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NGP fell in love with technology the day he was born and his mommy dropped him by mistake. The only way to stay alive is to read, write and (occasionally) sing "droid"...

Alleged images of Moto X+1 appear online

Moto X+1 leaks are back and this time with a new design. Android Police has got hold of a few alleged images of a Moto X+1 pre-production device, which reveal that the Moto X successor will take some design cues from the company’s budget device Moto E.


As you can see in the images, Motorola is putting front-facing speakers on Moto X+1 like Moto E. Rest of the design … Continue reading

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Android 4.4.3 update goes live for unlocked HTC One (M8) in US

As promised, HTC has started rolling out Android 4.4.3 update for the unlocked One (M8) in the United States. The update is only valid for the consumers, who purchased their unlocked HTC One (M8) smartphone from HTC directly in the US.

Owners of unlocked #HTCOneM8: Android 4.4.3 is rolling out now, including 4.4.4 security fixes. Enjoy using the new software! #HTCAdvantage

— HTC USA (@HTCUSA) July 24, 2014

Around 590MB in size, the update is being released over-the-air. It is expected to include security enhancements, bug fixes as well as the OpenSSL specific fixes released by Google … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha images leaked online

Several recent reports have suggested that Samsung is working on a smartphone called Galaxy Alpha, which will be one of the high-end smartphones to be released by the company in H2, 2014. There was however little evidence to confirm the existence of the phone but SamMobile and Tinh Te have now published a set of photos, which they claim are of the rumoured Galaxy Alpha and its LTE-A version.


Featuring a metal frame, the Galaxy … Continue reading

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Google: No more GPE HTC One, Xperia Z Ultra and LG G Pad 8.3

Google announced today that now it will sell only fours Google Play Edition devices: Nexus 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Motorola Moto G and HTC One M8. The reason for this is that the company also retired three older devices like LG’s tablet (LG G Pad 8.3), the first HTC One (M7) and Sony’s Xperia Z Ultra.


Google plans to add more devices to its lineup soon like Samsung Galaxy S5 for example … Continue reading

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The first Project Ara test kits are now available

After the first functional demonstration of the project during this year’s Google I/O 2014, it’s now time for Google to open the requests for the test kits that some lucky developers will soon receive, by the end of the month.


This specific pre-release of Project Ara is all about developer boards that developers can buy in order to help them create the necessary prototype modules for the devices. It’s only the first part … Continue reading

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Moto 360, enjoy it in a 2 min video!

Some lucky guys had the chance to have a look of Motorola’s new Moto 360 smartwatch during Google I/O 2014 and took some photos of it. Motorola however didn’t stop at this but soon released an awesome 2 minutes video that will surely blow your minds!

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The awesome video demonstrates most of Moto 360’s new impressive features along with several details regarding the built quality of the device.

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