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Avoid a dead battery on your guys night out with BatteryGuru

At the end of May, our Snapdragon™ BatteryGuru app came out of beta in the Google play store. The response has been tremendous, with over 200K new downloads. This battery life saver app is designed to extend battery performance and improve overall user experience by intelligently making changes that optimize device functionality in phones with Snapdragon mobile processors

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Snapdragon processor powered Sony Xperia Z comes to T-Mobile

If you spend a lot of time gazing at your phone, set your sights on the Sony Xperia™ Z. Initially announced at CES 2013, and already released and widely popular outside the US, Sony announced today that T-Mobile will be the exclusive US carrier to bring the phone to eager fans.

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Presale of rugged GALAXY S4 Active joining Samsung family starts today

Capitalizing on the success of its flagship smartphone, Samsung is releasing a more rugged spin-off of the GALAXY S4. Dubbed the “GALAXY S4 Active,” the new phone will meet the IP67 standard for durability, designed to allow it to handle conditions the majority of consumer electronics can’t. You’ll find this tough new device on sale at AT&T locations starting June 21, with presale starting today

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Entire Android line-up can now download Google keyboard

The highly regarded Google keyboard, gesture typing and all, is coming to the entire Android line-up by way of the Google Play store. Previously only available on the Nexus line, Google’s keyboard was sorely missed by some consumers who opted to purchase other Android devices, like Samsung or HTC phones. Now, any device running on Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) or later will be able to install the keyboard as an app.

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Gaming Spotlight: Fast & Furious 6: The Game review

Fast & Furious 6: the Game from Kabam has differentiated itself from many other racing games by having its gameplay revolve around the concept of drag racing. Since the objective of every race is to simply go in a virtually straight shot from point A to point B, the developers completely did away with the steering wheel, braking system, and gas pedal.

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Instructographic: How the Snapdragon BatteryGuru app works

How does the Snapdragon BatteryGuru app work? Find out how it is designed to allow you to do more of the things you love to do with your smartphone and recharge less.

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HTC One to come with Google Nexus experience

Starting June 26, Google will offer a special edition of the HTC One with a “Nexus user experience” through the Google Play store. The phone will still be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and feature the gorgeous all-metal unibody design.

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Verizon releasing a major software update for the Samsung GALAXY S III

Good news Verizon customers with a Samsung GALAXY S III: your phone is about to get a serious software update that will bring a host of fixes and new features to S III users, including Multi Window capability and the Best Shot camera feature.

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The Google Nexus 4 by LG – now in white

You'll now be able to snag a crisp, white version of one of most popular Android smartphones–the Google Nexus 4 by LG. Just in time for summer, the new version gives Android and Nexus 4 fans a whole new shade to showcase Google’s clean, pure Android operating system.

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Snapdragon BatteryGuru: Get more battery life with fewer charges

Sometimes that low-battery alert sneaks up on you, usually when there isn’t an outlet in sight–and you’re expecting an important call or text. What if an app was designed to extend your battery life simply by learning how you use your phone most?

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