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Amazon Appstore Goes International, Found in Additional Countries

Amazon, on their way to global Android domination, has been found to have expanded the reach of its Appstore.  Word on the street is that the app can be downloaded,

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HTC Beat Will be a PMD, not a Phone (Rumor)

The collaboration between HTC and Beats Audio seems to be spawning new devices and rumors left and right.  Just off the top of our head we can already think of

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7-Inch Motorola Xoom Spied

A smaller, presumably 7-inch Motorola tablet has been spied in the wild, adding credence to Sanjay Jha’s statement that we’d see a “fun and portable” version of the Xoom by

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing

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Verizon Announces $99 4G LTE Pantech Breakout for September 22

Verizon announced this morning that the Pantech Breakout will be arriving in stores and online come Thursday, September 22nd. Pricing will be $99 with a qualified two-year service agreement and

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Acer C6 Liquid Express Coming to Orange UK

Orange have outed a forthcoming Android handset, the Acer C6 Liquid Express that is believed to be the Acer E320. Although it runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, it comes with a

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Street Fighter IV to Arrive as Exclusive Title for LG’s First HD Handset

LG Electronics and CAPCOM announced today that the handset maker will have exclusive rights to Street Fighter IV when it makes its Android debut. Expected in the fourth quarter, the

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LG Announces Optimus Q2 for Korea

LG announced the next round of high-end Android smart phones late Sunday, unveiling the sliding QWERTY Optimus Q2. Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 4.0-inch IPS-based (700 nit) LCD display,

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Google Wallet to Launch Today, September 19th? (Rumor)

Roughly four months after it made its on-stage debut, Google Wallet is readying for its real-world arrival. According to information obtained by TechCrunch, various partners have been receiving notices advising

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up: HTC Incredible HD, SGS2 LTE, and More!

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve

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HTC Vigor/Incredible HD Hitting Verizon on October 13th?

Yesterday, we showed you some leaked press shots of the HTC Vigor, which is going to be the successor to the Incredible 2. While the Vigor has been the codename

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LG LU6200 to Feature 720p Display, Dual-Core 1.5GHz, 4G LTE (Rumor)

According to details unearthed on a Korean website, LG is prepping a phone for this year which should be just as powerful as Samsung’s Galaxy S II series. Details are

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to

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Samsung Releases Source Code to Epic 4G Touch

That didn’t take very long, did it?  Samsung has already released the source code to their brand spankin’ new Epic 4G Touch (Sprint), giving anxious hackers a fresh set of

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Samsung Epic 4G Touch Now on Sale at Sprint

The Samsung Galaxy S II has officially arrived in the United States today as the Epic 4G Touch goes on sale at Sprint stores around the country.  Available for $199