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4 days ago

Twitch app now lets users watch past content from their favorite streamers

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Popular game streaming service Twitch has finally added video on demand (VOD) support to its Android app.

In an update to its Android app today, Twitch has finally added support for video on demand—a feature many gaming fans have been anticipating for a while.

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4 days ago

LG G4 camera tips and tricks

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LG G4 camera

The LG G4 has one of the best cameras on an Android phone. Make your photos even better by following a few basic steps.

The LG G4 is one of the best Android phones available right now, and the camera experience is a big part of that. LG's latest flagship includes a 16-megapixel sensor with 3-axis OIS (optical image stabilization), a color spectrum sensor and LG's trademark laser-assisted autofocus. And on the software side, the G4 is one of the first mainstream phones to offer RAW photo capabilities out of the box.

That's a great deal of camera technology inside a seriously impressive phone, but what's more important is how you'll use it. Head past the break for a few simple tips to get the most out of the LG G4's main camera.

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4 days ago

Android Central Photo Contest: Stairs

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Walk on up and snap a photo.

It's time for another photo contest, and this week the subject of your pictures will have to be "stairs." We don't always have escalators, ramps or ladders around, but stairs are pretty universal — and that means there's pretty much a limitless supply of them available for your to photograph. So get out there and get some stair shots, and enter them into the latest photo contest.

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4 days ago

Alcatel Idol 3 to start shipping in the US on May 21

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The Alcatel Idol 3 will be available for consumers to purchase in the US beginning May 21, and pre-orders will also begin shipping at the same time.

Pre-orders of the budget friendly Alcatel Idol 3 are set to begin shipping on May 21, the same day that the company will officially begin selling the device in the US. Featuring a 5.5-inch 1080p display, 16GB of internal storage, 2GB of RAM along with a 1.7GHz processor, the Idol 3 will run Android 5.0.2 out of the box.

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4 days ago

Ice Age Avalanche promises puzzle game fun on Android

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Fans of puzzle games like Candy Crush Saga might find something new to play with Gameloft's just-launched Ice Age Avalanche for Android.

Gameloft's newest Android game is Ice Age Avalanche. It's a free-to-play "match 3" puzzle game that's based on the popular animated movie series.

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4 days ago

Motorola Camera gains support for manual exposure control

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Manual exposure controls have made their way into Motorola Camera in the latest update, giving you more control of the photos you are taking.

Motorola has pushed out an update to its Motorola Camera app that brings along manual exposure controls, letting users make the subject brighter or darker before taking the picture.

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4 days ago

Announcing the 'AC Photo Contest: Build' winners!

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We built a photo contest that was looking for your best shots to illustrate the idea of "build," and dozens of entries filled up the forums that did just that. A great variety of different styles of photos came in, and we were able to eventually narrow it down to the two that will receive prizes. Read along with us and see the winning entries!

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4 days ago

Getting inside the ZenFone 2 with ASUS and Intel (Part 1)

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We've reviewed the ASUS Zenfone 2. We've seen the phone's launch in North America. And you can now purchase the ZenFone 2 for a completely reasonable price of $299. (Or even a little less if you want to skimp on the specs.)

But that's really just the start of the story for ASUS, which is teaming up with Intel for this new Atom-based phone. There are a lot of firsts here for both companies. And to get the full scoop we (along with our pals at Tom's Guide) sat down with ASUS chairman Jonney Shih and Intel Corporate VP Aicha Evans at the ZenFone 2 launch event in New York City.

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4 days ago

The Best Android Phones of 2015

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What is it that makes a phone a great phone? There are a dozen measurable factors and a dozen more that are purely subjective. But in 2015 there are a lot of excellent choices for an Android phone, both flagship and entry-level. Simply put, these are the best Android smartphones you can buy.

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4 days ago

Get a 64GB Galaxy S6 for the price of the 32GB model with T-Mobile's Memorial Day sale

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This weekend, T-Mobile will be offering customers who purchase the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge the ability to grab the larger storage capacity model for the price of the lower one.

In celebration of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, T-Mobile is offering customers the 64GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 edge for the same price as the 32GB model.

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4 days ago

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is now yours for only £25 in the UK

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Amazon has dropped the price of its Fire TV Stick by £10 in the UK. If you're seeking the accessory for your big screen, you'l be able to pick one up for just £25.

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4 days ago

Facebook Messenger's free video calling feature is now available in most countries

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Users of Facebook Messenger should now be able to engage in a video call with every other user of the popular messaging app worldwide, with a few exceptions.

A few weeks ago, Facebook added a video calling feature to its Facebook Messenger app for people in the US and 17 other countries. The feature has been expanded and can now be used by people in nearly every other country.

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4 days ago

These are the top Xiaomi phones you need to know

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Xiaomi

The manufacturer you may have rarely heard of is making some great devices.

Xiaomi is a smartphone manufacturer that is growing in stature day-by-day, despite having virtually no physical presence outside of Asia. Sales of its phones in territories including its native China and India have propelled the relatively young OEM into the top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the world. Impressive, certainly, and sees Xiaomi going toe-to-toe with the likes of Apple and Samsung at the higher reaches of the league table.

And yet while so many have heard the name, the phones are still relatively alien to many in the west. Xiaomi has a reputation for building devices that are extremely good value for money without cutting corners on the specs. If you're interested in picking up a Xiaomi phone or just interested in the brand, these are the phones you'll need to know about.

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4 days ago

Oppo officially announces the R7 and R7 Plus

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Oppo has announced two new smartphones, the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus. The former is a 5-inch handset, while the latter is a 6-inch phablet.

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4 days ago

LG looking to boost smartphone sales, may launch another flagship later this year

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LG will continue to offer two flagship devices a year as the South Korean manufacturer aims for a larger chunk of the smartphone market share.

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