Toys”R”Us Tabeo makes a debut, a tablet for kids

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Earlier this year, Oregon officially launched a tablet designed especially for kids and now big brands like Toys’R'Us are following their footsteps. Of course you don’t want your little kids to handle your expensive Xperia Tablet S, because there are a lot of chances they might drop ...

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Game Genome Project aims to change Android game discovery

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could plug in your own gaming preferences into a system and have it spit out recommendations that actually deliver the right results?  The just-debuted Game Genome Project hopes to do exactly that when it launches in October. The premise is simple – filter ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet S now available in the USA

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Few days ago, Sony finally announced the long awaited Sony Xperia Tablet S, which is yet another “sexy” addition by Sony to their Xperia line of Android devices. I am sure you know that the Xperia Tablet S comes with a bunch of bells and whistles;  plus the design is very ...

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U.S. Cellular announces $79.99 LG Splendor

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U.S. Cellular today added another Android handset to its smartphone lineup with the introduction of the LG Splendor.  Priced at $79.99 with two-year service agreement ($100 mail-in rebate), the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 1 GHz processor, 2 GB of internal memory ...

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Nielsen: 75% of 25-34 year-olds in U.S. now own smartphone

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Three out of every four U.S. consumers age 25-34 now own a smartphone, according to a new report out of Nielsen   Up from 59 percent last year (July 2011), it’s the biggest segment of mobile users who have taken the step to something a little smarter.  Quite a number, eh?  That’s ...

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Sprint 4G LTE network will grow by 100 markets over next few months

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Sprint today announced that its 4G LTE network will grow substantially over the next few months.  A press release tells us that major markets such as Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. are on tap to get ...

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C Spire’s 4G LTE network begins deployment

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C Spire Wireless (formerly Cellular South) has begun its rollout of a 4G LTE network, starting with two markets.  Those of you who live in McComb, Mississippi and Greenville, Mississippi will find that you now have the option to purchase a Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE capable of data speeds that ...

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Verizon getting an HTC Desire 4G LTE?

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Is Verizon expected to soon offer an HTC smartphone other than that rumored 5-inch device?  According to a new screen grabbed picked up by Engadget, the answer is yes.  Based on the image you see here, Verizon will carry an HTC Desire 4G LTE, however when they do is not clear. Assuming this is ...

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Boost Mobile looks to offer Intel-powered ZTE Warp Sequent

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Boost Mobile is set to soon offer the Intel-powered ZTE Grand X IN, according to Twitter’s @evleaks.  Said to carry the name of ZTE Warp  Sequent when debuts, this is the phone that features a 4.3-inch qHD display, a 1.4GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera (rear). It’s not 100% certain ...

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Press-ready image of LG Escape slides online

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A press-ready image of the upcoming LG Escape has found its way online roughly one week after the handset first leaked to the internet.  As you can see from the image below, the smartphone definitely has AT&T branding, and looks to match up with the initial specs.  Still no word on when the ...

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Verizon and AT&T Galaxy Note 2 confirmed

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Today we have a few more screenshots of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 which suggest it will be coming to Verizon and AT&T. In addition to these two carriers, our friends over at BriefMobile are saying that this device will also head to Bell Canada. These devices are going to have the same specs ...

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Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review

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When Android first broke onto the main scene with the G1, QWERTY keyboards were all the rage. Device after device was released with a physical keyboard for several years, some good and some bad (cough Moto Backflip cough). We’ve seen a trend over the last year or two, in which QWERTY ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps for tracking a run

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So you’re training for a half marathon eh?  What are you using to track your progress or to give yourself goals?  You are using your Android device for this, right?  Time for another weekly dose of apps that you need to be checking out.  This time we’ve put together a list of apps ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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This Day in Android: Verizon announces $300 Droid Bionic (2011)

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What a difference a year makes, eh?  Can you believe that it was twelve months ago today that Verizon and Motorola announced that the Droid Bionic would be joining the carrier’s lineup one day later.  Priced at $299 it was hardly the phone we saw some nine months earlier at CES.  Details ...

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