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Samsung Goes Big With 5.8-inch Galaxy Player

Ahead of the IFA show, the company upsizes its Android device for playing music, video, and games. It's edging closer toward the Nexus 7 mini-tablet territory. [Read more]...

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Samsung Reveals the Design Story Highlights for the Galaxy S III

Samsung was very keen to let us know that its latest flagship phone was designed for humans. Now, the latest in the revealing series from the firm gives a little more insight into how the team went about that. For example, product designer Hangil Song explains how the rounded edges...

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What Mobile Tech Companies are Doing Right

The mobile technology space is highly competitive which keeps companies hopping trying to come up with the best way forward. It's easy to be critical of most companies given their often confusing offerings, but for a refreshing change here are the things the big guys are doing right.

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Cameras: The New Frontier for Android?

It looks like the next frontier for the Android mobile OS is on cameras. First, Polaroid announced an Android-based digital camera, and now the TechHive beta blog reports that Nikon will release one. According to the blog post: "Nikon's Coolpix S800C, a pocketable 10X-optical-zoom (25mm to 250mm) camera with Wi-Fi features and a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen, will be the first major-release camera to run the Android operating system. The S800C's other core specs include optical image stabilization to bolster its long-zoom lens and 1080p video recording at 30fps." Now, it remains to be seen if this will actually be the first Android camera to arrive. As we've reported before, Samsung has become the global leader in Android devices,...

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Sony's DASH Sensor Framework for Android Opens for Collaboration

Sony has moved its open source DASH framework to Github for better collaboration; the hardware abstraction layer for sensors should help Android ROM makers to quickly enable more sensor hardware, especially on Sony phones...

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