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Stock Android devices + Snapdragon processors = powerful combination

If you love Android, you’ll be happy to know Santa has stocked his sleigh (made even faster by our Snapdragon) with lots of Google and Google Play edition smartphones and tablets powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors.

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Update on KitKat Android upgrades: is your device included?

Android 4.4, code name KitKat, has been available for nearly a month and a half, and in recent days and weeks, upgrade plans to the new OS have been announced for a wide variety of hardware devices.

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Top smartphones from Verizon Wireless

There seems to be a nearly endless list of smartphones available this holiday season and with all-in-one Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors at the heart of the best mobile devices available, it’s hard to choose just one.

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Is your Android device getting the KitKat upgrade?

Android 4.4, also known as KitKat, is the most recent version of Google’s popular operating system and it’s already shipping in several new devices around the world. But what about the 900 million or so Android devices that have been sold to date? How do you know if your phone or tablet will get a sweet KitKat upgrade? Here's a guide to the major manufacturers and their KitKat roadmaps.

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Big updates to Android keyboard apps SwiftKey and Swype

The twin titans of the Android input app world both announced big upgrades today. SwiftKey 4.3 has exited beta, consolidating what were previously two separate apps into a single application. Simultaneously, Swype 1.6, a new version of the app studded with new features, has been released. The enhancements to both are considerable, renewing the battle over which app is the best system for entering text into your Android device.

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The new LG G Pad 8.3 high-resolution tablet now available at Best Buy

Today LG Electronics announced that its latest tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, is officially available for sale in the U.S.

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The HTC One gets super-sized with the HTC One max

HTC has announced the newest addition to their flagship HTC One smartphone series, the HTC One Max.

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Hands on with the HTC One

As a dazzling device loaded with state of the art features, it’s easy see how the HTC One quickly became one of the most popular smartphones. Its slick design and huge HD screen instantly catch the eye. And beyond its initial appeal, the HTC One’s strong performance has helped it develop word-of-mouth status as a stunningly satisfying gadget. Here are some of the amazing features that have been blowing buyers away.

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean coming to HTC One, EVO, and more

While Android 4.4 “KitKat” is in the works, numerous smartphone manufacturers have announced plans to upgrade the operating systems on their older model handsets, namely to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean release.

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ZTE brings Nubia 5 and Grand S smartphones to U.S.

Smartphone manufacturer ZTE is a company on the rise in the U.S. and starting last Saturday their two newest, high-end Android handsets, the ZTE Grand S and ZTE Nubia 5, will be available for pre-order in the U.S.

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