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Fleksy keyboard brings new tricks to Android as it prepares for iOS 8′s arrival

Fleksy keyboard brings new tricks to Android as it prepares for iOS 8′s arrivalFleksy, a popular Android keyboard app that’s going to also be available on iOS 8 devices this year, on Wednesday released a new update in the Google Play Store that brings various new features including a major redesign, premium themes and emoji, and 17 new languages that had only been available in the beta. After updating to Fleksy 3.0, users will be able to access a Fleksy Store that contains the new themes and customizations. The new premium features will only be available to premium customers on Android, and will land on iOS this fall, the company revealed. “The average Fleksy user uses our product 180 times a day, and spends 1.5 hours looking at the keyboard each and every day. We believe


Simpsons World Will Stream Every Episode Ever

Simpsons World Will Stream Every Episode EverUp and at them! If you love The Simpsons, from the best of the best to the worst episode ever, you'll be happier than the happiest man in Springfield to learn that a new streaming service will offer all 552 episodes for fans to consume at their leisure. Entertainment news site HitFix was keeping its eye on Springfield when it covered an announcement from FXX (just in case there was any doubt that you are watching Fox). The Simpsons World streaming service will debut in October for computers (they've got the Internet on computers now), iOS devices, Android devices, streaming boxes, smart TVs and Xbox consoles (no PlayStation support just yet) — more than enough time to prepare for the lousy Smarch weather.


Compact HTC One Remix Coming to Verizon for $99

Compact HTC One Remix Coming to Verizon for $99The HTC One M8 is one of the best smartphones around, but at 5 inches, its display is a bit too large for some consumers. Enter the HTC One Remix. Coming to Verizon on July 24, the $99 Remix is a slightly smaller version of the M8, with a 4.5-inch display.


No, LG, we don’t want to play in your circle

No, LG, we don’t want to play in your circleThe LG G3 is one of the latest Android beasts to hit stores, and one of the few smartphones that actually packs a high-resolution 2K display that offers users an even better mobile experience, whether they’re browsing the web, watching videos or – especially – playing games. So why on earth would you want G3 buyers to play games that occupy only a tiny portion of that gorgeous new display, LG? The company’s official case accessory for the handset has a round window that can be used to access certain apps on the screen, and developers can add QuickCircle functionality to their apps, including games, as well. To further promote this feature, LG launched the industry’s “first games for play specifically in QuickCircle Window,” which


Android grabs more tablet market share: survey

Android grabs more tablet market share: surveyGlobal sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday. Growth was led by devices using the Google Android operating system. Android tablet sales rose 11 percent to 36.8 million in the March-June period, the survey found, and grabbed a 70 percent market share. Apple sales fell from a year earlier to 13.3 million, according to Strategy Analytics' figures which were above Apple's own report this week showing 12.3 million.


iParenting: How I keep my kids safe around tablets

The FTC reminded us Monday what many a parent knows all too well: Not all kids' apps are safe, especially where privacy is concerned. So, as a parent of two small children in a house full of tablets, what do I do to keep them safe? Here are my guidelines.The FTC reminded us Monday what many a parent knows all too well: Not all kids' apps are safe, especially where privacy is concerned. So, as a parent of two small children in a house full of tablets, what do I do to keep them safe? Here are my guidelines.


FCC to hold hearings on post-Sandy cell coverage

The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it will hold hearings at the start of 2013 to learn whether the nation's wireless networks could have, or should have, performed better in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At the height of the devastating storm, about 25 percent of cell towers were knocked out in states affected by Sandy.The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday it will hold hearings at the start of 2013 to learn whether the nation's wireless networks could have, or should have, performed better in the wake of superstorm Sandy. At the height of the devastating storm, about 25 percent of cell towers were knocked out in states affected by Sandy.


ITC to review Apple, Samsung patent decision

The U.S. International Trade Commission will review a judge's decision which found that Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.The U.S. International Trade Commission will review a judge's decision which found that Apple did not violate patents owned by Samsung Electronics in making the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad.


Android 4.2 skips Christmas

Some of us would just as soon bypass the month of December and get to the new year without having to worry about shopping, holiday pressures, traffic and crowds. Now, Android 4.2 has made that easy for you!Some of us would just as soon bypass the month of December and get to the new year without having to worry about shopping, holiday pressures, traffic and crowds. Now, Android 4.2 has made that easy for you!


Google, Dish may be mulling wireless service

It could be called GooDish. Or Dishgle. Neither of those awkward mashups of Google and Dish Network are likely, but what may be in the works is a partnership between the two companies for a wireless service.It could be called GooDish. Or Dishgle. Neither of those awkward mashups of Google and Dish Network are likely, but what may be in the works is a partnership between the two companies for a wireless service.


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