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Thursday, 18 Oct 2012

Google Schedules an Android Event in NYC on 29 October

Google Schedules an Android Event in NYC on 29 October

Google has distributed invites to an Android event in New York City on 29 October.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

HTC J Butterfly with 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 Display Released in Japan

HTC J Butterfly with 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 Display Released in Japan

The team at The Verge managed to get their hands on its new flagship smartphone device, the HTC J Butterfly, which features a 5.0-inch Super LCD 3 screen with 440ppi resolution.

Panasonic to Lower Production of LCD and Plasma Display Panels

Panasonic to Lower Production of LCD and Plasma Display Panels

Panasonic plans to reduce production outputs of its LCD and plasma panels in an effort to reduce overhead costs. Also, the company will purchase more LCD TV panels from third-party suppliers.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012

ASUS PadFone 2 Officially Announced

ASUS PadFone 2 Officially Announced

Following up with its trademark PadFone combination of an Android smartphone and dockable tablet, ASUS has officially introduced its second-gen ASUS PadFone 2 along with a thinner, lighter Padfone 2 station.

LG Rolling Out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

LG Rolling Out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

The Korean company has issued a press release today, shedding some light on when to expect the Android 4.1 platform on their devices.

Microsoft Debuts Official Windows 8 Commercial

Microsoft Debuts Official Windows 8 Commercial

With Windows 8's launch date just ten days away, the countdown's officially underway with Microsoft rolling out its first 30-second commercial for the new OS. Check it out inside.

Foursquare Opens Local Search Engine to All

Foursquare Opens Local Search Engine to All

Foursquare, the app previously known as a location-based social network, has been shifting its emphasis over its last few iterations to a local social search engine for good picks. While you used to have to be a member to use Foursquare, the company has now opened up its search engine to anyone.

Monday, 15 Oct 2012

Galaxy S3 Alpha Runs Jelly Bean, Includes Multi-window Support

Galaxy S3 Alpha Runs Jelly Bean, Includes Multi-window Support

The Samsung Galaxy S III Alpha, an updated version offered by NTT DoCoMo, will include the multi-window feature, one that was first shown on its bigger cousins, the Galaxy Note II and Galaxy Note 10.1.

Google Challenged by Microsoft in Motorola's Patent Lawsuit

Google Challenged by Microsoft in Motorola's Patent Lawsuit

Microsoft plans to name Google as a defendant in an ongoing legal feud against phone-maker, Motorola Mobility. This move marks the first time the two software giants have entered into direct legal conflict over Google's Android mobile operating system.

Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Google Play Upgrade Brings Expandable Notifications, Mass Deletion of Apps and More

Google Play Upgrade Brings Expandable Notifications, Mass Deletion of Apps and More

Google is currently rolling out an updated Google Play Store version 3.9.16. It includes several new features such as expandable notifications, selecting multiple apps to delete at one go and keeping track of your location in lists.

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