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Nokia releases an Android phone teaser

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Nokia Corporation is rumored to be working on a new Android phone that is code-named Normandy. The smartphone is rumored to be low-cost and is expected to be called the Nokia X. A new teaser image has been leaked and the teaser image shows four black arrows that point to one location to form a green X. Evleaks sent out a tweet with the image yesterday. The specifications of the phone is rumored to be: 4-inch display, 512MB RAM, 4GB storage, and 5-megapixel camera.
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Samsung rejected Android in 2004

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Andy Rubin, the founder of Android, needed help building his mobile operating system back in 2004 so he turned to multiple companies for an investment or an acquisition. One of those companies include Samsung.
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HTC to push Android updates for 2 years in all new “North American Flagship Devices”

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HTC recently conducted a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) where the company announced that they were going to support all “flagship” devices with Android operating system updates two years from their release date. However, this seems to apply to devices sold in North America only.
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Google Inc (GOOG) Android operating system has limits to usage

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Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has revealed some of the rules associated with using the Android operating system by OEMs. The restrictions that Google has on device makers is that Google apps must be featured and Google must be set as the default search. European antitrust authorities are reviewing the conditions to determine if Google is abusing the Android position.
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Report: Google Inc (GOOG) Android shipments in 2013 hit almost 800 million

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Research firm IDC has published some new numbers about the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android operating system. According to IDC, around 800 million Android smartphone shipped in the year 2013.
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Report: Nokia is going to launch an Android phone this month

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Nokia is reportedly going to launch an Android phone this month, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The phone has the code-name “Normandy” and it may be revealed at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month. The WSJ cited sources with Nokia’s plans that revealed the phone would use a modified “forked” version of the Google mobile operating system similar to the way that Amazon.com does with the Kindle range of products.
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Path for Android now lets you record videos that are 30 seconds long

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Path for Android is now letting users record videos that are up to 30 seconds. The videos now also have filter support. Now Path for Android is on par with the iOS version. The way it works on Android is by opening up the camera within the app and holding down the record button. On the iOS version of the app, you can tap a separate button to enable the recording.[Source: TNW]

Jelly Bean is now being used on 60% of Android devices

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The Google Android mobile operating system is used on millions of devices. It is used on a range of low-end to high-end devices. The low-end devices still run on Android Froyo (version 2.2) and the high-end devices run on Android KitKat (version 4.4).

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