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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, and Gear VR

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Samsung, as expected, announced the latest version of the Galaxy Note 4. In addition, the hardware maker also introduced its Galaxy Note Edge and Gear VR.

6 Creative Uses for Tablets

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When people think of tablets, they usually think of e-readers and gaming devices. What you may not realize is that those aren't the only things a tablet can do. With the portability of small, hand-held devices like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK, your tablet can an amazing tool. Here are six creative uses for your tablet.

How to fix Google Play Store errors

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Error codes are brilliant – they stop you from doing what you want whilst providing the least amount of information possible by just giving you a code or a number.

To stop you throwing your device against the wall in frustration, here’s how to fix the most possible error codes found when using the Google Play Store.

Samsung NX30 Review

After cornering much of the market on smartphones and tablet devices, the Android operating system has expanded to other electronic devices, like digital cameras. Android-powered smart cameras offer a multitude of benefits, including the incredible connectivity-based features.

With the help of built-in Wi-Fi and a few special apps, these high-performance smart cameras can connect to the Internet and upload images directly to a social media site like Facebook or a storage service like Dropbox. You’ll never accidentally lose photos or run out of storage space again!

Beta testers wanted for AutoCAD 360

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If you’re a user of AutoCAD and want a portable version of the software, Autodesk offers AutoCAD 360 for free at the Google Play store (with in-app purchases). AutoCAD 360 is a tool that allows you to edit, view, and share AutoCAD drawings. If the current app isn’t good enough for you and you want something better well then head over to Autodesk and sign up to get their free beta version of their AutoCAD 360 app.

Sign up here to join Autodesk’s beta program.

10 steps to Automate Actions on Android

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Work Smarter Not Harder….Sort of.

Automation on Android phones is an interesting animal (and a mouthful). Spending hours on a script that in fact only runs for 30 seconds can certainly feel counterproductive; especially if you’re having to put together multiple scripts that involve specific screen touch emulations. However, once the setup is mastered usage is as simple as an “ok Google” command. Believe me when I say it helps with the most random things. For pulling up a specific “Entourage” episode in the HBO GO app it saves at least 2 minutes. Every time!

Multiscreen World [Infographic]

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In today’s world, consumers don’t just watch television: they watch television while playing with their iPhones and catching up with the latest news on their iPads. It is becoming increasingly rare for one piece of media to be used exclusively without another by its side. In fact, most multi-screen users have been reported to consume at least 7 hours of screen media a day.

Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) announced he's retiring

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If you’ve been reading tech news even for a short while you’ve probably heard of @evleaks. His real name is Evan Blass and he’s been feeding the tech world with all sorts of smartphone, tablet and other gadget-related leaks from his website evleaks.at.

HTC to face a tough time in Q3 considering other big players are about to showcase their smartphone offerings

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HTC really can’t catch a break. They’ve been facing financial loses for a long time now and have finally managed to turn profit in Q2 this year, their first profit since Q2 2013. It seemed like their financial situation is getting better, but that doesn’t seem to be the case.

Free 90 days access to Google Play music with purchase of Chromecast

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If you’re one of the few Android users who has still not picked up a Chromecast HDMI streaming media player yet, Google is now offering 90 days of unlimited music from Google Play with the purchase of the dongle.