US Cellular to Get the LG Optimus U

US Cellular has joined the ranks of the carriers who have gotten or going to get the LG Optimus, an Android powered low end smartphone. Announced via a press release today, the LG Optimus U is going to sport the following features: Android 2.2.  This is a win to have Froyo out of the box... Read More

Archos Gets Froyo’d and Rooted!

If you are like everyone else in the world, you are excited about the fact that we finally are getting some sort of choice in the Android tablet market.  We have high price range tablets like the Galaxy Tab, to the low end Sylvania tablet. If you are looking for something right between those ...

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LG Unveils Optimus Mach for Korea

The recently uncovered LG-LU3000 has just been made official for Korea. Known heretofore as the Optimus Mach, this new Android smart phone will boast a 1GHz TI OMAP3630 processor, a 3.8-inch screeen, and much more!

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Is the Nexus S Also Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a CDMA version to have been produced, but with CDMA carriers releasing so many other powerful devices at the time, ...

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Finally! 7-Eleven’s Slurpee Gets an Android App of its Own

Ever find yourself driving around, wondering where the nearest 7-Eleven location was?  No?  Okay, let’s pretend you really need your Slurpee fix and don’t feel like using Google Maps or Search to hunt down the convenience store.  Wouldn’t it be great if you had a dedicated ...

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Android 2.3: A Developers Perspective

Today is the big day. Android is growing up fast and Gingerbread brings a whole lot of juicy features for users, but what does this new platform mean for developers? Good question, let's dig some.

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LG and VMware Bringing Virtual Environments to Android [VIDEO]

LG and VMware have partnered up to bring virtualization to an Android phone near you. The handset maker understands as well as anyone that today's smart phones are more than capable of handling both work and play needs. Rather than carrying around two devices with separate features, LG plans to ...

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Yapper’s App for Best-Selling Children’s Author Seymour Simon!

Yapper, they clever app making studio that claim to be able to make any app in any shape, size, or function, have been working for awhile on some really great stuff for Android. They’ve been responsible for more than a few popular apps recently, and now they are teaming up with Best ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Join me as I recap the news we covered during the week of November 29-December 3!

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Video of Google Maps 5 and Motorola Tablet from D: Dive Into Mobile [VIDEO]

It's one thing to read second hand reports of what a Motorola tablet looks like running Honeycomb. It's something altogether different to see it in person. Thanks to John Paczkowski of All Things D, we can show you nearly nine minutes of last night's demonstration.

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Seesmic App Gets UI Update, Integrates Chatter Functionality

Seesmic's Android app gets an update, bringing a new UI and Chatter integration. Check it out!

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Google Will Be King of Mobile Ads by 2011

As Gingerbread was announced today, every other piece of Google news that is presented to anyone will pale in comparison to Android 2.3. However, it may please many of you to know that Google, the wonderful creator of the thing we love, is predicted to pass Apple in Mobile Advertising in 2011 ...

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Droid X, Original Droid Receive Maintenance Updates

The Verizon Motorola Droid X and original Droid receive maintenance updates to improve stability and functionality. Check it out!

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NFC Chip Made by NXP Semiconductors, Not Samsung

The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.

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Beta ROM Has HTC EVO 4G Running Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’

Hackers have been busy today, working to get Android 2.3 ported over to existing devices. The first phone to get the Gingerbread treatment looks to be the HTC EVO 4G.

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