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Guardians of the Galaxy game and comics on sale this weekend

By AndroidChief | On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 - No Comments »
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Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has finally landed in theaters, and to help celebrate, the official game and a collection of Guardian comics are on sale in the Google Play Store. The collection of Guardian comics is running at 50% off, and the game, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon, is just $1.99. Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon (TUW) is a real time action. 

Two new Pac-Man games for Android coming soon

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Namco Bundal, most famous for the Pac-Mac franchise, has announced two new games, announced at San Diego’s Comic Con, to their line - Pac-Man Friends and Pac-Man CEDX. Pac-Man Friends will rely on tilt controls. The premise is that Pac-Man is out to rescue his friends from the Ghosts’ castle in 95 different levels of increasing difficulty. Pac-Man CEDX on the other hand is. 

Robert Scoble: “Microsoft should give up Windows Phone and go Android”

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Robert Scoble currently holds his title as one of the most influential tech bloggers. You may better recognize him from a popular image in which he is showering while wearing Google Glass. Long before his tech baths he was mingling with Microsoft as a Windows evangelist, though. He has his background and knows the company, making his opinion on Windows Phone of significant importance. Scoble’s. 

BadUSB hack may be one of the biggest threats you have heard of!

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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comedy_nose A new threat named “BadUSB” has just emerged, a name that may be a bit of an understatement. This exploit is one of the nastiest security threats we have seen in a long time. It’s dangerous, often undetectable and very hard to kill. BadUSB literally leaves current antivirus defenses harmless and blind. BadUSB literally leaves current antivirus defenses harmless. 

It’s legal to unlock your cell phone (again)

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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After it became illegal to unlock carrier cell phones thanks to the DMCA, a ton of backlash started up to try and get the laws changed back. After tons of petitioning, a bill finally made its way to the Senate floor, and after a few months of work, it’s finally being signed into law. The appropriately titled Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act makes it perfectly. 

Unlocking smartphones deemed legal once again

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Inquisitr America, the land of the free, hasn’t quite lived up to its motto in terms of mobile liberty. Once a common and completely legal practice, unlocking a smartphone became illegal in 2013. Fast forward to today, over a year later, and we can set our smartphones free once again. All without fear of any possible prosecution. The good news comes from the White House and senator. 

Google may separate Photos from Google+ in the near future

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Google’s Photo features are some of the most attractive aspects of Google+, including automatic backup, aut0-awesome effects, stories, sharing, etc. The Photos section of Google’s social network is extremely robust and offers one of the best solutions for cloud backup on Android. In an attempt to gain more users, however, it looks like Google might be planning on spinning. 

Flappy Bird returns, and he’s bringing friends

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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For those of you crushed by the news that Flappy Bird was going MIA back in February, take heart: Flappy Bird is back. Flappy Birds Family has been released on the Amazon Appstore, but only for Fire TV. The game is meant to be played multiplayer and boasts the same simple gameplay that its predecessor did, all for free. While FBF is not yet available on the Google Play store, there have. 

Google Now Launcher comes to all Android 4.1+ devices

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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When the Nexus 5 debuted alongside Android 4.4 KitKat, new Nexus owners found that they had a special treat to go with it: a new launcher that was exclusively for their device. In February, Google finally brought this experience to Google Play, though with one caveat: it only worked with Nexus and Google Play Experience devices. More recently, ZTE announced plans to pre-load the Google. 

OnePlus One vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 comparison

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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When industry newcomer OnePlus launched the One they claimed it was a “flagship killer”, targeting the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in terms of features and functionality, but without the premium cost. Priced at $299 for the base and $349 for the higher-capacity model, the OnePlus One actually competes against mid-range devices like the Google Nexus 5 price-wise, promising. 

Google Workshop project looks to bring customization to Nexus accessories

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Google appears to be working on a new method to custom accessories for Nexus devices that is currently dubbed Google Workshop. From the looks of it, Google may have learned a few things from their Motorola experiment, including the Moto Maker platform for creating customized Moto X devices. Google Workshop takes some of those same concepts and applies them to the production of cases and. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 model number appears in Korean carrier’s database

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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Although an announcement and not a release date is expected on September 3, one carrier in Korea is wasting no time getting its hands on the Galaxy Note 4. Carrier LG U+ has a listing for the SM-N910 in its database already. This model number is presumably the Galaxy Note 4′s. With a presence in the carrier’s database this early, it could mean that Samsung is going to be releasing. 

Belkin releases a Smart Crockpot, yes really

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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How many times have you been preparing a roast, chili or some other dish in a crockpot and wished, “oh boy, I wish this bad boy could access the Internet!” My guess is that not many folks reading this are raising their hands, but I could be wrong. Sarcasm aside, that’s exactly what the new Belkin WeMo Crockpot brings to the table. At first glance, Belkin and Crockpot’s solution. 

Google Workshop details leaked, allows you to make custom cases for your Nexus

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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; Looking for a way to make your Nexus stand out from the rest of the pack? According to Android Police, they have received reliable information about a new Google tool that could certainly help with this effort. Allegedly called Google Workshop, the tool would allow you to make a custom case for your Nexus 5, and presumably the program would apply to future Nexus devices like the rumored. 

ZTE Grand X coming to Cricket Wireless on August 8

By AndroidChief | On Friday, August 1st, 2014 - No Comments »
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ZTE’s Grand X, which has a 5-inch display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 5MP rear camera, a 1MP front shooter and a 2,300mAh battery, will be coming to Cricket Wireless on August 8. The phone will cost only $100 after a $50 mail in rebate, so this is clearly tailored to those looking for a decent low-end, cheap smartphone. Here’s some information from Cricket Wireless regarding.