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The Acer Iconia B1 Will Arrive First In India This Month For a Price Tag of $150

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Acer is known for tablets like the Iconia Tab A500, which came with Android 3.0 Honeycomb almost two years ago. The device was a moderate success as with any Honeycomb based tablet, so it failed to stick in people’s memory. Although the company launched a successor or two for the tablet, they weren’t successful either. But since 2012, things have changed. Particularly post the demise of Honeycomb, in favor of a unified tablet and smartphone OS in the form of ICS/Jelly Bean. Acer unveiled a couple of top end tablets in the second half of 2012, but they easily passed through our memory as budget tablets were the only thing people wanted to look at. And since the past few days, we’ve been hearing of Acer making an entry into the budget tablet segment with its Iconia B1 tablet. And now we’re learning that the tablet has been rechristened as the Iconia B. To be more precise, the Iconia B will be launched in India this month for 7,999 INR which is about $149, contrary to the $99 price tag speculated earlier. The tablet should be shown off at the CES event next week, so we will make sure to keep an eye on that when the time arrives.

This certainly shows us the urge and the desperation on the part of the manufacturers to make the best of the budget tablet segment. Amazon created this niche with the Kindle Fire tablets in 2011 which was a massive success and followed it up with the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 in 2012. Google obviously got the tech world thinking with its $200 ASUS Nexus 7 tablet back in July and made much of an impact on the world. However, limited supplies have proven to be pretty costly for Google and ASUS. But this offering from Acer could go a long way in finally launching a budget tablet which is available to the buyers at all times. Acer clearly is more than capable of mass producing devices, so I’m sure they have some plans to cope with massive demand if that situation arises.

I’m a little disappointed that the tablet will in fact cost $150 instead of $99, but considering how little these companies make off budget tablets, their decision is justified. However, it is clear that Acer will certainly make more profits than Google makes with the Nexus 7 as the components used on the Iconia B are slightly low end. Here’s a run-down of the specs for you.

  • 7-inch (1024×600) display with a pixel density of 170ppi.
  • 8GB internal storage which can be expanded with a microSD card.
  • 512MB of RAM.
  • 1.2 GHz dual core MediaTek processor.
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean.

Perhaps the device will be a hit in locations where the Nexus 7 isn’t available, but elsewhere, we don’t expect the device to make much of an impact. The expandable memory is a big bonus, but the limited RAM and a rather unflattering chipset is cause for concern. Let’s see how the device fares when it arrives in the market. It appears like the Indians will be the first to know about the Acer Iconia B.

Source: NDTV
Via: Talk Android

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The HTC M7 Rumored to Arrive at CES 2013

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HTC’s poor run from 2011 continued into 2012, despite having top notch smartphones like the HTC One X and the One X+ (late 2012) on offer. There’s nothing that the company has done wrong to be honest, but still it just hasn’t managed to please the customers as much as Samsung has. Its faltering fortunes were expected to change with the announcement of the Butterfly J for the Japanese markets and the Droid DNA in the U.S. But these two markets only make for a limited number of its sales and HTC would definitely have to appeal to the global customers to make a bigger impact, something which Samsung has done exceedingly well. With that in our minds, we started hearing of the HTC M7, the alleged new flagship from the company which would feature specs to topple the best of the best out there. There has been an element of doubt about the exact launch of the device, or if it’s actually real. But now, according to a new rumor (grab a jar of salt right about now), the smartphone could be unveiled at the CES 2013 event next week. As with most cases, the rumor generates from Twitter and this time from a user named Football4PDA. He claims to have access to insider information from HTC and also mentioned that the new device would feature onscreen buttons instead of the standard hardware capacitive keys at the bottom.

The HTC M7 is believed to have a 4.7-inch 1080p display, a 13MP camera sensor accompanied by a 2MP front facing camera, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard memory, the 1.7 GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, a 2,300 mAh battery and of course, Beats Audio support. There is little information on the device itself so the M7 could merely be an early name given to the device. What HTC decides to call it is still not known to us. The specs seem pretty fancy for a 4.7-inch device, and it would certainly be an attractive option for users looking for a top end smartphone.

As for the rumor, we won’t come to conclusions until the CES is concluded. There’s a high possibility that HTC is looking to launch the device earlier than expected to get a head start from competitors launching their devices at MWC. However the company should be wary of the fact that Huawei has tough contenders lined up for launch at CES, so that will be something to look forward to. Regardless of when HTC launches the device, the company desperately needs a decent sales figure to last in the exceedingly competitive market. Failing which, it might be heading down the same road as LG which was virtually non-existent in the smartphone arena before the arrival of the Nexus 4 (despite having smartphones like the Optimus 2X, Optimus 4X HD etc). Let’s hope the M7 could change the fortunes for HTC, because we all know they make really good smartphones.

Source: Twitter (@Football4PDA)
Via: Slashgear

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CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies Come To The International Galaxy Note (n7000) And Note II (n7100)

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You know what time it is? Time for more CM 10.1 nightlies! This go around everyone’s favorite custom ROM is rolling out for everyone’s favorite phablets: the international Note (n7000) and Note II (n7100). The oversized handsets got their first taste of CM10.1 yesterday, and the latest build just hit CM’s download site a bit ago.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

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CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies Arrive For Verizon And Sprint Galaxy S III Variants

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The CyanogenMod team has been slowly but surely rolling out CM 10.1 builds for various devices – mostly Samsung – over the last week or so. A handful of new tablets and phones hit just yesterday, including the LTE Galaxy Nexus variants, 3G Nexus 7, Galaxy S, SII, some SIII variants, and Galaxy Tab 2. Adding to that list, builds for the Verizon and Sprint variants just hit the scene this morning.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

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CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightlies Arrive For Samsung’s Galaxy S, S II, S III, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0/10.1 [Updated]

cyanogenmod-10.1Update: More devices added – see the list below.

CyanogenMod 10.1 is continuing to bring Android 4.2 to more devices each day, and Samsung fans will be glad to know that nightly builds are now available for:

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

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CyanogenMod 10.1 Nightly Builds Arrive On Samsung’s Galaxy S And Galaxy S III

cyanogenmod-10.1 CyanogenMod 10.1 is continuing to bring Android 4.2 to more devices each day, and Samsung fans will be glad to know that nightly builds are now available for the Galaxy S and Galaxy S III (AT&T and T-Mobile varieties).

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

If you want to download the builds for your device, you can do so by heading over to the CyanogenMod downloads site.

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Jelly Bean 4.1 Starts Rolling Out To Wi-Fi Galaxy Note 10.1 In Germany

galaxynote101thumbIf there’s one thing you can say about Samsung, it’s that the company is at least trying to push out updates, with a sizeable number of devices already running Jelly Bean. Sure, it’s 4.1 and about six months behind the Nexus baseline, but the company is better than most manufacturers about rolling out updates lately. As if to demonstrate this, the Wi-Fi Galaxy Note 10.1 (N8010) has started to receive Jelly Bean 4.1.1 (JRO03C) to owners of said tablet in Germany.

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XDA users in Germany are reporting that the update is rolling out to their devices right now. No word yet on when or if this will roll out to any other countries, but we imagine that slates unbound by carrier restrictions will see it sooner rather than later.

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Finally Official: Verizon and Samsung Announce the Galaxy Note 2 Will Arrive in Stores Tomorrow

Verizon and Samsung announced moments ago that the Galaxy Note 2 will finally be available in stores and online starting tomorrow, November 29, for $299 on new 2-year contract. This shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, since the shipping date has been set as November 27 for weeks now, something that usually happens 2 [...]

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Jelly Bean Updates Arrive To Unbranded Galaxy S IIIs In Nordic, Middle Eastern, And GME Countries

imageSamsung is definitely on a roll with the Galaxy S III updates – not a day goes by without a massive rollout of Jelly Bean to devices all over Europe, and now the Middle East as well. The company began sending Android 4.1.1 OTAs to the following territories:

Branded

  • Austria (T-Mobile)
  • Germany (O2, T-Mobile)

Unbranded

  • Middle East: Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, UAE
  • Greater Middle East: Afghanistan, Mauritania, Pakistan
  • Nordic countries (NEE): Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Greenland, Iceland

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Thanks to Eivind for the screenshot

Here’s the history of the Jelly Bean updates for the Galaxy S III so far:

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Just In Time For Christmas, Wishlists Arrive In The Google Play Store

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After laying dormant for weeks now, Google has finally flipped the switch enabling the bookmarking of apps, music, movies, and books in the Play Store. This is a “feature” I’ve been clamoring for since the dawn of the Android Market (I have an app addiction, one that needs to be sorted), and comes as a welcomed update.

Well, the wait is officially over and while you can’t share your Wishlists with friends and family just yet, it is a nice place to tuck away apps you would maybe wanna try out later, or save for until after the Christmas season (once you’ve accumulated enough Google Play Store giftcards from relatives). There’s no need to hunt or look for an updated version of the Play Store, it’s already there. You just need to wait for Google to enable it in the current version, 3.9.16.

Let’s hope Google has more goodies in store for the Play Store hopefully revealing more at their October 29th press event in NYC. It’s a good time to be alive and reppin’ the green robot, folks. Let us know if you see Wishlists in your Play Store yet.

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Another Day, Another $99 Nexus Tablet Rumor: Sources Say $99 Nexus Tablet Will Arrive In Q4, ASUS Says Don’t Believe The Hype

 

And while we’re on the topic of Google Nexus tablets, there’s now more uncertainty about whether or not the Mountain View giant will or will not bring a $99 tablet. The not-so-credible DigiTimes highlights that Taiwanese supply-chain makers claims that consumers will indeed see a $99 version of the Nexus tablet sometime this quarter, despite certain folks who think the claim is full of crap. The problem with this claim: DigiTimes also reports that ASUS has come out and clearly stated that “it has no plans to launch US$99 Nexus”. So basically you have supply-chain makers saying it’s very much real and ASUS saying it’s not real.

Boy oh boy who to believe here. Personally– I’d hold my breath on a $99 Nexus tablet, unless you know— we see it on a wireless carrier or something.

 

source: DigiTimes

 


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DROID RAZR HD Screen Protectors Arrive in Some Verizon Stores

With all of the Nexus rumors of late, don’t think we have forgotten about the epic 4th quarter that Verizon is about to have when it comes to device launches. Devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, LG Spectrum 2, and HTC DLX are all on deck, likely for November. But what about the DROID [...]

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Official CM10 Experimental Nightlies For The 3G And Wi-Fi Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Now Available

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Hey Note owners – ready for CyanogenMod 10 on your device? Good, because the first nightly builds for both the 3G and Wi-Fi versions hit get.cm just a bit ago. Both are labeled as “experimental,” so if you’re looking for something super-stable, this isn’t the ROM for you. If, however, you like to live on the edge and/or have been waiting for some CyanogenMod action, head to the appropriate link below and give it a flash.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

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CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies For The LG Optimus Black Are Go

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It has been quite a long while since I’ve heard the name “LG Optimus Black,” but it seems that Team CyanogenMod hasn’t forgotten about this once-powerful handset. The first CM10 nightly for the 4″ handset just showed up on Get.CM, and unlike other CM10 devices, has made this jump directly from CM7.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

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Ubisoft’s Rayman Jungle Run Is Delayed By A Week, Will Arrive On The Play Store September 27th

ICON_1024Not so fast there, limbless flyboy. While Rayman Jungle Run was scheduled to arrive on the Play Store today, it looks like a delay has set back those plans and now the side-scroller based on the popular Ubisoft character will be launching on Thursday, September 27th. Not a huge delay, but one that’s being made to “provide the best gaming experience.”

Here’s the full comment from the Ubisoft rep we spoke to about the delay:

Rayman Jungle Run will now be available on Google Play on Thursday September 27th @ 10am CET. We are very sorry that the Android version release on week later than expected but we wanted to provide the best gaming experience for the players with a software fully optimized for all Android devices.

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Official CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies Arrive For The Galaxy Note (International And AT&T)

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While many people are patiently waiting for the Note II to hit the streets, the CM team has been working to bring the latest Android build to the original Note variants. CM10 has actually been available for the AT&T Note for a few days now, but the first nightly for the international variant just showed up.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

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Gameloft Releases A New Trailer For Wild Blood, Promises The Game Will Arrive On Android ‘In September’

wildbloodtinyWe’re getting closer and closer to Gameloft’s newest release title, Wild Blood. We’ve seen teasers and trailers for the game leading up to this point. Finally, though, we’ve gotten something resembling a release date and you’re in it. Wild Blood will land on the Play Store “in September,” so you can expect it anytime between the end of the month and right now!

…Okay, maybe not right now. But soon!

The trailer shows us more gameplay and a bit of the plot. It seems Sir Lancelot is making an appearance in a story that doesn’t sound enough like Diablo III to warrant any accusations, but definitely has a similar feel.

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CyanogenMod 10 Nightlies Now Available For The OG 7″ Galaxy Tab And AT&T Galaxy Note

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The OG Galaxy Tab may be dead to Samsung, but, as always, you can count on the community to keep older devices alive. Official CM 10 nightlies for the original Galaxy Tab (p1000, p1000l, and p1000n) just hit the CyanogenMod download site, so owners of those devices can finally get a taste of Jelly Bean in its purest form.

Definition: A “nightly” is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day’s worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

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T-Mobile Announces The Galaxy Note Will Arrive On August 8th In Stores And Online

wm_IMG_0343Samsung’s largest life raft smartphone has, thus far, been saddled to AT&T. Phret not phablet phans. Your dreams of using the nation’s largest Samsung phone on the nation’s fourth-largest national carrier are about to come true (sorry Sprint/Verizon users). T-Mobile has announced that the device will be available on a 2-year contract starting August 8th with pricing starting at $199 on a 2-year Value voice and data plans plus an added $20/month device financing charge. Alternatively, the device will cost $250 on a more traditional contract plan.

Today, T-Mobile announced that the Samsung Galaxy Note will be available at select T-Mobile retail stores and online at www.T-Mobile.com starting on August 8.

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Official CyanogenMod 9 Nightlies Arrive For The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 And Tab 2 10.1

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With everyone anticipating the introduction of fabled CM10 builds, the CyanogenMod team is still hard at work bringing official CM9 support to even more devices. The latest additions to the list are the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 (p3100, 3110, and 3113) and Tab 2 10.1 (p5100, 5110, 5113), each with their own nightlies ready for download and flashing.

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It’s worth noting, of course, that since these devices are just receiving their first nightlies, you may run into a bug here or there. But that’s part of the fun of staying on the cutting edge of CM support, right? To grab your device’s nightly build, just hit the appropriate link below.

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Sky Go for Ice Cream Sandwich to Arrive Soon

Sky Go, the app that transforms a regular smartphone into a mini television, might be arriving soon on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The app was available on older Android platforms but had been discovered to be incompatible with Android Ice Cream Sandwich, causing some disappointment among users on the latest iteration of the Android OS.

Currently, Sky Go is supported by selected handset models that had Android 2.3.x Gingerbread running, such as the Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S II, HTC Desire S, HTC Desire, HTC Desire HD, HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE, and HTC Incredible. It had been reason enough for some to delay purchasing a device that came with Android 4.0 since it meant they would no longer be able to enjoy the app.

Earlier, Sky Go had already sent out an update that would enable the app to support Android 4.0, but it was immediately pulled out since some had complained that it did not work. The team behind Sky Go then had to work further to fix the bugs and other issues, do more testing, and apologize to the consumers. This time, they had not specified an expected date of arrival of the upgrade, but are generally expected to push out the upgrade soon.

Samsung is one of those companies that are particularly excited about the Sky Go upgrade, and is hoping to offer it soon on the new Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

For those unfamiliar with Sky Go, it is a free app that enables users to get reception from Sky TV on mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, and even on PCs. There are 40 channels on offer, including ESPN, Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Living, Sky Arts 1, Sky News, and eleven movie channels. On top of that, there is a library of archived content.

The team behind Sky Go is presumably taking its time since the extensive service gives them a lot to manage. In addition, it is taking necessary precautions in order that some of its offered content may not be pirated.

via pocket-lint

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Sony Confirms ICS Update Will Arrive For Xperia S Smartphone By Early June

Sony’s Xperia S has been an awesome phone except for well, its lack of Ice Cream Sandwich. While it’s questionable to launch a device of that nature with Gingerbread 2.3 in a world of Android 4.0, Sony has taken the time to finally give us what we have been waiting for— a concrete date for when the Android 4.0 update will arrive on the smartphone. The update is very much real and on its way as it is all set to arrive by late May or early June at the latest.

Keep in mind while the approximate release date of the update is set, the actual push of the updates will vary among the variations of the device. It’s expected the first to receive the update will be the unlocked or unbranded versions which will roll out in phases. The carrier-branded versions will follow suit but as you know unfortunately— it’s up carriers to decide if or when the devices can get the update. Here’s hoping we see the update sooner than later, especially for those of us planning on buying that Xperia Ion.

source: Sony Mobile Thread
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Clove UK: Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX Set To Arrive On May 18th

Those of you in the UK will now have reason to celebrate. The breakthrough Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX will soon be available for your open arms and hands, courtesy of Clove UK. The smartphone will be available on May 18th for £359.00 and Clove is even throwing in free folding speakers worth £20. Yes friends, that means just one week from now, you’ll be able to enjoy the beefy 3300mAh battery which gives peace of mind and Gingerbready 2.3 goodness.

We know you’re interested in more details, so hit the source link to find additional info.

source: Clove UK


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Limited Edition Red DROID RAZR MAXX Devices Start to Arrive for Verizon Employees

The limited edition, red and black DROID RAZR MAXX is now arriving in stores to Verizon employees. As reported back in February, VZW workers were given the opportunity to purchase either a 16GB regular RAZR or the 32GB MAXX at $99 and $199 respectively. Each would come with their own uniquely engraved number on the [...]

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Sprint Galaxy Nexus Orders Arrive Early, Device Running Android 4.0.4 – Ummm, Hello Verizon and Google?

A few orders for the Galaxy Nexus on Sprint started to arrive yesterday and one thing in particular stood out to us – it’s running Android 4.0.4. Yes, that would be a newer build of Android than your Verizon Galaxy Nexus is “officially” running. As you are all aware, we are almost through April, which [...]

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Acer Clarifies A100 And A500 ICS Update Date – Starting April 27 In The US

Acer ics 2You’re probably getting used to OEMs being conveniently vague about dates of Ice Cream Sandwich rollouts. Well, Acer has seen fit to set the record straight and clue everyone into the update schedule for the Iconia Tab A100 and A500 Android tablets. Both devices will begin getting the update on April 27, which is a mere 10 days from now. The A200 got its update way back in February.

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The aforementioned April date is only for the US variant of the devices, though. Latin America is actually getting its updates under way a few days earlier, but sadly, Iconia A100 owners in Canada will have to wait until May 3.

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First Batch of 4.0.4 ROMs Arrive for the LTE Galaxy Nexus

With the release of Android 4.0.4 to the Open Source Project, custom ROM developers have begun the scramble in working all of the newest features into their current work. One of the more well-known developers, Roman and his team from the Android Open Kang Project, have released Build 29 for the Galaxy Nexus and there [...]

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For Those Waiting by Their Mailboxes For an iPad to Arrive [Comic]

Sorry, couldn’t help ourselves. And keep it clean and civil down there. Via:  Explosm Cheers Mike!

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Google Product Manager: Unified Gaming Platform to Arrive by Next Year

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Some interesting news from the Game Developers Conference has made it ways to the forefront. Google+ product manager Punit Soni has mentioned that Google is working on a unified gaming platform and is expected to launch it by next year.

Soni says “we will not be here talking about Google+ Games, Chrome Web Store games, Games for Native Client and Android games.” Instead, we will be talking about “Google Games.”

We’re not too sure how all of that will play out – especially that Android games part – but it’ll be interesting to see what they have in store. Google is the big underdog in the social networking sect and they need to do all that they can to attract more users from Facebook and Twitter.

Google will also look to utilize Hangouts and notifications to make the experience seamless to share with friends. Being a big fan of Google+ myself, I hope Google continues to do everything they can to allow the platform to flourish – we don’t want another Google Buzz situation on our hands, after all. [VentureBeat]


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Galaxy S III May Not Arrive In April Afterall

Yesterday we got wind of a rumor that the illustrious Galaxy S III could become available in April. Today, however, there are conflicting reports coming out of Korea that suggest it simply isn’t so. Korean news site MT reports that a Samsung official has officially denied the rumor. Apparently Samsung has still yet to decide on when to give the launch a go ahead, but it will definitely not be in April, says the source.

The S III will be a killer device to be sure, but for it to really pack a punch, hopefully Samsung will launch it before the quad-core goodness from Huawei, HTC, and ZTE hit the store shelves.

source: MT
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