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1 week ago

UK Moto X Android 4.4.4 rollout now underway

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The UK model Moto X (XT1052) is the latest version of the handset to see a bump up to Android 4.4.4, the latest version of Google's OS. Alongside the new Android version, the updated Moto X firmware includes camera improvements, the ability to pause video while it's recording, and an updated dialer app that matches the look of the latest stock Google dialer in 4.4.3 and above.

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1 week ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 21, 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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1 week ago

Flappy Bird developer returns with new frustrating game Swing Copters

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Swing Copters

Just when you thoughts the world was just starting to get over Flappy Bird, the developer behind that title has returned with yet another game, today launched launched on both iOS and Android. Dong Nguyen's latest hit, titled Swing Copters, puts players in charge of a dude with a 'copter helmet. The object of the game is to avoid the swings and progress as far as possible, much like its predecessor.

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1 week ago

Acer launching new affordable Chromebox CXI line next month

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Acer today announced a new Chromebox line of products, perfect for education, small businesses and those who are seeking a sleek, yet affordable machine running Google's OS. The devices themselves have a super small footprint with a compact chassis to keep sizes to a minimum, while enabling users to either stand the computers upright or mount the units on the back of a supporting monitor. These new Chromeboxes start from $179.99 and will be available next month in the US and Canada.

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1 week ago

Samsung announces Galaxy S5 LTE-A for Singapore, launching later this week

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Samsung has announced a new variant of the company's flagship smartphone for Singapore. The Galaxy S5 4G+ will launch on SingTel's new LTE-A network. Both the network itself and the new mobile device will launch on August 23 with the Android device available on multiple plans. Like other models of the S5, there are some unique features to the Singapore variant.

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1 week ago

SoundCloud starts rolling out ads, brings revenue sharing model to artists

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In a bid to increase revenue and offer content creators the ability to monetize, SoundCloud has announced that it will be bringing ads to the service. The move follows rumors from earlier this year which suggested that the music service was close to signing licensing deals with major record labels.

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1 week ago

Xperia Z3 spotted on Chinese certification database

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With the official unveil less than a month away at the IFA, Sony's Xperia Z3 has been certified by China's TENAA, the country's equivalent of the FCC. The certification authority listed two models of the device, L55t and L55u — with different network bands.

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1 week ago

EE extends 4G roaming to 14 new countries

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EE has announced that it will be extending 4G roaming connectivity to 14 additional countries, following the rollout of the service to cover Spain and France earlier this year.

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1 week ago

Fragment brings kaleidoscopic photo editing to Android

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Fragment comes from iOS to Android today with a particularly unique twist on photo editing. A wide range of shaped filters distort your photo along clean, sharp lines, lending a kaleidoscopic skew to your shots.

You can move and resize the fragment filter, change how it tweaks your image (such as by adding a hue, changing brightness, cranking saturation, or inverting colors). Once that's done, export the final product out to any major destination or feed it back into the app to apply another fragment on top.

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1 week ago

LG bringing L Fino and L Bello to IFA, targeted at teens and emerging markets

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LG L Bello and L Fino

LG has announced that it's bringing the L Fino and L Bello Android smartphones to the IFA conference in Berlin. These "powerful alternatives to higher-priced smartphones" are aimed for the teenage set and emerging 3G markets.

The phones are 4.5- and 5-inch models, for the L Fino and L Bello, respectively, skimping on on-board storage (4GB and 8GB totals) but bringing Android 4.4.2 and features like LG's excellent camera software (paired with 8-megapixel shooters), the Quick Circle case, KnockCode and more.

The LG L Fino and L Bello will first be released in Latin America, with countries in Europe, Asia, and CIS to follow.

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