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Mysterious Verizon device to be the Incredible HD?

Remember that nice-looking HTC device we got a glimpse of back in August? The one that looked like an HTC Evo for Verizon? Well, LimitlessDroid is reporting that this mysterious

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AIR-Based Skytunes Lets Users Take Music Everywhere

Skytunes, a music service/application from esDot Development studio, has been released into the Android Market for music fans around the world. Designed as two AIR applications (server & client), Skytunes lets users take their home music collection with them, everywhere and without uploading to the phone or microSD card.

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Geo-Social Aggregator Hotlist Comes to Android

The Hotlist has come to Android today, bringing its geo-social aggregation service to those of you who need to know what your friends are up to at all times.

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T-Mobile to Launch Ultra-Affordable Optimus T for $30 on November 3rd

T-Mobile USA will be offering their first Android-based phone from LG, the Optimus T next week at the rock-bottom price of $29.99. Of course this price comes with a two -year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate, however we love the entry point.

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T-Mobile Set to Offer $15 Tethering, WiFi Sharing Option November 3rd

The Boy Genius Report has been passed some information that shows T-Mobile gearing up for mobile tethering and Wifi sharing options for smart phone (Android) users.

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Nexus One Forum to Switch to Read Only on November 1

The official Nexus One forum from Google is slated to switch to read only next week, becoming an archive of topics.

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Dell Planning “Android-Based Venue Pro”

PC World is reporting this week that Dell plans to release an Android-based version of their forthcoming Venue Pro handset. The device, which features a bottom sliding keyboard, is one

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Ads Within Apps, the Rovio Approach

Simply put, ads within apps can be a sore topic on all sides.  Nobody likes to see ads popping up every time they perform an action on their phone. Yet

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Beta Test This! Itching Thumb Task Manager

Take an Android Task Manager and add a webOS look.  Mix them together and bake them for a few hours. What do you get?  A cool looking task manager named

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Galaxy Tab Pre-orders at Best Buy Now!

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab will be THE device this christmas. Available on each of the four carriers, plus a WiFi version due out “soon”. If you are looking to get one for yourself and someone else, you should consider making sure you can get your hands on one early.

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PayPal Coming to the Market Soon

A lot of people were asking themselves and Google why the Android Market didn’t have an option for PayPal payments. Don’t worry pals, PayPal is coming to the Market soon.

Reviews

24 Hours with the Cliq 2.1 Update

I think the chief complaint behind companies who insist on having the own software overtop Android, be it Blur, Sense, or TouchWiz, is the delay in updates. Here I am,

App Reviews

App Review: MultiTasking Pro

Unlike a certain fruit based crowd, us Android users have been enjoying multitasking on our devices since, well… the dawn of time (that being the beginning of Android, anything beforehand being too insignificant to be regarded as “time”). However, there has never been a really great way of switching between open apps; sure you can use the “recent apps” feature by holding down the home button, which will probably satisfy most, especially since the amount of apps shown was increased to 8 in Android 2.2. For other, more picky people like myself though, the functionality offered natively is never enough.

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Entry Level LG Optimus Dropping Nov. 3rd for $29.99

TMo News is reporting that the LG Optimus , an entry level Android handset, is going to be dropping on November 3rd with a contract price of $29.99. Not bad

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New SDK from Liquidware Offers New Hardware Possibilities!

Amidst the talk of dishwashers, soap dispensers, tongue depressors, and who knows what else running Android, there seems to be a genuine ignorance for the Android Portable Media Player. We’ve seen