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T-Mobile USA, Samsung Mobile Announce Pair of Wallet-Friendly Android Handsets

T-Mobile and Samsung Mobile have announced a pair of new Android smart phones today, with the introduction of the  low-cost Gravity SMART and Exhibit 4G.  Each runs well under a

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TI Unveils Dual-Core 1.8GHz OMAP4470 Processor

Texas Instruments unveiled a new applications processor this week at Computex, in the form of a dual-core OMAP4470.  Part of the OMAP 4 family, this new, dual-core1.8GHz chipset will amp

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EVO 4G to Get Gingerbread on June 6; Manual Updates Begin June 3

We know a lot of EVO 4G owners who will be excited to hear this next bit of news… Their beloved Sprint handset is expected to see its Android 2.3

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Might T-Mobile Again Look to Sharp for Next Sidekick? (UPDATE)

T-Mobile has offered plenty of Sidekick iterations over the years, most recently in the Sidekick 4G from Samsung.  One company who is no stranger to the Sidekick lineup, Sharp, may

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MSI Debuts 10-inch Android Tablet with $299 Price Tag

Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) is at Computex this week where they have unveiled a pair of new Android tablets – the WindPad Enjoy 10 and Enjoy 7.  As you can probably

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Make and Receive Captioned Calls with Hamilton Mobile CapTel

Hamilton CapTel announced today that they have released the Android version of their mobile application. Joining the likes of BlackBerry and iPhone, the free app lets users listen to or

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US Cellular Announces Two New Android Devices

If you are lucky enough to live in an area where US Cellular offers service, then there is good news on the Android front. US Cellular has announced that they are going to be releasing two new Android devices, the LG Genesis and the HTC Merge.

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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon Game Pack with More Than 100 Titles

Qualcomm has unveiled a new collection of games optimized for their Snapdragon processor family today in the aptly named Snapdragon Game Pack. Featuring more than 100 titles at launch, the

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Avoid that DUI with New Android App

There is a new app announced today from Lone Wolf Mobile that is designed to help a person know if they are too impaired from drinking to drive. Called “DUI kNOw! Stand”, the app uses the motion sensors inside your android device to see if you can keep your balance on one leg during a 30 second test.

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T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G Due By June 15

T-Mobile’s biggest and baddest Android phone to date, the Sensation 4G, is due in stores on or before June 15th.  The HTC handset runs Android 2.3 and features powerful specs

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Motorola Site Redesign Accidentally Outs Unannounced Products (Zaha, Slimline, Tracy XL, and XOOM 2)

Oops.  Motorola is more than likely spending the evening trying to get the proverbial toothpaste back into the tube tonight as four of their upcoming products were just outed.  Our

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There’s a Zombie on Your Lawn! Plants vs. Zombies Available Through Amazon Appstore

Brains… Flowers… Brains… Flowers… That’s one weird combo thrown into one even weirder game, Plants vs. Zombies. This popular tower defense game by developer PopCap Games has eluded Android for

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Exclusive: Flyscreen Gets Tablet Optimization

Flyscreen, the developers behind… well, Flyscreen, have pushed a new version of their Android lock screen application to the Market today.  As you can gather from the title of this

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Xperia Play Launches on O2 in the UK

If you have been waiting for the Xperia Play on O2 (a British network), wait no longer! Not only is it here in black, O2 even has an exclusive white edition for

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World Health Organization: “Cell Phones May Cause Cancer”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a study that points to cell phone radiation causing cancer. You can read the whole article on CNN here, but it’s a bit long.In a nutshell, they can’t be sure as of now, because they need more long-term studies to confirm it, but apparently the radiation that we get from holding our Android (or any other) phones up to our ears all day long is similar to a “very low-powered microwave oven”, in that it essentially cooks the brain.