Jelly Bean

HTC One availability expands: USA before end of April

HTC One availability expands: USA before end of April

This morning HTC has sent out a blast on the soon-approaching availability of the HTC One in several countries around the world. For the United States and across Europe, the HTC One is now set for "before the end of April." That means most of the major carriers will be releasing the HTC One at that same time, we must expect, here in the United States.

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AT&T LG Optimus G Pro tipped in FCC post

AT&T LG Optimus G Pro tipped in FCC post

This week the LG Optimus G Pro appears to have popped its head up with AT&T 4G LTE in mind as the FCC approves with a resounding thumbs up. What we're seeing here is an FCC approval process posting with what's said to be the code-name for the LG Optimus G Pro, just a few characters away from the original Optimus G. This device, if indeed coming to AT&T this Spring, will be a competitor for the also-giant Samsung Galaxy Note II (and possibly III) the whole year long.

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Gmail updated for Jelly Bean – notifications pulldown reply activated

Gmail updated for Jelly Bean – notifications pulldown reply activated

It's time to get minimal with Google's newest update for the Gmail app for your Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean devices - complete with notification pull-down menu buttons for reply and archive! This update shows the message (as you're seeing in the first image here) in extremely short form along with Archive and Reply buttons, this giving you super-quick access to your mail and a way to bust out of viewing every single message as you'd have to otherwise. This update works for devices working with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean or newer and there's been no comment as yet on similar features being pushed to iOS.

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SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

SlashGear 101: The Samsung GALAXY S 4

With the Samsung GALAXY S 4 the company has focused on four key areas that they've found are most important for everyday life fulfillment, the first being Enjoyment. Creating and nurturing relationships is the second, Everyday Convenience is the third, and the fourth and final pillar is Health and Wellness. With this release, Samsung isn't just creating a smartphone that you'll integrate into your life, they're creating a conduit through which you'll be living your life in a more pleasant, healthy, and convenient way.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs iPhone 5

This week the Samsung GALAXY S 4 has been revealed complete with a hardware design that'll have the Apple-loving world baffled: it looks, at first, to be the same device as last year. With the Samsung Galaxy S III we had a device that introduced the nature-themed aesthetics of the Samsung universe still being used today on smartphones, tablets, and everything in-between. Now with the GALAXY S 4, we're seeing that the company isn't messing around with its winning design.

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs HTC One

Samsung GALAXY S 4 vs HTC One

Now that the Samsung GALAXY S 4 has been revealed officially and the HTC One is out in reviewers' hands, it's time to do the first big battle royal between the two. With the GALAXY S 4 you've got Samsung's continuation of a legacy with a device that looks rather similar to the Samsung Galaxy S III, not to mention the Galaxy Note devices that've been revealed in the time since the smartphone's last iteration's reveal. With the HTC One we've got what appears to be more of an utter re-vamp of the company's wares from top to bottom - which approach suits you best?

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Samsung GALAXY S 4 Experience Pillar 4: Health and Wellness

Samsung GALAXY S 4 Experience Pillar 4: Health and Wellness

As the fourth and perhaps most innovative pillar of the collection here with the Samsung GALAXY S 4, the "Health and Wellness" category introduces a brand new app: S-Health. The app ecosystem known as S Health has been introduced with the Samsung GALAXY S 4 with the ability to keep track, monitor, and provide information on your health activity. This app works with the sensors on the smartphone to show you pedometer information - how fast you've walked, where you've walked, and how long you've walked.

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