Galaxy Note 8.0 (WiFi) getting Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade

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An update to Android 4.4 KitKat is being pushed out to the WiFi only version of the Galaxy Note 8 and follows on from the update of the 3G equipped Note 8 that Samsung started last week. Only UK owners of the Samsung Note are currently seeing this KitKat update rolling out to their devices... ...

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uPod, an Android podcast player worthy of your attention [App of the Day]

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For all you podcast fanatics out there, a newly released app, uPod, is a must have to keep your podcast organized and easily accessible across all your devices! uPod allows you to keep track of all your favorite audio/video podcast subscriptions when you’re on your tablet or on your ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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The change in Android landscape

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Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?

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Android lead: Google I/O “going to be different” this year.

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Don’t look for any big new hardware or major releases in Android at Google I/O this week, it’s likely not going to happen. Google’s Sundar Pinchai, speaking with Wired, tells us that Google I/O is “going to be different” this year. What can we expect from I/O this ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Sprint debuts rugged, waterproof Kyocera Torque

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Sprint today announced the next Android smartphone to offer 4G LTE service on the Now Network, introducing the rugged and waterproof Kyocera Torque. Pricing and exact availability is still unknown however the carrier expects it to show up in the “coming weeks”. Details for the ...

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5.7-inch ZTE P945 tipped for late Q1

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ZTE will soon announce a 5.7-inch P945 smartphone, according to new details scooped up by Unwired View. Details for the handset reportedly include a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 720p resolution display, an 8-megapixel rear camera, front-facing 1-megapixel shooter, Dolby Digital Plus, and a ...

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HTC announces One SV for United Kingdom

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HTC has grown its One family by one more device this morning, today announcing the One SV. Headed to the United Kingdom (EE) in the coming weeks, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a host of mid-range hardware. Details include a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display ...

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AT&T now offering $50 HTC One VX

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Just a quick note to let you all know that AT&T has indeed started offering the HTC One VX as part of its smartphone lineup. The $50 Android features a 4.5-inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of internal memory, and a 5-megapixel camera. Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream ...

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Fuhu introduces $99 nabi Jr. tablet for kids

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The kid-friendly tablet is a great way to introduce Android into your education regiment.

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E FUN debuts $129 Nextbook Premium 7SE-GP with Google Play access

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For all the appeal that comes with a $100-$150 Android tablet, experienced users are often quick to point out the omissions and holes. One particular detail that often comes up is the lack of Google Play and the growing library of apps. E FUN is no stranger to this as they have announced a ...

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LG Optimus L9 review

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Proof that budget-friendly devices do not have to be underpowered or come from lesser-known brands.

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AT&T to offer Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 on November 9

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AT&T today announced that they’ll be offering their version of the Samsung Galaxy  Tab 2 10.1 on November 9.  Priced at $499.99, the 10.1-inch tablet is part of a limited time promotion which could earn AT&T subscribers a $100 savings.  If you happen to pick one of these up at the ...

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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean have notched a few percentage points in the overall breakdown of the platform.  Moving up ever so slightly, the two builds have grown month over month while others slowly diminish.  Most of the movement comes at the expense of ...

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