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The future of mobile wallets is … digital coupons (study)

The future of mobile wallets is … digital coupons (study) | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Pierre MetivierNobody likes to pay, but everyone likes a good deal.
That’s the conclusion of a new study of digital wallets, according to mobile marketing tech firm Vibes.
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iPhone uses more electricity than a fridge

iPhone uses more electricity than a fridge | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Apple's iPhone might be burning up more electricity than an average American fridge, according to a report from Digital Power.
Mark Mills, CEO of Digital Power, penned a report with the catchy title "The Cloud Begins With Coal".
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Put the phone down! Doctor warns excessive smartphone use can lead to eye problems

Put the phone down! Doctor warns excessive smartphone use can lead to eye problems | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Remember the days when your grandmother used to yell at you for standing too close to the TV? You never listened, thinking that her logic was clearly flawed. Well as it turns out, there certainly was some truth to her advice, as eye surgeon Dr.
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2 Simple Lifehacks That Will Save You Time And Money

2 Simple Lifehacks That Will Save You Time And Money | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
There are so many accessories you can use to complement everything from your smartphone to your desktop. Finding the right one can be virtually impossible. If you know what you’re looking for, things will be a whole lot easier.
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More Android malware distributed through mobile ad networks

More Android malware distributed through mobile ad networks | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Mobile ad networks can provide a loophole to serve malware to Android devices, according to researchers from security firm Palo Alto Networks who have found new Android threats being distributed in this manner.
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Mobile phone unlocking has jumped 71 percent since it became illegal

Mobile phone unlocking has jumped 71 percent since it became illegal | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Five months ago, the United States’ head librarian decided that Americans no longer needed the right to unlock their cell phones, and the land of the free and the home of the brave saw carrier freedom recede unhappily over the horizon.
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Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile show growth while Sprint declines

Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and T-Mobile show growth while Sprint declines | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Strategy Analytics released their top U.S. Carrier Metrics for the 2nd quarter, and there really isn’t anything surprising. Verizon Wireless continues to lead the way followed by AT&T.
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Biometrics Can Revolutionize Mobile Payment Security, Says Frost & Sullivan

Biometrics Can Revolutionize Mobile Payment Security, Says Frost & Sullivan | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
As pure-payment protection, it offers undeniably higher levels of security and intuitive customer experience
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The Moto X is a great phone, but it has one fatal flaw: The price

The Moto X is a great phone, but it has one fatal flaw: The price | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
We pretty much knew everything about the Moto X from all the leaks and last week’s DROID announcement.
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Scientists developing Bluetooth tooth that spies on your oral habits

Scientists developing Bluetooth tooth that spies on your oral habits | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Tooth fillings acting as radio receivers may be nothing more than a myth, but scientists at the National Taiwan University are developing an artificial tooth that would send rather than receive transmissions.
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Nokia’s Lumia 1020 : the best smartphone camera ever made — too bad it’s wasted on Windows Phone

Nokia’s Lumia 1020 : the best smartphone camera ever made — too bad it’s wasted on Windows Phone | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeatNokia’s Lumia 1020 is the culmination of everything the Finnish phone maker has been working towards over the past few years.
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Samsung smartphones beat last three iPhones in user satisfaction

Samsung smartphones beat last three iPhones in user satisfaction | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Of the top-selling smartphones in the U.S. in the past year, customers ranked two Samsung smartphones higher than the last three Apple iPhone models.
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Windows 8.1 Mobility Center: 8 Ways to Save Time

Windows 8.1 Mobility Center: 8 Ways to Save Time | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
If you're not already a rabid user of Windows Mobility Center (WMC), it's time to start. It's a particularly helpful time-saver within Windows 8.1.
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Why You Shouldn't Buy a Tablet Computer

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Tablet Computer | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
When Apple released the iPad 4 in March 2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced what he called a "post-PC world," and Apple's place in it. He makes a good point: Tablet sales are catching up to laptop sales and have...
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How to Run a Web Server on Your Android Device

How to Run a Web Server on Your Android Device | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Whether you have a $50 mini PC that you leave plugged in all the time or a 5-inch smartphone that you carry with you, you can use any Android device as a full fledged web server that's accessible eith...
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Intel confirms it is shipping its new wireless data chip this month

Intel confirms it is shipping its new wireless data chip this month | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Dean TakahashiAicha Evans of IntelAn Intel executive confirmed that the company is on schedule to ship its newest LTE wireless data modem later this month in a move to challenge Qualcomm’s leadership in the vast mobile data networking chip market.
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How to Connect USB Storage Devices to Your Android Phone

How to Connect USB Storage Devices to Your Android Phone | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Your Android phone uses its microUSB port for charging and transferring files back and forth with your PC, but what if the files you need to email your boss are sitting on a Flash drive or a full-size...
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Best Android apps for medical emergencies, patient care, and First Aid information [August 2013]

Best Android apps for medical emergencies, patient care, and First Aid information [August 2013] | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Whether you have a personal medical emergency, need to get information to help a patient or you just want to brush up on your human anatomy before an exam, there are hundreds of Android applications that will help you with whatever you may need.
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Cell phones gear up to fight AIDS

Cell phones gear up to fight AIDS | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
Smartphones sitting around in their chargers all night can now band together to help find a cure for AIDS while their owners sleep.
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Trend Micro Finds 718,000 Malicious, High-Risk Android Apps in Q2 2013

Trend Micro Finds 718,000 Malicious, High-Risk Android Apps in Q2 2013 | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
The company expects that number to exceed one million by the end of the year.
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Android Device Manager helping users find lost phones

Android Device Manager helping users find lost phones | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
It seems like it is a common occurrence that virtually every smartphone owner has dealt with at some point in time – misplacing a phone.
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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for August 2, 2013

TalkAndroid Daily Dose for August 2, 2013 | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion.
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10 Rules For Making An Infographic Effective & Viral [Infographic]

10 Rules For Making An Infographic Effective & Viral [Infographic] | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
We share a lot of infographics here on Bit Rebels. It’s because we feel it’s one of the most optimized ways to share important information in bite-sized chunks so that consuming it all doesn’t take up too much time.
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Top 10 Tablets To Buy (Or Avoid) Now

Tablets are quickly becoming the mobile computing device of choice, but they're definitely not all created equal. The very best tablets offer a great combination of design, features, performance and o...
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Top 10 Chrome Extensions

Top 10 Chrome Extensions | Anything Mobile | Scoop.it
If you haven't switched to Google's Chrome browser, there are lots of reasons for doing so. Chrome is quick, simple and can sync across all of your devices.
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