Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Swiftkey Flow beta kicks off for Android

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PSST! Hey you.  Yeah, you. Wanna try out a new version of one of the best keyboard apps for Android? You’re gonna love it; Swiftkey Flow is the new beta that you need in your life. After having been teased for a while, the app has finally arrived in both smartphone and tablet form.

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What’s new in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean?

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It’s official, there’s a new Nexus smartphone coming in about two weeks.  Oh, and there’s also a new Nexus tablet coming on the same day.  Both are set to hit Google Play store on November 13 and will come loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.  What’s new about this ...

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Sprint first U.S. provider to offer Jelly Bean to Galaxy S III

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier in the United States to offer an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy S III.  A press release (below) tells us that the update began this morning and can be downloaded over the air.  Like other Android 4.1 updates, this one brings awesome ...

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Samsung: Jelly Bean rollout to begin for U.S. Galaxy S III

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Samsung has just announced that they will begin rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the U.S. versions of the Galaxy S III.  Stopping short of any particular time frame, the hardware maker promises only “the coming months.”  According to Samsung, each carrier partner is ...

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Cricket Wireless adds ZTE Engage to Android roster

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Cricket Wireless today announced that they will soon be offering their second Android 4.0 smartphone in the form of the ZTE Engage. Set to arrive on October 2, the handset features a 4.0-inch display, 1.4GHz processor, 8-megapixel camera, and mircoSD expansion. Priced at $249.99 without a ...

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Kyocera Rise announced for Sprint, Virgin Mobile

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The Android 4.0 smartphone is priced to move for both carriers.

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Verizon announces $79 LG Lucid for March 29

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The carrier adds another affordable 4G LTE smartphone to their lineup with the mid-range LG Lucid.

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Review: Motorola’s Droid Razr Maxx, the model of insane battery life

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If you’re like me, you use your device heavily, which tends to drain the battery. Extended batteries are always an option, but they typically add noticeable thickness to a device. Motorola is seeking to solve this issue with the Droid Razr Maxx, a newer variant of the Droid Razr, known ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Samsung Galaxy S II goes on sale

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U.S. Cellular just dropped us a line to advise that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available online for $229.99 after $100 mail-in rebate.  Hitting stores tomorrow, March 1st, it’s pretty much the same device we’ve come to see at bigger carriers.  Standout features ...

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U.S. Cellular gets the Samsung Galaxy S II

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U.S. Cellular has become the latest carrier to announce the Samsung Galaxy S II as part of their Android lineup. Stopping shy of giving us a specific launch date, we do know all the details that go into the U.S. Cellular iteration of the popular flagship phone.  Specs include a 4.5-inch Super ...

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Samsung to air first-ever Super Bowl ad for Galaxy Note

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The company's first Super Bowl ad in 71 years of history will air in the fourth quarter.

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Nuance Announces Dragon Go! For Android, Throws Its Hat In As A Siri Competitor

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Ever since Siri’s iconic entrance into Apple’s deck of playing cards, there have been a plethora of software entrants vying to usurp Siri’s place of double power: public recognition and actual functionality. There are several alternatives in the Android Market that come ...

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U.S. Cellular set to offer Huawei Ascend II next week

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U.S. Cellular today announced that their next Android smartphone, the Huawei Ascend II, will be available online next week.  Also expected to hit their retail stores in early January, details include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch touch display, a 5-megapixel camera, 2GB SD card, and ...

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Samsung Illusion [Review]

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Last month, Verizon unveiled the Samsung Illusion as an option for the money conscious smartphone consumer. This phone may be lacking in specs, but for a $79.99 price tag, Samsung didn’t leave much room for complaining. One thing I failed to mention in my video review below is how annoyed ...

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