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Samsung announces Gear S smartwatch

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Samsung has announced a new smartwatch called the Gear S. The Gear S is a Tizen-powered smartwatch that has a curved display.

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WhatsApp hits 600 million active users

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Mobile messaging app WhatsApp has hit 600 million monthly active users, according to CEO and founder Jan Koum. Here is a tweet that the company sent out.
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Samsung Galaxy S5 has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Samsung Mobile’s official U.K. YouTube page has posted a video of the Samsung Galaxy S5 taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. What a clever way to show that the Galaxy S5 is waterproof. However, the S5 has challenged the iPhone 5s, the HTC One M8 and the Nokia Lumia 930 to take the same challenge.

Ticketfly acquires WillCall app

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Ticketfly is an online ticketing company that has acquired the WillCall, a concert discovery app for iOS and Android. Founded in 2010, WillCall helps users discover and attend more live events.

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There are around 19,000 different Android devices on the market

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Apple releases a small number of products that run on iOS, but Google Android is open source. Hundreds of manufacturers have built Android devices. Apparently, there are nearly 19,000 Android devices, according to OpenSignal.

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Price of Samsung Galaxy S5 for Verizon is discounted to $79

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The price of the Samsung Galaxy S5 on Verizon has been discounted. RadioShack will be selling the Samsung Galaxy S5 for $79 on a new two-year contract starting today on Verizon Wireless. The offer is available for new and existing Verizon subscribers. The Galaxy S5 has a 5.1-inch display, 1080p resolution, quad-core 2.5GHz processor, 16-megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, 16GB or 32GB internal storage, microSDXC support, 2,800 mAh battery and Android KitKat..

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Barnes & Noble and Samsung launches $179 Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

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Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung to launch the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, which is a 7-inch Android tablet running a custom version of the Nook software. The tablet is available in black or white for $179 at Barnes & Noble retail stores nationwide.

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The iPhone 6 battery is expected to be larger than the iPhone 5s

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The iPhone 6 is expected to come with a battery that is larger than the one inside the iPhone 5s, according to a leaked photo. The photo shows a battery with an 1,810 mAh capacity, which is larger than the 1,560 mAh battery in the iPhone 5s.

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