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ARCHOS GamePad gets physical for Android gaming

ARCHOS GamePad gets physical for Android gaming

This week the folks at ARCHOS have revealed the GamePad, a gaming tablet with physical controls integrated into the device itself. This device brings on a lovely 7-inch display made to display games like the brand new Gameloft title Asphalt 7 - a racing game to be reckoned with. This device comes packed with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor paired with a Mali 400mp quad-core GPU for high-class graphics.

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T-Mobile Galaxy S II software bump brings NFC ISIS technology [UPDATE with statement]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II software bump brings NFC ISIS technology [UPDATE with statement]

The most recent software update for the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II brings not just Android version 4.0.3 but the ability to use the NFC payment system ISIS. This software is being sent out as a manual update to all of you across the nation who want to get a collection of bug fixes and can be access with your Kies software on either a Windows machine or a Mac. This update brings software code T989UVLH1 and is an "optional update" - but you're gonna want to get it, for sure.

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LG Optimus G official with in-cell touch

LG Optimus G official with in-cell touch

The device you're about to have a peek at goes by the name LG Optimus G and it's about to bring on next-level hardware the likes of which you've never seen before. The LG Optimus G has been made official by LG this week, here showing its full specifications for one whole heck of a lot of smartphone glory. You'll be working with the ultra-powerful 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064, 4G LTE connectivity, and LG's futuristic application of their fully integrated touch technology that goes by the name of in-cell touch.

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Droid RAZR M 4G LTE leaked with photos and info

Droid RAZR M 4G LTE leaked with photos and info

It appears that Motorola's big smartphone secret may have been revealed just a few days early with the Verizon-bound Droid RAZR M 4G LTE. This device has been unceremoniously leaked to Engadget with hardware photos, specifications galore, and indications that this device will rival all other Motorola handsets to date. Starting with a dual-core MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor and coming on strong with a 4.3-inch qHD (960 x 540) Super AMOLED Advanced display, we'll be more than pumped up to see this beast in real life early next month in New York.

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Leaked LG Intuition image gives away possible release date

Leaked LG Intuition image gives away possible release date

Well this is interesting: the folks over at DroidDog have come across a new press shot for the LG Intuition, and this leaked image might just give us some insight on when the phone will launch. The hint appears to be hidden in the date displayed on the phone: September 15, 2012. While that may seem like nothing at first glance, DroidDog points out that companies frequently like to hide information like this in press shots, so that date displayed on the phone's screen might just turn out to be the date that the LG Intuition is launching.

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Samsung Galaxy Camera tipped for IFA: 16MP and Android 4.0

Samsung Galaxy Camera tipped for IFA: 16MP and Android 4.0

Samsung's IFA surprises could include an Android powered camera to rival Nikon's Coolpix S800c, the Samsung Galaxy Camera or Galaxy S Camera, according to pre-show gossip. The new snapper will have a 4.8-inch Super AMOLED display and run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, according to GSMArena's supposedly-reliable source, and feature a 16-megapixel sensor, 10x zoom and pop-up Xenon flash.

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HTC Proto pictured with global intent

HTC Proto pictured with global intent

There's a brand new Android device out there in an HTC factory somewhere called the "Proto", and it's just bursting at the joints to get out here to the global market. This device has been tipped earlier this year as a step between the higher-end HTC One models and the midrange smartphone HTC One V. Here the device is pictured with a body that's rather similar to the rounded shape of the HTC Sensation but with specifications that make it much more 2012.

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Hands-on with LTE

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Hands-on with LTE

Verizon has come forth with a 4G LTE mobile data connected version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and today we've got our hands on it as it appears in stores across the USA. This device comes with a 30-pin USB data cable, the tablet itself, and a mobile data connection to the big red 4G LTE network here in the USA. Have a peek at a few tests we've run on the device and let us know if it all seems fabulous enough to pick up to you.

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Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Rush, and Array hit Boost Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Rush, and Array hit Boost Mobile

There's a couple of Samsung phones coming to Boost Mobile in the 4G universe, the first being the Samsung Galaxy S II with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the second being the Galaxy Rush. There's also the Samsung Array, a QWERTY keyboard device with a 2.0 megapixel camera and a 2.4-inch LCD display - that's not quite a smartphone like the other two, but it's ready for the carrier's $45 Talk & Text Unlimited Plan anyway. The Galaxy S II is coming with Ice Cream Sandwich for the first time EVER as well - unless you're a hacker, of course.

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Archos Gen10 XS tablet line gets ultra-thin

Archos Gen10 XS tablet line gets ultra-thin

When Archos says they're going to get thin with their new tablet lineup, they really, really mean it - with just 0.31-inches in the tablet portion alone, they're amongst the thinnest slates on the market. This 0.31 number comes from the first device to hit the market in the Gen10 XS lineup - have a peek at our Archos 101 XS full review to get a better look at it! Meanwhile hear this: this lineup has the folks at Archos taking the vertical integration route like many manufacturers have been prone to working with lately, creating a docking station and boombox for the lineup as well.

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