Import ban on some select Motorola Android devices

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It’s been a few months since the ITC decided on banning select Motorola Android devices. While the ITC mentioned the likes of the Google-powered Atrix, Xoom, Droid 2, etc., the exclusion covers all Motorola devices that infringe on Microsoft’s patents for email-based meeting ...

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AT&T announces shared data plans

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Today, AT&T has announced a new set of data plans. Like Verizon, these data plans are shared, making them the second major US carrier to offer such plans. The changes should come in late August. The plans are not mandatory, as they are at Verizon, meaning you can keep your current data plan ...

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

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One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the highly anticipated Android 4.1 update may be coming to the Nexus S in the next couple of days. Vodaphone Australia has said on their ...

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Samsung will in fact offer 64GB Galaxy S III before year’s end

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Yesterday, we reported that there was a rumor circulating that Samsung had scrapped the 64GB version of the Galaxy S III. Today, however, Samsung is reporting that this is, in fact, quite flase. According to Samsung: “The 64GB model of the GALAXY S III will be available during the second ...

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Google updates shipping status for remaining Nexus 7 orders

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Over at the Google Play support page for the Nexus 7, Google has finally given some solid shipping dates. If you’re still waiting for your Nexus 7 tablet, you’ll want to give this a read. According to the site; In the US: We’ve shipped all standalone Nexus 7 8GB orders (e.g.: those ...

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Software update brings Google Wallet to the Nexus 7

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Earlier, we reported that a software update was going out to the I/O editions of the Nexus 7. Now, Google has announced that all Nexus 7 devices are receiving the update, and it includes the addition of Google Wallet. According to Google, the update is currently being pushed out, so you can be ...

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Samsung reportedly cancels 64GB Galaxy S III [UPDATE: False]

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EDIT: Samsung has responded, and told us they are, in fact, shipping the 64GB units. You can read the full story here. When the GSIII was announced a few months ago, it was supposed to come in 3 different variants: 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. But the 64GB seems to be removed from the line of great ...

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Smule introduces AutoRap for Android

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Brought to you by the creators of Songify and Magic Panio, Smule proudly launched AutoRap onto Google Play. AutoRap takes your speech and coverts it into a funky jam. You are automatically given a few free “beats”, but you can unlock more with points you can earn! And let’s ...

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Sony Xperia Z leaked

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The Sony Xeria Z is looking amazing in the specs department, but we don’t quite now about the looks yet, because there is not a picture out yet. Here are the specs: Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean 13 megapixel rear camera w/ 1080p HD video recording Front Camera has the ability to record in 720p ...

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Jelly Bean ROM available for Galaxy S III in form of CyangonMod, running in early stage of development

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The early preview build of CM10 for the GSIII has been released, and is now ready for you to try out Jelly Bean on that awesome Galaxy S III of yours! It’s in a very early state, so you won’t be seeing a lot of CM9′s features merged over yet, but hopefully soon. Here are the... Read More

LG Optimus Vu leaked for Verizon

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We got a look at the LG Optimus Vu when it was announced right before MWC, running Gingerbread at the time. Now an image of the Vu has been leaked, and it’s sporting a Verizon logo. Rumor has it that the Verizon Vu is running Ice Cream Sandwich, which is a relief. We’re not sure... ...

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Galaxy S III update removes universal search as a “precautionary measure”

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Samsung Galaxy S III owners on AT&T and Sprint had a few small updates that disabled the device’s ability to use the Google search bar to look for items on the phone itself. Samsung has issued a statement for this situation: Samsung has updated the software for the Galaxy S III as a ...

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Developer gives update, Carbon twitter app is coming for free in premium flavor

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If you don’t already know, the Google Play Store doesn’t allow ALL countries from around the world the ability to publish paid applications. Carbon was waiting for this year’s Google I/O to see if all that changed, which it didn’t. So they decided to… well, read it ...

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Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally

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The original (dual-core) Meizu MX is one of the most popular smartphones in China. Shortly after the launch there, it was quietly made available around the world from various retailers. Later, after the huge success of the MX, Meizu announced a quad-core version, the MX 4-core. For a time, the ...

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Android powers over 51% of smartphones, continues growing

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  Nielsen has published a report on U.S. smartphones and their operating system. Of course, Android is in the lead, running on 51.8% of all smartphones. iOS came in second with 34.8%, which is a 17.5% difference between the two. It’s interesting that Android and iOS combined make up ...

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