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Verizon Rumored to Drop Samsung Continuum, LG Vortex on October 29

According to sources at Droid Life, Verizon is set to launch two new Android handsets next Friday, October 29th. Should their intel prove correct, we should expect a press release from Verizon any moment.

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T-Mobile, Motorola Seeking Cliq Users to Test Android 2.1

Motorola is currently seeking 2,000 T-Mobile Cliq owners who would like to volunteer for some Eclair testing. A posting on the Motorola support forum says they are are rolling out a trial release of Android 2.1 ahead of the official update in order to get feedback and help ensure users get the best experience.

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YouTube Arrives as Standalone App in Android Market (Froyo Only)

Google continues to pull applications out of Android and release them as standalone titles. Following hot on the tail of last month’s Gmail client is YouTube. The app entered the Android Market last night as v2.0.26 for Android 2.2 handsets and higher.

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Logitech Harmony Remote App Arrives for Revue (Google TV)

Timed perfectly with the release of their new Google TV Revue, Logitech has dropped the Harmony Remote application in the Android Market.

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T-Mobile’s Tiered Data Plans Get Outed

T-Mobile is joining the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans. They nation’s fourth largest wireless provider looks to be breaking their lineup of handsets down into three buckets and assigning available data rates. There will no longer be a one size fits all plan for T-Mobile now that there are classes of phone: Feature phones, Standard Smart Phones, and Premium Smart Phones.

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Beta Test This! Winamp for Android

Super popular media player Winamp has arrived on Android today. I can’t tell you how happy that sentence makes me to type. I’ve been using Winamp for my music collection

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EXCLUSIVE: Zedge to Level Playing Field for Developers with Discovery Network

Those of you who have been in the smart phone game for more than a few years are sure to recognize the name Zedge.  Generating more than 4 million daily

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Droid X, G2 get Overclocked

That’s right, the Motorola Droid X on Verizon and the HTC G2 on T-Mobile have both been over-clocked! Thanks to the guys over at XDA and Droid-Life, 2 of the

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Always be on the Lookout with Lookout Mobile Security!

The phones we purchase are nice devices, we spend the money to get the best.  Some people spend as much on their phone as they do their PC or maybe

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Samsung Opens Galaxy Tab Developer Forum

Samsung wants Android developers to start writing for their new Galaxy Tab so they are making things easier. To help create the best user experience for games and applications, Samsung has set up a new developer forum.

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Rugged Motorola Defy launching Nov. 3rd

We first learned about the Motorola Defy from a leaked Tmobile roadmap that popped up back in July. The Defy was (officially) announced by Moto last month as a device

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EA buys Angry Birds Publisher Chillingo for $20 Million! (UPDATE)

It seems there is news almost daily coming from the Rovio camp nowadays. First there was the release of Angry Birds for Android, gaining the company over two million new users in just under 48 hours. Then, Rovio announced their special Halloween update, adding many themed levels and other really cool add-ons. Now, and quite possibly the most significant update so far, it seems the video game developer EA has decided to buy Rovio for Twenty Million Dollars!

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HTC and TomTom unite to bring you navigational goodness!

If you have been following news on the two latest (and greatest?) Android phones coming soon from HTC (the Desire Z and Desire HD), then you will probably be aware of the new pre-cached maps feature built into the new version of HTC Sense. What you might not know is this maps service comes curtesy of well known sat-nav makers TomTom!

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Lenovo’s upcoming Tablet opens a bag of Honeycomb

This summer was just plain filthy with announcements of Tablets. Big Tablets. Little Tablets. Talets with Google Market. Tablets with no Market. Tons and Tons of Tablets. Many of them have yet to show up, and even fewer of them looked like “the one” to most. Google put the word out that the real good Tablet stuff would not exist in Froyo, though that didn’t even seem to slow Manufacturers down.

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Vlingo InCar Arrives in Android Market

Yesterday, Vlingo Corporation, a top provider of intelligent voice apps, announced their “Vlingo InCar,” app/widget had arrived in the Android Market. After a short beta period, the app has come to all carriers so that users can stay hands free and focus on the road.