LG Star Hands On

Recently Engadget was lucky enough to get their hands on the currently unreleased LG Star. The LG Star is one of the Dual Core Tegra 2 devices rumored to be released early next year. The Star has been no stranger to the camera since it was first leaked a few months ago, so this doesn’t... ...

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Market Overhaul Rolling Out “Over the Next Two Weeks”

The Android Market team announced a huge overhaul to the Market app tonight that will be rolling out "over the next two weeks." It features a whole new look, new features, and a big change in the refund policy--but no mention of the long-awaiting web interface to the Market. Apparently in ...

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Google Demos Maps 5.0 on Nexus S [VIDEO]

The official YouTube account for the Nexus S was just updated with a 2-1/2 minute walkthrough of Google Maps 5.0. Using the new hot Android smart phone, we get to see all the features in the upcoming Maps release, including the 3D buildings.

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Huawei Unveils IDEOS X5, X6 for Australian Market

Earlier this week, Huawei announced a pair of new Android-based smart phones in their IDEOS product line.  Running Android 2.2, the new IDEOS X5 and X6 will ultimately end up in Australia, although timing and pricing have yet to be made available.  The X5 features a 3.8-inch touch screen, 1GHz ...

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Motorola Tablet Specs, Honeycomb Screen Shot Leak

You know that really sharp looking Motorola tablet that Andy Rubin had the other day at Dive into Mobile? It looks like he's not the only guy to have one.

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T-Mobile Commits to 4G Tablet in 2011

As we head into the new year and begin talking about all the wonderful smart phones and tablets in store for consumers. With CES, Mobile World Congress, and CTIA kicking off 2011, we're going to see plenty of announcements from the various handset makers and carriers. One such carrier, ...

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Where in the World is HTC?

Their tagline says it all, I guess. HTC has been quiet alright recently. Since the release of the G2, we have not heard much from the manufacturer as far as Android is concerned. We saw this past week that Samsung has taken over the top spot as the largest seller of Android handsets ...

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Graph Shows Android’s Impact on BlackBerry at Verizon

There's nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It's one thing to read about Android's growth and RIM's decline, but it's entirely different when you see it in graphical form.

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MessagEase 2.0 Goes Global

Billed as an alternative Android keyboard, MessagEase is announcing via press release today that their app is going global with translations for the following languages:

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Ekahau Mobile Survey Launches Android App (for people who have money to burn)

Software developing house, Ekahau, has launched a network survey app that allows users to map their networks, show problem areas and see connected clients. Here is the description from their site:

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Google Apps for Archos Available Via XDA

The XDA Forums site is reporting that forum member Dreetje has made it possible to install the Google Apps package on Android powered Archos tablets. A quote from the posting on XDA:

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Rovio to Ring in New Year With In-App Purchases in Angry Birds

he mega smash hit that it is Angry Birds has now eclipsed 10 million downloads for Android. Offered as a free game, the developers (Rovio) have been making crazy money out of the ads displayed in the app - crazy to the tune of a million bucks per month. So what's next for the game? How about ...

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NFC Chip Gets Put to Use with New Google Hotpot Iniative

As all of you Android junkies may know (at least you should know), the Nexus S was recently announced. With its 4″ Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and close tie to Google, a big component in the device is the NFC chip that is built in. The chip allows for wireless ...

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Sprint Telling Techs to Flash Epics With Leaked Froyo Back to Eclair

An anonymous tip has just come in from the world of Sprint PCS. Rumor has it that Sprint is, unofficially, telling its technicians that if a Samsung Epic comes in for repair running the leaked build of Froyo, they are supposed to flash it back to Eclair (2.1).

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Kelley Blue Book Android App is Available

Any of us that have bought or sold a car in the United States has more than likely checked the books before buying or selling – The Kelley Blue Book, that is.  The number one trusted source in vehicle information, KBB has made its way onto the Android platform.  According to the press release ...

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