AppDev Hackathon and Bootcamp

Calling all developers! There will be a day-long App Development Hackathon and Bootcamp session taking place during the App Developers Conference on Oct. 26, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention center in the heart of Silicon Valley.The conference itself will run for two days and focus on ...

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What Is The HTC Lavie?

As I was writing the post on HTC CloseConnect this morning, I started poking around the U.S. Patent and Trademarks website.  I happened across a new trademark filing from HTC dated August 4th which sounds like it could be a new Android handset.  The term HTC Lavie was filed at the same time as ...

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HTC Files Trademark for ‘CloseConnect’, Possible NFC Implications

HTC recently filed for a trademark on the terms ‘CloseConnect’ and ‘HTC CloseConnect’, leading many (including us) to believe this might be their branded take on near field communications (NFC).  As some of you might already know, HTC has yet to offer a smart phone with ...

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Rumor: First Ice Cream Sandwich Devices to Arrive in October

According to information passed to Boy Genius Report, the first devices to run Ice Cream Sandwich should be arriving as soon as October.  Google has reportedly pushed the launch up in an effort to subvert any iPhone 5 defectors.  We’ve been expecting to see ICS announced in the next few ...

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Is the Samsung Celox an LTE Version of Galaxy S II?

The first details of an LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S II have begun to come into focus, leading up to a rumored September announcement. According to reports, the handset carries a codename of Celox and features specifications that fall closely in line with other Samsung products of the year, ...

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Verizon, AT&T Putting Foot Down on Illegal Tethering

Verizon and AT&T have had enough of your illegal tethering and they’re not going to sit back any longer.  The two carriers have recently started taking preventative measures to ensure you ultimately pay for those tiered/usage-based data plans and the accompanying tethering options. ...

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VIZIO’s New 8″ Tablet Hits Stores at Just Under $300

You will now be able to purchase VIZIO’s 8″ “budget” tablet at select stores nationwide. This 8″ 1024×768 capacitive multitouch tablet hopes to become your home entertainment companion without draining your wallet. If you take a look at the hardware you’ll ...

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Sprint Leak Reveals Upcoming EVO Design 4G, Motorola Admiral

A fresh Sprint leak coming in the middle of the night confirms the name of the upcoming Galaxy S II and also tips the hand on a pair of new devices in the process.  As recently uncovered, the Galaxy S II has been changed from Within to Epic 4G Touch, all but confirming the sliding... Read More

MetroPCS Announces Samsung Admire for Upcoming School Season

MetroPCS announced early this morning that they will be soon offering the Samsung Admire as part of a back-to-school shopping promotion.  The carrier stopped just short of giving a price and actual launch date but did say that it would be the ” perfect choice for first-time smartphone ...

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[Update]YouTube App for Android Updated, New Uploading UI and More…

The official YouTube App for Android has been updated to version 2.2.14. This update is primarily focused around video uploading as it includes a new uploading UI along with the ability to edit title, description and privacy of uploaded videos. Great additions for those mobile YouTubers out ...

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Motorola Giving Away a Bunch of Photon 4G Handsets in August

Motorola’s PR people just pinged our inbox to tell us about a new contest that the handset maker is holding over the next few weeks.  Called the Lightning Hour, it’s a daily chance for you to win a brand new Photon 4G direct from Motorola.  The contest runs every day from today ...

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Gingerbread OTA Update Rolling Out for HTC Inspire 4G

Looks like another batch of warm Gingerbread is going out, this time it’s rolling out to HTC Inspire 4G owners on AT&T. Keep your eyes peeled for a notification or if you wish to speed things up just go to Home > Menu > Settings > AT&T Software Update > HTC Wi-Fi ...

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HTCDev Site Launched: SDKs, Unlocked Bootloaders, Kernel Source Code and… the Big Android BBQ

HTC launched their HTCDev site today, a “one-stop shop” for developer tools and resources. Offering up such resources as HTC’s OpenSense SDK which will allow developers to start perusing through the various Sense APIs so they can begin dreaming up different ways to use things ...

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Google Updates Search App for Android

Google has released* a new version of the search application today, tossing in a number of minor improvements. Users will notice right away that the interface has received a bit of a makeover which takes its cues from the new Android Market.  Suggestions are now grouped by type with web ...

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Vodafone UK Launching 3G Galaxy Tab 10.1 on August 12?

Here in the United States, we have two Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 flavors to choose from – a Wi-Fi version and a 4G LTE Verizon model.  In the UK, customers only have a Wi-Fi version to purchase.  Until later this week, that is.  Vodafone is planning to launch a 3G-ready model as early as ...

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