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Premium Suite upgrade coming to Samsung Galaxy S3

The Galaxy S3 is about to get even cooler. How? Samsung is going to start rolling out the Premium Suite upgrade. which adds in some features and enhancements for the

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Nexus S may be getting Jelly Bean update rollout in the next few days

One of the advantages of having a Nexus device is getting (most of the time) updates before other devices. It looks like that may continue to hold true, and the

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Sony Xperia S Android 4.0.4 ICS source code released

If you’re a ROM developer, then you know that source code is a good chunk of the proverbial sandwich that is ROM creation. For those developing on the Sony Xperia

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Sony S2 Tablet is the Tablet P, Specs Continue to Leak

      More specs have recently leaked about the upcoming Sony Tablet S and the codenamed Sony S2 which are expected to launch next month. The S2 will launch

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Paypal Readying NFC Powered Funds Transfers

You knew it would not take long for Paypal to jump onto the NFC train,the lure of making major coin in transaction fees every time someone uses their mobile device to transfer money is just too much for the financial giant to pass up.

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New Galaxy S 2 Commercial

The media onslaught from Samsung continues on it’s upcoming Galaxy 2 smart phone. This time, a commercial on YouTube has a young man in trouble with his girlfriend showing off how slim the phone is by allowing him to slide it under her front door to say sorry. Does anyone else hear “Every Breath You Take” in the background? Maybe that it is just me. Check out the video after the break.

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UK to get Galaxy S 2 May 1

It has been interesting to see the release process for the Galaxy line of devices from Samsung, releasing first in the UK and other overseas destinations (excluding Japan and China which seem to get all the cool toys first). Samsung has announced today that they are keeping in that tradition by reporting via press release that they will be releasing the Galaxy S 2 on May 1st in the UK. Successor to the very popular line of Galaxy handsets, the S 2 brings with it more processing power via a dual core processor, plus an upgrade to the Super AMOLED screens, called Super AMOLED Plus. As far as the flavor of Android, we know it is Gingerbread, but it is sure to be “touchwiz-ed” out.

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HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout

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Best Buy Launches Sprint Nexus S Pre-Orders Today

Boy Genius is reporting today that Best Buy has announced that they will be begin to take pre-orders for the Sprint version of the Nexus S starting today. There is no word on what the final pricing is going to be for the Gingerbread handset, but Boy Genius confirmed by contacting a Best Buy store that a deposit of $50 will guarantee you a phone on launch, which will be applied to the final purchase price. BGR also reports that the Sprint version is identical to the T-Mo version, but slightly thicker because of the CDMA and WiMAX radios. More information as we get it on the Sprint Nexus S.

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Fring Updates Android App

In a posting on their blog, Fring has announced that they have updated their Android application to improve the quality of video and regular calls using their service. The above video is the app running on the Nexus S, which touts “enhanced” support with Fring.

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HSN and Sprint Team Up to Give Shopping Junkies Fix

Fans of the Home Shopping Network who are Sprint customers can rejoice some today as they have announced the release of their HSN themed Sprint ID pack for Android users who have the Transform, the Optimus S or the Zio. A quote from their press release:

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Archos Gets Froyo’d and Rooted!

If you are like everyone else in the world, you are excited about the fact that we finally are getting some sort of choice in the Android tablet market.  We

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