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More Dzyplastic Series 2 Figurine Pictures

DyzPlastic continues to taunt us. They’ve released 3 more pictures of their Series 2 Android figurines that we told you about last week, and they didn’t disappoint.

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ABUKAI Announces Mileage Tracking in Expenses App

A great mobile business solution gets even better with mileage tracking and expenses.

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Teleca Announces Development of Platform for SiriusXM Radio

Teleca, maker of software solutions for the automotive and mobile industries is announcing today that they have created an Android platform for SiriusXM. This will allow manufacturers to embed SiriusXM on top of an Android build into say, vehicles, boomboxes and other things. (This is all assuming that people are going to want to still pay for satellite radio service).

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Skifta Adds SomaFM to Streaming Channel Line Up

Skifta announced today that they have added support to stream SomaFM inside the Skifta application to any device or speaker setup that accepts DLNA. Pretty spiffy if you ask me! Check out the app and let us know how it works for you.

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The Kyocera Echo: Dead on Arrival?

I have been of a mind since I started writing that there is a purpose for each Android phone that has been made to date; that there are those who

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Are You a T-Mo Customer? Then Check This Out!

I’m going to let the following quote say it all:

T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced a Valentine’s offer to fall in love with. On Friday, February 11 and Saturday, February 12,all T-Mobile phones, even the fastest 4G smartphones running on America’s largest 4G network, will be offered for free at T-Mobile retail stores with qualifying plan on two-year contract.

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Sprint Announces World’s First Dual Screen Smartphone – The Kyocera Echo UPDATE

The above video shows the newly announced Kyocera Echo Android powered smartphone from Sprint. It is an interesting concept, a phone that can turn into a “tablet like device” and back. There are a lot of unanswered questions about the Echo, such as battery life for a dual screen device, which are sure to be answered as we get closer to release this Spring.

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 30-Feb 4

It’s time for the AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup! We covered a lot of news last week, so let’s get to it! Devices that caught our attention: The NookColor, which is apparently

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Vodafone To Get Nexus S

We just got a press release from Vodafone, and it’s sure to make a lot of customers across the pond pretty happy. Vodafone is working with Google and Samsung to start selling the Nexus S.

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AppBrain Fast Web Installer Functional Again

Good news AppBrain fans! The 3rd party market that actually allows you to search Android apps with some kind of filtering system is reporting on their blog that their “fast web installer” utility is now working again after a Market update broke it. There are some limitations however, a quote from their blog outline them:

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XOOM Consumer Site Goes Live

Whether or not you think that the new Honeycomb powered Motorola XOOM is overpriced or not, there are a lot of people excited about the unit.

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Google IO registration

I’m still sitting in my chair, shaking. I haven’t feel this way since I bought my lucky ticket to see Rolling Stones back in 2005. Yes, I did it – I will go to Google IO 2011! But why in age of the “cloud” it had to be such an awful, painful experience?

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Xperia Play to be Officially Announced Feb. 13

Rumors of a PlayStation phone have swirling for months, and more recently we learned it will be called the Xperia Play and saw a fairly thorough hands-on with the device.

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New Pics of Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

We’d heard that Sony Ericsson would be announcing several phones in addition to the Xperia Play at the Mobile World Congress this month, and today opened our inbox and found a bunch of pictures of one of those handsets, the Xperia Neo.

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Inventory Leak Shows HTC Flyer, Desire 2, Pyramid, LG Optimus 3D and Star Tab

What a drop this one is. We’re hearing from FoneArena that some inventory shots have leaked, and it’s quite a load. We can see the HTC Flyer, Pyramid, and Desire 2. On the LG side of things, there’s mention of an LG Optimus 3D, as well as something called the “Star Tab”.