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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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LG LU-3000 Launched, Worlds Fastest Android?

Nothing really exciting happened at KES2010, the Korean equivalent to the Consumer Electronics Show. Well, not entirely nothing. LG showed its newest device to the world, and boy it’s fast. In

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More Playstation Phone Details Leaked

Hip hip, hurray! Mobile Crunch has a tipster inside Sony Ericsson who has a lot of information about the heavily rumored device. We’ve put the most important information in a nutshell.

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Samsung Stealth V Passes DLNA Certification, a Fascinate Successor?

Samsung proves yet again that they really can’t keep some things secret. This time it’s another Android phone, the SCH-i510, codenamed “Stealth V”. Nothing stealthy about this device, it’s bringing

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How to Use ADB (Android Debug Bridge)

Just a few hours after the post about the custom ROM for the Xperia X10 had been published, we’ve got a lot of questions what ADB exactly was, and how to use it. Well, it’s quite easy to learn actually. It has a lot of complicated functions, but we’ll just do the basic stuff, assuming the average Android user has no need to know about debugging your applications, right?

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HTC Legend Now Officially Supported By CyanogenMod

Rejoice folks, you don’t have to rely on vague ROM makers anymore, because a couple of months ago, CyanogenMod has added the HTC Legend to their officially supported devices list.

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Xperia X10 Gets Custom ROM With Stock Froyo [UPDATE]

This might be the perfect moments to sit down and sigh: “Finally…” After almost half a year of ridiculing Sony Ericsson for its hard-to-crack bootloader and speculating and dreaming about

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HTC Releases Source of Three Handsets

HTC has released the source code for the G2, MyTouch 4G and the Verizon Droid Incredible today in their Developer Center. The developing community will probably be very happy with those, making a good and stable root possible much easier. Please note: The source of the G2 is not meant for the Desire Z. The G2 is running stock Froyo, while the Desire Z is creamed with HTC Sense.

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Xperia X10 To Get Pinch-to-zoom in Q1 2011

Multitouch is on the way, but it will take some time and it will be pinch-to-zoom only. You see, when the two fingers cross each other on the X- or Y-axis, the phone starts to behave weird. But it’s still brilliant anyway.

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Dell Announces Two New Phones for India

Dell has become quite famous in the Android-scene with the Dell Streak, but their phones dind’t really shock the market. They’re trying it again with the XCD28 and the XCD35 and it probably won’t be a success. They’re ugly, no matter how you look at it. The specifications won’t stimulate people to buy them either, they’re running on an outdated processor architecture, the ARM11 core on 600 MHz, combined with 256MB RAM, these little babies might even be two of the worst phones available right now.

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Download This! Wall Street Journal Tablet Edition

Engadget.com is reporting that the Wall Street Journal has been very smart with the release of their new Android application. With the Samsung Galaxy Tab being released as really the first viable Android tablet, the financial newspaper has created a tablet only application to allow you to read their content on the go.

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Kmart Offering Sylvania 7-inch Tablet at $180

Yes folks, there’s yet another Android tablet coming. This one is interesting in that it appears to be a Galaxy Tab knock-off. Although the hardware isn’t exactly low-end stuff, the $180 price is enough to garner second looks.

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Samsung Continuum Hands-on [VIDEO]

Could someone please fix Samsungs roof? They’ve been leaking so much about the new Samsung Continuum, that there weren’t actually many surprises at the announcement tonight. Well, there were a few of them.

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Early Phone Guide Reveals Samsung Continuum Details

We love it when people post some files to the internet early, as is the case with the Galaxy S Froyo source. The employees over Verizon continue the trend, posting a somewhat early guide of the Samsung Continuum.

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Google Voice Search in Netherlands

Google Voice Search was already available to America, but there are still a lot of countries out there who can’t control their phones with just a few words. From today,

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T-Mobile Makes New Tethering Plans Available

With the announcement of their new budget-friendly handsets like the Comet, T-Mobile officially rolled out their new new tethering plans.  How does it work?   It’s actually quite simple. The