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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 21, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: August 21, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening, everyone. Let's jump right into the news, shall we? Today Apple delivered its closing arguments in the suit against Samsung, and it didn't pull any punches. Additionally, we found out that jurors deciding the case have been given various devices to help them decide who's in the right, but can't do much of anything with them. Apple's stock took a bit of a dip after it was crowned the most valuable public company ever, and some good news coming out of Foxconn, as its progress report with Fair Labor Association came back positive.

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New Nexus device specs leaked via Samsung spreadsheet

New Nexus device specs leaked via Samsung spreadsheet

It appears that there's a brand new Google Nexus smartphone headed out via Samsung with slightly upgraded specifications over the next-newest device, the Galaxy Nexus. This next-generation Nexus device has been tipped by SamMobile where they've got the Galaxy Nexus to the left of the device and the Galaxy S III to the right. Unfortunately we don't have any actual hardware to confirm the reality of this smartphone, but the specifications certainly seem to be possible.

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Google promises Galaxy Nexus sales by next week

Google promises Galaxy Nexus sales by next week

This week, as it were, Google has been banned from selling the Galaxy Nexus due to a court battle between Samsung and Apple and the software the smartphone contains. According to Google though, starting next week this ban will be lifted for the smart device because of a software update which will bring the newest version of Android, version 4.1 Jelly Bean, to the device, shipped and ready. This update also brings a tweak to the software which supposedly stops Apple's patent claim that's currently holding the device from sales.

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Google Nexus Q Review

Google Nexus Q Review

This week we're having a look at the Nexus Q, a Google device released during the 2012 Google I/O developers conference both for free to all attendees and for $299 to anyone wanting to buy one from home from the Google Play store. This device is a mid-point between your media devices (like your HDTV or stereo) and your Android device(s). We've also got the Google Nexus 7 as well as the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, both of them running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the Nexus Q app - downloadable now to everyone running Jelly Bean at the moment.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean headed for Google I/O

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean headed for Google I/O

This week one purchase on the Google Play store for hardware has suddenly become all the rage: the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy Nexus, complete with an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the works. That's what the device's description reads, anyway, and with Google I/O less than a week away, we're fully prepared to call it as well: a whole new update for Android is headed our way just one year after Ice Cream Sandwich was first introduced.

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HD Widgets 3.0 for Android hands-on

HD Widgets 3.0 for Android hands-on

This week there's a giant upgrade to one of the most aesthetically pleasing applications exclusive to the Android ecosystem: HD Widgets 3.0. This application will have you more than appreciative of the abilities that your Android smartphone or tablet has over the rest of the smartphone operating systems out there with no less than a vast collection of widgets in high definition. This application is developed by a group by the name of Cloud.tv and is out on the market right this second - let's have a look!

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Apple seeks Galaxy S III ban in USA

Apple seeks Galaxy S III ban in USA

This week the legal department at Apple is set to defend several of their patents against what they say is infringement on the part of Samsung with the upcoming USA release of the Galaxy S III. A preliminary injunction has been filed, this available for your perusal at Foss Patents, that's quite similar to the one that was issued earlier this year against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and the team seeks to get the Galaxy S III (see our full review) pulled from shelves before it hits the market in just a few short weeks.

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Samsung offering free extended battery with new Galaxy Nexus purchase

Samsung offering free extended battery with new Galaxy Nexus purchase

The US version of the Galaxy Nexus, featuring LTE on Verizon’s network, is already slightly thicker to accommodate a larger battery. If you want to take advantage of Verizon’s high speed network, then you have to pay the price is battery life, with some users opting for an extended battery to get them through the day. If you were on the fence about the phone and had concerns about the battery, maybe this deal is for you: order a Galaxy Nexus from Samsung Direct on a new two-year contract, and they’ll throw in the 2,100mAh extended battery for free.

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Samsung kills 32GB Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ model

Samsung kills 32GB Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ model

Bad news if you've been waiting for the 32GB version of the GSM Galaxy Nexus, as according to retailers Samsung has cancelled plans to release the larger-capacity model. Already stung by delays, the 32GB HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus has now been dropped from production by Samsung altogether, according to a spokesperson from retailer Expansys, and "at this time it looks like they will not be releasing it."

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 6, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 6, 2012

There's been a bit of furor over the most recent of our ever-so-loved legal battles that you'll all love to hear: Motorola has demanded 2.25% of Apple's sales for use of their 3G patent. Have a heart and listen to Don Reisinger as he sees the future in the Microsoft Kinect as the Next Big Thing even though it's been out for quite a while. Meanwhile note how the US government is saying that cyber-crime will soon overtake terrorism as a top threat - you've got their attention now, folks!

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