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LG Optimus G to now utilize Qualcomm Snapdragon 800

The times they are a changing, or so the saying goes. We've been hearing a lot about LG lately, and although the LG high end line of phones will no longer be referred to as "Optimus", the low end to medium range will be, and with that, the new G series is getting a brand new Snapdragon processor to go with it: The Qualcomm Snapdragon 800.

HTC hires new VP of Global PR, Corporate and Internal Operations

When HTC's Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello stepped down, it appeared that HTC was getting its feathers in a tussle. Rumors persisted that they were beginning to become directionless, and even though strong sales opposed those rumors, the shuffling of major forces within the company suggested otherwise. Enter Lorain Wong, HTC's new VP of Global PR and Corporate/Internal Operations. Could stability finally be back in the cards?

Android Community Weekly: July 1st, 2012

Today is July 1st and we can look forward to tons and tons of great news in the world of Android this month. Just like the past week, July will also be all about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. A lot happened in the Android Community last week but we were pretty busy with a small event I'm sure you all heard plenty about -- Google IO 2012. To start off this weekly review of Android news hit our Google IO Portal to get started.

The Passing of a Great Man: Steve Jobs

Well, just one day after the announcement of the new iPhone 4S we have some terribly sad news. Today Apple board of directors have now confirmed that Steve Jobs has passed away. It deeply saddens me to have to write this story, Steve will always be remembered for his utterly amazing work and everything he has achieved and accomplished.

Amazon sending out press invites, I sense an Android tablet

Just hitting the wires this morning is the long awaited press invite from Amazon. In what appears to be nothing but an invite and a tease for an upcoming press conference being held by Amazon we can only expect this to be the long awaited and much rumored Android Kindle Tablet.

HTC will be making a “Major Announcement” Tomorrow Morning

HTC just sent over a little tip warning us that they have a major announcement they plan to reveal early tomorrow morning, That is August 11th. CEO Peter Chou will be conducting a teleconference in Los Angeles, and that's about all we know. This comes as a surprise because we haven't heard anything as of late or seen anything large leaked that may be announced tomorrow but we have a few ideas running around up stairs.

Breaking: HTC Unlocking Bootloaders Come August and September

This evening HTC just came out with some breaking and exciting news we have all been patiently waiting for (well most of us patiently), and that news is some official remarks regarding the timeline for unlocking the bootloader on HTC phones. I can't wait for some CM7 on my Sensation because that is what's coming next for mine. HTC plans to unlock their newest phones first, read on past the break for the full details.