The week’s best Android rumors: Galaxy Tab 4, HTC Nexus 10, Desire 8, Nokia Normandy, and more

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Samsung will possibly introduce the Galaxy Tab 4 line of tablets at Mobile World Congress, according to whispers. Details include a 7-inch, 8-inch, and 10.1-inch model are in order; common specs include 1280×800 resolution, microSD, and 1.2GHz processors. Storage will ...

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Boost Mobile debuts 5.7-inch Boost MAX

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The $300 device is the no-contract carrier’s first crack at the so-called phablet form factor Boost Mobile on Tuesday introduced its first plus-sized smartphone, the 5.7-inch Boost MAX. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the handset features a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel rear ...

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Sprint unveils $30 ZTE Optik 2 tablet

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Sprint this morning announced the ZTE Optik 2, an Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean tablet with a rock bottom price tag. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 1GB RAM, addition details include 8GB storage, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing 2-megapixel camera, and 3G ...

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In Brief: ZTE unveils new Car Mode app, voice biometrics

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Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) and ZTE Corporation today announced an all new ZTE Car Mode application for ZTE Android devices at CES 2014 in Las Vegas – a result of the two companies’ collaboration to bring advanced voice applications to ZTE Android devices worldwide. ZTE is ...

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ZTE releases the Grand S II at CES

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Last year at CES, ZTE revealed the Grand S, and this year they decided to reveal its successor, the Grand S II. Just like every smartphone comes with at least one unique feature, the same case is with the Grand S II. A lot of Android devices comes with voice recognition for command, but the... ...

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ZTE confirms multiple devices for CES 2014

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China-based manufacturer ZTE  just announced it will have a full range of new products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., next week, including a new flagship smartphone. The devices include the Grand S II smartphone, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, its ...

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile unveil holiday smartphone deals

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Pre-paid carriers get the shopping season started with deep discounts on smartphones You didn’t think Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals were limited to smartphones with contract, did you? Indeed, both Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile have announced their promotional prices for devices ...

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U.S. Cellular’s prepaid smartphones now offered through Amazon

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Today sees U.S. Cellular expanding its prepaid reach by offering devices to customers through Amazon.com. Effective immediately, customers can purchase a prepaid device through Amazon.com and activate it on any of U.S. Cellular’s prepaid plans. No, they’re not all Android-powered, but ...

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WSJ: ZTE says “me too” for smartwatches

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Smartwatches by everyone, for everyone! At least, that’s the approach companies are taking as rumors swirl about an iWatch, the Pebble smartwatch continues to improve and impress, and every other tech company on the planet hints at a forthcoming smartwatch. The latest report, courtesy of ...

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Aio Wireless offering free ZTE Prelude with any plan

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Just a quick heads up to let you you guys and gals know about a promotion from Aio Wireless which sees the no-contract carrier giving a smartphone away for free. Effective a few weeks back, the carrier is offering the ZTE Prelude at no cost to the customer. Given there’s no long-term ...

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Cricket Wireless gets straight to the ZTE Source

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Cricket Wireless on Thursday announced that the 4.5-inch ZTE Source will soon be available for purchase. Priced at $219.99, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean device features a 5-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4GB internal storage. The ZTE Source ships with Cricket’s ...

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Aio Wireless offering deals on ZTE smartphones

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New customers activating a qualifying rate plan in-store or online can get a ZTE Prelude™ smartphone for free* (normally priced at $49.99) or the ZTE Overture™ 4G LTE smartphone, normally priced at $149.99, for only $74.99. The offer is available for a limited time only while supplies last at ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts $99 ZTE AWE

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Virgin Mobile announced on Tuesday that the $99 ZTE AWE is now available to purchase through the no-contract carrier. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, and 4GB internal storage. The 3G handset can be ...

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Virgin Mobile now offering waterproof Reef

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Virgin Mobile announced on Thursday that the immediate availability of a waterproof Android smartphone in the Reef. Manufactured by ZTE, the phone is Virgin Mobile’s first certified IPX7 waterproof device and comes with an attractive $149.99 price. The Reef is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly ...

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AT&T’s ZTE Z998 ‘Mustang’ appears on ZTE website

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Ma Bell's next mid-range Android smartphone may have already arrived online; the ZTE handset should be a low-cost alternative to top Androids.

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