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Android L Release Preview coming tomorrow for developers

Google announced that, beginning early tomorrow, a preview of its upcoming L Release will be available for developers. There will be preview factory images for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 2013. The new release will have lots of design tweaks, and optimizations to create a unified experience across Android smartphones, tablets and the web.

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Deezer for iOS and Android gain Chromecast support, higher audio quality

Deezer for iOS and Android gained a nice feature bump today, adding Chromecast support and enhanced audio quality up to 320kbps. Deezer, the second-largest streaming music service in the world by users, added two features that its listeners had been waiting a long time for. Chromecast support, which recently arrived on Rdio, has become a

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Tête-à-tête: Why can’t we have nice (streaming) things?

Welcome to Tête-à-tête, a series where two of our writers converse on interesting topics in the mobile landscape — through chat. Think of it as a podcast for readers. This week, Douglas and Daniel talk about whether Canadians get the short end of the stick when it comes to content. Douglas Soltys: My dear friend Daniel, Canada

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SyrupCast Episode 2: Acquisitions Anonymous

Welcome to SyrupCast Episode 2! We had such a great response with the first one, we figured we’d try it again with a bit more content — and a very special guest. This week, we welcome MobileSyrup’s founder, Ian Hardy. In our second episode, we spend a little time talking about the Canadian wireless industry

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Microsoft takes on Google with bigger, cheaper cloud storage options

Microsoft announced sweeping changes to its OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) cloud storage options today, bringing the base storage amount for all users to 15GB from 7GB. All Outlook, Live or Hotmail users will benefit from this change, making it easier to store photos, documents and other files to the cloud from Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and

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Mobile-exclusive Civilization Revolution 2 now available on iOS

Sid Meier’s Civilization has, for a long time, been the de facto turn-based strategy game across the PC and, more recently, consoles. Now, developer 2K Games is modernizing, announcing mobile-exclusive title Civilization Revolution 2. The sequel to the console-friendly game Civilization Revolution, which was ported to iOS in 2009, Civ Rev 2 will allow players to

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Nokia Camera gets a high-resolution boost on Lumia devices

It’s been a quiet few weeks from Nokia since its Devices & Services division was absorbed by Microsoft — the remaining portion of the company released an Android launcher, if you can believe it — but the company is back with a huge update for its Camera app. The Nokia Camera app has continued to impress

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Wimbledon app for iOS and Android updated for 2014 tournament

If you need a break from football, London is hosting, as it does every year, the Wimbledon tennis grand slam from today until July 6th. As has been the trend for a number of years now, the association has released an app for users to follow along. This year, the teams made a concerted effort

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S hands-on (video)

Samsung took the reins off the Canadian variants of its latest tablet duo, the Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Tab S 10.5. Both devices sport high-resolution 2560×1600 pixel Super AMOLED displays, along with octa-core Exynos processors, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and 8MP rear cameras — the only differences are screen size, preferred orientation,

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