Rhetorical Questions: Android Apps

It’s Monday again which means it’s time to settle back into our work-week routines.  If you’re like us, this means you’re checking the new and notable app announcements, hitting up the Android Market and other sources, and paying close attention to Android games and ...

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Rumor: Samsung Prepping 5.3-inch Galaxy ‘Q’

The annual Consumer Electronics Unlimited (IFA) might still be six weeks away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start the week off with a new rumor.  According to Yahoo! Korea (translated), the handset maker is putting the finishing touches on a 5.3-inch Galaxy Q handset, which they ...

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Additional Images of Verizon’s Sliding QWERTY from Samsung

The guys at AndroidCentral have posted a few additional pictures of the sliding QWERTY from Samsung headed to Verizon in the near future.  First uncovered a few weeks back, these new images confirm a couple of details for what may ultimately be the carrier’s version of the Galaxy S II ...

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Sprint-Branded Galaxy S II (Within) Spied in Wild

A pair of images surfaced over the weekend showing the Sprint version of the Galaxy S II might be ready for production.  The team over at This Is My Next obtained the two pictures which confirm the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread OS and 8-megapixel camera.  Of course, we’re also expecting a ...

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Preview of CyanogenMod 7 on the Samsung Galaxy S II [VIDEO]

The Galaxy S II has been released for a while in Europe now, but there’s still not even a nightly of the much anticipated CyanogenMod. No, I’m not giving you a nightly here, but I can point you to this video that TeamHacksung released. It shows the Galaxy S II sporting CyanogenMod 7 ...

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Win Free Airfare to the Big Android BBQ!

Normally AndroidGuys takes a rest on the weekends, but this contest is too awesome not to share now! Our friend Russell Holly, who is on the BBQ committee, posted the following on his Google+ account this morning. “Want your favorite Google Exec to show up at the Big Android BBQ? Call ...

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MobileMix June 2011: Android Leads Smart Phone Growth with 16 of Top 20 Devices

Millennial Media has released their June 2011 Mobile Mix report, which gives great insight into how the smart phone landscape is evolving.  We’ve tried to scale back on the number of “Android is growing super fast” studies but we always dig the way MM puts their reports ...

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LG Formally Unveils Optimus Net, Optimus Pro

LG unveiled another pair of Android devices today in the form of the mid-range Optimus Pro and Optimus Net. Expected to hit 30 markets across Europe this summer, both devices run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and look to find a home among first time smart phone buyers. The Optimus Pro features an ...

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Zinio Announces Support for Android 2.2+ Handsets

Zinio,the popular newsstand/ magazine application for Android tablets, is now available for Froyo and Gingerbread smart phones as well. After “tens of thousands” of immediate downloads upon entering the Android Market back in June, Zinio has hit the ground running. Expanding support ...

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Bell Mobility launches Motorola XT860 4G in Canada, Coming This Summer

Verizon and Motorola recently launched one of the most anticipated devices of summer which is known as the Motorola Droid 3. Droid 3 is the successor to the famous Droid series, which actually began the Android era at Verizon. It was first launched in China as Motorola Milestone 3 and now it ...

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Android and Google+ big Winners on Google Earnings Call

Yesterday was a big day for our favorite search giant, at least for it's investors and people concerned with the financial growth of the company. Google conducted it's Q2 earnings call to report in about the growth of several of it's products. Two of the big winners? Android and Google+.

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Sprint Offering Nexus S 4G for 50% Off

The Goolge Nexus S is available in the U.S. via T-Mobile, but it sadly only supports 3G. Sprint aimed to fix that by offering the Nexus S 4G, which runs on their WiMax 4G network. It was officially launched in May for $199.99 with 2 -yr contract. Well, if you didn’t buy it because you ...

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Google Exceeds Expectations As Earnings Rise 32%

It looks like Google is showing no signs of slowing down, something Android users are familiar with. Google’s Q2 earnings for 2011 were released today, and although the gain surprised many investors, followers of Google are nodding their heads in response to familiar news of success. ...

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SwiftKey X Released for Android Phones, Tablets

To celebrate the one year anniversary of its first beta release, TouchType has finally announced the arrival of Swiftkey X.  Designed in both phone and tablet-friendly versions, this has become one of our favorite keyboard alternatives over the last few months.  To kick things off, TouchType is ...

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Even After Updates, HTC Thunderbolt Still a Problem for Some

We’re not going to be the first to admit this, but the HTC Thunderbolt has been, for some, a very problematic handset.  Whether it’s random reboots, force closes, or unsupported applications, users have been suffering through a less than stellar experience since its debut.  A few ...

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