Word coming out of South Korea is that LG has gone ahead and officially taken the lid off their much leaked LG Optimus G superphone. One of the bigger draws with the G is that it features LG’s cutting edge “in-cell” touch display True HD IPS+ technology. This allows the device to feature a small bezel, while making the picture appear as if it’s floating on the glass. Qualcomm’s APQ8064 quad-core S4 Pro processor with integrated LTE also makes the cut, a first of its kind in Korea. All the other rumored specs were also made official like the 13MP camera, and spacious 2GB of RAM. The device is due out next month in South Korea, and towards the end of the year for Japan (and the rest of the world. We’ll no doubt learn more at this year’s IFA 2012 but the real question is — will you guys want one?
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T-Mobile Tuesdays has been off to a rough start ever since it was announced, after another disappointing week, it may be time to pull the plug or change the process.
If you’re a parent wanting to keep your smartphone-using kids safe, there’s an Android app which will limit what apps they can use on the phone, track their location history and even block specific phone numbers from calling or texting the device.
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Simply, as the name implies, is a dead simple “app” for Facebook. It’s a Chrome custom tab for Facebook. That means it uses the power of Chrome, but it doesn’t get lost in the mix of the Chrome browser.
Rumors of HTC building not one, but two Nexus devices for Google this year are starting to sound a little more real. After learning possible codenames, specs for the 5-inch HTC Nexus have allegedly leaked.
The OnePlus 3 is officially available and shipping to customers. Whether you’re new or a veteran Android user, you’ll want to check out our list of 15 things every OnePlus 3 owner should do. Something we missed? Leave your suggestions in the post.
Ever wonder what information Google actually knows about you? Well, now you can thanks to the new My Activity site that Google has launched. The dashboard shows you every piece of information that Google collects and associates to your Google account and gives you the opportunity to review and delete items as you please.
With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s launch right around the corner, we now have a detailed look at the next version of TouchWiz which could be pre-installed on the phone when it shows up in early August.
Evan Blass (@evleaks) took to Twitter to “confirm” some of the Galaxy Note 7’s supposed features and specs, including the decision to skip the “Note 6” moniker in favor of the “Note 7.”
If you were waiting for the HTC-build Nexus phones this fall, you might want to wait a bit longer. A new rumor claims that we may see a Google-built smartphone by the end of 2016.
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The folks over at Trend Micro have recently discovered a new mobile malware that targets Android devices. The malware is called “Godless,” and it can infect nearly 90% of Android devices.