Google to Hold Android Event Oct. 29; New Nexus Phones Expected

Google to Hold Android Event Oct. 29; New Nexus Phones Expected
ABC News
There are also rumors that Google has plans to drop the price of its Nexus 7 tablet to $99. The event, which will be held in New York City, will coincide with Microsoft'sWindows Phone 8 launch event, which is being held in San Francisco on the same day.

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Acer's 7-Inch Android Tablet Will Cost $230
Gizmodo
Acer's 7-Inch Android Tablet Will Cost $230 We've known it was coming for months, but the Acer Iconia Tab A110 finally has a due date and a pricetag. It's going on sale October 30th, and it'll only cost you $230. That puts it squarely in Nexus 7 territory.

Nokia boss: 'Surface phone' and Apple-Android fears will kick-start Windows ...
ZDNet
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop reckons carriers' fears over the Android and Apple duopoly will force the birth of the Windows Phone ecosystem that he's bet the Finnish company's future on — an ecosystem he believes would benefit from Microsoft's presence ...

ZDNet

US Samsung Galaxy S III owners to get Jelly Bean update in the coming months
ZDNet
I was primarily driven to get Jelly Bean on my GSIII because I think the GSIII is one of the best Android devices available, in terms of hardware, and can't stand Samsung S Voice while I find Google Now on my Galaxy Nexus to be fantastic. I wanted ...

ZDNet

Motorola Mobility dings Google's results
Crain's Chicago Business
Google said operating losses associated with Moto Mobility were $527 million in the third quarter; in the year-earlier period, before the acquisition, Motorola Mobility reported operating profits of about $13 million. Google earned $2.18 billion in the ...

Is Windows 8 an existential threat to Android tablets?
PCWorld (blog)
Just look at the list of Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet and hybrid partners—Samsung, Asus, Toshiba, and the rest. They all make Android tablets, too. Apple's position in the tablet market is so dominant that it need not fear encroachment by Windows 8 ...

BlackBerry Dropped by Booz Allen for Apple, Android
Businessweek
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., whose 25,000 staff provide consulting services to the U.S. government, has dropped BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) as its smartphone supplier. Booz Allen has started decommissioning the firm's dedicated ...

Asus Introduces the Asus PadFone 2 Quad-core Android Smartphone
MobileTechReview.com
ASUS today announces PadFone 2 Android smartphone and dockable tablet. The PadFone 2 features a 4.7" display, a 13 megapixel camera and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad-core CPU with LTE support, and a completely redesigned ...

20 Best iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone games this week
The Guardian (blog)
It's time for our weekly roundup of new games for smartphones and tablets, this time covering iOS,Android and Windows Phone. The week's pick of new and notable games includes football, superheroes, music conducting, zombies, demons and baseball.

Apple Could Be Waiting To Publish iPad Users Guide For iOS 6 Until iPad Mini ...
Cult of Mac
Each time Apple releases a new operating system, or new product, they publish a digital support manual for that device relative to the newest version of iOS or OS X. When “the new iPad” was released on March 15th, Apple published the user guide. Ditto ...

Motorola 3Q2012 Revenues $2.58 Billion; 18% Of Revenue For ...
By Jordan Crook
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to mobile and ...
TechCrunch

Sharp's new AQUOS TAB SHT21 IGZO tablet ... - Android Community
By Dave LeClair
Yesterday, we told you that Sharp announced its new AQUOS TAB SHT21 7-inch tablet with an IGZO screen. Well, our friends at SlashGear wasted no time getting.
Android Community

Google looks to steal Windows Phone 8 thunder with competing ...
By Joe Wilcox
October 29, same day Microsoft launches Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco, Google will hold an event in New York for Android -- presumably for the next Nexus device(s), just about the worst kept tech secret(s) of the month. Microsoft just can't ... This week, Apple sent out media invites for an October 23 shindig, possibly for iPad mini, coming three days before Microsoft launches Windows 8 and Surface tablets. ... That compares to 52.6 percent for Android and 34.3 percent for iOS.
BetaNews

Weekly Poll: Android Tablet or Microsoft Surface? | Android.AppStorm
By Rita El Khoury
While most small Android tablets will target a different market than the Surface, the competition will be heated when it comes to bigger 10″ tablets. Both Asus' Transformer Pad family and Samsung'sGalaxy Note family should be worried ...
Android.AppStorm

Acer announces the Iconia Tab A110 Android tablet | Digital Trends
By Andy Boxall
Acer has announced the Iconia Tab A110, a budget Android tablet with a similar-but-subtly-different specification to the Google Nexus 7, leaving buyers to decide if they want more internal storage space or a higher screen resolution.

Motorola Mobility GT-3 ABR Transcoder Breaks Gigapixel Barrier ...
October 15, 2012– At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Motorola Mobility will introduce the Motorola GT-3 ABR Transcoder—the industry's only 3-gigapixel ABR ...
mediacenter.motorola.com/.../Motorola-Mobility-GT-3-ABR-...

Motorola Mobility Deploys Industry-First Broadband Infrastructure ...
SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 – October 17, 2012 – At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Motorola Mobilitytoday announced the industry's first successful deployment of ...
mediacenter.motorola.com/.../Motorola-Mobility-Deploys-Ind...

Verizon Q3 solid: 4.5 million LTE devices sold
ZDNet
The company activated 3.4 million Android phones and 3 million were 4G LTE. Larry Dignan. By Larry ... The company sold 4.5 million LTE devices in the quarter courtesy of the iPhone 5 and its Android lineup and now has 4G available to 250 million people.

4G in the UK: Mobile operators join forces to speed up 800MHz services
ZDNet (blog)
"The rollout of 4G is a huge step forward for mobile broadband services in the UK and will be incredibly important in driving economic growth," culture secretary Maria Miller said in a joint statement from the operators, Ofcom and the Department for ...

Cricket Rolls Dice On 4G In Las Vegas
InformationWeek
Leap Wireless International launched Las Vegas as its second 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) city, promising more to come in 2012. The pay-as-you-go, low-cost operator--otherwise known as Cricket--says that the 4G deployment, announced Wednesday, ...

Target to offer free Wi-Fi and smartphone navigation for holidays
Los Angeles Times
The discount chain announced a host of new strategies to tempt customers to buy this season, including free Wi-Fi at all Target stores, new ways to shop from smartphones and a pilot program to test out an in-store navigator. Shoppers will soon be able ...

Aereo, TV over Internet service, expands to PCs
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK — A Barry Diller-backed company called Aereo is broadening availability of its service even as broadcasters challenge the legality of the startup's live television transmissions over theInternet. Aereo is still limited to residents of New ...

Nokia Siemens profits jump on LTE deals, cost cuts
Reuters
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Mobile network equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks, which has been a drain on profits for owners Nokia and Siemens since its 2007 birth, reported record profits in the third quarter on the back of deals for new LTE networks.

GoPro unveils a new underwater, WiFi camera
Washington Post
At a media preview inside a San Francisco aquarium, camera-maker GoPro introduced its new "Hero3," a smaller, lighter camera with better low-light performance, higher resolution, WiFi, remote control and the ability to go deep under water. Associated ...

Canonical Ubuntu 12.10 brings the Internet closer to the desktop
Computerworld
Ubuntu 12.10 "effectively sets out the future direction of how Ubuntu will develop over the next two years," said Steve George, who is Canonical's vice president for communications and products. "TheInternet has become an intrinsic part of user's ...

Airtel 4G service launched in Pune
Times of India
K Srinivas, president - consumer business, Bharti Airtel, said, "Today, we are excited to launch Maharashtra's first 4G experience for Airtel customers in Pune. We are optimistic about the traction that 4G will see in months to come and look forward to ...

U.K. 4G Rollout Takes Another Step Closer As Carriers Join Forces ...
By Natasha Lomas
The rollout of multiple 4G/LTE networks in the U.K. took another step closer today with a joint statement from carriers EE, Telef√≥nica O2, Three and Vodafone saying they formed a jointly controlled company to ensure spectrum deployed in the ... is already on track to begin at the end of the year and the creation of Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited ahead of time represents yet another step towards bringing consumers early access to the next generation of mobile broadband services.”...
TechCrunch

Closing the Internet Divide - Patrick Lo - Voices - AllThingsD
By Patrick Lo
The FCC National Broadband Plan will further extend the connected experience with the goal of taking Internet access to every American by 2020. The implications are huge. Connecting the masses, both domestically and internationally, ...
AllThingsD

Cricket brings 4G LTE to Las Vegas, outs new Huawei Boltz modem ...
By Edgar Alvarez
At launch, 4G LTE service will be accessible via mobile broadband services and Cricket's newly-improved 4G LTE modem, the Huawei Boltz, will be available for $149.99 (MSRP) at Cricket's company-owned stores and dealers in Las Vegas ...
Engadget

Internet Marketing Ninjas Buy Webmaster World Forums #Pubcon ...
By Jonathan Allen
Today at Pubcon, Brett Tabke and Jim Boykin announced that legendary web forum Webmaster World is changing hands. Tabke plans to focus more on his PubCon conference series, while Boykin will build out new social features for the ...
Search Engine Watch

Talking Internet Gold With Creator of 'Binders Full of Women' Tumblr
By Stephanie Haberman
Veronica De Souza was supposed to attend a concert during the presidential debate at Hofstra University on Tuesday night. She changed her mind last minute, figuring she had watched the first two debates, so she might as well watch the ...
Mashable!

Smartphone Malware Safety Tips - Internet Crime Complaint Center
The IC3 has been made aware of various malware attacking Android operating systems for mobile devices. Some of the latest known versions of this type of ...
www.ic3.gov/media/2012/121012.aspx

Internet Hall of Fame | Internet Society
This year, the Internet Society turns 20. To mark this milestone, and to highlight the Internet'sprofound impact on our world, the Internet Society has established ...
www.internetsociety.org/who-we-are/internet-hall-fame

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