Entry-level Sprint Force LTE due on March 1

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An entry-level ZTE smartphone, the Sprint Force LTE, is due at Sprint on March 1, according to Engadget. Among the details are a 4-inch display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Sprint Force ...

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ZTE first to offer Tegra 4 powered smartphone

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NVIDIA and ZTE last night announced that the Chinese handset maker would be first to offer a smartphone employing the new quad-core processor. Due in the first half of the year, the superphone will feature the Tegra 4 processor and its “72 custom NVIDIA GeForce cores and quad-core ARM ...

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Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 200 and 400 series of mobile processors

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  Qualcomm today introduced a pair of new mobile processors aimed at mid-range and entry-level smartphone experiences. As the numbers might lead you to believe, the Snapdragon 200 is focused on delivering  a balance of value and performance as well as better battery life. The Snapdragon ...

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X-mini UNO speaker review

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The X-Mini UNO Mono Capsule Speaker is a small yet powerful little speaker that travels quite well. Barely a few inches tall, the sound is much clearer than we expected for the diminutive (3.5 input) speaker. Available in a variety of color options, the X-mini UNO features an internal battery ...

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The Weather Company launches first major redesign since 2009

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The Weather Company, together with Toyota, launched a major redesign on Monday of The Weather Channel App for Android. The first major overhaul of the app since 2009, the visual appearance is striking. The application instantly displays your localized forecast, and even estimates when current ...

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HTC introduces trade-in program for the HTC One

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Get at least $100 back from HTC with purchase of the HTC One.

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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12 wallpapers for your Android device (Greens)

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Looking to change up your Android home screen?  It doesn’t get much easier than swapping out the wallpaper; it’s one of the quickest ways to breath new life into the mobile experience. We recently began curating a collection of wallpapers for you, dear reader, and are only too happy ...

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Samsung rumored to employ Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S4

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Samsung will forgo the in-house Exynos processor in favor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for the upcoming Galaxy S4, reports Korean Media (translate). Allegedly, Samsung’s own chip is power hungry and gets rather warm as compared to the Qualcomm processor. Not that we’re ...

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Images of LG Optimus F5, Optimus F7 leaked

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A pair of images for the forthcoming LG Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 have surfaced with but a few days to go before Mobile World Congress. Details are a mystery at this point though we suspect the phones will fall in the middle of the Optimus L and Optimus G series. LG is expected to... Read More

Beautiful Widgets 5.1 intros new tablet widget, weather options

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Beautiful Widgets, one of our favorite apps for Android, has a new update today and we’re only too happy to help spread the news. Key among the changes in v5.1 are the option to choose from AccuWeather and Weather Underground for weather sources, the ability to remove geolocation, and a ...

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Swiftkey celebrates 4th anniversary by bringing ‘flow’ out of beta

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SwiftKey, easily the most recognizable name in Android keyboards (and possibly Android software altogether) has just turned 4 years old. So, how does an app company celebrate? Cake, cookies, ice cream? Nope – they release more software. The company has taken their “flow” ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: Dropdown

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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 everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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AT&T announces plans to carry HTC One

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As if we expected anything else, AT&T has officially climbed on board the HTC One train. A press release hitting the wires just now says that Ma Bell will offer the handset in two color options (silver or black) and in two storage capacities (32GB or 64GB). Much like Sprint and T-Mobile, ...

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Sprint announces HTC One for “later this year”

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Sprint has officially rolled out its own press release for the HTC One, promising to carry the device “later this year”. We’re hoping that this means the same time frame as other carriers and this is actually March or April at the latest. “In a world where technology is ...

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