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1 week ago

Save 25 percent on the ASUS ZenWatch from NewEgg, only $149 for limited time

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The ASUS ZenWatch is currently on sale at NewEgg for only $149, a 25 percent savings. To make the deal even sweeter, NewEgg is also offering a $10 Promotional Giftcard with the purchase of this Android Wear device.

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1 week ago

I actually don't like the LG G4 — here's why

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LG G4 and other phones

Everyone around here seems to be gushing over the LG G4. I dare to have a different view.

When LG took the wraps off of its latest G-series flagship, I immediately wanted to get one to put it up against my favorite phone at the time, the Galaxy S6. After being relatively unimpressed by the G3 with its performance issues and lackluster software, LG really had me excited with new internals and a bevy of high-end camera features.

Well I ended up getting an LG G4 — a grey plastic one, if you were wondering — to try just shy of a month ago, and it turns out I just haven't fallen in love with it the way others have. Though it seems to possess all of the raw materials and features of a good device, it hasn't been my phone of choice due to a few specific issues.

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1 week ago

Meerkat adds a way to embed livestreams from its app on websites

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Meerkat, the livestreaming app that officially launched for Android in May, has a new service that gives anyone with the app a way to embed their livestreams on a website.

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1 week ago

BlackBerry Messenger gets Material Design overhaul, new Privacy and Control Subscription

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BlackBerry Messenger's latest update brings along with it an all new Material Design, along with a number of new privacy settings and controls. Beyond the visual overhaul, BlackBerry has added a new Privacy and Control Subscription to BBM, which replaces the existing Timed and Retracted Messages Subscription.

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1 week ago

A quick look at the Qmadix X Series LITE for LG G4

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Care for a dose of dual layers that still keep your LG G4 on the slim side? The X Series LITE case serves it up nicely.

The fine folks over at Qmadix sent us their popular hybrid case for the LG G4 for a test run, and after week of doing its duty, we were pleasantly surprised of the extra grip it provided next its protective design that left little to worry about in the case of a drop.

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1 week ago

Microsoft will end support for older Outlook.com Android app on July 31

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Microsoft recently launched a new version of its Outlook email app for Android. However, with that launch comes the retirement of the older Outlook.com app. The company has been sending out emails to customers informing them that support for the older app will end on July 31.

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1 week ago

Mobile Nations Community Update, June 2015

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Mobile Nations Community Update

With June coming to a close, it's time again for the Mobile Nations Community Update! Keep reading as I take you on a quick tour around our network for all the latest from Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central.

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1 week ago

Grab a Moto 360 from Woot for as low as $149 today only

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The online discount site, Woot.com, has some big savings on the Moto 360 today, dropping the price down to as low as $149. This offer, which is good for today — June 26 — only, scores you a champagne Moto 360 with cognac leather band for $149, or the natural and dark metal options for $179.

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1 week ago

ZTE launches the Maven on AT&T, Sonata 2 on Cricket Wireless

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ZTE is has launched two new smartphones in the US today, the ZTE Maven and ZTE Sonata 2. The former is on AT&T, while the Sonata 2 is heading to Cricket Wireless. Both smartphones are affordable handsets, offering yet more choice for those looking for a sweet deal on a brand new mobile device.

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1 week ago

Snapdragon 820 may feature 3.0GHz Kyro CPU cores manufactured at Samsung

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Qualcomm is moving back to custom CPU cores — called Kyro — in the Snapdragon 820, with a new report out of South Korea stating that the 64-bit cores will be clocked at 3.0GHz.

Samsung is said to manufacture the SoC, which Qualcomm revealed during the unveil of the Snapdragon 820 would be built on a "leading-edge FinFET process." Samsung switched to a 14nm FinFET manufacturing process this year with the latest-generation Exynos SoC, which is used in the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.

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1 week ago

Netflix gift cards are now available in the UK

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Netflix has launched its own gift card in the UK, introducing a new way for consumers to enjoy content without having to fork out for a monthly subscription.

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1 week ago

Huawei rolls out Android 5.1 beta test to the Honor 6 in France, UK and Germany

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Ahead of the full-fledged Android 5.1 rollout for the Honor 6, Huawei is soliciting feedback in the form of a beta test in France, UK and Germany.

One hundred registered customers in the Honor Club will be eligible to participate, with Huawei asking interested users to answer why they would like to be in the beta test. Those that get in to the soak test will be able to test-drive Android 5.1 atop Huawei's EMUI 3.1 on their Honor 6, and share feedback with the manufacturer.

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1 week ago

Samsung UK says Lollipop update will not be hitting the Galaxy Ace 4

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Some bad news for Galaxy Ace 4 owners. It looks as though Samsung will not be rolling out Lollipop to your smartphone. Samsung UK confirmed the move in a response to a consumer asking about the update.

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1 week ago

Sony Xperia Z3+ launches in India for ₹55,900 ($870)

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Sony has launched its latest flagship, the Xperia Z3+, at an event in New Delhi for ₹55,900 ($870). The device is available in retail stores from today, with most major outlets already featuring signage promoting the phone.

The Xperia Z3+ is available in all four color variants — Black, White, Gold and Aqua Green, and Sony is bundling the UCH10 Quick Charger with the handset. You get a factory-installed screen protector as well, but you should probably get rid of that.

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1 week ago

Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is now receiving Android 5.1

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Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is now receiving Android 5.1

No more waiting. No more asking or thumb twiddling. Every Moto X (2014) Pure Edition in the U.S. is getting the Android 5.1 OTA right now. Motorola's David Schuster — who has been great about keeping us up to date with the progress — announced on Google+ that the flood gates have opened.

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