Android Trended Higher Than Justin Bieber in 2010

Twitter has put together a list of the top trending topics over the last year, complete with a breakdown of they were calculated. We knew Android was growing in popularity, but we didn't realize it had reached Justin Bieber proportions. Yeah, that's right - our beloved green robot was hotter ...

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Android-Based Pantech P8000 Appears Headed to AT&T

South Korean handset maker Pantech looks to be cooking up and Android phone with AT&T compatibility. According to documents pieced together by Phone Scoop, a bar-style handset featuring support GSM/EDGE 850/1900 and WCDMA 850/1900 has been confirmed by the FCC as well as the Bluetooth SIG.

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MetroPCS Adds $179 Huawei Ascend to Android Lineup

MetroPCS has bolstered their smart phone lineup with the release of another Android handset, the Huawei Ascend.

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Google Demos Maps 5.0 on Nexus S [VIDEO]

The official YouTube account for the Nexus S was just updated with a 2-1/2 minute walkthrough of Google Maps 5.0. Using the new hot Android smart phone, we get to see all the features in the upcoming Maps release, including the 3D buildings.

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Huawei Unveils IDEOS X5, X6 for Australian Market

Earlier this week, Huawei announced a pair of new Android-based smart phones in their IDEOS product line.  Running Android 2.2, the new IDEOS X5 and X6 will ultimately end up in Australia, although timing and pricing have yet to be made available.  The X5 features a 3.8-inch touch screen, 1GHz ...

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Motorola Tablet Specs, Honeycomb Screen Shot Leak

You know that really sharp looking Motorola tablet that Andy Rubin had the other day at Dive into Mobile? It looks like he's not the only guy to have one.

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T-Mobile Commits to 4G Tablet in 2011

As we head into the new year and begin talking about all the wonderful smart phones and tablets in store for consumers. With CES, Mobile World Congress, and CTIA kicking off 2011, we're going to see plenty of announcements from the various handset makers and carriers. One such carrier, ...

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Graph Shows Android’s Impact on BlackBerry at Verizon

There's nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It's one thing to read about Android's growth and RIM's decline, but it's entirely different when you see it in graphical form.

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Rovio to Ring in New Year With In-App Purchases in Angry Birds

he mega smash hit that it is Angry Birds has now eclipsed 10 million downloads for Android. Offered as a free game, the developers (Rovio) have been making crazy money out of the ads displayed in the app - crazy to the tune of a million bucks per month. So what's next for the game? How about ...

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Pair of Iconic Dr. Seuss Titles Hit Android Market

Two of the most popular children’s books of all time have come to Android today.  Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Cat in the Hat are now available for Android 2.1 and above.  Offered by Oceanhouse Media, these are interactive books designed to engage and educate. ...

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Better Priority Inbox Support Comes to Gmail App

Let's be honest here, the Priority Inbox in Gmail for Android isn't the best. After seeing how cool and efficient it was for desktops, we expected just a little more out of the mobile client. Apparently, complaints don't fall on deaf ears in Mountain View.

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LG Commits to Gingerbread for Optimus One Series

You can go ahead and put away the pitchforks and torches.  After putting a scare into folks earlier in the week with talks of hardware requirements, the handset maker has committed to Android 2.3 for their Optimus One series of phones. LG will upgrade all Optimus One smartphones currently using ...

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Preliminary Playstation Phone Benchmarks Aren’t Great [VIDEO]

The first set of benchmarks for the upcoming Playstation Phone have arrived and they aren't stellar.

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Howard Stern Set to Come To Sirius XM App Thanks to New Deal

One complaint we've heard about the Sirius XM application over and over is that it lacks the Howard Stern channel. It is a fair argument to make when the application offers more than 120 channels but doesn't offer the one you want. Things are changing, thanks to Stern's renewal with the ...

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Zynga to Launch Mafia Wars on Android in December

David Ko, the SVP of Mobile at Zynga was speaking earlier today at the LeWeb conference in Paris where he divulged a bit of exciting news. Ko indicated that the popular game Mafia Wars would be coming to Android in December

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