Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch at seven U.S. carriers in April

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Samsung today confirmed that the flagship Android experience that is the Galaxy S4 will arrive in the coming days. Officially touching down in April, there are seven providers expected to carry the Samsung smartphone. Among those lined up to offer the Galaxy S4 are Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, ...

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LG confirmed to host May 1 press event

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Just last Friday night we exclusively reported that LG would be holding a press event in New York on May 1. The details were light at the time however we suspected it would be centered around the U.S. release of the Optimus G Pro. An invitation being sent out today has confirmed that LG will ...

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Motorola’s “just right” size devices reported to run stock Android

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The first batch of devices to come from the Motorola and Google partnership will run stock Android and feature the right size of displays. Using the mindset that “better is better” and not “bigger is better”, these smartphones are reported to feature thin bezels not ...

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Google mobile search enhanced for Rotten Tomatoes, Wikipedia

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The Google search experience for mobile devices has been updated with improved results for Rotten Tomatoes and Wikipedia. For those of you looking for the local movie showings and start times, the results page will display “In Theaters” under the larger Rotten Tomatoes link. The ...

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Eric Schmidt teases new Motorola devices as Android activations eclipse 1.5 million daily

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Google head Eric Schmidt, speaking at AllThingsD’s annual D: Dive Into Mobile, indicated that Motorola would be soon releasing a set of “phenomenal” new devices which he termed as “phones plus”. Without providing any additional details, his comments seemed to ...

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Telenav Scout to add 3D buildings and crowd-sourced updates

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Telenav, Inc., today announced a number of significant improvements to the Scout navigation application for Android. Expected to roll out later this year, both the free and the premium services will see 3D buildings and landmarks as well as new traffic tools. The 3D building feature will be ...

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Pantech flagship Vega Iron rumored to take on Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One

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Pantech, a handset maker known for its affordable and powerful Android alternatives, looks to be ready for another fight. According to recent rumors, a Pantech Vega Iron is slated to arrive in a few weeks and will be taking the fight to Samsung, HTC, and anyone else. Reportedly, the phone will ...

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Source: LG to hold New York press event on May 1

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We just received word from one of our readers advising that LG will be hosting some sort of press event in New York on May 1. While they were not able to tell us what LG might be planning we have an idea – U.S. launch of Optimus G Pro. At least we hope that’s... Read More

Verizon readying Device Payment Plan option for smartphones

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Verizon may soon introduce an option for customers which allows them to pay full retail cost for devices, according to details obtained by Droid Life. Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile’s UNcarrier strategy, the option will presumably let subscribers pay for handsets over a two-year ...

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Facebook Home now available for select Android devices

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The day is here, Facebook Home is in the Google Play Store and ready to transform your existing handset into a Facebook Phone. That is, provided, you own one of the select devices with official support. So far the only models on the market with Facebook Home’s blessing are the Samsung ...

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Big Android BBQ 2013 puts call out for sponsors, volunteers, and speakers

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It’s hard to believe it but we’re halfway toward this year’s Big Android BBQ. Having just passed the “less than 6 months to go” mark, the fourth (already!) event is slated to kick off on October 10 in Dallas, Texas. In an effort to help make this year’s ...

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Motorola Droid Bionic is Verizon’s latest to join Jelly Bean club

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Verizon’s latest member of the Jelly Bean club is the Motorola Droid Bionic, reports the carrier today. The Android 4.1.2 update begins rolling out in phases starting on April 15 and will bring your Droid Bionic current with 98.72.22.XT875.Verizon.en.US. As is often the case, the update ...

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Facebook Messenger updated with Chat Heads feature

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We, like some of you, have been refreshing the Google Play Store this morning as we look for the arrival of Facebook Home application. We just noticed that the the Facebook Messenger app has picked up an update which includes one of the features in the new experience. If you’re mostly ...

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Sprint now offering Samsung Galaxy S 3 in Amethyst Purple

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Sprint today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S 3 in a “beautiful new Amethyst Purple color”. Offered in 16GB internal storage capacity only, the handset can now be snagged for a mere $99.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) with new contracts or eligible upgrades. For ...

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Om Nom returns in new Cut the Rope: Time Travel game

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Om Nom is back in his first new game in two years as ZeptoLab is teasing Cut the Rope: Time Travel. Unfortunately, we don’t have any details on the game yet and we can only guess at the premise. It doesn’t matter, though, we’re already on board. ZeptoLab has consistently ...

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