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Listen to AndroidGuys #129 “99 Problems and They’re All First World”

RECORDED LIVE SEPT. 20, 2012 For the first time in months, the entire gang gets together to form the Android Podcast Voltron.  Topics this week include LG’s Optimus G and

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Sony Xperia V may not arrive until early December

The Sony Xperia V is expected to arrive in early December, according to a Swedish retailer who has a track record for knowing such things.  Dustin.se is listing the handset

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Pantech reveals the Pantech Vega R3, a Galaxy Note II competitor

Pantech is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but there’s no doubt in it that they are working really hard to attain a proper place in the

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 25)

In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are

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RadioShack offering discounted Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile Android devices

RadioShack is offering some great deals on select smartphones for those of you looking to pick up a non-contract Android device.  If you’re considering a Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile

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Huawei hedging bets against Android

Chinese hardware maker Huawei has confirmed that is it is exploring its own mobile operating system as a backup in the event it must walk away from Android.   Just

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Unlocked Xperia acro S now available in United States

Sony is now offering an unlocked version of its Android-powered Xperia acro S smartphone. Priced at $599.99, the phone runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a dual-core 1.5GHz

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Samsung announces Martian Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

Samsung has introduced a new Martian Pink version of its Galaxy S III, smartphone, making it available for South Korean consumers.  As the 7th color option for the flagship handset,

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Amazon enables developers to target devices in Kindle Fire family

Amazon just outlined a new Device Targeting feature which lets developers customize the Android application package (APK) to specific Amazon devices. Specifically aimed at providing a unique experience for the

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Intel talks next-generation dual-core Medfield chips

Intel expects to release dual-core versions of its Medfield processors before long, bringing hyper threading to its next-generation of system-on-a-chip.  What’s more, Intel also plans to introduce chipsets that offer 4G

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Samsung outlines Android 4.1 update for 15 Galaxy models

Samsung has started to deploy the Android 4.1 update to the Galaxy S III and promises it will be coming to more than a dozen other models.  In a statement emailed to

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Droid Incredible X rumored to be design basis for Nexus 5

With the anniversary of the Galaxy Nexus  fast approaching, anxious eyes are starting to look for clues and details for it successor.  And since we’re talking about maybe five Nexus

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Sprint expands 4G LTE to parts of Kansas, Illinois and Massachusetts

Sprint continuing with its promise of delivering 100 markets with 4G LTE connectivity over the remaining months of 2012, has added another few areas to its map.  If you live in Lawrence, Kan.;

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Dyzplastic intros Series 3’s Pandroid, Sir Knightly Bild, and Whoogle the Owl

Dyzplastic has released what appears to be the final previews for the upcoming Series 3 Android collectible figures, pulling the curtain back on another three designs.  Say hello to Pandroid,

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LG Optimus Vu II details seemingly confirmed

The details for the presumed Optimus Vu II have leaked online, seemingly confirming a slightly improved take on the would-be Galaxy Note II killer. According to Korean blog Bad IT Tong