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AT&T introduces new value plans

On Thursday AT&T announced a brand new set of service plans that are far more consumer-friendly. AT&T is still making plenty of money on them, of course, but several of the plans offer significant savings compared to the older plans they replace.

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Spotify is going free for mobile users

Spotify will soon allow its ad-supported users to stream music on demand for free on their mobile devices.

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Some places are banning Google glasses

One of the early Google Glass adopters was asked to leave a restaurant as some of the customers were not comfortable with him wearing it.

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iPhone 5s is a best-selling phone in Japan

Apple’s new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are selling very well in Japan, accounting for 76% of new smartphone sales this October. This is an impressive number, considering the fact that Japan’s largest mobile operator did not sell any iPhone models before the 2013 iPhones were launched.

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Dropbox introduces new iOS 7 app

The new app has a cleaner business-oriented design and adds new features, one of them is AirDrop. Also, Dropbox promises major speed improvements for viewing photos and playing back video. It’s available now in the App Store.

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AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will not charge for spam texts

Finally,  top three US wireless companies — AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile — decided to stop billing American customers for the spam texts that millions of people have been tricked into receiving and sending out in recent years.

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Isis finally rolls out its NFC mobile wallet

More than three years after it was first announced, carrier-backed mobile wallet company Isis has finally launched nationwide.

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Meet Coin – The New Electronic Credit Card

Coin is a credit-card-sized device that holds other credit cards, allowing you to swap from card to card and even store gift cards inside its ultra-thin device.

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Lumia 1520 launches on November 22nd

Nokia announced today that the phone will arrive on AT&T’s network on November 22 for $199 on-contract.

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A tablet for $6000

Earlier this year, Panasonic came up with brand new device at CES : a 20-inch, 4K tablet. But now, that device is going on sale—for a price.

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Google announces the Nexus 5 on sale today

The new flagship phone from Google, that is destined to replace previous popular model Nexus 4, is available in Play Store today, in both white and black, starting at $349 for AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint carriers.

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Apple’s iPad Air is now on sale

The iPad Air is now available in the US, China, and dozens of other countries. You can order Apple’s thinner and lighter 9.7-inch tablet right now from the online Apple Store, and it’ll also be at carrier stores and brick-and-mortar retailers starting at 8AM local time. The pricing starts from $499 for a Wi-Fi-only 16GB model and goes all the way up to $929 for the LTE-equipped 128GB version.

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YouTube as a music palyer

 

YouTube for Android will soon work as a background music player.  Android Police ripped apart the latest YouTube APK and found a new setting titled “Background Audio.”

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WhatsApp’s monthly active user base climbs to 350 million

There are 350 million WhatApp users now. It took only two months for WhatApp to add 50 million to 300 million existing base of monthly active users.

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Stable Ubuntu Mobile OS is available now.

After a long period of developer (and enthusiast) previews, Ubuntu 13.10 for smartphones, as well as desktops, is finally available as a stable release.

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Meet Russian Cloud service – Cocaine

Russian search giant Yandex launches Cocaine, cloud based platform that will allow developers build their own app engines.

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Microsoft to roll out Remote Desktop to iOS and Android

Microsoft has just announced that it will release its Remote Desktop app not just on Windows, Windows RT and OS X, but also iOS and Android later this month.

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MoneyDrop will transfer funds via bluetooth

Crowdsourced mobile banking startup Simple will soon let mobile users transfer funds via bluetooth. Smartphone users will be able to quickly exchange sums of money from directly within the MoneyDrop app.

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SilkRoad is busted!

An anonymous, underground drug trafficking web site Silk Road has been busted and the founder has been arrested, effectively shutting down a $1 billion+ revenue business after two years.

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Walmart offers iPhone for $45

Interested in picking up Apple’s new iPhone 5C? You might want to consider dropping by Walmart — the discount department store has lowered the price of Apple’s most colorful smartphone to just $45 with a two-year contract.

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Pinterest starts adding ads to its page

Sooner or later it was going to happen, as the company would search for a way to capitalize.

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Google makes QuickOffice free

Last year Google bought QuickOffice, in an attempt to compete with Microsoft it made it free today, adds 10 GB of free Google Drive storage.

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Motorola moves assembly-line to the U.S.

Motorola as Google company decides to move its final assembly back to the United States. Read more about current assembly facility and about benefits of such move. Continue…

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Apple’s 64-bit processor is actually pretty big deal

Since Apple’s new iPhone 5s now has a new 64-bit processor inside, new  iOS 7 and its core apps are also 64-bit. You might have heard that it’s just a marketing stunt, but is it really? Read more…

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Apple Tests iPhone Screens as Large as Six Inches

Apple prepares to unveil both a new high-end iPhone and a cheaper version for the first time next week, it is already working on something bigger.

Apple is reportedly testing iPhones with larger screens than previous models, according to a new report.

The Wall Street Journal says Apple is going as large as 6 inches, which would be 2 inches bigger than its current models.

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(Credit: CNET)
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Xiaomi MiPhone 3 offers choice: Tegra or Snapdragon processor

Xiaomi’s latest Android handset, the Xiaomi MiPhone 3, will come in two flavors. Buyers can choose to either get the Nvidia Tegra 4 model, which sports a quad-core 1.8GHz Cortex A15 processor, or the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz.   Read more

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