Kyobo e-Reader features Mirasol display, expects 3 week battery life

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How would you like to measure your Android’s battery life in terms of weeks instead of days or hours?  That may soon be a reality thanks to Mirasol Mems technology which promises up to three weeks of life and uses no backlight.  One of the first devices to offer this display technology, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 becomes American Airlines in-flight entertainment

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Select flights will have access to more than 70 movies as well as television shows, and audio programs with the Samsung tablet.

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Hooked Media teams with Best Buy, others to announce ‘Get Discovered’ app contest

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For many developers creating a game is considerably easier than marketing and distributing an application.  Most would rather focus on graphics, UI, and other in-game stuff instead of finding the best ways to get their title discovered.  To address the issue, Hooked Media has partnered with ...

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At 6.7mm thick, the Fujitsu Arrows ES IS12F makes your Droid RAZR seem chubby

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Japanese carrier KDDI recently announced an ultra-thin, waterproof Android-powered handset, the Fujitsu Arrows ES IS12. Due in January of 2012, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone boasts a 6.7mm thick body at its thinnest spot and bulks up to 8.5mm at the thickest.  In other words, ...

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Xperia PLAY scores EA SPORTS FIFA 12 as exclusive

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The Sony Ericsson gets yet another exclusive game today as EA Sports brings FIFA 12 to the Xperia PLAY.  Using gameplay optimized specifically for the “Playstation Phone”, players can have the ability to play quick matches, daily challenges, or even get involved in cup tournament. ...

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Dual-core 2GHz Samsung Exnyos 5250 expected in just a few short months

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Samsung has unveiled their latest System-on-chip (SoC) this week, trumpeting the arrival of the Exynos 5250, a dual-core 2GHz chipset.  Expected to be used in high-end tablets, the Samsung chips go into mass production in the second quarter of 2012.  At that rate we might expect to see these in ...

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LG gives Android customers 50GB of free storage through Box.net

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LG and Box today announced a partnership which will see the handset maker giving their Android consumers 50GB of free cloud-based storage.  Those who own an LG Android device are encouraged to sign up for an account using their smartphone between November 30, 2011 and March 31, 2012.  Doing so ...

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Updated Slacker Radio app includes compatibility for Ford SYNC Applink vehicles

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Slacker today released an updated version of their Android application which provides compatibility with Ford SYNC AppLink vehicles.  This means that if you happen to own a newer Ford Fusion, Fusion Hybrid, Fiesta, Mustang, F-150, or Expedition then you will be able to better control your music ...

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Google I/O expands to three days, moves to June 27-29

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Citing an "unexpected opportunity" Google announces a third day for the annual developer conference.

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Latest Mobile Mix report sees Android at 56 percent of network share

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The newest Mobile Mix report is out, giving us a decent look at the mobile landscape  through October 2011.  There’s not a ton new this time around however we figured some of it was worth sharing.  Android, as a platform, remains the top mobile platform on the network at 56 percent, even ...

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Samsung quietly readying quad-core Exynos 4412 for Galaxy S III?

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Samsung, ready to keep pace with players like Qualcomm and NVIDIA, has been quietly working on their own quad-core processor.  Rumored to make its debut in the first few months of 2012, the Exynos 4412 is expected to be an ARM Cortex A9 with 1.5GHz processors.  It’s entirely possible that ...

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Google folds Checkout into Wallet

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Google, hoping to lessen confusion among some of their brands and services, is folding Google Checkout into Google Wallet.  The move makes perfect sense to us as we expect to find ourselves using Wallet more with time.  An email started getting sent out last night to pretty much anyone who has ...

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Qualcomm wants you to know they too can have exclusive games; say hello to GameCommand

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Along with today’s announcement of Qualcomm’s new S4 Snapdragon processors comes Qualcomm’s answer to the whole NVIDIA Tegra optimized/exclusive game business. Qualcomm has announced GameCommand, an application designed to help users quickly find the latest Snapdragon featured ...

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HTC Launching Quad-Core Tablet at MWC? (Update – it’s called Quatro)

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HTC is the latest company tied to an Android 4.0 tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich.

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McAfee offers tips to prevent against bad applications

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McAfee has put together a short list of tips and practices for smartphone users to help combat against malware and other threats. In an GI Joe-like “knowing is half the battle” way of thinking, simply understanding that issues can arise is a big first step. While some of these sound ...

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