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The Acer C910 Chromebook gets faster with an Intel Core i5 processor

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The previously-launched Acer C910 Chromebook is getting a hardware upgrade with a faster 5th generation Intel Core i5 processor being put inside.

The previous versions of the 15.6-inch Chromebook that launched in January had slower Intel Core i3-5005U or Intel Celeron 3205U processors. The new version has the Intel Core i5-5200U chip that Acer claims offers the "fastest performance in a commercial Chromebook to date."

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1 week ago

Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff kicks off a Star Trek-themed event

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Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff has started a new, Star Trek-themed event with today's update.

The Quest for Stuff event sees the crew of the USS Enterprise enter the game, travelling back in time to 2015 in order to protect Stewie Griffin, the genius baby of the Griffin family from the Borg.

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1 week ago

HTC + Robert Downey, Jr. = insanity that somehow is promoting the One M9

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HTC asked Robert Downey, Jr. to star in a series of short promo videos for the HTC One M9, and the result is ... interesting.

In the past HTC has done quite a bit of work with Robert Downey, Jr. to promote their devices, and they are back again for the HTC One M9. The ads that come from the joint efforts have been rather different over the years, and the newest set of short-films is no different.

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1 week ago

The HTC One M7 GPE will get Android 5.1, the regular One M7 won't

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HTC has confirmed that the Google Play Edition of their HTC One M7 will receive an update to Android 5.1 Lollipop, with all other versions of the phone stopping at Android 5.0.

The news that all the other versions of the HTC One M7 will be denied Android 5.1 was posted on Twitter by HTC's Vice President of Product Management Mo Versi:

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1 week ago

Atari releases a gamified fitness app to get you off the couch

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Atari announced the launch of Atari Fit for iOS and Android. Available now, Atari Fit incentivizes device owners to get fit while earning points to unlock games.

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1 week ago

Amazon Appstore turns 4 years old, offers $105 in paid apps for free to celebrate

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To celebrate the Appstore turning 4 years old Amazon has made 34 paid apps free for a limited time.

Amazon's latest giveaway in the Amazon Appstore includes $105 of paid content for free now through March 21. Titles in this promotion include Cut the Rope, World of Goo, EasyTether and many more.

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1 week ago

Samsung Galaxy S6 gets pulled apart, reveals compact insides difficult to repair

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 has yet to be made available to consumers, but that hasn't halted MyFixGuide from taking a unit and carefully dismantling Samsung's latest Android flagship.

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1 week ago

Intel, Google announce partnership with Tag Heuer for Android Wear-powered smartwatch

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Intel and Google today announced a partnership with iconic watch brand Tag Heuer, with a watch coming later this year.

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1 week ago

Amazon expands its Prime Now one-hour delivery service to Baltimore and Miami

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Amazon today announced the company is expanding its one-hour Prime Now delivery service to two new US cities – Baltimore and Miami.

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1 week ago

Samsung details colorful accessories for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

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Samsung will let you customize your Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge to your heart's content with a range of accessories tailored for the devices.

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1 week ago

Samsung rolls out 128GB flash storage module aimed at mid-range smartphones

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After announcing its new UFS 2.0-based storage module targeted at high-end devices, Samsung is now rolling out a 128GB storage solution for mid-range smartphones.

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1 week ago

LG's ridiculously cute AKA gets a wider release

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These phones have eyes. And personalities. And they're making their way out of Korea and into more countries.

Wooky, Yo-Yo, Soul and Eggy are leaving South Korea. LG today announced that its crazy-awesome AKA smartphone — in four personas and friendly colors — are branching out and will be available in a number other nations starting next week.

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1 week ago

HBO GO comes to the Amazon Fire TV Stick

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For those of you rocking one of Amazon's Fire TV Sticks, today may be your lucky day. HBO GO has finally made its way to the streaming dongle.

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1 week ago

Google Docs for Android updated with full-screen document review

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Google Docs for Android grabbed an update today that brings a couple of new features that make it easier to review a document before you dive in to make edits.

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1 week ago

Motorola Droid Turbo likely to be updated straight to Android 5.1 due to VoLTE support

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Motorola Droid Turbo owners will be skipping Android 5.0 in-favor of Android 5.1 according to a Motorola software engineer.

In January Motorola announced that 2013 and 2014 Motorola devices would be updated "very soon", but that promised update has yet to hit for all devices two months later. Late last night saw Luciano Carvalho, a software engineer at Motorola, posted on a Google+ thread giving a little more insight behind the delay of the Lollipop update for the Droid Turbo.

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