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3 min ago

Twitch, Disney, and others add Chromecast support to their apps

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Twitch.tv, three Disney apps, iHeartRadio, and DramaFever have all been updated so you can beam great programs from your Android device to the big screen over Chromecast.

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1 hour ago

HTC Desire 510 hitting Sprint for free Sept. 19, Boost and Virgin next week

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Following an announcement a few weeks ago, we've got release dates for the HTC Desire 510 on Sprint, Boost Mobile, and Virgin Mobile. Sprint is getting it on September 19 for $0 down on contract ($199.99 without a contract) or $8.34 monthly on Easy Pay. Boost will have the Desire 510 starting September 22 for $99.99. Virgin Mobile will have theirs out a day after on the 23rd. for $99.99.

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Deal of the Day: Mobi Hard Shell Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Made from a durable polycarbonate, these Galaxy Note 3 hard cases are strong enough to withstand drops and thin enough to keep in your pocket. The case snaps together around your device leaving access to the screen, camera, ports and buttons.

The Mobi Hard Shell Case is available for just $4.95; 75% off today only. Comes in 6 different colors, too!

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1 hour ago

What is Google TalkBack?

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Google Talk Back

Google's TalkBack service is a great way for the vision-impaired to use all of Android's features

Most of us take being able to see everything on our high-resolution Androids for granted. We peep at pixels, discuss the merits of display technology to death, and even tend to turn our nose up at devices that don't have the ultra-high-res "true" HD screens some of today's flagships offer. But that's not the case for the large segment of us who have impaired vision.

Folks who have a hard time seeing the overload of information that a modern smartphone has to offer will need some assistance, and Google provides a really comprehensive set of tools in TalkBack. TalkBack is an Accessibility Service that helps vision-impaired users interact with, and enjoy, their devices. It uses spoken word, vibration and other audible feedback to let you know what's on your screen, what you're touching, and what you can do with it.

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1 hour ago

Adobe EchoSign app for Android offers mobile e-signatures to more devices

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Adobe has just launched the Android version of its Adobe EchoSign app, which was previously released for iOS. The app allows businesses to accept signatures on mobile devices for documents, contracts and more.

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2 hours ago

Eight reasons to buy a Moto X 'Pure Edition'

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AT&T Moto X bloatware

We're picking on AT&T because that's what we currently have, but the other carriers are just as guilty of bloating up what otherwise is a pretty clean implementation of Android on the new Moto X.

You can pre-order the AT&T Moto X Bloatware Edition now; the Pure Edition goes up at noon EDT.

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2 hours ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for September 16

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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 hours ago

NVIDIA announces Shield Tablet LTE pre-orders are open today at $399

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet

Tablet pre-orders will ship in the U.S. and Europe on Sept. 30

Today's the day you can plop down a chunk of your local currency to pre-order the NVIDIA Shield Tablet with an LTE connection and 32GB of storage. The pre-order price for this higher-end model of the Shield Tablet comes in at $399 here in the U.S., and gets you the exact same Shield Tablet but with double the internal storage and the ability to connect to mobile data networks.

We've worked up a full list of HSPA+ and LTE frequencies that the Shield Tablet LTE will connect to, but NVIDIA points out that it does have full certification from AT&T to run on its network. That'll presumably give it the "best" performance on AT&T, but the tablet is completely unlocked and you'll have no problem connecting to any number of networks around the world so long as you purchase the right data plan made for tablets.

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3 hours ago

Tired of black phones? Moto X coming to India in bamboo and leather too!

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Although Motorola announced that the new Moto X would be making its way to India later this month, the manufacturer failed to mention which variants would be available to customers in the country. Thanks to a premature listing of the device on Flipkart, we now know that the Moto X will be available in Black, Bamboo White and Black Leather options.

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4 hours ago

CyanogenMod 11 M10 adds a bunch of new features, loses support for CDMA Galaxy Nexus

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CyanogenMod 11 M10 release is upon us, and is as the case with new builds, M10 features a host of new features that include a new bug tracker, ability to access the last used app by long pressing the recent apps button, a soft reboot option and support for glove mode and smart covers (like this one).

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4 hours ago

Galaxy S5 Active brings its ruggedness to Canada

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Have you always wanted to use your smartphone as a hockey puck? If you live in Canada, today is your lucky day, as the Galaxy S5 Active is now available in your country. The device is available for purchase on Rogers and Bell, with Telus set to commence sales starting next week.

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5 hours ago

Sony's budget-focused Xperia E3 launches in India

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After unveiling the device at the IFA earlier this month, Sony is launching the Xperia E3 in the Indian market. The handset is available in single and dual-SIM variants in the country, with the single-SIM version retailing for Rs. 11,790 ($194) and the dual-SIM version costing Rs. 12,790 ($210).

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6 hours ago

You can now travel the London Underground using EE's 'Cash on Tap' app

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EE has today announced that the mobile operator's Cash on Tap app will connect with card readers on the London Underground, using NFC on supporting smartphones. This makes EE's mobile payment service compatible with the underground, tram, DLR, Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster cards. This follows EE's recent rollout across London buses.

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7 hours ago

AT&T commences pre-orders of new Moto X in black, bamboo and leather

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Liked what you see with the new Moto X? Motorola is set to commence sales of the device in the US from 11 AM EST on Tuesday, but if you'd rather not wait, AT&T has the device up for pre-order right now.

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15 hours ago

This week's sidebar poll: Leather or links - which Moto 360 looks better?

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Moto 360 bands

Choice!

We're having a little discussion here amongst ourselves, all about the Moto 360 and which looks better — the leather strap or the metal band. The leather is a quality piece of hide from Horween Leather, and it's pretty tasty looking. On the other hand, the metal band has that classic watch look going on, and makes the 360 look like one beautifully designed unit indeed.

What say you? You know the drill, there's a poll below (or on the sidebar to the right) where you tell everyone which you like. Then jump in the comments and let us know which way you voted and why!

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