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Interpad Tablet Features 10-inch Screen, Android 2.2, and Tegra 2 Chip

At this point it seems like there are more rumors about Android tablets than phones.  However, with dozens in the pipeline, none of them appear to be on the level

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Official Dell Streak Details Emerge on Eve of Release, No T-Mobile Support

Dell has taken to their company blog to shed light on their forthcoming Streak tablet/phone.  Among the details shared is the fact that there are no plans to support T-Mobile’s

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Motorola i1 – First Android Phone with Push-to-Talk Available via Sprint Online

Sprint has released the first Touchscreen Android phone with integrated push-to-talk. The Motorola i1 is now available online through Sprint’s website.  The headline feature is the integrated push-to-talk, a first

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HTC Offering SLCD in Addition to AMOLED Displays for Handsets [UPDATE]

HTC has announced it will be abandoning the AMOLED screens currently used in the Nexus One and HTC Desire.  As a replacement, HTC will introduce SLCD screens to its manufacturing 

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CyanogenMod6 RC2 is out!

Cyanogen has released CM6 RC2 for the Dream (G1) and Sapphire (MyTouch 3G). This is the second experimental version of the ever-popular CM6 ROM. In case you’ve been living under

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Android 3.0 Test Build Unofficially Breaks Cover?

Interestingly, our friends over at Phandroid have received a picture of a Nexus One supposedly displaying a version of Android 3.0(Gingerbread?).   While I am extremely excited about the possibility

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Google Maps Updated! New Features, Places

Google is on a roll with 6 updates for Google Maps coming over the last 6 months. Version 4.4 released today, brings us Places. The Places Icon allows you to

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Android Playstation Emulator Released!

One of the nice things about having one of the current gen Android handsets is the ability to run different video game emulators.  I have really enjoyed playing old school

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Samsung Galaxy Q Specs Leaked

What could be coming on the heels of Samsung’s Galaxy S series of devices? It seems the answer to that is the Galaxy Q!  Major differences from the Galaxy S

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Rooting your Android Phone No Longer a Crime!

On balance, the Register concludes that when one jailbreaks a smartphone in order to make the operating system on that phone interoperable with an independently created application that has not

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7-Inch GENTOUCH78 Tablet Available at KMART for $150

Kmart just became another place to shop for Android tablets.  Yeah, that Kmart.  They are currently offering a 7-inch tablet from a company called Augen that features some impressive specs. 

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The Sprint Epic to Be Released on August 20th

Our friends over at Android Police are working on getting their Detective badges in a post about the possible release date of the Sprint Epic 4G.  Using their formidable policing

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How NOT to root a Droid X

One of our friends and listeners to our weekly podcast gave us a heads up on that it seems it is kid of easy to brick your shiny new Droid

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Google Opens Door on Android’s Previously Closed Development

The Register reported this week that Google is taking a step in their development process to allow both OEM Manufacturers and the general public more access to the Android development

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Remove Bloatware from your Samsung Captivate

So you just bought yourself a brand new Samsung Captivate.  You are finding that you love just about everything except for say, fifteen preloaded AT&T titles.  Yeah.  There are a