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Sony Xperia ZL Retail Version Hands-on (video)

We had a chance to play with the final shipping hardware of the Sony Xperia ZL today and, coupled with near-shipping software (no carrier branding) it provided a great Android 4.1.2 experience. Sony is readying the release of the Xperia ZL in Canada for April 2nd on Rogers, Bell, Videotron, MTS, Wind and Mobilicity, and

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Google announces Keep note-taking service for Android and the web

Google announced today the release of its Keep note-taking service, complete with an Android app and web service. The idea behind the Evernote competitor is simple: we often don’t have a pad of paper and pen near us when we want to jot down a quick note, and there are few app solutions that consolidate

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Jawbone UP finally adds Android compatibility with a gorgeous new app

Jawbone has joined the FitBit One by adding Android support to its popular UP fitness band. The app is gorgeous and full-featured, allowing users to plug in their band to the headphone jack of many Android smartphones. The Jawbone UP app allows you to sync steps taken, sleep patterns and more with your Android device,

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HTC One facing delays because company is no longer a priority: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Taiwanese OEM HTC is facing rollout delays of its One flagship due to issues obtaining essential components from its suppliers. All phone manufacturers source from a small pool of companies and, due to HTC’s recent financial troubles, the company doesn’t have the purchasing power and clout it

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New Nexus 10 commercial is the right way to sell a tablet

This new Nexus 10 commercial pushes all the right buttons, primarily the soft one right between your neck and stomach. It’s a sweet look at how a tablet, in this case Google’s newly-launched 10-inch monster, can be used by every member of a growing family. It also touches on the growing ecosystem of apps and

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Swype for Android update improves responsiveness and fixes many bugs

Swype for Android has been updated with a bunch of bug fixes and a few performance improvements, along with language models for Hindi and Belgian Dutch. I always seem to come back to Swype, briefly, whenever there is an update, only to realize that SwiftKey is both faster and more accurate. But I know a number

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