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Android has come a long way since the days of companies launching “iPhone killers”. It seems that the Android ecosystem has a king now and that’s Galaxy S II. And that’s... why LG is supposedly not wasting any time and is trying to dethrone it. LG has long been a close competitor to Samsung, so this comes off as no surprise.

If you remember LG last year, they wanted...

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LG is planning to bring out in 2012 an updated and slimmer version of the LG Optimus 3D, one of the developers of the 3D handset told Pocket-lint early this week.

Henry Noh, who was on the development... team for the LG Optimus 3D, explained that the current build of LG Optimus 3D isn’t the “ slimmest and sexiest phone on the street” and that they want to make it slimmer.

LG’s main reaso...

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Android just keeps getting bigger by the minute. This is proven by a recent report on U.S. mobile phone key trends made my comScore, a respected name in the digital metrics. As of July 2011, Google... has reached up to 41.8% of the smartphone users in the United States, a 5.4% increase from their April 2011 share of 36.4%.

Its closest competitor Apple also has gain ground at 27%, a 1% incre...

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Of all the manufacturers who participated in the Android Update Alliance (AUA), HTC has been found to have the most up-to-date Android smartphone.

Thirteen of the HTC-manufactured phones have... Android 2.3 or Gingerbread. LG, however, has the most number of phones (9 of 15, or 60%) that have received Android updates, while HTC has 14 out of 24 (58%) that have received updates.

Samsung...

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With the switch to ultra-powerful touchscreen smartphones, we’ve seen old market leaders such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson and RIM fall behind the companies who “got” how to build touchscreen... phones in this new age of the smartphone industry. It looks like their product cycles are considerably slower than companies like HTC, Motorola, Samsung, and lately even LG.

Samsung became a b...

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The South Korean government plans to create a new opensource mobile operating system and a Web-based operating system through a government-initiated project allowing Korea-based device manufacturers... to collaborate on developing the software, a government official told Yonhap News Agency yesterday. The collaborative project is expected to launch before the end of the year.

The new mobile o...

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The first we heard about the LG Flip II was in June this year at a London expo. The surprising thing about it was the “II” part of the name – as far as we know there’s no LG... Flip. Of course, there maybe a totally unrelated phone that bears the “Flip” name – branding can work a bit like that after all.

Anyway, information about it was pretty limit...

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Some time soon, you might find the single core processing power of your smartphone won’t be enough to support all the mobile features you want to try out. Luckily, there are Android phones with dual... core parallel processing that are already on the market, and there’s many more scheduled for release in the market soon.

Upgrading can always be a challenge, so to help you make a more info...

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We’re all familiar with roadmaps, at least in the tech sense. They’re the documents that companies use to indicate what they’ll be doing for the entire year. So it’s quite a... treat for enthusiasts if one of them leaks. Like just what happened with LG’s.

The entire 2011 smartphone roadmap is definitely an interesting document and should get any fan excited. Wi...

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Tablets are a relatively new entry to the Android ecosystem but even so, they’ve quickly become a popular gadget to have. Being always-on and always connected has made it the go-to gadget for... checking email, catching up on social sites and browsing the web. On top of all that, some versions can even make and receive calls, turning them into an ideal all-in-one device. Some of the models t...