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Watch Sony Ericsson’s New Ads for Xperia PLAY [VIDEO]

Sony Ericsson has thrown four new ads online today which extol the virtues of their Xperia PLAY handset. Okay, not really.  One features Esteban, a sewer worker who loves his

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T-Mobile Unveils New Design for Select Retail Stores

T-Mobile plans to borrow heavily from their parent company, Deutsche Telekom AG, as they set out to design 400 new and existing retail stores.  The locations will be spread out

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Entry-Level HTC Explorer Officially Announced

HTC has officially announced the stylish, pint-sized Explorer today, tossing it online and tapping it with a fourth quarter overseas release. As we expected this phone will be available in

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Skype 2.5 Adds Video Chat Support for 14 New Devices, Including Galaxy Tab 10.1

The Skype blog put a post up yesterday, notifying readers and followers of a new version of their Android application. Released today, v2.5 adds support for video chat on an

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Swissinfo.ch Releases new Android app Complete with Interdevice Romance

The nine-language news and information platform produced by the Swiss public broadcasting corporation announced a new Android app today. While the app features the usual mobile feed of news and

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AppBrain Stream is Personalized Feed of App-Related News, Events

AppBrain has rolled out a new feature to their Android app discovery service today called The AppBrain Stream. What does it do? Oh just about everything. Simply put, the AppBrain

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Samsung Stratosphere Gets Detailed as it Preps for Verizon Release

The guys over at Droid-Life were able to get their hands on a leaked Verizon detail and comparison chart for the Samsung Stratosphere. The Stratosphere will be Verizon’s first 4G

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Attention Ladies: HTC Rhyme now Available on Verizon

I say “ladies” because the HTC Rhyme has been specifically marketed towards females. Of course anyone and everyone is free to purchase and use this lovely plum shaded device which

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Is This the Next Version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich?

Ok, so bear with us here.  The video you are about to see is alleged to be the first in-the-wild footage of the next release of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Ice Cream Sandwich to be Unveiled on October 11?

Samsung begun sending out press invitations to their next “Unpacked” event, slated for October 11th.  Kicking off at the same time as CTIA, this is likely the day and event

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LG Optimus Slider Hitting Virgin Mobile via BestBuy

Remember that LG Optimus Slider we saw in July with Sprint branding on it? Well, it seems that Sprint has passed the device over to its little cousin Virgin Mobile,

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Five Indie Developers Band Together, Release Discounted Game Bundle

Five independent game developers have come together in the name of Android and charity.  Using the CoronaSDK, Ansca Mobile has created the Corona Indie Bundle, five apps with the always

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Motorola to Begin XOOM’s 4G LTE Update on September 29

Motorola and Verizon have officially announced that the 4G LTE upgrade for the 10.1-inch XOOM tablet begins tomorrow, September 29th.  If you are among the few who went out and

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Flickr Debuts Official Android Application

Flickr announced that its long-awaited official Android applications has arrived today, dropping it in the Android Market for all to grab.  Flickr lets users take photos, enhance them with filters, and

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Samsung Debuts HM7000, the ‘Ultimate Overachiever’ Bluetooth Headset

Samsung Mobile unveiled its latest Bluetooth headset today, the HM7000, announcing the device with a late October release.  Dubbed as the ‘Ultimate Overachiever’ in Bluetooth technology, it comes with a