Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman is a contributor for Digital Trends who writes about all things mobile from Apple to Zynga. Josh pulls his knowledge from years of experience using smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, and has had his content featured on other top sites like MakeUseOf. Josh is a student at Vassar College.
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Google patents radial menu: Android could get its own right mouse click

Google is interested in a radial menu design for Android, based upon a new patent discovered detailing the very technology. The new menu system is designed to allow finger-based selections and even submenu controls from the new menu design.
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Google Play to get gaming leaderboards, friend gifting, and more

Google is looking to ramp up functionality on Google Play, announcing a slew of new features at the GDC including leaderboards and gifting via social media. These features come in a new SDK that developers will soon update their apps with.
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Play games for longer on your Galaxy S5, thanks to software trickery from Lucid (Updated)

The Galaxy S5 is getting a battery boost thanks to Lucid's PowerXtend, software which allows devices to use less juice to produce the same level of computing power we all expect.
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Pebble finally launches new app store for Android

After months of waiting, Android users can finally enjoy the same new Pebble app store experience as iPhone owners have been in February. The new app store offers a brand new interface and plenty of apps to try
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More than 800 Flappy Bird clones still exist: Here are a few of our favorites

According to Zedge, more than 800 Flappy Bird clones exist on the Google Play Store, some of them with some absolutely ridiculous names. We found a few of these apps you just have to see for yourself.
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Just days after Galaxy S5 launch, Goophone makes a knockoff

It might look like Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone, but it's not. It's a knockoff produced by long-time opportunist Goophone, and although it costs a fraction of what a real Galaxy S5 will set you back, ownership will come with plenty of…
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As Samsung unpacked the Galaxy S5, HTC trash talked on Twitter

While Samsung was busy unpacking its brand new, shiny Galaxy S5, HTC took to Twitter to start dissing the major smartphone maker. Along with some gloating and highlights of a new HTC device, it seems like someone is trying to start a…
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Samsung has unpacked its new Galaxy S5, here’s everything you need to know

At Samsung's Unpacked event on Monday, the company finally unveiled the new Galaxy S5 smartphone. Here's everything you need to know about the new flagship smartphone. Note: it's not a huge hardware upgrade, but there's quite a few new…
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Sandisk crams 128GB into a microSD card the size of your fingernail – and it ain’t cheap

Sandisk has found a way to cram the storage capacity of an SSD into a memory card the size of your fingernail. A whopping 128GB is available on this card, but the real question is how you'll fill it (if you can afford it.)
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Microsoft takes aim at China to boost Windows Phone

The emerging markets around the globe are starting to attract more and more competition. Microsoft has announced plans to offer cheap phones in these areas in partnership with chip manufacturer Qualcomm
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Firefox OS returns with new mid-range devices, $25 smartphone and more

Mozilla has returned to MWC with Firefox OS. This time the company is showing off a slew of new phones, a $25 smartphone design and a number of improvements to the budget-oriented smartphone for emerging markets.