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Losing hours of sleep every night won’t be the only thing you have to endure if you decide to get Motorola’s Droid Razr M Developer Edition – what with all the tinkering you’ll be doing. But you also have to part ways with $549.99. Of course, we already told you about the price last week. What’s different is that you now can make the purchase.

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CyanogenMod 10 ROMs based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean are found virtually everywhere as new Android devices are constantly being added to the list. This new update from the CyanogenMod development team comes in the form of a modification that will change the old boot animation found on most CM10 ROMs. If you have recently flashed CM7 or CM9 ROMs before, then you’re probably familiar with the boot animations that usually show the CyanogenMod mascot in blue named Cid. This MOD replaces the animation, and replaces it with a clean logo of CyanogenMod, which is more appealing and best describes…

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This week, a report hit the web claiming that Google has strong-armed Acer into cancelling the launch of the CloudMobile A800, a smartphone running Aliyun, the Android-based operating system developed by Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba. Google has now clarified the problem.

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Barely a day after HP CEO Meg Whitman hinted in a TV interview that they haven’t given up on their smartphone ambition, up popped a purported HP phone on the benchmark scene, bearing the name “Bender.” And what a surprise it was to see that the HP Bender runs Android OS.

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It is obvious that HTC isn’t going to let the lucrative Q4 market roll by without trying to entice customers with some new devices. In the case of the One X+, it is but a slightly improved version of the leader in the One series. Now, we already know most things about the HTC One X+, the details of which have been confirmed by its recent FCC filing. But HTC apparently isn’t quite satisfied yet and is going to make some final tweak to the phone.

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It was a sad day for customers who bought the Xperia Ion LTE when they found out it had shipped with Gingerbread instead of Ice Cream Sandwich. Thankfully, Sony didn’t let that error live for long as an official update to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 has begun rolling out to Sony Xperia Ion LTE owners.

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According to its own website, Samsung is now working on a next-gen 13MP back-illuminated sensor, called S5K3L2, that’s meant to go into phones and tablets sometime next year. The news comes after we have already heard that Samsung has been working on a 12MP sensor (S5K3L1) that’s currently in production for upcoming devices. The question is, will the new sensor be competitive enough in 2013?