Android comes to the open road with Open Automotive Alliance

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Android connected cars coming from a variety of industry players Android is coming to your cars, and in a big way. Today sees the official announcement of Google’s latest initiative, the Open Automotive Alliance. Partnering other players in the space such as Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and ...

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NVIDIA outs Tegra K1 chipset with 192 cores

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32-bit devices due in first half 2014, 64-bit devices arrive later in year Because octa-core is apparently already a thing of the past, NVIDIA has just taken the wraps off its latest processor, the Tegra K1. And, rather than making the linear jump from Tegra 4 to Tegra 5, this one bridges the ...

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Google acquires Bitspin, makers of Timely Alarm Clock

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Google has acquired the software developers behind the insanely gorgeous Android app Timely Alarm Clock. It’s not clear how much money was involved or in what capacity Bitspin will work with Google. Surely we aren’t the only ones who would love to see more of this look in the ...

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Orbotix rolls out Sphero 2B

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Orbotix, makers of the ridiculously fun Sphero, are back with a new gadget with the introduction of Sphero 2B. Designed with interchangeable parts such as tires and hubcaps, he’s deft, fast, and comes with plenty of maneuverability. Like its predecessor, this guy comes with accessories, ...

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Report says Samsung will debut Nexus 10 successor at CES

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Take this for what you want, but Digitimes is saying Samsung will introduce a new Nexus 10 at CES next week. The source, which is as wrong as often as it is right, reports that the refreshed device will feature an AMOLED display.  As to whether it will actually be branded with a ...

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Samsung hinting at Galaxy Gear 2?

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Samsung’s UK arm looks to be hinting at the successor the Galaxy Gear smartwatch. A recent Twitter post shows the original Galaxy Gear listed above 2013 with only “What’s Next?” sitting above 2014. Presumably, this means the Galaxy Gear 2, however it could be a ...

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Acer intros portable 21.5-inch All-in-One

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Acer, keeping rather busy in the runup to CES 2014, has introduced a second Android-powered all-in-one device. This time, we’re not looking at something designed to stay in one place; the Acer DA223 HQL, rather, is mobile. Powered by Android Jelly Bean, the specs include a 21.5-inch (1920 ...

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Wikipad announces detachable Gamevice controller for Android devices

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Wikipad, makers of the Wikipad 7 Android gaming tablet, have introduced a new product expected to sell later this year. Called the Gamevice, it’s a detachable console-like controller for smartphones and tablets. Designed to expand or collapse for multiple sizes, it adds dual analog ...

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Acer debuts 27-inch Android-powered All-In-One

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Acer on Friday debuted a new Android-powered all-in-one device on the eve of CES 2014. Known as the Acer TA272 HUL, it features a 27-inch 2560×1440 display capable of 10-points of touch. Internally you’ll find an NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor, 16GB internal storage, 2-megapixel ...

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LG G Flex headed to AT&T, T-Mobile – report

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AT&T and T-Mobile are the first two carriers in line to offer the recently introduced LG G Flex smartphone. According to a recent tweet from @evleaks, the pair of GSM-based carriers will support the device under the model numbers of D950 (AT&T) and D959 (T-Mobile). It’s not ...

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AT&T offering T-Mobile customers up to $450 per line to switch carriers

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AT&T offers a combination of trade in rebates and credits to lure T-Mobile subscribers AT&T on Friday announced a new incentive plan that could significantly affect T-Mobile’s customer base. Beginning today, January 3 and running for a limited time, customers switching from ...

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Patents tip possible design for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Patents uncovered in August and again surfacing in the new year could spell the possible design for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4. The drawings associated with the patents show the familiar stylus location in the bottom right of the handset. While it is possible this could be a Galaxy S5 ...

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Verizon intros $99 prepaid Moto G

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday announced that the Moto G smartphone will be available starting from January 9, 2014. Priced at a mere $99, the phone runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with a guaranteed update to at least Android 4.4 KitKat. You’ll be able to pick one of these through ...

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Galaxy Note 3 Lite specs found on Samsung website

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Preliminary hardware details are seemingly confirmed by Samsung’s website Details for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite have been found in the back halls of Samsung’s website, seemingly confirming the soon-to-be-announced handset. Should the listing prove accurate, and we think it ...

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Samsung announces Galaxy Camera 2

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Samsung’s Android-powered Galaxy Camera 2 debuts ahead of CES 2014 Samsung on Thursday introduced its second generation of the Galaxy Camera, the Android-powered digital camera. As you might expect, the hardware and software are pushed forward and feature quite the powerful and smart ...

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