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4 years ago

Zen Pinball HD for Android updated for new Walking Dead table

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Zen Pinball HD for Android updated for new Walking Dead table

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Zen Studios has released an update to its Zen Pinball HD game for Android that adds support for purchasing a new Walking Dead table inside the app. It's currently available in the Google Play Store along with the Amazon Appstore.

4 years ago

These are the finalists in our HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition contest!

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These are the finalists in our HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition contest!

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1. johnnyacks
2. bunjiweb
3. jfoofoo
4. jeremias bermudez
5. alina balagova
6. surcelmadalin
7. chidi9901
8. diktea
9. alex cabrera
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HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition Contest

It's time for you to vote from our 10 favorites

OK, folks. We've had some incredible entries in our contest for your chance to win an HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition — actually to win No. 1 of the 64 to be created. We asked you to design your own M8, and we've seen some incredible entries. You can view them all here.

Now the hard part begins. We've picked 10 entries that stood out to us. And now it's your turn to vote on your favorite. We've got them all listed in random order — numbers are only for identification purposes. We'll leave voting open through 4 p.m. EDT Friday, then announce the winner live on this week's podcast.

Again, our sincerest thanks to everyone for their entries. Having to pick 10 finalists wasn't easy, and of course we'll all have our differing opinions on which should have made the cut. You're all aces in our book, though. And with that, here are the finalists.

4 years ago

Top Android app, device and accessory deals for August 28, 2014

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Top Android app, device and accessory deals for August 28, 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!

4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Alpha now available for pre-order in the UK!

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha now available for pre-order in the UK!

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The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available for pre-order in the UK, ahead of the smartphone's expected launch of September 10th. The Carphone Warehouse joins EE, Phones 4u and Clove by kicking off the ability to pre-order the new smartphone.

4 years ago

Xbox One SmartGlass Android app updated with activity post support and more

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Xbox One SmartGlass Android app updated with activity post support and more

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Microsoft has released a new update for the Xbox One SmartGlass Android app that adds a number of new features, including a way to post status updates to the game console's activity feed and more.

4 years ago

Alone is an amazing new sci-fi game you should probably get

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Alone is an amazing new sci-fi game you should probably get

A fantastic new game hit the Google Play Store today called Alone. The premise is simple: drag up and down on a the screen to pilot an escape pod through a deadly gauntlet of galactic debris. You get two levels of shields that can soak up a bit of punishment. Go for as long as possible in order to unlock higher difficulty levels. So what makes Alone so special?

4 years ago

Nokia teases 'HERE for Gear' announcement tomorrow

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Nokia teases 'HERE for Gear' announcement tomorrow

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Nokia has shared a teaser on Twitter, alerting Gear owners that something covering HERE services will be announced tomorrow. The company has utilized the same font as Samsung for its Gear range of products, making us believe this announcement will cover HERE services on said hardware.

4 years ago

Huawei Ascend Mate 7 with super-thin bezels spotted in the wild

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 with super-thin bezels spotted in the wild

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Huawei Ascend Mate 7 leak

If Huawei's latest teaser video alluding to the Ascend Mate 7 hasn't captured your attention, how about a few leaked photos of the device itself? Scheduled for an official unveil next week at the IFA, the third generation Ascend Mate is rumored to offer a 6-inch full-HD screen, octa-core Kirin 920 SoC and a 13 MP camera.

4 years ago

Sony's IFA teaser video hints at Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, wants you to demand great things

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Sony's IFA teaser video hints at Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, wants you to demand great things

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With IFA less than a week away, Sony has shared a new teaser video highlighting key features that will be included in its upcoming Xperia devices. Along with the oft-rumored Xperia Z3, Sony is set to unveil the Xperia Z3 Compact and an 8-inch Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, which was accidentally mentioned on Sony's website yesterday. In one of the frames in the teaser video, we can see three devices – two smartphones and one tablet – outlined, which could turn out to to be the Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact and the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact.

4 years ago

Samsung announces another Tizen smartwatch, the curved Gear S

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Samsung announces another Tizen smartwatch, the curved Gear S

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'Gear Circle' Bluetooth headset also announced

While Android Wear continues to get the big headlines, Samsung continues cranking out more Tizen-based smartwatches. Its latest — the Gear S — brings about a large, 2-inch curved AMOLED display, 2G and 3G connectivity for standalone use along with Wifi and Bluetooth. Its 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM are partnered up with a 300mAh battery to offer a purported two days of "typical usage."

4 years ago

Samsung Gear S specs

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Samsung Gear S specs

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Samsung has released yet another smartwatch, the Gear S, in its lineup of various different sizes, shapes and functionalities. The stars of the show here are the big 2-inch curved AMOLED display and standalone 3G connectivity on the Gear S, but we also have the full internal specs for you to check out.

4 years ago

This is the LG G Watch R

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This is the LG G Watch R

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The second round Android Wear watch is a looker, but you'll have to wait for it

No more teasers. This is the LG G Watch R — the South Korean manufacturer's second Android Wear smartwatch. It's also the second round entry we've seen this year, the Moto 360 being the other. And it looks like folks are going to have some hard choices to make later this year.

Yes, we said later this year. (Which means we fibbed just a bit when we said "no more teasers.") The LG G Watch R won't be available until October at the earliest — fourth-quarter 2014 is all we've got at this point, and it wouldn't surprise us in the least to see it launch alongside the L version of Android — and we don't yet know the price.

That said, the LG G Watch R is a looker for a number of reasons.

4 years ago

LG G Watch R specs

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LG G Watch R specs

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An OLED display rounds out otherwise familiar specs in the new LG G Watch R

Now that the LG G Watch R is officially official, it's time to take a look at the pure specs.

Not surprising is that they're mostly in line with what we've come to know in the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. (The exact Moto 360 specs are still under wraps, at least for a little while longer.) Same sort of processor, resolution and internals as the other guys.

Let's take a look at the full LG G Watch R specs:

4 years ago

Cricket offering $100 account credit if you leave T-Mobile or MetroPCS

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Cricket offering $100 account credit if you leave T-Mobile or MetroPCS

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AT&T-owned Cricket Wireless is now luring away T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers by offering an account credit promotion if you switch from those rivals. T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers who switch to Cricket Wireless will get a $100 account credit when they port over for each line with a maximum limit of five lines.

4 years ago

How to find the best wallpapers for Android

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How to find the best wallpapers for Android

A good wallpaper can help bring life to any Android device
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A good wallpaper can help bring life to any Android device

There are lots of ways to find great wallpapers for your phone or tablet

Wallpapers are one of the most under-appreciated parts of Android. Heck, many of the Android users I come across in my daily life haven't even bothered changing the wallpaper from the one that came on the phone out of the box. Well, we appreciate wallpapers here at Android Central — so much so that we offer our own selection of wallpapers to you in our own user-submitted wallpaper gallery (also available in our app), which you can go check out after we go through some of the best resources for plaster your home screen with pretty pictures.

Here are a few other easy ways to get great Android wallpapers on your phone or tablet.

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