Verizon Locks Bing in as Search Option for Fascinate, Restricts Everyone Else

With the launch of today’s Verizon Fascinate, each of the four major carriers in the United States now has a Samsung Galaxy S series phone available.  Rather than churning out the same phone over and over, each wireless provider has opted to customize their handsets with various tweaks ...

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AndroidGuys Coming to an Event Near You

We just did a quick look at the calendar for the next few weeks and realized we'll be in attendance for at least four events. If you are planning to attend any of the following shows and festivities, we encourage you to look us up. We love to meet fans and spend time chatting our favorite ...

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Samsung Announces Dual-Core Orion Processor, Arrives in Q4

Samsung has joined NVIDIA, Texas Instruments, and Qualcomm as a company working on dual-core mobile processors. Dubbed the Orion, Samsung's new chipset contains a pair of 1GHz ARM Cortex A9 cores, and is capable of 1080p video playback and recording.

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Bloomberg: Samsung “Reviewing” Android-Based TVs

Android lovers who are in the market for a new HD TV might want to hold off just a little bit longer. Samsung, the top TV maker in the U.S. at nearly 20% market share, is considering Android for its line of televisions. Speaking to reporters earlier today, Samsung exec Yoon Boo Keun said the... ...

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LG Announces Dual-Core CPU Based on NVIDIA Tegra, Coming to Optimus Series This Year

LG and NVIDIA have teamed up to bring you the next generation of super phones.  Based on the new, world first Tegra 2  dual-core CPU, LG’s Optimus Series of phones will see a level of performance that today’s smart phones can only dream of.  The new chispset uses two 1 GHz ...

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Official: Verizon Drops Samsung Fascinate in Two Days (Sept 9)

It doesn’t get much closer than this.  For some reason, Verizon decided to wait until the eleventh hour to make the announcement that their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the Fascinate, is dropping soon.  Officially confirmed today, the long held rumor was that September 9 would be the ...

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Samsung Exec: Galaxy Tab Likely to Retail Between $200 and $300

Good news for those of you interested in picking up the Galaxy Tab announced last week. According to Samsung product executive Hankil Yoon, the Android 2.2 tablet could sell for between $200 and $300 when it debuts with wireless providers. The final pricing will depend on carrier subsidy, but ...

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The Ticker (September 3rd)

We get an awful lot of emails from you guys wanting to share news, promote links, tips, etc. As much as we'd love to share everything that comes across the inbox, we simply can't. So, we decided to start a semi-regular series of posts called "The Ticker". These will be items that we think ...

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As Promised, Angry Birds Beta Arrives

The emails have begun rolling out.  Angry Birds beta has hit the Android Market.  If you signed up for the beta test, you’ll be getting your notice any minute now.  For those of you who didn’t, we’ll give you the details.    Rovio is aiming to make Angry Birds the best game in ...

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ViewSonic Announces Dual-Booting ViewPad 100

ViewSonic announced the "world's first" dual-boot Android/ Windows 7 tablet earlier today at IFA 2010. The Android side of things is 1.6 which might turn away tech savvy early adopters, but the rest of the tablet sounds good on paper.

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Toshiba Folio 100 Announced

Samsung isn’t the only company announcing Android tablets today.  Toshiba just dropped the Android 2.2-powered Folio 100 on the world.  The specs read like a strong device, with its 1024 x 600 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen, Tegra 2 processor, and 16GB of built-in memory.  Other ...

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Huawei Announces Android 2.2 Powered ‘IDEOS’

Huawei announced four new Android phones today, including the entry-level IDEOS. Built with Android 2.2, the IDEOS is expected to be priced between $100 and $200 when it arrives in European, Asia-Pacific, North American and Latin American markets. We’re waiting on Huawei to open up their ...

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Reader Submission: Customizability on Android [VIDEO]

We like to occasionally feature guest bloggers and reader submissions on AndroidGuys as it helps the community get a feel for what others are doing with their Android phones.  One reader we’ve featured here a couple of times, Roy, has sent us another post.  This time, he has taken to ...

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Vlingo Continues to Evolve, Partners with foursquare

Vlingo continues to push their voice application forward, adding new features and enhancements all the time. Today finds the company partnering with foursquare to make check-ins even easier. Now, it’s possible to tap the screen and say “Check in to Taco Bell” rather than ...

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Samsung Starts Advertising Galaxy Tab [VIDEO]

The first official TV spot for the Galaxy Tab has hit YouTube and we’ve embedded it below.  Samsung crams as much as they can in the 30-second spot so that users can see just how helpful one of these guys can be.  We can’t wait to see these hit the streets so we can gauge... Read More