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Minecraft Arrives as Xperia PLAY Exclusive

The popular time obliterating game known as Minecraft has finally arrived on Android today as part of an Xperia PLAY exclusive release. Ironically, the game which is only limited by

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Sprint Partners with Swype to Offer Nexus S 4G First Crack at Latest Release

Sprint and Swype have teamed up to offer Nexus S 4G owners the first chance to download and install the newest release of the popular keyboard alternative. Rolling out to

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ION Mobile Combines Travel Assistance with Offers and Rewards

Sionic Mobile announced the recent release of their ION Mobile application, giving frequent flier and penny savers a two-for-one app.  Available for Android 2.1 and above (tablets too), ION provides

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed

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HTC Ruby, Samsung Hercules Tipped for October 26 Launch

A leaked internal T-Mobile presentation slide has provided what looks to be solid evidence of release date for two of the carrier’s next big Android releases.  According to the back-to-school

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Steve Kondik Not Purchased by Samsung, Will Maintain a Leadership Role at CyanogenMod

We were hit with some pretty substantial Android news this evening as we were prepping to go live with our latest podcast.  If you were awake last Monday night you

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It’s Unanimous – Android Partners ‘Welcome’ the Google and Motorola Deal [UPDATE]

If you thought that other Android players would be upset of the news of Google acquiring Motorola this morning, then you’d be wrong. At least initially.  Early press quotes indicate

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A Single Shriek of Excitement can be Heard as Kyocera Announces “Summer of Free Apps” Promotion for Echo Users

Kyocera would like to say thank you to the 13 year old boy in NJ who accidentally bought a Kyocera Echo after mistaking it for a limited edition Nintendo DS

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Samsung GT-I9210 Might be the Celox, Might Look Like This

A pair of recent rumors seem to be converging around an upcoming dual-core Android phone out of the Samsung camp known as the Celox.  We heard on Wednesday of last

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up 8-15-11

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

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HTC Begins Offering Instructions to Unlock Bootloader for Sensation (EU)

As expected, HTC has begun offering up instructions to explain how to unlock the bootloader for the European version of the Sensation. The move comes sooner than expected and the

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Droid Incredible Owners will be Happy to Hear Gingerbread is Coming

Droid Incredible owners were dealt a depressing blow last week when rumors began circulating that their beloved device wouldn’t be receiving Gingerbread. Well guess what? The rumors were wrong and

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Dutch Retailer Lists, Then Pulls HTC Vigor

A Dutch online retailer was recently found to have briefly listed the HTC Vigor with hardware specs before subsequently pulling it down.  According to the details listed on The Phone

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Motorola DEFY+ Announced for Asia, Europe and Latin America

The DEFY+ has gone from rumored to official this morning as Motorola Mobility has unveiled the near-rugged phone for Asian, European, and Latin American markets.  Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread, the

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NFC-Ready HTC ‘Stunning’ Gets Lost in Translation

Rumors for HTC’s first near field communications-ready handset began swirling last week with findings of a few Trademark applications with NFC ties.  Shortly after that, whispers of a phone known