Twitter releases updates, tweet in less than six seconds

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Twitter released a new update for Android users today, making tweeting “even easier and more seamless.” Here are a few of the new features according to Twitters official blog: Photos: When you add a photo to your Tweet, you’ll see a full preview of your photo, not just the cropped ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with AT&T friendly LTE receives the FCC’s approval

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Not a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Wi-Fi only? Not to worry, as the opportunity to buy an LTE version could be coming soon. The FCC just gave their blessing on a version that includes an 850 /1900 GSM radio along with LTE bands 2, 4, 5, and 17 (all signs of hardware... Read More

IDC predicts tablet shipments will overtake PC’s by 2015

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According to a report released by the IDC this week, researchers estimate that tablet shipments will grow 59 percent this year to 229.3 million units. (That’s higher than its estimate for notebook shipments this year, the company said.) Even more significant, IDC predicts that tablet ...

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Redesigned Gmail app with “SmartLabels” said to launch Wednesday (tomorrow)

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Screenshots of a redesigned Gmail (Android) app were recently leaked, and thanks to ryan_socio of The Verge, as well as an anonymous tipster, we have confirmation that the rumors are in fact true. The new updated Gmail features are simple, but will generate quite the impact. The Android version ...

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Leaked Huawei Ascend P6 pics have us asking: Is it the world’s thinnest smartphone?

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Back in January, Huawei attempted to nab the “world’s thinnest smartphone” crown with the Ascend P2 but failed miserably. Now they are at it again with the Huawei Ascend P6. This little Android device is trying once again to reclaim Huawei’s crown for the thinnest smartphone on the market. ...

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Chrome Beta for Android Update released

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The Google Chrome team announced the release of Chrome 28 to the Beta channel yesterday. Chrome for Android 28.0.1500.21 has quite a few new improvements including: Google Translate: When you come across a page written in a language that isn’t in the same language as your phone or tablet, ...

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Rumored flexible Samsung tablet specs and images leaked

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At CES this year, Samsung showed off working prototypes of its flexible displays. Since then, other than a concept video, there hasn’t been much news on this alleged tablet with a bendable AMOLED display. Until now. A flexible 10.1 inch tablet render has been leaked along with a series of ...

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HTC announces Desire 600 dual sim for June launch

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This morning HTC unveiled the new HTC Desire 600 dual sim, a mid-range handset that includes their latest Sense 5 interface. Even though HTC is aiming to give consumers a more affordable option, they still included a few high-end specifications to keep users intrigued. The Desire 600 is said to ...

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See 4G coverage in real time with new app from Mosaik

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When users speak of 4G, it is like talking about finding a four leaf clover (it is pretty darn hard to find.) When you find that four leaf clover however (or a 4G footprint in this case, ) you feel like the luckiest person in the world. Hopefully the days of roaming around hoping to... Read More

Review: Rocksteady XS portable micro Bluetooth speaker

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Recently, I have been looking for a portable speaker to replace the old Panasonic ones I have had around for years. I want something that is powerful, easy to use, and of course reasonably priced (and yes, more modern too.) After going through a few options, I may have found just the thing. Let ...

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Rumors: HTC “Senseless” edition may be coming this summer, Android 4.2 finally coming to the HTC One?

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As most HTC One users can yell you, the much anticipated high-end phone is really lagging behind when it comes to which Android version it is running. The One should have come out of the box with Android 4.2 when it was released, however it is still running on yesterday’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ...

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Sony Xperia UL pictures and specs leaked: 5-inch display and Snapdragon 600 CPU

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Back in March we reported that Sony was looking to add to their Xperia line, and today we have confirmation on one of the devices. Although the Sony Xperia UL has yet to be officially unveiled, the folks over at CNMO have published the first live pictures of the phone for us all to see. The ...

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In Brief: A few android-related things you should know (May 17, 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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Samsung finally hints at an update for Galaxy S4 storage problems

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Recently, many buyers of Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 have been disappointed to learn that the 16GB model only offers around 8GB of user-accessible storage. To make matters worse, when Samsung was confronted with the issue, they replied stating it could easily be fixed with the help of the ...

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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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