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New HTC 1.7GHz Quad-Core Device Shows Up In Benchmarks, Potential New “One” Phone?view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Due to HTC’s success in their current “One” lineup such as their HTC One X and HTC One S, perhaps it was only amount of time before HTC released the next iteration in their “One” lineup. (IT news)

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Alcatel-Lucent Launches OpenTouch Moniker, Expands Offeringsview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As headaches caused by bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives and the growing data demands of video communications frazzle IT departments, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise is reaching out to businesses by renaming its Communications Solutions family of suites to OpenTouch Suite and expanding its reach into existing communications solutions. The suite is designed to help organizations of all sizes tackl (IT news)

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ZTE Currently Whipping Up “Advanced Gaming Smartphones”, Due To Launch Next Weekview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Gaming. Smartphone. Gaming smartphone? That’s what manufacturing giant ZTE currently has up its sleeve as we speak. The company used its Twitter page to announce it will be launching some of the “most advanced gaming smartphones” in just six days from now. (IT news)

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Samsung open sources code for Epic, Skyrocket Galaxy S II variantsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – As OTA updates prepare to roll out for Galaxy S II phones on the Sprint and AT&T networks, Samsung has released the source code for their respective versions of the handsets. Owners of the Sprint Epic 4G Touch and AT&T’s Galaxy S II Skyrocket 4G phones are in line to receive update FF18 which will give them Ice Cream Sandwich. (IT news)

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Android 4.0.4 now available for Samsung Galaxy SIIview story

http://www.themobileindian.com – The new upgrade brings the much needed performance and stability improvements to the Samsung Galaxy SII. (IT news)

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WugFresh’s Nexus Root Toolkit now supports all Nexus devices including the Nexus 7, Unlock and Root with one double clickview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – It used to be called the Galaxy Nexus Root toolkit, but with version 1.5, it’s now called the Nexus Root Toolkit because it supports all Nexus devices, including the Nexus 7. WugFresh is famous for giving us the quick and easy way to unlock and root the Galaxy Nexus as well as flash it back to stock and re-lock it. (IT news)

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Android rules U.S. and Europe smartphone salesview story

http://www.mobileread.com – Quote: For the first time ever, Android has dominated smartphone sales in several major markets, including the U.S., Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain, and Australia, according to data released today by market analysis firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Source (HowTos)

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Google Maps adds indoor maps and walking directions for 22 U.S. museumsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Indoor mapping should see a huge boom over the next year and Google Maps will most likely lead the way. They just added indoor maps and walking directions for 22 popular U.S. museums. You can now plan your route from exhibit to exhibit, including floors. All you have to do is open Google Maps on your Android phone or tablet and search for the museum that interests you. (IT news)

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Google Nexus 7 Review: Redefining The $199 Tabletview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Nexus 7 tablet was the talk of Google I/O, and for good reason. For $199 you get a device with high-end specs that even today’s top tablets have a hard time competing with. With a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, and a 7-inch HD screen, it’s amazing Google and ASUS were able to manufacture this device for so little money. (IT news)

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Rovio Mobile’s Amazing Alex is now available in the Google Play Storeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – After some teaser videos and such, Rovio Mobile’s new game, Amazing Alex, is finally available in the Google Play Store.  It’s a physics puzzle game, and since it’s the same people who brought you Angry Birds, it will probably be worth a look. Amazing Alex is all about, you guessed it, a whiz kid named Alex. (IT news)