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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is already in the hands of reviewers, and soon you too can own one. Release dates are, well, being released by each carrier this week. There’s some good news, and some not so good news depending on which carrier you are with. Carrier Release Dates AT&T has already started accepting preorders last week. Their initial date to have the phone released was April 30th. AT&T has told some customer that their…

It’s getting closer, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is almost here. And soon you’ll be able to pick one up in your local AT&T store, or have it delivered to your doorstep. AT&T has released price and ordering information for the Galaxy S4. AT&T had this to say in a brief statement about the Galaxy S4 pricing and pre-order info: Continuing our legacy as the first carrier to launch Samsung’s Galaxy series, we are excited to…

The Google Chromebook Pixel in LTE form will soon be available. For those wanting to place an order, the Google Play Store states that the 4G Chromebook Pixel will ship by April 8th. As of this writing it was not yet sold out as other devices so frequently do on the Play Store. Placing your order today will set you back $1449.00. Chromebook Pixel: For Everyone? The Chromebook Pixel caused quite a media stir when it was released a…

Google Nexus 5, the next in an iteration of pure Android phones, is rumored to be on it’s way. Who will make the phone and it’s actual release date are still unknown at this time. According to sources however, the Nexus 5 will be more compact, with a large battery and focus on camera performance. At with other Nexus devices, the specs don’t really blow you away. What you get though is the pure Google experience running…

During the launch event of the Samsung Galaxy S4, no specific pricing or release date was set. But a little digging and an educated analysis told me it would drop in at $570.00. OK, it wasn’t really education that helped me determine that price, it was the contest rules laid out by Samsung. Samsung Galaxy S4 Pricing Samsung is running a Cut To The Front Of The Line contest, wherein you can win a new…

The next iteration of the Nexus 7 may be coming in May. The Nexus 7 tablet has grown in popularity, and arguably set the standard for what a 7 inch tablet should be. When will we see the new tablet? Perhaps it will be unveiled at the sold out Google I/O conference. Nexus 7 – Perfect Size, Perfect Price The Nexus 7 took the world by storm when it was released. It was the first…

The HTC One is again making news, but not is a good way. After already hearing that the HTC One will be delayed until the end of March, and perhaps even April, more disappointing news arrived. It seems that suppliers are not in a hurry to make parts for the HTC One because their financial situation puts them to the bottom of the list. HTC One: Will We Ever See It? This has got to…

After weeks of speculation and rumors, it appears that the HTC One will not come to Verizon Wireless. I for one am rather disappointed. I recently reported that a WalMart document showed the HTC One was on it’s away, but apparently there were errors in the document. HTC One and Twitter Response The news broke on Twitter directly from HTC that the One will not be making it’s way to Verizon Wireless. It was in response…

Facebook looks to have found a work around for updating it’s own Application. It appears that with the latest update, the Facebook app will be able to download future updates without going through the Google Play Store. Facebook Automatic Updating To be clear, this is only happening on the Facebook Android application. The latest update includes a few enhancements, including: Changing your profile picture Hide stories and report spam in the News Feed Fewer taps…

Oh Verizon, why do you tease us so? With your silence during the HTC One announcement, and your lack of information about carrying the HTC One. Luckily there is WalMart, and someone to shed some light on the matter. HTC One On Verizon This Month At WalMart? The popular Android site Droid Life obtained a picture of some document listing the HTC One. Big deal you say? The document states that the HTC One will launch…

In an unexpected move, Google has removed all apps that block ads on your Android powered device. No worries, Android malware remains available for download. No Ad Blocking for You Developers who have made ad blocking apps for your Android device were surprised to find, or not to find rather, their application available on the Google Play Store. Google has determined that the applications violate the distribution agreement. Specifically, Section 4.4. Here’s what it says: “4.4 Prohibited…

The tablet wars are heating up, at least for Android powered tablets. The number of Android tablets are expected to “out ship” Apple’s iPad by the end of the year. This news is on the heels of a rumored iPad release this Spring. Android Tablets Shipped, Not Sold The industry research firm IDC estimates that iPads will account for 46% of tablets shipped to resellers in 2013. That’s a decrease of 5% from last year’s…

When Nokia announced that the Lumia 920 was going to be exclusive to AT&T, a lot of sadness came over Windows Phone fans everywhere. Enter the Nokia Lumia 928, Verizon’s offering for a high end Windows Phone, available next month. Expect a heavy marketing push to get this phone into the hands of consumers. Nokia Lumia 928 While similar to the Lumia 920 at AT&T, the Nokia Lumia 928 will have some significant differences. The first being…