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If you see a scratched phone running an unfamiliar looking Android version, you know it's Thijs. Apart from breaking and fixing phones, he loves to play the guitar as well.

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Google hosts Android ‘Special Event’ November 16th, probably Google Music related

Google has been sending some mysterious invites, packing the words ‘ These Go to Eleven‘ (a totally awesome “Spinal Tap” reference) and showing a few Android and Google Music related

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LG Nitro HD is the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T

The guys from Pocketnow have laid their hands on what appears to be the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T, called the LG Nitro HD.  The Optimus LTE is the first

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Retail Motorola Droid RAZR rooted: Windows, Linux and OS X instructions included

Well that didn’t last long, now did it? The Droid RAZR has just been released, and it’s already rooted using the widely spread zergRush exploit and DooMLoRD’s easy rooting toolkit.

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Logitech Revue won’t have a near-term successor, CEO says

We can hardly say this is a surprise but it’s sad news nevertheless. Logitech hosted an Analyst and Investor Day yesterday during which Logitech’s CEO said the Revue ‘cost us


Optimus 3D review

Although most people question LG’s capabilities, you’ve got to admit that they’re often the first with new technologies. They were the first to actually release a dual-core phone, and they

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Google TV 3.1 and Android Market rolling out to Sony Internet TV

Last week we received an official blog post from Google about the new and revamped Google TV 3.1 and now it’s rolling out to Sony Internet TV’s as we speak.

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HTC Rezound features wireless charging, gets a hands-on

We know a lot about the HTC Rezound, previously named Vigor, but this feature is definitely the coolest. The Rezound may be your average superphone, utilizing a 1.5GHz dual core,

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Google TV 3.1 is coming next week!

Google TV was, well… kind of a failure. It wasn’t mature, it wasn’t finished, and it didn’t have what Android is famous for: Openness and apps from the Android Market.

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Why Android on x86 will fail

We all know Intel is working hard to bring a fully functional version of Android to the x86 architecture, but I think it doesn’t matter how hard they try to

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Turn your Galaxy Nexus into a pocket console with Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich is cool, but with this tweet from Romain Guy, it gets even cooler. It turns out your Galaxy Nexus can be turned into a pocket video gaming console with

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A.I.type Keyboard, yet another Android keyboard

Is this the Swiftkey killer we’ve all been waiting for? The company producing this keyboard says so, I can’t say for sure, but it is pretty awesome. A.I.type autocorrection and

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Motorola offering unlock solution for the Motorola RAZR, Verizon and U.S. not included

We already knew this was coming, but we couldn’t say for sure when the first unlock solution would go online and which handsets would be supported. The Motorola Droid RAZR

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Ice Cream Sandwich ported to the Nexus One, running quite well [Video]

Ice Cream Sandwich may not yet be available on any device other than the not yet released Galaxy Nexus, but the oldest of the Nexus family has already received an

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Detailed inner-specs of the Galaxy Nexus become available

Engadget has called in famous developer François Simond (better know as Supercurio) to list as many inner components of the Galaxy Nexus as possible. The inner components are far from

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DroidconNL is only 32 days away, and we’ll be there!

We´re only one month away from a congress in Amsterdam that will feature many important speakers. As a mediapartner of Droidcon, we have a free ticket that will allow me