Samsung takes on Google Wallet, Apple Passbook with Samsung Wallet

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Samsung today announced a coupon and ticketing service not unlike Apple’s Passbook or Google Wallet. Called Samsung Wallet, the app and service comes with an API (beta) for developers which should spur adoption and integration. Already working with Samsung are Expedia, MLB, Hotels.com, ...

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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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Virgin Mobile dials up Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

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Virgin Mobile today announced its first 4G LTE smartphone is now available. Priced at $299.99, the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can be purchases online at virginmobileusa.com. Details include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing ...

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LG refreshes Android portfolio at Mobile World Congress

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LG has refreshed its Android portfolio at Mobile World Congress, shedding details on a number of devices.  From the top on down, things are new and improved for the handset maker and momentum should continue to build for LG. Quick details for each model include: The Optimus G Pro features a ...

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Google IO 2013 registration and pricing details

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Hey developers! Looking to make the annual trek to San Francisco for Google I/O 2013? You’ll want to circle March 13 on your calendar and set aside no less than $900 for registration.  Registration for the three day event will begin at 7AM PST (10 AM EST) where it will likely sell out in ...

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ZTE first to offer Tegra 4 powered smartphone

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NVIDIA and ZTE last night announced that the Chinese handset maker would be first to offer a smartphone employing the new quad-core processor. Due in the first half of the year, the superphone will feature the Tegra 4 processor and its “72 custom NVIDIA GeForce cores and quad-core ARM ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Comparing the HTC One to the HTC One X+

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After much hype and considerable fanfare, the HTC One is now an officially recognized smartphone. HTC today announced the Android handset for release in the coming weeks. With a name that so closely resembles other HTC devices of the last year or so, the question begging to be answered is, ...

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Nexus 4 Wireless Charger now available at Google Play Store

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The Nexus 4 has been around for a few months now, and it is easily the best Pure Google experience device to date. And, as some know, one of the cooler and more practical features is the wireless charging capability. This week Google helped make the experience even better by officially ...

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What we expect: HTC M7

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As one of the most rumored and anticipated devices of the year, the HTC M7 is expected to make its formal debut on February 19 at a joint press event in New York and London. The HTC M7 has been the source of many Android rumors over the last couple of months and looks to... Read More

Google Nexus 4 sells over 1 million since it was launched

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Over at XDA-Developers, the brains of the operation have found a way to keep track of the total number of Nexus 4 devices sold. At the beginning of last month, the Nexus 4 had sold about 400,000 units, but as of this month, that number has more than doubled to over 1 million total Google... Read More

Analysis shows Android makes up 70% of smartphones in Q4

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Canalys, a company that has made a living doing analytics, has released some new information concerning the penetration of Android into the smartphone market. According to their research, not only did Android make up 70% of the new smartphone device market that shipped in Q4, but 34% of all new ...

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Google rumored to drop NVIDIA in favor of Qualcomm for Nexus 7 refresh

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Google may turn to Qualcomm as the chipmaker of choice for the next-generation Nexus 7, reports  Pacific Crest analyst Michael McConnel. Citing supply chain issues and competitive pricing, Google could be leaving NVIDIA and the Tegra 4 out of the tablet. Supply chain conversations indicate two ...

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7-inch Wikipad due in spring

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After a short delay, the gaming tablet will soon be offered at $249.99.

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What we expect: Samsung Galaxy S4

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A running list of details for one of this year's most anticipated Android devices.

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