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Droid Daily 7/2/13: Powerocks, MLB at Bat, Facebook Home and More

July 2, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

AT&T Expands LTE into 35 new Markets

AT&T is stepping up their game with rolling out 4G LTE in the US. On Tuesday, they announced that they have rolled out LTE to 35 new markets bringing their total number of LTE markets to 326.

  • Pine Bluff, AR
  • Searcy, AR
  • Chico-Oroville, CA*
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Silverthorne, CO
  • Homosassa Springs, FL
  • Palatka, FL
  • Milledgeville, GA* –
  • Valdosta, GA*
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Morgan City, LA
  • New Iberia, LA*
  • Cape Cod, MA*
  • New Ulm, MN
  • Corinth-New Albany, MS*
  • Greenwood-Cleveland, MS*
  • Grenada, MS
  • Meridian, MS*
  • Cape Girardeau, MO*
  • Atlantic City-Toms River, NJ*
  • Batavia, NY*
  • Dunn, NC
  • Lawton, OK
  • Dillon, SC
  • Midland, TX*
  • Odessa, TX
  • Sherman-Denison, TX*
  • Victoria, TX*
  • St. Croix, US Virgin Islands*
  • St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands*
  • Bremerton, WA
  • Moses Lake, WA
  • Yakima, WA
  • Beckley, WV
  • Oak Hill, WV

And AT&T also announced expansions in the following markets:

  • Mobile, AL expansion (Bay Minette)
  • Los Angeles, CA expansion (North Sunset)
  • Boulder, CO expansion (Longmont)
  • Jacksonville, FL expansion (western Nassau County)
  • Tallahassee, FL expansion (Leon County)
  • Atlanta, GA expansion (Spalding County, Griffin)
  • Bowling Green, KY (Muhlenberg County, Ohio County, Butler County)
  • Duluth-Superior, MN expansion (Cloquet, I-35)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN expansion
  • Starkville, MS expansion (West Point)
  • Southern NJ Shore Points, NJ expansion
  • Fayetteville, NC expansion (Fort Bragg)
  • Philadelphia, PA expansion (Bordentown)
  • Philadelphia, PA expansion (Gloucester)
  • Philadelphia, PA expansion (Pottstown)
  • Columbia, SC (Newberry)
  • San Antonio & Corpus Christi, TX expansion (I-37 corridor)

Samsung Mobile Releases new Video for the Galaxy Note 8.0

On Tuesday, Samsung Mobile released a brand new promo video for the Galaxy Note 8.0. It’s supposedly Andrew Park inspired. You can check out the ad above.

MLB At Bat Gets updated

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On Tuesday, MLB At Bat got updated to version 2.3.0. It includes notifications and some All-Star week features. Here’s the full changelog from Google Play:

What’s in this version:

Ver. 2.3.0
– Customize At Bat push notifications for your favorite teams. Create notifications for Game Start, Lead Change, Game End and Team News. At Bat 13 subscribers also can choose Condensed Games and video highlights (video highlights requires OS 3.0 or later)
– Follow All-Star Week live, including the 2013 Home Run Derby and the All-Star Game
– Supports Ford Sync equipped vehicles
Ver. 2.2.0
– performance enhancements

Facebook Home updated

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On Tuesday, Facebook Home got its monthly update. Although there is still no changelog for this newest update for Facebook Home. But we do expect to see mostly bug fixes and performance improvements in this update. You can grab it from the Google Play Store.

Powerocks Portable Power Banks launch in Canada

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A few months ago, we reviewed a few of Powerocks portable power banks here at Android Headlines. On Tuesday, Powerocks Announced that they are expanding into Canada.