Droid Charge Blockbuster App Blocked to Rooted Users

If you haven’t heard, Google’s new movie service on Android 3.1 has been blocked to root users. If you have a rooted Xoom running Android 3.1, you cannot rent or purchase videos from the new Movies section in the Android Market. But it doesn’t end there; the newly released Blockbuster ...

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Updated mSpot Combines Cloud and Storage Locker with Radio Spotter Beta

An updated version of mSpot has arrived in the Android Market today which blends storage locker services, radio, and cloud music. More specifically, mSpot combines the best parts of services like Pandora, Amazon and Google music storage, MOG, Rhapsody, and iTunes with a hint of Shazam. The new ...

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Google Maps Updated to V5.5

Version 5.5 of Google Maps adds better support for checking in and out of places, as well as rating them. Google has made checking in as easy as clicking the “check in” button on the location page. If you want to rate or review your location, you can just click the “rate and review” ...

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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 ...

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Sprint training their representatives for Motorola XPRT launch

A leaked image shows that Sprint is training their customers for the coming launch of the Motorola XPRT (pronounced “expert”). This phone is the Sprint version of the Vzw Droid Pro and boasts a 3.1” Screen, 1 GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and international capabilities. The audience ...

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First Look at Sprint’s Samsung SPH-D600

Time to toss another handset on your radar today as we get our first look at the mid-range Samsung SPH-D600 for Sprint.  Early details include a 480×320 resolution display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a 3.2-megapixel camera, and support for Sprint’s 4G network.  We can also see that ...

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AT&T launching 4G LTE in 5 cities this Summer

Well with all the hype of 4G LTE, AT&T has jumped on the bandwagon and announced 5 cities that will be receiving this 4G LTE coverage during the summer, and they plan to add 10 more by the end of 2011. The aforementioned cities are: Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, TX Chicago, IL Atlanta, ...

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Sprint and Motorola Planning Something Special for June 9

We just got an invite to a luncheon in New York next month where Sprint and Motorola will let attendees get some hands-on time with their latest collaborations.  We can’t really imagine them getting together to let us play with a Wi-Fi version of the XOOM, nor the recently announced XPRT ...

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Verizon to Commence Gingerbread Update for Droid X

Droid X owners are advised to be on the lookout for a new software update this Friday.  Starting on May 27th, the carrier will begin deploying Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the Motorola handset, tossing in a slew of new features.  You’ll have to head over to Verizon’s support page now ...

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Samsung Confirms Galaxy Tab to Launch with Android 3.1 in “Few Days”

Samsung, set to drop their Galaxy Tab 10.1 on the masses in just a “few days”, has confirmed that the tablet will ship with the latest version of Android.  That’s the 3.1 release of Honeycomb for those keeping score at home.  Samsung recently gave away 5,500 special edition ...

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HTC Reviewing Bootloader Policies, Will Provide More Information Soon

HTC hears you.  They understand that some of you Android users want to be able to unlock your devices and bend them to your will.  Whether it’s a vast majority of frustrated users or simply a very vocal minority, HTC customers have been asking for an easy way to unlock the bootloader of ...

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Verizon Finally Announces $249 LG Revolution for May 26 (Tomorrow)

Verizon, in an 11th hour press release, has finally confirmed that the LG Revolution will join their smart phone lineup tomorrow, May 26th. The LG handset had been rumored for a May 26 launch date for the last few weeks, however it seemed like Verizon was just about that date slip by. This will ...

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Pre-Order the Xperia Play From WireFly

Looking for an Xperia Play? If you head over to WireFly.com you can pre-order one right now. Also, (for a limited time) when you pre-order a play, WireFly will give you an Android Market gift card valued at $25. For a quick recap, the Xperia Play has a 4” screen, slide-out gamepad, rear-facing ...

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Verizon Launching Over 5 New 4G Areas On June 16th

According to Verizon Wireless, the carrier will continue launching their new 4G LTE service across a slew of new cities on June 16th. The following locations have been mentioned: Dayton, Ohio Springfield, Ohio Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Hartford, Connecticut Flint, Great Rapids, Lansing, and more ...

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Sprint Expected to Launch NFC Payments in 5 Cities May 26th

On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The only unfortunate part is that the only device that will work in these new locations is the Sprint Nexus S 4G. If you unfamiliar with ...

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