Sony Ericsson Announces Unlocked Bootloader with New Line of Xperia Devices

According to the Sony Ericsson Developer Blog the new line of 2011 Xperia smartphones will allow “advanced developers” to unlock the boot loader legally.  This feature will only be available on certain devices that are without specific restrictions.  For example a device that is SIM ...

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Sony Ericsson Drops Five XPERIA Play Ads Featuring Kristen Schaal [VIDEO]

Sony Ericsson has a handful of new clips to hype the Xperia Play. Featuring the very funny Kristen Schaal, each ad shows us how awesome the "PlayStation Phone" really is.

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BREAKING: Amazon Launches Cloud Player for Android and Web, Cloud-Streaming Music At Long Last!

Amazon seems to be on a roll lately, and have just released Cloud Player and Cloud Drive, a cloud-based music streaming solution for the web, and more interestingly, mobile devices like Android. Each user is given 5GB of space in their personal Cloud Drive (unless the user purchases an MP3 ...

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Today’s “DUH” Moment: Sprint Officially Opposes T-Mo/AT&T Merger

You can file this one in "totally obvious" bin. Sprint put out a press release today, stating their official opposition to the proposed AT&T/T-Mo merger. Like we expected them to say, "Hey, this is a GREAT idea! Go ahead and merge together these two carriers so we can be an even more distant ...

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LauncherPro Hits the Market with New Features and Fixes

One of the more popular home screen replacement applications has received an update to version 0.8.4 and brings some new features, gingerbread optimization and more transition effects. The developer Federico Carnales announced the paid verson, LauncherPro+ will also be available in the market ...

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Rumor: Google Working on Nexus Tablet?

There is an interesting rumor/line of thought from an article over at unwiredview.com, talking about some conversations and rumors the author has heard concerning the idea that LG is working with Google to release a "Nexus Tablet", branded by Google itself. The reason the rumors are floating ...

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Google Takes Another Step Towards Making NFC Payments a Reality

For those of us Android users that are looking forward to being able to literally do everything with our Android powered smart phones, Google has taken another step towards making that a reality by partnering with Mastercard and Citigroup to make NFC payments a reality.

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Hands-on with the Sprint EVO 3D at CTIA 2011 [VIDEO]

All of us AndroidGuys were excited to hear about Sprint’s big and bad new Android device.  The news leaked prior to the Press Conference at CTIA 2011 but the suspense still remained. Awesome specs, including a 1.2ghz dual core Snapdragon MSM8660 with 4GB ROM and 1GB RAM, put this at the ...

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Pulse 2.0 Adds Better Organization for your Feeds [VIDEO]

Pulse News Reader, a popular visually enhanced RSS reader, recently upgraded their application to version 2.0. In this update there are new features such as: Groups/pages for different types sources (preferred to group by source category) Up to 60 sources (three times the older 20 maximum ...

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Video Archive: AndroidGuys & Streamly.tv Coverage of Sprint’s CTIA 2011 Event

          A quick reminder for those that didn’t catch the live stream, there is a video archive over at Streamly.tv where you can see Dan Hesse talk about the new Sprint EVO 3D and more.  This was a classy event as Sprint showcased its latest and greatest in ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp March 20 – 26

Join me as I cover all the news we reported on AndroidGuys from March 20th to March 26th!

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Samsung’s CTIA Presentation Is On YouTube [VIDEO]

Did you miss Samsung’s CTIA Presentation on March 22nd? Do you want to watch the whole show? You can, because Samsung has now uploaded the full presentation on YouTube. It’s about half an hour, so go and get your popcorn, find yourself a comfortable seat and enjoy the full show. ...

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Shazam Announces Update to App, Bringing Facebook Integration

The music discovery app, Shazam, has updated its Android app, and it’s an update that may be considered quite useful to some. It is bringing Facebook integration into its app, so when you discover a new song you can instantly share it on Facebook, along with the usual buy option. The new ...

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CyanogenMod 7 RC3 Begins Rolling Out

With over 21,000 registered devices using CyanogenMod v7 RCs or Nightly Builds, it’s typically a very exciting moment when a new milestone is reached.  Though most users that flash their device on a daily basis realize that an RC is simply another nightly build, there are still many users ...

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Android, FTW!

Two weeks ago I purchased my wife an iPhone 4 to get her to send/receive text messages  (my new toy by proxy) and I got me a couple of Palm Pre’s via craigslist, as I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for webOS’ coming out party with the just announced HP Pre... Read More