T-Mobile Completes HSPA 7.2 Network Upgrade

Those of you with an Android phone on T-Mobile will be pleased to know that your 3G connection is slightly quicker as of yesterday, thanks to T-Mobile’s completion of the 7.2 Mbps upgrade. HSPA 7.2 is network technology that allows for quicker data connections (up to 7.2Mbps) in every ...

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Total Ownership Cost for Nexus One as Compared to Other Handsets

After watching all the ads,  you’re finally thinking about getting a new smart phone but not sure what to get. Maybe price is an issue, or maybe it performance. Ether way I hope that this is a help to your new year shopping. It seems that the guys at BillShrink have put a nice ...

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The Non-Device News from Google’s Press Event

After endless speculation, today’s press event at Google answered the burning questions about the Nexus One.  The event, though, offered more than just news about the Nexus One.  It also offered insight about Google’s role in shaping the future of Android.  With steam from the ...

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Nexus One to Verizon, Vodafone in Spring 2010

So after weeks of rumors and leaks, the Nexus One is here. The website google.com/phone is now up,running, and taking orders for the “Google” phone. As expected the phone can be bought unlocked for $529 or with T-Mobile for $179, but those aren’t the only two options. Did you ...

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Sony Xperia X10 – Canadians Celebrate

Today the entire world’s eyes were fixed upon all of the live blogs, video streams, and articles pouring out about two of Google’s new latest releases. The Nexus One Android Phone and the Google Web Store. While you might suspect Canadians were sulking about its lack of availability ...

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Nexus One Site Briefly Goes Live!

According to our friends over at TmoNews, the web page which will feature the Nexus One went up this morning briefly. Apparently, the page featured a video of Android 2.0, while the Nexus One had Android 2.1. This was most likely a live test run of the site but with an embedded video featuring ...

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Logitech Seeking Android Developer for New Product

A recent job posting listed on Logitech’s website indicates a need for a “super-star engineer” to help develop a breakthrough product which combines “an Android UI with web based content and media services”. It is unknown as to what type of product is in ...

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TextPlus Brings Free Text Messaging to Android

TextPlus, an ad-supported application which allows for free text messaging, is now available for free on the Android Market. Initially an App Store offering (the application’s official website has not yet been updated to show Android support), textPlus now allows Android users to send ...

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Future Smart Phone Buyers Considering Android Over Palm, Windows Mobile, and Blackberry

A new survey from ChangeWave research indicates that future smart phone buyers are considering Android than that of Palm, Windows, and Blackberry.  Only three months ago, Android was last place in terms of consumer preference, tied at 6% with Palm.  Fast forward to today and Android (21%) ...

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Nexus One to Include Built-In Version of Spotify?

Spotify, the European music streaming startup which provides on-demand music streaming,  may be closer to reaching an agreement with U.S. record labels for a launch on our soil. TechCrunch has received word that Spotify may launch in the U.S. under a free model; however, it might be made ...

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The Average Android User

Android has become an increasingly active platform over the past year or so and 2010 promises to be its best year yet, but who is using the Android platform? Who is the average Android user? I asked the Android community to complete my short survey and they responded. So what has the survey ...

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Mobile Browsing Explodes in December, Android Big Winner With 54.8% Gain

Mobile browsing now accounts for 1.3% of all web browsing, according to the latest figures released by NetApplications yesterday. A brief post on their web site claims that mobile devices were the biggest usage share winners this past holiday season. All major mobile operating systems ...

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Engadget gets its very own Nexus One

Three full days before Google’s official event, Engadget managed to get their very own Nexus One. Besides the obvious bragging, they don’t mention how they got the device which should probably hint at Google distributing a few actual units to the media, before and probably ...

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T-Mobile Employee Confirms Nexus One?

As many of you many know, going to the mall during the holiday a season is a drag. The crowds, the annoyances, the Nexus One confirmations? After heading to the mall yesterday in Albany, New York to clear up a few problems with my T-Mobile bill, I  asked a T-Mobile store manager about the ...

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Google Executive Hints at Google Voice VOIP in 2010

All of you Google Voice fans better be excited because 2010 is possibly shaping up to be the year Google Voice will become VOIP capable. In an interview with eWeek, Google Executive Bradley Horowitz revealed that Google indeed plans to implement VOIP services in the coming year, thus allowing ...

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