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ZTE Nubia Z5 quad-core 1080 phone launching Christmas Day

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ZTE announced their new Nubia flagship brand last month, and it now looks like the company is hoping to launch the first Nubia phone around Christmas day.

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LG Intuition Android Phablet Review

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The LG Intuition is the company's attempt to break into the phablet market, which was invented and is ruled by Samsung with the Galaxy Note and upcoming Note 2.

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Sony Pocket Tablet Concept Uses Flexible OLED

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Turning to designer Patrik Eriksson, we find what he calls the Pocket Tablet Concept. It's meant to be "a happy marriage between a smartphone and... a tablet."

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Samsung Galaxy S III Unveil This Month, Launch Next Month

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While we had hoped for a formal announcement at MWC, it looks like Samsung will be unveiling the hotly anticipated Galaxy S III Superphone at a special event this month.

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Newest Google Docs for Android App Finally Adds Offline Access

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For better or for worse, Google controls a fairly significant part of my online life. And I want access to that online life even when I'm not plugged into the matrix. And that's why it's good to hear that the Google Docs for Android app is now bringing offline access into the picture.

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Polaroid Reveals First 16MP Android Smartphone Camera

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We are well aware that high end smartphones are now capable of producing very good snapshots and decent videos. This time, Polaroid's SC1630 camera is blurring the line. It runs Google Android phone OS . Hence, it's a camera that can make phone calls. In this respect, Polaroid prefers to call this device a "phone camera" (stress on "camera"), and not your regular "camera phone".

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Is The Galaxy Nexus Barometer A Real Game Changer?

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It didn't take long for us to figure out that accelerometers were useful and that proximity sensors made a lot of sense, but why would we want our phones to measure the ambient atmospheric pressure?

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Review: Motorola Atrix 4G with Lapdock and HD Multimedia Dock

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On the surface, it seemed like any number of other Android smartphones, but it's that extra functionality that really looked like it was going to be a game changer. But how does that whole docking into a multimedia centre experience really pan out in real life?

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Google Wallet smartphone app finally launches on Sprint

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In case you missed it, Google Wallet effectively stores your credit cards and other methods of payment onto your smartphone in the form of an Android app. When it comes time to pay for something, you simply tap your phone

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Jumbo-sized Motorola Droid HD smartphone stays slim

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An anonymous tipster sent Engadget a few pictures of what we think is the jumbo-sized Motorola Droid HD.As its name implies, it goes big with its touchscreen, stretching out into "superphone" territory with a presumably hi-res 4.5-inch display.

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Google set to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

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This is a total game changer. When Motorola split off its Motorola Mobility department into a separate business, we just thought that they were looking to give the handset segment a more direct focus. As it turns out, they may have been gearing up for today. Google has announced it will be buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

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Android Trojan automatically subscribes you to premium SMS services

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Uh oh. One of the troubles associated with developing an increasingly popular product is that you become a bigger target for the bad guys too. Google Android is not immune to these kinds of attacks and the most recent one could cost you a pretty penny. That's because it could start sending you daily jokes and daily horoscopes.

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Should we expect fewer Google Android tablets next year?

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Just when I thought Android was on the cusp of giving the iPad a run for its money, there's word that companies are scaling back their Android tablet operations in light of less than stellar sales. This comes by way of DigiTimes, which is saying these companies are instead shifting their attention toward "supersized" Android smartphone instead.

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Dev Kit for US Army Military Android Phone Announced

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It's not quite the same as Skynet going live with its cybernetic organisms, but we are inching that much closer to Judgment Day. The Mobile/Handheld Computing Environment (CE) is essentially a military Android framework.

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Kyocera Dual-Screen Android Echo Released

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As expected, Sprint is now offering the dual-screen Kyocera Echo to the Sprint customers in the US. The dual 3.5-inch WVGA touchscreens are obviously going to use alot of power, but when you've got two screens and your best bud has only one, who's worried about battery life? Right? Although the specs say you should get seven hours of talk-time, that's not going to be a whole lot of media and gaming action combined with that 1GHz QSD8650 Snapdragon processor.

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