NVIDIA: Shield begins shipping July 31

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NVIDIA took to their official blog this Sunday to announce that the gaming console/entertainment device, SHIELD, is set to launch on July 31. Indeed, after roughly one month delay, the Tegra 4-powered Android unit is in full production. Last month, we made the difficult decision to delay the ...

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Moto X confirmed for August 1 announcement

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Motorola has started sending out invitations to the upcoming Moto X announcement; the long-rumored device is finally drawing close to its debut. We just received our invite which tells us that August 1 will be the day we get to put the rumor to bed. We’re super stoked, how about you?  

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Yet another Nexus 7 leak confirms hardware

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Assuming the rumors are correct, we’re less than a week away from learning about the next-generation of Nexus 7 tablets. Google has scheduled a “breakfast with Sundar Pichai” where it is expected that we see the introduction of the new tablet and Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. 

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Larry Page confirms 1.5 million Androids activated daily

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Google CEO Larry Page confirmed on Thursday that there are more than 1.5 million Android devices activated every day. It’s not the first time we’ve heard this figure; Eric Schmidt also made the claim earlier this year. With more than 900 million activated devices as of Google I/O ...

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Verizon Edge program official, six-month upgrade program starts August 25

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Verizon confirmed on Thursday that August 25 will be the start of the carrier’s new upgrade program, Verizon Edge. As expected, it will allow users to trade in their old phones after a mere six months, provided they have paid at least 50 percent of the retail cost of the device. There are ...

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Virgin Mobile now offering LG Optimus F3

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Virgin Moblile announced on Thursday that the LG Optimus F3 is now available for its prepaid customers. Priced at $179.99, the 4G LTE handset runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 5-megapixel rear camera. With a 4-inch IPS display, front-facing VGA camera, ...

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AT&T now has fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network

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Get ready for some new ad campaigns with a bit of mud slinging and braggadocio. AT&T now owns the title of fastest 4G LTE network and the most reliable in the nation. That is, of course, the claims from independent third-party data hold up. So who is it that says AT&T has the best 4G... ...

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Verizon CFO confirms ‘Edge’ early upgrade program but sheds few details

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Big Red plans to join AT&T and T-Mobile in the game of early smartphone upgrades.

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HTC One Mini announced for August

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Limited availability begins next month with a global roll out slated for September.

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Next-gen Nexus 7 video and specs leak ahead of next week’s rumored debut

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The pieces are falling into place for a July 24 announcement followed quickly with retail availability.

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Battle Dragons coming to Android soon; win a copy now! UPDATED

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Spacetime Studios has another surefire hit on their hands with this one... and you can get it in your hands before it's launched!

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Cricket Wireless announces Samsung Galaxy Discover, Samsung Galaxy Admire II

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The two Android-powered smartphones are slated to arrive at the carrier's doorstep on July 21.

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5 fun things to do with your Instagram photos

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Take your pictures from the digital space to the living room...or office...or locker...or the museum!

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Google schedules Android-related event for July 24

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The "Breakfast with Sundar Pichai" could be formal announcement of Android 4.3 as well as new products. Of course, it could be Chrome-related too...

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Samsung trademark applications hint at future Galaxy stars

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Every once in a while I like to swing by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) to see what sort of hints I can stumble over. Are there any new, fun Android products on the horizon? While not always proof positive of future devices or product names, it’s often a good place to ...

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