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U.S. Soldiers Testing Android Translation App in Afghanistan

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a part of the Department of Defense charged with supplying cutting edge technological options for the entire Department, is currently beta-testing a mobile translation app called Translation System for Tactical Use (TRANSTAC). The app “provides sentence and phrase translation on an easy-to-use, hand-held smart phone.” The Nexus One seen in the photo on Defence Talk would lead one to believe they are using Android as their mobile platform of choice.

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Triple-Display “Flip” is the Phone of Your Dreams

If only this were true… Too bad, it’s only a render at this point, but it’s looking really fancy. What is it? It’s a triple-screen phone with a hardware keyboard put somewhere on the inside and looks quite complicated to handle.

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Here’s What You Missed on AGTN Tonight!

If you did not catch AGTN live tonight, you missed another great show!  Here is a recap of what went down! There is an app that you need to download

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Froyo for Epic 4G “Still in the Works”

On the heels of T-Mobile’s announcement that Vibrant owners will start seeing Froyo this week, Sprint has issued a statement on the status of a Froyo update for its Galaxy

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Larry Page to Become Google CEO

Everyone who uses our beloved Android also has at least some affinity towards Google. Well, a bombshell of Google news dropped today: Eric Schimdt will step aside as CEO of Google to become the Executive Chairman.

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T-Mobile’s Dell Streak 7 Rumored to Run $330 [UPDATE]

The Dell Streak 7 looks to be carrying a $330 price tag when it arrives, presumably February 2nd.

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On AGTN Tonight!

Can you believe that it is once again Thursday!  We are excited to bring you another episode of the weekly AGTN, the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast. Here is what

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Three New HTC Devices Leak Ahead of Mobile World Congress

A threesome of Android devices from HTC have leaked with a few weeks to go before the big showdown in Spain. What’s on the inside of these phones?

App Reviews

App Review: Thumb Keyboard – The First Universally Functional Keyboard

When we made mention of SwitftKey’s new tablet optimization, we didn’t want the smaller developers to be forgotten. Beansoft has had a tablet optimized keyboard available for months now. So

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T-Mobile and Samsung Formally Recognize Galaxy S 4G with Press Release

Following directly on the heels of today’s acknowledgment, T-Mobile and Samsung have issued a press release to announce the Galaxy S 4G.  And really, that’s about all they did.  The

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BREAKING: The Vibrant to see Froyo Tomorrow, January 21st

The wait is nearly over.  According to T-Mobile’s marketing officer,  Cole Brodman, the Samsung Galaxy S series Vibrant will start seeing Android 2.2 effective tomorrow.  Expected to roll out over

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Galaxy S 2 Specs Rumored to Include Dual-Core Orion, 1GB RAM

A handful of specs, allegedly belonging to the Samsung Galaxy S 2 show the handset maker evolving nearly every facet of the phone.

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T-Mobile USA CEO Confirms Android-Based Sidekick 4G, Galaxy S 4G

T-Mobile USA CEO Philipp Humm spilled some official beans all over a few recent rumors. It appears that not only is the Vibrant getting its 4G successor, but the carrier is ready to refresh their Sidekick brand.

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Number Porting Expected to hit Google Voice for $20

Although it has since been removed, number porting was found to be listed as an option on Google Voice’s site. The feature looks to run $20 when it debuts.

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App Review: FrameGrabber for Android

I have to admit, I don’t use my phone’s video camera that often. Sure, I take lots of pictures, but not too many videos. But I’ve faced a problem in the past: taking still images from videos. Sure, you can do that with PhotoShop or another online tool, but there’s never really been a good way to do it from your Android device. Until now! FrameGrabber does exactly as the title suggests: it “grabs” frames from a video.