Review: Antec Cleaning Spray Kit

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Face it, your Android smartphone and tablet get smudged a lot.  And no matter what display technology is used nor how clean you try to keep your fingers, at some point you look down at your device and see fingerprints and smudges.  What do you normally do to clean your screen?  Breath hot air ...

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LG X3 render leaked, Tegra 3 & 4.7-inch display shown off

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We’ve seen quite a few quad-core Android devices so far this year, from tablets to smartphones. Among them, the HTC Edge, the rumored Meizu MX, and the Asus Transformer Prime are some of the most notable. It seems that LG, not wanting to miss out on the quad-core party, is readying the ...

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Angry Birds Seasons updated for Chinese New Year

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Get ready for the Year of the Dragon!  Rovio Mobile has updated their wildly successful Angry Birds Seasons with a whole set of new levels and fun all designed around the Chinese New Year.  Arriving in the nick of time, the new features include the ability to use the Mighty Eagle (Mighty ...

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New promotional bundle at T-Mobile starting January 25th

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T-Mobile is gearing up for a new promotion, one we think is actually worthwhile.  Starting January 25th, T-Mobile is [secretively] launching two new data feature bundles.  These new bundles will only be available for a limited time. According to the screenshot, the new promotion will include ...

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Verizon taps Purple Droid Razr with January 23 launch

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You probably heard last week that Verizon announced a purple variation of their popular Droid Razr handset during CES.  What you didn’t get, however, was a price point or launch date.  Today sees those blanks filled in as the carrier puts the Android-powered smartphone on the calendar for ...

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Find Your New Rental with Apartments.com Android App

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Launched earlier this week, the latest make-your-life-easier application in the Android Market comes via Apartments.com. Easy to use and boasting a bunch of handy features, it should make your next apartment search a bit less stressful. Apartment searching Android users now have instant access ...

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Dual-core LG Spectrum now on sale at Verizon

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Verizon’s latest Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum, has officially gone on sale today, if only online.  Expected to hit retail stores shortly, the 1.5GHz dual-core handset features a number of high end specs including 4G LTE connectivity.  As a reminder, details include Android 2.3.5 ...

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A Blurred Vision of a New Casio Android Handset

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We have news from someone in the Android community who was fortunate enough to spend some time in a Casio focus group recently. He came away with a spec list for a new Casio phone that may be of some interest. It was also mentioned that most of these devices were headed to Verizon.

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Virgin Mobile to implement ‘data speed reduction’ (throttling) on March 23

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Speeds will drop down to 256kbps for anyone who exceeds 2.5GB in a month.

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Motorola Opens Pre-Order for Wi-Fi only XYBoard

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After the gentle tide of announcements during the holidays and the crazy undertow of CES, we’re finally starting to see our first wave of devices for 2012. We mentioned during CES that Verizon and Motorola announced the launch of the XYBoard, the successor to the venerable Xoom tablet of ...

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Elektrobit Android Device Platform Wins Technology of the Year Award

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                  This year’s Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR’11 – WinnComm) elected Elektrobit’s Specialized Device Platform as technology of the year during the Wireless Innovation ...

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Each Kindle Fire generating more than $100 in additional revenue for Amazon

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We’ve learned that even though the Kindle Fire sells for only $199.99 it actually costs slightly more than that to manufacture and sell them.  What normally sounds a little bit silly – selling devices for a loss – is actually turning out to be rather profitable for Amazon. ...

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LG Intros Optimus Pad LTE

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LG today introduced their first Android-powered tablet capable of support LTE networks in the form of the –wait for it– Optimus Pad LTE.  Running Android 3.2 Honeycomb and featuring a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, the Optimus Pad LTE also boasts an 8.9-inch 1280 x 720 True HD IPS ...

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Airnbnb debuts Android application

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Search and discover for 100,000+ places to stay in more than 192 countries with Airbnb's official client.

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Sony Ercisson teases MWC announcements

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If you thought that Sony (Ericsson) was done announcing new smartphones after last week’s CES, you’re sadly mistaken.  It appears that the company still has a few things left up their sleeves for next month’s Mobile World Congress.  A “save the date” email has gone ...

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