TouchType Drops SwiftKey X Beta into Android Market

TouchType is releasing a new keyboard app into the Android Market today with their SwiftKey X Beta (expected any time). If you’ve ever played with any previous beta releases of SwiftKey’s keyboard then this one will feel very familiar. I’ve had a chance to play with a few ...

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Verizon Releases the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Xperia Play

Just a reminder that the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Sony Ericsson Xperia Play are all available from Verizon as of yesterday. One of these devices fits just about everyone. If you want to know a bit more on each phone, here’s a quick recap: LG Revolution: Price: $249.99* The LG ...

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly the new HC tabs being released.  In fact, it has now made my XOOM my primary travel machine instead of the iPad 2.  Because most... ...

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Score One for the Good Guys – HTC to Reverse Locked Bootloader Decision

‎"There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we've listened. Today, I'm confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience," Peter Chou, CEO ...

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Lookout to be Featured on CNBC Tonight!

Exciting news just came to our inbox here at Android Guys. One of our favorite companies that we have interviewed, Lookout, is going to be featured in a documentary tonight on CNBC. The show is called "Code Wars, America's Cyber Threat", it is a feature about cyber security.

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Google Wallet Ushers in New Era of Commerce

The future of commerce was unveiled today as Google, FirstData, Sprint, Citi, and MasterCard announced Google Wallet.  Confirming many of the recent rumors, the service is rolling out across select markets later this summer (San Francisco, New York) on handsets that offer NFC (Nexus S 4G).  How ...

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TweetCaster HD Beta for Honeycomb Tablets

Let’s face it, if you like to tweet, you want a good Twitter client for your Android smartphone, and there are plenty of options, from TweetDeck to Twitter for Android. But there are very few for Honeycomb (Android 3.0/3.1). Slowly but surely, the Twitter clients for Honeycomb are growing. Hot ...

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SPB releases SPB Time

  SPB Time is a clock application for Android that has many options and ways to customize it. SPB Time basically revamps your Clock application, which is probably in that “apps I don’t use” folder. Their main focus for the application seems to be a way to integrate the time with moon ...

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New SoundHound App ‘Hound’ Lets Users Speak It, Get It.

The team behind the popular music discovery application SoundHound have done it again. Today sees the developers launching another, albeit completely different, music discovery tool.  Called ‘Hound’, it lets users say the name of an artist, band, or song and get back ...

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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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