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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Verizon says Galaxy SIII bootloader will be unlocked via OTA update [UPDATED: FALSE]

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  EDIT: It turns out that Verizon customer service was misinformed, and the bootloaders will NOT be unlocked via an OTA (or any other) update. The OTA update mentioned is for the GSM Radio on the device. The bootloader is to remain locked, and the developer version will continue to be the ...

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CyanogenMod 9 running on the Nexus Q [video]

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The Nexus Q has been slated by Google as a “developer’s media device” since it’s inception at Google I/O. In the same vein, is there anything that screams “developer” like CyanogenMod? Well, put the two together, and here’s what you get. Jason Parker ...

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Get the Jelly Bean keyboard for your ICS device running 4.0.3 or higher

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If you’re running ICS, at least version 4.0.3, on your Android device, then you should really check this out. A developer by the name of “Beansoft” has released a beta port of the Jelly Bean keyboard – and its prediction engine – that runs on Android 4.0.3 and ...

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Sprint officially launches 4G LTE network in select markets

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Sprint users, it’s time to rejoice! I’d be dancing in the streets if I didn’t mind getting stared at / hit by cars / arrested for indecent exposure (wait, what?), because Sprint has finally rolled out their 4G LTE network. The rollout has happened in Kansas City, San Antonio, ...

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AT&T: Family Data Plans Ready to Roll Out?

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Heads up all you AT&T users! The screenshot above shows “Group Data” usage, so does this mean we will be getting that new Family Data Plan? Back in May, Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobile, said: “The company has a firm hold on what type of plan it will offer and ...

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Google releases official changelog for Jelly Bean

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That’s right, Google has just announced the changelog to their newest Android version, Jelly Bean. We saw most of the Jelly Bean coverage at Google I/O, from the camera enhancements to Project Butter, but now Google has finally given users the full breakdown of what the latest, tastiest ...

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Audiofly AF56 headphones review

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This year at CE Week, we had the good fortune of meeting the faces behind the brand at Audiofly. Audiofly, for those who don’t know, is an Australian-based company specializing in premium audio equipment. Operated by a collective of musicians and audio enthusiasts, Audiofly’s ...

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