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Droid X Teaser Commerical Arrives, Twitter Easter Egg Included [VIDEO]

The first Droid X teaser has landed online and it feels a little bit familiar.   The tv spot doesn’t do a great deal to “show” anything other than an eyeball. 

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Samsung Galaxy S Pro Details Coming Together

The fellas over at Android Central were passed a list of details for the all-but-official Samsung Galaxy S Pro.  The 4G -capable handset which is headed for Sprint looks like

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Hands On & First Impressions of the HTC Aria

It seems as if AT&T has finally decided to join the Android game with a handset that’s more than the butt of many jokes around the community (read: better than

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US Cellular Confirms Acclaim for July 9

The nation’s sixth largest wireless provider, US Cellular, confirmed via Facebook that they will be offering the Samsung Acclaim next month.  We’re still unclear as to the full details of

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Big in Japan Understands “Legacy”, Releases ShopSavvy Classic

This is exactly what legacy is meant to be.  Big in Japan, makers of the ever-awesome Shop Savvy application for Android, have released a “Classic” version of their app.  This

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PSA: HTC Aria Available Today at AT&T

Just a friendly reminder that the HTC Aria is now officially available through AT&T’s website and retail stores around the country.  As of today, June 20th, the cost is $129.99

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Motorola Also Teasing Droid X

Handset maker Motorola has joined Verizon in teasing us with the next generation of Droid.  A mini-page of sorts has gone live on Motorola’s consumer website, allowing interested parties to

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Nexus One Froyo Update FRF72 Now Available for Download

Remember the rumors last week detailing a new FRF 72 Froyo update available on some Nexus One handsets?  Well,  it appears that the rumors were dead on and the build

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Samsung to Unveil “New Class” of Android Phones

So much for Samsung simply showing off the Galaxy S and announcing carriers and prices.  We just received our follow up email for the June 29 event where Samsung promises

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Kobo for Android Announced

Popular eBook service, Kobo, has announced the release of their Android application today.  As a free download in the Android Market, the title provides for full access to over two

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Best Buy Offering Exclusive White EVO 4G

Engadget was passed along an image this morning that shows Best Buy will be offering the HTC EVO 4G in white as part of an exclusive deal.  Officially launching July

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QWERTY-Based Samsung Galaxy Q Coming to US

We recently saw our first images of Sprint’s forthcoming Galaxy S Pro which, for all practical purposes, looks like a standard Galaxy S with a sliding QWERTY.  Word is coming

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Droid 2 Gets a Surprise Hand-On

One of Gizmodo’s lucky readers was able to get his hands on the upcoming Droid 2 from Verizon and Motorola.  Since we pretty much know all there is in terms

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New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection

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Android Team Shifting Focus to User Experience with Gingerbread

One of the things that Android can’t brag about is the user experience on the platform.  It lacks a certain “slickness” and “smoothness” when compared to its iPhone competition.  Apparently,