Leaked benchmarks for the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 released

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It looks like all the rumors are coming together, as benchmarks have been released for an upcoming 8-inch Samsung tablet thanks to the Dutch website TechTastic. Sources at the site say they have discovered the 8-inch tablet in the GLBenchmark database, carrying model number SM-T311 (which we ...

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Android now powers almost 60% of mobile devices – about 3 times the amount of iOS devices

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During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices ...

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AT&T trials new pre-paid service as Aio Wireless

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Seems like every day there is a new no contract plan coming to the surface, and today is no different. Aio Wireless (a new no-contract service provider and subsidiary of AT&T) is currently launching in three cities — Houston, Orlando and Tampa. Plans range from $35 to $70 a month, and ...

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BRIEF: Flipboard Magazine gets in-app sharing

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the newest edition of Flipboard that lets everyone curate magazines is available for Android phones and tablets. Now, everyone on a Samsung Galaxy phone, Nexus tablet or other Android device can keep up on all of their news and ...

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Rumored launch dates for Galaxy devices: Metallic Orange Galaxy S4 Active set for mid-July

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A new report from SamMobile reveals possible launch dates for various Samsung Galaxy devices, including the Rugged Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy Mega, Galaxy S4 Zoom, and the Galaxy S4 Mini. Please keep in mind, the actual release dates are not specified, only weeks are given, and it looks like ...

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Galaxy Note 8.0 rumored to receive a new color for the summer

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Thanks to our pals at SamMobile and an insider at Samsung Benelux, we have learned that Samsung may be working on releasing the Galaxy Note 8.0 in color. The new hue is expected to be a “Brown Black,” and as of now it looks like it may be available around the 25th week of the year (also... Read More

In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 3, 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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HTC “One Phone One Weekend” special will give you as much as $375 for your old device

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Have you been thinking about getting the new HTC One but are slow to jump on the bandwagon? Now may be the time, as HTC has announced they are running a trade-in promotion this weekend that offers consumers anywhere between $100 to $375 for their old smartphone when they purchase a One. The ...

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HTC extends trade-up credits for HTC One yet again

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Consumers now have until June 19 to take advantage of the special promotion.

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Best Buy pushes back Sprint Galaxy S4 preorders 2 to 3 weeks

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If you preordered your Samsung Galaxy S4 for Sprint through Best Buy, chances are you’re about to be one sad panda. According to emails being received by preorderers, there has been a delay of 2 to 3 weeks. The email states: We’re sorry, but the fulfillment of your recent pre-order ...

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[UPDATED with winner!!] Review and giveaway: Droidax EzyCharge GS3 wireless charging system

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Update: The AndroidGuys team would like to thank everyone that participated via Facebook. The giveaway ended at midnight, and a winner was selected at random (using random.org to generate a number). So without further ado, the winner of the Droidax EzyCharge wireless charging kit is….. ...

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16GB Galaxy S4 comes with 45% of storage used out of the box

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If you’re looking at picking up a Samsung Galaxy S4, then you might want to take your storage needs into consideration first. On the 16GB model, which is the most popular one at this point, users are seeing that their storage space is almost half full at unboxing. if you head into the ...

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T-mobile Galaxy S4 now available online

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With Sprint and AT&T now offering the S4, we can add one more major-four carrier to the list of those offering it as well – T-Mobile USA. The device is available online as we speak, even though physical stores won’t be carrying it for another week (starting on the 8th of May). ...

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Galaxy Note 3 may come with 3GB of RAM

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According to the latest spec rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may come with a full 3GB of RAM on board. As most devices are popping out currently on the high end with 2GB of RAM, chances are this could cause a major shift in high-end devices, if it proves to be true. The Note... Read More

Galaxy S4 gets stripped down, looks easy to fix – mostly

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The folks over at iFixIt have gotten their new Galaxy S4, and what have they done with it? Taken it apart, of course… like they always do. From what they gathered, everything is easy enough to replace, sans the front glass and panel. Here’s a rundown: Samsung Galaxy S4 Reparability ...

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