Archos Makes Good on Promise

For these of you who didn’t know it – our friends from Archos, makers of the first Android tablet held a contest in November of 2009 that entitled participants to a deep discount offer for the purchase of  Archos 5 internet tablet. I enrolled with my “Hire*A*Droid” job ...

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A Better Look at the HTC Supersonic & Bravo [UPDATED]

We’ve got a couple of new pictures to pass along to you guys.  Two of the hottest rumored Android handsets, the Bravo and Supersonic, have been captured in better lighting.  As we near next month’s Mobile World Congress, the hope is that we’ll see more of these coming ...

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HTC to Update Hero (EU) to 2.1 Update in March

We previously reported that the European HTC Hero could see an update from Android 1.5 to Android 2.1 at some point in February.  At the time, we were told secondhand that HTC Poland was pushing out the update.  We’ve learned today that Irish wireless provider, Meteor, has been in ...

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Parallel Kingdom, A Newb In A L337′s World

I went into this review with the best intentions. I really did! Played it for about 20 minutes before wondering, “What’s the object of the game again?” I then realized that this wasn’t any old silly game you play for fun trying to kill time. No, I have walked into the ...

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PLEN Robot Controlled by Android [VIDEO]

Those of you with piles of cash might be interested in picking up a PLEN hobby robot for your desk.  The roughly 9″ tall “droid” can be controlled via Bluetooth, either by your cell phone or PC keyboard.  You know where I’m going with this… Check out the video ...

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Google’s New AdWord Policy Has Users Targeted By Handset and Carrier

Last last week, Google announced a new strategy for AdWords.  AdWords will now target users by the device and carrier they use, letting advertisers more directly reach consumers.   This means Android fans won’t be seeing any iPhone ads while surfing, but may see ads related to Android ...

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Walmart to Offer Nexus One

Part of my daily routine involves checking my RSS and twitter feeds while I drink my morning coffee  as both seem to help me get my day going.   As much as I’d like to think the world stops with Android news once I go to bed, sadly it doesn’t.  So I play catch up... Read More

Gigabyte’s Budget-Friendly GSmart Has Yesterday’s Specs

When it comes to handset makers, we have a soft spot for the ‘little guys’ who take to putting out handsets, competing against the likes of Samsung, HTC, and Motorola.  There’s just something about companies like GeeksPhone and even that long-lost Kogan Agora that have us ...

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HTC Supersonic in the Wild

Here’s the first look at the forthcoming HTC Supersonic.  That is, if you want to believe it.  Someone over at AndroidMobileOS was sent a couple of photos of what’s likely to become one of the hottest rumored handsets this year. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to ...

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WHERE Update Encourages User-Generated Content

WHERE, a popular location-based app that helps users find cheap gas prices, movie showtimes, and more, has been recently updated.  Now, rather than simply giving you relevant information, they have made it possible to add your own content.  For instance, if you arrive at a gas station and ...

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How Much Longer Will Android be the Underdog?

The perception of us Android users is much like the Linux crowd: thick black-framed glasses, translucent skin that hasn’t seen daylight since who knows when, and a foreign dialect that sounds slightly like a techno form of Klingon.  BUT for how much longer?  For the first year following ...

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Conspiracy Theory: Is Apple Orchestrating a Media Attack on Google?

For various reasons, I’ve had plenty of free time on my hands lately.  And since I’m an Android Guy, I was closely following the CES 2010 developments.  I was also reading all I could about the Nexus One, what kind of impact that it was going to have on the smartphone market, and ...

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T-Mobile Announces doubleTwist for Entire Android Lineup

As we previously mentioned, T-Mobile’s new myTouch 3G Fender Edition comes with a custom installer for doubleTwist multimedia sync.  It gives the users ability to transfer media and music to and from their computer and handset.  Tucked away in last week’s press release was a ...

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App Review: Newton Lite

Newton is the sniper to Asteroids spray and pray. According to the developer, a lone coder named Mario from Graz, Austria, Newton is a physics puzzler heavily inspired by the great flash game Gravity Pods and some old DOS and Amiga classics with similar game play mechanics. Deals, Discounts, ...

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Motorola MOTOSPLIT Render – New Take on Old Design?

Here’s an impractical looking design if we ever saw one.  The folks at Engadget were recently handed a screenshot of an alleged Motorola handset called the MOTOSPLIT.  And while it’s pretty obvious that the picture is a render, it leaves us wondering if the phone is there is such ...

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