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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MetroPCS adds $170 Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G to portfolio

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MetroPCS today added its latest Android handset, the Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G, to its growing roster of 4G LTE smartphones. Priced at $169.99, the phone features a 3.65-inch display, a 1GHz processor, a 3-megapixel camera and something called Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Yeah, it’s that kind ...

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Piecing together details for rumored HTC M7

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If you’re like us, then you were surprised yesterday when word of an HTC ‘M7′ smartphone leaked online. Seemingly arriving out of nowhere, the device will likely be the subject of much chatter over the next few months. What if we told you that the M7 details had started ...

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Sony announces entry-level Xperia E for early 2013

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Sony today unwrapped its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia E, putting it on the calendar for early next year. Available in single SIM and dual-SIM (Xperia E dual), the phone is an entry-level device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hardware details include a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, ...

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Etsy releases app for Android (Finally!)

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For all you Etsy-holics, you know that getting Etsy on your device can be a pain in the crafts. Fortunately, Etsy has heard your cries of despair, and has announced their official Android app. The app comes in English, French, Dutch and German. It also allows you to: Search across the entire ...

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Android monthly update: Gingerbread still has majority, Jelly Bean climbs up

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In this month’s update concerning the distribution of OS versions across devices, we’re seeing things move forward… at least a little bit. Here’s a rundown of the numbers: Version Codename API Distribution 1.5 Cupcake 3 0.1% 1.6 Donut 4 0.3% 2.1 Eclair 7 2.7% 2.2 Froyo 8 ...

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Google Nexus 4 will be available for UK and Germany at 5 PM GMT

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Google Nexus 4 is really a hit and almost every other Android fanboy is talking about it nowadays. On Nov.27, the device was made available in US only, though it wasn’t sold out but the traffic was very high which means the Nexus 4 is one demanded smartphone. Now its UK’s turn to ...

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AT&T finally launching the HTC One VX on Dec. 7?

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AT&T officially announced the HTC One VX back in October, and then in November, they said that it will hit the shelves on Nov. 16. Well, Nov.16 is history now and the smartphone is still not here, but that doesn’t mean AT&T forgot to launch it. They initially said that One VX will ...

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Google releases new Maps API for Android developers

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Google today announced an update to the Google Maps API which gives developers a better, more comprehensive set of tools to integrate maps into Android apps.  It will be easier than ever to insert vector-based maps into applications, according to Google. Launching today as part of Google Play ...

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Sony issues minor updates to Xperia P, U, go and sola

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Sony today announced that minor updates are being deployed to the Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go and Xperia sola. Each device is staying with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however the updates include bug fixes and performance enhancements. The Ice Cream Sandwich firmware includes improvements ...

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Rumors bubble up for next round of Samsung models

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Samsung may not wait a full year before they announce the next iteration of Galaxy S smartphone, according to new rumors out of SamMobile. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the tech blog advises that the presumed Galaxy S4 will arrive in April 2013. For what it’s worth, the device ...

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HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

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HTC has hired a new marketing chief to help the company kick off a new phase of brand marketing in the coming year. Taking his seat in January, Benjamin Ho will replace outgoing John Wang as the company’s head of marketing decisions. Internally, HTC is referring to this new effort as ...

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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

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Awww, how cute… your dual-core and quad-core handsets are so darling.  Check out my new 8-core smartphone. If the recent chatter is correct, this is exactly what some will be saying in the shorter term as ZTE is said to be working on such a behemoth. Called the ‘Apache’, the ...

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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Google: Nexus 4 is NOT sold out

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So you’re trying to purchase one of those Nexus 4 handsets that just showed up back in stock, huh? Not so easy, is it? We’re hearing reports from all over the internet that you guys think it is out of stock and that your shopping cart is not processing.  Rest easy brah, that phone ...

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