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AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Join me as I recap the news we covered during the week of November 29-December 3!

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Hands on with the Gingerbread Keyboard!

I don’t think I can appropriately describe how much work it would take to pull me away from Swype. One handed, there is no better way to type. Period. I’m

Hardware Reviews

Hands on with the Archos 10.1

I feel like we are finally starting to see decent Android tablets come into play. They aren’t the super dual core, Tegra 2 monsters we’ve seen sneakies of, but actual

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Video of Google Maps 5 and Motorola Tablet from D: Dive Into Mobile [VIDEO]

It’s one thing to read second hand reports of what a Motorola tablet looks like running Honeycomb. It’s something altogether different to see it in person. Thanks to John Paczkowski of All Things D, we can show you nearly nine minutes of last night’s demonstration.

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Seesmic App Gets UI Update, Integrates Chatter Functionality

Seesmic’s Android app gets an update, bringing a new UI and Chatter integration. Check it out!

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Google Will Be King of Mobile Ads by 2011

As Gingerbread was announced today, every other piece of Google news that is presented to anyone will pale in comparison to Android 2.3. However, it may please many of you to know that Google, the wonderful creator of the thing we love, is predicted to pass Apple in Mobile Advertising in 2011 (which is really not that far away).

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Droid X, Original Droid Receive Maintenance Updates

The Verizon Motorola Droid X and original Droid receive maintenance updates to improve stability and functionality. Check it out!

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NFC Chip Made by NXP Semiconductors, Not Samsung

The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.

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Beta ROM Has HTC EVO 4G Running Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’

Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.

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Google Maps 5.0 to Add Offline Support, Vector Graphics

Keep a close eye on your Android handset over the next few days. Google has a new version of their Maps application lined up, ready to roll out the door.

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Andy Rubin Demonstrates Honeycomb with Motorola Tablet, Due in 2011

Forget that Gingerbread stuff from earlier today – Honeycomb is the new hotness.  Already.  Andy Rubin, the father of Android, was speaking tonight at  D: Dive Into Mobile where he

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Epic Froyo Update Fake?

Sprint has released a statement, claiming that the Epic 4G Froyo update that hit over the weekend was a test build, and not the final approved software.

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Quick Poll – Was the Nexus S Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this – Was it worth the wait?

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Listen Live at 10PM EST – AndroidGuys Podcast #77 (All Gingerbread Edition)

Be sure to tune in tonight’s episode of the AndroidGuys weekly podcast.  The Gingerbread is Finally Official episode will be all Android 2.3 and Nexus S discussion, which we’re sure, is

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TechCrunch Reviews the Nexus S

With the official release of Gingerbread, everyone is buzzing about the new Nexus S.  TechCrunch has been fortunate enough to have already had the opportunity to play around with the