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Armando is an Android nerd, covering both apps and phones, and a former programmer. He is also a world-class heckler on Twitter.

Optimus G could be the comeback that LG needs

LG has had some stumbles as of late. But the newly announced Optimus G smartphone sounds like it can hold its own against the Nokia Lumias and Samsung Galaxy S IIIs of the world.

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Samsung Galaxy Note II hits U.S. mid-November

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is heading stateside this November.

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First Look: Droid Razr M offers great specs at great price

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Over at TechHive, Armando Rodriguez spends some time with Motorola's new Android phone and comes away impressed.

Droid Razr M Review: Great specs at a great price

After spending some time with the newly announced Droid Razr M, Armando Rodriguez finds it to be a top notch Android smartphone and the best phone around for budget-minded buyers.

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TechHive: 3 Reasons Why QWERTY Phones Are Awesome

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In an age when people text more than talk, physical keyboards for phones are still pretty darn important.

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE Review: A Nice Keyboard, but Middling Call Quality

If you're looking for a smartphone with a great physical keyboard, look no further than the Motorola Photon Q.

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Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G Review: Live TV and a High Price

Even with the ability to play live TV, the Lightray's year-old specs make justifying its high price tag difficult.

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TechHive: Free Android Apps for Getting the Most From Your Phone's Camera

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Instead of spending a few hundred dollars on a new camera, check out these free Android apps that can help take your mobile photography to another level.

TechHive: Your Android Jelly Bean Questions Answered

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We've compiled the most frequently asked questions about Android 4.1 with answers. If you don't find your answer there, ping us.

Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Gets Android Jelly Bean Update

The Jelly Bean update starts rolling out to all unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus phones today.

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Sony Xperia Ion Review: Great Display and Camera, Old Software

The Sony Xperia Ion sounds impressive on paper, but it has a few shortcomings that keep it from being on top.

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Google I/O (including Nexus 7 & Q), Windows 8 Upgrades, Choosing a Gaming PC, plus New Games!

PCWorld Editors cover the Google I/O announcements, Windows 8 upgrade pricing, choosing a gaming system and talk about a couple of new games.

Trojan Horse found in the iOS App Store: Report

Security software company Kaspersky discovered a Trojan Horse in the iOS App Store that sends your contacts to a remote server and spams people you know.

Apple Siri Versus Google Jelly Bean: Voice Search Showdown

Google Jelly Bean on a Galaxy Nexus bests Apple's Siri on iOS in our mobile voice search face-off.

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Google Android Jelly Bean OS: A Test Drive

We went hands-on with some of Jelly Bean's cooler features. Is this OS upgrade worth all the hype?

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