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Pantech to release sub $300 waterproof Pantech Tablet next week

Some exciting news for AT&T customers that we can’t wait to get our hands on as well. We’ve just learned from BGR about the announcement of the Pantech Element, which

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Google: Gingerbread leads all Android versions at 55.5% as Ice Cream Sandwich scratches surface

Android 4.0 has started to make a dent in the platform versions chart, but Gingerbread leads all.

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Distimo: Android Market at 400,000 applications, growing faster

Distimo has a new blog post this week which provides a handful of interesting Android figures, most notably the total number of applications in the Android Market.  According to their

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Google adds 217 more patents to their arsenal, courtesy of IBM

In the latest patent war news, Google has recently acquired 188 granted patents and 29 pending patents from IBM. The deal went through on Dec. 31, 2011, and the information

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Velocity Micro to unveil pair of affordable ICS tablets at CES

Velocity Micro, makers of the Cruz tablet line, is ready to pull the curtain back on a pair of new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwiches at CES next week.  The

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Enchanted Realm: great time-killer from Game Insight

If you’re big into Facebook games like Farmville and Frontierville, then you are going to love this new release, Enchanted Realm. Users get classic gameplay that allows them to “click

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Asus launching 7-inch Eee Pad at CES?

Do you want an Asus tablet, but aren’t too crazy about 10-inch form factors? You may soon have another option to consider, as the image of a new Android-powered Asus

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HTC makes good on promise, all future devices to be unlockable

Peter Chou has made good on his word to no longer lock the bootloaders of HTC Android phones. It was noticed by XDA member Nightwing, while tweaking an HTC Rezound. Upon

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Good news from Asus for Transformer Prime users

Asus heard and responded to the irate customers on Facebook and Twitter, sounding off about the locked and encrypted bootloader on the Transformer Prime. Asus announced that it is working

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LG Quietly releases Optimus 2

LG has pulled a fast one on us. Just a week before CES in Las Vegas, they’ve slipper the Optimus 2 (AS680) under the radar with a discreet launch. The

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Intel partners with LG, Intel-powered phones coming in March

Intel is finally going to start mass producing chips for the mobile phone market. The chips are set to be out in some LG phones in March of 2012 at

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PowerAMP starting the new year strong

Since 2009, PowerAMP, has been the #1 selling music player in the Android Market. This #1 music player has been downloaded over 5 million times and the paid version has

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Clockwork Mod developing a wired tether app for Android

ClockWork Mod, well known for CWM Recovery on rooted devices, now has a wired tether app in the alpha stages. Most tethering apps require root, or for users to pay

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Email hints at Android 4.0 for the Motorola Xoom

According to the guys at DroidLife, Motorola is sending out emails to those who have a “Google Experience” Motorola Xoom with details of new project.  Based on the body of

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Samsung announces GALAXY Ace Plus for trendy professionals

Samsung isn’t wasting much time in getting the year off and running, today announcing a new addition to their Android lineup.  Expected to arrive in Russia later this month, the