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Get Your Swap On With Swappa.com

I have a feeling with the recent announcement about AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile, there are going to be a lot of people that are going to be looking to switch to one of the CDMA carriers, and that means a device change. Only problem is, those pesky two year contracts can make it prohibitive to make the change, especially when you stack the cost of a new device on top of an early termination fees. There is a site out there that looks to help with this problem by providing a marketplace to sell, buy and trade your “lightly” used Android device

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Sprint and Google Voice Get Cozy; Heavy Integration Coming (UPDATE)

In an unfathomable move, the third largest wireless carrier in the US has allowed Google passage far beyond what anyone would have expected. Today, before the company’s scheduled CTIA show-off

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Sprint Announces Nexus S 4G

Today Sprint announced a new device to their slowly growing, yet greatly improving line of Android devices. Sprint announced the Nexus S 4G, their fourth 4G phone. The Nexus S 4G will be sporting the same Super AMOLED screen that can be found on the T-Mobile’s Nexus S. Other specs are also just about exactly the same, so if you were hoping for a dual core Nexus S, you’re still going to have to wait.

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VLC Media Player for Android in 1-2 Months

Work is still underway on an Android version of VLC Media Player, the open source, cross-platform media player that plays just about any kind of file you throw at it,

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HTC Thunderbolt Rooted!

Well, you had to know it would happen sooner or later. The HTC Thunderbolt, one of the most talked about, loved, and delayed phones we’ve seen to date, has been rooted.

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AT&T Set to Buy Out T-Mobile

Though not strictly Android-related, AT&T’s announcement that it will buy T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion is news that will have a huge impact on many of our readers.

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Interesting Rumor/Idea: Is Amazon Working on an Android Powered Kindle?

There is an interesting idea presented in a post over at the New York Times blog system, talking about the fact that Amazon has posted five new job openings, looking

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For People (Guys) Who Always Forget to Send Greeting Cards, SMSW!ish

I have never been a guy who has been really good at sending any sort of card. I miss birthdays, anniversaries, you name it. It’s not because I don’t care,

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Looking to Learn how to Monetize Your App? APPNATION is Your Ticket!

Last October, we sent one of our editors, Ray Walters, to the APPNATION Conference in San Fransisco, where he reported on the event and got to talk with some movers

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Exclusive: 2011 Big Android BBQ Early Bird Tickets Now Available!

We are excited to announce that last night on AGTN, Big Android BBQ Founder and President Aaron Kasten announced that 100 early bird tickets went on sale last night as

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RadioShack Offering Trade In Credit on New Android Handsets

If you are in the market to upgrade your device, and want a nice incentive to do so, RadioShack is offering some trade-in deals that may make your decision a

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Sprint Branded XOOM Poses For The Camera; Is The Atrix Next?

Didn’t see this one coming so close to CTIA. The Motorola XOOM has been spotted with Sprint branding, and the leak source looks pretty reliable. BGR has posted the image

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Check Out the New Angry Bird Rio!

There has been a lot of talk and hype around the upcoming new title in the Angry Birds franchise, which of course is Angry Bird Rio.  We have seen some

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T-Mobile Gives Quick Demo of Sidekick 4G

By now, you’ve heard the news that T-Mobile has resuscitated the Sidekick brand, breathing new life into the series with an Android-powered 4G model. The smart phone, which comes from

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Follow AndroidGuys for CTIA Coverage, Including Live Video

AndroidGuys will be on the ground next week in Orlando as we bring you the latest and greatest in Android news. Be sure to follow our CTIA coverage as well as watch the live broadcast!