Verizon Launching Galaxy S II on August 12?

The Samsung Galaxy S II is becoming one of the most anticipated devices here in USA and we know a lot of people looking forward to its release. Although we recently heard Samsung indicate they expect to launch it in the  U.S.A. sometime in August but they didn’t give us any specifics ...

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T-Mobile USA Now Rolling Out Android 2.3 Update for T-Mobile G2X

Back in March, T-Mobile officially launched the G2X, a variant of LG Optimus 2X and the world’s first ever dual-core smartphone. Unfortunately for some, the G2x was released with Android 2.2 and not the latest version. Now after a period of almost 3 months, T-Mobile is finally rolling out ...

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Opera Tells Us How to Conserve Data in a Post-Unlimited Era

With Verizon having done away with unlimited data plans and Sprint toeing the waters, consumers are being forced to keep a close eye on their cell phone bills in way they are not yet familiar.  For many users, tracking data is just not as easy as tracking minutes.  Thankfully, we have companies ...

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Google Maps 5.8 Arrives With Improved Places, Photo Uploads

Check your Google Maps today as there’s likely another update waiting for you.  Google has rolled out v5.8 today which largely focuses on improved support for Places. Users can now upload photos directly from their handset to tie to a Place, making it much easier to see what kind of ...

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ASUS Transformer 3.2 Update Rolling Out Tomorrow!

Tomorrow, ASUS Transformer users will be able to update to Android 3.2. The image above is obviously a tweet from the official ASUS Twitter account, and it’s boasting some “much needed” features. The update includes: SD Card Support Proper Application Scaling Optimization for ...

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Hotel Tonight Brings Last Minute Hotel Bookings to Android

There are numerous hotel booking sites/apps that offer a plethora of discounts to users. Most of these discounts require advanced booking and fit the organized traveler just fine. But what if you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person? Sure you could call around looking for a ...

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Android Magazine Hits UK News Stands July 28, U.S. in “Few Weeks”

A new magazine dedicated to your favorite mobile operating system is set to hit news stands in the UK starting tomorrow, July 28th.  Imagine Publishing is launching an old-school print magazine called Android Magazine specifically aimed at users of Android smart phones and tablets.  Although ...

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Vodafone Loses Patience, Cancels Evo 3D

You know that saying, “Patience is a virtue?” Well, it would seem that it’s not Vodafone’s strongest, as they’ve pulled the HTC Evo 3D from their “Coming Soon” page. HTC was having some supply issues, so the device was delayed. The geniuses at Vodafone ...

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Verizon Indicates Their Galaxy S II Will be 4G LTE Ready [UPDATE]

The official twitter account for Verizon support has just made it known that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II will be ready for the 4G LTE network.  This is the first time we’ve heard this information and we should note that this is not part of some formal press release.  Carriers ...

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HTC Vigor Benchmarks Point to Dual-Core 1.5GHz Handset with 720p Display

A fresh set of benchmarks from a previously unknown HTC handset have the Android universe in a tizzy today.  Why? Because, if they prove to be true, we have one fantastic smart phone on the horizon.  According to NenaMark scores submitted by an anonymous user, the HTC ADR6425LVW rocks a ...

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Samsung Hosting Galaxy Tab 10.1 Event on August 3 for Major Software Update

Samsung just pinged our inbox to tell us about an event to be held next week in New York which centers around a software update for Galaxy Tab 10.1.  And not just any update, but a “major” software update.  Members of the press are invited to attend the show (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)and ...

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Despite What You’ve Heard, Gingerbread Not Yet Available for Xperia X10

Some of you may have heard that Sony Ericsson has begun rolling out the Gingerbread update for the Xperia X10 handset.  You’d be forgiven if you thought it was really happening as there were even official pictures and details trickling out across the internet.  Unfortunately, someone ...

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Sharp FX Plus Spied With AT&T Branding in Walmart Brochure

Remember that sliding QWERTY from Sharp that surfaced nearly two months ago?  At the time, we incorrectly surmised that it could be a possible Android-powered Sidekick handset for T-Mobile.  Shortly after we published the post we learned that the Sharp device was found to have support for ...

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SPB Shell 3D Hits v1.2 with a Host of New Features

Popular home screen replacement/user interface SPB Shell 3D has been updated again this week, tossing in a number of oft-requested features. Aside from general improvements in settings and general design, v1.2 now includes a bookmarks folder, a better contacts widget, and 3D edit mode. SPB also ...

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Samsung Sells 5 Million Galaxy S II Handset in First 85 Days

Samsung’s Galaxy S II may not be in the United States just yet but that doesn’t mean the phone isn’t a runaway hit.  According to new figures the Android-powered smart phone has sold 5 million units in the first 85 days, considerably better than its predecessor.  What’s ...

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