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Google now requires "powered by Android" sign on sanctioned Android products
By Andrew Kameka on Friday March 28, 2014

Android has always played second fiddle to whatever branding the most popular manufacturer of the time used. Google has instituted a new policy among Android manufacturers that may help curb that lack of recognition.

New HTC One leak takes a trip to Mr. Blurrycam
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday February 27, 2014

Before most smartphones are released, they take the requisite trip to Mr. Blurrycam, a half-joking reference to the almost uniform case of leak artists taking pictures that are out of focus and very blurry. The latest device to get the Blurrycam treatment is the All New HTC One

Google hosting online Project Ara Developer Conference April 15-16
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 26, 2014

When Motorola first introduced Project Ara, it was pitched as a concept that would take time to flesh out with help from the development community, and Google is now seeking to encourage that help by hosting an online developer conference.

Nokia HERE Transit directions now in more than 800 cities
By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 19, 2014

While Google Maps is the more known provider of public transit directions in the US, Nokia's HERE Transit solution has gained a wide reach in several markets spread across the globe. Nokia today share some progress statistics about Here Transit, including the revelation that it supports subway, tram, and bus directions in 800 cities in 53 countries. Service has been expanded in parts of the United States, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Mexico City, Israel, Sweden, and Brazil. It has also added schedules in several countries, as well as confirmed plans to complete coverage in several other countries. Details about the expansion can be found here. HERE Transit is available for download in the Windows Phone Store.

HTC confirms March 25 as date for next HTC One
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday February 18, 2014

The 2014 version of the HTC One is officially being unveiled on March 25. HTC has begun sending invites for press events taking place in New York City and London next month when we'll finally see the the phone that has been leaked several times as the M8.

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By Andrew Kameka on Wednesday February 12, 2014

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Samsung invites world to Unpacked 5, so the Galaxy S5 may debut in February after all
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday February 04, 2014

Conventional wisdom has said that Samsung would not announce the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress later this month, but the Korean manufacturer has sent out press invites to an upcoming event with a blatant teaser for the S5.

AT&T announces ASUS Padfone X with LTE Advanced and HD Voice
By Andrew Kameka on Monday January 06, 2014

AT&T has announced that it will be the exclusive carrier of the Asus Padfone X, marking the first time that the Android smartphone-tablet convertible will be officially sold through the carrier in the US. It will also be the first 4G LTE Advanced device from the carrier.

Your data cap stinks: average wireless data use nearly doubled in a year
By Andrew Kameka on Tuesday December 24, 2013

That's not a problem for most people, but consumer habits may eventually create one. In the past year, the amount of data traffic that the average US subscriber uses is almost twice as high as it was last year.

HTC providing financing to buy unlocked HTC One
By Andrew Kameka on Friday December 06, 2013

HTC has been trying various ways to promote its flagship phone, the HTC One, and the latest method includes footing the bill for buyers who don?t want to deal with up-front costs. Customers who visit HTC.com can apply to get an unlocked HTC One, compatible on AT&T and T-Mobile, for $0 down. Buyers with qualified credit can get the $599 phone for no money down and monthly payments of $25. More details about the financing are available at HTC.

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