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Microsoft looking for OneNote beta testers on Android

Microsoft hasn’t updated its OneNote for Android app since April, but today announced a beta program for the popular note-taking app. Like other Android betas, it is being managed on Google+, and once committed, overwrites the existing app on the Play Store. The beta version isn’t a particularly big change from the existing app — Microsoft

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Unknown Motorola smartphone leaks running Android L

An image of an unreleased Motorola smartphone has surfaced. According to leaker TKTechNews, this specific Moto device is hooked onto Verizon’s network and is larger than the current Moto X, reportedly coming to market with curved edges and a 1080p display. While it’s unknown what specific Moto device this is, a video shows it running

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BlackBerry says the Passport ‘reinvents the mobile keyboard’

BlackBerry is giving a bit more insight into the new touch-enabled keyboard on the upcoming BlackBerry Passport. The company already revealed a few tips and tricks for how users can benefit the most from using the physical and ‘contextual virtual keys.’ Michael Clewley, Director of Software Product Management at BlackBerry, took to the company blog

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Motorola pushing out Android 4.4.4 update to Moto E

Motorola hasn’t even released the Moto E across Canada yet, but the company announced today that it would be issuing an update to Android 4.4.4 for the $179.99 device. Part of its continued commitment to keeping its Moto series updated, Motorola is pushing the latest version of Android to its lowest-cost smartphone, sold unlocked and

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Samsung takes on Qualcomm with new LTE-capable Exynos ModAP chip

Today, Samsung unveiled its initial foray into full solution system-on-a-chip game today with the new Exynos ModAP. While Samsung has been touting its quad- and octo-core Exynos processors for some time now, they’ve recently been relegated to 3G-only smartphones or WiFi tablets due to a lack of integrated LTE. ModAP is the company’s first SoC with

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BlackBerry shutting down Scoreloop on December 1st

BlackBerry acquired German-based Scoreloop in 2011 with a goal “to take mobile gaming to the next level.” BlackBerry, then known as Research In Motion, was heavily promoting gaming on its newly launched PlayBook tablet and targeted professionals who also wanted to have a little fun on the side. Scoreloop provided a way for developers to

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Samsung teases Exynos processor announcement on Twitter

A sign of corporate communications in the 21st century, Samsung took the Twitter account for its Exynos line of processors (yes, processors have Twitter accounts now) to tease “something new and exciting” coming tomorrow. Samsung’s ARM-based System on a Chip (SoC), the Exynos line has powered everything from the company’s Galaxy smartphone line to Google’s

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Microsoft cutting support for Windows Phone 7.8 in early September

If your carrier hasn’t already abandoned that aging Windows Phone 7 device, Microsoft is set to put the final nail in that coffin in early September. Mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 will end on September 9th, leaving devices like the LG Optimis 7, Nokia Lumia 510, 610, 710, 800 and 900 without continuing support for

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