Developer Edition arrives for Moto X, Droid Maxx

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Good news for those of you like unlocked Android smartphones for tinkering and development. Moto X Developer Editions are here with 32GB of storage an unlockable bootloader and support for Verizon 4G LTE. Priced at $649.00 it gets a head start on the GSM version (AT&T and T-Mobile) which ...

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM working with GSM, Verizon Galaxy Nexus phones, available for download

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  In the wake of Google’s release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean yesterday, developers have been hard at work. Now, in record time, Jelly Bean ROMs are being released for GSM and Verizon Galaxy Nexus phones. Not only are they ready to flash, but they also seem to have LTE working as well. If ...

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Qualcomm reportedly working on a chip with multiple LTE bands and carrier networks

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In a recent filing at the FCC, it seems Qualcomm has been busy lately working on a new radio chipset. According to the FCC, it looks like we could be looking at a chip that would support up to 7 different bands, with three of those bands being below 1 GHz. LTE spectrum fragmentation is... Read More

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Ace DUOS for international crowd

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Samsung today announced the next in their line of  DUOS handsets – the Galaxy Ace DUOS.  Slotted for a June release date, the new device supports dual SIM cards, but is GSM only (7.2 mbps HSDPA). The Galaxy Ace DUOS sports Android 2.3 Gingerbread, an 832MHz processor, 512MB RAM, 3.5-inch ...

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Say it ain’t so: Samsung to axe the 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus?

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If you’ve been passing up the 16GB GSM Galaxy Nexus for the larger 32GB that’s been looming around the corner, you may want to rethink your decision. Rumor has it that Samsung has halted production of the 32GB GSM Galaxy Nexus, possibly due to production costs. XDA forum member and ...

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Google announces Ice Cream Sandwich update for GSM Nexus S devices

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It would appear the only thing that delayed Ice Cream Sandwich from rolling out to you Nexus S owners was Verizon. Now, just a day after Verizon released the Galaxy Nexus, we get official word from Google that Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to GSM Nexus S devices starting today. ...

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GSM Version of HTC EVO 4G or Incredible for Outside U.S.?

Gadget site Electronista is reporting this week that HTC may be producing a GSM device (codenamed “Ace”) with the  EVO 4G’s form factor for use outside the United States.  U.K.-based Pocket-lint, however, is reporting that the HTC Ace will be the U.K.’s equivalent of ...

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Bluetooth SIG Leaks Motorola XT502 “Greco”

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has given us our first (tiny) glimpse at yet another Motorola smart phone.  Known as the XT502, the phone may also go by the codename of ‘Greco’.   

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500 Million Strong, and Growing

Just eight years after the inception of the first 3G/WCDMA from NTT DOCOMO of Japan, it has been confirmed by the UMTS Forum that 500 million users have been reached. In comparison to the fixed telephone network that has taken over a century to reach the same usage amounts this is a startling ...

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Motorola Backflip Headed to AT&T

Our friends over at phandroid were just passed along some images of the Motorola Motus.  According to their tipster, we can start calling this one the Enzo, however it might be Backflip by the time it rolls out.  The images finally help us understand just how the hinges and backflipping is ...

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Motorola’s XT800 ‘Zeppelin’ Head to China

Remember that camera-shy Motorola from a few weeks ago?  Well, it’s back and this time it’s ready to face the camera.  Not only that, we’ve got some fun details to share with you. The XT800 ‘Zeppelin’ will be a World Class phone featuring both CDMA and GSM radios ...

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Motorola Motus Image and Specs Arrive

There must be some unwritten rule somewhere that says the first picture taken of any handset must be blurry.  What is it with these things?  Does everybody have to rush through a photo?  Anyways, here’s the first picture of the Motorola Motus, a unique device slated to arrive in early ...

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ZTE Trying to Crack US Market with Verizon’s Help

ZTE, a Chinese company who designs and manufactures telco equipment has set its sights on the US market. The handset maker plans to roll out an Android-based smart phone to multiple carriers around the world, including Verizon Wireless. “We see big potential in the smartphone market. We ...

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Dell Android Handset Headed to China with 16:9 Aspect Ratio?

Are we finally going to get beyond these Dell handset rumors?  Possibly.  It’s being reported that an email was sent from China Mobile to its Mobile Market developers with a tiny bit of Dell information mentioned.  Listed as an OPhone, the document indicates the phone will be called ...

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Cellhut Carries G1, Pledges Full Android Support

Cellhut, a popular place for picking up unlocked handsets since 1996, has committed to carrying to carrying Android handsets. After carrying Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Apple and more, they’ve decided to offer mobile devices running the fledgling OS. They are currently offering the ...

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