Google hosts Android ‘Special Event’ November 16th, probably Google Music related

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Google has been sending some mysterious invites, packing the words ‘ These Go to Eleven‘ (a totally awesome “Spinal Tap” reference) and showing a few Android and Google Music related hints. On top of that, the emails came from “Nigel Tufnel,” Christopher ...

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LG Nitro HD is the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T

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The guys from Pocketnow have laid their hands on what appears to be the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T, called the LG Nitro HD.  The Optimus LTE is the first handset to feature a true HD screen, that means that instead of the lesser Pentile Matrix layout the Galaxy Nexus uses, this screen makes ...

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Retail Motorola Droid RAZR rooted: Windows, Linux and OS X instructions included

Well that didn’t last long, now did it? The Droid RAZR has just been released, and it’s already rooted using the widely spread zergRush exploit and DooMLoRD’s easy rooting toolkit. A superphone doesn’t suffice without superuser permissions, now, does it? Of course, ...

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Logitech Revue won’t have a near-term successor, CEO says

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We can hardly say this is a surprise but it’s sad news nevertheless. Logitech hosted an Analyst and Investor Day yesterday during which Logitech’s CEO said the Revue ‘cost us dearly,’ largely blaming it on the fact that Google TV was “beta” software. He also ...

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Optimus 3D review

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Although most people question LG’s capabilities, you’ve got to admit that they’re often the first with new technologies. They were the first to actually release a dual-core phone, and they were the first to release a phone with 3D capabilities. But is it better to wait and see ...

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Google TV 3.1 and Android Market rolling out to Sony Internet TV

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Last week we received an official blog post from Google about the new and revamped Google TV 3.1 and now it’s rolling out to Sony Internet TV’s as we speak. It’s not completely vanilla Google TV running on Sony Internet TV, they’ve added a few apps of their own, included ...

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HTC Rezound features wireless charging, gets a hands-on

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We know a lot about the HTC Rezound, previously named Vigor, but this feature is definitely the coolest. The Rezound may be your average superphone, utilizing a 1.5GHz dual core, 1GB of RAM and a 720p display, but it’s the first smartphone not running WebOS to use wireless charging, ...

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Google TV 3.1 is coming next week!

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Google TV was, well… kind of a failure. It wasn’t mature, it wasn’t finished, and it didn’t have what Android is famous for: Openness and apps from the Android Market. The concept was great, the execution just wasn’t what it should have been. Today, the Google TV ...

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Why Android on x86 will fail

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We all know Intel is working hard to bring a fully functional version of Android to the x86 architecture, but I think it doesn’t matter how hard they try to make it work, it will ultimately fail. Sure, some people will use it, but it’s more likely that it will remain a gimmick, ...

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Turn your Galaxy Nexus into a pocket console with Ice Cream Sandwich

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Ice Cream Sandwich is cool, but with this tweet from Romain Guy, it gets even cooler. It turns out your Galaxy Nexus can be turned into a pocket video gaming console with support for full-fledged game controllers. Honeycomb already had this feature, but it’s nice to see the support ...

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A.I.type Keyboard, yet another Android keyboard

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Is this the Swiftkey killer we’ve all been waiting for? The company producing this keyboard says so, I can’t say for sure, but it is pretty awesome. A.I.type autocorrection and word suggestion appears to be on par with Swiftkey X or better but as always, this is probably up to your ...

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Motorola offering unlock solution for the Motorola RAZR, Verizon and U.S. not included

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We already knew this was coming, but we couldn’t say for sure when the first unlock solution would go online and which handsets would be supported. The Motorola Droid RAZR is the first Motorola handset to offer a bootloader unlock solution but if you live in the US, you’re outta ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich ported to the Nexus One, running quite well [Video]

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Ice Cream Sandwich may not yet be available on any device other than the not yet released Galaxy Nexus, but the oldest of the Nexus family has already received an taste of Google’s new dessert thanks to an SDK port. It doesn’t run perfect, but it boots and shows that this quite ...

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Detailed inner-specs of the Galaxy Nexus become available

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Engadget has called in famous developer François Simond (better know as Supercurio) to list as many inner components of the Galaxy Nexus as possible. The inner components are far from shocking, but still they can take care of your ever more nerdy needs. A 720p HD display doesn’t control ...

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DroidconNL is only 32 days away, and we’ll be there!

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We´re only one month away from a congress in Amsterdam that will feature many important speakers. As a mediapartner of Droidcon, we have a free ticket that will allow me to do some inside reporting. Some of the amazing speakers that will be participating are: The Cyanogenmod core team Two ...

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