Sprint debuts rugged, waterproof Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced the next Android smartphone to offer 4G LTE service on the Now Network, introducing the rugged and waterproof Kyocera Torque. Pricing and exact availability is still unknown however the carrier expects it to show up in the “coming weeks”. Details for the ...

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Samsung now offering special edition Garnet Red Galaxy Tab 2

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Samsung has today begun selling a new Garnet Red Edition of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 for a limited time. The special edition comes with preloaded with 4.1 Android Jelly Bean, costs only $219.99 and includes a matching Garnet Red case. Valued at $50 by itself this is quite a package for the money. ...

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Imagine how cool a Google Now smart watch would be

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There’s plenty of chatter rolling around the internet this week with talks of Google getting into the smart watch game. Presumably powered by Android it is also possible that the watch may be something that runs on its own. Whatever it is and whenever it ultimately arrives, I’m ...

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HTC announces Desire U for Taiwan

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HTC today announced a new phone for its home country of Taiwan, pulling the curtain back for the Desire U. Specifications for the entry-level smartphone include a 4-inch WVGA (480×800) display, 1GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and 5-megapixel camera. Priced at roughly $275 ...

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Samsung intros rugged and waterproof GALAXY Xcover 2

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Samsung today introduced the next member of the Galaxy family, the rugged and waterproof Xcover 2. Pricing and availability are unknown at this point however we expect this is one device that will stay outside of the United States.   Details include a 4-inch WVGA display, 1GHz dual-core ...

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Acer debuts 4.5-inch Liquid E1 smartphone

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Acer today introduced a new Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean smartphone, the mid-range Liquid E1. Specifications include a 4.5-inch qHD display (960×540), a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel camera. Weighing in at 130 grams, the Liquid E1 also features a ...

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Samsung reportedly readying 7-inch tablet with $149-199 price tag

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Samsung is reported to be developing a 7-inch Android tablet that will undercut the price of the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD. That is, of course, provided you believe Digitimes articles. With a track record that proves to be right roughly half of the time, we’re not exactly holding our ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 images confirm same design as “smaller” model

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The first real-world images of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 have surfaced and they show a strikingly similar design as the smaller Galaxy Note II. (It’s not often you get to call it “smaller”). The form factor is exactly what you would expect out of Samsung these days and ...

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T-Mobile the only carrier not confirmed to offer HTC M7

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T-Mobile USA is the only major carrier that has yet to sign on for the upcoming HTC M7, according to the often-correct @evleaks. AT&T is the third wireless provider to jump on board with the device, following Sprint and Verizon. Those two, by the way, have been tied to the device for a ...

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Lookout intros two new features to help fight lost and stolen phones

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Lookout Mobile Security today announced a pair of new features for the Android application. Designed to help combat lost and stolen phones, one comes in the free version while the other is in the Android Premium client. New Lock Cam feature notifies you if anyone tries to access your device, ...

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Nexus 7 Case-Compatible Desktop Sync and Charge Cradle review

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Nexus 7 owners looking to give their beloved Android a slightly more permanent spot in the office or home may want to check out the Nexus 7 Case-Compatible Desktop Sync and Charge Cradle from MobileFun.com. It’s worth noting that this is not the official Asus product and does not employ ...

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HTC Sense 5 UI revealed in leaked screenshots

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Leaner, meaner, and cleaner looks to be the approach for the custom user experience.

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LG Optimus G Pro announced for Japan

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Just a few short days after hitting our collective radars, the LG Optimus G Pro has been officially announced. As expected NTT DoCoMo is the first carrier to offer the smartphone, having listed it with nearly one dozen other devices in the middle of our (U.S.) night. Specifications are right on ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 reportedly operating under code name of Altius

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The puzzle pieces for the Samsung Galaxy S4 continue to come together slowly but surely. Today sees us learning that the alleged code name for the project is ‘Altius‘.  We like the play on words, especially as they pertain to a galaxy. As some know, Citius, Altius, Fortius, is latin ...

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Happy Fall app review

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As cute and colorful as it is addictive, this free game will eat up your free time.

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