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Get this look for your Android smartphone: The Future, Pie UI Reimagined

One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is

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LG Spectrum 2 details found on Best Buy ahead of announcement

We heard back in August about the LG Spectrum 2 for Verizon Wireless, and we also heard that it will be out sometime in early October. Though we still don’t

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note II availability

Back in September, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Note II for all the 4 major and one regional network of USA. T-mobile said that it will be out this fall,

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LG, Samsung to offer 1080p HD handsets in early 2013

LG and Samsung are expected to deliver smartphones with 1080p HD displays, according to Korea’s MK News (translate).  As if it would be any other way, the two companies are going to

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Amazon: Kindle Fire HD is a global best-seller

Amazon just dropped us an email to let everyone know that their Kindle Fire HD is a worldwide best-seller.  Yeah, like that’s a surprise to anyone. In all seriousness, the

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This Day in Android: T-Mobile G1 ushers in the Android era (2008)

It was exactly four years ago today that T-Mobile USA released the G1, setting off a crazy chain of Android events and momentum.  Manufactured by HTC, the G1 (aka Dream)

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Google Wallet update in the pipes, big changes?

Google Wallet hasn’t exactly been widely adopted, but that may change in the near future. Google has updated the Wallet website, and they’re touting the “next version of Google Wallet,

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Sprint adds another 32 markets to growing LTE network

The carrier’s 4G LTE network should see another 115 markets in the coming months.

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More Samsung Galaxy Premier details spill out

New details for a Galaxy Premier recently spilled online, giving us a fairly good idea what we might see out of Samsung in the near future.  That, and confirming stuff

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T-Mobile LG Optimus L9 to cost $49, arrive October 31

T-Mobile today confirmed the pricing and launch date for their next Android smartphone, the LG Optimus L9. As the headline already tells you, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device

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AT&T announces Isis Mobile Payment for Austin and Salt Lake City

Mobile payment service Isis Mobile Wallet has officially rolled out in Austin, Texas and Salt Lake City, Utah, according to AT&T.  The joint commerce venture was created with T-Mobile USA

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Sony C650X Odin gets snapped in wild

The 5-inch smartphone appears to have an edge-to-edge display.

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Google to announce Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and updated Nexus 7

The playground will open with a new LG smartphone, Samsung tablet, and updated Asus offerings.

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5-inch HTC DLX pictured with Verizon branding

Pictures emerged yesterday which show an  5-inch HTC smartphone with Verizon branding, tying recent multiple rumors together.  The fine folks at Android Central were passed a trio of images of