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There are always apps that will notify you that something is happening on multiple devices, even when you’re just using one at the time. But soon Skype will not be on that list. Skype has announced a new feature for their app they call “active endpoint” which will contain chat notifications to only the device you’re currently using, rather than every device you have that has Skype installed. So if you’re on your phone, your tablet and computer will not show notifications. From Skype’s blog: “If...

  If you’re a T-Mobile customer who has a lot of users on their account, this news should excite you. Starting now, you can have up to 10 different lines on your account, up from the previous maximum of 5. This is a great change for users who have large families or friends who have the same bill, but don’t want to be on Sprint (who has their own Framily 10 line plans). However, you can only create up to six lines on the T-Mobile website. If you want more than 6 lines, you need to either go to your local T-Mobile store...

They said Android is limited. Impractical to use on a larger than 10-inch screen. Worthless with physical keyboards, and utterly inoperable on “full-on” computing machines. They scoffed at the idea of mainstream Android laptops, which was filed under megalomaniac fantasies from overly imaginative, reality-disconnected nerds. Well, we showed them. And by we, I mean a handful of visionaries that left no obstacle get in the way of unlocking Android’s true potential. Sure, Google’s “mobile” OS is still light-years away from becoming...

As was seen yesterday in leaked screenshots, T-Mobile’s Device Unlock app is now live in Google Play. If you haven’t seen the previous leaks of the app, it allows you to either permanently unlock your device or unlock it for 30 days if you intend to travel outside of the United States. For now though, the app only works on the Samsung Galaxy Avant, but that will probably be fixed in a future update. In order to be eligible for the permanent unlock, you will presumably have to have paid off the entire price of your smartphone...

In a not so surprising move, the Google Play Edition Galaxy S4 has quietly disappeared from the Play Store. It has been out of stock for several months and is based off last year’s original S4, so it was due to be removed eventually. What is surprising however, is the lack of a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5, which has had evidence of its existence come and go on the Play Store over the last few months. Neither Google nor Samsung have made any comments on its existence or not, which does propose an interesting question. For the...

After numerous leaks, the LG G Vista has now officially been released. Starting today, the new device is available online from Verizon for $99.99 on a two-year contract, $19.99 per month on Verizon Edge, or $399 outright. As were rumored, the specs of the LG G Vista are a 5.7–inch qHD display with a resolution of 940×560, a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM, and a 3200 mAh battery. The other specs are 8 GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot with support up to 32 GB of external storage, an 8 GB rear camera, and...

Bigger is better. That’s a nutshell description of the recent mobile market trend favoring size over palpable “innovation”, which some tried to enforce as a rule for future “evolution”. But it didn’t really catch on as an ultimate dictum. Instead, many nuanced it, envisioning a world of not just super-sized gadgets, but giants with a gentler, more sensible side. I’m talking of course about cost friendliness, and while the above mentioned motto isn’t a foolproof recipe for success yet, the following equation is truly infallible:...

Today Samsung has released a new ad for the Galaxy S5 and they are targeting iPhone users once again. For those of you who may be unaware, for the past few month it has been rumored that the new iPhone will come in a new screen size, either 4.7″ or 5.5″ (or both). If that happens that would remove a marketing reason for people to get another device, so Samsung has preemptively put out an ad. The ad clearly goes after users who are waiting on a bigger screened iPhone and showing them they have the option to not wait and buy...