February, 2012

  • Toshiba’s Excite gets a new name, date and price

    Toshiba's Excite X10 made a splash when the company unveiled it at CES, and for good reason: it's one of the most stylish tablets we've ever seen, something made even more impressive when considering that the original Thrive was

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  • Doro PhoneEasy 740 is Android meets Jitterbug

    As someone who has personally tried to teach basic operation of a DROID 3 to a septuagenarian, let me tell you, it's not an experience to be relished. Despite manufacturer's claims to "Simplify" the admittedly complex Android

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  • Less than one million Google TV devices sold so far

    We had hoped that CES last month would bring better news for Google TV, but things only seem to be getting worse since Logitech abandoned the platform. According to Google's first party Google TV apps in the Android Market, no

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  • Samsung’s Galaxy S II wins GSMA Phone of the Year at MWC

    Even the staunchest of Android detractors would be hard-pressed to call the Galaxy S II anything less than a great phone - certainly not us, since Android Community named it the best Android device of 2011. 20 million people

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  • Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait Benchmarks: Round 1

    Here at Mobile World Congress there is tons of talk regarding Qualcomm's new Snapdragon S4 Krait SoC, and with good reason. Four cores aren't always better than two and many different elements come into play with performance in

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  • Sony exposes launch details for new Xperia devices

    Clove has just released that the Sony Xperia P and Xperia U should be available on April 23rd. The Xperia P will retail for £315 ($425) and the Xperia U will set you back a bit less, at £199 ($268). These prices reflect the

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 arrives at FCC

    We just had some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 here at MWC, and it seems it just arrived over at the FCC just recently. This tablet has the same on-screen setup as the 5.3" version, yet isn't capable of making

    February 28, 2012 • Views: 337

  • Verizon CFO states family data plans should arrive mid-year

    If you have a family, paying a monthly smartphone fee for each individual can cost an outrageous amount of money. We had thought Verizon family share plans would be here already, and now Verizon CFO Fran Shammo unveiled that they

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  • Android Community Evening Wrap-Up: February 28, 2012

    We've seen a few more hints at the future of Android today from Google's MWC keynote. Eric Schmidt spoke for roughly an hour on what to expect for the future of Android development, how Android will become even more economically

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  • Reminder: our WIMM Spring Developers Project is complete – claim your device!

    Just this last week we've had a fabulous WIMM Spring Developers Project project going on in collaboration with SlashGear and WIMM in which we had you, the everyday average and awesome brainstormer, think up and write down Micro

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