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Huawei Ascend GX1 announced with 6-inch display and 64-bit CPU, no bezels in sight

Huawei decided to take a stance against bezels with the Ascend Mate 7, and it looks like the Chinese manufacturer is continuing the trend with the Ascend GX1. Boasting a 6-inch 720p display and an 80.5 percent screen to body ratio, the Ascend GX1 is now available for sale in China to the equivalent of $255 (1590 Chinese Yuan).

LG debuts three new entrants to its Music Flow series of connected speakers

LG has just announced a new set of Wi-Fi-enabled speakers aimed at competing with Sonos for a spot in your home. In total, the company is introducing three new speakers (one of which is its first battery powered offering) as part of its Music Flow series which can be controlled from Android devices.

Google now serves up song lyrics in search results

If you're tired of having to make that extra click just to find out what Miley was talking about in her latest hit, Google has your back. The search giant recently started showing song lyrics sourced from Google Play Music in its search results, replacing the need to click through to dedicated lyric websites.

Score Trans-Siberian Orchestra's 'The Christmas Attic' for free on Google Play Music

Still not quite feeling the holiday spirit? Maybe you need a little injection of rock-n-roll into your holiday tunes. The good news is, you can now score that fix for free from Google Play Music with Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "The Christmas Attic."

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic finally lands on Android

It may have taken its sweet time after seeing an initial mobile release on iOS over a year ago, but Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic has finally made its Android debut. The port brings the massively popular title to a whole new audience with optimized touch controls.

Latest Humble Bundle offers up 9 games from Noodlecake Studios

Everyone's favorite way to pick up Android games on the cheap is at it again. Humble Bundle is now offering a pack featuring games from developer Noodlecake Studios for the low, low price of just $8.

Sonos adds podcasts to its streaming lineup with Spreaker

If you're looking to stream your favorite podcasts in all of their high-def glory on your Sonos speakers, there's some good news today. Spreaker has announced that its podcast service is now integrated into the Sonos Controller App for Android.

Jerry's favorite Android apps of 2014

My favorite Android apps of the past year Hey everybody! It's the time of the year where all of us here at AC look back and think on the highlights of 2014. That means we all get to compile lists of the things we thought were the "best." We're kicking it off with a "Best apps of 2014" list from each of us here. Show More Summary

T-Mobile's John Legere takes digs at competition in new holiday video

T-Mobile's has released a new video for the holidays, starring CEO John Legere. Legere sits by a fire reading a story about how worried AT&T and Verizon are about T-Mobile's gains in the last year. He says a little about T-Mobile's Q3 numbers, including the carrier's record growth.

How to take a screenshot on your Android Wear device

Quick Android Wear screenshots are easy to do, all it takes is a few steps While not the biggest deal ever, taking a screenshot on your Android Wear device has been a hassle since launch. That is until now, with the latest Lollipop and Android Wear app updates enabling remote screenshot capture of your Android Wear device on your connected phone. Show More Summary

Yahoo Aviate app updated with new search features and more

The Yahoo Aviate launcher for Android got updated today in the Google Play Store with a number of new features, chief among theme some new search fuctions that should make it easy to search for things directly on a smartphone homescreen.

ASUS ZenWatch now available in UK through Currys PC World for £199

The ASUS ZenWatch is now on sale in the UK through Currys PC World. The Android Wear device is available for £199.99.

Several games have deep holiday price cuts in the Google Play Store

It's not unusual to see price cuts on apps and games in the Google Play Store, but it looks like a bunch of popular games have some deeper than normal reductions from now until the end of the current holiday season:

Google shows off first 'complete prototype' for its self-driving car project

Google has been working on its self-driving car project for some time but today the company revealed the first image of what it calls its "first complete prototype for fully autonomous driving."

HP quietly begins selling new 14-inch touchscreen Chromebook for $439

A few months after HP announced plans to sell an 11-inch and a 14-inch Chromebook in October, the PC maker has quietly begun selling a higher-end version of the HP Chromebook 14 with a touchscreen for $439.99.

Get this protective Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hard case with kickstand on sale today for just $8.95!

Made from a smooth and durable polycarbonate, this Galaxy Note 4 Snap On Case provides excellent drop protection thanks to the thick edging and impact resistant shell. The back features a custom patterned texture that gives you an enhanced grip around your device, too. Available in both black and white

Amazon announces festive holiday discounts on a variety of apps and media

Amazon has announced a number of holiday discounts on apps, music, movies, and more. Many of the sales run through the end of December, with some content available at steep discounts.

All of Amazon's Fire HDX 8.9 tablets are 30 percent off for today only

Amazon apparently wants to sell a bunch of its Fire HDX 8.9 tablets a few days before Christmas. The retailer has cut the price of all of the models for the 8.9-inch Android tablet down by 30% for today only.

Qualcomm completes LTE Category 9 Carrier Aggregation testing with EE

Qualcomm today announced the company has completed inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 with Huawei and UK mobile network EE. Using the Snapdragon 810 processor, Qualcomm utilized Huawei's commercial infrastructure solution to connect across EE's LTE-A '4G+' network.

Google expands Android One to Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka

After launching the Android One initiative earlier this year in India, Google has announced that the program is being expanded to cover Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The Android One devices are expected to go on sale in these countries over the coming weeks.

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