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Mid-range Samsung leakapalooza

Several mid-range, Galaxy-branded Samsung phones have arisen today, and it looks like Sammy is shooting for multiple carriers at once here. Granted, each device is a little different from the next.

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Android-powered Nikon Coolpix uncovered

An Android-based Nikon Coolpix digital camera has been spied online just days before its rumored August 22 unveiling.  NikonRumors advises that there could actually be two models here based on the

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AT&T ends two-year contract option for tablets

AT&T has seemingly stopped offering discounted tablets with two-year service agreements, according to details obtained by Engadget.  We’ve long said that carriers are silly to ask consumers to purchase tablets


Sony introduces Xperia SL

Sony today introduced its next Android smartphone, the Xperia SL, however they weren’t quite ready to divulge its release date, pricing, or expected markets. Specifications for the Xperia SL are

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Tegra 3-powered Optimus Vu global rollout begins September

LG today announced that the global rollout for the Optimus Vu is set to begin in September.  Initially available in Korea, and then Japan, the handset will soon arrive in

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Samsung debuts dual-SIM GALAXY S DUOS for Europe and other markets

Samsung Mobile has announced the next Android smartphone headed to Europe, unveiling the dual-SIM DUOS.  Expected to hit the streets starting in September, the Android 4.0 device features a 1GHz processor, 4GB

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HTC can’t catch a break, losing $40 million with OnLive restructure

Poor HTC.  Those guys just can’t seem to catch a break lately.  With the last few years getting increasingly tougher for the quietly brilliant crew, last week’s OnLive kerfuffle is

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Samsung: ‘Magical moments’ coming August 29 with Galaxy Note II

Samsung has released a YouTube video to help drum up some excitement for their August 29 IFA announcement.  As if we needed something to push our hype needle a bit,

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Droid Razr HD videos surface, show off features

A set of tutorial videos for the Droid Razr HD have surfaced online, showing off the device ahead of its eventual announcement.  Tied to a model number of XT926, the

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Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that


Five for Friday: Android apps based on summer blockbuster movies

With the summer coming to an end in the next few weeks, it’s that time of the year where movie theaters start to empty out a bit.  With school starting


Motorola holding press event on September 5

Will this be the debut of the Droid Razr HD? Motorola just tossed a Save the Date email our way, asking us to push aside some time on September 5.

App Reviews

Behind the Curtain: A conversation with Wifarer

Location-based stuff has long been one of our favorite types of applications and features for Android.  Having a GPS and Wi-Fi device in your pocket has presented us with a

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Next Samsung Galaxy Player waits to be announced

At the 2012 IFA event we are expecting to get, among other things, an announcement for a new Samsung Galaxy Player.  You can see from the image above that the design

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Kaspersky Labs: Android malware attacks triple over previous quarter

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but Android devices are under a barrage of attacks and things are only going to get worse.  Kaspersky Labs advises that number of malware attacks