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Amazon issues refunds to some Kindle customers over price fixing case

Some lucky Amazon customers this morning found a refund deposited into their account. The windfall is due to the settlement reached with five book publishers who colluded with Apple to raise e-book prices. Apple is appealing the ruling so more money could be forthcoming.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

Apple testing 4.7 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 and is considering only releasing one model

Apple's iPhone 6 is rumored to ship with two different screen sizes. An analyst claims that there are two iPhone 6 models with varying display sizes, but Apple might choose to only release one when it launches the iPhone 6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

LG to add Knock Code to G2 and G Flex in April - Knock, knock?

LG will reportedly add the new Knock Code feature to the LG G2 and the G Flex this April. The Knock Code requires the smartphone's owner to tap multiple times on the smartphone display to unlock the device, as if to say, "Knock, knock - anyone home?"

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

Start-up OnePlus readies the One: New Android smartphone coming with big promises on April 23

OnePlus has announced an April 23rd launch date for their OnePlus One smartphone. Snapdragon 801, Longer battery life, 5.5", 1080p JDI display and 13MP camera among the promises.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 26, 2014

How to charge 8 iPhones without a power outlet: BatteryBox

A company called BatteryBox will roll out an external power supply this fall that holds enough electricity to power a Macbook Air for 12 hours along with any USB powered mobile device. A BatteryBox is about the size of a deck of cards and will cost $139 when it ships this fall, although pre-orders are now being accepted.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 rolls out in India on March 27: Here's what we know so far

Will the Samsung Galaxy S5 surpass S4 and satisfy expectations of loyal consumers of Samsung products? Until its official launch, it remains to be seen.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

20-megapixel Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs and details surface

A note has leaked that reportedly lists some details and specs of Samsung's unannounced camera-centric Galaxy S5 Zoom smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2014

Obama still BlackBerry's biggest fan - BlackBerry user in chief refuses to test Samsung and LG devices

BlackBerry still has one fan and his name is President Barack Obama. Last week, reports surfaced that the White House was testing LG and Samsung devices as possible replacements for the BlackBerry handsets it currently uses. White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters over the weekend that Obama did not participate in the testing program.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2014

HTC One M8: New leaked video in German; rumored as Verizon Wireless exclusive in U.S.

The mother of all Android leaks has arrived with a new video for the up and coming HTC One M8. The 14-minute video was made by a German YouTube user and goes for the full monty baring all there is to bare.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2014

Verizon to release HTC One 2014 on the same day as smartphone's official launch

HTC will unveil its flagship HTC One 2014 at an event on March 25 and a new report claims Verizon could begin selling it the same day.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-order kicks off great deals from carriers and retailers

The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5 will be hitting the U.S. in April and some carriers and retailers are offering deals on the upcoming smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2014

Sprint is the first carrier to announce Samsung Galaxy S5 release date and is now taking pre-orders

Sprint is taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 and is urging customers to reserve one at a Sprint retail store to guarantee to receive it on launch day.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2014

NCAA March Madness mania: Stay connected through your smartphone

We truly live in an amazing age when a sports fan does not have to worry about missing a minute of the action just because they are not near a TV or at a bar. And with the NCAA tourney in full swing, it is important to know the best way to stay connected.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2014

BlackBerry isn't secure enough for White House - Obama eyes Samsung and LG, not Apple

President Barack Obama may say goodbye to his BlackBerry after all these years. The White House is reportedly testing smartphones from LG and Samsung for future use in government communications. Apple's iPhone 5S was not among the devices tested. If the federal government leaves BlackBerry behind, this will be yet another huge loss for the company.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 22, 2014

T-Mobile joins AT&T and confirms Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-order date

T-Mobile becomes the second U.S. carrier to announce its Samsung Galaxy S5 launch plans. The carrier will begin taking pre-orders for $0 down on March 24.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2014

Starbucks iOS app with digital tipping now available

Starbucks was one day late pushing its upgraded iOS app live, but it is now available on the Apple App Store for download. Not only can Starbucks' aficionados now tip via their iPhone, but they can bring up their rewards bar code faster than three shakes of a bunny's tail. Literal shakes as doing that motion phone brings up the app.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2014

Google to partner with HTC on premium "high-performance" 8.9-inch Nexus tablet

Google is said to have selected HTC to build an 8.9-inch Nexus tablet. The device will reportedly include premium parts and a premium price.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2014

AT&T becomes first U.S. carrier to announce pre-orders and price for Samsung Galaxy S5

AT&T is the first major U.S. carrier to announce its launch plans for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The carrier will begin taking pre-orders on March 21 through its online store.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2014

Huawei kills dual-OS Android-Windows smartphone - Is this the end of dual-OS dreams?

Huawei very publicly announced that it planned to release a dual-OS smartphone with both Android and Windows Phone onboard, but now the company says the dual-boot device is no more. Recently, ASUS was also forced to kill its plans for a dual-boot device, citing pressure from Microsoft and Google.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 will feature waterproof designs

Samsung and LG are expected to ship the Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 with IP67 certification, which will allow the smartphones to be waterproof and dust-resistant.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2014

LG G3 leaked specs also reveal what to expect in Google's upcoming Nexus 6

Some of the specs for the LG G3 have leaked and they also give us a pretty good idea of what to expect from Google's Nexus 6, which is expected to be manufactured by LG and based off of the G3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2014

Samsung ATIV SE for Verizon leaks with brushed metal body and Galaxy S4 design

An image of Verizon's upcoming Samsung ATIV SE has leaked, showing off the smartphone's rumored metal body.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2014

Oppo Find 7 wows with 5.5-inch 2K display and 50-megapixel capable camera

The highly anticipated Oppo Find 7 was finally unveiled in China this week. As expected, the Find 7 features mind-blowing specifications such as a 5.5-inch 2K display, a camera capable of taking 50-megapixel shots and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 rumor roundup: Specs, Q2 production, new factory and more

Apple will reportedly start iPhone 6 production in the second quarter of 2014. In the meantime, Pegatron is adding a new factory and many more workers in hopes of keeping up with demand for iPhone 6 components.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2014

Apple brings 8 GB iPhone 5C to Europe and beyond - Why a cheaper 5C won't come to America

Apple quietly introduced a new, cheaper 8 GB version of the iPhone 5C to the Europe, the U.K. and a few other countries. It has already been decided that the cheaper iPhone 5C won't come to the U.S.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

Apple Unveils iPad with Retina display at $399, drops iPad 2

Apple reshuffled its iPad line adding the new low-price point iPad with Retina display that features a better screen and faster processor than the iPad 2 for the same $399 price tag. On the international front the company rolled out an 8GB version of the iPhone 5C.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

iOS 7.1 update sounds boring but lessens iPhone and iPad crashes, adoption rate picks up

Is the recent iOS 7.1 update a boon or bane for Apple users? While some embraced the minor change, others hardly found anything positive in it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2014

iOS 7.1 update sounds boring but lessens iPhone and iPad crashes, adoption rate picks up

Is the recent iOS 7.1 update a boon or bane for Apple users? While some embraced the minor change, others hardly found anything positive in it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2014

Google Play games offer cross-platform multiplayer support: What does it mean for gamers?

Cross platform gaming is coming to Android and iOS, and mobile gamers should be very excited of the prospects.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

Android bites a big chunk off iPad marketshare as tablet craze hits Australia

Android tablets are doing very well in Australia with sales figures continuing to rise. The tablet market in the country is expected to surpass the PC market by 2015.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

iPhone 5c failing in China? Cheaper 8GB version could be what Apple needs

Apple iPhone 5c is struggling to make an impact in China, but adding a cheaper 8GB version to the mix could fix things.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

Apple rejects Steve Jobs 'quotes' App Store app, but you can still get it

Steve Jobs quote web app released after Apple rejected App Store app for being about its late CEO.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014

Microsoft announces Surface 2 AT&T 4G LTE will be released March 18

Microsoft has made good on its promise of delivering a Surface 2 with 4G LTE.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2014

Rumor: Apple iPhone 5C with 8 GB to launch Tuesday - Will it help sales?

Rumor has it that Apple will launch an 8 GB version of the iPhone 5C tomorrow, in hopes of attracting new users. So far, iPhone 5C sales have been disappointing due to its high price, but will cutting the cost alongside the storage improve sales?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2014

X marks the spot: Motorola fields Moto X in Australia before end of March

The Moto X will be available in Australia by end March. Will it be worth it after a long wait?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2014

Phone metadata reveal more about you than you thought

Two Stanford University students have proven that phone metadata can give a lot of clues about a person's lifestyle. Metadata can even give a clue about your current bill of health.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2014

Asus Duet TD300 not happening because of patents

Plans for Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 have been canceled over patent concerns.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 16, 2014

Free Smartphone Photo Prints Every Month? Kickstarter Flag makes it possible but there's a catch

If you don’t mind dealing with advertisements on the back of your photos, a free printing service called Flag might be worth looking into. The Kickstarter funded launch plans on offering 20 free 4x6-inch prints a month with free shipping.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 17, 2014

Apple iPhone 6 specs: "Ultra Retina" display, 2.6GHz A8 chip, and 5.59mm thin body

Apple's iPhone 6 will reportedly use a new "Ultra Retina" display, 2.6GHz A8 processor, and super thin at 5.59mm.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 16, 2014

Apple puts 12.9-inch iPad Pro on pause?

Apple has reportedly put its rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro on hold.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2014

Microsoft Windows Phone news roundup: Huawei dual boot Windows-Android phone, Free license to Indian OEMs

Will the world of mobile phone see a "Windroid" handset soon? Reports have surfaced that Huawei is working on dual-boot handsets, and that Microsoft has allowed smartphone manufacturers in India to use its software for free.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 14, 2014

Google Android smartwatch specs reveal Samsung Gear 2-like device

A new report has revealed Google's upcoming Android smartwatch specs.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2014

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edtion with 10.1-inch 4 million pixel HD display now available

Verizon is now selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition. It features Super Clear LCD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600, runs Android 4.3 and 3GB of RAM.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 13, 2014

Google Nexus 8 with 64-bit Intel processor and Android 4.5 Lollipop to be released in July?

Google will reportedly release an 8-inch Nexus 8 tablet in July that will be powered by a 64-bit processor and run Android 4.5 Lollipop.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 13, 2014

Starbucks sweetens its iOS app by adding digital tipping for baristas

The next time you order a Cinnamon Dolce Creme Frappuccino at Starbucks, but don't have enough for a tip never fear, just pull out your iPhone and use the new Starbucks tip app to make your barista happy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 12, 2014

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