Sony announces new Walkman running Android

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The word “Walkman” brings back a lot of memories for some of us. Now, Sony is looking to upgrade your nostalgia. They have announced the new F800 series Walkman, and it comes complete with Android as the base. According to sony, it will be “an extreme on-the-go entertainment ...

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Import ban on some select Motorola Android devices

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It’s been a few months since the ITC decided on banning select Motorola Android devices. While the ITC mentioned the likes of the Google-powered Atrix, Xoom, Droid 2, etc., the exclusion covers all Motorola devices that infringe on Microsoft’s patents for email-based meeting ...

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

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One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the highly anticipated Android 4.1 update may be coming to the Nexus S in the next couple of days. Vodaphone Australia has said on their ...

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Samsung will in fact offer 64GB Galaxy S III before year’s end

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Yesterday, we reported that there was a rumor circulating that Samsung had scrapped the 64GB version of the Galaxy S III. Today, however, Samsung is reporting that this is, in fact, quite flase. According to Samsung: “The 64GB model of the GALAXY S III will be available during the second ...

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Google updates shipping status for remaining Nexus 7 orders

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Over at the Google Play support page for the Nexus 7, Google has finally given some solid shipping dates. If you’re still waiting for your Nexus 7 tablet, you’ll want to give this a read. According to the site; In the US: We’ve shipped all standalone Nexus 7 8GB orders (e.g.: those ...

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Software update brings Google Wallet to the Nexus 7

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Earlier, we reported that a software update was going out to the I/O editions of the Nexus 7. Now, Google has announced that all Nexus 7 devices are receiving the update, and it includes the addition of Google Wallet. According to Google, the update is currently being pushed out, so you can be ...

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Rogers officially launches Sony Xperia Ion, starting from $49!

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Do you know about the Sony Xperia Ion AT&T is offering at the moment? The device finally landed in Canada via nation’s one of the largest mobile network known as Rogers Wireless. But we didn’t think Rogers is going to be that generous with it because they are offering ...

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Fujitsu announces an Android phone for elderly people

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In past, several companies have launched products which are designed especially for kids, like the MEEP. The good things about such gadgets are that they are easy to use and have a user-friendly interface. Though the Japanese brand known as Fujitsu cares about elderly people, as they launched a ...

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Jelly Bean is the safest version of Android yet

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Google made history at this year Google I/O by launching the best version of Android OS so far, which is known as the Jelly Bean a.k.a Android 4.1. The operating system is not only designed to give smooth and best experience, but also to protect users from malicious installations and other such ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note official with Android 4.0 and dual-core processor

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A few hours ago, T-Mobile USA confirmed on Twitter that they will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Note and told us that more information is on its way, but we didn’t know it will be that quick. T-Mobile has officially confirmed by sending a press release that the Galaxy Note will come ...

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HTC Vertex tablet showed up in benchmarks, Tegra 3 under the hood

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We recently reported that HTC is planning to come out with a new Android phone which will feature a 1.7 GHz Quad-Core processor, and also there is word on the street that HTC will make a comeback in the tablet market by launching a tablet with a “unique” factor. Now a tablet known ...

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T-Mobile officially confirms Galaxy Note, more details in coming weeks

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We are hearing it from a long time that T-Mobile will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Note and the latest news was that it will be launched on August 8. We also saw some press images of it which made us believe that it’s really headed to T-Mobile. Now after all the leaks and rumors,... ...

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Android powers over 51% of smartphones, continues growing

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  Nielsen has published a report on U.S. smartphones and their operating system. Of course, Android is in the lead, running on 51.8% of all smartphones. iOS came in second with 34.8%, which is a 17.5% difference between the two. It’s interesting that Android and iOS combined make up ...

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Verizon says Galaxy SIII bootloader will be unlocked via OTA update [UPDATED: FALSE]

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  EDIT: It turns out that Verizon customer service was misinformed, and the bootloaders will NOT be unlocked via an OTA (or any other) update. The OTA update mentioned is for the GSM Radio on the device. The bootloader is to remain locked, and the developer version will continue to be the ...

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CyanogenMod 9 running on the Nexus Q [video]

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The Nexus Q has been slated by Google as a “developer’s media device” since it’s inception at Google I/O. In the same vein, is there anything that screams “developer” like CyanogenMod? Well, put the two together, and here’s what you get. Jason Parker ...

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