Gingerbread now Running on Nearly a Third of all Android Devices

Google has just updated its current distribution of Android versions, and it sure looks good. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is up 7%, now running on 31.3% of all Android devices. Android 3.0 Honeycomb is up .1%, taking account for 1.4% of all the Android tablets in the world. Android 2.2 Froyo is ...

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Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon Leaked, 4G LTE in tow

Remember the Samsung sliding QWERTY phone we showed you a few times ago? First we just saw a glimpse of it and then we saw a blurry shot with a lot of info, but now, thanks to a couple images on Pocket-Now, we finally get a full-fledged look at the Samsung SCH-I405 a.k.a Stratosphere. ...

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Samsung Illusion and Pantech Breakout LTE Leaked with Verizon Branding

Verizon is the largest mobile network provider in the USA and they offer up quite a large number of Android powered phones. Verizon always has a few phones up their sleeves and the Samsung Illusion and Pantech Breakout are a couple of them. Our friends over at Pocket-Now got their hands on ...

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Motorola XOOM Now Available for £329.99 in UK

If you live in the UK, and you’re looking to buy a Motorola Xoom, now is the right time to pick one up. British retailer Dixons is offering the Motorola XOOM for £329.99 (about $531) , which is £70 less than the original price. At the moment, Dixons is only listing the Wi-Fi 32GB version ...

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HTC Flyer Honeycomb Screenshots Leaked

Back at MWC, HTC officially announced the HTC Flyer, their first Android tablet. The Flyer launched with Gingerbread, despite the fact that most people were expecting Honeycomb. It’s still running on Gingerbread as of right now, but HTC made an announcement a few months ago that the Flyer ...

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Reminder: HTC Jetstream, LG Thrill 4G on Sale at AT&T

Just a quick reminder for everyone that one really low-priced 3D phone ($99) and one really high-priced Honeycomb tablet ($699.99) have gone on sale this week.  So, if you are an eligible AT&T subscriber, or someone who’s looking to switch carriers, you can get your hands on the LG ...

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QuickPic: A Brief Review

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of the photo gallery application found on the Samsung Galaxy S2. QuickPic is a nice free app that shows all of your pictures in a nice clear format. As QuickPic is a free app, I can’t make too many complaints. Pinch-to-zoom would be a welcomed feature, ...

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Amazon Kindle Tablet Gets Handled and Detailed

Details for the long-awaited Amazon tablet emerged late last week, giving us our best, most descriptive features and expectations to date.  TechCrunch blogger MG Siegler was able to spend time with the device and has provided a very thorough walkthrough of the tablet, which sounds like a ...

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Acer Bows liquidmini Ferrari Edition

So you’re a big fan of Ferrari huh?  How do you show your love?  No, we’re not talking about leather jackets or bedroom posters, although both are a classy move.  If you truly wanna show off your love for the super fast, iconic red car then you need to get the new Acer Liquidmini ...

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Recently Leaked HTC Ruby (Amaze 4G) Photos Confirm Rumored Specs

A few newly leaked photos of the HTC Ruby seem to confirm some earlier rumored specs of this future juggernaut set to launch on T-Mobile in late October. The photos, leaked by a tipster over at DroidSans, show the HTC Ruby running Gingerbread and rocking a blazing fast 1.5GHz dual core ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: Free T-Mobile Phones, Samsung Galaxy Note, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from 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 video after the break and join our own Phil Esposito as he runs through some of... ...

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Verizon Lures Smart Phone Buyers with $100 Trade-In Coupon

So you’ve decided that you’re ready to pick up an Android handset but you’re undecided as to which carrier is right for you. Verizon, hoping to sway you just a little bit, recently introduced a new trade-in/rebate program. It works like this – buy a new smart phone, ...

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About That ‘HTC Collecting Data’ Thing…

You’ve probably heard the news these last few days that a pair of HTC handsets were recently found to be collecting user data.  As XDA first uncovered, the HTC Sensation and EVO 3D were said to be reporting users’ locations, app notes, location, and other items.  Say what?  Well, before ...

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Nielsen: 40% of Nation’s Smartphones Run Android

These days, it seems that Android never stops rolling. Our favorite little green guy is taking over the US, with a commanding 40% share of the nation’s smartphone users. Even more good news is that the runner up, iOS, only has a market share of 28%, leaving the country’s top mobile ...

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HTC Sense 3.5 Ported to Desire HD

A crafty member of XDA -developers has been able to get a working version of HTC Sense 3.5 running on the HTC Desire HD.  Things are still in early stages meaning that bugs might show up here. However, given a bit of time and feedback it won’t be long until there is a fully working... Read More