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2 days ago

Huawei's IFA teaser features fingerprint security, automotive integration, math, and… cats

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Huawei's teasing us with whatever they're planning for IFA 2014, and it's quite the tease. There are a few things we can infer: whatever they're planning to announce will feature a fingerprint reader with some sort of security (a vault with a fingerprint on it) and some sort of automotive integration (that is a transmission shifter, though apparently Huawei doesn't believe in reverse, park, or neutral).

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2 days ago

Uber offers developer API to integrate car service in third party apps

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Uber has just announced a developer API, allowing developers to integrate the car service into their own Android apps. Apps will be able to do things like send an address to Uber's own app, as well as display pickup times, provide fare estimates, and more.

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2 days ago

Skype relief is finally coming with notifications only on the device you're currently using

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Skype will soon be doing more to curb notification noise on your devices. The company has announced a new feature, known as "active endpoint" that will contain chat notifications to the device that you're using, rather than alerting every single device. For instance, if you're chatting using Skype on your phone, your computer and tablet will remain silent.

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2 days ago

Minuum keyboard app updated with floating and compact modes

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The team behind the popular Minuum keyboard app for Android devices are rolling out a new update today on Google Play, which offers some new features such as floating and compact modes, among others.

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2 days ago

Verizon said to be taking on Google Play with its own misguided app store

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The next Android phone you buy from Verizon might just come with a Verizon-branded app store. If that sounds familiar, like something from days past, you're not alone in that feeling. Apparently Verizon is working on a "different kind of app store", promoting app discovery in a way that Google Play has yet to grasp.

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2 days ago

Dropbox's Carousel app gets updated with new features and Android L support

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Dropbox's recently launched Carousel photo and video app for Android got a new update this week, adding a number of features along with full support for Android L.

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2 days ago

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a $179 Samsung tablet with a Barnes & Noble twist

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Samsung and Barnes & Noble are releasing the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook today, both in Barnes & Noble retail stores as well as online. A variant of the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4, the Tab 4 Nook comes loaded with Barnes & Noble software rather than Samsung's TouchWiz.

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2 days ago

Top app, device and accessory sales for August 20, 2014

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We've dug up some solid deals on apps, accessories, smartphones, and tablets. If there's something you've been wanting to get your hands on, check out the list below.

As always, if you find any discounts out in the world that isn't listed, let us know in the comments!

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2 days ago

The best of Android

These are the best of the best. The best phones. The best tablets. The best apps. All the things.

It's always not easy to pick the best of something. It's certainly almost never fair. But them's the breaks, for it is our job to use and experience all the things, and to help tell their stories.Therefore we bring you all the best things. The best Android phones. The best tablets. The best apps for playing and working and doing whatever it is you want to do.

These are the best of the best.

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2 days ago

Nabi to sell Big Tab HD 20-inch and 24-inch Android tablets

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If you want to buy an Android tablet that's really, really big, the folks at Nabi have you covered with this week's announcement of the Big Tab HD, which will be sold in 20-inch and 24-inch models.

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