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Maxthon Cloud Browser For Windows Phone Is Here

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Maxthon Browser has been around Android for awhile now and today they announced the release of their Windows Phone version. Maxthon for Windows Phone offers the same out of box experience, high performance and faster speeds that have come to be expected of all Maxthon products, including design and usability enhancements that make browsing on a Windows smartphone easier and faster.

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Kids And Smartphones, How Do We Monitor Them?

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As a parent of a teenage daughter I know all to well how long and how much use her iPhone gets. While I would love for her not to be tapping away at her phone every second of the day, I also know that most of the responsibility and blame rests squarely on me. If I had not given her that phone she would not be nose deep in it 24/7. So how do I police her activity?

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Case-Mate Launches Style Box™

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Well this a different. Casemate launches their Style Box Program, smartphone owners can trial an assortment of some of Case-Mate’s most stylish cases for 7-days, keep their favorites, and return the rest back to Case-Mate, free of charge! In addition, Case-Mate will offer purchase discount incentives for Style Box customers – the more cases you keep, the more you save.

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Amazon’s Appstore Developer Select Launches

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Amazon launched their Appstore Developer Select program yesterday further pushing away from any Google ecosytem. Appstore Developer Select is a program for developers who optimize their apps and games for Amazon’s Appstore and Fire OS. To us this is an effort to push the Google Playstore out of the picture furthering Amazon’s efforts to develop their own ecosystem completely set apart from Google.

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FiLIP Coming To The U.S. Via AT&T

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Filip Technologies and AT&T today announced they are bringing FiLIP, a wearable device for the wrist that keeps parents and kids in touch at the push of a button, to the U.S. market in the coming months.  Under an agreement with Filip Technologies, AT&T is the exclusive network provider for FiLIP and will provide distribution and billing services for the product. 

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FiLIP Coming To The U.S. Via AT&T

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Filip Technologies and AT&T today announced they are bringing FiLIP, a wearable device for the wrist that keeps parents and kids in touch at the push of a button, to the U.S. market in the coming months.  Under an agreement with Filip Technologies, AT&T is the exclusive network provider for FiLIP and will provide distribution and billing services for the product. 

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myCharge Power Case For iPhone 5 Now In Limited Edition Colors

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myCharge, makers of the myCharge Freedom Power Case for iPhone 5, have introduced a limited edition color version of their popular case/power solution for the iPhone 5. The new colors — Cherry, Cobalt, Emerald, Violet, and Fuchsia — will be available while supplies last, exclusively on myCharge.com for the same retail price of $79.99, starting today. The myCharge Freedom™ Power Case for iPhone 5 is a protective charging case with a built-in 2000 mAh battery that doubles the life of your iPhone 5.

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Blu Introduces The Studio 5.5 For Just $179.99 Unlocked

One of the fastest growing mobile phone manufacturers in the world, Blu Products, has just announced their 5.5″ phablet the Studio 5.5.

The STUDIO 5.5 features a 5.5 inch FWVGA LCD and slim profile of just 9.5mm which makes handling the device extremely comfortable. In addition, the STUDIO 5.5 is powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor with 4G HSPA+ 42Mbs connectivity, 5.0 Mega Pixel autofocus camera with LED Flash and 1080p HD video recording, along with an expandable micro-SD slot up to 32GB, 1GB RAM, and Dual SIM functionality. Future software updates and upgrades will be automatically downloaded through BLU’s over-the-air Wireless Update Feature.

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Rdio App Makes Personalized Streaming Free

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Rdio, the digital music service app that is available on both iOS and Android, has announced it’s personalized streaming stations are now free on mobile for all iOS and Android users. All users are invited to listen to all of Rdio’s stations, with a library of over 20 million songs, at no cost even those who’s subscriptions have ended. They have also announced two new features to the app. Station Sharing, share any song, station, artist even genre via facebook and Twitter (Google+ was not mentioned). Playlist and album stations, which is self-explanatory.

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Sprint Calling On Developers To Create The Next Big App

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Sprint is issuing a challenge to developers to bring their app ideas to CITA’s MobileCon in San Jose California and turn those ideas into the real deal. They are dubbing this challenge the Sprint Hackathon and it will be held Friday, Oct. 17-18 at MobileCon. Sprint is throwing in FREE registration to MobileCon including all the keynotes, panel discussions, thought leadership stages, trade show and networking just for registering for the Hackathon.  Looks like there will be categories and prizes for this Hackathon, take a look at the list below.

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Blackberry 10 Receives NATO Approval

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Blackberry announced that BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 and BlackBerry 10 smartphones have received NATO approval up to “Restricted” level. Having this level of approval let’s NATO countries use Blackberry phones in the office and field.

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T-Mobile Announces Hiring Events for Veterans

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T-Mobile announced an effort to hire military veterans at a series of October hiring events. There are 3500 open positions that T-Mobile hopes to fill with U.S. Armed Forces, and active members of the National Guard, and Reserves. T-Mobile is already has a significant amount of employees who have served or serve in the military.

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