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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Samsung Galaxy S III Mini may launch October 11

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The rumored Samsung Galaxy S III Mini may get its official announcement on October 11, according to new details landing online this week.  A couple of international blogs have received invitations to an event slated for 10-11-12 where Samsung touts, in loose translation, “something small ...

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WSJ: T-Mobile, MetroPCS agree on $1.5 billion deal

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have approved the combination of the two entities in what’s known as a reverse merger. According to sources familiar with the companies and their plans, MetroPCS will acquire T-Mobile USA but will be still be called T-Mobile and run by its current CEO, John Legere.

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B&N updates NOOK app for Android

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Barnes & Noble today announced that they’ve recently released an updated version of the free NOOK application for Android.  Head to the Google Play store today and look for v3.2 and you’ll find enhanced support for NOOK Comics, thanks to Zoom View.  What’s more, the app ...

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Pew: Android tablets near 50% market penetration in U.S.

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A new report out of research organization Pew Internet & American Life Project tells us that Android tablets have risen to 48 percent of U.S. market share.  Moving from 15 percent over the same period just one year ago, it shows that Android is finally getting serious traction in the tablet ...

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Motorola pulls its ITC lawsuit against Apple

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Motorola today pulled its lawsuit against Apple, just weeks after filing against the Cupertino-based company.  Initially centered around seven alleged patent violations, Motorola did not give any reason for the withdraw but made certain to iterate that “there are no agreements between ...

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X Tablet review

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What we liked:  The stock Android 4.0 experience is always nice as it keeps us from too much bloatware or extra software touches that sometimes get in the way of seasoned users.  The HDMI port, microSD expansion, dual cameras, and pair of mini USB ports should be enough to keep developers or ...

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OverDrive app lets NOOK owners borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks

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Thinking about picking up one of those new NOOK HD devices for yourself? Or maybe you’ve got a student in the house who might appreciate an older model like the Nook Color. Regardless of whether you’ve got an old model or a brand new one, you can now get your hands on some new ...

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Oregon Scientific debuts $150 MEEP! Tablet for kids

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Oregon Scientific today introduced a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. Called the MEEP! Tablet, it’s a 7-inch Wi-Fi device with a rugged layer of orange silicon protection, a recessed display, and other features to help keep the tablet ...

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AT&T locks down HTC One X+ as U.S. exclusive; will offer One VX as well

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AT&T has done it again, locking down the exclusive rights to the U.S. version of the HTC One X+. As was the case with its predecessor, the One X, AT&T will be the sole provider (for now) of the new flagship HTC handset. Pricing and exact timing are not yet known, but we don’t ...

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