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Huawei Sonic is Inexpensive Gingerbread Android

If you are looking for a cheap NFC device, look no further than the Huawei Sonic. The Huawei Sonic is a new, non-released, low-end Android device that sports the savvy

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New Sharp Device Pops Up, Fails to Impress

Sharp has been trying to get a decent Android device out there for quite some time, and unfortunately, they missed the mark on this one as well. The device above

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Prank Your Friends With Fun Chat

For those of you social media hungry gamers out there, Fun Mobility has released an update to their Fun Chat app, allowing you to do some pretty cool things with

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Dual-Screen Android Device Surfaces, Challenges Echo

Remember the Kyocera Echo? Unfortunately, so do we. From the beginning, the concept of a dual-screen device seemed like a good idea, but only if the right company manufactured it.. Obviously, Kyocera was not the right company. But now the guys over at Engadget have gotten their hands on a prototype of a new dual-screen Android device.

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Join Us Tonight for the AGTNFTW! Droidcast Episode #56

Featuring another guest host from the Android Community, you’ll get to know Tim Fletcher (@Funkmon) along with the normal crew of Android geeks.  Aaron (@adroidian), Stacie (@staciedaisy) and Benji (@thedudesandroid)

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Archos Announces Two Android-Based Home Devices

One might think that Archos would call it a day after announcing a pair of super-affordable Honeycomb tablets, but no, not them.  Rather, they still had another two Android devices

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HTC Evo 3D Bloatware Can be Removed Without Root

This is either a step in the right direction or a fluke. It seems that the HTC Evo 3D has something that past Sprint devices lack: the ability to simply uninstall bloatware programs that come with the device. You don’t even need to root the darn thing. It’s as simple as going into Settings, Applications, Manage Applications, select the app that you want to get rid of, and Uninstall. Yeah, it’s really that simple.

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Archos Unveils Pair of Dual-core 1.5 GHz Tablets with Android Market Access

Betcha didn’t know this, but Archos has been in the Android tablet game as long as anyone.  They have already release tablets/devices running Android that range in size from 2.8-inches

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Unconfirmed Report: Next-Gen Eee Pad Transformer to Feature Quad-Core Processor, Arrive in Fall

According to ASUS, their Eee Pad Transformer is doing very well for itself – to the tune of 400,000 units shipped in the first half the year.  The 10-inch tablet runs

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HTC Announces EVO 4G+ for South Korea

HTC announced a new handset for their Korean market late last night with a very EVO 3D/Sensation-like spec sheet. For all practical purposes, this EVO 4G+ is a Sensation in

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Rumor: HTC ChaCha to be Re-Branded as ‘Status’ for AT&T

The Boy Genius Report is advising today that the “Facebook phone” HTC ChaCha will be getting a very Facebook-like (See what we did there?) name when it comes to AT&T.

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LG Thrill Now Set to Arrive at AT&T “This Summer”

We had hoped that LG and AT&T were going to give us a solid launch date or price for their new joint effort yesterday, but alas we are somewhat disappointed.

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Hulu Plus Arrives for Very Select List of Android Phones

Hulu Plus found its way on to the Android Market yesterday however not in the grand fashion we’d been hoping for. As of right now there are only six models

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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Gets First Custom ROM

It’s kind of become a rite of passage for new Android devices to get their own custom ROMs. Every major Android tablet and phone has gone through it, and it looks as though the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is joining the club. This comes just 9 days after the Moto Xoom got its own custom ROM.