Google and Samsung reportedly pairing for 10.1-inch super tablet

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Google and Samsung are partnering for a super-tablet that will knock the iPad completely out of the mobile space, according to new reports.  Ok, so maybe not exactly.  But forreals, CNET is advising that the two are collaborating on a 10.1-inch tablet that will have an amazing 2560 x 1600 pixel ...

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Here’s your first look at the LG Optimus G Nexus

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We’ve heard plenty these last few days about the alleged details for the upcoming LG Optimus G Nexus, but we’ve yet to see how it appears.  That changes tonight as four new images have surfaced for the next big Pure Google release.  Tech site baraholka.onliner.by is the first place ...

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Google offers tips to developers looking for tablet app exposure

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Are you an Android developer looking to get a leg up on your fellow game or app designer?  Consider Google’s recent post on the developer blog which aims to give you an advantage.  As their own Reto Meier advises, there are going to be some opportunities in the coming months for featured ...

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Do recent Samsung trademarks hint at Galaxy goodies to come?

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Seeing as how it has been a while since we swung by the US Trademarks and Patents office, we figured we would spend a few minutes poking around. As often is our wont, we looked up some of our favorite search terms.  Tap tap tap and whatya know?  Looks like we have some new Samsung... Read More

Google Play Movies, TV shows, and Music finally come to Google TV

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In a move right out of 2010, Google today announced that Google Play Movies, Music, and TV shows are now available on Google TV.  Should you have already, or plan to, purchase or rent content, you’ll be able to watch it directly through your Google TV device(s).  What’s more, you ...

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T-Mobile makes LG Optimus L9 official

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T-Mobile today announced that they will be soon offering the LG Optimus L9 smartphone as part of their Android lineup. Details for the device include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 4.5-inch qHD display a 1GHz dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and 1080p HD video ...

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Alcatel One Touch T10 Android tablet unveiled

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Alcatel is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but they are working to gain a notable position in the market. Of course it’s not an easy task but Alcatel is planning big and targeting Google Nexus 7 with their new device. Presenting the Alcatel One Touch T10, a 7-inch Android ...

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Sprint calls on StarStarMe for vanity dialing service

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Face it, you can’t remember the phone numbers to half of your contacts.  Now that you have a smartphone and can dial or text by name, you’ve stopped caring about 10-digit numbers.  Sprint is today introducing something new to their subscribers which lets them use a name in place of ...

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Sony’s flagship ‘Odin’ handset, set to rule over 2013

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Sony’s next flagship smartphone release, the C650X, hopes to be a God-king that rules over all other smartphones.  Carrying the codename of ‘Odin’, the phone looks to be running Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and a 10.1.A.0.XXX firmware. The User-Agent Profile (UAProf) for the Odin ...

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HTC Q3 revenue tumbles by nearly half year-over-year

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Taiwanese hardware maker HTC this morning released its final, unaudited results for the third quarter of this year Q2 ’12. Things could be much better for the quietly brilliant outfit as they report revenue of $2.397 billion for the three month period that just ended.  Additionally, the ...

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Motorola not developing Webtop on future devices

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Motorola has confirmed that its Webtop technology is no longer going to be included in future Android-based smartphones.  An official announcement from the hardware maker advises that even though there was a good level of interest and community support, the ends do not justify the means.  To ...

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T-Mobile: Galaxy S III is our all-time best-selling device

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T-Mobile’s best-selling device of all time is a phone that has only been available for a few months.  A tweet from the nation’s fourth-largest carrier from over the weekend indicates that the Samsung Galaxy S III is doing quite well around Magenta’s neck of the woods. Did you ...

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First signs of Motorola Occam, Manta surface online

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A pair of Motorola devices have just landed on our radar this morning, coming in the form two codenames: Occam and Manta.  Very little is known about these two models, save for their flavor of Android and benchmark scores.  Nevertheless, we’re glad to have some new Motorola stuff to look ...

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Angry Birds Star Wars coming November 8

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Rovio, not wasting any time between releases, is set to drop its next game on November 8. We first sensed a disturbance in the Force last week when we saw that Rovio was teasing a Start Wars-infused Angry Birds announcement.  We didn’t expect a full crossover game, especially so soon, but ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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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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