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Facebook rolling out new Android app design to all alpha testers

Facebook has been A/B testing a new flat Android UI for months now, but now the company has made it available to all users, with one important stipulation: you must be a member of the Android alpha testing group, which began last November. The company’s flatter, tab-focused interface looks far more native on Android than

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Google likely to release standalone camera app for all Android devices

Google is planning to release a standalone camera app to the Play Store intended for all Android devices, according to sources close to Engadget. The company has been rumoured to be overhauling its camera experience for months, especially after proof that the stock Nexus camera inaccurately crops photos in the viewfinder. The Nexus 5 was accused

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LG G Flex review

No one needs a curved phone. It’s almost certainly the latest gimmick in a litany of specs that seems to be the result of a maturing smart device market sucked dry of new ideas. And yet the G Flex intrigues me. It’s not the best Android phone on the market, and it’s almost certainly too

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Humble Bundle 9 revives the best deal in Android gaming

Humble Bundle is back, and by now you know the drill: spend whatever you like (but hopefully more than the average, and ideally a lot more) to download a number of DRM-free games across multiple platforms. Intended for charity, you can choose how much goes towards the game developers, individual charities (there are two) and

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MTS launches the Moto X for $29.99 on a 2-year term

After months as a Rogers exclusive (though it came to its Fido subsidiary later), the Moto X is now available on another Canadian carrier. Manitoba-based MTS has launched the 4.7-inch Android device for $29.99 on a 2-year term, making it reasonably affordable for one of the best all-rounded smartphones on the market. The company is

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Amazon.ca launches wireless store with unlocked phones, cases and more

Amazon.ca announced today that it has opened up a new wireless store with unlocked phones, cases, accessories and more. The company isn’t really competing on price, at least for smartphones themselves, but the choices are good, from Samsung to Nokia to BlackBerry and LG. You can nab an international Exynos-powered unlocked Galaxy S4, for example,

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BlackBerry releases BBM 2.1 with sticker support

BlackBerry has lobbed its first salvo into the for-profit mobile messaging ecosystem today, adding a Sticker Store to its BBM for Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 products. Last week, the company told us it would be updating the apps to support stickers, which are “larger, bolder and more expressive images than emoticons,” with

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