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The Samsung Galaxy S3 is one of the best, if not the best, Android smartphones launched this year, but Galaxy S fans waited for months for Samsung to unveil the device.... The Galaxy S3 was not announced at CES or MWC as initially expected, and Samsung kept everyone in the dark regarding the phone’s design, features, and availability dates until early May, when the company...

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There are many replacement keyboard apps floating around the Play Store, but some simply don’t stand up to the acid test of daily use. While some of these keyboard apps are “smart”... enough, they disappoint in the usability department. Others are intuitive and easy to use, but don’t add enough functionality to warrant a change from the stock keyboard on your device.

For app...

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Have you seen LG’s latest proprietary UI? The LG UI 3.0 really looks great and it’s very smooth, too. If you are bored with your current UI and you’ve been imagining what the... LG UI 3.0 would look like on your device, imagine no more. It’s available for all Android devices so you can try it no matter what your device is.

Many people are scrambling to get the amaz...

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LG may not be the world’s best-known smartphone maker or the largest maker of smartphones in the world, like their co-nationals Samsung, but the Koreans are, nevertheless, a force to be reckoned... with.

First off, the phone maker has passed through a long period of lackluster evolution, marked by mediocre products and a dwindling mindshare. But now, all signs indicate that LG is back with a ven...

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If you’re looking to replicate that Ice Cream Sandwich look and feel on some of the older Android devices, especially for those who have been deprived of the latest Android flavor, you definitely... want to check out what one senior member at XDA-developers has developed. The Holo Launcher is a light, fast and highly customizable launcher replacement that won’t burden your device’s battery.

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Roughly a full month ago, Verizon was announcing that they will soon start pushing a new data share plan, one that will allow multiple users to connect multiple devices that all draw from a... single bucket/pool of data. Fortunately for those of us eager to learn more about how this data share plan will actually work, Big Red has disclosed yesterday the full details regarding the new Veriz...

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In addition to that exaggeratedly priced $12.5 billion Motorola acquisition, which has been recently approved by Chinese regulators – the last obstacle Google had... to overcome to go through with the merger – Google has made a variety of much cheaper acquisitions lately. But to what end? What is Google planning? Are these recent purchases related to Android? Are...

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Are you starting to get bored with the CyanogenMod 9 or AOKP stock UI on your Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-I9250? It’s time to add a little spice to your phone’s life with the Galaxy... S3’s TouchWiz UX. You read that right; it’s been ported to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has some unique features, especially its amazing UI. Some users might...

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Part of the benefits of having an Android device is being able to install an app on it. Installing is as simple as one, two, three; just search for your desired app on the Google Play Store... and hit the Install button. Though installing apps is easy, they can be installed as either user apps or system apps.

User apps are installed in the typical way via the Google Play Store, Amaz...

HOW-IT-WORKS system on a chip

When buying smartphones and tablets, we often talk about their processing power, and make a big fuss of their speed, and whether they can offer single-, dual-, or multiple-core capabilities.... And while we do focus on the processor most of the time, you’ll have to know that things aren’t as simple as that. Instead of just simple processors, we have Systems on a Chip (SoC) inside these d...