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Thijs Koot
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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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Amazon App Store Update Brings Compatibility Checks and Stability Improvements

The much beloved — or hated, or only-use-for-one-reason — Amazon App Store is currently receiving an update to version 1.15 which brings users some bug fixes and other cool new

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New Game for Android: LEGO® Creationary

Who said that LEGOS were just for kids? The newly released LEGO game proves that anyone can have fun with LEGOS, even virtual ones.

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Preview of CyanogenMod 7 on the Samsung Galaxy S II [VIDEO]

The Galaxy S II has been released for a while in Europe now, but there’s still not even a nightly of the much anticipated CyanogenMod. No, I’m not giving you

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Unannounced Motorola Device Captured in the Wild

Pop Herald has spotted an Android phone, along with our friend Mr. Blurrycam. Although we don’t know specific details about this device, guessing never hurt anyone. First of all, it’s

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Android Activations and How They Break Down

Google states that there’s over 500.000 Android activations every day, but where do they get that number from? That’s what I’m trying to find out in this article.

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Ubuntu Ported To the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II isn’t even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4″ screen), so I decided to port Ubuntu to the Galaxy S II.

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Interview: Harold de Kort, Communications Manager Sony Ericsson

During a Dutch show called ‘TeleVisie’, a bunch of smartphone manufacturers showed off their newest products. We found ourselves lucky enough to be there, and we did some previews and

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader,

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Galaxy Tab 10.1v And Galaxy S2 Proto Benchmarked

Samsung recently held a little event in Holland called Samsung Smart Living where we found ourselves fortunate enough to be able to attend. We interviewed the manager of the mobile

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Samsung’s CTIA Presentation Is On YouTube [VIDEO]

Did you miss Samsung’s CTIA Presentation on March 22nd? Do you want to watch the whole show? You can, because Samsung has now uploaded the full presentation on YouTube. It’s

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T-Mo Announces G-Slate Pricing: $529.99 With 2 Year Contract

There have been a lot of T-Mo customers who have been eagerly awaiting a pricing announcement for the LG Android powered G-Slate tablet device. Word finally came down today in the form of a very short press release (available after the break), and the price for the unit is not as good of news as people were hoping. To get your hands on the 3D capable, Honeycomb powered device, you are going to have to shell out $529.99 with a 2 year commitment, and that is after getting a mail in rebate of $100. Still, people were lining up to buy the Xoom when it was released at a higher price, what do you think? Is the $529.99 price point acceptable to you?

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T-Mobile Sidekick Pricing Announced: $99.99 With A 2-Year Contract

All you former Teeny Boppers can rejoice. T-Mo has finally announced the pricing for it’s new Android powered SideKick. T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G is priced at $99.99 with a 2-year contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. With a reasonable price like that, it is sure to be a hit with the teen crowd that the handset is aimed at.

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Sprint Releases the EVO 3D and EVO View 4G

Come on, you’ve got to admit it, giving a 3D presentation for a 3D phone is actually quite cool. We’re talking about the EVO 3D and the EVO View, the

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4.3″ HTC Pyramid Shows Up Once Again, Next To the Desire HD

So, HTC is producing dual-cores as well now. We’ve seen the Evo 3D, the second mainstream 3D-phone, and now the Pyramid shows up as well, next to the Desire HD.

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T-Mobile Announces G2x With Tegra Zone, Available This Spring

T-Mobile is starting a habit of rebranding devices to almost naked Android. This time, they’ve chosen the Optimus 2X, a new dual-core beast from LG. Being a big Android purist,