Nexus 7 refresh reported to feature HD display, thinner bezel

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The Nexus 7 will be refreshed with a “full HD” 1080p display and thinner bezel, reports Digitimes. Expected to carry the same attractive $200-$250 price point as the current model, the tablet is said to be manufactured by Asus. Citing sources with access to “engineering ...

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A brief history of Android smartphone display resolutions

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Ever wonder what the difference is between HVGA, VGA, qHD, and FHD? We'll help you make sense of the alphabet soup.

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LG VS870 could be Verizon’s LG Escape

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In a recent clearing at the FCC, the LG VS870 may be making its way to Verizon in the near future. The VS870 is virtually the same device as the LG Escape, a 4.3″ budget phone on AT&T. If all pans out, the VS870 looks to be a Verizon variant with the same 4.3″ screen, now ...

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Lookout intros two new features to help fight lost and stolen phones

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Lookout Mobile Security today announced a pair of new features for the Android application. Designed to help combat lost and stolen phones, one comes in the free version while the other is in the Android Premium client. New Lock Cam feature notifies you if anyone tries to access your device, ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 reportedly operating under code name of Altius

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The puzzle pieces for the Samsung Galaxy S4 continue to come together slowly but surely. Today sees us learning that the alleged code name for the project is ‘Altius‘.  We like the play on words, especially as they pertain to a galaxy. As some know, Citius, Altius, Fortius, is latin ...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

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If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the current model. Later this month, however, that will change, and Samsung is launching an NFC-capable version in the UK this month. ...

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Nemo’s Reef app review

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Pick up where Finding Nemo left off and build the perfect reef for friends and new acquaintances.

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LG Optimus G Pro outed with 5-inch 1080p display

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We may have to wait until fall to see an Optimus G2 announcement but that doesn’t mean LG is sitting around twiddling their thumbs.  Word of an Optimus G Pro has made its way online, hinting that a big, beautiful smartphone experience could be right around the corner. Details picked up by ...

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Samsung confirms Jelly Bean updates for Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab 2 series

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Samsung today confirmed that the Android 4.1 update is being deployed for the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2. Both will benefit from the core improvements of Android 4.1 such as a more intuitive user interface, faster performance and response times across applications, and an overall ...

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LG Optimus G crosses 1 million sold threshold

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The LG Optimus G flagship handset has crossed the 1 million sold mark, according to the smartphone maker. Available in a number of markets around the globe since September, the phone is set to arrive in Europe and China later this month where it should pick up momentum. As a refresher, the ...

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Samsung tied to rumors of 5.8-inch Galaxy Fonblet

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Samsung will introduce a new 5.8-inch Android device for the European market, reports SamMobile. Known by a name of Galaxy Fonblet (yuck), it is allegedly built with a design similar to that of the Galaxy Player 5.8 media player. Details for the large GT-I9152 smartphone include dual-SIM ...

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Redbox Instant app review (w/ video)

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We go hands-on with the new streaming service application from Redbox.

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What is Google cooking up for Google I/O 13?

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The Google I/O developers conference is perhaps the largest Android event in the world, and , if I may say so, also the best. It’s becoming a fact that ever year Google introduces plenty of new stuff at I/O, such as new versions of the Android platform as well as devices. So, looking ...

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Sprint begins 4G LTE build in 28 new markets

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Sprint has 28 new markets set to see 4G LTE speeds and services in the coming months, according to a press release from the carrier. Development has begun in the more than two dozen areas and should be wrapped in the near term. Note that if you live in one of the following markets that... Read More

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 WiFi gettiing Android 4.1.2 in US

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Samsung announced back in August that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 will receive the Jelly Bean treatment ‘very soon’, and today is the day when the US version of Note 10.1 is getting lucky. Samsung’s latest devices are already running Jelly Bean, and now they are working on to ...

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