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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

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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

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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

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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!

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Call Your Facebook Friends for Free with Vonage Mobile for Facebook

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPt_pdxzoRg&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 decided to give the AT&T features a run through. Suffice it to say, he came away less than pleased with the results.

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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

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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

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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

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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.