Motorola outlines the process of getting Ice Cream Sandwichfied

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As soon as Ice Cream Sandwich was announced, people wanted to know whether or not their devices would be getting it. Manufacturers do their best to let us know which devices will or will not be receiving the latest updates, and Motorola has already given a statement regarding a few of their ...

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Here we go again – Rumored December 9th launch not looking good for the Galaxy Nexus [Consolation Contest Closed]

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Here we go again folks, another rumored Galaxy Nexus launch date not looking good. The blogosphere was pretty confident about the last rumored December 9th launch date — as overwhelming evidence began popping up everywhere — but it now seems that date will also come and go. Earlier ...

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Facebook announces a faster Android application

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Facebook today announced that a new version of the Android application should be hitting the Android Market any moment.  There are not any major new features to speak of however the company pledges that the experience is much faster.  You’ll find that once installed it will be ...

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RadioShack brings back the free Android phones for limited time

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RadioShack is offering a number of Android-powered smartphones at no cost for both new and existing subscribers.

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Google updates trio of their Android apps (Goggles, Maps, Google+)

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Google has updated three of their Android applications today with Maps, Google+, and Google Goggles each getting new features.  While Google Maps (6.0.1) is strictly made up of bug fixes and stability enhancements, Google Goggles and Google+ are a little more meaty. Google Goggles (1.7) now ...

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Verizon readying family data plans for 2012

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Verizon Wireless expects to beginning offer data plans for multiple devices in the coming year, according to CEO Lowell McAdam.  Referring to the feature as “account-level pricing” it would allow for someone to buy one data plan and use it across multiple devices (smartphones, ...

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Logitech deploys Honeycomb update to Revue

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The Google TV experience gets significantly better for Logitech Revue owners this week.

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Day 2 of Google’s $.10 app celebration – Fruit Ninja, Beautiful Widgets, Christmas HD LW and more…

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It’s day two of Google’s “10 billion app downloads and counting” celebration. If you’re not familiar with the promo, Google is discounting 10 apps a day to an amazing $.10 each and let me tell you — these are top tier apps. Yesterday’s installment ...

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The Daily Beast to host Google Hangout with Android’s Matias Duarte (12/7/11)

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The Daily Beast is hosting a live interview later today with renowned computer-interface designer and Android’s head of user-experience, Matias Duarte.  He’s also a bit of a hero around these parts.  Anyways, the tentative subjects on the agenda will be centered around tech, mobile, ...

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Sprint expected to debut first LTE handsets in second half of 2012

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Sprint expects to launch its first LTE-ready handsets at some point in the second half of 2012, according to the carrier’s CFO, Joseph Euteneuer. Speaking in an interview at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, Euteneuer indicated that the network’s speeds will be ...

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Web-based Android Market quietly adds new features for reviews

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The web-based version of the Android Market has been found to include at least two new features centered around reviews.  Most notably, and perhaps helpful, is a notification as to which version of of the application or game was downloaded and used for review as well as the model of device. ...

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Design the next smartphone name with Android Phone Name Generator

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Considering all of the outlandish and silly names that sometimes accompany Android smartphones, they generally tend to come with similar structures.  Start with a manufacturer, toss in the name and adjective, and finish it off with a suffix.  Example: MOTOROLA DROID _____ A new website has been ...

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T-Mobile restarts Android 2.3 update for T-Mobile G2x

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The T-Mobile G2x has been available for quite some time, and T-Mo actually started rolling out Gingerbread for it a few months ago, and now they are planning to restart the update. This “restart” could be the result of some users who didn’t get the update the first time, or ...

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Sprint offering HTC EVO 3D for $49.99 today only [Deal Alert]

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If you’ve been curious about the whole 3D on a phone genre, now may be the perfect time to get some first hand experience. Today and today only, Sprint is offering the HTC EVO 3D for the low, low price of $49.99. Of course that requires a two-year contract but still — not a bad... ...

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More Galaxy Nexus: Instant update, user guide, and more December 9th launch evidence

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I sure hope you’re not sick of hearing about the Galaxy Nexus because we’ve still got two days left to stuff you up. We’ve got more evidence of a December 9th launch, a complete user guide, and an update you’ll be prompted to complete after your purchase (did I mention ...

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