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HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

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

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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

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

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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

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Amazon Appstore arrives in Japan

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

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Get your Tony Montana on with Scarface Multiplayer

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

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U.S. Cellular adds $80 Samsung Galaxy Axiom

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

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Rdio rolls out totally redesigned Android app

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

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Google: Nexus 4 is NOT sold out

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

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

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

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

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,

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Nexusonic

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

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

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Google Chrome to align versions across all platforms by early 2013

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

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Nexus 4 available again through T-Mobile website

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,

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

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