Oppo intros Find 5 with 1080p HD display

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Oppo has become the latest smartphone maker to introduce a 5-inch Android device, this in the form a the Find 5. Headed for China and the United States, the device features some fairly impressive details including a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, 2GB RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, and ...

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Google News gets ‘more natural and fluid’ tablet experience

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Tablet users who frequent Google News will soon find a new experience awaits them as Google has announced a new layout and features. Rolling out to U.S. readers over the coming days, those with a Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab, or any other Android tablet will enjoy a ‘more natural and fluid’ ...

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Sprint to acquire remaining Clearwire stake, reports indicate

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Sprint is nearing a deal which will see the carrier purchasing the remaining stake of Clearwire, according to new reports. Said to be close to wrapping up by the end of the year, Sprint could acquire the 49% of the company (~488 million shares) owned by the public. Reportedly, Sprint has been ...

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Fuhu’s nabi XD is a quad-core 10.1-inch tablet for tweens

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Fuhu is back with yet another Android tablet aimed at a specific demographic of user, today announcing its nabi XD for the tween crowd. Priced at $250, the 10.1-inch (IPS 1366×768 HD) tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and includes a Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Offered with an optional ...

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New York Times bows refreshed, tablet-optimized Android app

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The official NYTimes app for Android is now optimized for tablets and adapts to fit various screen sizes and resolutions. Available imemdiately, the free app gives users more control on how they learn of breaking news alerts and offers at-a-glance peeks at the latest news.  Of course, there is ...

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Verizon Galaxy Camera arrives December 13 with $549 sticker

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  Verizon’s version of the Samsung Galaxy Camera is officially official today as the device is confirmed via press release. Sneaking online last week and then subsequently disappearing, we expected that the carrier would soon make some noise for the Android-powered digital camera. ...

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Google CEO talks Android, Nexus program, Apple, and more in rare interview

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Google CEO Larry Page thinks that the Android team has done a pretty god job of keeping its partners happy.  Considering this is one of the chief concerns for Google and Co., we’d hope for at least some success in this area. In a lengthy, and rare, interview with Fortune, Larry Page sheds ...

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Former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki says ‘real men use Android’

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One of the more prolific Apple figures of the 1980’s, Guy Kawasaki, loves his Android smartphones and tablets. So much so, in fact, he no longer uses Apple mobile devices. An article over at ReadWrite tells us that the former Apple evangelist switched to Android (Droid Razr Maxx, Galaxy S ...

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Samsung confirms no Galaxy S4 at CES

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As if we expected anything else out of Samsung, the hardware maker has confirmed that the rumored Galaxy S4 will not be coming to Las Vegas in January. As many readers know, a teaser video hitting the internet yesterday promptly whipped the Android fans into a frenzy. What would Samsung bring ...

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HTC announces One SV for United Kingdom

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HTC has grown its One family by one more device this morning, today announcing the One SV. Headed to the United Kingdom (EE) in the coming weeks, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a host of mid-range hardware. Details include a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display ...

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5 ways Facebook can improve their user experience on Android

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Ahh, Facebook. It’s still one of the most popular social networks in the world, despite the rapid adoption that Google+ has garnered thus far. Sadly, Facebook’s Android experience is lacking in several areas. Everyone has at least one or two complaints about the Facebook app (and ...

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LG Optimus G2 may have a 5.5-inch, 1080p display

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If you’re a fan of awesome quality screens (which is a bit like saying “if you’re a fan of oxygen”), then you’ll love this next churn-out from the rumor mill. LG is said to be putting a 5.5-inch 1080p display on the Optimus G2. According to a Korean publication, ...

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Verizon may soon be carrying the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

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It’s looking like we’ll soon be seeing a new tablet hit Verizon shelves: the Galaxy Note 10.1. Samsung’s typical Note 10.1 lineup would be at play here (from what we can see), as the Wi-Fi Alliance website is showing the SCH-i925 to receive dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n ...

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AT&T expands 4G LTE to four new markets

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AT&T has grown its LTE network by four more metro areas, bring the total figure to 113 markets. The carrier today announced that four U.S. markets — Auburn, Ala.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Nashua, NH; and Wilkes Barre, Pa — can now officially access its LTE data network and that its ...

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LG celebrates 10 million sales of Optimus L series

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LG is celebrating a new milestone for the Optimus L series of Android smartphones this week, announcing 10 million in sales thus far. No, it’s not on the level of Samsung’s Galaxy S III but it’s certainly commendable nonetheless. As we gather from CEO Dr. Jong-seok Par, LG is ...

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