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HTC Knight Landing on Sprint?

Xda-Developers is reporting that the HTC Knight will be landing on Sprint and apparently it will slide.  The source is saying that the Knight will have a 3.7 inch screen and

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T-Mobile TV Heading to Samsung Vibrant, MyTouch Slide

TmoNews is reporting that T-Mobile TV will soon be heading to the MyTouch Slide and Samsung Vibrant.   TmoNews just got a snapshot containing an announcement that an OTA will be

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New Update to Hit Samsung Moment on November 3rd

Owners of a Samsung Moment, rejoice! Sprint announced an update for your beloved phones. Well, update? This so called update, named DJ07, fixes only two minor bugs of the phone:

911 call restrictions after modem crash related to airplane mode and data lockup
Proximity sensor and screen lock enhancements
Sure, it’s fun to have those things fixed, but didn’t you expect more? The update will be available OTA soon, direct downloads will be available on November 3rd.

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Massive Gingerbread Man Invades Googleplex!

Lookie here!  I wonder what this could mean.  A giant gingerbread man has been spotted at the Googleplex, hanging out near donuts, eclairs, frozen yogurt, and cupcakes.  If any of

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Q3 2010 Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

We put this feature together to help fill you, dear reader, in on we think each of the big four wireless providers are doing as it pertains to Android. Using the same system as the first time around, we conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade each U.S. wireless provider on their job. You know, like a teacher handing out grades. How did your provider do?

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Motorola Puts Together 7 Videos for T-Mobile Defy

Motorola’s how2moto YouTube account has thrown seven new videos online to show off various features of the forthcoming T-Mobile Defy. Looking more like a few Android 101 tips, the short clips cover topics like capturing and sharing video clips, setting up personal email, and using contacts.

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Rejoice! Android 2.1 Comes to Motorola Cliq

Less than a day after we reported that Motorola was looking for Cliq owners to test out Android 2.1, we’ve learned that the update is available for all.

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T-Mobile myTouch HD Benchmarks Arrive

Expected over the next few weeks, the arrival of the myTouch HD is fast approaching. That means we’re in that interesting runup period where handsets tend to trickle into the wild and get pictured and benchmarked.

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Rooted Users & System Apps: What To Do When They Get Updated

There seems to be a bit of confusion regarding what to do when system apps get updated while using a custom ROM. Recently Google’s Youtube app was updated with a slick new version, but many people on XDA forums & other similar communities are having issues with their rooted devices.

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Sony Drops More Details About X10 2.1 Update [VIDEO]

The Sony Xperia X10 is a nice looking phone. Sony has always had a bit of style when it comes to their products. Unfortunately, they don’t always make the best software choices. Such it was with the Xperia X10 and the X10 Mini.

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SCVNGR 3.5 Arrives with Slew of New Features

I’m excited today to learn that SCVNGR has been overhauled and released to the market with new features and a great redesign.

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First Look at Android 2.1 Samsung Galaxy Player [VIDEO]

Samsung shows no sign of letting up with their Android love. After a very successful rollout of their Galaxy S series phones and the upcoming release of the Galaxy Tab, Samsung appears ready to move into media players. We’ve heard rumors of an iPod Touch-like device for more than a few months now, but we’re finally getting our first look at the real deal.

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TransDroid – Get Your Torrent On!

I don’t know anyone who does not use Torrents for something. Everyone uses it for something, I won’t get into details as to WHAT you use it for – you

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Global App Revenue made Possible by BuzzCity

Mobile media company BuzzCity launched its new Android SDK this Tuesday following success of its recent release for BlackBerry.  The new SDK will allow developers to embed advertisements in their

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Kik Brings Smartphone to Smartphone Messaging to Android

It doesn’t take much for scrutiny to fall onto Android. One of the problems with rocketing to the top is that we always have little features from other groups being seen as a negative. Most of the time it’s a joke. However, for some, features like RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger is a serious thing to lose. There have been a few responses to BBM in Android, but none quite as efficient and functional as the latest update of KIK messenger for Android.