Millenial Media releases 2011 year in review report, Android takes home the gold

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2011 was certainly a big year for Android, so it’s not really a surprise to us that Millenial Media’s Mobile Mix year in review report shows Android on the top in nearly every aspect of the mobile world. The most notable facts include: In 2010, iOS held the market share with 41%, ...

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New T-Mobile strategy structured to bring LTE in 2013

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What’s 4 billion dollars get you these days? At T-Mobile, that sum of dinero will buy you a new network. A little over a month ago, T-Mobile said they weren’t too concerned with deploying LTE as they claim it provides little benefit over the existing HSPA+ 4G they use now. Perhaps a ...

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Samsung R920 turns out to be the Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS

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A month ago, we showed you the first leaked shots of an upcoming 4G device, the Samsung R920, for MetroPCS. The device, as we have just learned, was actually the Samsung Conquer 4G, which is available in the U.S. on Sprint. Now MetroPCS is planning to launch it as the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray ...

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ZTE to Launch two Ice Cream Sandwich powered phones at MWC

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It seems that Chinese companies are planning to rock at MWC 2012. First Huawei announced that they are gearing up to launch new tablet and smartphone at MWC, and now ZTE has announced that they will launch two new Android devices at the Mobile World Congress. The good news is that both will be ...

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U.S. Cellular offers sweet deals for new customers

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When people are searching for a new smart phone they usually head to one of the four major carriers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile). Oftentimes the smaller regional carriers are forgotten, even though in some scenarios they may be the better choice. Many factors should go into deciding ...

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Gartner: Android accounts for more than half of smartphones in Q4

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According to research firm Gartner, Android captured 50.9 percent of all smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Pulling just over half of all sales in the final three months of the year, it’s enough to double Apple’s iOS 23.8 percent share.  Symbian, for its part slid from ...

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Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 Shows up at FCC

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We have seen Samsung’s high end phones like the Galaxy S II, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note, but for some people they cost an arm or a leg. For such people, Samsung has a special phone known as the Galaxy Mini, which was launched last year. A few days ago, we showed you its successor,... ...

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GameLoft releases Real Soccer 2012 for Android

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If you’re a big soccer fan, then we’ve got some good news for you! GameLoft has just announced Real Soccer 2012, and it’s available for free from the Android Market right now! I could explain the game to you, but the video below does such a better job at that. Although the ...

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Vonage intros app with free calling, texting to other users

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Skype gets some competition with Vonage's free mobile-to-mobile and mobile-to-Vonage client.

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Rdio users rejoice as update brings lots of needed features

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For the past couple of years, Rdio has been one of the major players in the cloud-based music scene. Along with their lovely website player, they have apps on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone 7. Over time though, it seemed like the website and the iOS app were getting the majority of the ...

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NPD Group: Nearly 3 in 5 first-time smartphone buyers choose Android

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According to new data out of the NPD Group, nearly 3 out of every 5 new smartphone buyers are picking up Android devices. The information collected over the fourth quarter of 2011 tells us that people prefer Android 57% of the time, followed by iOS with a 34% share. Now before you say, ...

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Xiaomi makes MIUI ROM and Applications Open Source

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Xiaomi is a Chinese tech company most notably known for its MIUI version of Android. MIUI is based on Android v2.3.7 and CyanogenMod v7 sources. With its iOS look and feel, MIUI gives Android users yet another form of customization. 

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Norton opens public beta for password manager

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If you’re like me, you have too many accounts across too many different services to count. You might have one password for all those, or you might vary it up every now and then, depending on the service. According to Norton, 38% of people they surveyed still write down passwords. ...

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B&N readying yet another Nook for spring

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A New York Times article from late last week tells us that Barnes & Noble is putting the final touches on yet another Nook product.  Expected to for Spring 2012, it’s the bookseller’s latest in a string of attacks against Amazon and the Kindle Fire.  Nothing else is know about ...

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Gameloft announces pair of Sprint ID Packs

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Gameloft just dropped us a note to advise that they’ve got a pair of new ID Packs for Sprint consumers.  Featuring  a number of popular games, wallpapers, widgets, and other content, both are free to Sprint subscribers and can be downloaded immediately.  Depending on what type of gamer ...

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