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Why Wait? Samsung unveils new campaign for Galaxy S II

  Samsung has unveiled a handful of new commercials for the Galaxy S II which make light of people who like to line up for an annual handset release.  Without

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U.S. Cellular offering pair of FREE Android phones on Thanksgiving Day

  Tomorrow will see U.S. Cellular offering a one-day, web-only Thanksgiving Day promotion for new and existing customers who sign qualified two-year agreements.  If you’re considering a switch the carrier

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The Quietly Brilliant Story of HTC [VIDEO]

A short film about how the smartphone evolved – from some of the early pioneering handhelds to today’s most innovative smartphones.

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Madden 12 gets optimized for Xperia PLAY

  The wildly popular football game Madden 12 has been optimized for play on the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY, adding a whole new level of control to the EA title.

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Barnes & Noble offering Nook Simple Touch for $79.99 on Black Friday

  Barnes & Noble today announced that their Black Friday deals will be led by a discounted Nook Simple Touch. Shaving $20 off the normal asking price, the popular digital

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Egg-shaped hero, Dizzy, returns in remake of popular 1991 game

  Codemasters today announced that the 1991 classic game Dizzy will be resurreggted and released for Android on December 9th.  Rather than simply porting the existing 8-bit title to your

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Samsung confirms U.S. Galaxy Nexus for December?

According to a recent Business Insider post, Samsung has confirmed the U.S. version of the Galaxy Nexus for a December launch.  Not much of a surprise considering the most recent

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Sega announces ChuChu Rocket for Android

Popular Sega Dreamcast game comes to your favorite mobile platform.

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Amazon offering half off select Android apps for Black Friday weekend

  Amazon just pinged our inbox to let us know that they will be offering some savings on select Android apps this coming weekend. Starting this Friday and running through

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Google promises fix for Galaxy Nexus volume issue

  Some of you may have heard about a strange issue with the volume rocker on the Galaxy Nexus where it was found to randomly mute and/or stop responding to

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Sprint issues a save-the-date event to be held January 10, directly after CES keynote

CES is right around the corner and we’re getting ready for the onslaught of “exclusive” event invitations to start hitting our inboxes. First up is Sprint, who has asked us

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Lenovo working on a 5-inch, dual-core Android device

Lenovo — for some reason — is apparently working on a 5-inch Android tablet which they will be marketing under the IdeaTab moniker. There’s not much to report about concerning

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LG Mobile set to “reveal all” on December 1st – most likely the LG Nitro HD

LG Mobile will be holding an exclusive event Decemeber 1st in NYC, and according to the electronic invitation: “All will be revealed.” Exactly what will be revealed may not be

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YoYo Games announces platform puzzler Rick O’Shea

YoYo Games today released their next Android-based game, the platform puzzler Rick O’Shea.  Featuring more than 120 levels, 30 achievements, 12 mini-games, and more, Rick O’Shea is the first freemium

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Verizon date-specific holiday savings include FREE Red Droid Incredible 2

Verizon has announced some Android-related deals for this post-Thanksgiving weekend which should help the carrier scoop up a few extra activations.  Depending on whether you are looking for an Android smartphone,