Xolo X900: Intel's first smartphone

Xolo X900: Meet Intel's first smartphone
Intel-based smartphones are also due soon from Lenovo, Orange, Motorola, and ZTE. by Brooke Crothers April 19, 2012 5:58 AM PDT Follow @mbrookec As expected, the firstsmartphone powered by an Intel processor launched this week: the Lava Xolo 900.

Xtex's $150 Android Tablet Takes Aim at Kindle Fire
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Apr 19, 2012 7:05 AM The My Tablet 7, a 7-inch Android tablet from Xtex, is gunning for the Kindle Fire, undercutting Amazon's device with a $150 price tag and topping the Fire with some specs. The My Tablet 7 may not be the ...

Verizon revenue up on mobile, broadband growth
By Grant Gross IDG News Service - Verizon Communications posted revenue and net income gains for the first quarter of 2012, with mobile and broadband customer additions driving the numbers. Verizon on Thursday reported revenue of US$28.2 billion for ...

For Verizon, iPhone Outsells All LTE Android Smartphones
Verizon Wireless sold more iPhones in its most recent quarter than all its LTE 4G smartphones combined. Verizon Communications reported its first quarter earnings today, and in general the news is good. The company's wireless unit added 734000 ...

iPhone Sales Once Again Top Android Smartphones on Verizon
PC Magazine
Overall, Verizon Wireless sold 6.3 million smartphones during the first quarter - 2.1 million of which were 4G LTE devices. About 20 percent of smartphone sales were new Verizon customers; the rest were upgrades. Among those upgrades, 42 percent were ...

Lava unveils Intel-powered smartphone 'Xolo X900'
Economic Times
"This is the first smartphone in India, powered by Intel's Atom Z2460, which is the fastest (mobile phone) processor available in the market. Xolo X900 will be available from April 23 at a best buy price of Rs 22000," Lava Co-Founder and Director ...

Smartphone sales boost Verizon Q1 earnings above estimates
Kansas City Star
By SCOTT MORITZ Verizon Communications Inc., the second-largest US phone company, posted earnings that beat analysts' estimates as smartphone demand boosted subscriber count and slowing sales of Apple Inc.'s iPhone helped margins.

"Which is the best Android phone out there right now?"
Computerworld (blog)
By JR Raphael (@jr_raphael) "Which is the best Android phone out there right now?" -- the headline of this story -- is the single most common question I get asked on a day-to-day basis. And it's understandable; after all, budget considerations not ...

Android Malware Writers Exploit Instagram Craze to Distribute SMS Trojan Horse
By Lucian Constantin, IDG News In an attempt to take advantage of the popularity of free photo-sharing app Instagram among smartphone users, malware writers have created fake Instagram websites to distribute Android Trojan horses, according to security ...

Intel's first smartphone coming soon: Xolo X900 gets 24 April release date
By Mat Smith posted Apr 19th 2012 6:29AM Intel's first Atom smartphone is now available, and it's Lava's Xolo X900. It has managed to outpace both Lenovo's K800 and Orange's Santa Clara, arriving on the Indian carrier next Monday.

Intel: Medfield-Based XOLO X900 Coming to India April 23
The Lava XOLO X900 Android-based smartphone will be available in India, but will give the rest of the world an idea of what to expect from Intel in the near future, officials said. Intel officials are confirming that the first smartphone powered by its ...

HTC One S Reviews: Critics are Drooling
PCWorld (blog)
By Ian Paul, PCWorld Apr 19, 2012 9:06 AM T-Mobile announced that the Android 4.0-powered HTC One S will arrive in the carrier's stable on April 25, and so far reviews say this phone is theAndroid device to beat in 2012. Reviewers are going gaga over ...

First Intel smartphone hits the streets... of India
TG Daily
Intel has been trying to enter the lucrative smartphone market for years now, but with little tangible success. However, Santa Clara is hoping that its low power sipping x86 Medfield processor will help it take on ARM's wide range of RISC-based chips ...

TG Daily

Spotify's New Android App Available for Preview
The app features full support for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, high-resolution images and improved social features. By Ian Paul PC World - Spotify, the premium streaming music service, will soon release a redesigned Android app, but if you can't ...

Intel's first smartphone arrives...in India
ZDNet (blog)
Intel made good on its promise to launch its first smartphone this week and dropped a bit of a surprise. Intel's first smart device is the XOLO X900 for India. The common bet was that Intel's first smartphone would be a Lenovo device for China.

iPhone propels Verizon subscriber growth as profit rises
It sold 3.2 million iPhones, and 2.1 million 4G LTE smartphones. by Roger Cheng April 19, 2012 4:40 AM PDT Follow @RogerWCheng Verizon saw its profit rise just slightly in the first quarter. The iPhone continues to be a boon for subscriber growth for ...

HTC One S: My new favorite Android phone
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
That's one reason why I was looking forward to higher-end handsets using Microsoft's Windows Phone, and why I had high hopes for Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich. Unfortunately, Windows Phone doesn't yet match the feature set in the more-mature iOS, ...

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Carriers ponder Apple iPhone subsidy uprising: Will it work?
ZDNet (blog)
By Larry Dignan | April 19, 2012, 8:24am PDT Summary: Verizon and AT&T are trying to diversify their smartphone bases so they aren't too dependent on the iPhone. Will smartphone buyers play along? Verizon wants a third OS platform badly.

Verizon LTE subscribers climb to 8M in Q1, iPhone activations hold steady at 3.2M
Verizon Wireless' (NYSE:VZ) 4G LTE marketing efforts appear to be paying off. During its first quarter earnings report, the company sold 2.9 million LTE devices in the quarter, up from 2.3 million in the fourth quarter, bringing its total number of LTE ...

4G LTE From AT&T Available In Canton
MarketWatch (press release)
CANTON, Ohio, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* has turned on its 4G LTEnetwork in Canton, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. AT&T 4G LTE provides several benefits, including: Faster speeds.

Compared: HTC's One X, One S and Evo 4G LTE
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | April 19, 2012 | + HTC's One line is the first result of that effort, including the HTC One X on AT&T, the One S on T-Mobile and the Evo 4G LTE on Sprint. Though the names are different, all three phones are cut from ...


XOLO X900, First Smartphone With Intel Inside Launches in India Market
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW DELHI, Apr 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Intel Corporation and Lava International Ltd., one of India's fastest-growing mobile handset companies, today announced the general availability of the XOLO X900, the first smartphone with Intel inside.

HTC One S (T-Mobile)
PC Magazine
The HTC One S looks good, feels good, and runs Android 4.0 out of the box. It's our favorite new powerhouse smartphone on T-Mobile. HTC has finally launched its first Android smartphone to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich—and it's a winner.

Verizon activated 3.2 million iPhones in Q1, outselling all other smartphones
Apple Insider
Verizon's results are particularly notable given the carrier's focus on its new 4G LTE mobile data network, which none of Apple's iPhone models current support. Despite incessant marketing of4G phones and service over the last year, the carrier's top ...

Spotify for Android App Getting a Makeover
PC Magazine
By Angela Moscaritolo The Spotify for Android app is getting a makeover, complete with easier navigation, high-res images, and more social media integration. The streaming music service on Thursday released a beta version of the updated app, ...

AT&T expands its 4G LTE network - TUAW
By Steven Sande
AT&T reported that it is continuing the expansion of its 4G LTE network throughout the US, with Akron and Canton, Ohio and Lafayette, Indiana being. ... techBASIC 2.0 brings sensor data collection, analysis and visualization to iOS ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Overhauled Spotify for Android: All About Discovery
By Jamie Condliffe
Spotify's Android app has been in need of an update for some time—especially when compared to its beautiful Windows Phone offering. Fortunately, the wait is over, and the new version is much improved: it's cleaner, more visual, and wants ...

Google Cloud Print Now Supports Android 4.0 Devices and All ...
By Chris Chavez
Looks like Google has updated Google Cloud Print for Chrome with the ability to send printable docs, not only nearby printers, but now, to Android 4.0 devices running Chrome Beta browser app (as a PDF document). Simply click “print” from ...
Android Phone Fans

Warning: Fake Instagram App Will Infect Your Android Device
By Todd Wasserman
Security site Sophos is warning that a fake Instagram for Android app contains malware. ... The malware comes after Instagram for Android hit 5 million downloads less than a week after its April 5 release. A few days after that, Facebook ...

Instagram Malware Strikes Android
By The Huffington Post News Editors
Watch out, Android users: Here they come again. Last week, it was a fake version of "Angry Birds Space." Now, a new piece of malware is masquerading as Instagram, the popular photo sharing app that was only recently made available to ...
The Huffington Post | Full News Feed

Design on the Go: Designer Apps for Android
By Amelia Hunter
A collection of some of the top design related apps for Android to help our readers get theirsmartphone ready for design on the go!

Lava XOLO X900 kicks off Intel's Android phone plans | Android ...
By Chris Davies
The first Intel-powered Android smartphone will hit the market on April 23, with the Lava XOLO X900 going on sale in India. Packing a 1.6GHz Atom Z2460.
Android Community

Spotify Overhauls Android App | Ubergizmo
By Pradeep Chandrasekaran
After Android Spotify fans have been under the impression of being a lower priority to the iOSversion of the musical app, Spotify has rolled out an update for them with what seems to be a complete overhaul resulting in [...]

Larry Page: Android is important, but not critical to Google
By Dan Graziano
Furthermore, Google's $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility was meant to protectAndroid and further its mobile dominance according to statements the CEO made when the deal was announced. Read. Tags: Android, google, Larry ...
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech

iPhone or Android - Business Insider
By Steve Kovach
#10 Expandable storage #9 Built-in navigation #8 More hardware choices #7 No restrictions on the apps you can install #6 High-end Android phones tend to implement the latest and greatest hardware first #5 Customizable home screen #4 .... with a 3G data sim private Wifi Hotspot for my laptop - all in one. Reply. 23. 1. Flag as Offensive. Mr. Nobody on Apr 18, 3:21 PM said:Android has a file system like you do on a computer. You can edit/download/upload save files. Not so with iOS.
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