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CyanogenMod 7 Hits Sensation and Evo 3D

If you really love rooting devices and running custom ROMs, then I am sure you’re familiar with CyanogenMod. The latest version, CM7, has been available on a multitude of devices

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Motorola Defy+ Pre-Orders Start in the UK, Free on Contract

Motorola officially announced the Motorola Defy+ last month which is successor to their famous rugged Android powered device known as Motorola Defy, and it comes with some slightly upgraded features.

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Firefox for Tablets Released in Nightly Build

Since we first heard about it a few weeks back, Mozilla has been working hard to bring the tablet-optimized version of their Firefox mobile browser to Android.  Things look to

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Google, Intel to Optimize Future Build of Android for Atom Processors

Get ready for even more innovation and choice in the Android universe.  Intel and Google announced today that future builds of the Android platform will be written with optimization for

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Optimus Black Coming to Sprint as ‘LG Marquee’

As some of you may have heard, a recent RadioShack YouTube video inadvertently outted a new LG handset for Sprint.  Showing up as a cameo in a clip designed to promote the

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comScore: Nearly 1 in 4 European Smart Phones Run Android

A new comScore report is out today which breaks down the smart phone landscape as it pertains to five European countries.  Their findings were that Android has grown to the

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Nielsen Determines Most Used Android Apps

Nielsen has analyzed the usage of thousands of Android smart phone users to determine which apps are being used the most. It’s worth noting that isn’t the same as most

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“Geek Week” on the Amazon App Store: Useful Apps at Discounted Prices

Say what you will about the Amazon App Store, but one thing is for certain: it’s an avenue that definitely offers apps at low cost. This week Amazon has decided

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Sony Walkman Z Series Gets Detailed, Priced

Sony has officially announced that the Android-powered PMP prototype shown off at IFA will carry the name of Walkman Z series. What’s more, Sony has also provided pricing and a

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Facebook 1.7 Adds Number of Improvements, Honeycomb Support

The official Facebook application saw an update last night which brings a number of new features and improvements.  First up, the new version (1.7) now works on Android tablets running

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HTC Runnymede Product Image Surfaces

A very official looking image of the HTC Runnymede has surfaced this morning, giving us a look at both the side and the back of the device. As we’ve seen

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Grow Random and Unique Plants on Home Screen with Droots Live Wallpaper

We learned of a new live wallpaper this morning called Droots which enables users to grow unique, completely random plants on their Android home screens.  Droots,  or digital roots, take

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HTC Runnymede Poses for Close-up Press Shot – “That’s One Big White Boy”

Two weeks ago we brought you some info and a small pic of HTC’s up-and-coming Runnymede (who comes up with these names?) device. The device which is set to feature

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Philadelphia Media Network Becomes First U.S. Newspaper Publisher to Offer Bundled Tablet Packages

Back in July we brought you a story about a Philadelphia newspaper publisher looking to offer its subscribers a discounted price on an Android tablet when bundled with their newspaper’s

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NVIDIA Roadmap Full of Superheroes

A newly leaked NVIDIA roadmap has surfaced, reminding us that the future of mobile performance is paved with superheroes.  While we might still be a few months away from seeing