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Motorola Takes Out Another Ad Aimed at Apple

Motorola has taken out another full page newspaper for their new Droid X handset.  Like the previous one, it’s basically one big slap in Apple’s face for their iPhone 4

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“Mark Installed the Facebook for Android Application”

It appears that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has taken to Android for his mobile needs.  After publicly dissing the iPhone 3GS with a wall posting, Mark threatened to switch to

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Sprint Celebrating First Total Net Wireless Subscriber Growth in Three Years

Wow!  This has been a long time coming for Sprint.  The nation’s third largest carrier is finally able to deliver some good news to the rest of the industry.  Somehow,

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Rumored myTouch 3G HD Breaks Cover

Android Central has been passed what is said to be the first picture of the upcoming myTouch 3G HD from T-Mobile.  Looking more than a tad legit, this is the first

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A Spammer Responds: “We Will Flood the Android Market”

When we reported on AppBrain’s claim that 6,000 spam apps from three developers had disappeared from the Market, we naturally wanted to confirm whether Google had in fact removed them,

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Site that Collects and Distributes “Official Samsung Firmware” Promises Froyo Firmware ROM for Galaxy S Tomorrow

A website called SamsungFirmwares is promising the release of an official Froyo ROM designed for the Samsung i9000 Galaxy S handset.  Before you Vibrant and Captivate owners go running off

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Dell Streak To Retail for $299 On AT&T Contract, Release Date Still Not Clear

Dell still won’t say when it will actually start selling and shipping the Streak in United States, but on Tuesday they did clear up a bit of lingering confusion. What

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Teaser Site Goes Live for T-Mobile’s HSPA+ Phone, Has “Vanguard” Written All Over it. Literally.

T-Mobile has just flipped the switch on for a website based around their next big Android phone.  Teasing us with a blank image of a smart phone, we’re starting to

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Kmart Seeing High Demand for Augen Tablet, Also Selling Android Netbooks (UPDATED)

Folks running to their local Kmart to pick up the $150 Android 2.1-powered tablet are going to come away just a little bit disappointed.  We received two reports today from

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NookDevs Release New Firmware for Rooted Nooks

The NookDevs team have released a new version of their firmware for rooted Nook e-readers.  Released as v2.4.1, it’s based around the 1.4.1 released by Barnes & Noble a short

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Google Announces Licensing Service to Combat Piracy

Google and the Android team are doing their part to make sure you are using legit versions of paid apps and not knock-offs and outdated APKs downloaded from a torrent

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Has Google Begun Cleaning the Android Market? Do You Care if They Are?

We mentioned in an article last week that an Android developer going by the name of For-side.com Co. Ltd had over 4,000 applications pulled from the Market.  It’s still unknown

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App Review: Ratio

Ratio, a great app for anyone who likes to cook, was for quite a while one of the few things I was jealous of on the iPhone platform. No more:

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HTC to Begin Offering HTC-Branded Phones in China

HTC announced earlier today that they are going to offer their own branded handsets in China. Rather than launching through carrier branding or the Dopod moniker, HTC will shipping devices

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The G1 is gone.

This is a hard article for me to write!  I feel like I am saying goodbye to a good friend, a comrade in arms, a companion that has been with