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Infinitec Pocket TV Android dongle gets pre-release bump

Infinitec Pocket TV Android dongle gets pre-release bump

Inside the Infinitec Pocket TV HDMI device is Android 4.0 and the ability to rock and roll on your HDTV - what you'll find in addition to that now that it's had a pre-release update is a massive 1GB of RAM. This device has also settled on a final design as it heads to the actual web-based market after its humble beginnings on Kickstarter. You'll find a mini USB port on the side of the device and it has a promise to be able to handle "the next versions of Android" including what we assume will be an upgrade by the end of the year - supposing Google I/O brings on another boost.

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Sony Tablet P Ice Cream Sandwich update happens

Sony Tablet P Ice Cream Sandwich update happens

It's time for Sony's one-of-a-kind tablet with two independent displays to get the Android 4.0 update treatment. The unique dual-sceen Sony Tablet P is getting the Ice Cream Sandwich treatment. The latest version of Android, version 4.0 also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, is getting well underway.  As the new platform starts becoming more commonplace, phones and tablets running ICS are less special, but the Tablet P is a bit of a different story.

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LG Eclipse tipped for AT&T release this October

LG Eclipse tipped for AT&T release this October

It appears that LG's answer to the Samsung Galaxy S III might be closer than ever as it pops up this week as the LG Eclipse in some Bluetooth 4.0 Certification documentation. Inside this User Agent Profile set of codes you'll find that this device has a 768 x 1280 pixel display, is indeed made by LG Electronics, and will be carrying the name E970 in its guts. This device has been tipped to be carrying a 4.67-inch display panel, that making this a 320ppi smartphone. Not only that, this device will be popping up with a quad-core Krait processor under the hood as well.

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Acer Iconia Tab A700: 1920×1200 and Tegra 3 for $449.99

Acer Iconia Tab A700: 1920×1200 and Tegra 3 for $449.99

The Acer Iconia Tab A700 hasn’t been a very well kept secret, but the pricing and availability of the tablet has consistently eluded the general public. Wonder no more, as Acer has finally let slip exactly what you’ll be paying for the 32GB model of the tablet: $449.99. For your money you’ll be getting a 10-inch screen with a 1920x1200 resolution, a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of RAM, and Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Sony joins multi-SIM party with Xperia tipo dual

Sony joins multi-SIM party with Xperia tipo dual

Sony took to Facebook to launch its new Xperia miro, but didn't bother to do more than slip a few Xperia tipo and Xperia tipo dual videos onto YouTube to reveal the budget smartphone pair. Coming in single- and dual-SIM variants, the tipo has a 3.2-inch 480 x 320 touchscreen and runs Ice Cream Sandwich on an 800MHz processor. Meanwhile the Xperia tipo dual has a dedicated button on the side to switch between the two SIMs.

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Samsung TecTiles hands-on with Galaxy S III

Samsung TecTiles hands-on with Galaxy S III

This week before Samsung and their many mobile network partners release the Galaxy S III to the masses, they've revealed a brand new addition to the NFC-laden smartphone family: Samsung TecTiles. These lovely little Programmable NFC Tags will allow you to activate apps, share contact information, change your phone's settings, and more, all of this programmed from a customizable interface you work with from your Galaxy S III smartphone. Each tag can be assigned an action, then when your Galaxy S III is tapped against each tag, its assigned action is performed.

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Spotify for Android updated with new, faster interface

Spotify for Android updated with new, faster interface

Spotify for the iPad brought with it a brand new user interface, although Android users have had to make do with a Beta version of the refreshed app for a while. Spotify has finally decided that the app is good enough for primetime and has made it available on the Play Store for all to enjoy. A totally redesigned user interface is the main feature, but there’s a whole host of functionality for you to drool over.

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