More proof emerges of 32GB Nexus 7 tablet

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The 32GB flavor of the Nexus 7 tablet looks to be more official today as multiple online retailers are found to list the device ahead of its announcement.  Assuming there is an actual announcement, that is.  Priced right around $260-$270, the 32GB tablet has the part number NEXUS7 ASUS-1B32 and ...

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X Tablet review

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What we liked:  The stock Android 4.0 experience is always nice as it keeps us from too much bloatware or extra software touches that sometimes get in the way of seasoned users.  The HDMI port, microSD expansion, dual cameras, and pair of mini USB ports should be enough to keep developers or ...

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comScore: Android inches to 52.6 percent market share in U.S.

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The latest comScore figures are out and seem to suggest that not a lot has changed over the last three months.  As expected, Android is still the top mobile platform at 52.6 percent, followed by Apple at 34.3 percent. RIM ranks third at 8.3 percent share, followed in fourth by Microsoft (3.6 ...

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Google to launch the next Nexus device in 30 days?

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Back in January 2010, Google officially launched the Google Nexus One, the first ever Android device with “Pure” Google experience. After that, we saw the Nexus S and then the mighty Galaxy Nexus debuted Android 4.0 a.k.a Ice Cream Sandwich. Galaxy Nexus is now almost one year old, ...

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B&N announce Nook HD, Nook HD+ for late October

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Barnes & Noble early this morning introduced a pair of new tablet/ereaders in the Nook HD and Nook HD+. Expected to ship in late October, the Nook HD is a a 7-inch model that starts at $199 while the Nook HD+ is a 9-inch variant that runs only $269. The 7-inch Nook HD touted as... Read More

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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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 $299 and ship in November. The ...

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