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Verizon Wireless begins pushing Android 4.2.2 update for Galaxy Nexus today

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Even though the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon Wireless bears the Nexus name, it does not receive updates directly from Google as other Nexus products do.  As a result, it is often late in receiving updates, bu…

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Jelly Bean claims 10.2% of Android distribution, Gingerbread falls to 47.6%

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Android Jelly Bean is the latest version of the Operating System and the most coveted version of Android available today.  However, if an uninformed individual took a look at the distribution numbers, he/s…

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Verizon: Motorola DROID RAZR HD and DROID RAZR MAXX HD to receive Android 4.1 next week

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Today, we have some good news for those who own either the Motorola DROID RAZR HD or the DROID RAZR MAXX HD on Verizon Wireless.  As promised by Verizon upon its initial announcement, both devices are scheduled t…

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Google Nexus 10 specs and images leak, boasts Android 4.2 and dual-core 1.7 GHz processor

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We are days away from Google’s upcoming Nexus event taking place on October 29.  According to the latest rumors, much more than another Nexus smartphone is going to be revealed.  Numerous rumors and lea…

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Google set to host an Android related event in NYC on October 29

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Ready for the next Nexus smartphone to finally launch?  According to an event invitation, Google is going to host an event in New York City on October 29 that will almost definitely see the release of the latest N…

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Pantech Marauder – The budget phone that shows Android has no budget phones [Hardware Review]

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The Pantech Marauder is my first Pantech phone, and its first Ice Cream Sandwich phone for Verizon. While handling the phone for the first time, I knew it was a mid to low tier smartphone, however, the software fr…

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HTC announces One X, One XL, and One S are scheduled to receive Android 4.1

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Before other manufacturers get the chance, HTC has already declared its intentions of bringing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean support to its high-end devices.  The HTC One X, One XL, and One S are all scheduled to recei…

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Sprint announces HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G will receive Android 4.0 in August

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For owners of the HTC EVO 3D or the HTC EVO Design 4G, Sprint has some great news for you today.  Starting in early August, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update will roll-out to both devices.  As with any softw…

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HTC Incredible 4G LTE – Watering down the phrase ‘new and improved’ [Hardware Review]

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I raved about the HTC Incredible 2 (Incredible S internationally) so much that I bought one. It was a great purchase a year ago, and now the upgraded HTC Incredible 4G LTE has been released by Verizon. With a very s…

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Toshiba Excite 7.7 – A high-end device with an equally high price [Hardware Review]

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With a gorgeous design and beefy insides, the Toshiba Excite 7.7 is a 7 inch tablet looking to compete with the Kindle Fire, Galaxy Tab, and Nexus 7 tablets.  Despite the overwhelming market-share of the iPad an…

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Google will sell the Galaxy Nexus again next week, revamped with Jelly Bean

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As we reported a couple of  days ago, Google had to pull the Galaxy Nexus from the Google Play page and simply suggest interested customers be notified when it is available again to ship.  According to a recent re…

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Sprint’s Nexus S 4G becomes an AOSP official device

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According to a recent post by Jean-Baptiste Queru, the Samsung Nexus S 4G on Sprint is now supported as an official AOSP smartphone.  In essence, the code has been fully handed over to the Google development te…

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will launch on Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S, and Xoom by Mid-July

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When the features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean were finished being announced, Android enthusiasts only had one question on their minds: when would we see Jelly Bean across devices that are currently available? F…

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Windows 8 & Ice Cream Sandwich: signs of what could be omnipresent technology [Opinion]

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Since Android debuted on phones in 2008, people have wondered what else it could power. We’ve since seen obvious uses in tablets and PMP’s, but Android has even trickled into everything from came…

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Android Update Alliance one year later: is this sufficient progress? [CHART]

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The Android Update Alliance was supposed to fix Android’s flawed update structure, but a year later, one has to wonder if it has really had much of an impact. There are still several prominent phones that…

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