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Acer’s Lanci Predicting Victory in Tablet War in Two Years

I believe the quote that I am looking for comes from Top Gun, “Son, you’re ego is writing checks your body can’t cash” in reference to the news that Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci is predicting that Acer’s tablet division, which makes both Android and Windows tablets are going to go take over Apple’s early lead in the tablet market.

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Another Exploit Found in Android’s Web Browser

Another Android browser exploit (via PC World) has been revealed. Reported by Thomas Cannon, security expert, the exploit allows malicious web pages to download SD card content and various system

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Must.Eat.Birds Now Available in the Market

Your happily enjoying your cake at your picnic and you are attacked by flying birds trying to get the food. What do you do? Clone yourself and send in the clones

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Android Outselling W7 Handsets 15 to 1

I cannot say that I am very surprised, but there is an interesting article over at electronista.com talking about a retailer in the UK that is reporting that Android devices are out pacing the new Windows Mobile device 15 to 1.

Now to be up front, the report from the retailer is an isolated one, is not a nation wide analysis, but it is an indicator to go along with other indicators that paint a picture that perhaps the new Windows OS is not doing very well.

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Sprint Expands 4G to 68 Markets on Cyber Monday

Sprint has expanded their 4G network by another six markets today with the addition of Los Angeles, Miami, Washington D.C., Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio.

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More Playstation Phone Details Leaked

Hip hip, hurray! Mobile Crunch has a tipster inside Sony Ericsson who has a lot of information about the heavily rumored device. We’ve put the most important information in a nutshell.

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FCC Leaks Creative ZiiO Android Tablet

The FCC leaks yet another Android device. It’s the Creative ZiiO tablet, with Android 2.1 and a 7-inch resistive touch screen.

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KDDI Enlists Lady Gaga to Promote Latest Android Handset [VIDEO]

Japanese wireless provider KDDI is using Lady Gaga to promote one of their latest Android-based handsets, the Sharp IS03.

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CyanogenMod Drops RC on a Handful of Devices

Late last night, we got a late turkey day present.  The CyanogenMod team dropped a new RC for some lucky users.  Several new features have been introduced & I will

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SwiftKey’s Milestone Black Friday Deal

SwiftKey started out a little over a year ago as a keyboard for Android. It began with alpha testers, and found its way to the Android Market, in beta form.

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Samsung Stealth V Passes DLNA Certification, a Fascinate Successor?

Samsung proves yet again that they really can’t keep some things secret. This time it’s another Android phone, the SCH-i510, codenamed “Stealth V”. Nothing stealthy about this device, it’s bringing

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Pictures of Gingerbread and the Nexus S Leak… Finally [UPDATE]

Well if this ain’t the best gift to get Thanksgiving off on the right foot, I don’t know what is. Our buddies over at XDA have scored some legit shots

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Playstation Phone to be Announced Next Month, Released Soon?

We’ve just gotten word via our friends over at AndroidAndMe that the Sony Ericsson Playstation Phone may be announced next month. SE has invited the press to an event in

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Content Ratings Coming to Android Market

Developers and Android users will be seeing yet another change to the Market with the implementation of content ratings. Effective November 30th, developers will need to log into the Developer Console to choose from one of four levels of ratings: All, Pre-Teen, Teen, and Mature.

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Amazon’s Smart Phone Deals Features Oodles of Android

Amazon has some amazing deals for those of you looking to pick up a new Android handset this holiday weekend. These devices are from all four major carriers and run the gamut of handset makers as well.