AT&T announces plans to offer Sony Xperia TL

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AT&T today announced that they will soon be offering the Sony Xperia TL later this year, timed with the release of the latest James Bond, Skyfall.  As a U.S. variant of the recently introduced Xperia T, this is a pretty impressive device, featuring Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, a ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

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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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Unlocked Xperia acro S now available in United States

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Sony is now offering an unlocked version of its Android-powered Xperia acro S smartphone. Priced at $599.99, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 4.3-inch scratch resistant HD Reality Display, and 12.1-megapixel camera.  With 1GB RAM, 16GB ...

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Leaked Verizon fall roadmap tips various Android releases

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Seems like every year around this time we find ourselves looking at a leaked Verizon roadmap with multiple smartphone release dates.  Such is the case today as we learn what Big Red has in store for the remainder of 2012.  According to a source close to PhoneArena, we should see roughly a half ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II to cost $299

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U.S. Cellular is the first carrier to announce its price for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note II.  Expected to arrive in “late October”, the 5.5-inch smartphone will run$299.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate.  In a bit of goodwill, U.S. Cellular will change that to an instant rebate ...

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Motorola intros Intel-powered Razr I for Europe, other markets

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Motorola today announced its latest Android creation, the Intel-powered Razr I, will soon touch down in international markets.  Specifications are pretty much what we’ve come to expect of late, including a 2.0GHz  Intel Atom processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display, and Android 4.0 Ice ...

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Sprint announces $99 Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE for September 16

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Sprint today announced its next Android handset, the “powerful yet affordable” Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE.  Priced at $99 (after $50 mail-in rebate) with a two-year service agreement, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4-inch ...

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Motorola Droid Razr M on sale now

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Just a quick head up that Verizon’s latest Android smartphone, the Motorola Droid Razr M, is now on sale.  For $99 (after mail-in rebate) and a two-year service agreement, you can get an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset that features a 4.3-inch “edge-to-edge” qHD display, a 1.5GHz ...

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Android handsets are still pacesetters in mobile industry

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Looking to buy  a brand new smartphone and want to make sure you’ve got the latest and greatest technology?  You don’t want the new iPhone 5.  It’s a great product, sure, and will sell like hotcakes, but it’s not the definition of cutting edge.  Not since around Android ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Droid Razr Maxx HD

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple? Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Comparing the iPhone 5 to the Galaxy S III

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Apple’s big, annual smartphone release, the iPhone 5, is out and ready for your consideration.  But, with so many other options available from Android manufacturers, should you look to Apple?  Is the 4-inch display and 4G LTE version of what amounts to last year’s phone worth your ...

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Might LG announce U.S. details for Optimus G on September 18?

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If you’re one of those people who look to press images for clues as to potential launch dates, then you might expect LG to announce details for the Optimus G.  CNET believes that this could be the case, given the fact that LG has an event scheduled for September 18.  As to whether or ...

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Samsung Galaxy S III review (Sponsored Post)

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What we liked: The Samsung Galaxy S III is heavy on hardware, but even heavier on experience. The leading-edge specs easily put it at the top of the Android mountain, however its the personal touches that will see this phone selling like hotcakes. Room for improvement: A little slipperier than ...

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Google Wallet: Prepaid cards discontinued

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Google Wallet users are now getting a warning to spend their Google Prepaid Card balance before October 17th at which point Google will be removing all prepaid cards from the Google Wallet App. After this date passes the only way to get your money back is to put in a refund at the Google ...

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AT&T announces $50 LG Escape for September 16

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Well, that didn’t take long, did it? Less than a week after it was first leaked,  AT&T has officially announced that the LG Escape will join its Android roster on September 16.  Priced at a very affordable $50 with two-year service agreement, the Escape runs Android 4.0 and features a ...

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