HTC announces Desire 600 dual sim for June launch

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This morning HTC unveiled the new HTC Desire 600 dual sim, a mid-range handset that includes their latest Sense 5 interface. Even though HTC is aiming to give consumers a more affordable option, they still included a few high-end specifications to keep users intrigued. The Desire 600 is said to ...

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Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

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Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when their guests will arrive or if someone is going to be late.  With Glympse, you can easily get all this information ...

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Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Get this look for your Android: Metro

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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 ...

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AT&T: we plan to enable pre-loaded video chat apps over cellular for all our customers

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If you’ve checked out the new Hangouts app on AT&T, chances are you’re pretty familiar with the message stating “You must be connected to a Wi-Fi network to join a video call”. Heck, you’re even used to it if you’ve tried to use FaceTime over their ...

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See 4G coverage in real time with new app from Mosaik

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When users speak of 4G, it is like talking about finding a four leaf clover (it is pretty darn hard to find.) When you find that four leaf clover however (or a 4G footprint in this case, ) you feel like the luckiest person in the world. Hopefully the days of roaming around hoping to... Read More

Running the tables: Samsung took 95% of global profits earned from Android in Q1 2013

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Samsung’s ‘galaxy” line has been long joked about to be a hint at their intention to take over the universe, but the latest analytics numbers may prove that to be startlingly accurate. Not in a literal sense, of course, but rather in a financial way. According to research from ...

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Budget-end LG Optimus F3 and high-end LG Optimus G Pro pictured for Sprint

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LG, in their attempt to help bring 4G to lower-end devices, looks to be continuing down that road with a new device. The LG Optimus F3 was shown off by leaker @evleaks, and appears to come complete with 4G, as well as a 4-inch WVGA display. The device shown is only a render, but does... Read More

Google+ for Android version 42 features released

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The most recent post on the Google Plus development blog is showing off the latest version of G+ for android, version 42. The update includes major improvements to photo handling, such as: Auto Backup, to safely and privately store your photos as you snap them Auto Highlight, to browse a ...

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First video call from peak of Mt Everest made on an HTC One

British explorer Daniel Hughes accomplished a tremendous feat – climbing to the top of Mt. Everest. So, what’s such an adventurer to do once he’s hit the top? Whip out his HTC One and make a video call, of course. His video call to BBC was part of his effort to raise money for ...

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Review: Rocksteady XS portable micro Bluetooth speaker

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Recently, I have been looking for a portable speaker to replace the old Panasonic ones I have had around for years. I want something that is powerful, easy to use, and of course reasonably priced (and yes, more modern too.) After going through a few options, I may have found just the thing. Let ...

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Rumors: HTC “Senseless” edition may be coming this summer, Android 4.2 finally coming to the HTC One?

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As most HTC One users can yell you, the much anticipated high-end phone is really lagging behind when it comes to which Android version it is running. The One should have come out of the box with Android 4.2 when it was released, however it is still running on yesterday’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ...

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Sony Xperia UL pictures and specs leaked: 5-inch display and Snapdragon 600 CPU

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Back in March we reported that Sony was looking to add to their Xperia line, and today we have confirmation on one of the devices. Although the Sony Xperia UL has yet to be officially unveiled, the folks over at CNMO have published the first live pictures of the phone for us all to see. The ...

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In Brief: A few android-related things you should know (May 17, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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Review: Divoom Bluetune Solo bluetooth portable speaker

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If you’re looking for a killer Bluetooth speaker with big sound for a small price, look no further. The Bluetune Solo from Divoom includes: Small, compact and sturdy build Wireless play from up to 10 meters away Built-in microphone for hands-free calls 8-hour rechargeable battery This ...

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