Samsung Galaxy Pocket announced for international market

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Although pricing and carriers were not part of the announcement, we are expecting Gingerbread on the cheap.

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Android app size limit increased from 50MB to 4GB

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Today is a monumental day for  Android developers as Google announced a pretty tasty treat last night.  Google has increased application size limits to 4GB each, up considerably from 50MB.  That’s not to say that the actual size of an APK has been increased, it still stays capped at 50MB. ...

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AT&T announces Beats by Dr. Dre Beatbox, confirms Android 4.0 for HTC Vivid

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Recently, AT&T proudly confirmed that they will be launching the HTC One X exclusively in USA, which is HTC’s first ever quad-core device featuring ICS and Sense 4.0. One of the features that stands out for the device is that it comes with Beats Audio integration, an enhanced audio ...

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Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

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Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more than 100 titles.  The latest games to see their name added to the list are The Reem, Reign of ...

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MIT offering public beta of App Inventor

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Following on the heels of its open sourcing of Google’s App Inventor tool, MIT has opened up the doors to its own beta version of the service. Announced early this week on MIT’s blog, it’s said that this is part of a larger multi-month plan to get the Android App Inventor back ...

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16GB version of Galaxy Nexus due in early April

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Arriving with half the internal storage as its initial release, it's also $100 less.

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Swappa: a great place for buying and selling Android devices

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If you need to sell your used Android handset, or you’re in the market to buy a new device but you’re against paying the carrier prices, Swappa is your knight in shining armor. The reason they’re here, and why they’re better than Ebay, Craigslist or the like, is that all ...

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Asus to be the first one to the table with Jelly Bean?

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There was a time when ICS was a trending topic, and now it seems it’s being replaced by Jelly Bean. Android 5.0 is expected to be announced in Q2 (hopefully at Google I/O) and believe it or not, this update could be what pushes Android into the spotlight. It’s also worth noting that ...

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Camera ICS gives users a taste of Android 4.0 on their Android phone

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I don’t have an Ice Cream Sandwich-powered device right now, but believe it or not, I am a big fan of the camera application that Google implemented into their latest Android version. It’s amazing and very user friendly, but unfortunately available to lucky ICS users only. Of ...

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Rumor: Asus to manufacture 7-inch, $200 Nexus tablet

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It’s not the first time we’ve heard whispers about the supposed Google Nexus tablet. Recently, we heard that Google is cooking up a 7-Inch tablet that’ll run ICS and will be a proud member of the Nexus team. Rumors are pointing to a device that’ll rival Amazon’s ...

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HTC admits Sense UI got cluttered, aims to fix with Sense 4.0

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A long time ago, when Android was a newborn baby and was growing rapidly, HTC launched their very own user interface, Sense UI to run along with Android.  First launched with the HTC Hero, it gave new users a bit of customization and personalization.  Critics generally praised Sense and it ...

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Samsung unveils dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus

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Samsung today announced a successor to last year’s Galaxy Player 50 personal media player, unveiling the dual-core Galaxy Player 70 Plus.  Arriving as the company’s first media player to boast a dual-core1GHz chipset, the Galaxy Player 70 Plus also offers consumers a 5-inch display, ...

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Google’s Siri-beating ‘Assistant’ due by Q4 2012

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Google is expected to formally announce its Siri-like experience later this year as it unveils Google Assistant.  Rumored by one source to arrive by the fourth quarter of the year (Q4 ’12), this is said to be the Project Majel stuff that was getting tossed around late 2011. According to ...

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Review: Motorola’s Droid Razr Maxx, the model of insane battery life

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If you’re like me, you use your device heavily, which tends to drain the battery. Extended batteries are always an option, but they typically add noticeable thickness to a device. Motorola is seeking to solve this issue with the Droid Razr Maxx, a newer variant of the Droid Razr, known ...

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Huawei next to manufacture T-Mobile myTouch smartphones

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After what started out as an exclusive relationship between HTC and T-Mobile USA, the myTouch series has evolved to include LG.  Looking ahead a bit it appears that Huawei is next in line to offer a pair of smartphones bearing the carrier’s signature line. Pocketnow (who else) has ...

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