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Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales

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Air Penguin Drops out of the Sky, Onto Android

The last we had heard, penguins couldn’t fly.  Apparently someone didn’t notify the guys at GAMEVIL as they’ve just dropped their latest game in the Android Market, Air Penguin. Developed

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Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big

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Google Books Now Officially Available in the UK

It’s been a long time coming, but with a recent update Google Books is now live in the UK. Meaning British users can now purchase published books to read on

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Rdio Begins Offering Ad-Free, On-Demand Music

Rdio has begun offering their consumers a new ad-free, on-demand service today, a first in the music space. Available immediately, the new plan provides users access to more than 12

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do

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Galaxy Nexus to Be Verizon Exclusive; Full Specs Revealed

Here we go!  Details have landed at Boy Genius Report this morning that sound like the official list of specifications for the upcoming Nexus Prime.  As it turns out, the

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Best Buy Knocks HTC Flyer Down to $100 (UPDATE: False Alarm)

Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC Flyer all the way down to a super-attractive $99 price point.  Currently out of stock on their website, the Android 2.3-powered

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Google TV Director: “Honeycomb Due in Three to Four Weeks”

Google TV’s Director of Content, Donagh O’Malley, was speaking at a Q&A this week where he indicated that the long-awaited Honeycomb update would be out in a month’s time.  Participating as

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Google Shopper Updated to 2.2, +1 Your Favorite Products and More…

Google Shopper has been my shopping buddy for quite some time and is one of the most used apps on my phone. Yesterday Google released an update bringing it to

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Android and Samsung Continue to Reign comScore

Leading internet marketing research company comScore released their August 2011 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share report and it’s more of the same old, same old. Google’s Android continues to gain

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T-Mobile Officially Announces the LG myTouch and myTouch Q

Today T-Mobile announced the LG myTouch and myTouch Q. You may remember the duo from last months T-Mobile Youtube slip, which left us wondering about the possibility of one device

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Amazon Kindle Fire Pre-Sales to Surpass Apple iPad?

Amazon recently launched the Kindle Fire which is their first ever Android tablet and everyone is talking about it now a days. The price of the tablet is only $199

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Google Docs Gets Optimized for Honeycomb Tablets

An improved Google Docs application has landed in the Android Market today which offers a few tablet-friendly features. If you own a Honeycomb tablet and use Google Docs as part

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Samsung and Google “Always Ahead of the Curve”

A new Samsung  YouTube video has landed online this afternoon which is nearly identical to the previous Samsung clip that arrived late last night.  What’s the difference?  The new clip