Huawei intros ‘fashion forward’ MediaPad 7 Lite

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Huawei announced at IFA that they’ve got a 7-inch tablet for those of you with eye for both fashion and function. Called the MediaPad 7 Lite, the device runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 7-inch 1024×600 IPS display, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal ...

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Huawei announces Ascend G600 for September

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Huawei has announced their latest Android-based smartphone, the 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-powered  Ascend  G600.  Specs for the handset include a 4.5-inch LCD IPS HD (960×8540) display, a 1.2GHz dual-core  processor, 768MB RAM and 4GB ROM storage.  Expected to begin shipping to select markets ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Aug 31)

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[dropcap1 variation=”hotpink”]A[/dropcap1] new Kickstarter project called BERO is a 4” Google Android-inspired robot that runs on an open source app via Bluetooth.  Users can move the arms, head, make the robot dance to music and react to smartphone notifications.  Look for these to ...

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Amazon launching a tablet with dual-sides?

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Big companies like Amazon love to come out with innovations that will probably blow your mind, like they launched the Kindle Fire, a cheap tablet with specs better than a bunch of other Android tablets with a hefty price tag. Now it seems that Amazon is planning to come out with something ...

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Here’s the first look at next Kindle Fire

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Amazon has an event scheduled for September 6 where it’s widely assumed they will debut the new Kindle Fire.  Seeing as how the initial model is completely sold out and the Amazon Appstore now has European support, things certainly appear to be lining up for something big. The Verge has ...

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This Day in Android: Galaxy S II announced for three U.S. carriers

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It was one year ago today that T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T customers were officially introduced to the Samsung Galaxy S II.  Hitting the respective carriers over the coming weeks, the phone would get unique names for its various providers. Priced at $199, the Galaxy S II was already popular ...

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Phosphor Games releases Tegra 3-optimized Horn

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Remember the really sweet looking game that was demonstrated back at Google I/O in June? Well, it’s called Horn and it’s out today.  And you’re advised to download it as soon as you finish reading this post. Designed with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor in mind, the ...

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Beats Audio building a smartphone, TV, and music service?

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HTC and Beats Audio formed a relationship last year when the Taiwanese giant announced the HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio.  Recently, word on the street that that HTC and Beats Audio might split up, but then HTC came out and cleared the air, saying that everything is cool. Now our friends ...

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Take our HTC Quiz and win a FREE solar charger! (GIVEAWAY X5)

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UPDATE: We’ve pulled the winning names and emailed the lucky folks.  Thanks to all of you who participated, we will be back with more great stuff to give away! John Montes De Oca Nancy Williams Jason James Joseph Case Rick Brewster Pssst. Hey you, come here. Want to win a free Soladec ...

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Huawei demos new Emotion UI

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Huawei is in Berlin this week, showing off the new custom user interface, Emotion UI. Built with consumer interaction in mind, the design is said to be simple to use and provides a number of functions to make a more enjoyable experience.  You’ll see from the video below that there’s ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #127

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It has been a while since we last got together, what with summer vacations, breaks, real jobs, newborns, and other obligations.  All that’s over though and school is back in.  Scott Webster and Nick Gray get together to discuss all the big IFA stuff from August 29, including the Samsung ...

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Amazon sells out of Kindle Fire one week before press event

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Amazon has officially announced that the Android-based Kindle Fire has sold out with one week to go before their September 6 press event.  Sounds like all the proof we need that a new model or two is set to hit in the very short term.  The current Kindle Fire has done quite well for Amazon,... ...

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Mediocre releases Tegra 3-optimized Granny Smith

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Mediocre, the developers behind the wonderful and addictive Sprinkle, have released their latest Android title, Granny Smith.  And if you think the game is slow-paced and ol’ fashioned, you’ll be quite surprised.  This one is designed with the quad-core Tegra 3 in mind and features ...

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Intel-powered ZTE Grand X IN announced for Europe

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ZTE today announced the first Android smartphone to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and feature an Intel-based processor.  Called the ZTE Grand X IN, the phone touches down in Europe in early September, and offers a decent level of improvement over the previous generation. Specs include a a ...

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HTC announces mid-range Desire X

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HTC has officially taken the wraps of their latest Android smartphone, unveiling the Desire X at IFA in Berlin, Germany.  As an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset, the phone falls somewhere between the last iteration of Desire and the more recent One series. Specs for the Desire X include a ...

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