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ART-runtime

When Android L gets its public release this fall, Google will kill off the Dalvik runtime that has traditionally been the default for its popular platform and switch over to ART. Most modern devices already allow you to make this change yourself — but not all are completely ART-compatible just yet.

For instance, ART should be avoided on the LG G3, unless you don’t mind breaking things.

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Amazon has released its first commercial for the Fire Phone, and it’s focused on the free 12-month Prime subscription that comes bundled with it. There’s also a brief mention of some of the apps that will be available for the device at launch, including Skype, Twitter, and Minecraft.

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The midrange HTC Desire 610 is coming to AT&T this month, and it will sell for just $200 off-contract. It delivers HTC’s excellent build quality, front-facing speakers, and an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera — and it will be available on Friday, July 25.

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Six months after it was initially announced, Sony has finally released the Xperia Z1 Compact in the United States. The handset will not be available via any carrier but instead users will directly have to shell out $550 to buy it unlocked from Sony’s own US web store.

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The leaked import document.

We’re starting to see initial signs suggesting that LG is currently in the process of developing a scaled-down variant of its latest flagship smartphone. Earlier today, the G3 Mini appeared in a leaked document posted on an Indian import and export data logging website. Unfortunately, the paperwork doesn’t reveal too much about the handset’s pricing and availability, but it does shed some light on the specifications that we’re likely to see when the device eventually breaks cover.

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