Nielsen: HTC Leads All Android Manufacturers (U.S.)

A new post on Nielsen’s official blog breaks down mobile operating systems and the various handset makers and their respective shares.  At 39 percent, Android accounts for the largest share of the U.S. consumer market, followed by Apple (iOS) at 28 percent and RIM (Blackberry) at 20 ...

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T-Mobile G2 Finally Gets Gingerbread Update

The T-Mobile G2 joins the G2X as back-to-back handsets to receive their Gingerbread software updates.  This update breathes a bit of new life into the handset that has been out nearly a year.  As the true successor to the first ever Android handset, we’re glad to see the update arrive, ...

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Logitech Revue Slashed to $99 as CEO Departs

Logitech has announced their first quarterly results for the fiscal year 2012, posting an operating loss of $34 million.  Why so rough? Largely because of poor sales of Google TV Revue units.  The company has slashed the price to $99 each, down $200 from where it was less than ten months ago ...

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Samsung Launching 720p HD Device at IFA 2011 – Is It a Smart Phone or Tablet?

We learned a few days ago that Samsung is planning to launch a new Android-powered device at the IFA 2011 which will feature a huge 5.3-inch display as well as other good features.  It appears that the rumor is becoming more legit as a new Samsung device has been added on T-Store Developer ...

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Verizon Launching Galaxy S II on August 12?

The Samsung Galaxy S II is becoming one of the most anticipated devices here in USA and we know a lot of people looking forward to its release. Although we recently heard Samsung indicate they expect to launch it in the  U.S.A. sometime in August but they didn’t give us any specifics ...

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T-Mobile USA Now Rolling Out Android 2.3 Update for T-Mobile G2X

Back in March, T-Mobile officially launched the G2X, a variant of LG Optimus 2X and the world’s first ever dual-core smartphone. Unfortunately for some, the G2x was released with Android 2.2 and not the latest version. Now after a period of almost 3 months, T-Mobile is finally rolling out ...

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Opera Tells Us How to Conserve Data in a Post-Unlimited Era

With Verizon having done away with unlimited data plans and Sprint toeing the waters, consumers are being forced to keep a close eye on their cell phone bills in way they are not yet familiar.  For many users, tracking data is just not as easy as tracking minutes.  Thankfully, we have companies ...

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Google Maps 5.8 Arrives With Improved Places, Photo Uploads

Check your Google Maps today as there’s likely another update waiting for you.  Google has rolled out v5.8 today which largely focuses on improved support for Places. Users can now upload photos directly from their handset to tie to a Place, making it much easier to see what kind of ...

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ASUS Transformer 3.2 Update Rolling Out Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, ASUS Transformer users will be able to update to Android 3.2. The image above is obviously a tweet from the official ASUS Twitter account, and it’s boasting some “much needed” features. The update includes: SD Card Support Proper Application Scaling Optimization for ...

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Hotel Tonight Brings Last Minute Hotel Bookings to Android

There are numerous hotel booking sites/apps that offer a plethora of discounts to users. Most of these discounts require advanced booking and fit the organized traveler just fine. But what if you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person? Sure you could call around looking for a ...

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Android Magazine Hits UK News Stands July 28, U.S. in “Few Weeks”

A new magazine dedicated to your favorite mobile operating system is set to hit news stands in the UK starting tomorrow, July 28th.  Imagine Publishing is launching an old-school print magazine called Android Magazine specifically aimed at users of Android smart phones and tablets.  Although ...

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Vodafone Loses Patience, Cancels Evo 3D

You know that saying, “Patience is a virtue?” Well, it would seem that it’s not Vodafone’s strongest, as they’ve pulled the HTC Evo 3D from their “Coming Soon” page. HTC was having some supply issues, so the device was delayed. The geniuses at Vodafone ...

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Verizon Indicates Their Galaxy S II Will be 4G LTE Ready [UPDATE]

The official twitter account for Verizon support has just made it known that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II will be ready for the 4G LTE network.  This is the first time we’ve heard this information and we should note that this is not part of some formal press release.  Carriers ...

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HTC Vigor Benchmarks Point to Dual-Core 1.5GHz Handset with 720p Display

A fresh set of benchmarks from a previously unknown HTC handset have the Android universe in a tizzy today.  Why? Because, if they prove to be true, we have one fantastic smart phone on the horizon.  According to NenaMark scores submitted by an anonymous user, the HTC ADR6425LVW rocks a ...

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Samsung Hosting Galaxy Tab 10.1 Event on August 3 for Major Software Update

Samsung just pinged our inbox to tell us about an event to be held next week in New York which centers around a software update for Galaxy Tab 10.1.  And not just any update, but a “major” software update.  Members of the press are invited to attend the show (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)and ...

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