Instagram 4.1 released with video import; video support for Ice Cream Sandwich included in update

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Instagram announced on Wednesday that a new 4.1 version of the popular app is available for Android and iOS. Key among the changes for this release is the ability to import your videos from the gallery on your smartphone. Additionally, the app now sees Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich added to ...

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LG formally unveils cutting-edge G2

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The G2 will be offered across 130 wireless carriers in the next eight weeks starting with South Korea and then North America, Europe and other key markets.

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T-Mobile debuts three new LG smartphones

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T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that three new LG smartphones are joining the Uncarrier’s roster, including the brand new G2. All three will be offered on T-Mobile’s Simple Choice Plan and will include 4G LTE support. Pricing and exact availability is unknown for two of the devices ...

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Moto X due at top four carriers on August 23 — report

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Customization is reported to be locked down with AT&T until November.

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LG G2 images surface hours before official unveiling

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A pair of official photos of the LG G2 has surfaced online just hours ahead of the smartphone’s formal unveiling. Coming from ¬†–where else– @evleaks, the photos show us exactly what the device looks like on the front and the back. No new details or 11th hour surprises here, ...

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AT&T’s ZTE Z998 ‘Mustang’ appears on ZTE website

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Ma Bell's next mid-range Android smartphone may have already arrived online; the ZTE handset should be a low-cost alternative to top Androids.

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HTC ‘Here’s To Change’ campaign moves further with YouTube video, mini-site

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HTC, having a bit of fun with its fans, has released a cleaner 15-second version of the video that surfaced on Vine and Instagram yesterday. The clip, which is really just that – a cleaned HD version of the same stuff, still smells of Robert Downey Jr. Also, we’re pretty sure that ...

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Key Lime Pie build surfaces in Chromium bug tracker

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The first signs of a new version of Android have surfaced through Chromium, suggesting that Google is already testing something fresher than 4.3 Jelly Bean. A user on the bug tracker recently indicated that he tested multiple devices, including a Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 running a KRS36B build of ...

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Google patent will unlock device into apps using patterns

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You know that great pattern unlock feature that has been standard in Android since the first release? Pretty sweet, right? The downside of this security is that you cannot launch directly into any particular apps, only the home screen. A newly discovered Google patent suggests we might soon see ...

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Pantech debuts Vega LTE-A IM-A880S for South Korea

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Pantech has announced a new Android smartphone for its home-turf Korean market which includes a couple of cutting-edge features. For starters, the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S (what a mouthful) boasts a quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 2GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and 16GB/32GB storage ...

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Google Play Store update improves overall usability

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A new version of the Google Play Store has started making its way onto Android handsets and tablets. Tapped with the release of 4.3.10, it’s a slight adjustment on multiple fronts. In other words, nothing major, more “enhanced” overall experience than anything. First noticed ...

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HTC says “big things ahead” in new Vine, Instagram videos

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Is this the start of the Robert Downey Jr. Era of HTC or the HTC One Max?...Or both?

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Android Events: AndroidTO returns to Toronto on October 17

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Listen up Android developers! Android TO returns to Toronto, Canada on October 17 for its fourth go ’round. Tickets are available for the all-day event and sponsors and speakers have already started lining up. We believe that 2013 is the year where Android moves beyond just being an ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini appears Verizon-bound

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Newly released photos and recent Bluetooth SIG documents suggest Verizon will soon offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. A Samsung SCH-i435 has been spotted at the Bluetooth SIG website, matching up with pictures obtained by Engadget. Pricing and availability are unknown; Samsung and Verizon have ...

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Pair of HTC One Max pictures surface online

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The plus-sized HTC One experience known as the HTC One Max has found its way online via a pair of photos. Obtained by ePrice, the two images show exactly what you might expect – a larger HTC One. Rumors suggest the HTC One Max will feature a 5.9-inch display, quad-core Snapdragon 800 ...

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