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It's Time to Ditch Facebook and Start Over

Most of us have had Facebook accounts for the past few years, some have had one closer to a decade. But time and bloat have turned once-beloved font of nostalgia into an onslaught of faux-sentimental sludge from strangers. So as Facebook stands poised to break itself into a bunch of different apps, we say to you: Screw it. It's time to start fresh. Read More >>

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Less is So Much More

If you can say one thing about Samsung's Galaxy S line of smartphones, it's that they consistently pair some of the best hardware with inexplicable software. The S5 scales back Samsung's bells and whistles, which helps make it easily the best Galaxy phone yet. If only they'd gone even further. Read More >>

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Windows Phone 8.1 Review: Gloriously Good Enough

Windows 8.1's recent update was a subtle but effective boost. Windows Phone's 8.1 power up follows the same cues. It's not mind-blowing, it's not world-changing, it's nothing to jump around and scream about, but it turns Windows Phone into something it's never quite been before: an OS that's totally good enough. Read More >>

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Before the iPhone Launched, Android Didn't Support Touchscreens

It's virtually impossible to imagine now, but back when the iPhone was launched in 2007, Google wasn't planning to make Android for touchscreen devices. Read More >>

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Could This be the Clean New Look for Android's Built-In Calendar App?

The folks over at Geek.com got this sneak peek at a significantly updated test design for Timely, Google's stock calendar app. If this is the final version that Android users will see, it'll be a nice update. Read More >>

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EE, T-Mobile and Orange Award Themselves 2.7 Per Cent Contract Pay Rise

The mobile conglomerate responsible for running EE, Orange and T-Mobile in the UK is god-damn SICK of bravely protecting us from supplier price rises and inflationary pressures, and has finally, despairingly, decided it's time to pass a 2.7 per cent cost increase on to its users. Read More >>

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Watch 30 Years of Mobile Phone Come Together as a Digital Orchestra

What do you get if you take 30 mobile phones and four pagers from across the last 30 years, and wire them together with a sound system? An oddly catchy bit of music is what. Read More >>

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Oh Good, Yelp Now Suggests Businesses Based on Emoji

Emoji is a strangely useful language, whether you're recapping episodes of wildly popular TV shows or sending your friend a smiling pile of poop when real words fail you. Until now, though, this lexicon was essentially inscrutable to machines. Those days are over: Yelp's mobile app now suggests businesses when you type the tiny pictures in the search bar. Read More >>

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Qualcomm's 2015 Snapdragon Chips Promise Lightning Fast Phones

Qualcomm has just revealed the specifications for its 2015 mobile chips—and if you thought this year's offering sounded good, you are in for a massive treat when you read about these newer slabs of silicon. Read More >>

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Get a Nokia Lumia Phone With Your "O2 + 4G = £99" Deal of the Day

Are you looking for a new, decent 4G mobile phone? Well, we've stumbled across this ace deal where you can get your mitts on a Nokia Lumia 625 4G phone. You can browse things quite quickly, but it won't solve the problem of those boring berks who complain about their commute every day. Yours for £99 on O2. Read More >>

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BlackBerry Death Rattle: We're Bringing Back the Bold

In a move that is equal parts admirable and bleak (but mostly bleak), BlackBerry has chosen to valiantly fight the imminent march of time. Instead of trying to build the next Big Thing, the company is going back to what it know works best: 2011, specifically. Say hello to the Bold. Again. Read More >>

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Take Advantage of this Sainsbury's Mobile Offer With This "SIM-ply Amazing" Deal of the Day

What's exciting about SIM cards? Not much really. They're about as thrilling as a footballer's post-match interview. SIMs don't swash your buckles or tickle your pickle, but they are incredibly useful in your phone as, without them, you'd just have a blank screen, more barren than your feeble imagination. Read More >>

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Official Flappy Bird Coming Back to Infuriate World

Casual gaming smash Flappy Bird will be coming back as previously hinted, according to its maker. Answering a question on Twitter, coder Dong Nguyen said it will return, but "not soon." Read More >>

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Android Wear is Just a Google Now Watch (And That's Great)

Google just announced its first real foray into the frenzied fray of the smartwatch world: Android Wear. That's an accurate name for a wearable, Android-powered device, sure, but it's also a little misleading. This is a Google Now watch. And that's excellent news. Read More >>

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Digital Faffing About to Overtake TV Watching Time in 2014

Some analysts have been watching how much time you spend staring at various screens all day, forming the conclusion that mobile media consumption will eclipse TV viewing time this year. Apparently, a generic UK person will soon spend 3 hours 41 minutes a day on "digital" amusements, 34 minutes more than last year. Solo TV viewing, meanwhile, languishes at the 3 hours 15 minute a day mark. [Telegraph] Read More >>

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Why Google Killing Google Voice Would be Fantastic

Brace yourself Google Voice fanboys, your treasured service is probably not long for this world. But don't you worry; the sooner it's dead the better we'll all be. Read More >>

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