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Evidence of Potential Video Chat in GTalk Found in Gingerbread SDK

It was only a matter of time before some of you craftier readers started digging into the Gingerbread SDK. Just hours after its announcement, the first hidden gems are starting to come to surface.

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Google Books Announced, Gives You Millions of eBooks to Read on Most Internet-Connected Devices

Google has announced Google Books this morning on their blog, and it breaks into the market with many notable features.

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MetroPCS Planning Half a Dozen Android Phones by End of 2011

MetroPCS is looking to break out in 2011 with big Android plans. The nation’s fifth largest wireless provider expects to make a half dozen Android handsets available by the end of 2011 with their next device coming as soon as February.

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Best Buy Announces Nexus S Price at $529 or $199 With T-Mobile Contract

The one big glaring omission from today’s Nexus S announcement was its sticker. We knew Best Buy would be offering the phone, but how much would the retail giant be selling the phone for? Well, that question has been answered in two parts

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Gingerbread Guide to Answer Your Android 2.3 Questions

The official Gingerbread guide has been spotted online and it looks to be nearly 400 pages of “how-to” for Android 2.3. As mentioned early in the book (PDF), this does not cover the Nexus S, nor any other specific handsets.

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Did You Throw a Brick or a Samsung Handset at Me? [VIDEO]

Take a look at this mama jamma. Android Spin is reporting that Samsung has released the first Android flip phone to sport two functional touch screens. As you can see by the video, this phone is huge! Called the Samsung W899, the device has the following features:

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A Closer Look at Gingerbread’s Features [VIDEO]

t’s a huge day for Google and Android. The latest release of the platform has just been announced, timed with the unveiling of the Nexus S from Samsung. Hearing that Gingerbread (Andr0id 2.3) is available is one thing, but seeing how it works for phones is another. Let’s take a look at some the new features and enhancements to Android that come with today’s news, shall we?

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Nexus One Rumored to be Receiving Gingerbread RIGHT NOW (Update, No It Isn’t)

We cannot confirm this 100 percent on our end, but rumors are circulating that the Nexus One is already getting the Gingerbread update today.

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Nexus S Site Has Gallery of Images and Videos to Satisfy Your Gingerbread Craving [VIDEO]

No more pining for Gingerbread.  It’s official today with the announcement of the Nexus S and the unveiling of Android 2.3 SDK.  Right after we published the press release, we

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Samsung and Google Unveil the Nexus S, Available December 16

It’s really real.  The Nexus S is official today and we couldn’t be more excited.  We’ll be back in a flash with more coverage, but we wanted to drop the

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Popular Andy Shirt Series Gets Hoodie Treatment

Three designs of the popular series of Andy shirts (Unstoppable Andy, Exploded Andy, and Andy Versus), are now available in sweatshirt form!

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Latest Version of fring Adds Dynamic Video Quality [VIDEO]

The latest version (2.3.7.4) of video chat/mobile IM client fring has landed in the Android Market, bringing a new feature called Dynamic Video Quality along for the ride.   Called DVQ

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Nexus S Camera Shots Come to Light

We’ve got some leaked Samsung Nexus S camera shots and a video. Come check them out!

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CyanogenMod 6.1.0 Stable Releases Falling From The Heavens

If you own a rooted Android device, chances are CyanogenMod is a familiar, perhaps even a common, almost “household” name.  I’ve personally rooted phones for the sole purpose of installing

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Sprint Releases Epic 4G Froyo OTA

Sprint has unexpectedly released Froyo for the Samsung Epic 4G OTA. They’ve beat the other 3 major carriers by getting Froyo to their Galaxy S device first.