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The Best AT&T Prepaid phones

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If you’re looking for the very best phones available on AT&T prepaid (better known as GoPhone), you’ve come to the right place. Going month-to-month can be super convenient for anybody looking for low monthly rates, though it can be pricy getting involved if you don’t already have a compatible phone ready to go. That’s okay though; we’ve got your best options lined up right here.

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1 week ago

Shazam 8.2 gets more personal, now plays full playlists with Spotify and Rdio

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Music identification app Shazam has received a major update today to version 8.2. It adds new features to the home screen of the app, a new way to play music, and deeper integration with Spotify and Rdio.

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1 week ago

Heroes of Might & Magic III HD Edition coming to Android tablets Jan. 29

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Ubisoft plans to bring a truly classic PC game, Heroes of Might & Magic III, to Android tablets, via the Google Play Store, on January 29. That's when the graphically revamped version of the fantasy turn-based strategy game, Heroes of Might & Magic III HD Edition, will be released.

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1 week ago

HERE Maps for Android drives onto Google Play for free

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After tooling around in a beta for a while, Here Maps has arrived in Google Play. The maps app and service, part of the services portion of Nokia left over after the Microsoft acquisition, has been available from the HERE website for a few months already, and now anybody can try out the mapping search and navigation app for free from Google Play.

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1 week ago

HTML5 apps coming to Amazon Fire TV

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Amazon is offering developers an outlet to publish their HTML5-based apps to the company's Fire TV set-top box and their Fire TV Stick HDMI dongle. Developers who have already released web apps for Amazon's Fire tablets and its Fire smartphone can also release those same apps for the Fire TV devices.

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1 week ago

OnePlus gets into the holiday spirit, lets anyone buy the OnePlus One without an invite

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While the OnePlus One is a great device in many ways (as we've noted in our review), availability has always been invite-only, barring a few occasions. That's all changing this holiday season as OnePlus has just announced that customers will be able to pick up the handset without an invite until December 25. The vendor is even promising delivery by Christmas Day.

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1 week ago

Hangouts gets a whole lot smarter, brings last seen timestamps and more

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Hangouts just received an update that sees the addition of 16 sticker packs, new video filters for calls, ability to add contacts with their phone number, smart location suggestions and more. Also new is a "last seen" timestamp that shows you when your contact has last checked the service.

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1 week ago

Leaked specs of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy A7 reveal high-end hardware

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Samsung already launched two devices in the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5, and now it looks like the vendor is set to launch its third offering, the Galaxy A7. Alleged specs of the handset leaked by SamMobile show that Samsung is targeting the high-end market with the upcoming smartphone.

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1 week ago

With a thickness of just 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max makes your phone look chunky

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Step aside, Oppo R5. Vivo has just announced a super-thin smartphone that clocks in at just 4.75mm. The X5 Max is the latest handset to compete for the title of world's thinnest smartphone, and judging images and details shared by the manufacturer, it's clear to see just how thin the Max X5 is.

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1 week ago

First episode of Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' series lands on Android

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If you're anything like us, you cannot get enough of Game of Thrones.The fifth season of the hit HBO show won't be debuting for a while, but that doesn't mean you can't get your Westeros fix from other avenues. Telltale is here to assist in doing just that by launching the first episode of its Game of Thrones series on Android.

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1 week ago

Notification emails go out for Google's $19 million refund for in-app purchases

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Google Play refund notices are being sent out to customers as a result of Google's $19 million minimum settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. If your Google Play account was charged between March 1, 2011 and November 18, 2014 as a result of unauthorized in-app purchases made by young children, you can apply for a refund through Google.

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1 week ago

Google Cardboard app 'Jack White: Third-D' places you in the middle of a concert

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A new virtual reality app titled Jack White: Third-D has just hit the Google Play store that will place Google Cardboard wearers in the middle of a Jack White concert from wherever they are located. The experience will also be hitting the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift in the future as well.

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1 week ago

Google Plus adds new options for gender identity

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Google is making it easier for those who don't identify themselves within the bounds of "male" or "female" on Google Plus. Rachael Bennet, a Google software engineer, announced via the social network that there are now more options for listing one's gender on their profile.

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1 week ago

This week's sidebar poll: Did a large phone replace your small tablet?

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Phones keep getting bigger and bigger. Some of us love the idea, some of us don't, but it seems nothing will stop or slow down the race to be the biggest. Samsung got in early, with the genius idea that is the Galaxy Note. Whoever had that vision certainly deserves a huge raise, and office with a corner, and a company car. Now we see big phones from everyone — including Google and Apple.

We have a little on-going AC Editor hangout that we use for sharing silly pictures, making coarse jokes, and even getting a tiny bit of work done. The question of having a phone big enough to replace a small tablet, yet small enough to be portable, is something that we've actually discussed between the memes and jokes. We've even visited it on the blog a time or two.

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1 week ago

Sprint MVNO Ting to support GSM starting in February 2015

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Ting, the MVNO that currently runs on Sprint's network, made a curious little announcement today. In a rather epic video on YouTube (as epic as SIM cards can get, anyway), Ting announced that it will support GSM phones starting in February 2015.

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