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Dell drops smartphones, ditches Android

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by on December 14, 2012 3:40 pm
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We’d forgive you for not even being aware that Dell had released Android phones, as the only news from the company involving Android lately has been tablet related. Even then, there hasn’t been much to speak of. Apparently, Dell realizes this too, as they confirmed at this year’s Dell World conference that they’re dropping smartphones and Android altogether.

Facebook SDK

Earlier today we reported that Facebook for Android had received a major update. It wasn’t just about new features, Facebook had rewritten the program as a native app. Now it seems that Facebook has some good news for developers as well. Facebook SDK 3.0 has finally come out of beta.

Google Nexus 10 pogo charger on its way?

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by on December 14, 2012 1:24 pm
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Google Nexus 10 owners, do you wish there was an easier way to charge your tablet? Your wish may be coming true, by way of the recently leaked Pogo charger. Using magnetic force, the charger is said to work in a similar manner to a MagSafe connector.

high end phones

Service providers MetroPCS and Cricket recently launched their financing programs, which enable users to purchase high-end smartphones without having to put down a small fortune upfront. Instead customers can cough up just a fraction of the initial cost and pay the rest back via monthly installments. But is this really as good a deal as it seems and how does this financing actually work?

Linux to add support for ARM Architectures

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by on December 14, 2012 10:41 am
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Linus Torvalds in an official statement has revealed that Linux Kernel will support ARM architectures in the future. This is a great news for developers and users alike, because it will make porting Android ROMs to newer devices easier.

Xperia Yuga

Rumors about Sony’s 2013 Xperia line-up have been abundant lately, but as of right now we have only bits and pieces to cling on to and basically nothing official. It obviously doesn’t help that many of the “leaks” have contradicted one another, so seeing one of next year’s Sony smartphones getting FCC certification is a welcomed breath of fresh air.