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2 weeks ago

Weekly poll results: Droid Turbo vs. Galaxy Note 4

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Earlier in the week, we asked for thoughts on which new Android was the better flagship — the Droid Turbo or the Galaxy Note 4. With a question like that, we expected plenty of input, and we were not disappointed. But I do have to admit, I totally blew it trying to "pre-guess" the outcome.

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2 weeks ago

2014 Moto X Lollipop release notes posted, taken down quickly

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Update: Looks like that page wasn't meant to be in the public eye just yet, and it's been pulled for now.

Original story: Motorola has posted the release notes for Lollipop on the 2014 Moto X today. We're excited. You're excited. This means the update is likely ready for a rollout, at least to soak testers.

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2 weeks ago

Hearthstone will launch for Android tablets in December alongside new expansion

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Blizzard Entertainment gave a more specific release date today for the long awaited Android tablet version of their hit online trading card game Hearthstone, The company announced during the Blizzcon 2014 keynote that it will launch for those devices sometime in December. That's also the time frame that Blizzard is targeting to release a new expansion to the game, Gobins vs Gnomes.

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2 weeks ago

Android Central 210: Fuzzy Wuzzy Was A Podcast

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Audio-only stream below

OK, folks. Here we go again. Coming up this week, way more on the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player, we wrap up the Motorola Droid Turbo, Android 5.0 Lollipop is sort of available, and we answer more of your questions live on air.

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2 weeks ago

Former Google exec Nikesh Arora joins Sprint's board

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Sprint announced that former Google executive Nikesh Arora has joined the company's board of directors. In addition to having served as an executive in several roles at Google, Arora also has deep ties to Sprint's parent company Softbank. With Arora's addition, Sprint has nine members on its board.

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2 weeks ago

You can fight the Capitol in The Hunger Games: Panem Rising game for Android

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Just a couple of weeks before the release of the highly anticipated film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 in movie theaters, Kabam has released a new tie-in game, The Hunger Games: Panem Rising, for Android devices.

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2 weeks ago

AT&T to expand North American coverage area with Mexico carrier Iusacell acquisition

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AT&T announced that it would be acquiring Mexico wireless carrier Iusacell to create a North American Mobile Service area covering 400 million customers and businesses in the U.S. and Mexico. The deal will bring 8.5 million Iusacell subscribers under AT&T's umbrella. AT&T credits recent reforms in Mexico made under Prsident Pena Nieto for the deal.

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2 weeks ago

Google adds 7 new countries to list of supported Play Store Merchants

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Google has again widened the availability of Play Store Merchant accounts, this time to 7 new countries. Now those located in Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Qatar, or Venezuela can register as merchants and accept payments for premium apps through Google Play. Previously developers in these locations were only able to list free apps, none of the paid variety. These new countries join the ever growing list of supported locations for merchants.

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2 weeks ago

LG G Watch R arriving at Sprint November 14th

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If you're a Sprint customer and looking to pick up the LG G Watch R, you'll be able to do just that next week. LG's latest wearable will be arriving at Sprint stores and online on November 14th for $299.99. Easy Pay will be an option as well, allowing you to get the Android Wear device for $0 down and 12 monthly payments of $25.

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2 weeks ago

We're podcasting live at 4 p.m. EST!

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OK, folks. Here we go again. Coming up this week, way more on the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player, we wrap up the Motorola Droid Turbo, Android 5.0 Lollipop is sort of available, and we'll answer your questions live on air.

Hit up this link at 4 p.m. EST — that's 9 p.m. again in London — as we get this thing going. See you then!

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2 weeks ago

Facebook now lets you better customize what's in your News Feed

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Today Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will give you more control over what you posts you see in your News Feed. You'll now see a list of the top people and pages in your feed, and you'll be given a one-click option to unfollow them if you chose to do so. You can also choose a filtered view for a specific person, group, or page, or hide the dialog completely if you like things the way they are.

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2 weeks ago

Rogers introduces new roaming plan for traveling to the U.S.

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Rogers is introducing a new international roaming plan for those customers traveling to the United States. The Roam Like Home plan allows Rogers customers to access their Share Everything minutes, text, and data while in the United States for $5 per day.

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2 weeks ago

The Nexus Player works with external storage and USB ethernet

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Nexus Player and USB OTG

An update to our Nexus Player review ...

Here's a quick update to our Nexus Player review, as we've continued to explore what the little Android TV puck can do. As a reminder, there are three ports on device. HDMI for getting audio and video into a TV (either directly or through a receiver; either works fine), a power port for the ASUS wall wart, and microUSB.

It's that last one that we've been experimenting with, and we've got some good news to report.

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2 weeks ago

Seidio DILEX Pro with Kickstand for the LG G3

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LG G3 Seido Dilex Pro Case Hero

High quality case that you won't want to take off

When it comes to deciding on a case to protect your beautiful expensive LG G3, you want one that looks great but will also keep your device safe from drops and tumbles. With the Seidio Dilex Pro you're getting a case that not only looks amazing protecting your phone but also one with some added functionality that other cases normally do not include. Read along for our quick review of the Seidio Dilex Pro case with Kickstand for the LG G3.

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2 weeks ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 7

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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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