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Poll: Ever considered a “rugged” Android?

Ever thought about an Android phone that can handle drops, water, and dust? Why or why not?

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Dual-core LG Spectrum now on sale at Verizon

Verizon’s latest Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum, has officially gone on sale today, if only online.  Expected to hit retail stores shortly, the 1.5GHz dual-core handset features a number of

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A Blurred Vision of a New Casio Android Handset

We have news from someone in the Android community who was fortunate enough to spend some time in a Casio focus group recently. He came away with a spec list for

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Virgin Mobile to implement ‘data speed reduction’ (throttling) on March 23

Speeds will drop down to 256kbps for anyone who exceeds 2.5GB in a month.

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I’m Circle is your central processing device

Have you every imagined a device so powerful it treats all other device like ‘periphals?’ Meet i’m Core. i’m Core made by the same company that produces i’m Watch, powering

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Official Wikipedia Android App Now Available

Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled. The WikiMedia

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Motorola Opens Pre-Order for Wi-Fi only XYBoard

After the gentle tide of announcements during the holidays and the crazy undertow of CES, we’re finally starting to see our first wave of devices for 2012. We mentioned during

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“Android vs iPhone” where are they now?

According to the latest research from Nielsen, “the high-profile launch of Apple’s iPhone 4S in the Fall had an enormous impact on the proportion of smartphone owners who chose an

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BaconReader for Reddit Gets Updated with New Features

If you’re a big reddit fan, you need to be using BaconReader. This app is tremendously popular among redditors, both for its functionality and stylish look. Yesterday, its developer OneLouder

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AT&T to Sweeten Data Plans on January 22nd

AT&T is starting to shake things up a bit on the Tiered Data Plan spectrum.  Announcing new packages starting January 22nd, they hope to compete with Verizon while Big Red

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Elektrobit Android Device Platform Wins Technology of the Year Award

                  This year’s Conference on Communications Technologies and Software Defined Radio (SDR’11 – WinnComm) elected Elektrobit’s Specialized Device Platform as technology of the

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Sony Ericsson announces rocky Q4, ready to start over with new branding

The joint venture is ready to put a tough 2011 behind them and push forward with renewed efforts.

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Each Kindle Fire generating more than $100 in additional revenue for Amazon

We’ve learned that even though the Kindle Fire sells for only $199.99 it actually costs slightly more than that to manufacture and sell them.  What normally sounds a little bit

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Sony Ericsson 2012 roadmap surfaces with a dozen Android devices

Sony Ericsson does not appear content to sit behind Samsung, Motorola, LG, or any other player.

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LG Intros Optimus Pad LTE

LG today introduced their first Android-powered tablet capable of support LTE networks in the form of the –wait for it– Optimus Pad LTE.  Running Android 3.2 Honeycomb and featuring a