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  • Galaxy Note Ice Cream Sandwich OTA goes live

    Samsung has begun the OTA roll-out of Android 4.0 for the Galaxy Note, finally delivering Ice Cream Sandwich to the company’s eager phablet fans. The near-320mb upgrade, spotted first Note owner Devin Balentina, brings

    May 10, 2012 • Views: 548

  • Galaxy S III gets early pre-order page: 12MP and 4.7 Super AMOLED

    A pre-order page for the Samsung Galaxy S III has apparently gone live in advance of the smartphone’s May 3 debut, with Amazon Germany pulling the trigger early. Priced at €599 ($792) unlocked and SIM-free, and sold

    April 21, 2012 • Views: 509

  • Disguised Samsung Galaxy S III caught in Vietnam

    Samsung’s Galaxy S III has been caught in the wild, or at least its core hardware has, with a disguised prototype showing up in Vietnam. Apparently confirming the talk of a quadcore 1.4GHz processor and a 4.6-inch screen

    April 20, 2012 • Views: 892

  • Lava XOLO X900 kicks off Intel’s Android phone plans

    The first Intel-powered Android smartphone will hit the market on April 23, with the Lava XOLO X900 going on sale in India. Packing a 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 processor with 1GB of RAM and a 4.03-inch 1024 x 600 LCD display, the X900

    April 19, 2012 • Views: 1515

  • HTC denies Beats backlash

    HTC has reiterated its commitment to Beats By Dre, denying reports that the recent replacement of its Chief Financial Officer is a prelude to reducing involvement with the audio brand. Speculation about the role Beats Audio would

    April 18, 2012 • Views: 559

  • Acer Iconia Tab A510 packs Tegra 3 and ICS in $450 slate

    Acer has outed its first quadcore Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, the Acer Iconia Tab A510, a 10.1-inch slate running Android 4.0 on NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 chipset. The A510 has a 1280 x 800 10-point touchscreen with 85-degree viewing

    March 22, 2012 • Views: 487

  • Angry Birds Space hits Play Market

    Angry Birds Space has gone live in the Android Play Market, offering bird-hurling pig haters the opportunity to fling feathers in space. Featuring sixty levels spread across both space and planets, with a mixture of zero-gravity

    March 22, 2012 • Views: 536

  • Qualcomm 802.11ac WiFi could triple wireless performance

    Qualcomm reckons Android smartphone users could see 3x the wireless performance once handsets make the jump to 802.11ac WiFi, the company claims, thanks to improvements in speed, range and power consumption. That’s one of

    February 23, 2012 • Views: 614

  • LG Optimus L3, L5 and L7 revealed

    LG has, as expected, taken the wraps off a further range of new smartphones ahead of MWC 2012, the LG L Series, consisting of three devices spanning hardware capabilities and price points. At the top sites the 4.3-inch LG Optimus

    February 21, 2012 • Views: 657

  • LG swipes at NFC with Optimus LTE Tag

    LG’s second new Android smartphone for Mobile World Congress is the LG Optimus LTE Tag, and the company is hoping you’ll get into the habit of tapping it against your dashboard. A 4.3-inch 1.2GHz dual-core handset

    February 20, 2012 • Views: 660