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    Facebook’s Nearby Friends announced for mobile
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Facebook on Thursday announced a new feature that will allow mobile device users to share ...

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    Sony schedules multiple Xperia Z models for 4.4.2 updates
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Sony expects to deliver Android 4.4.2 updates to a number of Xperia Z devices in May, according ...

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    Google dangles $100k carrot for Project Ara developers
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    Project Ara, Google’s modular smartphone endeavor, will be here before you know it. Just ...

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    Looking for the longest lasting battery experience for your smartphone? Here’s the top devices

    A smartphone that doesn’t last a day in the 21st century isn’t a smartphone worth ...

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    Toshiba envisions Project Ara as wearables, too
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    • 17 Apr, 2014

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    There’s no denying that Project Ara is an exciting project and one that will undoubtedly change ...

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Android 2.1 Plans “Going Very Well” for Sprint

A member of the Sprint team took to their official message board to bring everyone up to speed in terms of their Android efforts.  As you may know, the carrier plans to update both their Samsung Moment as well as their Hero handsets to Android 2.1 at some point in the first half of the... Read More

Apple Legitimizes the Tablet With iPad – Android Stands Poised to Raise the Bar

Search “tablet” within Androidguys and you will find 63 results dating as far back as July 2008. No, the idea of a tablet isn’t new. The biggest question revolving around these devices that fit somewhere between a smart phone and a laptop was, would anyone buy one? The answer ...

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Dell Mini 5 Gets Mini Demo from Michael Dell

The following video is less than a minute long, but it’s all we needed.  It only takes 43 seconds for us to consider ourselves officially hooked on the Android-based Dell Mini 5 tablet.  Michael Dell (CEO) was in Switzerland at the World Economic Forum where a member of the CrunchGear ...

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T-Mobile Pushes out Mysterious Update for MyTouch 3G

Last night, around 11PM PST, I received a little notification from T-Mobile on MyTouch 3G, alerting me of an available update.   Naturally, I got all excited until I looked at the details and it was still Android 1.6.   Of course, I installed it anyway. Are there any noticeable difference? ...

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Chinavision Succeeds Where Others Have Failed, Makes a Boring Android Handset.

Engadget Mobile has an article up taking a look at Chinavision’s “Robot” Android handset. Check out the article for the full specs and lowdown on the phone.  I’ll give you a hint before you go – It’s a 2.8″, dual-band snoozer.  As I stated in the ...

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Motorola is Working on a Google Phone

It doesn’t come as a surprise, but Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha confirmed today that his company is working in partnership with Google on an Android phone to be sold directly to consumers. Presumably, this handset would join the Nexus One in Google’s online store. Further, Jha made clear ...

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The 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge

Remember back a few weeks, when HTC issued a C&D to LevelUpStudio to remove Beautiful Widgets, because it was too similar to their Sense UI widgets? Well, now HTC is sponsoring the 2010 NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge to do just that. Here is what they want developers to create: Create a top ...

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Nexus One Dock Now Available for $45

Those of you with the Nexus One are advised to swing by the Google store and take a look at the new Desktop Dock.  For $45, users get the dock as well as a 3.5mm-to-RCA audio cable so you can listen to your handset’s music directly through your stereo. Once you place your Nexus One... ...

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China: We Won’t Limit Android

Fears that Android handsets might not find their way into China have been calmed.  Reuters is reporting today that China will not try to limit use of Android.  So long as the platform complies with Chinese law, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology spokesman Zhu Hongren said China ...

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50 Android Games in One Video

In this video from AndroidHD, you’ll see a short presentation of 50 Android-based games.  Who said that Android was not a great platform for gaming?  Looks like we’re off to a good start so far. The games shown in the video are: Homerun Battle 3D Speed Forge 3D Radiant Flight ...

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Is it Really Worth Putting Android on a Netbook?

While the tech-addict in me would love to own and play with an Android based netbook, the question must be asked:  Does an Android netbook make much sense? Now before you go blasting me out of the water, (which I admit, may be deserved), take a look at the netbooks that are available right ...

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Expansys Offering Nexus One for Under a Dollar?

A reader of our just tipped us to another place to go for the new hotness that is the Nexus One.  We’ve learned that online retailer Expansys plans on carrying the latest Android phone.  Further, the Portuguese Expansys site has the Nexus One listed with a price of €0,49 (69¢ US).  ...

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65% of Android Publishers are Located in United States

We’ve seen figures from inside the Android Market.  We’ve seen numbers that show Android’s growth.  Today, we get to see some numbers that give insight into the people behind the apps.  Distimo‘s latest monthly report is out and it sheds some light on Android ...

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Archos Makes Good on Promise

For these of you who didn’t know it – our friends from Archos, makers of the first Android tablet held a contest in November of 2009 that entitled participants to a deep discount offer for the purchase of  Archos 5 internet tablet. I enrolled with my “Hire*A*Droid” job ...

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A Better Look at the HTC Supersonic & Bravo [UPDATED]

We’ve got a couple of new pictures to pass along to you guys.  Two of the hottest rumored Android handsets, the Bravo and Supersonic, have been captured in better lighting.  As we near next month’s Mobile World Congress, the hope is that we’ll see more of these coming ...

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