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iRig UA officially arrives for Android

Up until recently, recording half-decent songs on Android devices was a huge trouble, as most musicians would know. Hearing about IK Multimedia's plan to release the its famous iRig for Android sure was a boost, as the guitar adapter was only had an iOS existence before that. Enter the the new iRig UA and the iRig Mic Studio, which promise to make digital recording and processing for guitar music on Android devices that much easier and several notches more exciting than ever.

OPPO U3 ready to hit the market with ‘rabbit’s tail’ technology

Yes, you read that one right — the most distinguishable part of the new OPPO U3 phablet is not its huge screen size or even its crisp sound, but a special casing with a ball of white fur on the rear cover that looks, well, like a rabbit’s tail (which is what OPPO calls it, actually). This unintentionally cute innovative tech is apparently meant to help users grip the U3 better, due to the phablet's size.

LG G Flex 2 to hit market next week, finally

LG Electronics’ newest baby, the LG G Flex 2 — hailed by many industry hacks as being miles ahead of the design curve (literally) — is finally set to hit the market. LG is sticking with the tradition of most South Korean companies to launch the new smartphone in its home market, to be followed by the global launch. From what we've seen of G Flex 2, I think it would be an understatement to say that a lot of us would want that global launch date to come soon, right?

Samsung Galaxy S6 probably not waterproof

Samsung's widely-anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, would most likely make its worldwide debut at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain this coming March 2. In that sense, all you Samsung fans should be pumped up at seeing the new phone, but some rumors are coming today that might dampen the mood -- word has gone out that Samsung’s newest smartphone might not be waterproof as earlier expected.

QualityTime for Android tracks your smartphone usage time

With more and more people trying to break away from being forever stuck with their mobile phones, new apps to help people overcome smartphone addiction are coming out. One such app is QualityTime, another tool launched today which hopes to make you more aware of the time you spend face-to-face with your device.

AT&T offers unlimited calling to Mexico

Good news for AT&T subscribers who make frequent calls to Mexico – where the mobile carrier had previously charged 1 cent a minute to wireless and landline numbers in the country – it is now offering unlimited calling for just USD$5.00 a month as part of its World Connect Value plan.

Gameloft brings Dungeon Hunter 5, pre-register now for rewards

Top-rated developer Gameloft has announced the fifth installment of the Dungeon Hunter series is currently in the works, but this early, followers of the game, as well as new users, can pre-register at the game’s micro-site (see source link below) to qualify for in-game rewards that can come in handy once the game launches officially.
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