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Nokia Normandy Android phone leaks in photo showing Lumia-like matte red polycarbonate body

Nokia Normandy Android phone leaks in photo showing Lumia-like matte red polycarbonate body

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Nokia's now much-rumoured Normandy smartphone, which will run a form of Android, has leaked again.This time the Normandy is in the real world baring its rear for all of Twitter to see. The ViziLeaks photo reveals a matte red polycarbonate back, camera... >>

Apple and BBC former employees break away to create Wordeo video messaging app

Apple and BBC former employees break away to create Wordeo video messaging app

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Text messages are so last millennium. With the likes of Vine and Snapchat reaching new heights of popularity it's clear video is the future. So clear that former Apple and BBC employees have teamed up to get in on the action, creating Wordeo, a video... >>

Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch in London, S5 Mini and S5 Zoom to follow

Samsung Galaxy S5 to launch in London, S5 Mini and S5 Zoom to follow

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We hope you don't mind spoilers, as SamMobile has a few key details about Samsung's Galaxy S5, one of the most anticipated devices of 2014.According to the publication, Samsung will make the Galaxy S5 available in both metallic and plastic models - similar... >>

LG D830 smartphone seen running Android 4.4 KitKat. Could this be the LG G Pro 2?

LG D830 smartphone seen running Android 4.4 KitKat. Could this be the LG G Pro 2?

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LG appears to have an Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone on its way to the public, under the name LG D830. Could this be the G Pro 2?The device has appeared using a Chrome 30 browser at HTMLTest, and the impressive score suggests it's a high-end handset. The... >>

Nokia Android prototype phone leaks, codenamed Normandy (updated)

Nokia Android prototype phone leaks, codenamed Normandy (updated)

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A Nokia Android phone is almost certainly on its way. Several leaks with images have already shown a Nokia phone, codenamed Normandy, running what's claimed to be a forked version of Android. Now it's appeared again.As we have noted previously, the phone... >>

Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolling out to UK Motorola Moto G handsets from today

Android 4.4.2 KitKat rolling out to UK Motorola Moto G handsets from today

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If you're the owner of the immensely affordable Motorola Moto G, you can now get even more for your buck with the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update.We've just been told the operating system update is ready to go and has started its trip across the airwaves... >>

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II is bigger, bolder and more powerful than original

Hands-on: ZTE Grand S II is bigger, bolder and more powerful than original

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Big phones are all the rage at the moment. ZTE's sequel to the Grand S, the aptly named Grand S II, pushes into phablet territory thanks to its large 5.5-inch screen. It's not only bigger than the original 5-inch model in the series, it's more powerful... >>

Google Drive to allow offline editing and multiplayer gaming smarts to arrive with Google Play Sevices update

Google Drive to allow offline editing and multiplayer gaming smarts to arrive with Google Play Sevices update

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Google has just announced its Google Play Services 4.1 update. While a few changes have been made those that stood out were the ability to edit Google Drive documents offline, and turn-based multiplayer gaming.Until now you've needed to be online to make... >>

SwiftKey comes to your car, thanks to Clarion AX1

SwiftKey comes to your car, thanks to Clarion AX1

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The march of Android into your car is inevitable, so we're happy to hear the news that SwiftKey has partnered with Clarion to bring its smart keyboard into the car.SwiftKey is the default keyboard for the new Clarion AX1 head unit, which is Android-based.... >>

Nokia Android smartphones leak in picture form, Asha or something else entirely?

Nokia Android smartphones leak in picture form, Asha or something else entirely?

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This is the second time we've seen Nokia's alleged Android phone. But once again it comes by the way of EvLeaks, and not officially from Nokia - leaving us with a healthy level of skepticism. The handset - dubbed Normandy - looks like a budget Nokia... >>

Google Glass to be made road legal in the UK?

Google Glass to be made road legal in the UK?

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The UK Department for Transport (DfT) could be reconsidering its decision that the use of Google Glass while driving would be illegal. The Sunday Times has reported that the transport department is in talks with Google to find a way to make the head-mounted... >>

Motorola Moto G with prepacked KitKat coming from Vodafone

Motorola Moto G with prepacked KitKat coming from Vodafone

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We've just been told by Vodafone that it will be launching the Motorola Moto G with KitKat OS.Voda usually only lets us know a few days before a launch so, as per Motorola's promise, we'd expect Android KitKat to hit the affordable handset in January.READ:... >>

Yahoo acquires Aviate to better surface information at the moment it's useful

Yahoo acquires Aviate to better surface information at the moment it's useful

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Yahoo has acquired Aviate, an app for Android that reorganises your homescreen to be relevant to your surroundings. It uses Wi-Fi, GPS, Accelerometer and Time, surfacing information at the moment it’s useful. On stage at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Yahoo... >>

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

Polaroid Socialmatic camera confirmed for 2014 launch, aimed at those who like to share

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Polaroid has announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas that its Socialmatic instant camera will be brought to market in 2014, capable of being able to not only instantly share photos on social networks like Instagram, but also print photos digitally through... >>

TP Vision launches Android-powered Philips TVs with access to Google Play

TP Vision launches Android-powered Philips TVs with access to Google Play

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TP Vision has announced it will launch its first Philips Ambilight TVs powered by Android at CES 2014, with the aim to enrich the Smart TV experience and offer a faster TV and gaming performance.The idea is to strengthen the TV;s role as an "entertainment... >>

Qualcomm Snapdragon 602A to power in-car Android experience

Qualcomm Snapdragon 602A to power in-car Android experience

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As Android comes to a host of cars, Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 602A chip made specifically for in-car entertainment. It packs plenty of power but still meets the car industry requirements for temperature, longevity and more.The chip keeps... >>

Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

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Google has announced the launch of the Open Automotive Alliance at CES 2014, with the aim of taking Android on the road.We previously reported that Audi was expected to make an Android announcement at CES 2014, but OAA goes further than that, with partners... >>

HP launches its second Android all-in-one desktop

HP launches its second Android all-in-one desktop

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Hewlett-Packard has taken the wraps off its Slate 21 Pro all-in-one desktop at CES 2014 in Las Vegas. But instead of choosing Windows 8.1 or even ChromeOS for the desktop's software, the company has opted for Android."Chrome doesn't allow for a lot... >>

The Technogym treadmill controlled by Google Glass

The Technogym treadmill controlled by Google Glass

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Technogym has announced a new bit of fitness equipment for those who like to go running indoors and wear their Google Glass.The niche product, showcasing at CES this week in Las Vegas, will let Glass wearers tap into the specially enhanced treadmill... >>

DreamWorks 8-inch Android Dreamtab to launch this spring with original content updates

DreamWorks 8-inch Android Dreamtab to launch this spring with original content updates

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DreamWorks Studios and Nabi-tablet manufacturer Fuhu have partnered to produce an 8-inch Android tablet for kids that will cost less than $300.The New York Times reported that the tablet, called Dreamtab, will automatically receive regular updates. These... >>

BBM for Android beta brings BBM Channels and voice support

BBM for Android beta brings BBM Channels and voice support

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If you're using the BBM messaging client on Android, go to the BlackBerry Beta Zone. BlackBerry has a private beta available that brings BBM Channels and Voice support.The new beta will allow you to experience social, connected discussions and free Wi-Fi... >>

Samsung Galaxy NX Mini camera could be announced at CES next week

Samsung Galaxy NX Mini camera could be announced at CES next week

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Following in the footsteps of the mobile market Samsung's Galaxy NX camera may be gaining a smaller Galaxy NX Mini in its family.The current Samsung Galaxy NX camera is a fully interchangeable lens system camera with Android OS and 4G LTE. Now a patent... >>

Acer Iconia A1 and B1 updated Android tablets announced

Acer Iconia A1 and B1 updated Android tablets announced

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Ahead of CES Acer has let loose the specs on its latest generation of A1 and B1 Android tablets, the Iconia A1-830 and the Iconia B1-720/1.The Iconia A1-830 has a 7.9-inch IPS display running a 1600 x 1200 resolution for 253ppi. The tablet itself is 8.15mm... >>

ZTE Android smartphones, smartwatch, phablet, and more revealed for CES 2014

ZTE Android smartphones, smartwatch, phablet, and more revealed for CES 2014

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Mobile phone manufacturer ZTE has just unloaded four new Android smartphones, as well as a smartwatch, phablet, projector hotspot and more, all of which will be formally unveiled at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas.Starting with the smartphones, ZTE... >>

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is faster, lighter and has a better battery

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is faster, lighter and has a better battery

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Samsung has revealed the next generation of its Android camera in the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2. Expect faster processing and an enhanced battery performance over the original.Samsung's Android-based camera proved a large touchscreen and impressive connectivity... >>

The iMpulse gaming controller for your mobile that fits on your keyring

The iMpulse gaming controller for your mobile that fits on your keyring

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Gaming on a tablet or smartphone is fun, but it can also be frustrating when sliding around the touch controls. Controller options are plentiful but nothing was truly portable, until the iMpulse.The iMpulse is sold as the smallest portable controller... >>

Google in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

Google in 2014: Pocket-lint predicts

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Google had a successful year, with more profits, more products, rising stock price and a stronghold on the mobile OS market worldwide, but 2014 is on the horizon, so what's in store for the next 12 months?Here are our predictions for what to expect from... >>

Buy Google Glass as it goes on sale to the public, but only to a select group

Buy Google Glass as it goes on sale to the public, but only to a select group

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Your chance to wrap Google Glass around your face may be here as the device goes on sale to the public. But only those who are subscribers to  Google Play Music All Access will be getting invitations to buy the latest version of Google Glass.Previously... >>

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

Only Canon, Nikon, and Sony can fend off smartphone camera takeover, says report

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The smartphone takeover is so crippling for camera manufacturers that only Nikon, Canon and Sony will survive, or at least that's what the latest report from Reuters seems to preach.Much like the smartphone industry, which iOS and Android dominate, the... >>

Archos smartwatches, weather station, activity tracker and more 'connected objects' to unveil at CES 2014

Archos smartwatches, weather station, activity tracker and more 'connected objects' to unveil at CES 2014

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Archos has just published a range of Bluetooth LE-enabled devices and supporting Android and iOS apps that will debut at the CES 2014 tradeshow in Las Vegas. The most interesting bit from Archos concerned a "selection of smartwatches". They will cost... >>

Free Original Doom for Android gets 10,000 downloads in a week

Free Original Doom for Android gets 10,000 downloads in a week

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Doom, in all its glory, was released for Android recently by developers Eltechs, and it’s shifted over 10,000 downloads in a week.While there are a few variants of Doom on Android right now, we've not seen anything as accurate as this Original Doom,... >>

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review
4.5 stars

Asus Transformer Pad TF701T review

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Is it a laptop? Is it a tablet? The Asus Transformer Pad TF701 straddles the divide between the two forms, marrying together an Android tablet and keyboard dock into the one affordable device.The TF701’s 10.1-inch screen delivers a whopping 2,560 x... >>

Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week

Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week

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The age of the smart car is here. In-car controls are about to get even easier to use as Android finds its way into a dashboard near you. At CES next week Google and Audi are expected to announced the first appearance of Android in-car.According to The... >>

HTC Android OS infographic reveals lengthy software update process

HTC Android OS infographic reveals lengthy software update process

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HTC wants phone owners to know why it takes so long for the latest version of Android to arrive, so it has released a webpage and complimentary infographic to detail the exhausting process.It's not too far-fetched to say the No. 1 complaint about Android... >>

Ubuntu Touch gets official dual-boot with Android

Ubuntu Touch gets official dual-boot with Android

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One of the tough parts about changing mobile operating system is sacrificing what you already have. Canonical aims to tackle this by offering dual-boot with Ubuntu and Android.While Ubuntu OS gets near, with hardware for the system on the horizon for... >>

NORAD gets competition as Google’s Santa Tracker, now live, uses Google Maps, Google Glass, and an app

NORAD gets competition as Google’s Santa Tracker, now live, uses Google Maps, Google Glass, and an app

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NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command) takes time off from tracking missiles and points its gadgets at Santa every Christmas, allowing kids to track his movements.This year Google has got in on the action with its own Santa Tracker which uses... >>

Nokia's alleged Android phone breaks cover in leaked press shot

Nokia's alleged Android phone breaks cover in leaked press shot

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Another photo of Nokia's alleged Android-based handset has been leaked by EvLeaks. It's odd, given the maker of Windows Phone is about to acquire Nokia. Codenamed "Normandy", the handset will run a forked version of Android, according to The Verge, similar... >>

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod software launches 24 December, with Google's approval

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod software launches 24 December, with Google's approval

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A version of the Oppo N1 will launch with CyanogenMod, the popular custom Android software, on 24 December. The launch meets much excitement from the development and enthusiast community, as they will be able to purchase the first official CyanogenMod... >>

HTC One mini gets Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5.5 upgrades

HTC One mini gets Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5.5 upgrades

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Owners of the HTC One mini are getting an early Christmas present today in the form of a software upgrade. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5.5 are both rolling out now in a combined package.The Sense update will mean an improved BlinkFeed with Instagram,... >>

Gresso Radical luxury smartphone puts Android in solid titanium, yours for just $2,000

Gresso Radical luxury smartphone puts Android in solid titanium, yours for just $2,000

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Luxury mobile phone brand Gresso has launched its first Android smartphone for those with two grand or more in their pockets. The Gresso Radical comes cased in solid titanium, has a 4.5-inch Gorilla Glass-protected 960 x 540 screen and a 1.2GHz quad-core... >>

What can Google Glass do now? A look at all the XE software updates and features

What can Google Glass do now? A look at all the XE software updates and features

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If you were one of the many people who watched that Google Glass video on YouTube earlier this year and got all excited over the possibilities, you might now find yourself, several months later, a little confused about what Glass is, what it can currently... >>

Alcohoot 'police-grade' breathalyser launches for iOS and Android devices

Alcohoot 'police-grade' breathalyser launches for iOS and Android devices

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Happy Hours are great, but drinking and driving isn't. That's why devices like Alcohoot were born.Alchoot turns your iOS or Android smartphone into a breathalyser with police-grade accuracy, and it has just launched. The device fits into your pocket,... >>

Lego Hero Factory Invasion From Below is coming to iPhone, Android and Windows 8

Lego Hero Factory Invasion From Below is coming to iPhone, Android and Windows 8

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Take control of virtual Lego characters in the next instalment of the Lego Hero Factory gaming series.The Lego Hero Factory Invasion From Below game will launch on iOS, Android and Windows 8, as well as web platforms.The story goes like this: "Work on... >>

BT's Wi-Fi app lands for iOS, helps UK users auto-connect to BT hotspots

BT's Wi-Fi app lands for iOS, helps UK users auto-connect to BT hotspots

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BT wants you to use one of its 5.2 million Wi-Fi hotspots in the UK, so it has released an app that eliminates all the hassle involved with connecting to the web while on the go.The free BT Wi-Fi app provides an automatic and "seamless" wireless broadband... >>

Nokia ditches Android device plans in favour of wearables, says latest rumour

Nokia ditches Android device plans in favour of wearables, says latest rumour

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The Nokia Android smartphone is dead - before it was even released.Nokia's Android smartphone first appeared in a leaked press shot in September. Reports then emerged last week that Nokia was working on an Android smartphone, which many people deemed... >>

Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo

Got an HP printer? Print your own augmented reality Christmas cards using HP Live Photo

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It’s not too late to send out Christmas cards - it’s also not too old fashioned, not anymore. HP has announced HP Live Photo which lets you embed videos in printed images for others to see using their smart devices.HP Live Photo works like this: you... >>

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

Datawind launches UbiSlate tablet in UK for £29.99, after success in India

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Datawind is aiming at the budget market with the launch of its £29.99 UbiSlate 7-inch tablet, following success in India.The cheapest of the line, the UbiSlate 7Ci features a 7-inch TFT capacitive display, 1GHz Cortex A8 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB... >>

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

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Online retailer eBay has published research data compiled by analytics firm Conlumino, revealing that Brits are buying smaller tablets on eBay in droves and using them to shop more often.The research data showed that 60 per cent of Brits are shopping... >>

Skype for Android update adds picture-in-picture video calls for multitasking on tablets

Skype for Android update adds picture-in-picture video calls for multitasking on tablets

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Skype for Android has received a significant update that allows tablet users to multitask during video calls, among other things.Specifically, version 4.5 of Skype offers two new features and other improvements for Android users. First up: Skype now provides... >>