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T-Mobile UK Responds to Galaxy S 2.2 Delay

Color us surprised (can you hear the dripping sarcasm?). The UK arm of T-Mo has once again missed a target date for the 2.2 rollout to Galaxy S devices. Techradar.com is reporting that T-Mo recently posted an update on their support forum about the fact that they did not rollout the update on December 1st like they promised. Here is a quote from the support forum:

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The Sony Zeus/PSP Phone Running Gingerbread in the Wild?

Like most things in the tech world, my opinion of the Playstation Phone has been reserved until I could see a working model and touch it. The phone could be a giant flop, like most gaming phones in the past, or it could be a huge success. Given Sony Ericson’s previous Android phone attempts, I am skeptical. The guys at Techblog.gr apparently got their hands on one of the field demos of the phone, and were able to shoot a Mr. Blurry Video.

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Google HK Video Tips Gingerbread Aesthetics [VIDEO]

A week old Google HK video on Google Voice Search provides our best look to date as to what the tweaked user experience from Gingerbread should be like.

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The Astonishing Tribe Acquired by RIM, Will Honor Current Agreements [UPDATE]

One of the first headlines I came across this morning as I was having my coffee was that RIM had acquired The Astonishing Tribe (TAT). As some of you know, these guys were among the founding members of the Open Handset Alliance are were largely responsible for how Android looked and felt in early days. So, you can imagine my concern.

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Photoshop Disasters: BlackBerry Torch 9800 Running Android

Check out this Photoshop disaster from a French retailer named Phoneo which shows a BlackBerry Torch running a very Droid-like OS.

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Logitech Finds a Way to Get Even Weirder in Promoting Google TV, Employs Kevin Bacon [VIDEO]

Remember those creepy Google TV commercials for Logitech featuring the television that “misses you”? Well, Logitech has somehow found a way to make those seem a little less weird. Take a look at the latest ad spot for Google TV which features Kevin Bacon as a guy who loves Kevin Bacon. Also, he looks like Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones.

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced back in May, Android 2.2 now accounts for more than 43-percent of the Android pie.

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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Clearwire Responds to Verizon’s 4G Announcements

You knew it wouldn’t be long before the other players started chipping away at Verizon’s 4G news. Only hours after the announcement, Clearwire is among the first to come out publicly and take on Big Red’s LTE network.

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Official Google Reader App Quietly Hits Android

We’ve waited for more than two years for this day. Google officially rolled out their RSS Reader application to Android handsets on Monday yet we had not seen anyone cover it. It’s crazy too, because we know tons of people who have pined for this app forever!

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Dead Zebra Unveils Android Snowman Collectible

The guys over at Dead Zebra sure know how to create a demand. After already creating a highly sought after Android lineup, they turned to limited edition versions of their 3″ figurines with the Power Vampire. As expected, these sold through instantly. Get ready for another super awesome collectible in the Snowman.

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Samsung Hints the Unveiling of the Nexus S with WiFi Calling, Next Week?

Since Eric Schmidt’s showing off of his shiny little Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit last month, rumors have circled as to what sort of new functionalities it would

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Motorola Olympus Spotted In the Wild… At a Flea Market?

We’ve all heard the buzz about the up-and-coming Motorola Olympus, and the guys over at Gizmodo have a tipster that claims they picked up this beauty at a local Flea

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DoubleTwist Releases AirSync, Pouring Awesome Sauce All Over Your Device

We don’t need no stinkin’ wires! That is what DoubleTwist is saying with the release of their new AirSync add-on for their Android app. Before you read any farther, long story short, you can now sync music, videos and pictures to your Android device without a wire through DoubleTwist. You need to stop reading this article (can’t believe I am saying this) and go search the Android market now for the DoubleTwist AirSync app. The reason being that the add-on is only $.99 for the first 10,000 people to download it. After which, it will go up to $4.99. Go now. The rest of the article is waiting for you after the break.

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Morningstar.com Launches Free Mobile Application for Android Smartphones

Morningstar has released a free mobile app for Android.  Now you can check all your stocks and investments on the go.  According to their website, you can log in with