LG Quietly releases Optimus 2

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LG has pulled a fast one on us. Just a week before CES in Las Vegas, they’ve slipper the Optimus 2 (AS680) under the radar with a discreet launch. The Optimus successor will be packing: 3.2″ capacitive display 800MHz processor Video Recording and Playback 1,500 mAh battery Android ...

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Intel partners with LG, Intel-powered phones coming in March

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Intel is finally going to start mass producing chips for the mobile phone market. The chips are set to be out in some LG phones in March of 2012 at the earliest. Intel is said to be gearing up for a major marketing campaign for the new processors as it competes with more established (in... Read More

PowerAMP starting the new year strong

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Since 2009, PowerAMP, has been the #1 selling music player in the Android Market. This #1 music player has been downloaded over 5 million times and the paid version has been downloaded over 500,000times. In time for the New Year, PowerAMP has put together a few changes, and is proud to finally ...

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Clockwork Mod developing a wired tether app for Android

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ClockWork Mod, well known for CWM Recovery on rooted devices, now has a wired tether app in the alpha stages. Most tethering apps require root, or for users to pay carriers for such a service. Clockwork Mod Tether works on unrooted Android phones, and uses a hard-to-detect method along with ...

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Email hints at Android 4.0 for the Motorola Xoom

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According to the guys at DroidLife, Motorola is sending out emails to those who have a “Google Experience” Motorola Xoom with details of new project.  Based on the body of the email it sounds like we could be looking at a potential Android 4.0 update.  Have any of you Xoom owners ...

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Did the power of online petitions change Verizon’s mind?

How do you stop the #2 wireless provider from instating a new fee? Get to the internet and start a petition – so says the social media crowd. I’m just not sure how much of a difference the change.org petition started by Molly Katchpole did, but some are crediting her and change.com ...

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Avast Free Mobile Security is here!

Avast, a popular PC security service, has just announced an Android app, and it’s packed full of features. Android users can now take advantage of a host of services, like: Virus Protection- real time protection for your Android device Privacy Advisor- warns you of potential privacy risks ...

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Sony Tablet receiving ICS Android 4.0 update

The wait is over for the update to ICS Android 4.0 for Sony Tablet owners. Well, okay… the wait isn’t over, it’s just begun really, but at least you know it is coming. As with all Android software (and devices) as of late, no date has been given just yet. Sony confirms on it’s UK... ...

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T-Mobile beats up iPhone yet again in Bonus Round [Sponsored Post]

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T-Mobile's Galaxy S II picks up right where the Amaze 4G left off... and continues to beat up the iPhone 4S.

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W.T.F. is Txt Msg Away?

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“Sorry, busy writing a W.T.F. app review, Text me later.” That’s the message I set using a really awesome app called Txt Msg Away.  I have always wanted a personal assistant to reply to all my messages automatically but since I’m not rich I had to rely on my handy dandy cellular ...

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Who, what, where, when? WTF Apps

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Welcome to the W.T.F. app reviews by me, Keivan also known as @bigkeivan on the twitters. Here you will read my very blunt and very honest reviews on apps.  This is my disclaimer: do not read these if you get offended easily as there may be things you like about my review and there may... Read More

Samsung Illusion [Review]

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Last month, Verizon unveiled the Samsung Illusion as an option for the money conscious smartphone consumer. This phone may be lacking in specs, but for a $79.99 price tag, Samsung didn’t leave much room for complaining. One thing I failed to mention in my video review below is how annoyed ...

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Google announces Ice Cream Sandwich update for GSM Nexus S devices

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It would appear the only thing that delayed Ice Cream Sandwich from rolling out to you Nexus S owners was Verizon. Now, just a day after Verizon released the Galaxy Nexus, we get official word from Google that Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to GSM Nexus S devices starting today. ...

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How to: view core Android Java sources in Eclipse

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I don’t know why this is not really showing in Google Search results, but if you want to step through the core Android Java code in your Eclipse project, finally there’s a legitimate and very convenient solution that is a part of ADT-Addons project. The steps are pretty ...

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Netflix updated to support Ice Cream Sandwich

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With the recent release of the Verizon Galaxy Nexus, it’s no wonder we’re starting to see a lot of apps updated to offer support for Android 4.0. Today Netflix joined the ranks of apps now supporting Ice Cream Sandwich and why wouldn’t they? With that beautiful 4.65″ HD ...

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