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Import ban on some select Motorola Android devices

It’s been a few months since the ITC decided on banning select Motorola Android devices. While the ITC mentioned the likes of the Google-powered Atrix, Xoom, Droid 2, etc., the exclusion covers all Motorola

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Galaxy S III update removes universal search as a “precautionary measure”

Samsung Galaxy S III owners on AT&T and Sprint had a few small updates that disabled the device’s ability to use the Google search bar to look for items on the

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Amazon smartphone rumored for release in 2012

Amazon is readying an Android smartphone for release in 2012, according to Bloomberg.

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HTC beats Apple in patent dispute for swipe to unlock in London court

A High court in the U.K. has made it official: HTC’s “swipe to unlock” feature does not, in fact, impede on any Apple patents. To add to the mix, the

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All injunctions in Apple vs Motorola patent war thrown out

Judge Posner, the judge presiding over the cases of Apple vs Motorola and their patent war, has gotten fed up. The entire case, consisting of 4 alleged patent infringements against

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Google patent hints at new location-aware features in Android

A newly uncovered patent application from 2011 suggests that Google may have some new location-aware features for future versions of Android.  Initially submitted in September, the patent looks to have

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New patent reveals Google design for slide-out, QWERTY style phone

Google’s designs for their prized Nexus line (Nexus One, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus) have all followed the standard candybar-style. However, the latest from the rumor mill (or patent mill, as

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Google considering selling Motorola handset division to Huawei, rumors indicate

It has been better part of a year since Google announced its intent to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.  While we’re still waiting for various governmental departments to officially

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Coby’s budget-friendly ICS tablets now shipping

We’ve never known Coby to be a major player in the Android world, but that’s not stopping them from releasing five ICS-powered tablets. They’re all packing the same basic specs,

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Trademark filings tell us Samsung has plenty of Galaxy on horizon

Could these be clues as to the next models of Galaxy handsets or tablets for your carrier?

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LG flaunts Optimus LTE sales, hopeful for similar results with Verizon Spectrum

When someones accomplishes something worthwhile, a little bragging or trash-talking can be expected. LG seems to have taken that same mindset with their latest press release, which praises both the

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Oracle: Google earning $10 million a day from Android

In the ongoing sage that is lawsuits and patent infringements, Oracle has asked the courts to stay or dismiss a Java-related case against Google for upwards of 9 months. In

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Corning officially announces Gorilla Glass 2, keeps phones protected while becoming 20% thinner

We saw it coming earlier this month, and now it’s official. Corning made their official announcement for Gorilla Glass 2. The new iteration uses a new and different material that

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OnLive calls their latest app update “console class” on the Xperia PLAY, enables slide-out game controls

The company OnLive today announced that their latest update to the OnLive Android app would take their gaming experience on the Xperia Play to the next level. How? By enabling

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ITC sides with Apple over HTC, victory means little

Starting April 19, 2012 HTC will no longer be allowed to import phones that, as a result of yesterday’s court ruling, infringe on Apple’s patents for “data tapping” (when your