Tonight on AGTN!

Tonight on the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast stream, (wow that is a mouthful) #36 (wait wasn’t #36 last week?  NO IT NEVER HAPPENED): You can listen and watch LIVE at http://www.streamly.tv, if you are mobile, you can listen at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/androidguys.  The ...

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Samsung S5830 Headed to MWC?

We've gotten a few leaked images of yet another Samsung Galaxy S device. It's the S5830, and word has it that we'll see it at Mobile World Congress next month.

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Five Reasons Why the EVO Shift 4G is Not Just a “Smaller EVO With a Keyboard”

Sprint began airing a revised “Accolades” commercial this week, featuring a brief mention of the new EVO Shift 4G at the end.  Touting it as a “smaller EVO with a slideout keyboard.”  On the surface that might sound right, but there’s more to it than that.  I felt ...

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GameTanium to Debut Games on Demand Service for Android

Gamesbeat, a publication of venturebeat.com is reporting today that there is a new subscription game service coming to the Android platform from Extent called GameTanium. Extent has the distinction of creating the digital distribution tech backbone behind Verizon Games, and has now created ...

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The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently

To T-Mobile and Samsung that is.  Before I launch into my textual rant that has loving become known as “Ray-ging” (thanks to @technogasms), I need to put a disclaimer that this is an opinion piece, and my opinions may not reflect the opinions of Android Guys as a whole.  (as a ...

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Samsung Creates Mini-Site for Galaxy Player 50, Says it’s “Made for Heroes” [VIDEO]

Samsung has created an entire mini-site for their new Android 2.1-based Galaxy Player 50. As some of you know, the first Android powered MP3 device is now making its way across the UK, after which we hope to see it come stateside. The site gives visitors everything they need to know about ...

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Virgin Mobile Latest to Hang Up on Unlimited Data

Virgin Mobile has become the latest company to say good-bye to unlimited data plans. Effective February 15th, users on the pre-paid network will find their normal data transfer capped at 5GB with any overages resulting in much slower speeds. It's essentially the same model that T-Mobile ...

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Sprint’s Galaxy Tab Gets Trimmed Down to $299 with Contract

Sprint recently shaved $100 of the price of their Galaxy Tab where they now list it at $299.99 with a two-year agreement. That's a considerable chunk of money for a device that's but a few months old. There are plenty of reasons as to why Sprint and Samsung might be dropping the price.

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Millennial Media Reports Findings on Android Growth

Mobile advertising platform, Millennial Media released some interesting market analysis today, showing that Android has surpassed the iPhone on their ad network in terms of ad impressions and overall revenue. This info can be taken as as indicator as to the continued growth of the Android OS, ...

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Tweetcaster Lets You Tell Tweeters to Zip It

With Tivo, I almost never watch live TV, delaying even big games and season finales so that I can skip the ads. But since I always have one eye on Twitter, occasionally a surprise is spoiled when I see someone tweet who's watching in real time. Handmark's Twitter client Tweetcaster has added a ...

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YouTube App Adds Music Videos, Pre-Roll Ads

Google's YouTube team announced Wednesday that a new set of music videos from the likes of Lady Gaga, Bob Dylan, and Kanye West, is now available to those using the latest version of the YouTube app, which requires Android 2.2 or higher. Previously, from major-music-label-backed video ...

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Intercept to Get Froyo in a Few Months (Virgin Mobile)

Well, at least this Samsung phone is getting updated to Froyo. Pre-paid wireless provider Virgin Mobile announced via Twitter that the Intercept, an 800 Mhz landscape slider that launched at Target stores last fall, will be upgraded to Android 2.2 "sometime this spring."

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ABBYY Releases ‘Business Card Reader’ on Android

ABBYY, a key player in the fields of document recognition and linguistic technologies, announced they've brought their popular Business Card Reader app to Android. Much like its Symbian and iOS counterparts, the app lets use transfer information from business cards directly to the phone's contacts.

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Google Translate Adds “Conversation Mode”

Since it debuted a year ago, Google Translate has been one of those apps that seems a little like magic, especially to those of us who grew up reading about the Babel fish in Douglas Adams' novels. Google has just released a new version of the app that takes us a step closer to having a Babel ...

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Acer Liquid Mini Passes FCC, AT&T-Bound?

The Acer Liquid Mini has just passed FCC certification, and it's using AT&T's 3G bands. Of course, this doesn't confirm that the Mini will be on AT&T, but I wouldn't bet on it going anywhere else.

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