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32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot 32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot
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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 …

Samsung Nexus 10 To Feature Android 4.2 Samsung Nexus 10 To Feature Android 4.2
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The latest Android operating system version is 4.1, otherwise known as Jelly Bean. It was introduced at Google I/O this year, and is now slowly working its way into devices around the world. Rumors indicate that the next version of …

Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrades To Jelly Bean On Vodafone 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 …

Leak Reveals Full Details On LG’s Nexus Phone Leak Reveals Full Details On LG’s Nexus Phone

We know that LG is making a Nexus phone for Google. The only thing was that we didn’t know much about the phone. There were a few images, but nothing else. A leak today provides us a lot more information, …

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

Google Will Open The Playground At Android Event On October 29 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 …

Samsung (Finally) Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update 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 …

Gmail For Android 4.2 Comes With Useful New Features Gmail For Android 4.2 Comes With Useful New Features
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Do you use Gmail for Android? Chances are you probably do. Some people may not be using it as much as they would like to due to a few features still not present in the latest version. It looks like …

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

HTC One X+ Release Date For North America Still Unknown HTC One X+ Release Date For North America Still Unknown
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HTC unveiled the HTC One X+ today. While the device will be available in Europe and North Asia this month, and in South Asia next month, the company has yet to specify a release date for North America. The device …

Verizon Finally Gets Jelly Bean, But Only For Galaxy Nexus Verizon Finally Gets Jelly Bean, But Only For Galaxy Nexus
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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. …

Galaxy S III to Get Jelly Bean Update in October Galaxy S III to Get Jelly Bean Update in October
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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 …

Google Launches Some New Google Now Features Google Launches Some New Google Now Features
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Google has released an update to the Google Search App for Android, which began rolling out last night. There are some new Jelly Bean-specific features, which cater to Google Now, which was unveiled at Google I/O a couple months ago. …

The Samsung Galaxy Camera Is Real, Comes With Android 4.1 The Samsung Galaxy Camera Is Real, Comes With Android 4.1
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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 …

Samsung Galaxy Note II Specs Leaked Samsung Galaxy Note II Specs Leaked
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Apple may have just handed Samsung it’s rear in a U.S. court, and recent attention may have been on the Galaxy Note 10.1 and other Samsung tablets, but the Korean company is still plugging away at the smartphone market. Today …

Multi-User Account Support Coming to Android 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 …

Sony Might Bring Jelly Bean To 2011 Xperia Phones 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 …

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

Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane” Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane”
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Google has had a good thing going with the names for their Android operating systems. They have all been named after sweets and have followed an alphabetical order starting with Cupcake and ending up with Jelly Bean as the newest …

Android Engineer Explains Why The Nexus 7 Display Is So Sexy Android Engineer Explains Why The Nexus 7 Display Is So Sexy
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Everybody who went to Google I/O has probably played around with the Nexus 7 tablet for at least a week now. They may have noticed that the display is pretty great, and that apps built for phones actually look pretty …

Google Voice Search Performs 47 Actions Admirably (Including A Meme) Google Voice Search Performs 47 Actions Admirably (Including A Meme)
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One of the coolest parts about Google’s I/O keynote was the Voice Search introduced in Jelly Bean to compete with Apple’s Siri. That was a staged demo though. Google could have mucked with the presentation to make it seem better …