Samsung Admire Now on Sale for $129 at MetroPCS

MetroPCS pinged our inbox this morning to alert us that their latest Android handset, the Samsung Admire, has gone on sale. As a reminder, specifications for the handset include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and typical Android support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ...

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Verizon Announces On-Demand TV, Sports, and News Service ‘Verizon Video’

Verizon Wireless has rolled out a new video service today called –wait for it — Verizon Video, which gives its subscriber base mobile access to on-demand content. Featuring more than 250 full episodes of TV shows from a variety of sources, the service also provides live streaming of ...

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LG Unveils Optimus Sol, an Affordable Android with AMOLED Display

LG rolled out a new Optimus series Android smart phone this weekend with the announcement of the Optimus Sol. Featuring a 3.8-inch (800×480) display, 5-megapixel camera, and 512MB RAM, the Sol is touted as the “most affordable 1GHz Android smartphone with an AMOLED display.” ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: Google Buys Motorola, Droid HD Appears, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from the last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve narrowed it down to a few items.  Hit the break to watch Phil run through some of the stuff we’re still talking ...

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Sony Ericsson Debuts Android-powered ‘Live with Walkman’

Sony Ericsson has announced a new iteration of the iconic Walkman series  today in the Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman.  Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the device features a 3.2-inch display, 1 GHz processor, and 5-megapixel camera (720p video), and 320MB internal storage.  The Walkman comes ...

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Walmart’s StraightTalk to Intro Samsung Galaxy Precedent

Walmart, and its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), TracFone, are gearing up to release an Android-powered handset known as the Samsung Galaxy Precedent. The up-front price is said to be $150 off-contract whereas the monthly bill of $45 will provide consumers with unlimited voice, text, ...

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Google’s Beloved Android Hidden Among 180 Famous Robots in Illustration

Artist Richard Sargent created the illustration you see below which features 180 various robots from movies, television and other pop culture. A nod to the popular Where’s Waldo puzzles of yesterday, the picture is called Where’s Wall-E and it invites you to find the happy-go-lucky Pixar ...

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Dan Hesse to Deliver Keynote at Three-Day Open Solutions Conference

Sprint announced earlier today that CEO Dan Hesse will be delivering the keynote address at their upcoming annual developer-centric conference.  Formerly known as the Sprint Developer Conference, the three-day Open Solutions Conference will focus on a variety of aspects that appeal to software ...

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Vodafone Announces In-App Billing for UK, Germany

Vodafone announced earlier today that subscribers in their UK and German markets will soon be able to purchase apps and goods within Android applications.  Initially available to those who purchase their handsets through Vodafone’s online and retail channels, the service will presumably ...

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Localmind for Android, A Location-Based Q&A Application

Localmind is a new application for Android that lets you ask questions and communicate with people in a certain area. You can check into a location and then ask questions to other people that have been there. It’s almost like Foursquare, with the ability to ask people specific questions ...

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New Samsung Roadmap Leak Confirms Recent Rumors, Adds Expected Launch Dates

A newly leaked Samsung roadmap has arrived online confirming many of the details found on another recent Samsung leak.  Thanks to a trove of information stumbled on by GSMArena, we have additional bits of information to add to the mix, including release dates, OS builds, and new model numbers. ...

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U.S. Smartphone Users Spend More Time in Apps Than on Mobile Web

Nielsen has posted the results of a recent study into smartphone usage, but instead of conducting surveys as per the norm they installed a piece of software on thousands of iOS and Android devices across the US. This software allowed them to track how participants used their smartphones ...

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Droid Bionic to Run $299 When it Arrives September 8

The minimum advertised pricing for the Droid Bionic has arrived online and it doesn’t come as much of a surprise.  According to information passed to AndroidCentral, the 4G Motorola handset will carry a $299 price tag when it ultimately arrives in stores on September 8th.  That’s a ...

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EVO 3D Added to HTC’s List of Unlockable Bootloaders

To the delight of developers and Android enthusiasts, Sprint’s EVO 3D has joined the Sensation (EU) as being supported an unlockable bootloader.  If you’re the type of person who simply must tinker with your phone, head to HTCDev.com and follow the step-by-step instructions.  Please ...

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Control Your Home Theater and More With RedEye for Android

Ever wish you had one remote to control all your home theater products? Ever wish that remote was your phone? That simple wish became a reality back in 2009 thanks to the guys over at ThinkFlood. With their RedEye products they have transformed iDevices and PCs into the ultimate universal ...

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