Google unveils its vision for smartwatches, launches Android Wear developer preview

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Many have hoped to shape the smartwatch revolution, taking their vision to Kickstarter and the like, but today Google finally joined the game announcing Android Wear, a version of the operating system for wearable devices. Google launched two videos that introduce Android Wear, which extends ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Nexus 8, Galaxy S5, Android 4.5, Xperia Tablet Z2, and more

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HTC Desire 8 Some last minute specifications for the upcoming Desire 8 fill in some of the blanks from before. Assuming they’re accurate, we should see a 5.5-inch 720p HD display, 8GB storage, 1.5GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and microSD expansion. ...

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Sprint has another two Spark-ready smartphones coming this year

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Sprint has at least two more smartphones coming this year which will offer support for the carrier’s brand new LTE service, Spark. These two are in addition to the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Mega, and Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini announced yesterday. What’s more, they’re not the HTC One ...

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The change in Android landscape

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Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?

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Verizon now offering Moto X

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Verizon has joined AT&T in offering the spanking new Motorola smartphone, the Moto X. Priced at $199, the handset comes in either Woven White or White Black and requires a two-year service agreement. Not interested in signing a contract? Prepare to fork out $599 for the Moto X. We’re ...

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LG G2 hands on: Is there still room for LG?

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Today in NYC I took a look at the brand new G2, the latest flagship offering from LG. After sitting through a very odd announcement, we had a chance to test the device. If you’re not caught up to speed, the G2 features just about every nerd’s perfect list of specs – a fast ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (April 26, 2013)

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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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Leaked images provide first glimpse of Facebook Home experience

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The first alleged images of the Facebook Home experience have leaked online, giving us an early look at what lies ahead for the HTC First.  As you can tell from the three photos things do not look to be too heavy on custom feel and, at first blush, look clean. We’ll have to see how... Read More

Facebook Home experience to be compatible with other Android models

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New details for the Facebook Home experience suggest that the app/launcher could be offered across other Android smartphones. The team at Android Police have been able to rip into the APK/ROM for the HTC Myst. As expected, the Facebook Home experience looks to be a more fleshed out home screen ...

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Facebook phone to be marketed as “more than just an app”

Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s insistence to the contrary, the Facebook phone looks to be a done deal. According to details obtained by 9to5google, an HTC handset is being designed with a custom version of Android. Reportedly, development is so far along that the ad campaigns are already set ...

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Facebook invites us to see their “new home on Android” next week

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Could we see the next-gen Facebook phone or is this just a refreshed Android app?

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Is Google worried about Samsung?

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Is Google afraid that Samsung could throw its weight around? Would Samsung be wrong?

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10 most common Android questions…and the answers

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Just bought a new Android phone? Congratulations, you’re going to love it! The Android club is pretty great stuff and we think you’ll appreciate its flexibility. There’s all kinds of wonderful things you can do to make the phone your own and customize it to your liking. With ...

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LG, Samsung to offer 1080p HD handsets in early 2013

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LG and Samsung are expected to deliver smartphones with 1080p HD displays, according to Korea’s MK News (translate).  As if it would be any other way, the two companies are going to announce devices with screens like HTC’s newly announced J Butterfly.

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Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Review

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Samsung has been on a huge roll as of late, and they’re looking to continue that with the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. The Victory is available at a Sprint store near you for the low price of $99.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate) for new and upgrading customers. While it does boast some decent ...

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