Motorola answers “Will my device receive an upgrade” with new site

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Motorola, in an attempt to be more transparent with its user base, has created a new site dedicated to Android software updates. In a nutshell, the site lets one pick their carrier and phone to receive any software update details. The Photon Q (Sprint), for instance, is marked as “device ...

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Sprint confirms March 8 arrival for $99 Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced that the rugged and life-proof Kyocera Torque will arrive on March 8 with a $99 price tag.  Previously outed in a separate announcement, the phone runs Android 4.1 and features military-grade specifications against water, weather, dust, and drops. In terms of ...

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Motorola offering $50 in Google Play credit with purchase of select smartphones

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Motorola is currently running a promotion where buyers can earn $50 in Google Play credit with the purchase of select models. If you’re in the market for a new Android handset are leaning toward Motorola, you’re advised to check out the limited-time deal. What will you buy with your ...

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Entry-level Sprint Force LTE due on March 1

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An entry-level ZTE smartphone, the Sprint Force LTE, is due at Sprint on March 1, according to Engadget. Among the details are a 4-inch display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Sprint Force ...

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ZTE first to offer Tegra 4 powered smartphone

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NVIDIA and ZTE last night announced that the Chinese handset maker would be first to offer a smartphone employing the new quad-core processor. Due in the first half of the year, the superphone will feature the Tegra 4 processor and its “72 custom NVIDIA GeForce cores and quad-core ARM ...

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Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 200 and 400 series of mobile processors

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  Qualcomm today introduced a pair of new mobile processors aimed at mid-range and entry-level smartphone experiences. As the numbers might lead you to believe, the Snapdragon 200 is focused on delivering  a balance of value and performance as well as better battery life. The Snapdragon ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Samsung rumored to employ Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S4

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Samsung will forgo the in-house Exynos processor in favor of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for the upcoming Galaxy S4, reports Korean Media (translate). Allegedly, Samsung’s own chip is power hungry and gets rather warm as compared to the Qualcomm processor. Not that we’re ...

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Images of LG Optimus F5, Optimus F7 leaked

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A pair of images for the forthcoming LG Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 have surfaced with but a few days to go before Mobile World Congress. Details are a mystery at this point though we suspect the phones will fall in the middle of the Optimus L and Optimus G series. LG is expected to... Read More

Beautiful Widgets 5.1 intros new tablet widget, weather options

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Beautiful Widgets, one of our favorite apps for Android, has a new update today and we’re only too happy to help spread the news. Key among the changes in v5.1 are the option to choose from AccuWeather and Weather Underground for weather sources, the ability to remove geolocation, and a ...

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AT&T announces plans to carry HTC One

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As if we expected anything else, AT&T has officially climbed on board the HTC One train. A press release hitting the wires just now says that Ma Bell will offer the handset in two color options (silver or black) and in two storage capacities (32GB or 64GB). Much like Sprint and T-Mobile, ...

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Sprint announces HTC One for “later this year”

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Sprint has officially rolled out its own press release for the HTC One, promising to carry the device “later this year”. We’re hoping that this means the same time frame as other carriers and this is actually March or April at the latest. “In a world where technology is ...

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T-Mobile pledges HTC One support for coming weeks

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T-Mobile has become the first carrier to hit our inbox with word of support of the HTC One. Pricing and availability will be shared at a later date. T-Mobile is excited to partner with HTC to bring our customers the new HTC One, a T-Mobile 4G LTE smartphone. The new HTC One introduces HTC ...

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HTC announces flagship device for 2013, the HTC One

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HTC today officially announced the new flagship Android experience for 2013, unveiling the HTC One. The specs are pretty much everything we’ve seen leaked on the internet over the last few months; nary a surprise for those watching the Android space closely. Details include Android 4.1.2 ...

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Samsung announces Wi-Fi version of GALAXY Camera

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Samsung today announced a Wi-Fi version of the Samsung Galaxy Camera will be offered in the coming weeks. Stopping short of giving a price or exact launch time frame, the hardware maker indicates that the camera is the exact same as the 3G/4G model. This means the same Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ...

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