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Report: Samsung Galaxy Tab S with WQXGA AMOLED screen on the way

Samsung already offers a line of low-cost Galaxy Tab Android tablets and a higher-priced Galaxy Tab Pro series with faster CPUs, better screens, and other premium specs. But it looks like two Android tablet lines might not be enough. According to SamMobile, Samsung is preparing to launch a new line of tablets with 2560 x […]

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Reports: Google to retire Nexus program, promote “Android Silver” phones

Google’s been offering a line of Nexus phones and products since 2010. The company picks a hardware partner to build a phone to run the latest version of Google’s Android software and show off just what the platform is capable of. The Nexus One was one of the first smartphones with a 1 GHz processor. […]

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Reports: Google smartwatch shipping this year, built by LG

Samsung may not be using Google Android in its latest smartwatches, but fret not Google fans. You may have a chance to pick up a Google-branded smartwatch later this year. TechCrunch reports Google had planned to launch its first watch in March… although that date might be pushed back to June. Meanwhile @evleaks confirms the […]

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Lilbits (2-21-2014): Amazon’s TV Box coming in March?

Amazon wanted people to buy eBooks, so it launched the Kindle line of eReaders. It wanted them to buy apps, music, and movies so it launched the Kindle Fire line of tablets. And if Amazon really wants you to use its store and services for your online video needs? Amazon might want to launch a Roku-like […]

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Would support for Android apps save Windows and Windows Phone?

Say you’ve got the most popular desktop operating system in the world, but you’re struggling to gain traction in the smartphone and tablet spaces? You might find yourself with a bit of a chicken and egg problem: How do you attract users unless you have great apps? And how do you attract app developers without […]

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Lilbits (2-10-2014): End to Android fragmentation in sight?

It’s been months since Google released the source code for Android 4.4 KitKat, but some phone and tablet makers continue to release new devices running software that’s as old as Android 4.0. While most newer Android apps will run on older devices, having to support older devices could be holding developers back from implementing newer […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab “Pro” models coming in 2014?

Samsung reportedly plans to launch up to 4 new tablets in the next few months, including a low-cost “Lite” model, and possibly 3 high-end “Pro” tablets. According to SamMobile and MovePlayer, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro models will come with 8.4 inch, 10.1 inch, and 12.2 inch displays. The specs for the larger Pro […]

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Lilbits (12-18-2013): Dolphin Zero emphasizes private browsing

Over the past few years, private browsing or “incognito mode” has become a standard feature in most web browsers. It lets you surf the web without saving your history or passwords and can come in handy in a few different situations. Want to use someone else’s phone, tablet or PC to check your email without […]

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Lilbits (12-06-2013): Cheapest. Samsung. Tablet. Ever.

Samsung offers phones and tablets in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and soon the company may also expand its horizons by extending its price range to cover “dirt cheap.” The folks at SamMobile report that Samsung may be working on cheaper versions of its phones including a Galaxy Note 3 Lite and Galaxy Grant […]

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Lilbits (10-24-2013): if convertible wants to be your phone, tablet, laptop

Tired of carrying a smartphone, tablet, and notebook around? While Asus is trying to simplify things with products like the Asus Padfone that let your phone act as the brains of a tablet, a group called idealfuture has another idea. They’re trying to raise $100,000 through crowdfunding site Indiegogo to build a device called the […]