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LG announces the Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and Optimus LTE will receive Android 4.0

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Today, we have some good news for those who own one of the four high-end Android smartphones mentioned in the title above.  The Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and the Optimus LTE represent the four flags…

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus could sell for $199 according to leaked Verizon ad

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Just a few days ago, we reported the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus wasn’t going to launch until December.  Many rumors previously indicated that it would launch sometime during November, but it loo…

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Samsung reportedly confirms Galaxy Nexus launch will occur in December, adds to the frustration

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Verizon Wireless passed up its chance on the Samsung Galaxy S II because it new it was going to launch a different killer Samsung smartphone — namely the one attributed to the pure Google experience.  The…

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Verizon Wireless announces the Samsung Illusion, aimed towards the budget conscious

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A smartphone these days usually only receives a lot of hype if it features industry-leading hardware and the latest software (i.e. the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Motorola DROID RAZR, or the Samsung Galaxy S II).  H…

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Ice Cream Sandwich Face Unlock feature tricked with a photo [Video]

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Ice Cream Sandwich includes a feature that allows users to unlock the phone simply by looking at their device. A front-facing camera takes a look at the person holding the phone, compares that to the registered…

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Are multiple Android app markets a good thing?

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I work out regularly, and when I forget my headphones, I’m stuck watching the terrible music/ad channel. Conveniently, one of their ads shows some of the most popular apps on both Android and iOS. This is…

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Adobe Flash Mobile development to die off according to rumored upcoming statement

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Adobe may be ceasing all developmental efforts on mobile Flash according to sources who spoke to ZDNet. On its Tech Broiler blog, ZDNet writer Jason Perlow claims that an update from Adobe to be released later t…

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 detailed as quad-core chip with better graphics, battery life, and performance

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Say hello to NVIDIA Tegra 3, the quad-core processor previously codenamed Kal-El. Following up the Tegra 2 processor that powered practically every Android Honeycomb tablet announced in 2011, Tegra 3 is a ma…

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Ancestry releases beta app to keep up with your genealogy

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I’ve belonged to Ancestry.com for a few months now, and while there are a few free alternatives, it is by far the best and most helpful site in researching your family tree. They have finally released a bet…

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Still on Google+ these days? Well, tell us what to put on +Androinica

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Perhaps you’re a part of the millions of people who are still active on Google+ these days. Or maybe you’e one of the millions who scurried back to Facebook and Twitter for your online communicatio…

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Android representation in MM ad network reaches its highest point

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It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Android’s growth in the past three years has been remarkable, so the constant stream of reports showing those increases are no longer surprising. Still, i…

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Netflix finally extends support to Honeycomb tablets

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Finally, Netflix has added streaming support to Android Honeycomb tablets. The new update also extends streaming capabilities to Android users in Canada and Latin America. This is great news because it wil…

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Dear Molly at CNET: You are wrong about Android

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Molly Wood did what many journalists seem to do when it comes to Android vs. iPhone – throw out a lot of opinions, mix in some misinformed statements to justify them, and then completely miss the mark about…

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Google Buzz killed in the name of Google+ [RIP]

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Let us take a moment to pour out a little liquor for our old friend Google Buzz. The original social network upstart from Google debuted in February 2010, but it stumbled out the gate and never found its footing ag…

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The Times Android tablet app may be the best of its kind [App Reviews]

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The Times, one of the world’s oldest and most recognized newspapers, is now on Android – one of the world’s youngest and most recognized operating systems. More specifically, The Times is…

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