T-Mobile makes LG Optimus L9 official

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T-Mobile today announced that they will be soon offering the LG Optimus L9 smartphone as part of their Android lineup. Details for the device include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 4.5-inch qHD display a 1GHz dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash and 1080p HD video ...

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Alcatel One Touch T10 Android tablet unveiled

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Alcatel is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but they are working to gain a notable position in the market. Of course it’s not an easy task but Alcatel is planning big and targeting Google Nexus 7 with their new device. Presenting the Alcatel One Touch T10, a 7-inch Android ...

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Sprint calls on StarStarMe for vanity dialing service

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Face it, you can’t remember the phone numbers to half of your contacts.  Now that you have a smartphone and can dial or text by name, you’ve stopped caring about 10-digit numbers.  Sprint is today introducing something new to their subscribers which lets them use a name in place of ...

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HTC Q3 revenue tumbles by nearly half year-over-year

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Taiwanese hardware maker HTC this morning released its final, unaudited results for the third quarter of this year Q2 ’12. Things could be much better for the quietly brilliant outfit as they report revenue of $2.397 billion for the three month period that just ended.  Additionally, the ...

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First signs of Motorola Occam, Manta surface online

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A pair of Motorola devices have just landed on our radar this morning, coming in the form two codenames: Occam and Manta.  Very little is known about these two models, save for their flavor of Android and benchmark scores.  Nevertheless, we’re glad to have some new Motorola stuff to look ...

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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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