it has added support to Google's HDMI dongle for Android smartphones.

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