Gingerbread for European Galaxy S Gets Halted

Word came down over the weekend that Vodafone customers were seeing a Gingerbread update for their Samsung Galaxy S handsets.  Awesome, right?  Not so fast.  Today we’ve learned that someone has stopped the update dead in its tracks.  According to the carrier, Google is responsible for ...

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Sonos Controller Arrives for Android

Initially expected to show up in March, the official Sonos Controller for Android has arrived today.  If you can count yourself among those that own a Sonos S5 (or any Sonos ZonePlayer), then you’ll definitely want to download the free app for your handset. Features include voice search, ...

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Sony Ericsson Reports Q1 Results, Looks to New Xperia Handsets for Rebound

Sony Ericsson’s first quarter results are in and they appear to be a mixed bag for the conglomerate.  With them putting more focus on smart phones and less on feature phones, overall sales have dropped (-19%) a bit.  With a 23% decrease as compared to same time last year, shipments were ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp April 11-16

Join me as I cover the news reported by our awesome AndroidGuys team from April 11-April 16!

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Xoom Headed to U.S. Cellular?

The Xoom is the Android tablet right now, at least in terms of mass media and acceptance. Of course, it's the only Honeycomb tablet that's actually on the market at the moment, but it still has a firm foot in the Android tablet game. According to a leaked screenshot obtained by AndroidCentral, ...

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Update on Nexus One Gingerbread Call Delay Issue

Recently we reported about an issue that people who own Nexus One's and have upgraded to "Gingerbread" have been having with a 3 second or so delay in hearing or being heard when answering calls on their device. People have been posting their issues in the Gingerbread issue tracker, but not ...

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Orange UK Officially Announces Motorola Atrix, Launching Next Month for Free!

At CES 2011, Motorola officially announced the Motorola Atrix 4G, which is their first ever dual-core device. The Atrix is an amazing device and it was exclusive to AT&T in the States, until now. The Atrix is headed to the UK, joining Orange UK’s lineup. Orange UK has officially ...

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Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Now Available from Sprint

Here’s a little reminder for you guys and gals to check out the Kyocera Echo at your local Sprint store. The phone, which went on sale yesterday, runs $199.99 and features two high-resolution 3.5-inch WVGA displays which can be connected to form a large 4.7-inch display.   Specifications ...

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Tablet Tweaks in CyanogenMod 7

Do you have CM7 on your Tablet? Or do you just want some cool tweaks for your phone? In the final release of CyanogemMod 7 (version 7.0.0), there is a new section in the CM settings called “Tablet Tweaks”. In this new category there are three options, Bottom Status Bar (places your ...

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T-Mobile Airing Pair of Sidekick 4G Commercials [VIDEO]

T-Mobile began airing a pair of new commercials centered around the new Sidekick 4G from Samsung.  Both feature a rapper telling us, and Carly, all about some of the things he does with his Sidekick 4G.  Each is short (30 seconds) but full of details, as you’ll see once you hit the break.

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Remember the Days When 80MB was a Cavernous Hard Drive?

I sure do.  When my family bought our first computer, the dealer said that we would never need more than that 80MB, boy was he wrong!  As we enter the standard spec of a terrabyte of storage, the same analogy can be made to processors.  Back then, a 486 was FAST, now we use them... Read More

DriveReply 2.1 Released, Aims Toward Driver Safety

Just as drinking and driving don’t mix, talking and/or texting while driving is becoming a major epidemic.  The great people at Iconosys, Inc. have worked hard to help create more safe drivers with their Driveplay 2.1 application.  By reading and watching the news, one doesn’t have ...

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Angry Birds Seasons Updated to Include Easter [VIDEO]

And just like that, Rovio is back with another Angry Birds Seasons update.  Just in time for Easter, the game picks up a whole batch of new levels (54!) with chocolate bunnies, donuts, and golden Easter eggs.  If you already have the game on your Android phone or tablet, look for an update. ...

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Samsung Pushing Galaxy S2 “Realistic” Display

Not sure if you want to try this at home, but Samsung has released a cute 20 second video touting the “realistic” images that appear on it’s new Galaxy S2 devices.  The screen apparently is so realistic that a little girl decides to drop the handset in a fishbowl.  The ...

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Software Upgrade for Motorola Bravo Now Available

  Attention all Motorola At&t Bravo users: there is an update for those of you running Android 2.1(Eclair).  2.2(Froyo), plus some additional improvements, is now available! Instructions for installing the software can be found here.  Check out more info after the break.

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