In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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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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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A short and sweet collection of other things going on in the Android space.

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SwiftKey – faster, easier, more accurate typing for phones and tablets

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What is SwiftKey? SwiftKey for Android replaces your device’s on-screen keyboard to help you type in an easier, faster and less frustrating way.   SwiftKey is an app I personally use to replace the default keyboard on my HTC One X. It has definitely helped to eliminate those frustrating ...

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U.S. Cellular expects Moto X in August

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U.S. Cellular has started taking pre-orders for the Moto X smartphone with expectations of shipping later this month (August). Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the handset is available in Woven Black or Woven White. To sweeten the deal a bit. U.S. Cellular is tossing in a ...

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Sprint: Moto X coming “later this summer”

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Sprint is one of the first wireless carriers to announce availability of the brand new Motorola Moto X. Okay, so it’s rather vague, but Sprint says it’s coming “later this summer”. If you’re interested in learning more about the Sprint version, or want to ...

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Facebook brings Cover Feed to standard app experience

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Facebook confirmed today that the Cover Feed feature used in Facebook Home app can be used in the standard app experience. Limited to devices which can support Facebook Home, it brings the lock screen live feed to your Android phone without pulling in all of the other features. As of today, the ...

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Samsung debuts dual-mode LTE Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini

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Samsung has introduced new dual-mode LTE versions of the Galaxy S4 and its smaller sibling, the Galaxy S4 Mini. Samsung claims that these two are the first commercially available devices to offer dual-mode (TDD-LTE and FDD-LTE) support however ZTE has already a Grand Era (2012) which features ...

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More fleshed-out details surface for upcoming Kindle Fire models

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The next-generation of Kindle Fire could make the Nexus 7 look like a child’s toy, according to details obtained by BGR. The tech blog has just posted a number of hardware specifications for the upcoming line of Android-powered tablets and, so far, they sound rather appealing. The 7-inch ...

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In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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Here's a handful of things that might of interest to some of you guy and gals.

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Comparing the new Nexus 7 to the previous generation

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So you’re one of those people who like to look at a spec sheet to compare devices, huh? And now that the new Nexus 7 has been announced, you’d like to see how it officially stacks up against the current generation. Huzzah! We’ve got a chart for you that breaks down the ...

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Vector Unit releases Riptide GP 2 with Tegra-exclusive enhancements

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Vector Unit, the team behind Riptide GP and Beach Buggy Blitz, is back with a brand new water-racing game for your Android consideration. Available in Google Play Store and TegraZone, Riptide GP 2 features rocket-powered jets with realistic physics and fun gameplay. Riptide GP™2 is the ...

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Notion Ink Adam II leaked with dock and packaging

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Do you remember the Notion Ink Adam? An Android tablet that took ages to hit the market and then we rarely heard about it again. Although from few months, Notion Ink is working on Adam II and they have been teasing about it since November 2012. However, now it is time to have a look... Read More

In Brief: Android-related things worth knowing today

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A quick look at things going on that might be of interest to you, the Android lover.

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Larry Page confirms 1.5 million Androids activated daily

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Google CEO Larry Page confirmed on Thursday that there are more than 1.5 million Android devices activated every day. It’s not the first time we’ve heard this figure; Eric Schmidt also made the claim earlier this year. With more than 900 million activated devices as of Google I/O ...

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Battle Dragons coming to Android soon; win a copy now! UPDATED

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Spacetime Studios has another surefire hit on their hands with this one... and you can get it in your hands before it's launched!

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