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16 min ago

Coin, the one credit card to rule them all, now available for backers, sort of

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Coin — the sort of physical digital that aims to replace all the other cards in your wallet — is now available for backers to claim. (We're one of them.) There are a few caveats, though. One is that while the iOS app will be ready Aug. 28, the Android app won't drop until Sept. 25.

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41 min ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 22, 2014

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Looking for deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets? We've found a bunch of limited-time offers of which you may want to take advantage.

Give us a shout in the comments if you find any other sales floating around the web and we'll be sure to share 'em!

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Deal of the Day: Qmadix X Series Cover for Samsung Galaxy S5

This Galaxy S5 hard case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell and a shock absorbent TPU underneath for double the protection against impacts. The back has a glossy finish while the sides provide softer edging for a comfortable grip.

The Qmadix X Series Cover is available for just $12.95, 57% off today only. Backed by our 60-day return policy and fast shipping!

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45 min ago

OnePlus One gets a battery drain bugfix

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If you've got a OnePlus One, be on the lookout for a quick new software update. Officially it "provides critical security updates." Only slightly less officially is that a nagging battery drain should now be nipped in the bud. Version XNPH3RR is rolling out right about ... now.

More: OnePlus One forums

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1 hour ago

Samsung Galaxy S5 takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and dares other smartphones to do the same

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The latest celebrity to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is none other than ... the Samsung Galaxy S5. No, this is not a joke; Samsung' Mobile's official UK YouTube page has posted the footage along with the Android smartphone's challenge to other devices to do the same thing

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2 hours ago

Google Chromecast can be yours for just £18 in the UK

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Google's Chromecast is quite the popular product, which launched in the UK for £30. If you thought this price was a little too steep for what was included in the box, it's now possible to pick up the Chromecast for just £18 – that's almost a 50 percent discount.

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4 hours ago

Samsung explains how the new metal-framed Galaxy Alpha is made

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Samsung has today shared some photos of the new Galaxy Alpha being manufactured, just in case you were wondering just how it's made. The smartphone itself will be a unique option for consumers thanks to its metal body, which is carved from metal using highly advanced machinery. We're always eager to take a quick look at how hardware we use today is made in the factory and as technology continues to advance, the processes utilized to actually produce units is required to keep up.

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14 hours ago

Chromebooks just don't get the hardware they deserve

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ASUS C300 Chromebook

The economics may not work out in a way that we'll get great high-end Chromebooks

As I've spent an increasing amount of time using Chromebooks over the course of the last year, reviewing several personally, I'm starting to get worried about the state of the Chromebook market. While there are plenty of very capable Chromebook options out there that represent a fantastic value to price-conscious consumers, I'm wondering if there will ever be a time when we see a selection of higher-end devices for those who want (or frankly need) more.

The "Chromebooks are just the new netbooks" argument has been thrown around quite liberally in the past two years, but I've always been optimistic that we would eventually see a range of Chromebooks that aren't just cheap machines meant to undercut the competition. But as we enter a new generation of Chromebooks hitting the market with low-cost and low-power Intel and ARM processors, the cheapest possible display components, limited memory and uninspired designs, I'm losing some of my confidence.

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16 hours ago

'Moto X+1' leaks again ahead of Motorola event on Sept. 4th

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With Motorola scheduled to host an event on September 4th in Chicago, we were kind of expecting to see a bit more of the long awaited and already plenty leaked 'Moto X+1' and it seems our thoughts on that weren't far off.

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16 hours ago

Ouya turns to Xiaomi for expansion into Asia

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Ouya may be taking its games to China if a deal with Xiaomi could be made. The two companies are said to be in talks ironing out the details where Xiaomi would make Ouya's gaming service available on its set-top boxes and smart TVs.

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