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Why You’ll Be Hearing A Lot About “Google Mobile Services” in 2016

Android geeks have much to be excited about in 2016. Their smartphones are getting smarter — features like fingerprint scanners, wireless charging, and tap-to-pay are becoming commonplace. These once-pricey perks are getting more affordable, too, as unlocked devices from low-cost manufacturers give consumers an alternative to expensive, subsidized carrier contracts. [...] read more...

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How to Fix That Google Chrome Crash on Android

It’s annoying, and it’s happening to everyone. But there’s a (temporary) solution! The latest update of Google Chrome is causing the browser to crash on many Android devices. Here’s what we know so far Many users reported problems after downloading version 47.0.2526.83 from the Google Play Store. The problems occurred [...] read more...

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How Much Smartphone Do You Really Need?

Some thoughts to consider before paying $500+ for that shiny new status symbol. Let’s pretend you’re buying a new vehicle. Before you start shopping, you’re already asking yourself some important questions. What’s the gas mileage? What’s the seating capacity? How much are you willing to pay? But there’s another thing [...] read more...

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Is My Phone GSM or CDMA? Does It Matter?

So what’s better — GSM or CDMA? Ah, we knew you’d ask that! The answer is: it depends. Most of the world uses GSM networks— between 80% - 90%, depending on who you ask. If you’re traveling a lot, it makes sense to get a GSM phone. And you might [...] read more...

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Smartphone manufacturer NUU Mobile to sponsor Minnesota Timberwolves

Ambitious tech startup unveils partnership with NBA’s hottest young team Nov. 10, 2015 MINNEAPOLIS — NUU Mobile is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2015-2016 season. NUU Mobile, a manufacturer and distributor of unlocked Android™ smartphones, joins forces with the NBA franchise at an intriguing [...] read more...

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Who’s Ready for the Big Android BBQ?

The 2015 Big Android BBQ is only days away, and the anticipation is getting feverish. Techies are buzzing about the #BABBQ on social media (even on Google+, which still exists), and readying themselves for a feeding frenzy both literal and figurative. It’s the most exciting time of the year to [...] read more...

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Unlocked Smartphones: The 11-Step Beginner’s Guide

So, you’re thinking about buying an unlocked smartphone. And you have no idea where to start. We can sympathize. We’ve been there, too. You probably have a lot of questions about unlocked phones. That’s perfect! We love answering questions, especially questions from friendly, good-looking people like you. So ask away! [...] read more...

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Is Your Smartphone Infected With Evil Bloatware?

Don’t panic. Well, maybe panic a little. Weep and tear your garments. Set your office chair on fire, then run screaming out of the room. Feel better? Good. Now, back to bloatware. What’s Bloatware? Wait, Why’s It On My Phone? Is There Any Hope? Unlocked Smartphones Hurray! What’s Bloatware? Bloatware [...] read more...