Samsung Galaxy S4 benchmarks leaked, confirms early rumors

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Everyone is buckling up for the most anticipated Samsung device of the year, the Galaxy S 4. Samsung, obviously excited about it, has released a new teaser on YouTube.  With the launch of the next big thing right round the corner, we still have time for new and exciting details to leak.  Today, ...

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In Brief: 7 Android-related things you should know (March 1, 2013)

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This week features Project SHEILD's "Burn Zombie Burn!", News Republic's 3.0 update, Celltick's Real Time Coupon Server, a new Magellan app, and much, much more!

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Google experimenting with new Linux kernel for Android, version 3.8

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According to the public kernel repository over at Google, there’s a new, experimental kernel build out. It’s marked as version 3.8, and is built from the standard kernel, with all the standard Android modifications and tweaks. This is, whether you may understand it or not, good news ...

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Can HP’s budget-friendly Slate 7 take on the Nexus 7?

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It is Mobile World Congress week, and we all know about the plethora of new Android devices announced. Phones and tablets are everywhere, mostly from familiar names. Then there’s also the new HP (yes, them) tablet, the budget-friendly HP Slate 7. With pricing that starts at $169.99, the ...

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Samsung to employ multiple processor types for Galaxy S4, report indicates

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For the flagship smartphone, the handset maker will use different processors for different markets.

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U.S. Cellular adds Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to 4G LTE line-up

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U.S. Cellular announced the addition of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to their 4G LTE line-up this morning. The Galaxy Note was previously offered only as a wireless option to customers, but it now joins U.S. Cellular’s already strong group of 4G LTE devices including the Samsung Galaxy S III, ...

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Swappa becomes XDA’s new Marketplace

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After closing down their marketplace, XDA has announced that they will be partnering with Swappa as a replacement for their old marketplace. Swappa has been an android marketplace for a few years now and this partnership will only help benefit the site. The partnership will allow XDA to ...

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ZTE announces 5.7-inch Grand Memo

ZTE today announced a 5.7-inch Android smartphone for launch in the second quarter of 2013. Called the Grand Memo, it’s an all around large and powerful experience with a 720p HD display. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the ZTE Grand Memo is one of the first handsets to employ ...

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Google IO 2013 registration and pricing details

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Hey developers! Looking to make the annual trek to San Francisco for Google I/O 2013? You’ll want to circle March 13 on your calendar and set aside no less than $900 for registration.  Registration for the three day event will begin at 7AM PST (10 AM EST) where it will likely sell out in ...

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Entry-level Sprint Force LTE due on March 1

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An entry-level ZTE smartphone, the Sprint Force LTE, is due at Sprint on March 1, according to Engadget. Among the details are a 4-inch display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the Sprint Force ...

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Images of LG Optimus F5, Optimus F7 leaked

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A pair of images for the forthcoming LG Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 have surfaced with but a few days to go before Mobile World Congress. Details are a mystery at this point though we suspect the phones will fall in the middle of the Optimus L and Optimus G series. LG is expected to... Read More

Sony C680X leaked with 1080p display

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As great as the recent Xperia Z is, Sony may have something bigger and better lined up for the next few month. The folks over at XPERIA Blog spotted some details about a new Sony device listed with model number C680X. The details were discovered over at HTML5 test, but very little is known ...

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Factory Android 4.2.2 images now available for Nexus devices

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Been dying for that update to Android 4.2.2? Over at Google Developers, they’ve released the factory images for: Nexus 4 Nexus 7 (Wfi and 3G) Nexus 10 GSM Galaxy Nexus (yakju and takju only) The images, as always, flash everything back to stock, vanilla Android, so be aware of that fact. ...

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Black HTC One render leaks

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There are but a few days left before HTC officially announces the flagship Android device so that means there’s time for last minutes leaks and rumors. The latest, as you can tell from the headline, is that a render of the black version of the smartphone is now online. The black HTC One: ...

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New Motorola Google smartphone said to be a “game changer”

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With the Google / Motorola acquisition that took place oh-so-long ago, it’s been slow going for awhile. Many expected to see devices almost right out of the gate, but mum has been the only word thus far, aside from a few off-hand patents and rumors – definitely nothing concrete. ...

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