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Loathe WebOS? CyanogenMod 9 To the Rescue

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Got yourself an HP TouchPad when HP was flogging them off, but webOS just doesn’t float your boat? Rejoice, dear Android 4.0-loving friends -- CyanogenMod 9 is here to furnish your bargain-basement tablet with sweet, sweet Ice Cream Sandwich.

Is a Samsung Galaxy S II HD Coming to the UK?

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Either someone’s made a right balls-up, or Samsung’s got a non-LTE-packing Galaxy S II HD on the way for the UK. Mobi-city, a relatively new online mobile phone store, put up an ad on its front page for a “bigger, better, newer version of the popular S II” with a “larger, higher resolution screen and more battery power”.