HP announces Android SlateBook x2 just in time for next school year

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HP announced today that they will be releasing the SlateBook x2 and the Split x2 towards the end of summer. This pair not only offers the flexibility of a portable personal computer, but it also allows users to detach the display and use it as a standalone touchscreen tablet. While both devices ...

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Android 4.3 accidentally confirmed by Google developer site

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The keynote is coming, and the leaks just keep flowing. Before Google’s big wigs could even take the stage, Android 4.3 has been accidentally confirmed through a search listing on Google’s developer website. The mention in the result has been removed, of course, but has been caught ...

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Google Play Games verified by Play Store changelog

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Over at Google I/O, things are quickly heating up, and it’s causing some people to jump the gun. A new changelog for the app “Eufloria HD” shows support for “Google Play Games achievements”, and also adds: We hope you enjoy using Google Play Games to save and share ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition set to be announced at Google I/O

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At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major overhaul like that. What it ...

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Elusive White Nexus 4 shows off on leaked video

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Here’s what we know: There’s probably a white LG Nexus 4 being released soon. It showed off in some pictures earlier in the week, and got interests piqued. Now, a video has been released that gives us a closer look at the supposed device. Have a look below: The device made an ...

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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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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 10, 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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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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Leaked benchmarks for the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 released

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It looks like all the rumors are coming together, as benchmarks have been released for an upcoming 8-inch Samsung tablet thanks to the Dutch website TechTastic. Sources at the site say they have discovered the 8-inch tablet in the GLBenchmark database, carrying model number SM-T311 (which we ...

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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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