Sprint adds Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and LG Mach to growing 4G LTE lineup

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Sprint today announced that they’ve got a number of new Android-powered devices coming soon, officially confirming the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and an LG Mach.  Pricing and exact timing will be revealed in time, however it stands to reason that things are unfolding quickly.  Also getting a bit ...

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Lookout 3.0 debuts with new Signal Flare feature

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Lookout today introduced a new version of its mobile security application for Android, dropping v3.0 in the Google Play Store.  Key among the details this time around is a new feature called Signal Flare which helps you to locate a missing or stolen phone even in the case when the battery is dying.

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Google offers tips to developers looking for tablet app exposure

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Are you an Android developer looking to get a leg up on your fellow game or app designer?  Consider Google’s recent post on the developer blog which aims to give you an advantage.  As their own Reto Meier advises, there are going to be some opportunities in the coming months for featured ...

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Do recent Samsung trademarks hint at Galaxy goodies to come?

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Seeing as how it has been a while since we swung by the US Trademarks and Patents office, we figured we would spend a few minutes poking around. As often is our wont, we looked up some of our favorite search terms.  Tap tap tap and whatya know?  Looks like we have some new Samsung... Read More

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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