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ASUS FonePad reaches certification, may meld an Atom tablet with Android

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No, not PadFone. FonePad. According to Indonesia's wireless regulator Postel, ASUS is trying to certify a FonePad K004 tablet that would switch up device names, not to mention create its fair share of mix-ups. But what is it? Based on that K004 codename and a match with a Thai...
ASUS FonePad reaches certification, may meld an Atom tablet with Android

Orange unveils Nivo, San Remo and Lumo Android smartphones to be launched in Europe later this year

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Mobile network operator Orange has unveiled three new Android smartphones today called the Orange Nivo, Orange San Remo and Orange Lumo, which will be launched in Romania, Slovakia and Spain during the first half of this year. It follows a 62 percent increase in the sales of Orange-branded smartphones across...
Orange unveils Nivo, San Remo and Lumo Android smartphones to be launched in Europe later this year

Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

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Owners of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 should have begun receiving an update to Android version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The update is being rolled out as an over-the-air download, and it enables a number of user interface and functionality changes. The update also fixes an exploit that renders Exynos 4-based processors...
Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7

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CloudOn, the popular free productivity service that brings Microsoft Office to mobile devices, just launched version 3.0 of its mobile app. With this launch, CloudOn is bringing its service to the iPhone, iPad Mini and Nexus 7. This means CloudOn is now available on all of Apple’s mobile devices, as...
After 3 Million Downloads, CloudOn 3.0 Now Brings Microsoft Office To iPhone, iPad Mini & Nexus 7
Latest Motorola X Phone specs and render point to 4.7-inch Gorilla Glass 3 display

Verizon to sell Galaxy Camera with LTE, but it will cost you each month

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Verizon Wireless is set to begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Camera on Dec. 13. The camera includes advanced features such as a 16-megapixel lens, 21x optical zoom lens and optical image stabilization, but two additional functions make the Galaxy Camera unique. The device runs on Google’s Android operating system and has...
Verizon to sell Galaxy Camera with LTE, but it will cost you each month
V-moda unveils Vamp Verza: a dockable, device-agnostic headphone amp and DAC for mobile audiophiles

T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

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We already know AT&T’s plans for the Samsung Galaxy S4, and now we have details on a couple of other carriers, too. Sprint announced today that Samsung’s flagship phone will be available on April 27 for $250 with a two-year contract. To woo new customers, the carrier is also offering...
T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

Google updates Search app for Android 4.1

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Google is in the process of pushing an update to its Search app for owners of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and above. The new version of the app are the Google Now search widget, movie ratings, real estate listings, and Fandango movie pass retrieval. Additionally, US users have a music...
Google updates Search app for Android 4.1
Huawei debuts mammoth 6.1-inch Ascend Mate 'smartphone' with Jelly Bean

Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

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You can't fault Sony for trying. After announcing its renewed focus on mobile back in 2012, the company's consistently issued thoughtful hardware for the global marketplace. But its collective efforts have yet to spark the "emotional" storm company CEO Kaz Hirai seems to be striving for. Well, if the...
Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'
Android Jelly Bean passes 10% adoption, ICS nears 30%, and Gingerbread finally falls under 50%
Gamestick, a tiny $79 Android gaming console, reaches Kickstarter goal after two days
Is Google Now Coming to iOS?

Sony details Android 4.1 updates for Xperia smartphones

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The smartphone-maker sheds light on which models will and won't see Jelly Bean in their future. [Read more]...
Sony details Android 4.1 updates for Xperia smartphones

Huawei's Germany-Bound Ascend G615 Packs High-End 3G Phone Specs In Mid-Range Price, With 1.4GHz Quad-Core Chip & 4.5″ 720p LCD

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Chinese mobile maker Huawei has had a habit of firing handsets into the market with specs that are pretty tasty for the money. Today it’s continuing this Android underdog strategy: unveiling what on paper looks like a relatively high end 3G smartphone but at a price that sits in the...
Huawei's Germany-Bound Ascend G615 Packs High-End 3G Phone Specs In Mid-Range Price, With 1.4GHz Quad-Core Chip & 4.5″ 720p LCD
It's Laughable That The Most Popular Version Of Android Is Nearly Three Years Old (GOOG)
Kickstarter removes GameStick project following an 'intellectual property dispute'

ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

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Oh ZTE you cheeky monkey. Towards the end of day one at IDF in Beijing, we stumbled upon this awkwardly titled Android Jelly Bean phone that is the Geek at ZTE's booth. Needless to say, this is yet another phone powered by an Intel processor -- a 2GHz Clover...
ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

HP's Slate 7 set to hit UK on May 1st for £129

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After concern about a slipped shipping date proved erroneous, HP's Android-packing Slate 7 has popped up in its UK store with a £129 price tag and May 1st ship date. That's pretty much in line with the date promised for the 7-inch, 1,024 x 600, 1GB RAM, dual-core A9...
HP's Slate 7 set to hit UK on May 1st for £129

Samsung HomeSync Android TV box packs 1TB HDD, dual-core CPU

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A mobile-focused show like MWC 2013 seems like an odd place to show off a TV-connected box, but that's how Samsung has chosen to introduce its new HomeSync device. Powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core CPU and running Android Jelly Bean, it's a media hub that the press release claims...
Samsung HomeSync Android TV box packs 1TB HDD, dual-core CPU
Leaked photos may show Samsung's oddly phone-like Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for Verizon hands-on

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 is no stranger to us, as we've had the opportunity to review the global unit on two occasions. This is the first time, however, that we've seen the S Pen-toting tablet bearing the Verizon logo -- and an unusually large one, to boot. Hardware-wise,...
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 for Verizon hands-on

Samsung Galaxy Note to Get Jelly Bean in New Year

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The Samsung Galaxy Note is set to receive an update that will bring Android Jelly Bean to the phablet. In addition to the latest Android software, the upcoming Premium Suite adds such features found on the newer Galaxy Note II as multi-window support and a pop-up video player. Samsung said...
Samsung Galaxy Note to Get Jelly Bean in New Year

ZTE V81 tablet shows up in website ahead of MWC, touts 8-inch display and Jelly Bean

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Not quite content with the release of its Grand S earlier this month, ZTE looks to be preparing a new tablet to go along with that aforementioned flagship handset. The V81 -- which will presumably make its official debut at this year's Mobile World Congress -- is, according to...
ZTE V81 tablet shows up in website ahead of MWC, touts 8-inch display and Jelly Bean

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

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Huawei's just unveiled the Ascend G 615 (not to be confused with the G 520) in Germany, and it's packing a 4.5-inch 720p IPS display and 1.4GHz quad-core processor for 299 euros. In addition to the silicon, 8GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM and a microSD slot hide...
Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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Turn your Nook HD+ into an Android 4.1 tablet

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N2A Cards now supports Barnes & Noble's big, beautiful new tablet, giving you the full Jelly Bean experience for as little as $19.99. [Read more]...
Turn your Nook HD+ into an Android 4.1 tablet

Samsung's ATIV Q tablet runs both Windows 8 and Android Jelly Bean

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Samsung on Thursday announced nine new products, including smartphones, tablets and a smart camera, but the biggest breakthrough product was a 13.3-in. convertible tablet called the ATIV Q that runs both Android Jelly Bean and Windows 8....
Samsung's ATIV Q tablet runs both Windows 8 and Android Jelly Bean
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