Office Depot now offering $199 Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1

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Office Depot has grown their Android tablet lineup by at least one more this week, adding the Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet A1 to the roster.  Available online and in stores around the country, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread tablet sells with a $199.99 retail price.  Features include a 7-inch ...

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Strategy Analytics: Users want larger smartphone displays

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Bigger is better when it comes to smartphone display according to a recent Strategy Analytics report.  When given a number of prototype design models to choose from, the firm found that 90% of users polled gravitated toward units with screens larger than their current handset.  So what size is ...

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Video Review: Audiobooks.com for Android

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If you’re a fan of audiobooks (who isn’t?)  and happen to own an Android device (who doesn’t?) then you’ll definitely want to check out the Audiobooks.com experience.  Rather than offering up an app to download, Audiobooks.com lets users visit their website from any ...

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Review: Satechi R1 Arm Series smartphone and tablet stand

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Say what you want about how heavy the Motorola XOOM is, or how bulky the tablet feels but  I don’t notice at all. Nor do I mind.  I’ve been using the Satechi R1 Arm Series metal stand for my XOOM and it’s brought an entirely new experience to my work life.  I rarely find ...

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Verizon only releasing LTE smartphones in 2012

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Verizon appears to have closed the door on their 3G smartphones plans and instead only wants to focus on next-generation connectivity.  A story in the Wall Street Journal today advises that the carrier expects to only offer 4G LTE devices in 2012. What’s more, Verizon plans to push ...

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HTC confirms 16 Android handsets for Ice Cream Sandwich

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HTC lists both U.S. and international models expecting to be served a dish of delicious Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Google IO tickets to be $900, go on sale March 27

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West-coast developers will need to wake up extra early if they want get in on the action.

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T-Mobile expands 4G network, talks LTE versus HSPA+84

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T-Mobile today announced that they are continuing to expand their 4G network into new markets and speed up data connectivity in others.  A blog post from CTO Neville Ray tells us that select markets in Texas, California, Wisconsin, and Missouri will have access to 4G data speeds.  Additionally, ...

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Motorola’s ICS timeline not so kind to U.S. Razr owners

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The hardware maker doesn't seem to be in a hurry to deploy 4.0 to a number of smartphones or tablets.

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Samsung officially deploys Android 4.0 to Galaxy S II

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The handset maker announces that Ice Cream Sandwich is being dished to the international versions of the Galaxy S II.

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Sony debuts the Xperia Sola with touchless navigation

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Sony today announced their next Android smartphone, the Xperia Sola, a 3.7-inch slab of sexy headed for international markets over the second quarter of this year.  Formerly known by its code name of ‘Pepper‘, the Android 2.3 handset features a 1GHz dual-core processor, NFC, Sony ...

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Sweet 16: Android apps for NCAA March Madness

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We gather the Elite 8 apps for your bracket needs and then toss in another 8 sports apps worth installing.

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Virgin Mobile adds $99 Venture to Android lineup

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Virgin Mobile has begun taking preorders for their next Android handset, the Gingerbread-powered (PCD) Venture, with expected shipping to begin March 15.  At $99 it’s pretty much all the Android you might hope to see out of a no-contract carrier, if not a little more.  Hardware is a blend ...

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Entry-level HTC Golf tipped in EXIF data

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An entry-level HTC device has been leaked via EXIF data found in the camera’s presumed first image.  Tipped as having a codename of HTC Golf, it sounds like the handset maker may be aiming for the lower end of the spectrum.  Rumored specs include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a display ...

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Amazon Wireless March Madness: Sprint penny phones, discounted Droids

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Save a bundle of money with Sprint and Verizon deals between now and March 26th.

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