GTA 3, GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas on sale now!

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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It’s Friday and if you’re looking for a fun distraction this weekend, Rockstar has your back. Today the company placed GTA 3, GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas on sale for just $2.99 for the first two and $3.99 for the latter of the three. The reason for the sale (which slashes about 40% off all three titles) is simple: GTA San Andreas has turned ten years old (hard to believe!) and. 

Page expands Sundar Pichai’s responsibility to nearly all core Google products

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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If a new report from Re/Code proves correct, Google is making a pretty significant leadership change by placing Sundar Pichai as the head of nearly all of Google’s core products. The news of this change comes from “sources close to the situation” and cites a new staff memo that says Larry Page will be stepping of the way to focus on the “bigger picture”, as he feels that it’s. 

Sony reportedly set to launch a 12-inch tablet in 1Q15

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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According to sources in the Taiwanese supply chain, Sony is preparing to enter the ultra-size tablet market, as are a selection of other unspecified mobile vendors. Sony is apparently set to launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Being such a large size, it’s likely that Sony will pack the huge tablet with a high resolution display and will have to accompany that with. 

Verizon’s shady privacy practices continue to draw controversy

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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WGGB During the last year, Verizon has made a number of changes that have resulted in increased profits at the expense of customers privacy. In April, Verizon decided to “enhance” their Relevant Mobile Advertising program by allowing themselves to collect and hand over your online habits to marketers with creepy precision. In August, we found out that Verizon was scanning. 

In the UK, stealing your neighbor’s Wi-Fi is common

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Who knew that UK was a land of thieves? I am kidding of course. But new research shows that even though the United Kingdom has 100% broadband penetration, one in three people in the United Kingdom admit to stealing their neighbor’s Wi-Fi. That is just the number of people who have successfully connected. Almost 40 percent of people admit to just trying. In London, you better lock your. 

New OPPO teaser hints at second device

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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OPPO has scheduled some press events for next Wednesday, October 29th, for the launch of the new OPPO N3 smartphone. A new teaser image posted to OPPO’s Weibo account suggests the company may have a second device to announce at the same time. The image is accompanied by text indicating “One More Step.” The use of “more” could be a subtle suggestion that OPPO. 

Report: Note 4 sales reach 4.5 million in first month

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Samsung sold 4.5 million units of the Galaxy Note 4 since the device went on sale on September 26, according to a Korean language report citing industry sources. Samsung has not announced any figures yet, so take this report with a grain of salt until further confirmation. In its first 28 days of availability last year, the Note 3 hit 5 million units, so at first glance, Samsung doesn’t. 

Oppo teases another handset to launch alongside the N3

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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The launch of the much teased Oppo N3 is just a few days away but that hasn’t stopped the company teasing something new. Another post on the company’s official Weibo account suggests that Oppo will be releasing two handsets on the 29th of October. Oppo hasn’t given anything else  about the second handset, and the small corner we can see isn’t all that informative. Although that. 

Montblanc introduces premium accessories for the Note 4

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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  While the Note 4 is being heralded as a premium device with a new premium design, one of the things that hasn’t been upgraded to a new premium feel is the S-pen. It still feels like the Samsung of old with its plastic base and its fake metal accents. Well, International, watch, jewelry, and writing instruments maker Montblanc has those wishing to take the S-pen to the next level. 

Get in the fall spirit with Google Calendar’s new seasonal wallpapers

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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The Google Calendar app is probably one of the last places you’d expect to get some extremely attractive wallpapers, but Google’s most recent update for the application changes that. The update includes twelve very elegant backgrounds, each representing a different month, and therefore each only visible for a month at a time. Luckily these wallpapers have been extracted from. 

Samsung confirms the Galaxy A7 will ship with a Full HD display and 64-bit processor

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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The Galaxy A7 has been on our radar for some time, most recently in regards to its Full HD Display, a detail that was confirmed earlier today by Samsung in a user agent profile for the device (SM-A700FD). The profile also revealed that the A7 will feature an ARMv8-A 64-bit processor, not unlike the upcoming A5. It is also worth noting that the D in the model number indicates a dual SIM. 

87% off Adobe’s Photography Bundle for Beginners

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Start off on the right foot with DSLR photography, with this essential learning bundle from the experts at Adobe KnowHow. With these tutorials from the makers of the world’s most popular photo editing software, you’ll learn everything you need to know about shooting and editing great pictures. With over 200 lectures and 25+ hours of content that you can watch anytime, the bundle. 

LG debuts NUCLUN processor in the G3 Screen, a Korean exclusive with a 5.9-inch screen

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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We’ve seen evidence that LG have been preparing their own processor, and today the Korean manufacturer have confirmed the long-running rumor by announcing the octa-core NUCLUN ARM processor. The processor will make its debut in the G3 Screen (formerly the LG Liger),and will feature LTE-6 capability, allowing download speeds of up to 225Mbps.  The NUCLUN inside the G3 Screen will. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Android Lollipop update could arrive in December

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Reports regarding an Android Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 were disappointingly absent when we compiled a list of all the latest Android 5.0 news. We’ve seen an early preview build leaked on video, but Samsung has remained silent regarding Lollipop updates for any of its handsets. However, unspecified sources are hinting that the Samsung Galaxy S5 could receive a Lollipop. 

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus to arrive in Europe this month

By AndroidChief | On Fri, Oct 24th, 2014 - No Comments »
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Samsung has announced a new version of its Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Galaxy S5 4G+. As the name suggests, the handset is designed to offer faster 4G/LTE data speeds than the standard model. Hardware wise, the Galaxy S5 4G+ shares the same display, RAM, memory, and aesthetics as the regular flagship. The only difference is that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 has been swapped out for the Snapdragon. 

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