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Droid Weekly 9/29/13: Touchless Control, HTC One, Galaxy Gear, Android 4.3 and More

September 29, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

Could Phase 3 of T-Mobile’s Uncarrier ‘Revolution’ Eliminate New Customer Deposits?

This week we heard some interesting rumors about the next phase of the T-Mobile Uncarrier. It seems like they are looking to get rid of the new customer deposits. Now this would really only affect those that don’t have great credit. Read More

LG Plans to Sell 10 Million G2′s in the Phone’s Lifetime

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LG has set, what I believe to be, a realistic goal for the G2. They are planning to sell 10 million G2’s in its lifetime. Which seems like it’s very possible. Especially after seeing all the early adopters grabbing this phone already. I know I’ll be buying one soon. Read More

Amazon Announces the Kindle Fire HDX: Snapdragon 800, 2560—1600 Resolution Display, 2GB of RAM, 11 Hours of Battery Life and More!

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This week, Amazon took the wraps off of their brand new line of Kindle Fires. These are the Kindle Fire HDX, and have some pretty amazing specs. Along with some cool tech support, that I think will really help sell these new Kindle Fire HDX’s. Read More

Samsung Begins Testing Android 4.3 for the Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4

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Samsung has begun testing Android 4.3 on the Galaxy S4, S3 and Galaxy Note 2. So I’d expect it to be released by the end of this year, unless you’re in the US. Then it’ll probably be sometime next year, thanks to the carriers. Read More

Samsung Aware That the Gear “Lacks Something Special”; Will Bring in the Experts to Fix It

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Samsung admits that the Gear lacks something special. Almost telling us that they released the Gear just to say they beat Apple to it. Sounds about right, right? Read More

Moto X Touchless Control vs DROID Ultra Touchless Control: Which Is Faster?

This week, we’ve had both the Moto X and the DROID Ultra in house, so we did some testing and comparing between the two of them. We even did a test with Touchless control to see which one was faster. Read More

HTC One US Variants Have to Wait A Bit Longer for Android 4.3

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We kinda saw this coming. Maybe not because it’s HTC, but because we know our carriers. On Friday, HTC’s President took to Twitter to let all of us know that Android 4.3 would be delayed a bit for the US due to certification. Probably the same certification that the Nexus 7 LTE is currently in. Read More