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AT&T LG Optimus G brings quad-core Snapdragon S4 to USA

AT&T LG Optimus G brings quad-core Snapdragon S4 to USA

With the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor under its belt and LG's most advanced set of specifications surrounding it, the LG Optimus G will be bringing the heat to AT&T very, very soon - complete with 4G LTE. This device has appeared internationally already and we do have our own LG Optimus G hands-on experience ready for your perusal. This device has the 1.5GHz version of the Snapdragon S4 Pro - that's quad-core - and 2GB of RAM ready for action.

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HTC One X+ vs Samsung Galaxy S III battle royale

HTC One X+ vs Samsung Galaxy S III battle royale

If you're heading to your local AT&T quite soon and are planning on specifically hitting up the Android-only universe, you may very well be deciding between the HTC One X+ and the Samsung Galaxy S III as your two possible heroes. What we're going to do here is a quick rundown of what it'll mean for you to own one or the other - and that has to do with more than just specifications. Of course we'll need to start with specifications one way or another, so let's begin with the screen size: 4.7-inches vs 4.8-inches.

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Jelly Bean continues slow climb as Android OS balance shifts

Jelly Bean continues slow climb as Android OS balance shifts

Jelly Bean continues its slow growth among Android devices, with Android 4.1 now to be found on 1.8-percent of active gadgets using Google's platform according to the official stats. The new figures - comprising all Android devices accessing Google Play within a two week period up to October 1, 2012 - show that Gingerbread remains the dominant platform among Android phones and tablets, despite being several generations behind Google's latest version.

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AT&T 4G LTE expands with four new Samsung smart devices

AT&T 4G LTE expands with four new Samsung smart devices

The Samsung Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Rugby Pro, Galaxy Express, and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 have all been added to the AT&T 4G LTE family with a beastly wave of Android goodness. These devices have all appeared in one form or another in the past, here coming with their most powerful set of features and builds ever for AT&T's ever-growing LTE connectivity environment. The Samsung Galaxy Note II will likely be the most noted device of the family, taking the original Galaxy Note (also on AT&T's LTE network) and boosting its greatness with a 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor and a massive 5.5-inch display.

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Samsung Galaxy Stellar Review

Samsung Galaxy Stellar Review

Samsung may be best known for its effort in the high-end market, but it didn’t get the title of largest smartphone manufacturer just by pumping out the biggest and best all the time. In addition to top-of-the-line, Samsung also hits the budget scene hard, with its latest budget-priced offering being the Galaxy Stellar. Now available at Verizon, the Galaxy Stellar brings Android to the masses on the cheap, but is it the worth your time, and more importantly, is it worth signing a two-year contract for?

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Motorola RAZR i Hands-on

Motorola RAZR i Hands-on

Motorola has a lot to prove now its under the Google umbrella, and the RAZR i has taken an atypical path with its choice of an Intel Atom 2GHz processor. Announced this morning in London, the 4.3-inch RAZR i is one of those rare devices where the in-hand feel belies the screen size on offer: Motorola's "edge to edge" design language may smack of hyperbole, but it does add up to a surprisingly compact handset despite the 720p qHD HD panel.

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HP Bender Android smartphone appears in benchmark details

HP Bender Android smartphone appears in benchmark details

It appears that the HP smartphone is coming back to the universe with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich taking the wheel where webOS left off - that's what a benchmark discovered in the depths of odd product testing is telling us this week. What we're seeing here is a GLBenchmark set of test results that shows a device code-named Bender with the HP branding sitting right up top. Powering this device, if it is indeed a real device, that is, is a Qualcomm S4 dual-core processor as well!

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Verizon Intuition by LG Review

Verizon Intuition by LG Review

The folks at Verizon and LG have teamed up to bring you a device exclusive to the both of them here in the USA - the LG Intuition - made to take on the phablet segment of the market with a fury all its own. But what can LG offer the 5-inch display-toting smart device universe that the Samsung Galaxy Note (and now the Note II) haven't already? Have a peek here at the one and only competing device to take on the larger than a smartphone but smaller than a tablet market currently on Verizon - and see if LG's convinced us that a 4:3 aspect ratio display is all its cracked up to be!

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LG Intuition Hands-on

LG Intuition Hands-on

It's time to take another look at the LG version of the in-between segment of smart mobile devices sometimes known as the "phablet" here in the Verizon-carried LG Intuition. We've got our hands on one of these lovely devices today after a short intro by LG in New York City where they've been so kind as to host us and a collection of other publications with the idea being that you're assured the full LG story. The full LG story here is a play-by-play of the abilities and intents of this device as LG wants you to be aware - we'll let you know this as well as the rest in a full review - for now, let's have a hands-on look at the device here in its final form.

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Toys R Us Tabeo targets toddler tableteers

Toys R Us Tabeo targets toddler tableteers

Toys R Us has waded into the child tablet market, revealing its sub-$150 Tabeo complete with Ice Cream Sandwich, a 7-inch touchscreen, and a suite of kid-friendly apps. Up for pre-order now, and expected to begin shipping at the top end of October, the Tabeo dresses its relatively humble specifications with a rumpus-friendly tough housing and a selection of games, education apps, entertainment software and ebooks preloaded.

 

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