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Alcatel OT986 hits China – yet another high end smartphone

When we talk about smartphones, we generally talk about bigger brands like HTC, Samsung, LG or Motorola .  Increasingly, however, we have companies like Alcatel muscling into the conversations of

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Sony announces sleek, durable and water resistant Xperia go, Xperia acro S

Due in Q3, both are proof that rugged phones don’t have to be ugly and boring.

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Child Pad: An Alvin & Chipmunks themed tablet good enough for most adults

The 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.0 and features some fairly decent specs for $129.

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Evernote Hello says Howdy to Android

Easily recall those somewhat familiar names and faces with this new Android app.

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Google+ Local goes live with free Zagat integration

New feature offers full Zagat ratings and recommendations as well as reviews from your friends.

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Android 4.0.4 approved for Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

Verizon has approved a new software update for their Samsung Galaxy Nexus and looks to be deploying the release immediately.  A support page for the handset has gone live and

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Appbrain intros ad network stats, social SDK’s, other dev tools

Appbrain today introduced a handful of new features for their site which aims to help Android developers.  Available immediately, Appbrain provides access and insight into the market share of various

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Facebook phone rumors surface, yet again

The rumor that won’t go away: Facebook is set to release a handset of their own.

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Leaked T-Mobile details include Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note launch dates

The Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note are set to soon bolster the Android lineup for the nation’s fourth largest carrier.

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Samsung Galaxy S III officially on sale in more than two dozen countries

The Pebble Blue model may be 2-3 weeks away, however the Marble White model is officially available in various countries around the world.

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LG intros 5-inch 1080p display for smart devices

LG has introduced a new 5-inch LCD display with 1080p resolution which the company expects to make available later in the year. Boasting a whopping 440ppi pixel density it easily

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Paypal mobile wallet service adds another 15 retailers

PayPal has picked up another fifteen retail partners for its upstart mobile wallet service and looks to be gathering momentum. First launched as part of a trial in 50 Home

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ViewSonic to introduce 22-inch tablet monitor at Computex

Chances are that when you saw (or do see) the Galaxy Note for the very first time, your first thought is ” that’s a huge smartphone”. If the rumors are

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Toshiba debuts quad-core 10.1-inch AT300

Toshiba today unveiled a new quad-core Android tablet that falls in line with the thin and sexy designs of the Excite series. Called the AT300, it runs Android 4.0 Ice

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Sony confirms Xperia Play won’t receive Android 4.0

After careful consideration and feedback, Sony plans to leave the Playstation Phone at Gingerbread.