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Mobile application development has been on the rise since it first started. This makes sense, as mobile operating systems like Android and iOS have skyrocketed in popularity over the last half a decade. With so many phones out there and so many more predicted to sell, it is predicted that application development, which has already created 512,000 new jobs, will continue to grow at a very quick pace over the next half a decade.

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[ Update 2011-10-13: New information has been provided regarding the new date of the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 event originally intended for this week at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference.  The post has been updated accordingly. ] [ Update 2011-10-11: We've heard chatter of a precise expected release date for the famed Nexus Prime.  This article, originally published on October 7, has been updated to reflect the new information. ] Samsung and Google did promise to only postpone (not completely cancel) their joint product announcement of “something big”–presumed by most folks to be the Nexus Prime, whose likely name…

Featuring a beautiful, yet slightly curved display, the Nexus Prime will feature a similarly curved display to that of the Nexus One

The Samsung handset rumored to transform into the Nexus Prime upon release has received the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stamp of approval just recently–and FCC documents suggest that not only is it compatible with AT&T, T-Mobile, and Canadian networks but is also as big as the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Samsung GT-I9250 appeared in recently published FCC reports, which showed that the handset carries communications equipment compatible with GSM 850, GSM 1900, WCDMA II, WCDMA IV, and AWS 1700 bands. No hints of CDMA or LTE support were reported, but the FCC information does suggest that the GT-I9250 (FCC…

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A tipster who asked to remain anonymous has unleashed what could potentially launch a new wave of rumors and speculations about the Nexus Prime. In a nutshell, the Samsung GT-I9250 is the Nexus Prime, and it comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 5-megapixel primary shooter, and a 1,750-mAh battery. Just a few hours ago, two conflicting reports of alleged Nexus Prime official specs leaked out, sending the blogosphere afrenzy over more rumors and speculations regarding the yet-unconfirmed upcoming Google flagship reference phone for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. But, here’s the freshest and the juiciest so far–straight from…

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The iPhone 4S disappointed a lot of Apple fans expecting rumored specs for an iPhone 5. Will the Nexus Prime go the same route? Probably yes, and probably no–depending on whom you believe at this rumor-filled stage of the Nexus Prime saga. Two conflicting reports have surfaced just a few hours ago regarding the upcoming Nexus Prime. Both reports claim to have been based on credible hearsay from reliable sources. While both new reports affirm most of the Nexus Prime specs that have been circulating the Web, one report depicts an inebriated set of Nexus Prime specs that will truly…

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The likelihood of Samsung’s announcing, demoing, and showcasing the bloatware-free Google Nexus Prime and its Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) on October 11 is getting higher with new reports coming in. Samsung has reportedly sent out invitations for a Samsung Mobile Unpacked event slated for October 11, which also coincides with the kick-off of the CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego, California. The event starts at 11:30 A.M. According to the invitations we’ve seen, the event is marked as a “Google Episode.” The invitations also show the Android logo and explicitly invite the recipients to “get a…

EngadgetMobile are hot on the heels of another device that looks to be running Android that could one day make its way into the palm of your hand. As another site has noted, there is little information available about the manufacturing company, Amico. However, we did a little more digging and we managed to find a few Google hits and their website. In fact, we also found out that they exhibited at booth 2333 CTIA Wireless back in 2008. The Taiwanese company, operating out of the Taipei World Trade Center, offer “innovative and advanced mobile phone devices in forms of…