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Having problems with your LG G3? Try these 5 bug fixes

What’s the matter with your LG G3? Problems, glitches, and bugs can drag you down, but we’ve got the potential fixes to lift you up again. Step inside for a look at some common problems and what to do about them.

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5 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external chargers.

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The Arrow smartwatch wants to make taking pictures from your wrist much easier

Making your smartwatch standout these days is a challenge. Newcomer Arrow will fit an 8-megapixel camera in to the bezel of its forthcoming watch, which can be twisted through 360 degrees for more versatility.

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Right to be Forgotten ruling sees Google inadvertently censoring the press

The EU's Right to be Forgotten ruling seems to have the unfortunate side effect of causing press censorship, as Google's removal of certain search results buries unrelated, but important, linked stories.

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Find a party, a campsite or the perfect beer with these July 4 apps

It's Americas birthday, so it's time for us to celebrate. Make this the best Independence Day yet with the help of these apps to make the most of any Fourth of July celebration.

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Microsoft smartwatch rumors: It will be a fitness band, not a watch

For months, rumors about a Microsoft smartwatch have been bandied about the Internet. Now, a new report claims that Microsoft's first wearable will be compatible with iOS and Android devices.

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Reading Rainbow campaign breaks Kickstarter backer record

Reading Rainbow finished off its Kickstarter campaign with a record-breaking number of backers and $5.4 million in donations. The company will now make Android, iOS, Web, and other apps.

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HTC’s Volantis tablet leaked again, then outed as a possible fake (Updated)

HTC could be ready to make a return to the world of tablets, as rumors gather of a device known as the HTC Volantis, which may end up being a Nexus-branded slate. Here's everything we think we know about it.

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First Android Wear apps appear in Google Play Store

Android Wear is finally here and the first apps have made their way on to the Google Play Store. Now you can use brand-name apps like Duolingo and Level Money on your smartwatch.

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Amazon rejects FTC demands over in-app purchases, willing to take matter to court

Having dealt with Apple earlier this year on the matter of in-app purchases, the FTC is now demanding Amazon make changes to its practices regarding such purchases. However, the e-commerce giant insists everything's fine as it is.

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Microsoft reportedly building Office for Android tablets, looking for testers

After the success of Office for iPad, which clocked up 12 million downloads in its first week, Microsoft is said to be working on a version for Android tablets for release later this year. And the company wants your help to test it.

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Living in a smart home as imagined by Quirky’s Wink

Quirky aims to make connecting any home a breeze with its $50 Wink hub, free app, and partnership with the Home Depot. Some 60 products are already compatible with Wink and the company hopes to add many more in the near future.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 is coming to T-Mobile

T-Mobile will soon add the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 to its tablet offering, on the Simple Choice plan this July. The Uncarrier says its the perfect tablets for families on the go.

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Google Cube is a six-sided psychedelic music video player

Google's latest experiment is a psychedelic music video player called Cube, which displays different videos on each of its six sides. You can play with the Cube on Chrome or Android.

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Google buys music streaming service Songza to beef up its own music offering

Competition in the music streaming space is heating up as Google announced on Tuesday it'd acquired Songza, a service which builds playlists based on a user's mood and location, among other things.

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