HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

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HTC has hired a new marketing chief to help the company kick off a new phase of brand marketing in the coming year. Taking his seat in January, Benjamin Ho will replace outgoing John Wang as the company’s head of marketing decisions. Internally, HTC is referring to this new effort as ...

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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

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Awww, how cute… your dual-core and quad-core handsets are so darling.  Check out my new 8-core smartphone. If the recent chatter is correct, this is exactly what some will be saying in the shorter term as ZTE is said to be working on such a behemoth. Called the ‘Apache’, the ...

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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Amazon Appstore arrives in Japan

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The Amazon Appstore has arrived in the Land of the Rising Son as Japan becomes the next market to receive the Android app portal. The online retailer today announced that Japanese customers are now able to access localized content for their Android devices and Kindle Fire products. As is the ...

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Get your Tony Montana on with Scarface Multiplayer

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Say it with us – First you get the money… If you’ve ever wanted to go back to the mid-80′s and immerse yourself in the world of Scarface, you’re in luck. Fuse Powered Inc and Hothead Games recently released an officially licensed massive multiplayer game for ...

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U.S. Cellular adds $80 Samsung Galaxy Axiom

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U.S. Cellular has added the Samsung Galaxy Axiom to its portfolio of Android smartphones. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset features  a 4.0-inch WVGA display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4GB internal storage. ...

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Rdio rolls out totally redesigned Android app

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Rdio today announced a new version of its Android and iOS application, both of which are complete redesigns of the existing client. Available immediately, the streaming music service apps feature a number of new features poured on top of a faster, sleeker look. Details include: A new look and ...

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Google: Nexus 4 is NOT sold out

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So you’re trying to purchase one of those Nexus 4 handsets that just showed up back in stock, huh? Not so easy, is it? We’re hearing reports from all over the internet that you guys think it is out of stock and that your shopping cart is not processing.  Rest easy brah, that phone ...

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Boot your Nook Color and Nook Tablet to Android 4.1 with N2A microSD

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Have a Nook Color or Nook Tablet and find yourself envying those with more full-blown Android tablets? Take things into your own hands with the latest release from the fellows over at Nook 2 Android. It’s a lesser known fact among its general user base that the devices run Android at ...

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Hamilton’s Great Adventure is action puzzler for the Tegra 3 crowd

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So you’ve got a brand new Tegra 3-powered Android smartphone or tablet and want to kill some time. A lot of time.  What to do? Check out Fatshark’s new game, Hamilton’s Great Adventure. Designed specifically for devices with the quad-core processor, it’s got the look and ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Nexusonic

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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 personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user. Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Galaxy Note II on sale: $175 for new customers, $200 for upgrade through Amazon Wireless

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If you’re the phablet type, then you’re probably ga-ga over the Galaxy Note II. Fortunately for you, buddy, Amazon Wireless has a deal for you: $175 for a GNII on a new contract, or $200 for an upgrade – both with AT&T. The rub? Both devices are listed as backordered, so ...

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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In a Google+ post by the Chrome team, we should hopefully be seeing an alignment of all Chrome versions – including Android – by early next year: Q. Chrome for Android is still at v18, while regular Chrome is at v23. When will Chrome for Android catch up? A. Soon! We expect an ...

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Nexus 4 available again through T-Mobile website

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T-Mobile is once again selling the Nexus 4 on their website. The carrier quickly ran out after putting it up on their page just days ago, but is now back, hopefully with a bit more supply. The device is still $199 on a new 2-year contract. The device is also heading back up for sale... Read More

E FUN debuts $129 Nextbook Premium 7SE-GP with Google Play access

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For all the appeal that comes with a $100-$150 Android tablet, experienced users are often quick to point out the omissions and holes. One particular detail that often comes up is the lack of Google Play and the growing library of apps. E FUN is no stranger to this as they have announced a ...

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