Apple sets sights on Samsung Galaxy S4 in patent infringement lawsuit

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Apple currently has a pretty massive “anti-Android” lawsuit going, and they’re looking to add yet another device to their list of culprits. Apple says that: Samsung recently released its newest smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which began shipping in late April 2013. Based on ...

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All 4 major US carriers now part of ‘It Can Wait’ texting campaign

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We all know how dangerous texting and driving is (I’m looking at you, corporate bigwig in the fast lane in 8AM traffic). Now, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have joined AT&T in their “It Can Wait” anti-texting-and-driving campaign. The new co-operative initiative, something ...

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Android support for Blackberry Enterprise Management Suite announced in BEM 10.1

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If you’re part of a corporate environment, chances are pretty hefty that you’re familiar with Blackberry’s Enterprise Management Suite. Now, however, Blackberry has announced that along with Enterprise Service 10.1, there will come support for Android devices. In other words, ...

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Highly anticipated NVIDIA Shield starts preorders on May 20 for $349, set to ship in June

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NVIDIA made quite a stir at CES this last January with the announcement of what they called “Project Shield”,  a new gaming device powered by Android. Well, now it seems they’re dropping the “project” status, as NVIDIA has announced that prospective gamers can ...

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Sony announces new Xperia ZR, a smaller waterproof cousin of the Xperia Z

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Sony, capitalizing on the massive success of their Xperia line, has today announced the new Xperia ZR. At 4.55 inches, the ZR will be bringing along a lot of the same internals as the Xperia Z, to include the waterproof capabilities – with a rating of IP5 and IP8. This rating makes the ZR ...

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PUK – Pool with pucks and no side pockets

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I do not have a great description for this game, and the title was alliteration for alliteration’s sake, but I can tell you that PUK is an addicting pick-up-and-play game.  And those are the best kinds of mobile games. PUK bills itself as an action puzzler, but I do not think that is ...

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Weekend Wallpapers: 8-bit and pixel backgrounds for your Android

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Add a bit of old-school to that brand new Android with these wallpapers!

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Android now powers almost 60% of mobile devices – about 3 times the amount of iOS devices

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During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games you should know about (May 9)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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New project ‘Earl’ promises a rugged Android tablet with solar charging, e-ink

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There’s a new project going for an Android tablet. Isn’t the Android world saturated enough with tablets, though? Well, this one is different. According to the project site: Built for survival, Earl works where today’s smart phones and tablets cannot. Style meets efficiency ...

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Get this look for your Android: MOTIF Elegant

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Do you know what love to do with our Android handsets and tablets? We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience. That’s why we present a weekly series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new look for your Android handset ...

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Google may be announcing “Google Playground”, a rival to Apple’s GameCenter, on May 15th

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According to various sources around the  internet, some very special people are receiving some very special invites. The invites supposedly offer people an opportunity to “reinvent the playground” at Google I/O on May 15th at 9 AM. Here’s a look at the invite:   Now, of ...

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Ring Defense – A vectorized tower defense game with a George Bush cameo

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Ring Defense follows the basic formula of tower-defense games.  You build towers, traps, and guns to defeat wave after wave of enemies trying to capture your castle or base or, in this case, your energy.  What Ring Defense does not adhere to is the general gaming rule that you can throw in a ...

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Mystery LG phone poses for photos, has no physical buttons – may be Optimus G2

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Evleaks, one of the top online providers of leaked phone pictures, has released a leaked photo of a new LG mystery device. The device was shown off on Facebook, and shows off a spartan front face, with no physical buttons to be seen at the bottom – only an LG logo. The front has a... Read More

Samsung announces new mid-level handset “Galaxy Core” with dual-SIM option

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In keeping their ever-popular Galaxy line fully stocked, Samsung has announced the new Galaxy Core, a mid-level device. The Core sports: 1.2GHz dual-core CPU 4.3-inch WVGA screen 1GB of RAM 8GB internal storage 1800mAh battery 5-megapixel rear camera Android 4.1 TouchWiz Nature UI Dual-SIM ...

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