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Sprint announces Android 4.1 for HTC EVO 4G LTE

It’s Jelly Bean day! Following Verizon’s lead, Sprint today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. Rolling out in stages over

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Verizon schedules Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update for December 14

Verizon today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be available December 14. Those who own this particular device can manually download the update which also includes some

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Facebook 2.0 Android app brings the speed

Facebook has today announced a new version of its Android application and this one is all about speed. We’re talking faster launching, faster notifications, faster image views, and faster access

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: winter homescreen

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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Taiwanese manufacturers expect over 1 million Nexus 7 tablets to be sold in December

With the holidays upon us, it’s really no surprise that manufacturing and sales are up for multiple Android devices out there. However, an estimate of over 1 million Nexus 7

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Google Currents now features breaking news, other improvements

If you’re a fan of Google Currents, then you’ll love this. The app now features breaking news items, rated by Google. The really cool part? The breaking news items can

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Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour arrives; Win a FREE MOGA controller!

A major release in the Gameloft repertoire is now available and PowerA is celebrating with free download codes and MOGA game controllers.

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New YotaPhone will feature LCD screen on one side, E-Ink on the other

We’ve seen cool. We’ve seen awesome. But this… I just don’t know what to think about this. A new device, dubbed the YotaPhone, will feature dual screens, but probably not

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AT&T expands 4G LTE network by another 7 markets

AT&T, showing no signs of slowing down, has expanded the 4G LTE network by another seven markets. A number of announcements hitting the carrier’s press page tell us that the

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ZTE to announce 5-inch Grand S at CES

Details on the official CES website tell us that ZTE will announce a new 5-inch smartphone on January 8. Touted as the new flagship handset for the Chinese manufacturer, the

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Sprint bids $2.1 billion for Clearwire buyout

Sprint has formally offered $2.1 billion for the remaining 48.3 percent of Clearwire stake, according to Reuters. Pending acceptance and regulatory approval, Sprint will end up paying $2.90 per share

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Galaxy Note III rumored with 6.3-inch display

The Samsung Galaxy Note III could end up even bigger than its predecessor and feature a whopping 6.3-inch display, according to new reports. Chatter coming out of Korea Times indicates

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Viddy brings its camera app to Android

Viddy has released its official Android application today, bringing its video sharing capabilities to a whole new audience. Available immediately, the free app lets users add video effects or music

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Samsung’s ‘Santa’s Work Trip’ ad should be on the naughty list

Samsung’s latest ad for the Galaxy S III feature, S Beam, might feel a little familiar to anyone who has watched television over the last few months. As an almost

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Yahoo! Mail for Android gets 2.0 makeover

The official Yahoo! Mail app has been updated this week, getting a new look and a new name. To be clear, the name is now shown in your device as