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Vital Protip: You can now text 911 for emergencies

Now this isn’t specifically an Android or root tip, this is just a general PSA that may help someone out in an emergency. This will help those who are in trouble and can’t pick up the phone or it simply may not be safe to talk at the moment. The Text-to-911 service just went live […]
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Host Card Emulation backed by credit card giants, banks

Gone are the days where Google Wallet and Isis Mobile are the only ways to pay with NFC. They head down the lonely road with carriers blocking the ability to download Google Wallet. With Android KitKat’s new Host Card Emulation (HCE) feature, Google has taken charge and removed the need for your phone to have […]
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Sprint Brings LTE To 70 Markets, Brings Total to 300

Sprint announced on Monday the addition of several markets to their LTE network bringing their total to 300. The Overland Park Kansas carrier announced in a blog post that they are poised to deliver improved call quality and bring 50-60Mbps data speeds to their network. In that blog post they announced, “These advances are made […]
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Google Play All Access Expands Into Europe

One of the first questions asked when Google announces a new service is the availability of that application in Europe. Expansion of services that we take for granted like Voice, Books, Music and more become available in the United States first and then gradually around the globe. European users in Austria, Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, and the UK now also have access to Google Play Music All Access. All Access is a radio subscription service that allows users to create playlists, skip songs at will, download, and stream albums from a variety of labels. All Access provides…
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LG formally introduces the G2 to the world

Aside from the Motorola X, the LG G2 might be the most poorly-kept secret of 2013, the extensive leaks leaving little to the imagination when it was finally unveiled Wednesday. As expected, the G2 will flaunt a Snapdragon 800 processor and a 5.2-inch 1080p display with 2GB RAM. We also knew that the G2 would be the first Android smartphone with its hardware controls on the back. Still, LG did actually have a few surprises in store for us, including some rather intriguing software features.
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Otterbox Commuter and Defender Case for Samsung Galaxy S4

As I've stated many times, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is such a light device I find it tough to hold. It is more mental than anything, but I constantly feel like it will slide out of my hands. The plastic does not help either so I counter that feeling by simply applying a case. I am going to review two cases from Otterbox, the Commuter and Defender for the Samsung Galaxy S4. Both cases offer a unique experience one from the other. Lets break them down and see what they have to offer.
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