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Acer Iconia A510 tablet is Olympic-themed

Acer Iconia A510 tablet is Olympic-themed

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The Acer Iconia A510 'Olympic Edition' tablet has gone on sale in the US for US$450 but so far there's no sign of the Android tablet in the UK channel.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Apr 18th 2012 at 1:58AM
Samsung Galaxy S III unveil for 3rd of May

Samsung Galaxy S III unveil for 3rd of May

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Korean electronics giant Samsung has sent out press invitations to a London event to "meet the next galaxy", presumably the Galaxy S III, on the 3rd of May.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Apr 16th 2012 at 10:22AM
Instagram arrives for Android

Instagram arrives for Android

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Massively popular iPhone app Instagram has finally launched on Google's rival Android platform, bringing the social photo app to an even greater audience.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 11:01PM
Motorola RAZR Maxx hits the UK next month

Motorola RAZR Maxx hits the UK next month

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A battery beefed-up version of the Motorola RAZR dubbed the RAZR Maxx is to launch in the UK next month, with the new Android handset boasting over 17 hours of ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Apr 3rd 2012 at 9:58PM

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Google Maps 6.5 beefs up navigation features

Google Maps 6.5 beefs up navigation features

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Google unveiled Google Maps 6.5 for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, sporting an updated navigation screen as the firm announced that Maps had provided navigation instructions for trips totaling 50 ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 28th 2012 at 10:03PM
Samsung Galaxy Note sells five million

Samsung Galaxy Note sells five million

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Samsung's oddly sized Galaxy Note 'phablet' has managed to sell five million worldwide in a surprising thumbs up for the massive 5.3-inch form factor.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 28th 2012 at 9:17PM
HTC One X and S on preorder at Vodafone

HTC One X and S on preorder at Vodafone

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Mobile operator Vodafone is now offering pre-orders for the high-end HTC Android smartphones, the One X and the One S.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 26th 2012 at 12:02AM
Asus-made Google Nexus tablet rumoured

Asus-made Google Nexus tablet rumoured

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Mounting rumours suggest that Asus is to produce an Android tablet to branded as a Google Nexus device.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 18th 2012 at 9:50PM

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Download the PCR Android and iOS apps

Download the PCR Android and iOS apps

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Your favourite PCR online content is now available as an app for phones powered by Google's OS, sponsored by VIP Computers.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Mar 16th 2012 at 3:17PM
Samsung Galaxy S II Android ICS next Monday

Samsung Galaxy S II Android ICS next Monday

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The popular Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone is to finally begin receiving an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the UK market as of next Monday the 19th ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 14th 2012 at 7:58PM
Two Amazon tablets rumoured this year

Two Amazon tablets rumoured this year

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The Far Eastern supply chain rumour mill is now suggesting that Amazon will launch two new tablets in the second half of this year in 7 and 10-inch sizes with ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 8th 2012 at 7:17AM
Samsung compares Galaxy Note with iPad 3

Samsung compares Galaxy Note with iPad 3

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When Apple chief Tim Cook unfavourably compared Android apps running on Samsung's Galaxy Tab with the firm's newly launched iPad 3, Samsung  wasn't going to let the trash talk slide.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 8th 2012 at 1:34AM

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Thousands confused by 'missing' Android Marketplace

Thousands confused by 'missing' Android Marketplace

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Google's rebranding of the Android Marketplace has resulted in widespread confusion as millions of smartphones around the world replace the usual icon with far less descriptive Google Play.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 8th 2012 at 1:19AM
Google bundles content under new Play brand

Google bundles content under new Play brand

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Internet giant Google announced that the Android Market would be renamed as the service is brought under the umbrella of a new Google Play brand.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 6th 2012 at 8:23PM
Samsung Galaxy S3 to arrive in April?

Samsung Galaxy S3 to arrive in April?

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The Samsung Galaxy S3 could appear as early as next month according to Samsung insiders cited by ZDNet Korea with a major marketing campaign aimed at the London 2012 Olympic ...

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 4th 2012 at 10:36PM
Archo unveils Android 4.0 tablet for kids

Archo unveils Android 4.0 tablet for kids

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For parents unwilling to hand an expensive high-end tablet to their offspring, Archos have unveiled the 7-inch ChildPad with a child-friendly design and price tag.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Mar 4th 2012 at 9:19PM

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Google X team working on futuristic glasses

Google X team working on futuristic glasses

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Google’s ‘smartphone’ glasses are expected by the end of the year, reports The New York Times.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Feb 29th 2012 at 3:31PM
ZTE Era is a 4.3-inch Nvidia Tegra 3 phone

ZTE Era is a 4.3-inch Nvidia Tegra 3 phone

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Chinese budget Android phonemaker ZTE is the latest to launch a high-end smartphone based on Nvidia's Tegra 3 chipset but the ZTE Era opts for a smaller 4.3-inch display.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 27th 2012 at 8:16PM
Huawei claims 'world's fastest' Android 4.0 phone

Huawei claims 'world's fastest' Android 4.0 phone

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Mainland Chinese phonemaker Huawei unveiled a new quad-core smartphone called the Ascend D Quad, based on the firm's own processor which the firm claims is the world's fastest.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 27th 2012 at 8:11AM
Sony expand Xperia range of smartphones

Sony expand Xperia range of smartphones

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Sony has unveiled a pair of new Xperia Android smartphones at the Mobile World Conference tradeshow in Barcelona, set to arrive in the second quarter.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Feb 26th 2012 at 10:01PM