Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 may be Intel-powered

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Intel could be the chipmaker of choice for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, according to recently spied benchmarks. As noted by SamMobile, the GLBenchmark site shows both the GT-P5200 and GT-P5210 as being powered by a 1.6GHz dual-core Atom Z2560 processor. The difference, as you likely ...

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New details trickle in for Verizon’s XFON

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The picture grows a little bit clearer today for the Verizon edition of the so-called X Phone/XFON as new details have surfaced. Thanks to the team at Droid Life we now have an understanding as to what model number and basic specs to look forward to seeing. According to their source, the XFON ...

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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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Samsung slip outs Galaxy S4 Mega

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A recently updated Samsung WatchON Android app update may have accidentally leaked three upcoming smartphones. As you can see from the accompanying image, the short term future could reveal a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mega, S4 Mini and S4 Active. While the Galaxy S4 Mini and Galaxy S4 Active have ...

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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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Google I/O 2013: No new Android release this year, but that’s not a bad thing

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So as you’ve learned by now, there is no new version of Android being announced at this year’s conference. But, before you get all upset and scream about how that sucks, I’ll tell you that it’s not a bad thing. In fact, I posit that what Google did for Android this time ...

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‘Send Money’ option added to Gmail and Google Wallet [video]

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Over at the Google Commerce Blog, there’s a new option being shown off, and it’s pretty cool. Google has added the ability for users to send money via Gmail and Google Wallet to other users, as well as to receive payments in the same manner. The option is going to be incorporated ...

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Hangouts announced as Google’s messaging overhaul, app replacement to Talk ready for download

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If you’ve been paying attention to I/O today, chances are that you saw the announcement about Hangouts. Hangouts is Google’s new messaging system that is stepping up to replace Talk, and users are excited. The app is now available on the Play Store, as well as on the app store for ...

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“Google Edition” Samsung Galaxy S4 confirmed, to be available June 26 on AT&T and T-Mobile US

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Last night, we posted about the fact that we should be seeing a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4 from Samsung. Now, Google has officially made the announcement that, yes, this is true. It’s been dubbed the “Google Edition” of the GS4, and is going to go on sale via ...

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Possible Spotify killer Google Play Music All Access revealed, start your trial now

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If you’re a Spotify user, listen up. Google, at the I/O conference, just announced their new all-access music service, appropriately named Google Play Music All Access. It combines your personal music uploaded to Google Music with a universal catalog of music, and appears to ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Edition set to be announced at Google I/O

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At the Google I/O event, Samsung is set to make a pretty big announcement. A new version of their latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, will be announced – the Google version. Now, this doesn’t mean that Google will do that manufacturing, or any major overhaul like that. What it ...

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Highly anticipated NVIDIA Shield starts preorders on May 20 for $349, set to ship in June

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NVIDIA made quite a stir at CES this last January with the announcement of what they called “Project Shield”,  a new gaming device powered by Android. Well, now it seems they’re dropping the “project” status, as NVIDIA has announced that prospective gamers can ...

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Motorola XT1058 ‘XFON’ swings through FCC

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A Motorola XT1058 has made its way through the FCC, carrying what appears to be support for AT&T’s network. Based on the image that accompanies the listing, the phone looks to be the same “X Phone” that leaked back in March. Things are falling into place for the so-called ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 10, 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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Weekend Wallpapers: 8-bit and pixel backgrounds for your Android

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Add a bit of old-school to that brand new Android with these wallpapers!

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