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Microsoft Cracking Down on Fake Mobile Apps

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I am mercilessly frugal when it comes to anything that doesn’t involve food. That includes mobile apps, even the ones that can be had for less than a buck. This stinginess has saved me from the countless scam applications that have been popping up in various mobile stores. What these apps …

Ignore No More: Call Your Mom, Or Else!

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Got kids? Sick of them ignoring your repeated calls and/or texts because they don’t want their friends to know their mom (or dad) calls them? One woman decided she’d had enough, and since she had the knowledge to do something about it, she did. Sharon Standifird developed an app that …

Nexus 6 Specs Leaked via Benchmark

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Google’s Nexus line has represented a string of quality phones and as expected, folks have high hopes for the upcoming Nexus 6. A recent GFXBench benchmark has revealed the hardware specs of the upcoming device and, surprise surprise, it’s going to be a monster.

The Nexus 6 will be equipped …

Official: Samsung Galaxy Alpha Is Metal, Mid-Range

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After numerous leaks and discussions, Samsung is finally releasing the Galaxy Alpha. With the phone finally arriving after months of talk, it feels like it arrived to a lot of fanfare, but in reality, it’s nothing more than just another mid-range smartphone.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha boasts a metal frame …