The Blackberry Android Runtime Layer Slated for a 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

Fun fact! The new Blackberry 10 operating system runs Android applications! If you follow mobile news at all you may here that “Android is in everything” from time to time. While it may seem like an overstatement it is indeed true. From super affordable tablets, to washers, dryers, refrigerators, light bulbs and to top it ...

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Samsung Brings the Flip Phone Back with the Android based GT-B9120

Quick, tell me the last good smart phone that was built on a hinge, described as a “flip phone” and does not include a full QWERTY keyboard. Ok times, up. But if you did not utter at least something, you may be under the great spell of the slate. Without looking into it, the last ...

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The LG Lucid Becomes a Beacon of Affordable Clarity for Users looking for 4G LTE

Late last month LG took to the streets of MWC and announced its latest and greatest device with the LG Optimus VU. This super sized, ultra powerful smart phone was set to compete with the likes of the Galaxy Note. Unfortunately, LG really didn’t show off anything else. Today, a few weeks after the world ...

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The Samsung Rugby Smart goes Android

Rugby is an amazingly grueling sport; it takes the likes of a super rugged individual to get into the game as a spectator, let alone an active player. With the name comes rugged implications and Samsung has built a line of dedicated durable phones that live up to the name. The original Samsung Rugby came ...

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The LG Optimus Vu shows off a 5-inch screen with a 4:3 Aspect Ratio

The age of tablet phones is upon us once again. It seems that smart phones over 5 inches have a tendency to pop up and then disappear.  This phenomenon is quite similar to the whole 3D thing that went around like a bad cold recently, but remember folks it will be back! While the ‘standard’ ...

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The Motorola Corvair 6′ tablet will control your “Connected”

When a tablet becomes the center of automated control within the home, we all win! As the lines between your home electronics and the electronics that can fit into your pocket blur, the outcome is fully automated control from wherever you may find yourself. Take Android’s @Home initiative for example or Vizio’s attempt at a ...

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Sony Ericsson announces the Live with Walkman Android smart phone

    If you remember the perfection of the Sony Walkman CD or cassette styles and loved them, then you may want to check out what Sony Ericsson is unveiling. In simpler times, you had either a cassette or CD styled Walkman device that could get you your music with the push of a button. Fast forward ...

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LG’s LU-3000 Is Official—the Fastest Android Smart Phone Yet?

Screen of LG's LU3000 smart phone

South Korea-based LG is taking another stab at establishing some credibility in the Android smart phone game and its latest attempt—the LU3000—features the OMAP3630 processor from Texas Instruments and 1080p video output through HDMI. Claims are quickly popping up online that this is the fastest smart phone ever but until some verifiable benchmarks show up, ...

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Nexus S from Samsung and Google Launches December 16th

Picture of the Nexus S from Google and Samsung

The highly anticpated Nexus S smartphone from Samsung and Google will go on sale on December 16th in the United States and features the Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ operating system, a Super AMOLED touchscreen display at 4-inches and near field communication (NFC) abilities to function as a mobile, wireless wallet. The only question is, is the ...

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Android OS 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Gets Color Fixes, Lots More than Just NFC

‘Gingerbread’ might not be the ‘Honeycomb’ Android update that we all want but don’t think for a minute that it’s just a minor patch to hold everyone over until Android 3.0 comes out. One of the most exciting features new to Android coming in 2.3 Gingerbread is NFC or near field communication technology support for ...

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More Pictures of the Nexus S and Rumored Specs

The highly anticipated Nexus S from Google and Samsung has been spotted on video, in pictures and now has some rumored specs. The biggest feature in the Nexus S will be its incorporation of near field communication (NFC) technology for mobile payment. The device will also herald the release of Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ which improves ...

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Holiday Gingerbread—Google Might Launch Android 2.3 on December 6th

Google has already announced that it plans to release Android 2.3 before the end of this year and speculation is rampant that Andy Rubin’s presentation on December 6th at the D: Dive Into Mobile event will be the day. Rubin is Google’s VP of Engineering and his spot on stage will be the perfect time ...

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More Pictures of the Nexus S Emerge

The Nexus S will be Google’s second attempt at making a smartphone. The first, built by HTC while not a failure, was certainly not a success mostly because it was Google’s first foray into smartphone development. The Nexus One brought us Android and the Nexus S (which Samsung is building this time) will bring near ...

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Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ Is Almost Here and Google Is Updating Android Market

With the release of Android OS version 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ just around the corner, Google has been getting ready. Changes to Google apps on some devices have already got some slight tweaks and now Google is revamping its Android Market. The Android operating system has seen its number of available apps explode to the 100,000 range ...

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Android Turns Three Today and 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ SDK Available November 11th

 Google’s Android OS was announced today, three years ago and Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ is expected to release before the end of the year. The software developers kit (SDK) for Gingerbread will launch on November 11th according to IntoMobile’s sources. While Gingerbread will not be the big version 3.0 update everyone had hoped for, it does ...

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