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Google acquires Android optimization firm FlexyCore

Google has announced its acquisition of the French company FlexyCore, best known for its performance enhancing software, DroidBooster.

Maxthon Cloud Browser comes to Windows Phone

Maxthon's Cloud Browser offers unique tab navigation and automatic syncing across devices.

LG drops a new, high-resolution tablet: the LG G Pad 8.3

Today LG Electronics announced that its latest tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, is officially available for sale in the U.S.

New Aviate app makes Android phones more intuitive

There comes a time in every smart phone owner’s life when the number of installed apps outweighs the brainpower available to the owner to keep them all managed. Enter Aviate, a new home screen management system for Android that aims to keep everything under control, intelligently.

Smartphone security gets simpler with the new Pantech Vega Secret Note

Want mobile security? You got it. Pantech today is launching the Vega Secret Note, a new mobile device that comes with a unique feature that will delight those who want to keep their mobile data private.

Google Play adds HBO’s Game of Thrones and 6 other shows

The creator and broadcaster of some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed television programs has finally released them to Google Play.

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean coming to HTC One, EVO, and Samsung Galaxy

While Android 4.4 “KitKat” is knocking at our doors, numerous smart phone manufacturers have announced plans to upgrade the operating systems on their older model handsets, namely to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean release.

ZTE undercuts market with Nubia 5 and Grand S smartphones

Smartphone manufacturer ZTE is a company on the rise in the U.S., and it has two new, high-end handsets on the way, both ready for pre-order beginning this Saturday, October 5.

Windows Phone: We’re Huge in Europe

New market share figures show that Windows Phone has been surging in important European markets, nearly doubling its market share vs. this time last year.

Google Updating Android Apps En Masse Ahead of KitKat

Android users will find plenty of updates on their handsets ready to be installed today.

“Text Stops” Give New York Drivers a Place to Safely LOL

The state of New York is taking a page from airports across the nation and installing “Text Stops” – spots for drivers to pull over and read or send text messages - throughout the state, in an effort to curb an epidemic of drivers who continue to text behind the wheel.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Coming to Sprint

Phablet fans, take note: Samsung’s hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on the Sprint network in less than three weeks -- October 4, to be exact.

The Empire Squawks Back: Angry Birds Goes for a Star Wars sequel

The most unlikely partnership in the history of video games is getting a bonus round: The Angry Birds franchise released its second go-round with Star Wars, giving us Angry Birds Star Wars II.

How Twilio’s new photo messaging service may soon save you $20 a month

As mobile app users increasingly turn from text-based messaging systems to more visual ones, skyrocketing startup Twilio is jumping onto that trend by adding photo messaging services to its offerings.

Tablets dominating tech market as consumers drop PCs

It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another: According to research from IDC, shipments of tablets are destined to surpass those of all PCs in the fourth quarter of the year.