HTC cancels ICS update for Desire HD, blames “poor device performance”

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HTC may be stepping on a few toes with this one, but Telus Canada has just released a document, that shows the Desire HD ICS update has been cancelled. The only reason that’s given was that HTC has cancelled the HTC Desire HD ICS upgrade due to poor device performance during testing. Of ...

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NBC teams with Adobe to launch two London Olympics apps

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If you’re a big fan of the Olympics, today might just be your lucky day. NBC and Adobe have announced the release of two great new apps that will help users get the best content during the big events. The first is named, creatively enough, NBC Olympics. It gives users news, featured ...

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Google releases Jelly Bean OTA to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, promises other devices to come

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Google never fails to do something last minute that makes users happy. Today is no exception, as they’ve just released the Jelly Bean OTA to the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus. The update is said to be rolling out over the next few days, so we expect to see users getting that notification anytime ...

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Archos announces 97 Carbon and “Elements” tablet line, we barely notice

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Archos hasn’t exactly been known as the king of Android tablets, and we haven’t heard much from them as of late. So it’s rather fitting that Archos announced the Elements line of tablets, and the first device in said line, the 97 Carbon. While we are disappointed surprised ...

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Verizon software schedule leaked, lists coming ICS updates

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If you’re rocking an HTC Rezound, Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx, or a 3G/4G Motorola Xoom, today is your lucky day. A Verizon software upgrade schedule, shown above, has been leaked, and the juiciest of the information is listed at the top. According to the schedule, the Rezound, Droid ...

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Samsung announces winners of the Galaxy Note developer challenge

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Back in the beginning of March, Samsung launched a Galaxy Note developer challenge, with $200,000 in prizes, in an effort to challenge developers to make new apps for their tablet-phone hybrid. Just two months later, and they’ve chosen the winners, each with their own creativeness. In ...

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27 new markets to get Verizon 4G LTE coverage on Thursday

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While Sprint is just starting to launch LTE devices, Verizon is expanding its already existing LTE network, and it looks like 27 lucky markets are going to get a taste of LTE speeds soon. Big Red announced that it’ll be launching LTE in the following cities this Thursday. We took the ...

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Droid Fighter to be the Motorola Razr HD?

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We first caught wind of the Droid Fighter back in February, in a leaked Verizon inventory shot. Obviously we’re past the rumored April 12th launch date, but there’s still some credibility to the rumor. Last month, a blurry shot (shown above) of a new Motorola device leaked, along ...

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New details on Google Drive leaked, nothing spectacular

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We’ve heard whispers here and there about Google’s cloud storage service, codenamed Google Drive. According to a recent leak, Drive may launch as soon as next week. Being Google, we expected to hear about some fantastic features in this leak. Sadly, all we know at this point is that ...

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Droid Bionic 2 spotted in Asurion enrollment form

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If the countless delays of the original Droid Bionic weren’t enough to keep Motorola and Big Red away from a sequel, they’re even more determined than we thought. The Droid Bionic 2 was spotted in an Asurion enrollment form, and we all have a few questions to ask. Since Asurion is a ...

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Coby’s budget-friendly ICS tablets now shipping

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We’ve never known Coby to be a major player in the Android world, but that’s not stopping them from releasing five ICS-powered tablets. They’re all packing the same basic specs, which we’ll get to in a moment. Going from smallest to largest, there’s the 7-inch ...

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Google looking to expand Voice tie-ins to more carriers

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Google Voice, which is currently only available to Sprint users (without the $20 charge to port one’s number to Voice), may not be so exclusive for much longer. According to Vincent Paquet, the Group Product Manager for Google Voice, they’re talking to other carriers about getting ...

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Flud News aims to change the way we look at news sharing

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There are a lot of news apps on the Google Play Store, each with its own level of sharing options. Most of us (myself included) simply read an article or watch a video, and then share it to our preferred social network. That’s all well and good, but what if the news that we shared... Read More

My week with Swype: the end of my search for the perfect keyboard

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I remember when Swype was the biggest thing to hit the market. Everyone was so used to simple single-letter typing that the concept blew us all away at first. Swype was a closed beta for awhile, and everyone scrambled to sign up for it. Even when it was released to the public, Swype was a... ...

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MatchFuel recommends the best games for Android users

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The Android Market  Google Play has a host of awesome games for Android users, and some not-so-awesome games as well. The question is often asked, “how do we sort out the bad games from the good ones?” Enter MatchFuel. MatchFuel is a game recommendation app, that rates games based ...

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