Sony launching ‘Google Edition’ Xperia Z this summer

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It seems big companies like HTC, Samsung and now Sony are really inspired by the ‘Pure Google’ experience. We saw the Google Edition of the Galaxy S4, and also vanilla version of the flagship HTC device known as the HTC One is in the pipeline. Now a Romanian site known as ...

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A2Z – Multiple modes of A-to-Z finger frolicking

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A2Z is an awesome and quick game that makes you tap from A to Z as fast as you can.  There are plenty of similar games that can make your fingers fly, but A2Z delivers multiple modes and difficulties to have you playing for dozens of minutes at a time.  It also has Google Play... Read More

Sprint dials up LG Optimus F3 for visually impaired demographic

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Sprint announced on Thursday that the LG Optimus F3 will be available starting from June 14. Priced at only $29.99 (with a $50 mail-in rebate reward card) with a two-year service agreement, the handset is aimed at those with visual impairments and disabilities. The 4G LTE smartphone is the ...

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LG Optimus F7 available at U.S. Cellular

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The LG Optimus F7 has become the latest smartphone to join U.S. Cellular’s smartphone lineup. Priced at $99, the handset runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 4.7-inch IPS display, 8GB internal storage, and an 8-megapixel rear camera. Powerful enough for more experienced Android ...

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HTC One Mini ‘M4′ shows off for the camera

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Estonian site publishes 13 images of the yet-announced handset.

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Years later, Gingerbread still leads all versions of Android

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Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean gain traction but Android 2.3 still heads the pack.

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Ice Rage – A bear walks into a hockey rink…

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Ice Rage brings hockey to your Android device in the form of bears, brawls, and general mayhem.  It does not necessarily deliver these all the time, but the makers of WWII: Strategy and Tactics have created a fun, fast-paced, arcade-style hockey game so that you can deliver all the bumps and ...

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Find My Friends! – A family and friends locator that will inform (and scare) you

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Find My Friends! (FMF) is a location-sharing app similar to Glympse, but it also adds police reports, check ins, and mugshots to give you an eerie look into what you may or may not know is going on around you. FMF prides itself on adding friends and family members to keep an eye on each... Read More

WSJ: 5 million HTC One sales so far

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How about a little bit of positive news for HTC today? According to the Wall Street Journal, HTC has already sold 5 million units of the HTC One flagship smartphone. While this is about half of what Samsung has done with the Galaxy S4, it’s a commendable figure nonetheless. “Orders ...

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HTC Desire 200 and Desire 600 gets leaked

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Although HTC is going through a hard time, but that doesn’t mean they will stop working on new Android devices. Two new HTC Android smartphones are leaked, named as the HTC Desire 200 and HTC Desire 600. HTC is keeping the Desire series ‘alive’, and instead of going with names ...

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Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

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Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when their guests will arrive or if someone is going to be late.  With Glympse, you can easily get all this information ...

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Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Sprint’s XFON may have passed through FCC

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A Motorola XT1056 recently passed through the FCC showing support for Sprint’s LTE bands.  Judging by the model number, we might assume this is one of the rumored XFON (X Phone) devices slated for arrival in the near future. With this model we now have three seemingly confirmed XFON devices to ...

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HTC reportedly in “utter freefall” as execs jump ship

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We’re not here to beat a dead (or dying) horse and we hate to cover any Android player in a bad light, but that’s what we have to do from time to time. As most of you know, HTC is having a tough go at things over the last few quarters and is really, really... Read More

Running the tables: Samsung took 95% of global profits earned from Android in Q1 2013

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Samsung’s ‘galaxy” line has been long joked about to be a hint at their intention to take over the universe, but the latest analytics numbers may prove that to be startlingly accurate. Not in a literal sense, of course, but rather in a financial way. According to research from ...

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