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Sony Prepping 9.4-Inch “S1″ Honeycomb Tablet

For the all the great stuff to come out of the Sony Ericsson camp these last few weeks, one thing we’ve yet to hear about is a tablet. And since they’ve turned things around in terms of Android smart phones, we’d expect they will use the platform for tablets too. According to Engadget, that’s exactly what they’re doing.

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Lookout Mobile Security: Android Market to Have More Apps than Apple App Store by Mid-2012

Lookout Mobile Security has issued another report from their App Genome Project and it confirms what we’ve been hearing for a while now: the Android Market is maturing. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the App Genome Project is the world’s largest application dataset that basically shows mobile applications across platforms, and in our case, Android v. iOS.

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Motorola’s Sanjay Jha Confirms XOOM at $799, WiFi Version at $600

Now we have a price to go with the specs. All we’re looking for now is a release date. Care to share, Sanjay?

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Cooliris LiveShare 1.2 Adds Shared Group Photo Streams

So you and your buddies want to share pictures from the football game. What do you do if everyone used a different phone to take pictures? Pool your images together in a shared gallery!

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Motorola “Not Entertaining” Windows Phone 7, is 100% Committed to Android

Worried that Motorola might consider hedging their bets? Don’t be. The company is in love with Android and doesn’t need to look beyond the platform.

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T-Mobile Announces Pair of Budget Friendly Android Handsets

T-Mobile is adding a pair of low-cost Android phones to their growing lineup. At less than $75 (with 2 year agreement), these should sway users away from feature phones.

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GetJar Gets $25 Million to Fund Android Efforts

Cross-platform independent app store GetJar, probably best known to Android users as the place where Angry Birds debuted before hitting the Android Market, announced that it has secured a cool

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CyanogenMod 7 Hits Release Candidate

It seems that Teamdouche will never end, at least when it comes to beating OEMs to releasing Gingerbread. That was the news that hit Twitter with a single post by the infamous Chris Soyars. While we have had nightlies for the past month, which are known to be unstable at times, the release candidates are more stable, and are officially one step closer to having full-blown CyanogenMod 7.

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‘First Look’ Videos for HTC’s Mobile World Congress Announcements (UPDATE)

HTC is providing short, 30-second clips to show off the new devices announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress.

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NVIDIA’s Project Kal-El: the First Mobile Quad-Core Processor [VIDEO]

While we’re drooling over the very first Tegra-2-powered devices to hit the market, NVIDIA is already looking ahead to the next generation. Dubbed “Project Kal-El,” the new Tegra chip will

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Sony Ericsson Finally Brings Their LiveView Across the Pond

The Sony Ericsson LiveView has finally made its way across the pond here to America, and for the small price tag of $83. If you are not familiar with the

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Rumor: Gingerbread OTA for Nexus One This Week?

Take this one with a big grain of salt, but MobileCrunch’s Greg Kumparak is reporting that a Google employee at MWC “casually mentioned” that a Gingerbread OTA for the Nexus

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Schmidt: “Ice Cream Sandwich” Will Unite Gingerbread and Honeycomb

Yes, no, yes, no. That’s what it has been like the last month trying to figure out if Honeycomb will appear on smartphones or not. But during the Q&A after his keynote at MWC, Google’s Eric Schmidt mentioned something very cool:

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Honeycomb Apps Galore!

Well, it’s MWC week, so of course there are some new apps (or new app versions, rather). The following apps were all announced either yesterday or today, and they’re all designed specifically for use on Honeycomb.

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Huawei IDEOS Devices Get Detailed a Tiny Bit More

The company does not seem to forthcoming when it comes to the details. In fact, the official announcement of the two devices does little more than confirm previous rumors and hints.