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Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Chris is fluent in all mobile languages. Having been a member of the Smartphone Experts community now for nearly three years, you can often find him here on Android Central over at CrackBerry and sometimes even at iMore. If you find Chris wondering around your local neighborhood, please point him towards the nearest electrical outlet and toss him a can of Full Throttle energy drink.

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Google says software is to blame for HTC EVO 4G LTE glitches in Google Wallet

Google says software is to blame for HTC EVO 4G LTE glitches in Google Wallet

Jerry Hildenbrand 13

Google has confirmed that a software issue is to blame for the HTC EVO 4G LTE and its Google Wallet woes. Previously we reported that many users were experiencing a problem where the app was said to be unsupported or in an unsupported country, and Google says this is all caused by a software issue on the phone itself. While there was no mention of when to expect a fix, Google assures...

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean outed in Google Play Store listing, 'coming soon' to Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean outed in Google Play Store listing, 'coming soon' to Galaxy Nexus

Richard Devine 105

Well well well, what do we have here. It seems that a possibly careless listing on the part of Google has just outed the next version of Android. It's outed as version 4.1, as Jell... -- we're going out on a limb here and saying Jelly Bean -- and more specifically, that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will be the first phone to receive it. Wowzers.  So, we've all been assuming for weeks upon...

SwiftKey updated to version 3 and packed full of features; developers also announce SwiftKey Healthcare

SwiftKey updated to version 3 and packed full of features; developers also announce SwiftKey Healthcare

Jerry Hildenbrand 40

The folks at TouchType have made SwiftKey 3 official, and available today in Google Play. Many of us have been keeping an eye on the beta version, so we know just how well this Android keyboard works and the great features it has. If you're not part of the beta testing group, here's what to expect -- Smart Space –  adding to SwiftKey's already cutting edge correction, Smart Space...

Amazon expanding its Android appstore to Europe, developer portal updated and accepting apps now

Amazon expanding its Android appstore to Europe, developer portal updated and accepting apps now

Jerry Hildenbrand 2

Amazon has announced that they will be opening their appstore to the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain this summer, with a "global" expansion planned to follow. There's no firm date as of yet, but they have changed the developer agreement and are already accepting submissions for apps to be distributed in the listed countries, so it can't be too far off.  This is a pretty...

HTC gets official with ICS for the Rezound, no word on an OTA just yet (update - or not)

HTC gets official with ICS for the Rezound, no word on an OTA just yet (update - or not)

Jerry Hildenbrand 18

Update: and just like that HTC has pulled the listing for the 3.14.605 update to Ice Cream Sandwich from the support page. Back to waiting. HTC has posted the official news that ICS is available for the Rezound, but we can't find anyone who has found it yet. Version 3.14.605.10 710RD should be hitting devices shortly according to HTC and will update devices running the stock firmware to...

Waze unveils version 3.2, with waypoints, voice control, and real-time gas pricing

Waze unveils version 3.2, with waypoints, voice control, and real-time gas pricing

Jerry Hildenbrand 22

  Waze has taken the wraps off the latest version of their über-popular social navigation app, and there's some pretty cool new features thrown into the mix. For starters, you can now find the things you're looking for along the route your traveling with the new waypoints feature, where you can search for gas stations (more on that in a minute), parking, auto repair and more that are...