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1 week ago

The Nexus 6 review video walkthrough

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Got three minutes? We've got the lowdown on the Nexus 6.

Got a little more time? Be sure to check out our complete Nexus 6 review.

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1 week ago

The Samsung Developer Conference wrap-up

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... And that's it for us from San Francisco. We spent the week at Samsung's second developer conference, by all accounts an upgrade from last year's inaugural event. Bigger, having moved from a Union Square hotel — where you'd find yourself hustling up and down what felt like back staircases from the floor to the sessions — to the much more spacious Moscone West, home of the likes of Google I/O and other events. Better because there were many more sessions and workshops, and by most accounts relayed to us the developers on hand got quite a wealth of information.

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2 weeks ago

Motorola Spotlight Player grabs new animated story in 'Duet'

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Motorola's interactive story telling app, Motorola Spotlight Player, got an update today, and its a pretty cool one at that. The update brings along a new animated story titled 'Duet' that was created in collaboration with former Disney animator, Glen Keane.

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2 weeks ago

Weekly poll results: Nexus device relevance

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Earlier in the week we asked if you thought Google's Nexus program was still relevant. We left the question pretty open-ended, because we are also curious why people think the way they do about a question like this. We have our own thoughts and opinions about what the Nexus program means to us as consumers, and we know you all have the same type of thoughts.

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2 weeks ago

Tech giants rally together to curb NSA spying

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A number of big-name tech companies are teaming up to lobby the Senate to pass legislation that would limit the reach of the NSA's spying activities, Bloomberg reported today. The coalition of tech giants includes the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft, among others.

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2 weeks ago

Android Central 211: Samsung Dev Con, Nexus Regret

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Audio-only stream below

We're back from a week at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco, so we'll recap all the awesome openy (yes, really) madness that took place. Plus, we'll see where we stand on all the Nexus madness now that the reviews have landed and Android 5.0 Lollipop updates are upon us. Also: We've got the Galaxy Note Edge and Gear S. Plus, we answer more of your questions live! 

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2 weeks ago

Snapchat is clamping down on third-party apps, threatens to lock accounts

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Snapchat has a had a rough few weeks in terms of security. People's photos were allegedly stolen and posted online recently through the use of a third-party apps. Those apps used reversed-engineered APIs to access the service, which creates a significant vulnerability in account security.

Now, the company appears to be taking a hardline against the practice by sending out emails to those who have been utilizing third-party apps.

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2 weeks ago

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for the Nexus 4 is now live

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The factory images for Android 5.0 Lollipop just keep a-rollin' out. Following the rollout earlier this week to more recent Nexus devices, the latest to nab a coat of sugary-sweet goodness is the Nexus 4 with build number LRX21T.

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2 weeks ago

Asus ZenWatch now available from the Google Play Store

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The Asus ZenWatch is now available to purchase from the Google Play Store. While the ZenWatch appeared on the Store yesterday, customers were unable to buy it, with the device labled as "Coming Soon". You can now purchase the device for $199.99, and it should leave its warehouse in one to two business days.

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2 weeks ago

We're podcasting live at 3:30 p.m. EST!

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Android Central Podcast

OK, folks. We're back on our proper parts of the U.S. (as much as I love the West Coast, it's good to be home), and it's time to do that weekly thing we do. Coming up on this week's Android Central Podcast, we'll recap the Samsung Developer Conference, see where we stand in Nexus land now that the reviews are out the door and updates are hitting other devices. And of course we'll answer your questions live on air.

So join us at this link at 3:30 p.m. EST — we're going a half-hour early this week — as we do this thing.

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2 weeks ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 14

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.

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2 weeks ago

Microsoft launches beta version of Skype for Web

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Microsoft has unveiled Skype for Web, a browser-based version of the VOIP service. Currently in beta, Skype for Web functions just like its native desktop counterpart, with voice and video calling and text messaging. The beta is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox on Windows, and Safari 6.0 or later on OS X.

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2 weeks ago

Galaxy Note Edge now available in the US, on-contract pricing starts from $399

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Galaxy Note Edge

As promised, Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge is available for purchase in the U.S. The handset is now on sale at AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, with Verizon, and U.S. Cellular set to follow.

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2 weeks ago

HTC planning to roll out Lollipop to Google Play edition devices from next week

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HTC's Mo Versi indicated on Twitter that the vendor is targeting Lollipop rollout to GPe devices from next week. Versi, however, failed to mention whether the One M8 or last year's One M7 would receive the update first.

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2 weeks ago

Grab Fleksy along with over $80 worth of apps for free from the Amazon Appstore

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Want to get Fleksy, one of the best third-party keyboards for Android, for free? You're in luck, as Amazon's latest giveaway, valued at $80, includes the keyboard along with a host of other apps.

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