OnePlus revealed as Cyanogen’s new partner, OnePlus One coming “first half of 2014″

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The first smartphone to officially ship with CyanogenMod may have only come out at the end of the 2013, but Cyanogen Inc. has bigger plans and will be shipping its first smartphone in the first half of this year. Early this morning, and coming after months of speculation, Cyanogen’s new ...

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Nexus 5 now shipping with slightly altered physical appearance

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Over at XDA Developers forum, some new owners of the Nexus 5, and those that returned theirs for defects, are reporting that their devices are slightly different from those that originally shipped at launch. According to XDA member shinral, some devices had noisy buttons, a protruding SIM card ...

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Galaxy Note 3 may come with 3GB of RAM

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According to the latest spec rumors, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 may come with a full 3GB of RAM on board. As most devices are popping out currently on the high end with 2GB of RAM, chances are this could cause a major shift in high-end devices, if it proves to be true. The Note... Read More

Google Glass specs detailed: Full day battery, bone induction audio, 16GB flash storage

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In lieu of Google’s preparation to launch their Glass Explorer units, the company has released the full set of specs for their first iteration. Specs include; Fit: Adjustable nosepads and durable frame fits any face. Extra nosepads in two sizes. Display: High resolution display is the ...

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Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to develop a prototype device that runs on the Android operating system. Before being deployed to the field, the Joint Battle Command-Platform ...

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Battery Life: It’s Holding Your Android Back

With CES behind us and CTIA fast approaching, one begins to think about the laundry list of impressive features being added to android handsets and tablets. Dual-core, HD display, HDMI, Wifi hotspot, 3D, Near Field Communication, ‘4G’…the list goes on and on. All features that you want, and ...

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T-Mobile and Qik bring video chatting up a level.

Video chatting and Front Facing Cameras are still relatively new, and it’s still unclear whether or not everyone wants it. This causes a problem for software makers who want everyone to use their software to get their chat on. Qik has been out for Android for awhile, first on the Evo and ...

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New SDK from Liquidware Offers New Hardware Possibilities!

Amidst the talk of dishwashers, soap dispensers, tongue depressors, and who knows what else running Android, there seems to be a genuine ignorance for the Android Portable Media Player. We’ve seen a few, like the Samsung Galaxy Player, and the smaller Archos 3.2, but nothing that really ...

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Three Hardware Standards Android Handset Manufacturers Need to Implement

Since the debut of the T-Mobile G1 in October 2008, Android has grown exponentially.  The platform has progressed from 1.0 to 2.1, with high-end Android handsets being all the rage in recent months. With the rapid growth of the platform we have seen many different pieces of hardware that  show ...

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Can Hardware Keep Up With Android?

Since the G1 rolled out a year ago, there’s one question that continues to burn the cilia of my ear. “Does the phone lag?” Why does this bother me so much? It seems like a fair question, doesn’t it? Does it lag? Well, why should it? I mean, a phone should be made to ...

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Xperia Learns From Xperience

With the announcement of the Sony Ericsson’s Xperia X10, one can’t help but wonder why there aren’t more devices like it on the market today. True, it lacks the latest version of Android (2.0); they also seem to have left out multi-touch browsing. But, the fact of the matter ...

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