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Google, Verizon strike patent cross-licensing deal

We’ve seen a lot of patent agreements lately, including deals between HTC and Nokia as well as LG and Google. Now we’ve got another to add to the list. Google and Verizon Communications have reached...
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Nokia Lumia 635 will soon launch at Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile

Sprint hasn’t exactly been the biggest Windows Phone supporter over the years, but soon the Now Network’s WP drought will come to an end with the launch of a new Lumia smartphone. The Nokia Lumia 635...
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T-Mobile Un-carrier 8.0 is Data Stash, an offering that'll roll over unused megabytes

Yesterday T-Mobile surprised us with an Un-carrier 8.0 tease, and now we know exactly what that Un-carrier move entails. Data Stash is T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 8.0 move. The gist of the offering is that...
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Huawei Honor 6 Plus official, boasts a pair of 8-megapixel rear cameras

Huawei today took the wraps off of its latest flagship smartphone in China, and much like several other recently-released phones, this one’s got a focus on camera functionality. The Huawei Honor 6...
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OnePlus One to gain MaxxAudio sound enhancements with January update

OnePlus has shown that it’s interested in offering a quality audio experience for its users by offering two pairs of earphones. Now the company is expanding its aural efforts to the OnePlus One...
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Google Docs, Sheets and Slides for Android updated with new features

Google announced today that it’s closing out 2014 with some big news for anyone that uses their Android phone for tablet for work. Updates for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides are rolling out to...
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Nexus 5 Android 5.0.1 factory image, OTA update link now available

Nexus 5 owners, your time has come. Google has posted the Nexus 5’s Android 5.0.1 LRX22C factory image, which is the same build that’s been rolling out to other Nexus devices recently. You can flash...
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Microsoft's Gestures Beta app for Windows Phone makes it easier to conduct phone calls

We’ve seen Microsoft and Nokia offer some interesting ways to quickly access information or launch apps on Lumia Windows Phone devices, including with Glance Screen and dedicated camera button on...
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Google apps for Android, iOS gain Nest Learning Thermostat integration

After officially acquiring Nest Labs, Inc. early in 2014, Google put the company’s smart thermostat onto the virtual shelves of its Play store. Now Google has more tightly integrated Nest into its...
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T-Mobile: Android 5.0.1 to Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 today

Looks like Sprint isn’t the only U.S. carrier that’s planning to push Android 5.0.1 out today. T-Mobile has announced that it will roll Android 5.0.1, build LRX22C, to both the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6...
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Foursquare for iOS updated with iPad support

Thanks to their size and increasingly robust feature sets, tablets are quickly becoming the main — and sometimes sole — computer for a lot of folks. Many of those people will be traveling for the...
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NVIDIA SHIELD tablet users can now download Half-Life 2: Episode One

NVIDIA announced last month that it planned to release Half-Life 2: Episode One for its SHIELD tablet and that owners of the 32GB LTE-enabled model would receive the game for free. Well today that...
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T-Mobile Wideband LTE hits New York City metro, now in 27 markets

T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 8.0 announcement is happening tomorrow, but if you live in the New York City area, T-Mo’s got some good news for you today. T-Mobile says that its Wideband LTE service is now...
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Moto 360 Lollipop update detailed, expected to hit all units by today

If you’ve got a Moto 360 and haven’t yet gotten your Android 5.0 update, that should change today. Motorola says that the Moto 360’s Lollipop update should hit 100 percent of users today, December 15...
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Nexus 5 to get Android 5.0.1 today, says Sprint

Android 5.0.1 has hit a number of devices since it debuted in early December, including the Nexus 4, Nexus 6 and HTC One Google Play edition devices. However, one notable device has been left out of...
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T-Mobile Un-carrier 8.0 announcement coming tomorrow

Did you think that mobile news would be quiet now that the holidays are near? T-Mobile says that that’s not the case. T-Mobile will hold an Un-carrier 8.0 announcement tomorrow, December 16, at 10:30...
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Moto X Developer Edition for Verizon being sold for $199.99 on Amazon

How would you like an Android smartphone that’s ready for custom ROMs, will be updated to Lollipop and is easy on your wallet? Because that’s precisely what Amazon’s got for you. The 32GB Motorola...
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Nexus 9 Magic Cover available in four colors from Google Play

The Nexus 9 dominated the news yesterday thanks to the launch of the LTE model and HTC’s release of the Magic Cover, and today the N9 is making headlines once again. The Nexus 9 Magic Cover is now...
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Samsung Galaxy S4 GPe now being updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop

Just a couple of days after the Moto G GPe got its Lollipop update, it’s time for another Google Play edition device to be bumped up to Android 5.0. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play edition’s update...
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Iowa planning driver's license smartphone app for Android, iOS

We use our smartphones for lots of things other than making phone calls. They’re our cameras, music players, and more recently they’ve become our wallets too. Starting next year, Iowans may be able...

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