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Cellular South to Offer Xoom

If you are a customer of the independent Cellular South wireless carrier and are in the market for an Android powered tablet, there is good news for you today! Cell South has announced that it will be bringing the Honeycomb powered Motorola Xoom to it’s customers, with a bit of incentive in the form of a MiFi hotspot (if you sign up for broadband service for the MiFi).

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Root Tools: an Open Source Toolkit for Developers

Root Tools is a new open source project aimed at making life easier for developers of apps that require root. The library already includes about half a dozen methods, including

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AVG Launches AVG Mobilation for Android

In a press release from CTIA today, Amsterdam based AVG technologies has announced the release of their Android AVG app, called AVG Mobilation, which is an update of their smartphone

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Glu Mobile Games Now Available on Amazon App Store

In a press release today, Glu Mobile Games has announced that they are putting some of their most popular games up for sale on the Amazon App Store that recently

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QuickOffice Updated for Honeycomb.

Readwriteweb.com is reporting that QuickOffice, the mobile software suite that allows users to manipulate and edit documents on their mobile devices, has been updated to work on Google’s Honeycomb version

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Field & Stream Lands on Android

Hunting, fishing, and general outdoors-y types will be happy to see the magazine come to Android.

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GetJar: Android Heavily Favored over iPhone for Future Smart Phone Consideration

Getjar has released the results to a recent survey this week and, as you already guessed, it shows that people are looking to pick up Android handsets for their next

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“Filthy Rich from Selling Android Apps”

With such striking counter-examples around, we’ve always been suspicious of the conventional wisdom that developers can’t make money with Android apps. Now we have more anecdotal evidence that it’s very

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Muvee Brings 3D Video Editing to Android

Muvee, a maker of video editing technology for Symbian and Windows Mobile, recently released a suite of HD editing tools for Android called CODEN (Compressed Domain Editing Engine). This week, at CTIA,

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Yap to Provide Free Voicemail-to-Text for AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

This morning at CTIA, Yap, an innovator in the realm of cloud-based, automated speech recognition services, announced the availability of Yap Voicemail, a competitor to Google Voice along the lines

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This is What it’s Like When I Dream [VIDEO]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTUwqxHpXMY[/youtube] (Thanks, Priz.)

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Kyocera Launches Developer Program for Echo

We’ve gotten word from the guys over at BusinessWire that Kyocera has launched an Android developer program, aimed specifically at app development for their Echo device that we saw back in February. They’re claiming that they already have some major Android developers on board (although they’re not naming any names), and are looking for more.

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T-Mo Announces G-Slate Pricing: $529.99 With 2 Year Contract

There have been a lot of T-Mo customers who have been eagerly awaiting a pricing announcement for the LG Android powered G-Slate tablet device. Word finally came down today in the form of a very short press release (available after the break), and the price for the unit is not as good of news as people were hoping. To get your hands on the 3D capable, Honeycomb powered device, you are going to have to shell out $529.99 with a 2 year commitment, and that is after getting a mail in rebate of $100. Still, people were lining up to buy the Xoom when it was released at a higher price, what do you think? Is the $529.99 price point acceptable to you?

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T-Mobile Sidekick Pricing Announced: $99.99 With A 2-Year Contract

All you former Teeny Boppers can rejoice. T-Mo has finally announced the pricing for it’s new Android powered SideKick. T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G is priced at $99.99 with a 2-year contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. With a reasonable price like that, it is sure to be a hit with the teen crowd that the handset is aimed at.

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Sprint Releases the EVO 3D and EVO View 4G

Come on, you’ve got to admit it, giving a 3D presentation for a 3D phone is actually quite cool. We’re talking about the EVO 3D and the EVO View, the