Instagram developers: “Android version better than iOS”

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As many of you know, we’ve been waiting for an awful long time for Instagram to come to Android.  Sure, we’ve gone through a number of photo filter and editing applications over the last few years and found a few that we really love.  Still, that’s not to say we aren’t ...

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Sprint brings the ZTE Fury, an entry-level Gingerbread for $20

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Looking to go the dirt-cheap route for an Android smartphone? This should suffice.

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Leaked LC Lucid render leaves us uninspired

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With a not-so-spectacular form factor, the beauty will have to come from inside for the mid-range LG.

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DBEST speaker reviews London Solo, London Duo (PS4001, PS4003)

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We recently spent some time playing around with a couple of portable speaker options from a UK-based outfit known as DBEST. The company was gracious enough to provide us a sample of their London PS4001BT and London Duo PS4001BT Bluetooth Rechargeable Mini-Speakers. As you all know, it’s ...

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Samsung to offer 90 days of Norton Mobile Security in select smartphones

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Samsung today announced that select models of their Galaxy smartphones will come with 90-day licenses of Norton Mobile Security. Available as full-featured sample of the standalone client, the app protects users against loss, malware, and other mobile threats. Since this has worldwide ...

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AT&T announces Beats by Dr. Dre Beatbox, confirms Android 4.0 for HTC Vivid

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Recently, AT&T proudly confirmed that they will be launching the HTC One X exclusively in USA, which is HTC’s first ever quad-core device featuring ICS and Sense 4.0. One of the features that stands out for the device is that it comes with Beats Audio integration, an enhanced audio ...

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Qualcomm adds Virtua Tennis Challenge, three others to Snapdragon GamePack

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Qualcomm today announced that four new titles are joining their Snapdragon GamePack.  Designed as a bundle of games optimized for the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, the collection has grown to more than 100 titles.  The latest games to see their name added to the list are The Reem, Reign of ...

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Review: Motorola’s Droid Razr Maxx, the model of insane battery life

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If you’re like me, you use your device heavily, which tends to drain the battery. Extended batteries are always an option, but they typically add noticeable thickness to a device. Motorola is seeking to solve this issue with the Droid Razr Maxx, a newer variant of the Droid Razr, known ...

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OnLive Desktop arrives with full Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader support

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OnLive released a new Android application into the market today which should appeal to business users and students alike.  Called OnLive Desktop, it’s premise that somewhat resembles their gaming app and service already available in multiple formats.  In this case it’s ...

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Google Wallet expanding to 10 additional Sprint devices in 2012

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Vice president of Google Wallet and Payments, Osama Bedier, indicated this week that Sprint Nextel plans to expand Google Wallet support across “at least 10 additional phones” this, starting with the LG Viper.  Although Google is still in discussions with other carriers and hardware ...

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Verizon to offer family data plans by the middle of the year

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Later this year, Verizon will be offering family data plans, which should help heavy data users by bringing multiple caps under one umbrella. Of course, this also has the potential to screw some people out of data usage, depending on how they implement it. We shall simply have to see. At an ...

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T-Mobile to offer quad-core, stock Android 4.0 variant of HTC One?

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With all of the official HTC news coming out of Barcelona this week we were pleasantly surprised to learn of a few new rumors.  One such leak was that Sprint is expected to offer a variant of the HTC One later this spring, possibly under the name of HTC Jewel.  Considered a codename for now, ...

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Samsung kicks off Galaxy Note S Pen App Challenge with $200,000 in prizes

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Because the new S Pen technology isn't totally awesome without a bunch of killer apps.

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Verizon to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 on March 1

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Verizon to offer the Tab 7.7 for $499.99 with a two-year commitment to data plan.

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SwiftKey offers SDK up to handset and tablet makers

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SwiftKey is in Barcelona this week, chatting up their uber-smart keyboard alternative with handset and tablet makers.  To take things even further, the guys have announced that they are now allowing smartphone and other device makers the opportunity to utilize their technology by way of an SDK. ...

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