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Android 2.1 Coming to Samsung Moment February 22nd?

This is purely a rumor for now, but Android Central is getting reports that Sprint will be updating the Samsung Moment to Android 2.1 on February 22nd. The Moment is

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7.7 Million Android Handsets Sold in 2009

Canalys has announced that the majority of smartphones sold in 2009 were touchscreen phones. Canalys is also reporting that 7.7 million Android handsets made up 4.7% of overall smartphone sales. 

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Soft Rollout for Motorola Devour Later This Month, Everywhere in March

The latest Motorola handset, the Devour, has been tipped to roll out with Verizon’s indirect channels on February 25th.  Who are ‘indirect’ channels?  Those are the guys barking at you

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Dell Mini 5 Passes FCC With AT&T 3G Bands, Engadget Gets One

Dell and Android fans should be happy to see this one.  The Dell Mini 5 has earned FCC approval with 3G bands needed for AT&T, Rogers, Bell, and Telus 3G. 

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Google Gives Free Nexus One to TED Attendees

Google has been working hard to put the Nexus One in the hands of anyone they feel is important enough, even if that means giving thousands of them away! Yet

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Need for Speed

You know all those Android phones out there running on the same 528Mhz processor? Well, they’re about to get some help. DroidDog and Engadget are reporting that Myriad Group AG,

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GIVEAWAY: 10 Slacker Radio Plus Accounts – Comment to Win!

As you might know, we’re big fans of streaming audio here at AndroidGuys.   Any chance we get to share our love with our readers, we’ll take advantage of it.   The

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ADC2 Winner ‘SweetDreams’ Hits Android Market

The big winner in the second Android Developers Challenge (ADC2), SweetDreams, is now available for download.  Designed to allow its users to go to bed without worrying about getting calls

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TouchType Looking for Alpha Testers

Wanna do your part to help put the final touches on an Android app?  TouchType wants to hear from you!  They are currently looking for alpha testers for their upcoming

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Manage Your Amazon EC2 Cloud with Decaf

If you’re an administrator or developer who uses Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for hosting you application, you might want to consider Decaf.  This Android application gives users the ability

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KPN Beats HTC to the Punch, Unveils Legend

We are all but certain that HTC will unveiling the Legend next week at Barcelona.  There have been a handful of “in the wild” shots this week, leading us to

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Build Your Own Papercraft Android!

The next time you find yourself feeling crafty, put your hands to work on a papercraft Android.  Check out the pictures below of one that was put together by a

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Listen Up! Podcast #39 is On Demand

Our latest podcast, #39, is in the can and available for downloads and streaming.  Joining me this week was resident AndroidGuy Sam Herren, Nick Gray (HTC Source), and Andrew Kamika

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Bluetooth Special Interest Group Outs Acer E110

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has let slip a few details of another Android-based handset from Acer. The device will be a touch screen smart phone with quadband GSM, 850

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Skyfire Browser Coming to Android?

Thanks to a recent acquisition, Android owners might be seeing the Skyfire web browser on their handset before too long.  Kolbysoft, the makers of the popular Steel browser, were just