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LG G3 Impressions!

This is my video, LG G3 Impressions!, from the Techicist YouTube channel. I hope you enjoy it! Please consider subscribing if you enjoyed the video, for more great content.  

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Galaxy S5 to be unveiled today

As the S4 is beginning to show it’s age in the mobile tech world, you guessed it… it’s time for the Galaxy S 5. With the recent release of Galaxy Gear 2 (now running Tizen, not Android) it only seems fitting to announce a new flagship device. Recently Samsung has been teasing the release in their “Unpacked 5” ads, with the “5” being indicative of the S5, and Unpacked 5…

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HTC M8 (One 2) is set to release on March 25th

Note: The image above is said to be a press image, so it should be more reliable than previous “leaks.”   Release Date As you should know, the internet has been ablaze with news of HTC’s 2014 flagship, the M8; however, HTC sent out invites yesterday for an event on the 25th of next month. The word on the street is that this event will be the unveiling of the…

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Live on Kickstarter: Ultima Model S

  Year after year we have seen various different solutions to mount phones in cars. Some provide very good functionality, but more often than not miss the mark aesthetically. Not to long ago the ULTIMA car dock was born, leaving buyers with an attractive dock that served its purpose well. After such a strong success, ULTIMA is back and better than ever with the all new Ultima Model S. The…

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Flappy Bird’s Goose is Cooked

This will be a rather short article, but the recently popular app, “Flappy Bird”, will be gone tomorrow (February 9th, 2014). The indie game developer Dong Nguyen who lives in Hanoi, Vietnam stated that 22 hours from now, he will take the game down. He went on to state that, “it’s not for legal reasons”, and, “I just can’t keep it anymore.” Multiple people have tried to get in touch with…

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Google Sells Motorola for $2.9 Billion

Google has just closed a $2.9 billion dollar deal with Lenovo, giving up it’s rights to the Motorola brand, current and future Motorola products, over 2,000 patents, and Motorola’s trademark portfolio. The near $3 billion sale consists of $660 million in cash, $750 million of Lenovo stock, and $1.5 billion in a promissory note. This move to opt-out of the smartphone manufacturing business may have been Google’s plan all along…

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Samsung Silently Launches Galaxy Grand Neo

      Another phone has just joined the Samsung Galaxy line, but without any hype at all. First spotted by UnwiredView on Samsung’s site, there is a new phone called the Galaxy Grand Neo that has been listed with no previous word from the company. With HSPA+ 21Mbps radios, a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a VGA front-facing camera, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 5.01 inch display featuring an 800 x…

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How to Restore the HTC One back to Stock Firmware

Let’s face it. At one point or another some of us root our Android devices, and in doing so we may realize that we either want the default experience back on our device or we have to take our devices in for repair, and we obviously cannot take them back rooted, so I’m going to show you how to unroot your phone and put it back to stock. Let’s get…

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The NEW Nexus 7 (2013) or the NEW iPad Mini with Retina Display?

Google recently updated the Nexus 7 for 2013, bringing some much needed spec. increases to help the tablet better compete with the other new tablets coming out this year and next year. One of these, is the NEW iPad Mini with Retina Display. These two tablets seem pretty comparable, so which is the best one for you? The best way to start this decision is to have a look at…

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