Droid Incredible X rumored to be design basis for Nexus 5

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With the anniversary of the Galaxy Nexus  fast approaching, anxious eyes are starting to look for clues and details for it successor.  And since we’re talking about maybe five Nexus partners, it stands to reason that something would trickle out soon.  Such is the case with the recent ...

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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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Qualcomm: Newest competitor chipsets can’t hang with our two-year-old stuff

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Qualcomm is pretty proud of their Snapdragon processor family and wants to remind mobile community at large.  Sure, they’ve got cutting-edge quad-core Snapdragon S4 stuff in devices like the Optimus G, but that’s not all they’re about, ya know?  In fact, Qualcomm’s older ...

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ZTE announces slim Grand Era U985 for China

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ZTE have announced a few things for their customers and we have some news to pass along for all of you fans out there. Let’s cover their super slim Grand Era U985! The Grand Era U985 is a historical breakthrough in domestic China handsets: It contains a PC-class Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core ...

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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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News360 debuts new design and personalization options for tablets

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News360 today announced that they’ve released a refreshed version of its Android tablet application.  Available in the Google Play store immediately, the 3.0 client brings new customization and personalization features as well as a totally refreshed design.  As one of our favorite news ...

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Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review

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When Android first broke onto the main scene with the G1, QWERTY keyboards were all the rage. Device after device was released with a physical keyboard for several years, some good and some bad (cough Moto Backflip cough). We’ve seen a trend over the last year or two, in which QWERTY ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 7)

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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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This Day in Android: Verizon announces $300 Droid Bionic (2011)

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What a difference a year makes, eh?  Can you believe that it was twelve months ago today that Verizon and Motorola announced that the Droid Bionic would be joining the carrier’s lineup one day later.  Priced at $299 it was hardly the phone we saw some nine months earlier at CES.  Details ...

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Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD family

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[singlepic id=109 w=320 h=240 float=center]Amazon today confirmed that they Kindle Fire HD is a reality and it’s coming soon as the successor to last year’s Kindle Fire. The 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD retails for $199 and ships on September 14 while a larger 8.9-inch model will run ...

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Motorola: ‘The new Motorola starts today’

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Motorola wants you to know that despite all the great stuff from the past few years (decades, really), they are just getting going.  Perhaps a result of the Google pairing, or possibly as a result of knowing how many patents they are sitting on, Motorola today promised that today is the start ...

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Amazon partners with Epix

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Amazon has not had much luck when it comes to competition in the movie-streaming business, but this might be changing in the near future because media-provider Epix is now becoming a partner with Amazon Prime. For $79 per year, users get the ability to stream content without additional monthly ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 05)

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[dropcap1 variation="red"]T[/dropcap1]he guys over at AndroidZoom have released an official Android app called AndroidZoom: Apps Discoverer.  Previously available as a beta client, the app is designed to help users discover new titles, read reviews, and more. [dropcap1 ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps to save you money

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Time for another weekly dose of apps that you need to be checking out.  This time we opted to go for something less timely and unrelated to any social events and instead choose a category that’s always relevant. Who here doesn’t like to save a few bucks every once in a while?  You!? ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Aug 31)

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[dropcap1 variation="hotpink"]A[/dropcap1] new Kickstarter project called BERO is a 4” Google Android-inspired robot that runs on an open source app via Bluetooth.  Users can move the arms, head, make the robot dance to music and react to smartphone notifications.  Look for these to ship ...

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