Samsung quietly readying quad-core Exynos 4412 for Galaxy S III?

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Samsung, ready to keep pace with players like Qualcomm and NVIDIA, has been quietly working on their own quad-core processor.  Rumored to make its debut in the first few months of 2012, the Exynos 4412 is expected to be an ARM Cortex A9 with 1.5GHz processors.  It’s entirely possible that ...

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R-Type Android compatible with Zeemote Bluetooth controllers – hundreds being given away

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We received an email this morning from DotEmu advising that the arcade classic R-Type for Android has been optimized to work with the Zeemote Bluetooth controller.  The four buttons and analog stick give gamers a truly retro experience that does not require touch of the phone or tablet.  To ...

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NVIDIA CEO: Tegra 3 tablets will run $300 in “couple quarters”

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Thanks to the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet, high-powered Android tablets should see drastic price cuts in the coming months.

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Verizon Xyboard 8.2 press shot leaks, looks very XOOM-like

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Motorola recently unveiled their second generation of Motorola XOOM tablets a few weeks ago in the XOOM 2 and XOOM 2 Media Edition.  The sexy tablets were announced for UK and Ireland market but now it seems the tablet(s) are heading to the United States in short order, with new names.  We ...

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Amazon: All Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T phones are 1¢ this week. ALL OF THEM!

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Amazon has just thrown down the gauntlet – announcing that all smartphones from Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T will cost one penny this week.  Starting today and running through next Monday, November 28, 2011, every single smartphone is 1¢ with new two-year services agreements.  Yes, every ...

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LG Majestic Render image leaked for U.S. Cellular

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Around 2 months ago, LG and Sprint launched the LG Marquee - a U.S. variant of the LG Optimus Black.  According to a newly leaked render, it seems Sprint isn’t the only carrier to launch one of these stateside.  Looking above, you can what looks just like an LG Optimus Black, with US ...

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Shopkick partners with Visa for new rewards

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Today shopkick announced a new partnership with Visa as well as the debut of Buy & Collect, both designed to help users earn more rewards.  Shoppers can now earn more rewards (kicks), and also do it faster through shopkick once they link their eligible Visa debit or credit card to the ...

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Official Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade app enters Android Market

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  The first official Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade application has landed in the Android Market today just days before the annual event.  Available as a free download for phones running 1.6 and higher (sorry, no tablets), it gives viewers and live attendees everything they need to ...

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Metro PCS bows $179.99 HTC Wildfire S

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MetroPCS today announced that they will be offering their first HTC handset later this week in the form of the Wildfire S.  Expected online and at Metro PCS locations around the country, the smartphone will run $179 and work with the carrier’s $50 and $60 monthly rate plans. ...

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McAfee: Malware on Android jumps 37 percent over previous quarter

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McAfee has issued a new report today which paints Android as the primary target for new mobile malware. With growth of 37 percent quarter over quarter, nearly every bit of malware identified by McAfee was related to Android. Among the more popular methods of attack are SMS-sending Trojans which ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 hitting the U.S. soon?

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In the last few months, Samsung has come up with a set of new tablets, like the Galaxy Tab 10.1, 8.9, 7.0 and Galaxy Tab 7.7. The first three mentioned tablets are already available in the U.S. but what about the 7.7? Well, the tablet is now under FCC for testing and approval, so bar... Read More

Sprint debuts five new “Warning” commercials [VIDEO]

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Sprint has just released a set of five new commercials, each only fifteen seconds long.  Centered around the same “Warning” theme, they essentially tout the same service – unlimited data.  As we’re reminded in the following ads, you’re not getting unlimited data if ...

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Android Market refund now 192x longer as it extends from 15 minutes to 48 hours (Update: Maybe not…)

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Hate the 15 minute refund window on purchases from the Android Market? Sure, it used to be 24 hours, but 15 minutes? Who can get an opinion on anything in 15 minutes? Well, Google has decided that those who are of this opinion are correct, and have given you more time… 192 times more ...

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You can be a winner! The Game of Life comes to Android

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  One of our favorite childhood board games has finally arrived on Android as EA debuts The Game of Life.  Available for Android 2.0+ devices, we were a bit saddened to learn that it doesn’t work for tablets.  Additionally, the game’s multiplayer mode is strictly “Pass ...

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Motorola Mobility stockholders give nod of approval to Google merger

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In news that makes you say, “well, DUH”, the stockholders of Motorola Mobility have approved of the company’s merger with Google, with an overwhelming 99% of votes showing in favor. It should also be noted that the total votes represent about 74% of the outstanding shares, as ...

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