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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 2, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 2, 2012

Well folks, the end of Thursday is nearly upon us, which means we'll be kicking off the weekend soon. Today brought quite a bit more news about the Apple vs. Samsung trial than yesterday did, with Samsung's lawyer fighting back against allegations made by Apple's counsel. Things aren't looking too good for Samsung though, as it appears that Judge Lucy Koh has thrown out quite a bit of the company's evidence, and now Apple is requesting sanctions that uphold its patents based on yesterday's evidence leak. The upside to all of this, however, is that we got another peek at an early iPhone prototype today, so be sure to check that one out.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: August 2nd, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: August 2nd, 2012

Without a doubt you'll want to start your day off right with our early review of Total Recall - the 2012 version. Right after that you'll want to take a peek at our interview with none other than the director of Total Recall Len Wiseman as he speaks with us about Science Fiction, directing his wife (Kate Beckinsale), and customized LED tattoos. Next you'll want to dive into Minecraft 1.3.1 as it brings on Emeralds as well as NPC trading! You'll also find that early this morning we've got a report on Sony's fiscal Q1 report shows income down a shocking 77 percent.

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Ice Cream Sandwich grows 50% in latest Android platform stats

Ice Cream Sandwich grows 50% in latest Android platform stats

Google has released the latest breakdown of Android versions, with Ice Cream Sandwich continuing its slow penetration into handsets while Jelly Bean remains fledgling at best. The figures, based on active Android devices using the Play store within the past two weeks, confirm that 2.3 Gingerbread remains the most commonly used version of the open-source OS, with over 60-percent of installs.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: August 1st, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: August 1st, 2012

This first of the month we've got analysis that says things aren't going to look fabulous for Microsoft while, believe it or not, Apple sits right on top of the second quarter for PC shipments. If you're looking to pick up a Samsung Galaxy Nexus you're in luck -it's escaped its lawful bonds once again. There's a new tip on the iPhone side of things, two new elements: Bluetooth 4 and a magsafe-style dock connector.

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Raspberry Pi gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Raspberry Pi gets Ice Cream Sandwich

Tinker-friendly developer gadget Raspberry Pi has received a jolt of Android, with a functional - though incomplete - port of Ice Cream Sandwich for the super-cheap computer. A work in progress for some time, according to the Raspberry Pi team, but kept quiet because the build isn't quite what you'd find publicly available, the Android 4.0 port could well turn the $35 PC into your perfect TV companion.

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note hits August 8th for three bills

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note hits August 8th for three bills

This week the folks at Samsung and T-Mobile are getting ready to unleash the Samsung Galaxy Note once again, this time on the big pink carrier. This device has already been out for several weeks on AT&T's 4G LTE network and is now ready for action with T-Mobile's HSPA+ 4G flavoring of content delivery. You'll be able to pick the device up starting on August 8th for $249.99 USD with a 2-year contract attached.

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Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III Hands-on

Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy S III Hands-on

This week we've gotten our hands on the rarest of the Samsung Galaxy S III models in the wild, that being the AT&T Garnet Red. The differences between this device and the white or blue versions of the device carried by AT&T are few and far between, with the red front, back, and home button shining uniquely in the palm of your hand. What you've got here is a sort of pattern extremely similar to what we've seen with the blue version of the device, just Garnet Red in this case. This device has a 4.8-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich onboard, and AT&T 4G LTE connectivity in select locations across the USA.

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LG Nitro HD ICS upgrade date July 31

LG Nitro HD ICS upgrade date July 31

It's not long now that LG Nitro HD smartphone owners will have to wait for the next generation in Android software, that being version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Of course this is not the newest version of Android, version 4.1 Jelly Bean, but it'll certainly bring on a selection of upgrades that will boost users love for the hardware. This update includes updates to common actions and brings on a brand new typeface optimized for the HD display the the Nitro HD comes packed with.

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Nokia N9 sees Jelly Bean port

Nokia N9 sees Jelly Bean port

We’ve seen the Nokia N9 hacked in the past to run Android (Ice Cream Sandwich, specifically), and now the handset has been given yet another lease on life with a Jelly Bean port. Sure, not everything will be working correctly, but matching the latest version of Android with a beautiful piece of hardware is hard to ignore. Work on the Ice Cream Sandwich port still continues, with a lot of features still not working, but hopefully that progress can be applied to Jelly Bean in the meantime.

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Huawei Ascend P1 hits UK in August at ZTE-spanking price

Huawei Ascend P1 hits UK in August at ZTE-spanking price

Huawei has announced UK availability and pricing of the slimline Ascend P1, the company's 7.69mm-thick Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. The Ascend P1 will drop on Vodafone in early August, priced at free on a new, two-year agreement of £26 ($41) per month. Further carriers and retailers are expected to follow on later, but the price makes it a strong competitor for rival low-cost Android phones from ZTE.

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