ITC sides with Apple over HTC, victory means little

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Starting April 19, 2012 HTC will no longer be allowed to import phones that, as a result of yesterday’s court ruling, infringe on Apple’s patents for “data tapping” (when your phone turns text addresses, emails, and phone numbers into links). But thankfully, the patent ...

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Ring in the new year with official Times Square Ball Drop application

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Toshiba and Livestream have announced an updated release of the official application for watching the ball drop on New Year’s Eve.  Available for free in the Android Market, Times Square Official Ball App, gives users the best seat in the house, regardless of location.  We’re ...

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Street Fighter IV HD comes to LG Nitro HD, Optimus LTE as global tournament kicks off

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It has been a few months since we  reported on LG and Capcom’s plan to bring the popular Street Fighter IV HD to Android devices but things seem to be in motion. Actually, the wait goes back even further as longtime AndroidGuys readers may recall Capcom promising to bring some iconic 3D ...

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Amazon selling 1 million+ Kindle Fires a week as demand increases

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Not only are the Kindle Fire sales doing well, but the demand is getting higher.

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Sprint wants first dibs on that Christmas money, “After Christmas Sale” revealed

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The hustle and bustle of the holidays can certainly do a number on your wallet. That’s why Sprint has decided to give you some time off, in hopes Santa brings you some cash. Starting the day after Christmas and running until January 7th of 2012, Sprint will be offering the following ...

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Lookout: $1 million stolen from Android users in 2011

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Lookout Mobile Security has gazed into their crystal ball and has come up with some predictions for 2012 as it pertains to mobile users.  What is going to happen to Android users in the new year?  What are the things that we’ll need to keep our eyes on and protect ourselves against?  Are ...

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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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