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Collectible Android ‘Heroes’ and ‘Villains’ Announced

As expected, the series of Android collectible figures have been announced.  Unveiled in a blog post last night, ZYXPLASTIC introduced us to heroes ( The Hidden Task , El Poderoso) and

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Microsoft convinces yet another Android Vendor to sign a patent protection deal.

The power of Microsoft has struck again! They’ve added another vulnerable vendor, General Dynamics Itronix. It was announced on June 27th that General Dynamics Itronix signed a patent agreement with Microsoft for

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Tag Heuer’s Link Phone Brings Hefty Price Tag of $6,712

Are you the flashy type? Tag Heuer has just announced their first phone, the Link. I’ll start by saying this phone retails for $6,712. Yes, that’s six thousand, not six

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Verizon 4G LTE-enabled Galaxy Tab10.1Now Available for Pre-order

Verizon has begun offering pre-orders to customers looking to pick up the 10-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with support for their 4G LTE network.  The tablet is offered in Metallica Gray

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Online Simulator

Want to learn some tips about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in a direct approach, instead of watching a video? Then you should check out Samsung’s all new tutorial simulator

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AT&T Status Looks One Step Closer to Release

The AT&T branded version of the HTC ChaCha looks to be one step closer to its anticipated release. The Facebook -heavy phone is said to be called the AT&T Status

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HTC Status (ChaCha) for Telus Canada

Since the HTC ChaCha was announced in the UK, we have been waiting for its release in North America. Well today, Telus in Canada has announced the HTC Status, their

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Taiwan Slaps Google With $1 Million NT Fine

It would seem that Taiwan, like most Android users, disagrees heavily with Google’s 15-minute app refund policy. In fact, they have deemed it unlawful and have slapped Google with a hefty fine (US$345,500) for not complying with a June 4th request to revise their app sales and service provisions.

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Rumor: Samsung to Launch Faster Galaxy S II in September

This rumor details an updated version of Samsung’s Galaxy S II flagship phone, giving it a 1.4GHz dual-core processor instead of the current 1.2GHz. Apparently, Samsung is preparing an updated

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Google+ Android Application Arrives for Invited Few

Google+, the up and coming social network from Google, has just landed in the Android Market as a free application for 2.1+ devices.  This applications ties in about every Google+

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Another Portrait QWERTY Motorola Handset for Sprint

Thanks to a freshly leaked (and blurry) photo, we’re getting our first look at a new Motorola handset headed to Sprint.  Bearing a very XPRT-like form factor, the phone looks

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Grab Your Nook Color! Mighty Eagle Swoops into B&N Stores

Rovio has teamed up with Barnes & Noble to give Nook Color users an exclusive first look at Angry Birds’ location based gaming project: “Magic Places.” Any Nook Color user

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Andy Rubin: Half Million Daily Android Activations and Growing

Andy Rubin, the founder of Android and current Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, tweeted yet another Android milestone this morning.  You do know that the platform is growing, right?

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Wikitude 6.1 Offers Tablet Optimized Augmented Reality

Wikitude, a key player in the Augmented Reality game since the days of the first Android Developers Challenge, has just updated their AR browser.  Available in the Android Market today,

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T-Mobile Announces $199 myTouch 4G Slide for July

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide has officially gone from rumored to confirmed, thanks to a late night press announcement.  If there’s one thing that this $199.99 handset ($50 mail-in-rebate) has, it’s