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12Apr/13Off

Facebook Messenger update brings Chat Heads to all, no Facebook Home needed

Facebook Home will be available for a select group of Android handsets today, but in the meantime check out a new update for Facebook Messenger. It enables the new Chat Head pop-up messaging windows on most devices, no need for Home. And while it acts independently, it still brings the same functionality we saw showcased [...]

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12Apr/13Off

Sprint nabs exclusive purple Galaxy S3, available now for $99

Today Sprint has begun offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 in an exclusive Amethyst Purple color option. With the Galaxy S4 right around the corner, the carrier is looking to squeeze every last ounce out of the GS3 before bidding it a fond farewell. The purple edition will be available as a 16GB model only and [...]

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12Apr/13Off

Latest Google Keep update enables Google Drive sync, homescreen and lockscreen widgets

There is an update available for Google Keep that brings about several new features for users of Google’s fledgling note taking service. Some of the most notable additions to the app include the ability to sync Keep with Google Drive, as well as the ability to jot down quick notes directly from homescreen and lockscreen [...]

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12Apr/13Off

UK investigating ‘freemium’ games target at kids, could land Google Play in hot water

The UK’s Office of Fair Trading has a bone to pick with so-called ‘freemium’ apps targeted at children. It’s no secret that more than a few parents have been shocked to find a massive bill after leaving their kids to their own devices, mommy or daddy’s smartphone in hand. The OFT is now looking into [...]

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11Apr/13Off

ES File Explorer 3 now available in “Public Test” version via Google Play

While I wouldn’t go as far as saying ES File Explorer is one of the ugliest file managers around… let’s just say it was never going to win any beauty pageants. Good news, the developer is looking to change that in the latest version dubbed ES File Explorer 3. While not officially ready to make [...]

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11Apr/13Off

We are Hunted officially joins Twitter

About a month ago, it was rumored that Twitter was in talks to acquire We Are Hunted, a music discovery service. The move would give Twitter the team (and subsequent music discovery background) it needed to create its own music app, one that would be driven by recommendations based on who you’re following and who [...]

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LG Optimus F7 leaked for Boost Mobile sporting 4G LTE, beefy 2,540mAh battery, and lots more

It was back at Mobile World Congress we gave you guys a quick hands-on with the LG Optimus F7. The device featured largely the same high-end specs from yesteryear’s LG Optimus G, only it swapped the quad-core S4 for the dual-core variety. Apparently, this small change was enough to push the device into LG’s mid-range [...]

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CyanogenMod 10.1 M3 builds now available

The latest M build for CyanogenMod 10.1 is out, and a whole lot of devices are coming along for the ride. This brings us up to build M3, a build that’s considered experimental but not quite as risky to use as a daily driver as a nightly. Tons of different devices from Samsung, HTC, LG [...]

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Cut the Rope: Time Travel announced [VIDEO]

The seriously addictive puzzle game Cut the Rope is making a roaring comeback for 2013. It may not have seemed like a long time since we got Cut the Rope and Cut the Rope: Experiments in 2010 and 2011, but that’s because the developers — Zeptolabs — have consistently delivered game-changing updates on a regular [...]

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11Apr/13Off

The Nexus 4 is quite possibly the most fragile smartphone ever constructed (and I’ll never again buy another)

We’ve all heard or seen the Nexus 4 horror stories. An Android device so fragile, even quick changes in temperature could cause the glass on the back of the device to crack. It appears that Google too was listening, addressing some of these issues in a small hardware revision that added little feet to the [...]

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