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O2 Releases, Then Pulls Desire 2.2 Froyo Update

O2 was all set to release Android 2.2 for the HTC Desire today. Many UK Desire owners were pretty excited, and with good reason. They were finally scheduled to get

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Samsung Fascinate Uses Bing Instead of Google Search (Updated)

I’m severely disappointed in Verizon and Samsung. The Samsung Fascinate, Big Red’s version of the Galaxy S, has been reviewed by the folks over at Engadget. They were quick to

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UK Dell Streak Gets Some Android 2.1 To Gnaw On

We know the Dell Streak is rumored to be getting  Froyo, but for now, Streak users will have to settle for Eclair. The UK  Streak, the one that operates on

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AndroidGuys Coming to an Event Near You

We just did a quick look at the calendar for the next few weeks and realized we’ll be in attendance for at least four events. If you are planning to attend any of the following shows and festivities, we encourage you to look us up. We love to meet fans and spend time chatting our favorite mobile platform. Otherwise, if you are not able to make it, you can watch our coverage from your PC and (hopefully Android) smart phone!

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Samsung Announces Dual-Core Orion Processor, Arrives in Q4

Samsung has joined NVIDIA, Texas Instruments, and Qualcomm as a company working on dual-core mobile processors. Dubbed the Orion, Samsung’s new chipset contains a pair of 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 cores, and is capable of 1080p video playback and recording.

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Bloomberg: Samsung “Reviewing” Android-Based TVs

Android lovers who are in the market for a new HD TV might want to hold off just a little bit longer. Samsung, the top TV maker in the U.S.

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Download This: my6sense

My new favorite Twitter app is my6sense. It’s also my new favorite Facebook app. And my new favorite Google Reader app, and my new favorite Google Buzz app. My6sense pulls

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LG Announces Dual-Core CPU Based on NVIDIA Tegra, Coming to Optimus Series This Year

LG and NVIDIA have teamed up to bring you the next generation of super phones.  Based on the new, world first Tegra 2  dual-core CPU, LG’s Optimus Series of phones

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Official: Verizon Drops Samsung Fascinate in Two Days (Sept 9)

It doesn’t get much closer than this.  For some reason, Verizon decided to wait until the eleventh hour to make the announcement that their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the

Accessory Reviews

Review – iCarpus Portable Device Stand [Video]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSHCUw0htUA[/youtube] Visual Factor, maker of the new iCarpus portable device stand, sent me a demo unit  to review for AndroidGuys.com,  we are going to take a look at the device

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Samsung Exec: Galaxy Tab Likely to Retail Between $200 and $300

Good news for those of you interested in picking up the Galaxy Tab announced last week. According to Samsung product executive Hankil Yoon, the Android 2.2 tablet could sell for between $200 and $300 when it debuts with wireless providers. The final pricing will depend on carrier subsidy, but this is an encouraging starting point.

Reviews

App Review: Lava Ball 3D

If you are looking for a marble-rolling, maze-traveling game, Lava Ball 3D is the game for you. Please note: you will not be able to run this on 1st generation

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Android World Phone Passes Through FCC, Headed for Verizon

The HTC PD42100 —the same horizontal slider CDMA/GSM world phone we posted leaked photos of last month–has made its way through the FCC.  The device will feature Wifi b/g/n, a 4-inch

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XDA Discovers Updated ROM for Nexus One

Score another one for the open source Android developer community over at XDA.  Some of the users over there have discovered another update to the Froyo ROM for the Nexus

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AndroidSWAG.com Announces New Goodies!

Our friends over at androidswag.com have released some new must have Android items, including a deck of Cyanogen Mod cards pictured to the left!  Along with the Cyanogen cards, there