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In a perfect world, your grandparents wouldn't need a lick of help getting the most out of a smartphone, but let's face it: the devices are complex, and if you don't have the proper motivation, they can be a bit difficult to learn. You've previously seen the C900 from Clarity, and tonight we stumb...

May 8th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Remember LG's Android L-style series of smartphones from back at Mobile World Conference? While we can't be totally certain this is the case, it appears that the Optimus L5 handset recently passed through the FCC's subterranean lair. Buried within the testing report is the diagram pictured, display...

May 7th 2012 at 7:41am 0 Comments
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Sometimes, updates aren't as sweet as they initially sound. Such is the case with Android 4.0.4, which recently rolled out to owners of the GSM Galaxy Nexus. According to an increasingly vocal swath of members at xda-developers (and confirmed by a listing on Google's own Support page), there are my...

April 5th 2012 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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There are many typographical accoutrements manufacturers can hang on existing product names to let you know that this one's different, better. Motorola's plumped for the humble "+" to let us know this isn't just any Gleam, it's a new, improved beast. So what's changed since last time? Well, it's dro...

April 4th 2012 at 6:44am 0 Comments
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Well, that didn't take long. Sprint may not have opened its own icebox just yet, but thanks to a BriefMobile source, Nexus S 4G owners can snag themselves Ice Cream Sandwich anyway. While there have been previous efforts, BriefMobile says the leak contains the full, official ICS update, which will...

April 1st 2012 at 3:07pm 0 Comments
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Let's just say you have an HSPA+ Samsung Galaxy Nexus (I9250) or a UMTS / GSM Nexus S (I9020). It may behoove you, then, to begin frantically checking your phone to see if any updates are available, because Google has taken to its favorite social network to announce that Android 4.0.4 is rolling o...

March 28th 2012 at 6:23pm 0 Comments
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In a move that is sure to surprise no one, it appears AT&T is getting ready to send its trusty 2G GSM network riding off into the sunset. MarketWatch is reporting that some Ma Bell customers have received letters, urging them to upgrade to a 3G or (gasp) 4G device and warning that service may de...

March 4th 2012 at 2:39am 0 Comments
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Where you may see GT-I9070P, we see a variant of Samsung's Galaxy S Advance that's been pushed through the FCC's sausage machine and lived to tell the tale. We gave the mid-range handset a thorough going-over at MWC, where we found it to be attractive for a phone of its modest stature. It's got th...

March 2nd 2012 at 7:08pm 0 Comments