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Not only has AT&T upgraded its mobile broadband network to fast High Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) connectivity–it is also deploying Long-Term Evolution (LTE), the other major fourth-generation... (4G) wireless/mobile broadband (the other being WiMax). Read on to find out more, and be sure to check out the full infographic comparing this great lineup of advanced 4G Android superphones!

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Top 12 Free Android Apps for Productivity

By simple definition, productivity applications refer to software programs that let you get things done–and faster, or more efficiently. The less fluff and the less clutter, the better the productivity... app.

You probably own several productivity suites for your desktop or laptop. Android devices have their share of such applications, too. They literally number by the hundreds, or maybe thousands. Won...

Google Music Beta

This afternoon, while sitting in a hot library studying, I noticed that my Droid X’s notification light was blinking rapidly. Looking for a distraction, I powered on my display, and saw that I... had a new email. The subject of the email read: “You’re Invited to Music Beta by Google.” My day instantly went from being a woeful Wednesday to becoming a wonderful Wednesday, all t...

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For the past several months, the Samsung Galaxy S II has held the performance crown of the smartphone world, reportedly beating the performance benchmarks of every phone in the world. HTC has had an... answer for a few months, but has kept quite shy about it until recently. Their answer comes in the form of the HTC Sensation, which is looking to be an incredible device, with specs very similar to the...

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The year of the superphone has finally arrived. We’ve seen a lot of powerful phones come in this year from all the major manufacturers. These aren’t your run of the mill, entry-level handsets... – no sir. These are dual-core, Gingerbread packing nerdware that boast immense screen sizes and blazing fast performance.

These are only for the most discerning Android lovers so if you need to as...

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Introduction

Welcome to Android Authority’s review of the Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V. The Optimus V is one of the Optimus One line of phones which has graced every carrier in the USA, as well... as set sales records for LG. The fact that they sold one million phones in 40 days is no surprise to me anymore, as soon as I opened the package I knew why it sold so well. Read on to find out more a...

Android-Firewall

We’ve always been big proponents of security here at Android Authority, and talked about the Security Architecture of Android in a piece previously. There’s been a lot of discussion lately... about the level of security on Android and the iPhone, and for good reason. Most of us have a significant amount of personal information on our mobile devices, and mobile security is likely to become an...

Apple-cannot-escape

About time Apple and Android learned to play nice. Don’t think this software is being made by Apple though, they won’t have any of it. Like most true software innovations that occur, this... nifty piece of software has been created by a group of top-notch developers. The folks over at Eltima Software, developers of SyncMate software, have finally liberated Mac users to be able to sync thei...

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Today, i’ll be comparing the Google Nexus S 4G vs Motorola Atrix 4G vs the HTC EVO 3D. This started out as a Pros and Cons for my own personal reference being that I’m now eligible for... my 2 year upgrade pricing on my Sprint line. So take this Pros and Cons list knowing that its my opinion, and subjected to my taste in phones. But I thought you guys might like the spec and feature c...

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There comes a time in someone’s life when he (or she) needs to grow up and upgrade to a new and better phone. Yes, that nice, sturdy block that is your current Android phone performs quite remarkably... well but it seems… lacking. The small(ish) screen, the scratched up screen and the not-so-stellar battery life just doesn’t cut it anymore. You want something better, faster, smarter.

With...