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Running the tables: Samsung took 95% of global profits earned from Android in Q1 2013

Samsung’s ‘galaxy” line has been long joked about to be a hint at their intention to take over the universe, but the latest analytics numbers may prove that to be startlingly accurate.

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Budget-end LG Optimus F3 and high-end LG Optimus G Pro pictured for Sprint

LG, in their attempt to help bring 4G to lower-end devices, looks to be continuing down that road with a new device. The LG Optimus F3 was shown off by

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U.S. Cellular adds rugged Kyocera Hydro XTRM to lineup

U.S. Cellular announced on Tuesday that the waterproof and shock-proof Kyocera Hydro XTRM will soon join its smartphone roster. the 4G LTE handset runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 may be Intel-powered

Intel could be the chipmaker of choice for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, according to recently spied benchmarks. As noted by SamMobile, the GLBenchmark site shows both the

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HTC One to receive Android 4.2.2 “very soon”, source indicates

The HTC One is set to receive its Android 4.2.2 update in the very near future, according to trusted tweeter @LlabTooFeR. A number of tweets over the last few days

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Add a bit of Google Play design to your homescreen with PlayBar UCCW

Want to change your home screen up just a smidge? Here’s a great app we just discovered called PlayBar UCCW. As the title suggests, it is a pack of pre-designed widgets that

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Google+ for Android version 42 features released

The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling,

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New details trickle in for Verizon’s XFON

The picture grows a little bit clearer today for the Verizon edition of the so-called X Phone/XFON as new details have surfaced. Thanks to the team at Droid Life we

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First video call from peak of Mt Everest made on an HTC One

British explorer Daniel Hughes accomplished a tremendous feat – climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. So, what’s such an adventurer to do once he’s hit the top? Whip out

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Review: Rocksteady XS portable micro Bluetooth speaker

Recently, I have been looking for a portable speaker to replace the old Panasonic ones I have had around for years. I want something that is powerful, easy to use,

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Images provide first look at ruggedized Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

The first images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 have leaked online, giving us a look at how the device might look for the rugged smartphone. Photos, obtained by GSMArena,

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Samsung slip outs Galaxy S4 Mega

A recently updated Samsung WatchON Android app update may have accidentally leaked three upcoming smartphones. As you can see from the accompanying image, the short term future could reveal a

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Rumors: HTC “Senseless” edition may be coming this summer, Android 4.2 finally coming to the HTC One?

As most HTC One users can yell you, the much anticipated high-end phone is really lagging behind when it comes to which Android version it is running. The One should

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Potential Nexus Q successor spied in FCC docs

A potential Nexus Q successor was recently spotted in FCC documents suggesting that Google could be making headway in the Google Play-centric device.  Listed as an “H840 Device”, the H2G2-42