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    Get This Look: Sixth Sense

    We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for ...

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    Sunrise Calendar for Android now available in Beta

    The popular iOS calendar enters Beta on your favorite mobile platform Sometimes the stock apps ...

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    How to install the Google Play Store on the Kindle Fire

    The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those ...

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    HTC One (M8) Review: The best just got better

    Today we have gotten our hands on the all new HTC One M8, T-Mobile variant.  The phone is based ...

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    Just got your Galaxy S5? Don’t forget about your FREE GIFTS!

    Were you one of the thousands to get a Galaxy S5 this weekend? Samsung’s new flagship is ...

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Sprint first U.S. provider to offer Jelly Bean to Galaxy S III

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.  A press release (below) tells us that the update began this morning and can be downloaded over the air.  Like other Android 4.1 updates, this one brings awesome ...

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$99 Sony Xperia TL arrives at AT&T on November 2

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AT&T today announced that they will be offering the Sony Xperia TL on November 2, listing it with a very attractive $99 price tag.  Of course, you still need to commit to a two-year service agreement to get it for that cost, but it’s quite a beautiful device for the money. Hardware ...

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Might the HTC DLX arrive at Verizon as Droid DNA?

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A newly leaked minimum advertised price (MAP) for Verizon has surfaced online which suggests the rumored 5-inch HTC smartphone may arrive under the name of Droid DNA.  Known in the past as Droid Incredible X, DIX, and DLX, the phone appears as if it will carry a $199 price tag, something we ...

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Look ma, more Nexus 4 pictures

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What do you know, more photos of the Nexus 4 have landed online with less than one week to go before we see it officially announced. The source @evleaks (whodathunkit) has provided what appears to be press renders that might find their way onto the Play Store site. There are no new specs or ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: The Future, Pie UI Reimagined

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Comparing the Nexus 7 to the iPad mini

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Well, it’s official.  Apple has a 7.9-inch iPad mini coming in the next few weeks and it cost $329 or more.  Hide yo kids, hide you wives, this thing is going to kill off Android tablets.  If you listen to Apple tell it, the new device is going to be embraced unlike anything we’ve ...

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LG Spectrum 2 details found on Best Buy ahead of announcement

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We heard back in August about the LG Spectrum 2 for Verizon Wireless, and we also heard that it will be out sometime in early October. Though we still don’t know when Verizon will finally launch the LG flagship device, but it seems it will be out anytime soon, as the device appeared on ...

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note II availability

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Back in September, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Note II for all the 4 major and one regional network of USA. T-mobile said that it will be out this fall, and Sprint is planning to launch it on October 25th. Now AT&T officially announced the availability of the mighty Samsung ...

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This Day in Android: T-Mobile G1 ushers in the Android era (2008)

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It was exactly four years ago today that T-Mobile USA released the G1, setting off a crazy chain of Android events and momentum.  Manufactured by HTC, the G1 (aka Dream) was the first Android smartphone ever and featured a little bit of everything.  There were no less than three input options ...

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Google to announce Nexus 10, Nexus 4, and updated Nexus 7

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The playground will open with a new LG smartphone, Samsung tablet, and updated Asus offerings.

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5-inch HTC DLX pictured with Verizon branding

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Pictures emerged yesterday which show an  5-inch HTC smartphone with Verizon branding, tying recent multiple rumors together.  The fine folks at Android Central were passed a trio of images of the device which show a Droid Incredible-like design for the large device. Specifications passed along ...

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T-Mobile also schedules an October 29 event

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Well, this is certainly interesting.  T-Mobile is in the midst of sending out invitations to an event being held on October 29 in New York.  It just so happens that this is the same city and day that Google has scheduled its own press event.  Now, we’re not saying that the two are tied ...

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Yet more confirmation of Nexus 4 surfaces

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As if we needed any more confirmation of the rumored Nexus 4, the handset has been given one more round of leaks.  The increasingly accurate @evleaks  has pegged the E960 device with a quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 APQ8064 processor, a 4.7-inch (1280X768) display, 8-megapixel rear ...

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Five things we’d still like to see in Google Play

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One of the newest features for the Google Play store (v 3.9.16) is the ability to add apps and games to a Wishlist.  As of right now the option only seems to operate as a place for you to tag items that you’d like to maybe purchase down the road.  While Google could have some great... Read More

Google throwing an Android event on October 29

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Sounds like those French folks know what they’re talking about, huh? We just got an email from Google inviting us to an event on October 29 which promises to be Android-related.  Teased with a phrase of “The Playground is Open” we can only hope that this is the Nexus 4 ...

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