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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″ Press Images Reveal Colored Backside

T-Mobile’s already publicly acknowledged the upcoming availability of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″ tablet, so there’s nothing really “new” here. Still, if you were sitting around wondering, hoping for a 360 degree look at the tablet, including the backside color, you may enjoy these images. The Galaxy Tab 2 10.1″, 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 … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cancels Showcase Event Due To Hurricane Sandy Concerns

According to a statement received by Android Central, T-Mobile is taking heed of Hurricane Sandy and canceling their “Showcase” event scheduled for tomorrow evening. Hi, Apologies for the late mail, but due to the expected weather in New York, T-Mobile will be postponing its showcase event (which was scheduled for October 29) to a later date.  We will keep you posted on a rescheduled date as soon as we can. Thanks … [read full article]

(Updated) PSA: Quick Update On Walmart Galaxy Note II Availability

Update: There’s appears to be some confusion as to when these will actually be available, we don’t have a confirmed date as to when they will be in stores, or if they are already arriving.  Just a quick public service announcement for those of you attempting to track down a Galaxy Note II at your local Walmart. As the below image shows, the device itself is only being carried by 233 … [read full article]

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]