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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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New Pictures Leak of Moto 360 Confirming Wireless Charging and IP67 Waterproof Design

New photos have emerged confirming some new details for the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch. While we still don’t have an official release date or firm price, we’re expecting to see the Moto 360 announced alongside the next iteration of the Moto X smartphone sometime this month or next. These new images confirm the Moto 360 [...]

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President Obama Signs Cell Phone Unlocking Bill Into Law

On Friday, President Barack Obama signed into law the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, which makes legal your ability to unlock your cell phone for use on other carriers. This action came about thanks to a petition on the White House’s “We the People” microsite, which allows citizens to petition the White House [...]

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The Reviews Are In For The Amazon Fire Phone – Should You Consider Buying One?

In June, after years of speculation and rumors, Amazon released its first smartphone: the Amazon Fire Phone. It runs FireOS, a heavily skinned and modified version of Android 4.2.2, and foregoes the Google Play Store in favor of the Amazon App Store. On the outside, we have a device with a 4.7-inch 720p display, not [...]

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[Viral Video] This is the Coolest Voice Controlled Home Automation System I’ve Seen Yet

Home automation is the big thing right now, with plenty of platforms, devices, and control options to choose from. The real beauty of a smart system is how you can integrate it with tech you already have. What’s better: controlling it with the smartphone you carry around with you all the time, already Reddit user [...]

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