FCC docs out likely Nexus successor from LG

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Newly discovered documents from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are providing a clear look at what may ultimately prove to be the Nexus 4 successor. The device, which comes from LG, resembles the Verizon G2 and looks an awful lot like the mystery smartphone from the Google video. ...

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Hugo Barra on how he ended up at Xiaomi

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“It was a distinctively important moment for me,” Barra remembered. “Matias’s opinion really mattered a lot, and it was a big signal they were doing something right, and a pretty significant vote of confidence.” – AllThingsD

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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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Virgin Mobile’s latest Android is the 5-inch Supreme

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Virgin Mobile today added its latest Android smartphone, the Supreme, to its no-contract portfolio. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the phone boasts a 5-inch display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 4G LTE connectivity. As it the case with most other Android ...

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Gameloft promises support for Intel architecture

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“We are thrilled to optimize our upcoming games for new Android platforms running Intel architecture and once again expand our game catalogue to new high-performance smartphones and tablets,” states Gonzague De Vallois, senior vice president of Publishing at Gameloft. “Intel’s innovative ...

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Check out these photos of the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life

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Ever wondered what the process looks like when an artist is creating those fancy Android-themed statues for Google’s Campus? Thanks to a post by artist Giovanni Calabrese, we now have an inside look at the Android 4.4 KitKat statue coming to life. The photos which span over the course of ...

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Is this really the design of HTC’s Android tablet?

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  Talk about going to the well over and over again. A photo has surfaced which is alleged to be the first look at HTC’s return to the Android tablet space. You’ll have to forgive us as our initial reaction to the image was, “oh no“. The photo shows a large, squarish ...

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Sprint to open G2 pre-orders on October 11

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Sprint announced on Monday that the LG G2 will be offered “in time for the holidays”, tapping the phone with pre-order date of Friday, October 11. Priced at $199.99 with a two-year service agreement, the flagship device comes with a free Quick Window case ($50 value) for those who ...

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Seagate unveils 500GB Ultra Mobile HDD for tablets

Leveraging the company’s experience with ultra-portable applications like iPods, MP3 players, and handheld video recorders, the newly-engineered 2.5-inch drive is just 5mm thin while weighing in at a mere 3.3oz— about the same as a light bulb. Featuring up to 500GB of capacity, it delivers the ...

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Samsung nears 40 million Galaxy Note sales

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Remember back when everyone thought that the Galaxy Note was too big to sell? Well, just as the HTC EVO 4G went on to prove to the world that we could go bigger with our smartphones, Samsung’s proving the same with the Galaxy Note series. According to an ETNews report, Samsung head JK ...

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Win one of 1,000 Nexus 7 tablets up for grabs

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To celebrate Android 4.4 KitKat, the candy maker is helping to give away a ton of freebies, including the best-selling tablet.

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Alleged Nexus 5 spotted at FCC

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The next-gen Nexus smartphone may have just been found at the FCC. According to details in the federal listing, the LG D820 is an LTE handset with support for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Additional specs look to include a 4.96-inch display, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 ...

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Samsung unpacks Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) in Berlin

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In addition to the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear, Samsung this week introduced a refreshed version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. As  more than a simple punch up, the new ’2014 Edition’ boasts some impressive specifications. With eight-cores (3G/Wifi Version) and 3GB of RAM, the ...

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Android 4.3 coming to Galaxy S3 and S4 in October

It was never a question of “If”, but “when” the Galaxy S3 and S4 would be receiving Android 4.3.  It’s nice to see that with all the new “Gear” Samsung is unleashing in Berlin, they haven’t forgotten about those important tidbits that keeps its ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets unpacked at IFA

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Samsung confirmed today that the Galaxy Note 3 will soon be touching down at carriers around the globe starting in October. Slated to hit all five major U.S. carriers (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and U.S. Cellular), the 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) smartphone is ...

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