Motorola Offering Extended Warranty for the Google Nexus 6

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Customers who have purchased the Google Nexus 6 from Motorola can also purchase extended warranty for the phablet from accidental damage and extended mechanical coverage for two years.

The plans costs $129.99, and gives customers a piece of mind if they accidentally damage their device. At the moment, this is only for the handsets purchased through Motorola so those who placed their orders via Google Play or other carriers are out of luck.

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Mini Citysurfer Concept Electric Scooter Announced

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Rather than unveiling a new car at the LA Auto Show Mini has taken the wraps off something different, an electric scooter called the Mini Citysurfer Concept.

The Mini Citysurfer Concept will come with a range of between ten to fifteen miles and it will have a top speed of 15 MPH, it features a lithium ion battery which is built into the frame and it can be charge from either a standard socket or the 12V socket in your car.

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Sprint Lowers Nexus 6 Price to $249.99

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Sprint started selling the Google Nexus 6 last week, but for some reason, the carrier was charging $299 when purchased with a two-year contract. The price was higher than what AT&T was selling the handset for, which is $249.99 with a two-year agreement.

Recently, Sprint reduced the price of the Google Nexus 6 to $249.99, matching the price offered by AT&T in the US. Furthermore, the off-contract price is also reduced to $648.

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Call of Duty Franchise Passes $10 Billion In Sales Reports CEO Bobby Kotick

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Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard has today revealed that the Call of Duty franchise that launched way back in 2003 has now passed $10 billion in sales worldwide.

The $10 billion figure also doesn’t include the recent sales for the launch of the latest in the series Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, which where strangely not announced today during the briefing.

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YouBionic The Prosthetic Hand You 3D Print Yourself (video)

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A new prosthetic hand named YouBionic has been created by Italian technology designer Federico Ciccarese, which he envisages will one day be available to be 3D printed at a wearers home and easily upgraded when new parts are developed or software updates are released.

Ciccarese imagines the day when a software update for the YouBionic prosthetic hand will be available to download and install in a similar way to how we update software on our smartphones at the current time.

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Blackberry Rumored to Launch A High-end Smartphone Codenamed Rio in 2015

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Blackberry has made a comeback in the smratphone market with its new Blackberry Passport, and more recently, the Blackberry Classic, which is up for pre-orders at the company’s website.

Now, a new rumor suggest that Blackberry is working on a high-end smartphone codenamed Rio, which is expected to launch in 2015. The handset will come with an all-touch display.

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Dragonfly Futurefön Reinvents The Smartphone And Laptop In One Device (video)

Dragonfly Futurefön

Idealfuture has created a very unique and innovative new way to combine both a smartphone and laptop together in one device called the Dragonfly Futurefön, that is equipped with dual 7 inch screens and a full QWERTY keyboard.

The Dragonfly Futurefön can be tailored to meet your daily requirements with hardware components being separated from the keyboard when required. Watch the video after the jump to learn more bout how this mechanism functions.

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Chinese Android Developers Can Now Release Paid Apps

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Google has announced that Chinese developers can now release paid Android apps on the Google Play Store, and these developers will be able to sell their apps to more than 130 countries around the world.

Previously the only way for Chinese developers to earn revenue from their applications was through adverts, they will now be able to offer paid applications and also apps with in app purchases.

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Tizen 2.3 Screenshots Leaked, Shows a Cleaner UI

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Samsung is rumored to launch an entry-level smartphone running their in-house mobile operating system Tizen, at least in India in the coming months. The Korean OEM has already launched the operating system with their Gear smartwatches.

Recently, some screenshots of the Tizen 2.3 operating system made their way on to the internet, showing a cleaner user interface, thanks to the folks at Tizen Indonesia.

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Librem 15 High End Open Source Laptop Launches On Crowd Supply (video)

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Anyone in the market for an open source laptop might be interested in giving the new Librem 15 more investigation over on the Crowd Supply crowd funding website with pledges starting from $1,449.

The Librem 15 open source laptop has designed to offer users a high end experience offering a 15.6 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and comes complete with an open Kernel, operating system and software.

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