Motorola Glam Announced For Korea

The Moto GLAM (XT800) has been announced for Korea.  Already successful in China, Glam features a FWVGA (480 x 854) touchscreen display, GPS, DLNA, HDMI-out, 3.5mm headset jack, 5MP autofocus camera with D1 (720 x 480) video recording, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, and a 550MHz TI OMAP Processor. ...

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Get the Fix for Your Music Habit with MOG for Android!

Ever since I had my first MP3 player, I have been searching for a service that will offer me all you can eat downloads, a wide musical catalog, both at a reasonable price.  I remember back in the day begging and pleading with any kind of Apple rep that I could get into contact with... Read More

Sprint Rumored to Launch Epic 4G August 11

Sprint is reportedly launching its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S in less than a week on Wednesday, August 11. The Epic 4G differentiates itself from other Galaxy S models with its slide out keyboard and front facing camera, as well as by being Sprint’s second 4G capable device. Sprint ...

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Viewsonic Rumored to Launch 7 Inch Froyo Tablet

Viewsonic, a company which is better known for its monitors, projectors, and computer accessories is rumored to be launching a 7 inch tablet running Android 2.2 (Froyo) this Fall. Mmmm! Tasty! The device is supposedly set to include GSM voice calls, and either a 3MP or 5MP camera on the back. ...

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Call Your Facebook Friends for Free with Vonage Mobile for Facebook

Vonage has just introduced a new Android app that allows users to call their Facebook  friends using VOIP for free (it is also available for iOS).  The free app does not require a Vonage subscription, but does require both parties to have the Vonage Mobile for Facebook app installed. Once the ...

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Two Mysterious HTC Devices Surface on Craigslist

Remember that mystery HTC device that popped up in late April? The one that was rumored to run Android? Well, it’s back, and this time it brought a friend. Hit the break for more!    

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Nexus One Available Directly from Google Again – As a Developer Phone

Any developers out there who missed their chance to get a carrier free Nexus One directly from Google have been given another opportunity. As the title says, the phone is back available straight from Google according to the Android Developers Blog. I have the Nexus One and got it straight from ...

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Wallpaper Apps Exonerated, Google Posts Guidelines (UPDATED)

Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were greatly exaggerated, and after removing the apps from the Market to investigate, Google has now given them a clean bill ...

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Is Google Selling Out Net Neutrality? (UPDATED)

Google has long championed the ideals of Net Neutrality: the idea that users should have equal access to the internet, and that ISPs (and the government) should not prioritize some traffic over other traffic. But the New York Times is reporting that Google is currently in talks with Verizon to ...

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Android Takes 4 of 5 Prizes in “Apps for the Army” Challenge

Android is proving to be not only beneficial (and fun) in everyday consumer usage, but now we’re seeing how practical it can be in other situations.  Take for instance the recent Apps for the Army contest which asked developers to submit applications that can help out on a daily basis, in ...

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New AT&T Barcode App, Services Are “Proprietary System” with Limited Capabilities

For those of you who are unaware, I also write for CNET and their AndroidAtlas/CRAVE brands. Earlier this week I published a post called "AT&T embraces bar code scanning with new app, services" which talked about their 2D/QR efforts. One of my readers, Roger, runs a website called 2d code and ...

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Digging up Verizon’s Samsung Gem

After announcing the LG Ally, Droid Incredible, and Droid X over the span of three months, Verizon’s Android lineup keeps getting stronger.  Aside from the Droid 2, which still needs a formal unveiling, the nation’s largest wireless provider has their Samsung Galaxy S series ...

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Nearly Two Thirds of Android Users on 2.1 or Above

The now familiar Platform Version Chart has been updated at the Android Developers site, and for the period ending August 2, it shows nearly 2/3 of users on 2.1 or 2.2. Android 2.1 accounts for 59.7%, and 2.2 for 4.5%. Together, that’s 64.2%. With the rash of Froyo updates going out now, ...

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200,000 Android Activations Every Day

Remember how exciting it was, at the beginning of the year, to hear that 60,000 new Android phones were being activated each day? Then at Google I/O in May, Vic Gundotra announced it was up to 100,000 a day.  And then not long after, that number got bumped up to 160,000. At the Technomy ...

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Cricket Wireless Announces Android-Powered Kyocera Sanyo ZIO

Cricket wireless, long-time leader offering no-contract/credit check wireless plans, has added Android to its roster with the Sanyo ZIO by Kyocera. According to businesswire, this phone is said to be available this fall, and is included in the unlimited usage plans that Cricket Wireless offers.

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