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LG SoC’s Could Be Unveiled At CES 2013

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

Life really is starting to look good for LG these days.  They currently have two of the best phones one the market in the LG Optimus G and Nexus 4 and the rumour mills have them churning out something even more spectacular in 2013.  Today some more exciting news is coming out of the LG camp. It appears that LG is readying their own home made CPU’s for prime time.  LG licensed A-9 and A-15 technology nearly two years ago and it seems that work has been going well as their first batch of. 

No Nokia Android Phones, But Nokia Maps For Android In The Works

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

A couple of days ago we posted that there was a possibility that Nokia could finally be changing their tune a bit and could be developing an Android powered device.  The rumour started up as Nokia listed an ad for a Linux expert. However, today Nokia has crushed our dreams about a possible Nokia phone stating that they will not be making any Android powered devices.  Instead, Nokia is working on bringing their Maps app to Android and IOS.  I have to say that’s a strange move as both Android. 

Chrome gaining a foothold on Android devices

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

On desktops, Chrome is far and away one of the more popular browsers, but on mobile, it has taken a while to find its footing. Well, according to a new report from Net Applications, Chrome is finally getting a decent amount of usage on Android devices. For iOS, the usage is still negligible, but at least Android users are moving over to Chrome. It shows Google’s efforts with the browser were not a waste of time. In the month of November, Chrome accounted for 4.03 percent of mobile traffic. 

Galaxy S III Update Rolling Out

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

Today is the day!  Samsung promised that the Canadian variants of the Galaxy S III would begin receiving their Jelly Bean update on December 3 and it seems that users are slowly beginning to get the update.  The update is over 300 mb large so it will probably take you a little bit of time to download the update.  You may also want to be connected to Wi-Fi depending on your data plan. If you get the update let us know how it is!  What new features are you seeing in it?  Any fun little surprises? [MobileSyrup] . 

Samsung rumored to have three new devices in development

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

A little smartphone creating company you may have heard of known as Samsung is rumored to be very busy bringing some new smartphones along. Not that this should come as any surprise, after all, if Samsung wants to stay on top of the game, it needs to constantly innovate. Today, SamMobile has broken the rumor that Samsung is working on three different devices. The first device Samsung is rumored to be working on is being called “Project J.” Based on the reports, it looks like this device. 

SwiftKey knows about Android 4.2 issue and is working on it

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

One of the most popular keyboard apps on Android is SwiftKey. However, users with Nexus devices who upgrade to Android 4.2 might find that their installation of SwiftKey gets completely deleted upon upgrading. For some users, the keyboard only gets soft disabled, which is annoying, but not nearly as much as problem as the users who are finding the keyboard to be completely deleted. In some cases, when the keyboard gets deleted, it can take all of its user data with it. This obviously makes the. 

Nokia looking for a Linux expert for HERE Maps, not an Android phone

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

Recently, Nokia posted a job listing seeking a Linux expert, and we all became excited that the cell phone giant would be crossing over to the Android side. Unfortunately, Nokia confirmed that the job listing is not related to the creation of an Android smartphone. Instead, Nokia is looking for the Linux expert to help them with HERE Maps. After all the news reports of Nokia making an Android came out, Nokia’s head of media relations Doug Dawson took to Twitter to shoot down the hopes and dreams. 

Android Community Nightly: November 30th, 2012

By AndroidPress | OnSaturday, December 1st, 2012 - No Comments »

Welcome to the second edition of the Android Community Nightly. Today we’ll be wrapping up everything that happened today in Android news. It was a mild day filled with Samsung Galaxy Note II info, budget Android tablets, and updates from Facebook regarding their Photo sync. Read on past the break and we’ll dig in regarding everything that mattered to us most today. We’ll start with the Galaxy Note II, since it was pretty popular today. Verizon has officially started shipping. 

Hardkernel unleashes ODROID dev boards for a budget price

By AndroidPress | OnSaturday, December 1st, 2012 - No Comments »

Let’s say you’re looking to pick up a new dev board, but you’re a little short on cash. Hardkernel doesn’t think that’s a problem, today introducing the world to its new, teeny-tiny ODROID-U and ODROID-U2 developer boards. As you can see below, the boards can fit in the palm of your hand, and they start at just $69, which isn’t bad at all. With that price, you might think that you’re getting bottom of the barrel hardware, but the new boards actually come. 

HTC One VX headed to AT&T December 7th

By AndroidPress | OnSaturday, December 1st, 2012 - No Comments »

Earlier this month the folks from HTC and AT&T announced two new smartphones to grace their 4G LTE lineup. Those being the new and improved HTC One X+, as well as the budget friendly HTC One VX. Sadly the only one available is the One X+ and we’ve still not heard a word regarding the VX. Today however the carrier is stating they expect to be “fully stocked” with the One VX by December 7th. So far we have no official details or announcement to go from, but the guys from Android. 

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