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This Day in Android: Android 1.0 SDK released (2008)

Can you believe that it has been four years since the first software development kit (SDK) was released for Android?  Wowzers.  Yes, our favorite mobile platform was released into the

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Amazon Wireless offering AT&T’s HTC One X for only $19.99

So you wanted to get the HTC One X from AT&T earlier this summer but weren’t too keen on the $200 price tag.  You waited, saw that it hit $99,

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HTC Trade-Up sweetens the pot for iPhone users with free headphones

HTC wants you to consider them for your next smartphone.  So much so that they are offering trade-in values for your old stuff to the tune of up to $300.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean official for Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is officially ready for the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus, according to the nation’s largest wireless carrier.  A support page (PDF) has gone live for the update,

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Leaked Verizon fall roadmap tips various Android releases

Seems like every year around this time we find ourselves looking at a leaked Verizon roadmap with multiple smartphone release dates.  Such is the case today as we learn what

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Qualcomm: Newest competitor chipsets can’t hang with our two-year-old stuff

Qualcomm is pretty proud of their Snapdragon processor family and wants to remind mobile community at large.  Sure, they’ve got cutting-edge quad-core Snapdragon S4 stuff in devices like the Optimus

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HTC’s Android 4.1 plans outlined for One X

HTC is set to deliver Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the unlocked One X, according to reports surfacing this morning.  MoDaCo’s Paul O’Brien, who has an inside source, also advises that

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Dyzplastic introduces us to Series 3’s Professor Skully McRivethead

Say hello to the latest Android collectible figure from Dyzplastic, Professor Skully McRivethead.  Okay, so he’s actually one of a number of new guys from the upcoming Series 3.  Nevertheless, he’s

Accessory Reviews

Phiaton PS 20 NC earphones review

First, let me preface this with a disclaimer: I love reviewing headphones and Bluetooth accessories for Android devices.  Were I not in this position, I would have no idea just

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Opera Min 7.5 introduces Smart Page feature

Opera has pushed out a new version (7.5) of its Opera Mini for Android web browser. The key new feature this time around is the what Opera calls the “Smart

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Rhapsody Android app gets an update

The new update for Rhapsody brings it to 3.0.1. With this update we get some new features: The ability to download individual albums and tracks for offline playback Decide where

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Dyzplastic debuts Clear and Red collectible figures ahead of Sept 24 launch

Dyzplastic has given us another two Android collectible figures to look forward to ahead of their September 24 release.  Today see us learning of Clear, the transparent Android that also houses a

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Dick’s Sporting Goods debuts official Android app

Dick’s Sporting Goods today announced that it recently began offering an official Android application. Arriving some time late last week, the free app lets users find a nearby store, shop

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III scores The Avengers as virtual pre-loaded film

T-Mobile customers who pick up the Samsung Galaxy S III will soon be able to enjoy a free download of the 3rd highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The

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Roku announces ‘Play on Roku’ update for streaming photos and music

Roku has a new version of its Android app available in the Google Play Store that allows for streaming of music and photos from your handset.  The feature is called