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  • LG Optimus Vu revealed with stylus and LTE

    LG has officially revealed the LG Optimus Vu, the company’s new flagship for MWC 2012 next week and its stylus-toting challenge to Samsung’s Galaxy Note. Based around an iPad-matching 1024 x 768 resolution, 4:3

    February 19, 2012 • Views: 1012

  • Motorola offers bootloader-unlocked RAZR XT910 Developer Edition

    Motorola has announced a new variant of the RAZR, the RAZR XT910 Developer Edition, targeting coders with its unlockable bootloader. Currently up for pre-order in Europe, with a US version in the pipeline, the new RAZR is

    January 30, 2012 • Views: 1994

  • CM9 Music Player app revealed with shake & flip support

    A new Android Music app for CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) has been revealed, complete with gesture- and motion-controlled playback, custom lockscreen integration and downloadable themes. The handiwork of Andrew Neal, the new app is

    January 17, 2012 • Views: 634

  • Notion Ink Adam gets Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 Alpha ROM

    Notion Ink has released a new alpha ROM of Ice Cream Sandwich for its Adam tablets, building on its previous release in December and making Android 4.0.3 far more usable on the slate. The latest iteration now means WiFi and

    January 16, 2012 • Views: 626

  • Galaxy Nexus GSM Android 4.0.2 OTA update has gone live

    Google has begun distributing Android 4.0.2 to Galaxy Nexus owners using the GSM version of the handset. The update – which popped up on one of our GSM Nexus devices today – weighs in at a mere 8.8MB, and is described

    January 12, 2012 • Views: 1255

  • Android Design preaches ICS best-practice for devs

    Google has launched Android Design, a site dedicated to Ice Cream Sandwich best-practice in style, UI and behavior. Apparently intended to teach developers some of the justifications behind design decisions made in Android 4.0,

    January 12, 2012 • Views: 519

  • T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G packs 42Mbps HSPA+

    T-Mobile USA has revealed the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, the company’s latest Android smartphone and the newest iteration of the long-lived Galaxy S II series of phones. Powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 chip,

    January 11, 2012 • Views: 719

  • Sony Xperia SmartWatch hands-on

    Sony isn’t content to put Android in your pocket with its new Xperia ion and Xperia S phones; it also wants to put the Google OS on your wrist with the new Xperia SmartWatch. Packing a compact multitouch color OLED

    January 11, 2012 • Views: 746

  • Sony Xperia ion and Xperia S Hands-on

    Sony has dropped the “Ericsson” and outed a pair of highly-desirable smartphones at CES 2012 this week, the LTE-toting Xperia ion for AT&T’s 4G network, and its Euro sibling, the HSPA+ Xperia S. Both have a

    January 11, 2012 • Views: 1001

  • DROID 4 and DROID RAZR MAXX Official: Hands-on

    Motorola and Verizon have officially launched the DROID 4 and DROID RAZR MAXX at CES this week, and we’ve got hands-on with both Android smartphones. As expected, the DROID 4 packs a slide-out five row QWERTY keyboard,

    January 11, 2012 • Views: 1300