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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HTC Sensation XL/Runnymede Officially Announced with Beats Audio

HTC is on a roll these days as they recently announced the Sensation XE and now they are back with another addition to their Sensation line. Today, they officially announced the HTC Sensation XL, previously known as HTC Runnymede, which was leaked a lot of times before and even said to be ...

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Win Free Phones for Life from the Shack!

I am pretty sure that everyone out there would be thrilled to get the email that we just got from the Shack this afternoon, telling us how we can win free phones for life! Check it out after the break.

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Tag Heuer’s Link Phone Brings Hefty Price Tag of $6,712

Are you the flashy type? Tag Heuer has just announced their first phone, the Link. I’ll start by saying this phone retails for $6,712. Yes, that’s six thousand, not six hundred. So what could be so special about this phone that it costs nearly seven grand, you ask? Well, lets talk about the ...

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Meet the ASUS Padfone

According to Android Central, today at the Computex Conference, ASUS unveiled their latest creation, the Padfone. The Padfone offers a very unique design, being a tablet/phone hybrid. The concept is that the phone docks into this tablet and powers it. The tablet is said to not work without the ...

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Sharp Extends Aquos Brand with New 3D Android Handset

Again we find ourselves a bit jealous of our Android brothers and sisters who live in Japan.

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Remember the Days When 80MB was a Cavernous Hard Drive?

I sure do.  When my family bought our first computer, the dealer said that we would never need more than that 80MB, boy was he wrong!  As we enter the standard spec of a terrabyte of storage, the same analogy can be made to processors.  Back then, a 486 was FAST, now we use them... Read More