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Google deliberating on building its own smartphone – Should it?

Google may have inadvertently put itself in a pickle with the Nexus program. The software giant did benefit at the beginning by joining forces with popular OEMs to build special

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Sidestepping the carriers: Is Motorola in the right direction?

Carriers have long been a pain, not just for their customers, but also for the smartphone suppliers. While a device is all ready to get in customers’ hands, it first has


Accessory of the Day: Samsung Galaxy Note replacement battery $11.05

Need to juice up that Galaxy Note? Keep an extra battery pack on hand or just replace one that’s on the fritz. This is a high-grade original equipment manufacturer unit,

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No OEM Skins Allowed For Android Wear, Android Auto, or Android TV

I’m a big proponent of the stock feel, in terms of the UI of any device I use. On my iPhone i jailbreak to get tweaks, and change little things

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HTC announces HTC Advantage: screen replacements, timely updates, and more!

A few days ago, HTC held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, possibly gearing people up for the launch of a new product. During the session, they spilled the

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Samsung’s 2012 phones to feature all-day battery Life

Without a doubt, one of the biggest pain points for smartphone users is the battery life.  Let’s be honest here, Android devices thus far have suffered from some less-than desirable

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Aava Mobile’s Reference Design for OEM/ODMs

AAVA Mobile, a startup comprised of “engineering wizards”, was in Barcelona last week to show off their reference design for OEMs and ODMs.  This unnamed device, based on Intel’s Moorestown