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Polk announces new UltraFit headphones made for Android

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

Today the popular speaker and audio company Polk Audio has just announced a slew of headphones for those leading an active lifestyle. Their somewhat new UltraFit 1000, 2000, and 3000 series are meant to handle all the elements, stay tangle free, and sound amazing. The best part about this news is they’re now offering each model specifically for Android soon. Today we learned that three of their newest headphones will all be offered for regular users, then Android specific models will also. 

Motorola DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD getting 4.1 Jelly Bean today

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

Just as expected, today Verizon and Motorola have begun pushing out the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean build for the popular DROID RAZR HD and MAXX HD brother. Late last week they started the “soak test” and let users know the update would arrive soon, and now it’s finally here for all those DROID fans to enjoy. More details after the break below. This morning DROID RAZR HD owners woke up to a nice 276MB update that brings their smartphone to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. The build. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 reportedly in the works

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

As if three rumored Samsung devices in the same day weren’t enough, we’re now hearing of a fourth device that’s reportedly in the works at Samsung towers. With the Galaxy Note II currently selling like hotcakes, Samsung apparently feels it’s time to introduce the Galaxy Note 7 to the world. Yes, Samsung might be planning a 7-inch Galaxy Note – something we’ve heard before, but today there might be even more evidence to back such a claim up. NenaMark 2 results. 

Gmail update brings pinch-to-zoom to Android 4.0 and above

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

We have some good news this afternoon to share with everyone regarding Gmail. Today Google has finally updated their mail application for all Android 4.0 and above devices. This update was much anticipated and brings tons of awesome new features to those not enjoying a Nexus device. Now everyone with an up to date phone can enjoy pinch-to-zoom and more. When Google announced Android 4.2 and the Nexus 4 along with it came a much improved Gmail application. The update today brings the app up to date. 

Nexus 4 on sale now in the Play Store for Canada

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

Google has just started informing those Canadian buyers that their extremely popular and hard to buy LG Nexus 4 smartphone is available now. We know how difficult it has been for many to get their hands on Google’s newest Nexus smartphone, and most likely those in Canada will probably face the same issues. The device is on sale right now so you’d better hurry. Google sent out emails letting users know that as of today, December 3rd, at 12 PST the Nexus 4 will be available again in. 

SwiftKey Flow video teases typing without ever lifting a finger

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

The extremely popular 3rd party keyboard SwiftKey is about to get a whole lot better. We’ve been hearing tons lately about the upcoming SwiftKey Flow keyboard that will take on Google’s own gesture keyboard, and Swype, but their latest video shows us just how awesome Flow will really be. It’s called “Flow Through Space” and shows that we’ll soon be able to type without ever lifting a finger. Just flowing from word to word all with one seamless motion. As you. 

Nexus 7 docking station coming in early December from ASUS

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

This weekend the official docking station for the Nexus 7 made by ASUS has leaked to the internet. We’ve seen reports and hints at a dock coming soon, but this appears to be rather legit. Official accessories have been pretty rare but thanks to ASUS Japan we now have another look at this upcoming docking station for our favorite Android tablet. The image above was found on the ASUS Japan official website with a release date stated as “early December” but so far we have no other. 

Google employee confirms Android Key Lime Pie to follow Jelly Bean

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

There hasn’t been too much talk lately about what the next version of Android will be named, but it looks like we just received a nice little hint. Most reports have all but confirmed the next version of Android will be code named Key Lime Pie, but now a Google employee has seemingly confirmed our suspicions with a neat little drawing. Read on for further details. Manu Cornet, a Google employee and cartoonist, recently drew the image you see above showing the evolution of Android. Showing. 

Deal Alert: Acer A110 For $178 At Walmart

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

If you’re looking for a cheap 7″ tablet with some top of the line specs look no further.  Walmart currently has the Acer A110 on sale for $178 dollars.  To put that into perspective, Staples and Bestbuy currently have the tablet listed at about $230.  Just in case you’re wondering what you get for $178 here’s a quick spec list: 7″ 1024×600 Display Tegra 3 Processor 1GB RAM 8GB Storage (Plus Micro-SD Card Slot) Front-Facing Camera HDMI Out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Spec. 

Sony testing chips by MediaTek for affordable quad-core smartphones in 2013

By AndroidPress | OnMonday, December 3rd, 2012 - No Comments »

MediaTek might not be one of the first names you think of when it comes to smartphone chips, but that could change soon. Right now, its chips are generally used in low-cost devices sold mostly in the Chinese markets. Most of the big device creators use chips from companies like Qualcomm, NVIDIA, ST Ericsson, but MediaTek has announced that Sony is taking a look at MediaTek for some low-cost devices. Apparently, Sony has requested samples of MediaTek’s MT6589 quad-core SoC. This means that. 

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