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LG E960 User Manual Appears Online As Nexus 4 Prototype Winds Up At A Bar

At some point we’re going to start asking if LG and/or Google are intentionally trying to boost the hype surrounding the Nexus 4 given the non-stop leak-a-thon that has taken place in the last few weeks. As if losing the phone in a bar wasn’t bad enough, the LG Australian and UK websites have published the support manual for the LG E960, which by now you might recognize as the … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Best Buy Holding 24 Hour Galaxy S III Sale, Just $99 For New Lines And Upgrades

There are deals and then there are deals you shouldn’t pass up and this special offer from Best Buy falls into the latter group. For 24 hours only, Best Buy is holding a special sale on the Galaxy S III good for new lines and qualifying upgrades for just $99. It appears just the 16GB units are available, but this is one special offer I would think twice about passing up. While … [read full article]

Swiftkey’s New Flow Keyboard Emulates Swype, Still Looks Awesome

There’s little question that SwiftKey’s new “Flow” keyboard takes a page right out of Swype’s playbook, as SwiftKey is definitely looking to counter the uber-popular Swype style of message. SwiftKey calls it “gliding” over the screen and says it incorporates its existing word prediction engine, which can analyze your writing styles to help predict your next word choice to help make typing faster. SwiftKey says the system can correctly predict around 30% of all next-words before any … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note II Has “Hidden” LTE Support, Same Hardware As AT&T Model

When T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note II passed through the halls of the FCC with LTE support, it gave us hope that the Note II would be future proofed for the company’s eventual LTE rollout. Now, thanks to some sleuthing by the boys from AnandTech, T-Mobile’s hardware is discovered to essentially be the same as AT&T’s own model. One of the most interesting things about the Galaxy Note 2 on T-Mobile is that … [read full article]

Samsung’s Latest Series Of Galaxy S III Ads Include Plenty Of Reasons To NFC Transfer

Samsung’s latest series of Galaxy S III marketing spots have hit the airwaves via YouTube and well, they include plenty of reasons to use the smartphone’s NFC transfer function. With “Work Trip,” you’ve got a father taking off on a business trip and is presented a video from his daughters to watch on his trip. As for his wife, she too has a recorded video, but she definitely doesn’t want him watching it on the airplane. … [read full article]

Report: Microsoft Will Lose Dominant Marketshare To Android In 2016

According to a new Gartner study, Google’s Android operating system will be used on more computing devices than Microsoft’s Windows Platform within the next four years. The study shows the massive shift happening in the marketplace as Android continues its rise to world domination. At the end of 2016, Gartner expects there will be 2.3 billion computers, tablets and smartphones using the Android platform, compared to 2.28 billion Windows devices. As for 2012, Gartner anticipates 1.5 billion Windows devices against 608 million using … [read full article]

LG Nexus 4 Makes Cameo Appearance On UK Retailer Website

The Nexus 4, LG’s anticipated first entry into the Nexus world has been outed yet again by UK phone retailer Carphone WareHouse. An official looking pre-order page is now live on the company’s site, with the very same specs we’ve expected: 4.7″ 1280×768 display, Android 4.2, quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, NFC and an 8 megapixel camera. The Carphone Warehouse spec … [read full article]

T-Mobile Partners With Lookout To Add Malware Protection To Android Devices

T-Mobile and Lookout announce a joint effort to offer T-Mobile customers “instant protection against mobile threats with Automatic App Security.” T-Mobile will provide customers free, out of the box protection beginning on the LG Optimus L9 and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. Automatic App Security, will have Lookout scan any downloaded app for potential threats and notify the users if there are any security threats. The product works automatically requiring no … [read full article]

T-Mobile Stores Begin Receiving Lumia 810 Documentation

At this point, we’re pretty comfortable we know everything we need to know about the Lumia 810 Windows Phone 8 smartphone heading to T-Mobile sometime next month. Short of any brand new app announcements from Nokia, we’re not expecting any major surprises come launch day. That’s not to say Nokia’s existing apps or the wireless charging aren’t attractive features, they are most certainly a big plus for fans of the … [read full article]

On The Fence With The Galaxy Note II? This Samsung Produced Video Might Convince You

The Galaxy Note II is officially available for purchase, but if the price tag, size or something else has you on the fence, check out this Samsung produced video. Samsung highlights all the advantages and specialized features that make the Galaxy Note II a unique product in the smartphone/tablet world and it just might persuade you to pick one up. Phone? Tablet? Best … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Upcoming Availability Of The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″

It looks like the Galaxy Note II will share the T-Mobile spotlight this morning as Magenta announces the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″. The Tab, powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core processor running T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a 1280×800 WXGA display. T-Mobile did not announce any concrete information … [read full article]