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This Could be the Galaxy Nexus Boot Animation

How about a little Galaxy Nexus boot animation to hold you over until Samsung and Google unveil their “big” announcement?  Yeah, we know it’s not much, but it’s just the

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New Leak Suggests There May Be More Than One “Prime” [OPINION] (Updated)

While everyone has undoubtedly seen the latest Nexus Prime leak this morning, many are too quick to assume this is the Google experience Nexus Prime that we’ve all been waiting

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Swype Acquired by Nuance for Roughly $100 Million

Rumors surfaced late yesterday evening that Nuance had acquired Swype for an amount said to be in the ballpark of $100 million. First uncovered by Uncrunched and then later confirmed

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New Ice Cream Sandwich Screens and Video Leak Online

We may not be 100% on when and where we’ll see Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced, but that doesn’t mean we won’t stop with the fresh leaks and rumors.  As

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Google and Samsung Pushing Back “Big” Announcement

Looks like we’ll be waiting a bit longer for Samsung and Google to unveil their big project.  Widely expected to be the announcement of the Galaxy Nexus, October 11th was

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HTC Flyer now Available on U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular customers can now purchase the HTC Flyer for as low as $399.99 when signing up for a 2-year 5GB data plan. They’re also offering the Flyer for $599.99

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Motorola XOOM Family Edition Hitting Stores Soon

So apparently Motorola did some secret focus group poll thingy and came up with the bright idea of packaging kid-centric content into a $500 device and calling it the “Motorola

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Best Buy Drops Price of HTC Scribe Digital Pen to $39.99 [Deal Alert]

Best Buy recently set the tech blogs ablaze with their HTC Flyer price snafu. There was a pricing “error” giving the HTC Flyer a brief $99 price tag and techies

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HTC Sensation XL/Runnymede Officially Announced with Beats Audio

HTC is on a roll these days as they recently announced the Sensation XE and now they are back with another addition to their Sensation line. Today, they officially announced

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Sony Mulls Buying Out Ericsson to Gain Full Control on Mobile Front

Sony Ericsson, the joint mobile venture formed between Sony Corp. and Telefon AB L.M. back in 2001 may be nearing its final days. No, not because of lagging phone sales

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Air Penguin Drops out of the Sky, Onto Android

The last we had heard, penguins couldn’t fly.  Apparently someone didn’t notify the guys at GAMEVIL as they’ve just dropped their latest game in the Android Market, Air Penguin. Developed

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Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big

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Google Books Now Officially Available in the UK

It’s been a long time coming, but with a recent update Google Books is now live in the UK. Meaning British users can now purchase published books to read on

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Rdio Begins Offering Ad-Free, On-Demand Music

Rdio has begun offering their consumers a new ad-free, on-demand service today, a first in the music space. Available immediately, the new plan provides users access to more than 12

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Amazon Outlines App Development for Kindle Fire

At some point over the last week or so, Amazon posted a few common development question as it pertains to the new Kindle Fire.  Will Android developers need to do