Are AT&T and Samsung Announcing Nexus S May 5th?

We just got an invitation from Samsung to attend a New York event later this week where they are planning a  ”special announcement”.  We didn’t have to scratch our heads very long before we figured that this will be the unveiling of the AT&T-branded Nexus S.  Given the ...

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Manually Install Android 2.3.4 on Your T-Mobile Nexus S

Who wants to wait around for those “next few weeks” to come and pass so that they can get Android 2.3.4 on their Nexus S?  If we know the mentality in the typical Nexus S user, they are rooted and ready.  They’ve have already tweaked and modified their phone, perhaps already ...

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Best Buy Offering a Pair of Free Samsung Android Handsets April 29-30

Best Buy has brought back their popular Free Phone Friday deals and made them even better.  How?  By tacking on an extra day, that’s how.  This time around Best Buy is offering two Samsung handsets for free for qualified customers.  For two days only, April 29 and 30, interested consumers ...

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Video Chat Coming to Nexus S via Android 2.3.4 Update

The big Nexus surprise that was teased earlier today has just been unveiled.  And it’s… drum roll…. video chat for the Nexus S.  And another Android update.  That’s right, two surprises in one.  Android 2.3.4 is not just a rumor any longer as it’s going to hit the ...

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Sprint’s Wi-Fi XOOM Arrives May 8th (UPDATE: Confirmed)

We just received an email from one of our readers who passed a picture, showing the Sprint version of the Wi-Fi XOOM arriving May 8th.  We had heard that it was coming soon but had no indication it was but a little over a week off.  Expect to see Sprint making some form of an... Read More

Getjar Embraces Social Media with Facebook Connect Integration

GetJar announced this week that they are the first leading application store to embrace social networking. Since many users from the Getjar and other portals don’t really “discover” apps on their own, a majority of them turn to others for insight. Often that insight comes from ...

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Android Market Could Eclipse App Store This Summer

Come back-to-school time Android users will have more apps to choose from than their Apple counterparts. At least that is what the latest Distimo report tells us. Android is growing its number of apps faster than Apple, even with tablets entering the fray.  We’v already got more free apps ...

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Leaked ROMs for HTC Flyer, G2, and Doubleshot

We’re not exactly sure what happened today but HTC leaks are coming left and right.  Aside from two new handsets (Rider, Kindgom) to look forward to, we also have a trio of ROMs to goof around with.  The 911Sniper blog has posted the files for the T-Mobile G2 (test of Gingerbread), HTC ...

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Which Carrier Will Rule Over the HTC Kingdom?

A second newly unearthed Android phone has been spotted online today, carrying the name of HTC Kindgom.  As with the HTC Rider, almost zero is known at this point save for the resolution of the screen.  Featuring a qHD (540 X 960) display and likely measuring 4.3-inches, it has a striking ...

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be a touch only handset.  The screen size looks to be in the range of 4.-3 inches and the general form factor looks much like an... Read More

Chemical Cuisine Tells You All About That Garbage You Are Eating

See that snack you are eating right now?  Go ahead and turn the package over and look at the list of ingredients.  Pick any one of those nearly unpronounceable words and see if you can tell me what it does to the food or whether it’s good for you.  Oh, you have no idea?  Why don’t ...

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Darvolind Frobuirdge Holds Key to Finding Those Hidden Droid Charge Phones

Following the @droidlanding twitter account?  You need to be.  There are 16 Droid Charge phones hidden around the country as part of some viral game to build anticipation for the new 4G LTE hotness.  Things are progressing now but there appear to be missing components and things hiding in plain ...

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Fring Announces 4-Way Group Video Calling For Free

You gotta love the little war playing out between chat and video services such as Skype, Qik, and fring. Why? Because, in the end, we consumers win. Each company fights for an edge and looks for ways to differentiate from others. Such is the case today as fring rolls out 4-way video chat for ...

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Official App for Google Docs Finally Hits Android

After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Google has released an official Google Docs application for Android devices.  Available for anything running 2.1 or higher, the native app provides simple and effective management of your cloud-based documents.  Options include creating new ...

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Motorola Prepping Keyboard Folio Case

Motorola looks to be ready to launch a keyboard folio case for their XOOM tablets, adding all new functionality to the device. From what we can surmise from the image at the left of this post, the case appears to house what may be a simple Bluetooth keyboard inside the leather case. Together ...

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