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32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot

Google, much like Apple, is pretty bad at keeping secrets. Most, if not all, of the major announcements from the company’s Android-focused show have already been leaked over the past few weeks. One of the more prominent rumors was that Google would release a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet in time for the holidays. That rumor has just been confirmed by …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrades To Jelly Bean On Vodafone

The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the best, and most popular, Android phones on the market. The only downside at this point is that there’s still too many people stuck on Ice Cream Sandwich. Carriers are slowly beginning to upgrade users to Jelly Bean, but the UK is moving much faster in this regard than the US. Speaking …

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Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet

Acer this week announced its new 7-inch tablet at a slightly higher price point than both Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and the Google-branded Nexus 7 tablet. The new Iconia Tab A110 will launch on October 30 and will cost $230. The mini-tablet has a 1024 x 600 resolution screen and weighs just 0.86 pounds. It has a micro USB port, …

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Google Will Open The Playground At Android Event On October 29

Apple will be unveiling the iPad Mini at an event on October 23. It seemed like that would be the last big tech announcement of the year before we head into the holiday season. Turns out Google isn’t going to let Apple have the last word as the company has just announced an Android event for October 29. Yesterday afternoon, …

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Samsung (Finally) Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update

Samsung today finally announced its plans to upgrade U.S. Galaxy S III devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Owners of Samsung’s most popular device have been hanging for weeks on rumors about the upgrade, which Samsung officials said was “coming soon.” Samsung stated today that the update will be available over the air and as a download via Kies, the …

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Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Upgrade ‘Coming Soon’, Says Samsung

It’s Android’s not-so-secret shame. While Apple’s iOS updates tend to upgrade a large portion of their customers to the latest version within a week or two, Android users are at the mercy of their wireless carriers and device manufacturers when it comes to operating system upgrades. Carriers and manufacturers have to make sure the restrictions they place on the Android …

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Verizon Finally Gets Jelly Bean, But Only For Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1, or Jelly Bean, has been out for over a month now. The Nexus 7 was the first Android device to ship with it and carriers are now beginning the slow process of updating phones to the new OS. Verizon was a little slow to push Jelly Bean out to users, but they’re somewhat rectifying that today. Verizon announced …

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Galaxy S III to Get Jelly Bean Update in October

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S III may have the latest in smartphone hardware technology, but their device is still stuck running Androind 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is nearly two months since Google’s Nexus 7 tablet debuted with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Finally, Samsung has stated that the Galaxy S III will soon be getting an upgrade to Jelly Bean. …

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The Samsung Galaxy Camera Is Real, Comes With Android 4.1

We brought you word on Monday that Samsung may be working on their very own Android-based camera. The rumors stated that it was to be based on the Galaxy S III and feature Android 4.0. Those rumors turned out to be correct as Samsung announced such a device today at IFA. Samsung is dubbing it the Galaxy Camera and it’s …

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Multi-User Account Support Coming to Android

Users of Google’s Android platform have been requesting support for multiple user accounts for months now. The feature has not been necessary for smartphones, which are mostly personal devices. The rise of tablet computing, however, means that mobile operating systems will soon begin adopting familiar features from desktop operating systems. Tablets, like desktop computers, are often shared throughout a household, …

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Sony Might Bring Jelly Bean To 2011 Xperia Phones

Sony really ticked off a lot of people when they announced that they were no longer bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to the Xperia Play. Our comments were awash with many owners threatening to boycott Sony for this slight. Sony had themselves another PR nightmare last week when one of their spokespersons said that none of the 2011 Xperia phones would …

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Adobe May Have Dropped Flash Support For Android, But You Don’t Have To

You may remember last month when Adobe announced that Jelly Bean was not going to get Flash. Ice Cream Sandwich was going to be the last version of Android to have official support for Flash and the software was only going to be up on Google Play until August 15. It will be gone forever after that. Some people did …

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