Verizon schedules Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update for December 14

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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 additional touches. The update will include ISIS support, making them ready for the burgeoning payment ...

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Facebook 2.0 Android app brings the speed

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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 to profiles.  The Facebook 2.0 update should be going live later today so keep an eye on your ...

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

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

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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 following cities and smaller metro areas are getting faster data speeds: Pullman, Washington Moscow, Idaho ...

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ZTE to announce 5-inch Grand S at CES

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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 Grand S is expected to be the thinnest 5-inch 1080p handset in the world. With nearly every smartphone maker around ...

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Sprint bids $2.1 billion for Clearwire buyout

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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 for the deal, a slight premium over the closing price from yesterday. The transaction is ...

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Galaxy Note III rumored with 6.3-inch display

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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 Samsung is looking to stretch things a bit more with the new model when it presumably arrives in the second ...

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Viddy brings its camera app to Android

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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 to their clips and share them across multiple networks. The Viddy app works on both smartphone ...

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

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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 shot-for-shot remake of the Work Trip clip, it has Mrs. Claus and a pair of elves seeing Santa off for his Christmas ...

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Yahoo! Mail for Android gets 2.0 makeover

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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 Y! Mail to make sure you don’t overlook it when browsing apps. Details in the 2.0 update include a new interface with pull-to-refresh, slide-out ...

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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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