Might Google refresh the Nexus 4 with LTE for Android 4.4?

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Here we go again with yet another Android 4.4/Nexus rumor… Google could be readying a refreshed version of the LG Nexus 4 with LTE support and have it ready to go with Android 4.4 KitKat. The rumor suggests that instead of introducing one new model this fall, Google will tweak the current ...

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Angry Birds Go races to mobile on December 11

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Rovio’s next big smartphone release, Angry Birds Go, is set to hit smartphones everywhere on December 11. The game employs racing mechanics not unlike Mario Kart where each vehicle has its own abilities and specialties. Want one that handles great? You might sacrifice speed or ...

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Sony dishes availability, pricing for Xperia Z1, Xperia Z Ultra, SmartWatch 2

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Sony on Tuesday confirmed pricing and immediate availability details as it pertains to the U.S. launch of the Xperia Z1, the Xperia Z Ultra, and the SmartWatch 2. All three devices will be offered through Sony’s online store, in select retail stores, and some third-party electronics ...

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‘Google Now’ watch due sooner, not later

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New chatter hitting the internet these past days suggest that Google is indeed readying a smartwatch with Google Now functionality at its core. The word comes directly on the heels of a Google+ report from Android Police lead Artem Russakovskii  which indicates the project could be known as ...

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Sprint: HTC One Max hits network ‘later this year’

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Sprint has become the first carrier (that we are aware of) to announce plans to support the new HTC One Max. A short and sweet post on the wireless provider’s blog tells us to look for the device “later this year”. Pricing has yet to be determined though we suspect it will ...

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Nexus 5 leaks in pictures, hands-on video

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We might be on the virtual and literal eve of a Nexus 5 announcement so it should come as no surprise that the leaks are rolling in left and right. New photos and a 7-minute video have surfaced which provide alternate, albeit unofficial, looks at the upcoming device. Sadly there’s nothing ...

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean arrives soon for Samsung Galaxy S4 but you can download it now

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to see its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in the next few weeks. Rumored for the last few months, the build is just about ready for primetime. So much so, in fact, that SamMobile has already offering links to the download. Should you want to get your hands on... ...

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U.S. Cellular says ‘me too’, calls up shared data plans

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U.S. Cellular, not wanting to be left out of the party, has announced its own shared data options for consumers and small business users. Plans start at $40 per month for 300MB and go all the way up to $560 for 75GB/month data; customers can connect up to 10 devices to the bucket. Business ...

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Alpha: Test the bleeding edge features of Facebook for Android

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Forget that beta stuff… you want bleeding edge? You need that alpha. Facebook now allows for an alpha version of its Android application which provides a totally different user experience than the official client. If you’re the kind of user who doesn’t mind bugs and glitches ...

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5.9-inch HTC One Max announced with upcoming global availability

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Time to put another smartphone rumor out to pasture; the HTC One Max is now official and headed to various markets later this month (October). As expected, the device is a massive one with a 5.9-inch 1080p HD display. Powered by Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with HTC’s Sense 5.5 UI, the HTC One ...

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Making the Droid with lasers and diamonds

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Wanna see what makes a Droid a Droid? Check out this short, two-minute video from Verizon which details the process for creating the Droid line of smartphones. I don’t know about you but I could go for a full-length documentary on the behind-the-scenes of a smartphone. Diamonds and ...

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HTC infographic spells impending announcement of HTC One Max

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HTC, in typical fashion, has taken to its blog to tease us with an upcoming release. This time around we’re looking at the HTC One Max. Well, HTC never implies that a new device is on the horizon but we cannot help but feel like the “Great Trios” infographic is all about a ...

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Change to tablet version of Google Play Store slated for November 21

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The Google Play Store will get a slight tweak on November 21, according to a new post on the Android Developer’s blog. Aimed at providing even more visibility for tablet-optimized apps, the default layout will be adjusted for those browsing the store with a tablet. Apps that do not meet ...

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New Sprint subscribers can scoop up LG G2 for only $100

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As expected The LG G2 smartphone is up for pre-order for Sprint. The Android 4.2-powered device features a number of high-end specs, including a quad-core 2.3GHz processor, and 5.2-inch HD display. Already available at Verizon and AT&T, the phone is definitely worth the $200 price tag. ...

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T-Mobile tipped to offer Sony Xperia Z1

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T-Mobile USA should soon announce support for the Sony Xperia Z1, according to a new @evleaks tweet. It’s unclear how soon but we’re guessing in the coming weeks. Typically we don’t see press renders and leaks of this nature unless it’s right around the corner. Should ...

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