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Motorola DROID Turbo leaked in the flesh ahead of Oct 28th unveiling

Oct 22, 2014 4:54 pm

The Motorola DROID Turbo has probably leaked more times than Motorola or Verizon would have liked Even though we still have a little more than 5 days until Verizon’s DroidDoes site fully reveals the beastly Android device, the folks at AndroidSpin are giving us an early look at the phone in... [more]


Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Oct 22, 2014 4:30 pm

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The Nexus 6 is ready to head out the door with a November release window. It’s an amazing device, but we know it’s not the only phone you have in your scope. We have already …The post Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 appeared first on Mobile Geeks. [more]


iFixit Tears Down iPad Air 2, Confirms Smaller Battery, A8X Chip, and 2GB RAM

Oct 22, 2014 4:23 pm

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Now that the iPad Air 2 is being delivered to customers and showing up in retail Apple Stores, iFixit has acquired one of the new tablets and has begun one of its traditional teardowns to see just what's inside Apple's thinner, more powerful iPad Air 2. According to iFixit, the "gapless" front... [more]


Google Wallet’s upcoming ad campaign hopes to spread the word about rival Apple Pay service for Android

Oct 22, 2014 4:21 pm

By now, much of the world has heard all about Apple Pay, Apple’s newly launched NFC-based mobile payment service. It’s not too unlike Google Wallet, another NFC mobile payments system Android users have been enjoying for the past 3 years now and despite being as easy to use as Apple... [more]


BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

Oct 22, 2014 4:10 pm

Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple's new mobile payments service. [more]


Bank of America confirms some Apple Pay customers seeing double charges, expects fix today

Oct 22, 2014 4:09 pm

Following up on a bevy of miscellaneous issues with Apple Pay, some Bank of America account holders are now reporting that the new service is charging them twice for some transactions. Re/code has now confirmed that Bank of America is in fact experiencing a technical error that is causing the... [more]


OS X Yosemite nudges Chrome, Firefox users into trying Safari

Oct 22, 2014 4:08 pm

People using Chrome or Firefox within OS X Yosemite are seeing push notifications asking them to try Safari, accounts say. The messages tout Safari as "fast, energy efficient, and with a beautiful new design," and even include "Later" and "Try Now" buttons. They appear to be triggered by... [more]


9to5Toys Last Call: Seagate 2TB HDD $80, Foscam wireless IP cam $73, Olloclip for iPhone 6/Plus pre-order, more

Oct 22, 2014 4:04 pm

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Daily Deals: Seagate 2TB $80 or WD 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive $65, more Foscam FI9821W V2 HD Wireless... [more]


Google's AppCompat v21 brings Material Design to pre-Lollipop devices

Oct 22, 2014 4:01 pm

This is great news for developers. Google has updated the popular AppCompat library to version 21, and introduced a new Toolbar widget that will allow for a more Material Design look and feel in apps built for devices running older firmware. This update is exactly what we're all seeing in recent... [more]


Digits could replace usernames, passwords with mobile phone numbers

Oct 22, 2014 4:00 pm

Twitter’s first developer conference in four years, Flight, is in full swing and we’re already seeing some announcements out of San Francisco. Perhaps one of the most interesting is Digits, Twitter’s plan to replace the password with a user’s mobile phone number.... [more]


LG G3 now receiving major stability update

Oct 22, 2014 3:57 pm

LG is in the process of pushing out a relatively major over-the-air stability update to all unlocked variants of its flagship smartphone, the G3, currently located in India, Thailand and a bunch of European countries. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring much in terms of added functionality, such... [more]


Highlights 1.0 - PDF reader that extracts annotations. (Commercial)

Oct 22, 2014 3:55 pm

Highlights is a PDF reader that extracts highlighted text, notes and image selections from PDFs and lets you share them via email, archive them to shoebox applications such as Evernote, DEVONthink and VoodooPad or just save them to portable formats such as Markdown and HTML. PDFs are like paper,... [more]


U.S. Government approves Samsung Galaxy Devices for classified use

Oct 22, 2014 3:55 pm

Samsung Electronics announced its solutions have been approved by the United States government... [more]


Winter London Film and Comic Con (LFCC) 2014 – [Cosplay Music Video]

Oct 22, 2014 3:54 pm

Another fantastic cosplay music video featuring the cosplayers of Winter London Film and Comic Con by my pals over at Sneaky Zebra! Winter London Film and Comic Con 2014 at Earls Court in London and of course we couldn’t resist taking our camera and filming some of the amazing cosplayers... [more]


TapNTempo 1.0.4 - Fully featured, customizable metronome. (Demo)

Oct 22, 2014 3:51 pm

TapNTempo is a fully featured metronome that offers customizable sounds, real-time tempo tapping, and beat and division capabilities. TapNTempo's easy-to-use interface includes the best of the traditional metronome, but feature bloating is avoided in favor of simplicity. Nonetheless, TapNTempo... [more]


Giveaway: Printworks

Oct 22, 2014 3:51 pm

MacNN has 5 redemption codes for Printworks to give away to our readers. Enter to win, and make sure to check out our full hands-on review. Entries close on October 27. [more]


Pew survey says online harassment rampant, impacts genders differently

Oct 22, 2014 3:50 pm

Young women suffer severe types of harassment at "disproportionately high levels." [more]


AT&T boasts strong growth but misses earnings estimate

Oct 22, 2014 3:46 pm

AT&T has just shared their earnings report for the third quarter. The company was able to gain two million new customers, but missed their earnings estimate. Shares of AT&T are down in after-hours trading following the earnings report. Highlights from AT&T's earnings report: More... [more]


Humble Bundle’s spooky Halloween deal is now live

Oct 22, 2014 3:44 pm

The folks over at Humble Bundle have just launched another “pay what you want” deal, this time with the Halloween season very much in mind. The new “Mo-Boo!-ile Bundle” contains six spooky games together with a free bonus one entitled “The Spookening”. Whilst users can pay... [more]


A few quick thoughts on Google Inbox

Oct 22, 2014 3:42 pm

Can Google's new Inbox change the way we fail at email? Quite possibly, but it's early yet. Google today announced Inbox, a sort of Gmail with training wheels. That is, it tries to make your email experience easier by automatically grouping emails together into categories. It's not unlike what... [more]


Olloclip Debuts New 4-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Oct 22, 2014 3:37 pm

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Popular photography accessory maker Olloclip today unveiled an all new 4-in-1 photo lens designed for the iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus. The 4-in-1 Photo Lens has been completely revamped for Apple's iPhone 6 devices and has gained several new features. For the first time, the Olloclip lens is... [more]


Museum pays record-breaking $905,000 for Apple-1

Oct 22, 2014 3:33 pm

An ultra-rare working 1976 Apple-1 computer — thought to be one of the first 50 ever produced — has sold at auction for an incredible $750,000, around twice the expected asking price. The computer was part of Bonhams History of…Read more › [more]


AT&T boasts strong growth but misses earnings estimate

Oct 22, 2014 3:32 pm

AT&T has just shared their earnings report for the third quarter. The company was able to gain two million new customers, but missed their earnings estimate. Shares of AT&T are down in after-hours trading following the earnings report. [more]


17 best Android strategy games

Oct 22, 2014 3:31 pm

Strategy games have translated to touch screen better than perhaps any other gaming genre. Here are some of the best Android strategy games! [more]


New iPads showing as available in US Apple stores

Oct 22, 2014 3:31 pm

It looks like those in the US can now join their UK bretheren in all of the fun: the new iPads are showing as currently available at numerous US Apple store locations. The news comes according to Apple's own personal pickup availability tool on their web store, pictured below. Were you able to... [more]


New iPads showing as available in US Apple stores

Oct 22, 2014 3:31 pm

It looks like those in the US can now join their UK bretheren in all of the fun: the new iPads are showing as currently available at numerous US Apple store locations. The news comes according to Apple's own personal pickup availability tool on their web store, pictured below. Were you able to... [more]


AT&T Profit Drops, but Customers Stay With the Carrier

Oct 22, 2014 3:30 pm

Strong customer growth suggests that a price-cutting war in the wireless industry is not eroding AT&T’s business. [more]


Increase Interface Contrast in OS X Yosemite to Improve Usability

Oct 22, 2014 3:29 pm

The revised interface in OS X Yosemite makes heavy use of transparencies, flatness, white space, smaller and narrow fonts, and a dramatic lack of contrast with neutral shades of grey used for most text and many onscreen elements. Combined with the new system font choice of Helvetica Neue (the... [more]


Apple and GT Advanced settlement: Ending the madness

Oct 22, 2014 3:25 pm

The best clue to the failure is that only about half of the 2,000 furnaces were operational... [more]


Apple and GT Advanced settlement: Ending the madness

Oct 22, 2014 3:25 pm

The best clue to the failure is that only about half of the 2,000 furnaces were operational... [more]


Bluetooth-tracking beacon programs uncovered in LA, Chicago

Oct 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Marketers are using beacons to see who sees what in their ad networks. [more]


Mac mini: Which entry-level options should you get?

Oct 22, 2014 3:17 pm

Mac buyers guide: The Mac mini is Apple's least expensive Mac computer, but that doesn't mean it's Apple's least capable At $499, the Mac mini is the entry-level Mac computer. It's $400 less than the next least expensive system, the MacBook Air. It's a powerful little computer that's very... [more]


Mac mini: Which entry-level options should you get?

Oct 22, 2014 3:17 pm

Mac buyers guide: The Mac mini is Apple's least expensive Mac computer, but that doesn't mean it's Apple's least capable At $499, the Mac mini is the entry-level Mac computer. It's $400 less than the next least expensive system, the MacBook Air. It's a powerful little computer that's very... [more]


Google Now rolls out Police Alert cards

Oct 22, 2014 3:16 pm

Google Now is getting more and more useful by the day. The latest addition to the assistant in your pocket is the inclusion of police alerts. Tipsters and users over at reddit have recently reported seeing police alert cards pop up on their devices, allowing them to see criminal activity in their... [more]


iPad Air 2, Mini 3 now available for Personal Pickup at Apple Stores

Oct 22, 2014 3:14 pm

Shoppers at Apple's online store now have the option of selecting Personal Pickup as a delivery option for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. When preorders opened last Friday, the company required all orders to be shipped. Notably, some stores are listed as having iPads ready for pickup today, even... [more]


Barnes & Noble unveils Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1

Oct 22, 2014 3:14 pm

Samsung is continuing to produce devices under its Nook agreement with Barnes & Noble, by launching its second co-branded tablet in time for the holidays. The Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 follows the same pattern as laid out by the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, in using effectively the same hardware as the... [more]


iPad Air 2 teardown reveals lower capacity battery, internal layout tweaks

Oct 22, 2014 3:13 pm

A teardown of the recently released iPad Air 2 on Wednesday revealed a slew of iterative changes made to Apple's flagship tablet model, including sized-down components and a smaller battery. [more]


The Difference 30 Years Makes

Oct 22, 2014 3:10 pm

Kent Akgungor: 80 of the original Macintosh displays fit within a single Retina 5K display.  ★  [more]


Google to give Project Ara its own marketplace to sell modular phone components

Oct 22, 2014 3:10 pm

Google will create a store, complete with reviews and recommendations, to sell various modules and components for its modular phone project known as Project Ara. In an interview at Purdue University, Google's Paul Eremenko said that Google would be following the software model of the Play Store... [more]


Acer Iconia Tab 8 Review: A Bloated Android $200 Tablet

Oct 22, 2014 3:06 pm

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The Acer Iconia Tab 8 (A1-840FHD) is one of a new breed of affordable Android tablets that include Intel’s Bay Trail processing, decent displays and build quality all offered up for a price of around …The post Acer Iconia Tab 8 Review: A Bloated Android $200 Tablet appeared first on... [more]


T-Mobile launches annual Postseason sale

Oct 22, 2014 3:02 pm

T-Mobile has today got its annual Postseason sale under way over on its online store. There you’ll find a selection of Samsung’s latest devices with $30 slashed off their respective price tags until Tuesday, October 28. All you need to do is enter the following promotional code:... [more]


Addressing Mac OS X Yosemite's most annoying "features"

Oct 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Mac OS X Yosemite has been in the wild for about a week now, just long enough for tech bloggers and many users to find things that frankly drive them nuts about the new OS. Longtime Macworld writer and fellow ailurophile Kirk McElhearn toted up his... [more]


Barnes & Noble launches larger Galaxy Tab 4 Nook with expandable storage

Oct 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Barnes & Noble is expanding its partnership with Samsung today with the launch of a new tablet to complement the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. The new slate, also known as the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, features one major difference – a larger screen. [more]


Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains—not phones

Oct 22, 2014 2:58 pm

AT&T says it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from non-phone services such as tablets and Internet-connected cars. The company is facing pricing pressure from smaller rivals T-Mobile and Sprint in a competitive environment in which most Americans already... [more]


NYT: Macs, iPhones and iPads seamlessly connect in Apple’s silky smooth ecosystem

Oct 22, 2014 2:50 pm

Late in 2012, when Tim Cook was relatively fresh on the job as Apple’s chief executive... [more]


NYT: Macs, iPhones and iPads seamlessly connect in Apple’s silky smooth ecosystem

Oct 22, 2014 2:50 pm

Late in 2012, when Tim Cook was relatively fresh on the job as Apple’s chief executive... [more]


FBI director asks Congress to update law to circumvent encryption

Oct 22, 2014 2:50 pm

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey isn't giving up his crusade to persuade the government and businesses that law enforcement should have access to encrypted phone data. Comey took his fight to Congress recently, asking that it update the Communications Assistance for Law... [more]


Some Early Apple Pay Customers Double-Charged

Oct 22, 2014 2:49 pm

About 1,000 Bank of America debit transactions made using  Apple 's new mobile-payment system were mistakenly duplicated. [more]


Humble Bundle brings “Mo-boo!-ile Bundle” to Android just in time for Halloween

Oct 22, 2014 2:45 pm

Humble Bundle has introduced a new Halloween-themed bundle exclusively for Android. [more]


How to factory reset Moto G (2nd generation)

Oct 22, 2014 2:44 pm

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The Moto G is one of the most popular smartphones in the world, as well as one of the most successful devices Motorola has ever manufactured. With that in mind, we know many of you …The post How to factory reset Moto G (2nd generation) appeared first on Mobile Geeks. [more]


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