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Motorola Charm Rooted!

Boom! And just like that, the XDA-Developers have rooted the Motorola Charm.  The handset was rooted via the Universal Androot method, but the  NAND isn’t unlocked during the process, so

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Angry Birds Beta Hitting Android Very Soon

A beta version of that crazy game about the pissed off birds is coming to Android very soon.  So soon in fact, you can sign up now, and have the

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Score a Display Pod for Your App at APPNATION!

Hey, Everybody! As you may have heard, we are going to be LIVE on the Expo floor at APPNATION in SF, Sept 12-13th and we’re looking to connect with as

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Archos adding a slew of Android tablets including the 101

With two Archos 5 tablets in my rearview mirror, I am definitely looking forward to the new 101.  The nomenclature is shorthand for the 10.1″ screen with 1024×600 resolution. The

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Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”

Handset maker Motorola is advising Droid X customers to shy away from manually installing the leaked Froyo builds making their rounds. According to them, this could leave you S.O.L. when it comes to the official update.

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LG Pulls Back Curtain on “Optimus Pad”

Get used to seeing a bunch of Android tablet rumors and announcements.  They are not going anywhere anytime soon.  Like the state of handsets a year ago, the future of

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First Look: “Official” G2 Pictures Leaked

We’re less than a month away from the rumored G2 launch (Sept. 29) so we’re not surprised by the recent spate of leaks. This time around, we’re being treated what’s billed as the first “official” images of the T-Mobile handset.

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Take a Closer Look at the Portrait Slider Motorola XT300 [VIDEO]

Remember the mini Droid slider that emerged in late July?  It’s back, but this time, it’s in much clearer form. Hit the jump for a few images and videos of

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Sony Ericsson Announces A8i for China Mobile

Sony Ericsson has announced their new TD-SCDMA Android phone, the A8i, for China Mobile today. Co-developed with the wireless provider, the smart phone comes with a 3.5-inch touch display, a

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Details Coming to Light for Viewsonic’s 7-Inch ViewPad 7 [UPDATE]

The picture is getting clearer around Viewsonic’s 7-inch tablet, the ViewPad 7.  Recently, the tablet has been confirmed to feature front and rear-facing cameras, a 3.5mm headphone jack, mini USB,

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Philips’ GoGear Connect MP3 Player Arrives in October

Announced back in February, Philips is readying the release of what might be the first Android-powered media player with global implications.

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Huawei Announcing Phone Developed with Google This Week

According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei is set to announce a new Android 2.2 powered phone this week. Those of you who follow Android closely know that Huawei is no stranger to the platform, having already released multiple devices. What’s so special about this phone?

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7-Inch Multi-Touch “Identity Tab” Comes to Korea

Koreans are celebrating the release of an Android tablet this week, and no, it’s not the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Nope, this one is called the “Identity TAB” and it features a 1GHz Snapdragon chip (of course), and boasts 8GB of internal memory.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Appears in Verizon’s Internal Inventory System

BGR has obtained some actual, concrete evidence that the Samsung Tab just might be headed for Verizon. The proof? A screenshot of the Galaxy Tab in Verizon’s internal inventory system.

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(Updated) Bing for Android Now Available for Verizon Customers Only

The long awaited Bing for Android application was unveiled today by Microsoft.  The app is extremely sharp and features a daily featured image, just like Bing on the desktop.