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Alcatel OneTouch Idol X review

The idea of a smartphone as a tool — a blade, a shovel and a pen — has largely been lost in the era of Candy Crush and Twitter. Since not everyone can afford a high-end device, the chasm between “phone-as-utility” and “phone-as-fun” has created two disparate and opposing sides to the regime. It’s especially

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Crittercism says apps respond faster in Canada than in any other country

According to Crittercism, a Mobile Application Performance Management (mAPM) provider, Canada has the fastest app response times in the world, thanks to a combination of highly-developed, mature LTE networks and access to the fastest CDN’s (Content Delivery Networks) from the United States. Compared to the US, which is used as a benchmark, app data tends

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Timehop comes to Android to reinforce the marketability of nostalgia

Popular photo and social media update recollection tool, Timehop, has finally come to Android, after spending all of its mobile life as an iOS exclusive. The app allows users to plug into their Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram and Dropbox accounts and displays content from one year, two years and three years ago. It’s a great

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Google I/O registration now open, attendees to be randomly selected

Google announced today that tickets for its developers conference, Google I/O, will go on sale April 8th until April 10th, at which time the company will complete its random allocation. See, unlike years past, Google will be issuing tickets randomly to potential conference-goers, eliminating the typical server-crashing rush to be first. Users who register for

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Twitter now lets you share up to four photos in a single Tweet

Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps today with new photo features in a quest to reinforce that the service is more than about sharing snippets of snarky text. The newly-public company, which claims 241 million monthly users, now allows up to four photos per Tweet, none of which encroach on the limited 140 character

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