In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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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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Five for Friday: Android apps for sharing and synchronizing files

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Fact: Android is pretty awesome.  No other mobile platform makes it so easy to share a photo, email, thought, or file.  Thanks to a great selection of apps, there are seemingly endless ways in which we can share something with our friends, family, or ourselves.  But what about when we wanna ...

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New Optimus G Nexus details suggest wireless charging, no microSD

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New details have emerged surrounding the so-called LG Optimus G Nexus smartphone ahead of its rumored fall debut. MoDaCo Forums’s is today reporting some of the hardware goods (or bads?) for the next Pure Google experience.  According to their sources, the handset is based on the Optimus ...

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Cubify intros two dozen 3D-printed Bugdroid collectibles

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We hope you’ve been saving your allowance and have built up quite the pool of disposable income. Why?  Because Cubify has started offering 25 new 3D-printed Bugdroid collectibles.  Standing 2.25-inches tall, designs run the geek gamut, including something for shutterbugs, movie buffs, ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys #130 “The Nexus Ultimatum”

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RECORDED LIVE OCT. 04, 2012 In this week’s episode the guys tackle the late-breaking rumors that surround the Google Nexus project and one of its potential devices, the LG Optimus G.  After discussing all the stuff that is slated to go into the changed Nexus initiative  we delve into what ...

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AT&T to carry Samsung Galaxy Camera in “coming weeks”

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AT&T today announced that they will be the carrier of choice for the recently-introduced Samsung Galaxy Camera.  A press release just crossing the wire advises that it is set to touch down in the “coming weeks” but stopped short of anything specific.  Also absent at this time, ...

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Quarkie headphones review

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Don’t laugh when we tell you this but some of the best-sounding headphones we’ve played with these last few weeks have giant viper snakes that stick out of your ear.  No, seriously.  Their called Quarkie, they look quirky, but they sound terrific.  We tested two models: Viper Head ...

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DigitTimes ties Samsung, LG, Sony and HTC to Nexus rumors

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Adding fuel to the growing fire that is the Nexus program, DigiTimes is today reporting that Samsung, LG, Sony, and HTC are “likely to be potential partners”. The entire post might read a little ‘lost in translation’ as it calls the initiative the “Nexus 7″ ...

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Motorola acquires facial recognition company Viewdle

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Could this tech power multi-user profiles for future Android tablets? We certainly hope so.

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LG Optimus G Nexus reported to arrive in November with Android 4.2

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The entire "Nexus" program is set to receive a makeover, if the latest round of rumors prove to be accurate.

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Samsung says Android 4.1 update for U.S. Galaxy S III models “coming soon”

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Samsung has put together a quick and simple list of U.S. smartphones which are either getting or are expected to receive their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update.  As of right now it basically acts as a placeholder or jumping off point for a number of Galaxy S III models and a trio of Nexus ...

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T-Mobile gearing up for LG Optimus L9

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T-Mobile USA appears set to offer the LG Optimus L9, according to a fresh set of leaked photos of said device.  The renders, which look to be press-ready images of the handset, come courtesy of @evleaks, a source of many Android recent tips.  

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LG Optimus G headed to AT&T, Sprint

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LG today announced that the Optimus G will be soon arriving at AT&T and Sprint stores around the country. Pricing and exact timing are not yet clear however we certainly expect something in the next few weeks. Sprint and AT&T will be among the first wireless service providers in the ...

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Jazz up your smartphone with a Bling My Thing case

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Bedazzle that Samsung Galaxy S III with a case that speaks to your glamorous side.

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T-Mobile issues formal announcement of MetroPCS merger

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T-Mobile USA has just published an official announcement on their company blog which details the impending merger with MetroPCS.  As they put it, the combined entity will be the “leading value carrier in the U.S. which will deliver an enhanced customer experience through a wider selection ...

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