Inventory issues delay retail availability of Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S4

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Sprint just dropped us an email advising that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will not get the full retail push this weekend. Citing unforeseen inventory problems, Sprint will instead offer the handset through the web and phone starting Saturday, April 27, followed later with a retail presence. …We ...

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Swype officially released in Google Play Store

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Swype, one of our favorite Android keyboard clients, is now available in the Google Play Store. Previously only offered as a beta program or as part of a pre-installed experience, Swype is listed at $.99 for now. There is no indication as to when the price will rise nor what it will be so ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 in RadioShack stores April 27th

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Want a Samsung Galaxy S4 and haven’t found the time to pre-order? No worries, as RadioShack announced it will have the much anticipated phone in stores this Saturday, April 27th! The Galaxy S4 will be available for purchase on AT&T and Sprint networks ($199.99 for the 16GB or $249.99 ...

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Pantech Perception comes to Verizon on April 25

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Verizon today announced its next Android smartphone, the low-cost Pantech Perception, arrives in late April. Priced at $99.99 with a two-year service agreement and $50 mail-in rebate, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and comes with specs that closely resemble last year’s top ...

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Google pushing back release of next version of Android?

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With Google I/O 2013 taking place in less than one month’s time (May 15-17), many are expecting Google to announce the next version of Android. Rumored as both v5.0 and Key Lime Pie, it’s widely assumed that a new device will make its debut with the latest release. New details ...

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Everything.me (beta) debuts as your dynamic Android app launcher

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For those of you who like to change up the home screen of your Android, or try new app launchers, we submit something quite new and intriguing. It’s called Everything.me and it’s billed as a dynamic and adaptive launcher that changes with your moods. No matter which app launcher ...

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Update: LG May 1st press event to focus on Optimus G Pro

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As we reported a few weeks ago, LG will be hosting a press event in the Big Apple and we have confirmation that it’s main focus will be on the LG Optimus G Pro. Indie rock band Atlas Genius will perform at the exclusive event, and anyone interested in the phone will soon learn when,... ...

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Verizon lays out device payment plan details

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Verizon Wireless officially began their payment plan option yesterday, giving customers the ability to purchase and activate service on a full retail priced device and pay for it in monthly installments. If you have been wondering what the specifics are, Verizon let us know today on their blog: ...

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Cricket intros new family plan discount

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Prepaid wireless carrier Cricket today announced a discount for the $50 family plan. Essentially, the plan sees a $10 savings from the $50 plan when customers activate two lines of service. For the money subscribers receive 1GB data on top of the unlimited talk and texting as well as access to ...

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FCC hints at AT&T version of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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AT&T may be in line to offer the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, according to documents recently spied at the FCC. A version of the gargantuan smartphone has been spotted with support for AT&T’s HSPA+ bands, leading us to assume that Ma Bell will carry the device. Of course, neither ...

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HTC M4 rumored with metal-alloy chassis, June release

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A mid-range take on the HTC One flagship experience, the HTC “M4“, has been tossing about the rumor mill for a few months. Once reported to be an HTC First without the Facebook Home integration, the phone may prove to be a little more powerful. New details suggest the handset will ...

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LG Lucid to join Verizon’s prepaid line-up as Optimus Exceed

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The LG Lucid line at Verizon recently expanded with the arrival of the Lucid 2, but that doesn’t mean that LG and Verizon are stopping there. According to 9to5Google, the first Lucid is due to make the jump to Verizon’s prepaid unit, and in the process the name will be changed to ...

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Facebook Home installs cross 500,000 mark

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The Facebook Home Android application has crossed the 500,000 mark in roughly one week of existence. As noted by TechCrunch over the weekend, the figure can be construed as having come out flat. There’s a billion Facebook users around the globe and a large portion of the base is mobile, ...

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BadNews malware downloaded by at least 2 million users in Europe

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Malware that avoided detection and made its way onto the Google Play store has been downloaded between 2-9 million times, security firm Lookout said today. Google was notified of the outbreak and all affected apps have been removed from the Android store. Lookout found 32 applications that ...

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Fieldrunners 2 coming to Google Play April 24th!

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Recently we mentioned that Fieldrunners 2 was in the process of beta testing, and now we have a confirmed date for its release. Whether you were able to access a pass to the beta or not, you don’t have to wait long as the highly anticipated game is set for launch on Google Play April ...

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