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Leo’s Fortune Is The Game This Monday Needs

Happy Monday! Are you in the mood for a treasure hunting adventure game that will properly distract you from everything else you are supposed to accomplish today? Leo’s Fortune to the rescue! Leo’s Fortune is a new game on Android and iOS. Leo is a furry little guy who just had all of his gold [...]

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Finally, Coin Prepares to Ship Pre-Ordered Cards to Backers

Back in November 2013, I told you about a new product called Coin — a smart card that digitally “stores” your credit and debit card information and when you go to make a purchase, can be set to use any of your specified cards. It solves the issue of carrying multiple cards around in your [...]

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How to: Stop Videos from Automatically Playing in the Facebook App for Android

Facebook users with the official iOS or Android app: this one’s for you. Well, more specifically, this post is for Android users. iPhone peeps: we’ll have part 2 coming soon for you. [Link will be here] If you’re tired of scrolling down through your News Feed and having videos automatically start playing, the good news [...]

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Review: Explora Delivers a Winning Service for International Visitors to the U.S.

Back in April, we found a new startup that solves a unique and very real problem for international visitors to our great nation: Explora. It’s a smartphone rental service that will ship travelers a fully activated smartphone – the Google Nexus 5 – for use during their stay here. Pricing is simple: $8 a day [...]

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Next Year, Your In-Car Navigation System Will Look Like This

Everyone knows that operating a phone while also trying to operate a vehicle can be a recipe for disaster. There are plenty of systems designed to help you keep your eyes on the road, but Navdy is taking that statement literally. Navdy’s transparent Heads-Up Display projects information from your phone outward, so it appears to [...]

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Facebook Explains Why ‘Messenger’ App Requires So Many Permissions for Android

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple weeks, you’ve likely heard of (or been one of the people sharing) the Huffington Post article insighting fear into Android users about Facebook’s Messenger app requiring an admittedly extensive list of permissions to access your device. On face value, it sounds creepy. To use [...]

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Is This The Samsung Galaxy Note 4?

The latest leaked photos show what purports to be the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 4, thanks to GSM Arena. They report that the new phablet will be announced on September 3 at IFA in Berlin, as is customary for Samsung, and will be available on shelves around the world by September 15th. Specs for the [...]

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Motorola’s VP of Products Confirms Moto E and Moto X Will Get ‘Android L’ Update

Moto X owners (including myself), rejoice! Punit Soni, Motorola’s VP of Product Management, confirmed on Google+ that the Moto X will be updated to Android L (5.0). We knew from previous confirmation the the low-cost Moto E would be updated to the latest version of Android, but until now, there’d be no official word on [...]

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How To: Read Magazines for Free on Your Phone/Tablet at Any Airport

Entertaining yourself at an airport—and in the air—just got a whole lot easier…and lighter. Gone are the days when you had to bring reading material to keep your mind occupied during your travels. Now, there’s Inflight Reader, an app for iOS and Android devices. This free app recognizes when you’re in more than 550 airports across [...]

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FCC Filing Points to Sony Xperia Z3 Coming Soon to T-Mobile USA

Sony’s making a pattern of refreshing their flagship Xperia Z line of smartphones twice each year. 2014 is showing to be no different. In January, we saw the introduction of the Xperia Z2 and beginning only a few months after, rumors started flying about the Z2′s successor: the Xperia Z3. While the Z2 has yet [...]

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