The New Moto X Will Not Come To Sprint

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Earlier this month, Motorola unveiled the new Moto X with upgraded specifications. There’s a bad news for customers waiting for the handset to land on Sprint in the US.

Motorola Mobility confirmed to a Sprint customer via Twitter that the new Moto X will not hit Sprint in the US. This should come as a disappointing news for Sprint customers as they have to switch to other carriers if they want to get the new flagship from Motorola.

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Verizon iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Gets VoLTE

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Not too long ago, Verizon kicked off its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service with a limited number of handsets, enabling the Advance Calling feature which also made its way to the LG G2.

The list of devices also includes the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, giving users the ability to simultaneously use voice and data over LTE. This should definitely give the new a feature a boost.

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Vodafone Buys 140 Phones 4U Stores, Saves 887 Jobs

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Earlier this month, Phones 4U, a popular retailer in the UK, went into administration after carriers decided not to renew their contract. The decision also affected over 5,000 jobs, out which 800 were taken by Dixons Carphone.

Recently, it was also announced that Vodafone will buy 140 Phones 4U stores in the UK, saving almost 887 jobs. The stores will be re-branded to Vodafone stores in the coming weeks, but the deal is awaiting court approval.

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Samsung Offers $200 Trade-in For Any Working Smartphone With Galaxy Note 4 Pre-order

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders in the US on AT&T and Verizon for $299.99 on-contract. If you’re thinking about pre-ordering the device, Samsung has a promotion to help you save your hard-earned cash.

From now through October 16th, Samsung will offer users with a total trade-in value of $200 if they exchange their working smartphone for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4.

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Microsoft Delays Xbox One Launch in China

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Microsoft’s Xbox One was set to launch in China on September 23rd, but it seems the users may have to wait a little longer as the company has delayed the launch of the console.

Microsoft didn’t reveal any exact launch date, but said they are making “strong and steady progress” and need more time to make sure it can deliver the best gaming experience to Chinese fans.

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AT&T And Verizon Start Galaxy Note 4 Pre-orders

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Samsung unveiled its latest flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, at the Unpacked 2 event in Berlin earlier this month. The handset is set to hit retail in several regions next month, and carriers and retailers have already started taking pre-orders of the device.

If you’re based in the US, you be glad to know AT&T and Verizon have started taking pre-orders of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. There’s no word about the exact shipment date, but we’re hoping it will be revealed as the availability date draws closer.

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Instapaper Goes Free With The Latest Update, Still Offers a Paid Subscription

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When we hear about apps to save articles for offline reading, the number one app which comes to mind is Pocket. But, it’s not the only one, there are more feature-rich apps available for mobile devices as well.

Instapaper is another interesting option for offline reading, but the app costed $3. With the latest Instapaper update for Android, which bumps it to version 4.0, the app goes free, with premium features coming at the usual $2.99 a month or $29.99 a year subscription.

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Microsoft Offering Mobile Users 15GB Extra OneDrive Storage

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Microsoft is now offering 30GB of free cloud storage to mobile users, which includes iOS, Android, Windows and Windows Phone devices, with just a small catch.

Once installed, users are requested to sign up or log in to your OneDrive account, and activate the automatic photo backup feature on their devices, which automatically uploads the images in the camera roll to OneDrive without you making an effort. Additionally, you’re requested to activate this feature by the end of the month, and you’ll get 30GB free storage from next month

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Moto X Reportedly Coming to Verizon On September 26th

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Earlier this month, Motorola introduced the new, and upgraded Moto X, which is already up for pre-orders on AT&T and Motorola’s website.

According to a new report, Verizon will reportedly start selling the new Moto X from Friday, September 26th. The information was revealed through a leaked internal document, which also lists the pricing, and a promotion the Big Red will offer at launch.

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Twitpic Acquired By A Mysterious Buyer

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The popular image hosting service Twitpic announced earlier this month that it’s closing its doors and will shut down on September 25th. The main reason was a trademark dispute with Twitter, after which the company took this decision.

However, it seems things may have changed. The image hosting service announced via Twitter that it’s not closing down, and is acquired by a new company.

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