Samsung and LG intro first triple-SIM devices

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Multiple SIM smartphones may not be that popular in the U.S., but have been in markets around the globe, usually supporting dual-SIM cards. One upcoming phone, codenamed the Nokia Normandy, is even said to support two SIM cards so you can have multiple numbers on multiple networks, if you ...

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Aio Wireless delivers new devices, new rate plans

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Aio on Friday announced a handful of new devices and better plan prices — just in-time for Valentine’s Day. As the perfect Valentines gift to you, Aio has introduced the Motorola Moto G ($149), Nokia Lumia 520 ($99.99), and ZTE Sonata 4G ($79.99). The Moto G and Lumia 520 will be ...

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California introduces anti-theft “kill switch” bill

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It is not uncommon to store basically every bit of personal information on your smartphone. And with cellphones being more popular than they ever have been, if somebody steals your phone, you could lose everything. That’s where a new bill proposed in California hopes to come in. The idea ...

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Jelly Bean powers three in five Android devices

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It’s a new month which means new Android platform figures. We like to check in once every few weeks to see how the Android landscape looks and get a sense for which versions of the platform are growing and which are waning. According to the latest numbers, Jelly Bean (Android 4.1+) now ...

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of the Direct Connect Now application. Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG ...

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Motorola announces multitude of updates, including “KitKat sweetness” for Canada and Australia

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Motorola took to its blog yesterday to announce that despite the chilly weather, it’s not preventing its engineers from churning out software updates. Among the updates are a new “Motorola Gallery”, offering an enhanced UI with faster navigation, a streamlined album drawer and ...

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NVIDIA updates TegraZone to support all Android devices

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NVIDIA today issued an update to its TegraZone app (v 2.9) which sees much wider device support. No longer relegated to Tegra-powered devices, it lets players and gamers from other smartphones and tablets access the game portal.  Also included in the update, the TegraZone offers enhanced ...

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Google offering 25% discount on accessories in Play Store

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Looking to pick up some accessories for that new Nexus 5 smartphone or Nexus 7 tablet? Swing by the Google Play Store today and you’ll find Google is offering discounts on a number of products. We know you love your Nexus devices, so keep them safe, stylish and functioning at their best. ...

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LG reportedly opts for fingerprint scanners in flagship devices

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Fingerprint sensors are becoming a new trend in smartphones. Recently, we saw the HTC One Max with a fingerprint sensor on its back, and also the new iPhone was launched with one as well. Now it seems that LG is planning to introduce the new trend in their phones as well. According to ETNews, ...

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HTC One successor due in late March – Bloomberg

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The successor to the HTC One will arrive in late March, according to a source close to Bloomberg. Expected to feature a display of 5-inches or larger, the handset is also alleged to offer a twin-sensor rear camera which improves focus and image quality. Reportedly, the device will employ ...

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Sprint Live will come to Sprint Android devices, powered by NQ Mobile

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NQ Mobile and Sprint have recently signed an agreement to create the next generation of Sprint ID. For those who don’t know, Sprint ID is a “theme” that the user can choose on their Android phone, powered by Sprint. It’s almost a recommendation on how to use your ...

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In Brief: Android-related accessories announced at CES 2014 (Volume 1)

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This edition features smartphone-related products and accessories announced for CES 2014 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 ...

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Google Play Services 4.1 rolls out with some notable improvements

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Google Play Services version 4.1 began rolling out yesterday, bringing improvements to Google+, battery life, turn-based multiplayer for developers, and more. Let’s begin with Google+: With the recent update to Gmail, users can now send emails easier than ever to their Google+ contacts. ...

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Sony announces Xperia Z1 Compact

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Sony on Monday introduced its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia Z1 Compact, a 4.3-inch monster of a device. Powered by a 2.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor with 2GB RAM, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean handset packs a killer 20.7-megapixel camera. The display measures 4.3-inches, ...

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Fitbit compatibility branches out to 12 more Android devices

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Fitbit is a great way to track your exercising habits. But if you’re one of the many that doesn’t have a compatible device, today might be your day. With the company’s announcement at CES and a new update to the Fitbit app, 12 more Android devices will be compatible. ...

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