FreedomPop announces the Privacy Phone, its “Snowden Phone” with encrypted communications

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With all of the privacy concerns in the U.S. with the National Security Agency, some smartphone makers are trying to provide their customers with more security and privacy. You may be familiar with one that was recently launched at Mobile World Congress, Blackphone, that runs its own PrivatOS ...

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Samsung sets price and availability for Galaxy Camera 2

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At the beginning of the year, Samsung announced their second iteration of the Galaxy Camera. Today, they have officially announced the availability and pricing for the Galaxy Camera 2. It can be yours for $449.99 somewhere around mid-March. In case you may have missed the original announcement, ...

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Sony delivers Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP

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Sony today announced that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has commenced for the Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V smartphones. The actual rollout, of course, depends on markets and carriers, however it’s officially pushed out the door. In addition to the standard 4.3 stuff, the update ...

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Samsung and LG intro first triple-SIM devices

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Multiple SIM smartphones may not be that popular in the U.S., but have been in markets around the globe, usually supporting dual-SIM cards. One upcoming phone, codenamed the Nokia Normandy, is even said to support two SIM cards so you can have multiple numbers on multiple networks, if you ...

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LG G Flex and LG Optimus F3Q coming to T-Mobile on Feb. 5

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T-Mobile just announced that it has two new devices launching just in time for Valentine’s Day, the LG G Flex and LG Optimus F3Q. Both will be available Feb. 5 and can be pre-ordered now. The 4G LTE LG G Flex, which has a unique curved design, is even more curved than devices we’ve ...

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Two new Lenovo tablets surface in FCC filings

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One of the most popular ways to see up and coming devices is from FCC filings. This time it’s from Lenovo, showing off two new Android tablets. The A7600 and A5500 made their way through the FCC the other day. With the pictures, came a few details on the A5500. This one sports a 8-inch ...

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Sony hopes to push Android 4.3 to Xperia T, TX, V, SP later this month

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Sony is fast at work on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for their Xperia T, TX, V, and SP smartphones. According to a recent tweet, the handset maker plans to have the software push out beginning later this month and into February. Keep in mind that is will be for the unlocked international ...

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Acer’s affordable Liquid Z5 debuts for Europe

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Acer will have numerous devices on display at CES 2014 and one of their newest is a smartphone for those on a budget or buying a smartphone for the first time, the Liquid Z5. Being a budget phone, the device is no game changer, but what you’ll get for your Euros is a device with... Read More

Huawei may debut Honor 4 as first octa-core smartphone on December 16

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Chinese phone maker Huawei recently sent out invitations to a December 16 event for what will most likely be the unveiling of its newest octa-core phone, the Honor 4. Also known in some markets as the Huawei Glory 4, the device is said to be the first “true” eight-core SoC since ...

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The Android Evolution, Chapter 1: A Smooth Experience

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Welcome to the first chapter in ‘The Android Evolution‘, a series in which we discuss what improvements have been made to Android and what could further be implemented in order to improve our beloved operation system. In the first episode we will discuss how Google has improved ...

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Cloud.tv’s Dayframe goes open beta ahead of formal release

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The Cloud.tv team has announced that the official release of Dayframe is but one week away. The app, which provides a screensaver experience for your Android device, arrives in the Google Play Store on Tuesday, November 12. The Dayframe experience is somewhat like that of Facebook Home but with ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 officially scores Android 4.3

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9505) has officially started seeing its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update. According to SamMobile, the release is not so much visual as it is optimization and back-end stuff. The handset is said to be much faster with the update and benchmark scores are reported to be ...

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean arrives soon for Samsung Galaxy S4 but you can download it now

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is expected to see its Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in the next few weeks. Rumored for the last few months, the build is just about ready for primetime. So much so, in fact, that SamMobile has already offering links to the download. Should you want to get your hands on... ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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Android 4.3 pushed out to AT&T’s HTC One

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Effective yesterday, October 8, the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update has started rolling out for the AT&T version of the HTC One. In addition to the standard fare of Android updates, the file includes a number of HTC tweaks and enhancements. HTC One owners should see a notificationhowever you ...

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