In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 10, 2013)

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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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Leaked benchmarks for the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 released

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It looks like all the rumors are coming together, as benchmarks have been released for an upcoming 8-inch Samsung tablet thanks to the Dutch website TechTastic. Sources at the site say they have discovered the 8-inch tablet in the GLBenchmark database, carrying model number SM-T311 (which we ...

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AT&T trials new pre-paid service as Aio Wireless

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Seems like every day there is a new no contract plan coming to the surface, and today is no different. Aio Wireless (a new no-contract service provider and subsidiary of AT&T) is currently launching in three cities — Houston, Orlando and Tampa. Plans range from $35 to $70 a month, and ...

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Could LG be coming back to the tablet market?

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Consumer electronics giant LG is rumored to be going back into a market which they decided to vacate a few years ago. According to Korean tech site Munhwa.com, LG is getting quite serious about tablets all over again. About two years ago, LG’s original Optimus Pad flopped hard. It was way too ...

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Galaxy Note 8.0 rumored to receive a new color for the summer

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Thanks to our pals at SamMobile and an insider at Samsung Benelux, we have learned that Samsung may be working on releasing the Galaxy Note 8.0 in color. The new hue is expected to be a “Brown Black,” and as of now it looks like it may be available around the 25th week of the year (also... Read More

AT&T hopes to offer ‘All In One’ prepaid option this June

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AT&T announced it’s plans to launch a new prepaid service under the “All In One” brand this June, according to sources. The carrier will likely offer a $35 per month service for select feature phones and a $50 per month service for smartphones. AT&T’s All In One ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (May 3, 2013)

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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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HTC “One Phone One Weekend” special will give you as much as $375 for your old device

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Have you been thinking about getting the new HTC One but are slow to jump on the bandwagon? Now may be the time, as HTC has announced they are running a trade-in promotion this weekend that offers consumers anywhere between $100 to $375 for their old smartphone when they purchase a One. The ...

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AT&T adding LTE to 17 new regions, expanding 9 others

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AT&T’s stated last year that they set a goal of having 300 million LTE points of presence by the end of 2013, and by the looks of it, they may just reach that goal. The company recently announced that it has added 17 new regions for LTE coverage and is expanding coverage in 9 others.... Read More

Waterproof and dust free Galaxy S4 Active rumored for July release

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A few days ago a Samsung executive revealed that there may be a rugged version of the Galaxy S4 in the works, and today the Wall Street Journal confirmed that possibility. According to sources, the water and dust resistant version will be called the Galaxy S4 Active, and we could see it in ...

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Sony looking to launch a water resistant Xperia ZR?

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We mentioned it before, and it looks like the rumors were true. According to the Xperia blog, Sony is looking to launch a new Xperia model called the Xperia ZR; code-named Dogo. As far as the specs, the Xperia ZR will have a 4.6-inch (720 x 1280) display, a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm S4 Pro ...

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In Brief: Android-related things you should know (April 26, 2013)

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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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Image of LG Optimus G Pro leaked for AT&T

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As we reported earlier this week, it was confirmed that LG will be hosting a press event in the Big Apple on May 1st and its main focus will be on the Optimus G Pro. To get us all a little more excited, an image was leaked this afternoon via Twitter of the upcoming smartphone... Read More

Amazon working on a Kindle TV set-top box?

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Lately, it seems that Amazon is trying to take over the technology world. They began with e-readers, moved on to tablets, revealed that they may be working on a smartphone, and now three sources close to the company say they are working on a TV set-top box as well. The e-commerce giant ...

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Android closes in on Apple’s tablet market share

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Apple shared its March quarter earnings with the public yesterday afternoon, and while they managed to keep a steady quarter with their iPad sales, it wasn’t enough to thwart the growth of low-cost Android devices. Thanks to Androids presence, Apple saw big losses in terms of global ...

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