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Majority of Android devices still on 2.3, 4.1 and 4.0 grow

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Google has released the latest install base numbers for all versions of its Android mobile operating system, showing that version 2.3 Gingerbread remains the most widespread installed version by far, but devices running Android 4.0 and 4.1 are steadily increasing as a share of the overall install base. The newest...
Majority of Android devices still on 2.3, 4.1 and 4.0 grow

LG Optimus L3 appears in Sweden, packs entry-level style

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It's not every day that we come across an entry-level Android smartphone from LG, especially one that packs this much style. The LG Optimus L3 (aka E400) recently popped up on Swedish retailer CDON's website and appears to be slotted right below the Optimus Hub (successor to the highly...
LG Optimus L3 appears in Sweden, packs entry-level style
Ice Cream Sandwich slowly slinks toward double-digit Android adoption

MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV

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Well, that didn't take long. Shortly after showing up in some leaked shots, Samsung's Galaxy S Lightray 4G is with us yet again, save for this time around it's an official appearance courtesy of MetroPCS. The underdog carrier's announced the Lightray 4G will be the latest addition to its...
MetroPCS outs Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G: 4.3-inch Super AMOLED, LTE and Dyle Mobile TV

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to spark up T-Mobile in March

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T-Mobile's latest Galaxy S Android Gingerbread handset will feature a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, a dual-core processor, and HSPA+ speeds for less than $200. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to spark up T-Mobile in March

Intel's Xolo X900 by Lava hands-on

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Intel's Medfield-based Android smartphones have been buzzed about for sometime now, but until this past CES, we hadn't actually seen one of these unicorns en vivo. No longer, as the chip manufacturer outed a trio of those very handsets today at its MWC event. Of particular note is the...
Intel's Xolo X900 by Lava hands-on

Jelly Bean breaks the 10 percent mark on Android devices

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The latest versions of Google's mobile operating system, Android 4.1 and 4.2 (Jelly Bean) are running on more than 10 percent of Android devices, chipping away at the Gingerbread version's dominant share, according to Google. Android 4.1 is running on 9 percent of devices running the OS, while 1.2...
Jelly Bean breaks the 10 percent mark on Android devices

PSA: LG Optimus Elite available today on Virgin Mobile USA for $150

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If you were one of those who jumped on last week's pre-order, chances are you're eagerly waiting for this Virgin-branded Optimus Elite to show up at your doorstep today. For those who decided to wait it out, however, you'll be happy to know LG's Gingerbread slab is now up...
PSA: LG Optimus Elite available today on Virgin Mobile USA for $150

Samsung Refreshes Galaxy Smartphone

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The sleek, curved model has a 4-inch display and runs Gingerbread, but the Galaxy S Advance won't hit the U.S. for months....
Samsung Refreshes Galaxy Smartphone

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS
Nexus Q: social streaming media player announced [video]

New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for January 2012

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2012 started with a flourish of new apps across iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The holiday season is the busiest time of year for app publishers but the follow up in January was equally impressive. That is a testament to the growing app ecosystem and the amount of developers starting...
New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for January 2012
Number of devices running Jelly Bean doubles in a month, Gingerbread still dominates Android

LG teases new 5-inch Optimus Vu Android smartphone [video]

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LG recently began teasing a new smartphone that could very well make its debut during the Mobile World Congress trade show later this month. The device, dubbed the Optimus Vu, will offer a 5-inch display with a 4:3 aspect ratio, and rumor has it the phone will also come...
LG teases new 5-inch Optimus Vu Android smartphone [video]
Android Jelly Bean passes 10% adoption, ICS nears 30%, and Gingerbread finally falls under 50%
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Galaxy Ace Plus, and Galaxy Mini 2 hands-on pictures

Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)

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It's a familar scenario. You're traveling with a friend, she poses in front of a famous monument, you're ready to take her picture with your phone, but there's a constant stream of people and vehicles getting in and out of your shot. What are your options? You could wait...
Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)

In Major Change Of Plans, Google Will Let Multiple Companies Release 'Nexus' Phones (GOOG)

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In a major departure from its current smartphone strategy, Google plans to let multiple manufacturers make Google-branded Nexus phones, according to WSJ. In previous years, Google would partner with one manufacturer to make a Nexus phone. That manufacturer would get early access to the latest version of Android before anyone...
In Major Change Of Plans, Google Will Let Multiple Companies Release 'Nexus' Phones (GOOG)
Android Version Market Share numbers come out, over 60% still on Gingerbread, 4.x hits 16%
Samsung's projector-equipped Galaxy Beam now available in the UK
Motorola RAZR Maxx to be released in Europe and Middle East in May
Google Translate For Android Gets Pumped Up With Picture Translations

Samsung Replenish review: Boost Mobile's cheapest Android phone

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If you're on a tight budget, Boost Mobile's $100 Replenish gives you a QWERTY keyboard and Android Gingerbread without a contract....
Samsung Replenish review: Boost Mobile's cheapest Android phone

Nikon to Release Android-Powered Coolpix Camera

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The 16-megapixel Nikon Coolpix S800c runs Android Gingerbread and has a suggested retail price of $350....
Nikon to Release Android-Powered Coolpix Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate Is Cheap, Fast, And Eco-Friendly: Launches June 10 At AT&T

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LTE is a wonderful thing. It’s like seeing the ocean for the very first time, or taking off in a plane. The speed is brand new, and it’s beautiful. But unfortunately, most LTE smartphones tend to hang out on the expensive end of the shelf, and not everyone has $200-$300...
The Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate Is Cheap, Fast, And Eco-Friendly: Launches June 10 At AT&T

Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership

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Brazilian company IGB Eletrônica has announced in a press release that its subsidiary Gradiente is launching a new smartphone series, Brazilian site G1 reports. Nothing to see here, except for one detail: the series is called ‘IPHONE’ – yes, as Apple’s iconic devices. While IGB doesn’t explicitly mention the elephant...
Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership
Android 4+ surpasses a quarter of install base

Apple scores another patent victory over Samsung in the Netherlands

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It's always the same. The two companies continue to play tit-for-tat with their patents around the world. Apple's so-called rubber-banding patent has been particularly contentious. It played a central role in a German injunction against Motorola and was invalidated by the USPTO. Now the bounce-back scrolling effect has given...
Apple scores another patent victory over Samsung in the Netherlands

New handset launches and updates see Ice Cream Sandwich reach 4.9% of Android devices

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The number of active Android devices running its latest Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) version grew to reach 4.9 percent from 2.9 percent last month, according to new figures from Google, via Phandroid. The growth follows April’s figures, which saw Ice Cream Sandwich’s penetration increase from 1.6 percent to 2.9...
New handset launches and updates see Ice Cream Sandwich reach 4.9% of Android devices

Developing For Android Is Much Easier Now

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Software quality assurance testing on Android devices is far easier than it was just a year ago, at least according to one of Asia’s largest mobile app developers, Animoca. The Hong Kong company has produced over 300 apps since it started two years ago, and just shot past 150 million...
Developing For Android Is Much Easier Now
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