Choose Your Own Android Giveaway (Updated): Win a free, top of the line, phone of your choice [Deal of the Day]

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UPDATE: The Nexus 6 has been added to the choices of handsets available to the winner! Ready for a new handset but aren’t prepared to shell out the clams for an upgrade? Today just might be your day. We’re giving away a top-tier handset of your choice to ONE lucky winner in the ...

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Choose Your Own Android Giveaway: Win a free, top of the line, phone of your choice [Deal of the Day]

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Ready for a new handset but aren’t prepared to shell out the clams for an upgrade? Today just might be your day. We’re giving away a top-tier handset of your choice to ONE lucky winner in the Choose Your Own Android Giveaway! The winner will choose between a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, ...

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Ready Contact List: A new, beautiful contact list replacement app, plus a contest

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The phone part of Android phones can use some improvements, and today I give you a look at the Ready Contact List app that does just that.

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HTC One M8 with Windows

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In an unexpected twist, HTC has announced that the HTC One M8 will be released on Verizon running Windows. It is the same flagship device with the same “UltraPixel Duos Camera” except with Windows 8.1 and not Android. The M8 still comes with BlinkFeed, BoomSound and other HTC ...

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Sony announces Xperia M2 Aqua

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Sony dove into the mid range phone market with the Xperia M2 Aqua. The M2 Aqua offers up mid range specs with premium features like Sony’s OmniBalance, waterproofing at IP65/68 and Xperia camera apps. The spec list for the M2 Aqua is not overwhelming, but this is a midrange phone. The ...

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Android “L” release to include multi-user support for phones

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Multi-user profile support has been available on tablets for some time but is yet to appear on Android phones. However, a recent post on the Android issue tracker may suggest that it’ll appear in the Android L release. A post was created complaining about the lack of support for multiple ...

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Project Ara gets more details as Google show developers what they can do

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The modular phone is becoming more of a reality with Project Ara and Google have now shown developers just what is required to create swappable parts for the modular device. As part of this, Google has posted the Module Developers Kit (MDK) which contains the information required for developers ...

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Android now powers almost 60% of mobile devices – about 3 times the amount of iOS devices

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During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices ...

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AT&T offering at least $100 credit for trade-ins on smartphones

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AT&T has a new offer from their retail locations that lets customers get at least $100 towards the purchase of a new device when they trade in their old smartphone. As long as the old phone isn’t more than three years old, and is in good, working order, the person trading in will get ...

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New rumors drop about HTC Myst, the fabled Facebook phone

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If you’ve been around the Android circuit practically at all, chances are you’ve heard about a Facebook phone at least once. Probably more than that – but, I digress. There are now new rumors rolling around the rumor mill concerning the HTC Myst, the white unicorn of Android ...

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WSJ reports Amazon working on “Kindle Phone”, to release as early as late 2012

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There have been rumors floating around for a bit now about Amazon working on a so-called “Kindle Phone”. Now, the Wall Street Journal is reporting the same thing, adding coals to the rumor fire. According to WSJ, the device is in fact real, and could be released as early as this ...

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ADzero to usher in new era of bamboo smartphones?

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Of the myriad benefits to going Android, one in particular affects every user: the choice of hardware. Unlike with Apple devices, Android users have a wide range of different styles and form factors to choose from to fit their individual needs. Android’s open nature in this respect also ...

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

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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 talktime and standby times.  Even with multi-core processors and an increasingly more optimized Android ...

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Lucky number “Zeta” – HTC’s rumored 2.5GHz quad-core, Ice Cream Sandwich behemoth

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Engadget was handed a render and some specs of a possible upcoming HTC device, compelling us to revisit the age-old question: “should I wait to buy my next smartphone?” If this device is any indication of what’s coming soon, I, myself, might be holding out just a tad bit ...

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ZTE to make Boost Mobile debut with the ZTE Warp

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ZTE, a company that we primarily see across the lake in places like Korea, has decided to give the U.S. some love with their newly announced “ZTE Warp.” The company is debuting the new device on Boost mobile, and it comes with: Android 2.3 Gingerbread 4.3″ display Micro SD ...

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