Intel announces 64-bit CPU’s for Android devices

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Mobile World Congress has something else up its sleeve for the Android world; not only have we seen Android powered Nokia devices, new Sony products, and more, but Intel have also just officially announced their new 64-bit processors. Intel have shown off two different chips named Merrifield ...

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Samsung announces Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo ahead of MWC

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Samsung on Saturday announced its next-gen smartwatch, the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Dropping the “Galaxy” moniker this time around, the pair of watches run Samsung’s own Tizen OS and not Android. Expected to arrive in April, the two devices share similar specifications. The key ...

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Amazon Coins now available directly from Android devices

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Amazon on Wednesday announced that customers living in the US, UK and Germany can now use (buy, spend, earn) Amazon Coins directly from their Android phones and tablets. Previously exclusive to the Kindle Fire tablets, Amazon Coins can let users buy apps, purchase add-ons, unlock features, and ...

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(UPDATE) LG announces the G2 mini ahead of MWC launch date

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A few days ago, LG posted a photo on Facebook hinting at a Mobile World Congress launch date for the LG G2 mini. The company came out today, ahead of the launch date, and officially announced the new miniature phone. A decent amount of the specs were already leaked, so there isn’t a whole ...

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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

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The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology – the cycle goes on and on. Android has been at the forefront of the drastic hyper activity that ...

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HTC announces HTC Advantage: screen replacements, timely updates, and more!

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A few days ago, HTC held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, possibly gearing people up for the launch of a new product. During the session, they spilled the beans on their new goal to update flagships for the next two years. Soon after the AMA, they teased a repair service of some sort... Read More

Samsung confirms Android 4.4 KitKat for multiple devices

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Samsung on Tuesday outlined the Android 4.4 KitKat update details for a number of smartphones and tablets. In addition to the standard OS details, Samsung will include other software touches: Location Menu: An integrated location menu enables users to easily activate GPS, Wi-Fi and mobile ...

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HTC: New Flagship devices to get major updates for 2 years

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Hoping to open up a session to hear what their customers had to think, HTC hosted an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, taking questions on pretty much anything. Something we highlighted as predictably being a major topic for discussion was the updates situation on the devices, and as expected it was ...

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T-Mobile lets customers JUMP! to new devices as often as they want

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Forget waiting to upgrade your phone (or tablet), T-Mobile says do it today T-Mobile, in yet another mind-boggling awesome deal, has decided customers don’t need to wait to upgrade their devices. Forget that waiting period and twice a year stuff; if you want a new smartphone or tablet, ...

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Herocraft slashes prices for Valentine’s Day weekend

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Herocraft, one of the developers we love here at AndroidGuys, has slashed the prices of a few of their Android games. Starting today and running through the weekend you can get Save the Furries! and The Tiny Bang Story for only a buck each. The former is half its normal price and the latter ...

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Higher data, lower prices: Verizon now offering MORE Everything

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Verizon Wireless today rolled out new rate plans as somewhat of a response to what other carriers have been doing as of late. Effective immediately, the “MORE Everything Plan” is a combination of lower pricing and higher data allotments. Existing Share Everything customers will be ...

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Samsung and LG intro first triple-SIM devices

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Multiple SIM smartphones may not be that popular in the U.S., but have been in markets around the globe, usually supporting dual-SIM cards. One upcoming phone, codenamed the Nokia Normandy, is even said to support two SIM cards so you can have multiple numbers on multiple networks, if you ...

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Aio Wireless delivers new devices, new rate plans

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Aio on Friday announced a handful of new devices and better plan prices — just in-time for Valentine’s Day. As the perfect Valentines gift to you, Aio has introduced the Motorola Moto G ($149), Nokia Lumia 520 ($99.99), and ZTE Sonata 4G ($79.99). The Moto G and Lumia 520 will be ...

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California introduces anti-theft “kill switch” bill

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It is not uncommon to store basically every bit of personal information on your smartphone. And with cellphones being more popular than they ever have been, if somebody steals your phone, you could lose everything. That’s where a new bill proposed in California hopes to come in. The idea ...

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Jelly Bean powers three in five Android devices

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It’s a new month which means new Android platform figures. We like to check in once every few weeks to see how the Android landscape looks and get a sense for which versions of the platform are growing and which are waning. According to the latest numbers, Jelly Bean (Android 4.1+) now ...

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