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Android 4.2.2 Headed To Xperia Tablet Z Next Month

Yesterday Sony announced which devices would be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, and they also revealed some more details about Android …

Samsung Shipped 72.4 Million Smartphones In Quarter 2

According to a recent report by IDC, Samsung shipped a massive 72.4 million smartphones in quarter two of 2013, this is a 43 percent increase for the …

Mobile

Android 4.3 Running On Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Yesterday Sony announced which devices would be getting the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, it was basically all the devices in their Xperia Z range, …

Hidden permissions manager found in Android 4.3, lets you set the rules

Installing an Android app brings up a permissions prompt that most folks ignore (though they probably shouldn't). But, what if you could grant applications access to some parts of your smartphone and not others? That's something <i>Android Police</i> have discovered is already baked into Android 4.3, and …

Android 4.3 comes with Ultra HD smarts, source code reveals

By now we all know that the new Nexus 7 comes with a full HD screen but the source code of Android 4.3 reveals that the OS can handle even …

Samsung’s Earnings Hit $51 Billion

Samsung has released its latest financial results for the second quarter of 2013, it looks like the company has beaten previous earnings estimates …

Gear & Gadgets

Artic Blue Samsung Galaxy S4 Lands In The UK

The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been available for a while now, and there is also another color version available in the UK from today, the Artic Blue …

Samsung Galaxy

Google shows off new Nexus 7 while PM ponders porn plug

We like new toys at TechRadar, and this week Google gave us lots to play with. There's a new tablet (the Nexus 7 2), a digital TV dongle and a …

CyanogenMod 10.2 Based On Android 4.3 In The Works

The CyanongenMod team have announced that they have starting working on CyanogenMod 10.2, the new version of CyanogenMod is based on the newly …

How Android’s new App Ops controls could encourage privacy by design

It looks like the latest version of Android(s goog) has an interesting little feature tucked away: granular controls for app permissions. The Android …

Oppo Find 7 With Snapdragon 800 To Retail For $700

We heard recently that Oppo were working on a new version of their Android smartphone, the Oppo Find 7, and now we have some more details about the …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes Arctic Blue at Phones 4 U

The Arctic Blue (read: blue) edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available in the UK from Phones 4U.<p>Arctic Blue: also a musically-confused …

Android 4.3 Includes Hidden App Permissions Manager That Could Bolster Privacy & Security

As expected, Google officially confirmed Android 4.3 at its event on Wednesday with Android chief Sundar Pichai. Among the new features/improvements in the update are a redesigned camera interface, Bluetooth Low Energy support, performance improvements such as smoother animations, and multi-user …

Samsung overtakes Apple in phone profits but others grow sales even more

Samsung topped Apple(s aapl) last quarter in terms of smartphone profits, but both companies didn’t see sales growth realized by most other handset …

Don't Panic: Google has prototypes for 'real-time' translation device, 'near perfect' in some uses

It sounds like Google's Babel fish-esque instant translation solution is making progress -- Android VP Hugo Barra told <i>The UK Times</i> that Google's got hardware prototypes (in the form of mobile phones) already working. Moreover, in a recent test he took part in, the system was "near-perfect" with …

Samsung Galaxy Note III may come in three screen sizes: 5.5, 5.7 and 6 inches

It's no secret that Samsung's working on a next-gen Galaxy Note, but little did we know that it might come in three screen sizes. We've previously seen the model number SM-N900 pop up in a number of places, and this time, our friend @techkiddy spotted the screen sizes alongside some new names on …

Battle of the upgrade plans: T-Mobile wins, but not the plan you might think

On Friday AT&T’s Next device upgrade program officially goes live, so we thought this would be an excellent time to compare the value of the three …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is looking to continue in the same vein as the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 2, offering you a phone which could …

Why surgeons are a key target for some Google Glass app developers

Before he even knew that Google Glass was in the works, Partho Sengupta was salivating at the potential for smart eyewear in healthcare. In a draft …

New Nexus 7 now available to order from Google's US Play Store

As of now, Apple's still wholly content letting Google and its clan of followers dominate the sub-$300 tablet market. Hence, the new Nexus 7. For those drawn to a thinner, lighter, more powerful version of the Android-based slate, orders can now be placed directly through Google's Play Store... for …

Church should consider pulling money out of Google, government adviser says

The Church of England should show “moral leadership” and consider pulling its money out of Google to pressure it into blocking illegal images of child abuse, a government adviser has said.<p>Accounts published later this year will show that the Church’s pension fund has a £5.7 million stake in the …

Google's still working on a Glass development kit, suggests devs use Android SDK for now

Google announced at its I/O event in May that a Glass Developer Kit is on the way so devs can build more advanced apps for its headset than the Mirror API supports, but it's still not quite ready. In a post on Google+, team member Alain Vongsouvanh encouraged developers to use the current Android …

Google and Amazon clarify Chromecast Netflix offer: here’s who qualifies

There was some confusion Thursday when Google (s GOOG) out of the blue announced that it was ending the Netflix (S NFLX) promotion of its new …

It looks like Google is about to unleash a new wave of more powerful applications for Google Glass - http://tcrn.ch/1c9RBQE