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Samsung Teases Ice Cream Sandwich device for CTIA release

Samsung Teases Ice Cream Sandwich device for CTIA release

What you're about to see may alarm you - do not be frightened - this may well be your first glimpse at the first Android Ice Cream Sandwich device, and it's dangerously curved. Samsung has been pretty good about promoting their devices over the past few months, always letting us know that there's something magical around the bend with teaser videos galore - this time it's a set of combos from real life, this all leading us to believe that the Ice Cream Sandwich hero device (that operating system being one that combines tablet and smartphone functionality) is right around the bend. And bent it is, ladies and gentlemen, bent it is.

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Ice Cream Sandwich gets two-minute video tour

Ice Cream Sandwich gets two-minute video tour

The much anticipated Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is expected to be a major revamp that will unite and streamline the platform for both smartphones and tablets. And now the update has been leaked in a two-minute video tour that gives us a nice little preview. The clip allegedly comes from a lucky eBay shopper who picked up a Samsung Nexus S only to find that it was running a build of the next-gen Android platform.

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Nexus Prime Bluetooth certification revealed

Nexus Prime Bluetooth certification revealed

It appears that the Samsung device by the name of Nexus Prime has seen its way to Bluetooth certification, this being one of the last steps, FCC certification as well as an actual official word from the manufacturer being next, before an actual release of the device to the public. This Bluetooth certification is but one of many puzzle pieces we've all been putting together on the puzzle that is the hero phone for Android's next big version, Ice Cream Sandwich. One way or another there's going to be a phone here, ladies or gentlemen, and we've gotta find it!

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Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T Join Forces for $100M NFC Investment

Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T Join Forces for $100M NFC Investment

There's some big money floating around right this minute, all of it aimed directly at NFC venture Isis, a soon to be rival of Google's NFC service known as Google Wallet. Mobile payments will be the way of the future if Japan is any indication, a mobile payment piece of hardware a MUST in every smartphone (and quite a few feature phones too) on the islands if you want to sell a single unit. Bloomberg has some "people with knowledge of the project" who are saying that this investment is set to be a big step toward what Juniper Research says is a $670 billion dollar market by 2015.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich Photos Leak on Nexus S

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Photos Leak on Nexus S

Several screenshots have been leaked to a set of Android-specific fan sites that appear to show a Samsung Nexus S device hosting the newest still unreleased version of Android, that being Ice Cream Sandwich, a version which is said to tie together the smartphone and the tablet worlds, each of them now running their own versions of Android, Gingerbread for handsets and Honeycomb for tablets. A set of factoids appears to have been delivered with these photos from a source who very well may be delivering a legitimate Beta version of this operating system to the public.

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HTC Ignite Revealed, Not Nexus Device as Previously Rumored UPDATE: WP7 Instead

HTC Ignite Revealed, Not Nexus Device as Previously Rumored UPDATE: WP7 Instead

Before you even ask, Binnenkort Leverbaar means COMING SOON in Dutch. And what is coming soon, you might ask? Why, the HTC Ignite, of course! In an email from a source at a European retailer we've been assured that the rumors that the next HTC handset would be the Nexus-branded device to come after the legendary Nexus S and be the hero device for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, are untrue, and that instead HTC would be releasing the phone you see in the screen grab below. Furthermore, similar to what's been occurring with HTC devices for some time now, this device will be released in Europe before the United States.

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Nexus S Android smartphone heads to AT&T

Nexus S Android smartphone heads to AT&T

If you are on AT&T and you are a fan of Android smartphones. A new offering is headed your way. The Nexus S is finally coming to AT&T and you can pre-order it right now at Best Buy Mobile stores. It will hit the stores and online on July 24 and will sell for $99. The smartphone does require a 2-year contract. The specifications of the phone are just like those on other networks.

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Sony Ericsson Android NFC intent tipped by NXP

Sony Ericsson Android NFC intent tipped by NXP

Sony Ericsson will use the same NFC chip as found in the Samsung Nexus S for its new Android smartphones, according to the component supplier. NXP Semiconductors has confirmed that Sony Ericsson will be slotting the PN65 NFC solution - consisting of the NFC radio controller, the embedded secure element and NFC software - into future devices, enabling mobile payments and other short-range wireless use.

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Nexus 4G Next-Generation Android Ice Cream Sandwich Device in Full Suggested Detail

Nexus 4G Next-Generation Android Ice Cream Sandwich Device in Full Suggested Detail

Today there's been a what amounts to a flurry of activity surrounding the next-generation Nexus device basically certainly on the way from Google's labs and whatever carrier they decide on pairing with. The big news comes via a report coming from a source speaking with BGR that notes several new and very plausible details on the so-called Nexus 4G, aka the next step in Google-partnered Android devices toting their most vanilla version of their current mobile operating system, whatever that Android may be. What lies below is an account of everything we've learned thus far, including rumors leading back months ago. We can't wait!

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 29, 2011

Perhaps the two biggest topics of the week, the Google Wallet announcement and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.1 Mango unveiling, brought exciting new developments for the two mobile platforms. More speculation continued on what Apple has planned for next month's WWDC, where the company is expected to unveil the new iOS 5, OS X Lion, and possibly the iCloud---iTunes cloud music service. In anticipation, Amazon's been competing even more aggressively to campaign for its Cloud Drive and Cloud Player services. Continue after the cut for the roundup video and the pertinent links to everything covered in the video.

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Orange Quick Tap NFC payments hands-on

Orange Quick Tap NFC payments hands-on

NFC payment systems on cellphones have been making headlines recently, with Apple, Google and others all tipped to be considering their own schemes, but carrier Orange UK has decided to go one stage further and actually launch a contactless payments service. Operated in partnership with Barclaycard, and working with over 50,000 stores across the UK already equipped with NFC terminals - from names including McDonalds, EAT, Subway, Boots and others - Orange "Quick Tap" will launch in an affordable Samsung phone, the Tocco Quick Tap. We caught up with the carrier for a very conveniently paid-for coffee to find out how the system works.

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