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Google unveiled the “Chromebook” concept and launched the first such products around a year ago, but the devices manufactured by Samsung and Acer haven’t exactly caught on. However, Larry... Page and Sergey Brin’s company is not one to give up a fight so easily. This is why we’re happy to announce that the second-generation Chromebook has just been released and looks like a significantly...

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We’re only a few weeks away from the grand unveiling of Google’s Nexus tablet, which will supposedly cost somewhere around $150-$250. The device it should help Google’s Android... get a higher percentage of the tablet market share. So far, Google hasn’t been very aggressive in making Android tablets a real threat to the iPad, in part because they got the pricing wrong from th...

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Growing plants can be soothing for anyone, but not everybody knows how to take care of a plant, when to water it, what temperature to keep it on, and so forth. If you don’t want to research... each and every kind of tomato, cactus, or orchid out there, some very industrious people in Switzerland are willing to give you a helping hand.

The Koubachi WiFi Plant Sensor provides a new and...

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Boo, hiss, and all that. You’ve probably read and cursed at the news that Samsung is having production problems with the Pebble Blue version of the Galaxy S3, and how that particular model... will be in short supply in the next 2-3 weeks. Here’s a clue or two as to what might cause the delay.

Mobile Bulgaria, who happens to be in possession of the Pebble Blue Samsung Galaxy S3, ap...

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In this part of the world, it’s not unusual for folks to be carrying more than one phone. While the first phone can be anything from the Android, Nokia or Apple camp, you can always guess... safely that the second phone might be a BlackBerry. Unsurprisingly, most people that do still carry their BlackBerry around are using it mainly for the BlackBerry Messenger feature to get in touch wi...

Seems like the Australian mobile carrier Telstra is beefing up its  LTE-phone catalog.

Right after bringing in the HTC Titan 4G Windows phone,  Telstra is now offering the HTC One XL... up for pre-order on its website. The One XL is the LTE version of the  HTC One X, one of the best smartphone released this year, and some say (S3 fans, cover your ears), the absolute best.

Tels...

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The LG Spectrum, despite its rather impressive specs, has had a tough time battling it out with Verizon’s other premium offerings for the buyers’s attention. But it looks like the phone... will edge others on the list when it comes to getting that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade the unofficial way. A leaked ICS firmware for the LG Spectrum has made its way to XDA-devs.

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Six months after Ice Cream Sandwich started appearing on the menu, most manufacturers and carriers are still unable to fully serve customers with the delectable dessert. Disappointingly, across... the board, many phones and tablets are still waiting to get the update to the latest Android OS, that’s it if they’ll receive it at all.

But that certainly isn’t a problem for Sony...

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[Update] Since this article was written, Samsung has confirmed the delays in an official statement that you can read below.

Heads up, UK folks! There’s some bad news about the Samsung... Galaxy S3 that you’d definitely want to know about. Some UK carriers and retailers are now reporting a possible shipment delay of the flagship phone.

Vodafone said that customers who pre-order...

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According to CM’s stat tracker, CyanogenMod – the most popular third party Android ROM around – has just reached its two millionth unique install. Granted, half of them are still unofficial... installs (also called KANGs), but this achievement still means that CyanogenMod has doubled its user base in little more than four months.

Simple math tells us that Cyanogen Mod was installed (on...