Carriers think the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge are better than the iPhone 6 in terms of design

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As one would expect, top officials at mobile carriers get to see devices before they are announced since they have to agree on whether they want to carry the specific devices. In this case, a carrier would have to be completely insane not to carry the Galaxy S 6, but they still go through the motions.

The Korea Herald is reporting that many of the carriers are excited about the Galaxy S 6, as well as the Edge version of the same phone. They even went so far as to say that they are better than the iPhone 6 in terms of design.


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Kids will have their own YouTube app starting February 23

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There is a ton of content for kids on YouTube, but there is only one problem…..There is also a ton of content that isn’t appropriate for kids. To solve this issue, Google will launch a YouTube Kids app on February 23.

YouTube Kids was designed by in-house engineers with parenting credentials along with other third-party testers such as Common Sense Media. It will offer a simpler interface in that viewer comments will be disabled. Parents can even set a timer that will automatically shut down the app at a specified amount of time.


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Relive the classic game of Pong with Soccer Pong

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I know some of our younger readers may not have heard of Pong. It was introduced in 1972, and it was the Pac-Man of that era. It was the simplest of simple in terms of game play and graphics, but we couldn’t get enough of it.

For those of you that are old enough to remember, it’s time to relive those memories with a new game called Soccer Pong. If you don’t remember, that’s okay, because you can relive your parent’s memories and wonder how we made it through life without Call of Duty.


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Google could offer a Google+ extension called Tablescape soon, a place for sharing foodographs

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I know many of you like taking pictures of your food and sharing them because I see them regularly on Twitter and Google+. If you’re one of those people, you will be happy to know that Google might soon offer something just for you called Tablescape. It’s a place for sharing foodographs.

It appears to be some sort of extension to Google+, similar to the Photos app. What I mean is that it would be a separate app on your mobile device, but it will actually be part of Google+ just like Photos is.


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[Bug Report] DROID Turbo won’t ring when receiving calls and goes straight to voicemail

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I know it’s hard to imagine, but some smartphone owners actually do make and receive phone calls with their devices. If you’re a DROID Turbo owner though, unfortunately you might find yourself waiting and waiting for that girl or boy to call you back.

Turns out there is some sort of bug that prevents the Turbo from ringing when receiving a call and it goes straight to voicemail. I stumbled up on this when a friend, who owns a Turbo, was asking if I knew of a way to fix it. It turns out that many other users are experiencing the same issue.


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[New Android Wear App] Wear Charging Widget shows you relevent info while your watch is charging

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One thing Motorola got right on the Moto 360 was the clock display when charging the device. It’s one thing that I missed greatly when I switched to the G Watch R. Now owners of all Android Wear smartwatches can enjoy the same thing with Wear Charging Widget.

Wear Charging Widget will automatically turn on when you charge your Android Wear watch. It looks very much like what displays on the Moto 360, but it adds the date and weather information, and it can be customized to an extent. The widget shows the current time, date, weather, and the battery charge. It even has that Moto 360-like round circle, giving you a visual of how much the watch has been charged.


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A little sandpaper can magically transform your LG G Watch R into a G Watch Urbane

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When LG announced the Watch Urbane yesterday, many G Watch R owners looked at their current watch and probably said to themselves, “Damn, I have to buy a new watch now.” Well actually you might not. If you consider yourself a DIY person, you might be able to get that Urbane look by the end of the day while everyone else waits drooling for the official release.


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LG is developing a new high-end processor for mobile phones

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We have heard many a rumor that LG has been working on their own processors for mobile phones. The last we heard about it was a report in September claiming the processor known as “Odin” was ready for a release this year.

It’s possible that particular version of the processor was scrapped because a new report from the same source states that LG was working on an octa-core featuring Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 cores, but it’s now scrapped due to overheating issues. Where have we heard that one before?


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Mid-range version of the HTC One (M8) on the way

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HTC might be just about to unveil the HTC One (M9) and possibly the One (M9) Plus in a couple of weeks, but they are also readying a variant of last year’s flagship. The HTC One M8i appears to be just like the One (M8) in terms of appearance and weight, but there will be some differences under the hood.

It sports the same 5-inch 1080p display, but the processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, which includes 2 sets of Cortex-A53 quad cores (1.7 GHz and 1.0 GHz). It will also come with 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, microSD slot for expanded storage, Duo Camera at the back (13 MP and 2 MP), 5 MP front-facing camera, less than 3,000 mAh battery, BoomSound, and Android 5.0 with Sense 7.0.


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