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EVO 3D Launch on the Fourth Week of June

Android Central recently picked up on an interesting advertisement in Sprint’s Playbook. Along with the fact that it’s advertising the HTC EVO 3D, the headline of the ad mentions a “Fourth Week

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Meet the ASUS Padfone

According to Android Central, today at the Computex Conference, ASUS unveiled their latest creation, the Padfone. The Padfone offers a very unique design, being a tablet/phone hybrid. The concept is

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Asus Transformer to Get Android 3.1 Update Tomorrow

Asus has just announced via their Facebook page that the popular Transformer tablet will be getting an Android 3.1 FOTA update tomorrow, as in, May 31. This announcement comes hot off

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HTC Making New Nexus Device to Compete With LG?

Andy Rubin let it slip a few weeks ago that Google was working on another Nexus device, this one to be the first device to run Ice Cream Sandwich, which essentially brings Honeycomb to both tablets and phones, with each device getting the assets and features that fit it best. We first heard whispers that LG would be the manufacturer of this new Nexus device (some referred to it as the Nexus 3), but now we’re learning that HTC also has a hand in the proverbial cookie jar.

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OpenFeint Games Continue Rocketing Skyward, Tops 460 Titles

OpenFeint and their cross-platform games are practically keeping pace with Android’s growth, adding new titles at a rapid clip.  As of today, the selection of OpenFeint games has eclipsed 460,

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NVIDIA Shows Off Quad-Core Power of Kal-El with ‘Glowball’ Demo [VIDEO]

NVIDIA has released a video demonstration which shows off how powerful and beautiful their new Kal-El platform can truly be. Hit the break and watch the four minute clip of

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Google Music App Updated

The Google Music app was recently updates to version 3.0.1. In this new update, users can now delete songs stored on the SD card. Some bug fixes were included as

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Disitmo Report Shows Android Market Could Be Doing Much Better For Itself

The Android Market is exploding  at a terrific rate, adding apps and games at an almost exponential rate.  And with 400,000 Android devices being activated every day, things couldn’t be

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The Wall Street Journal App Shows Android Phones Some Love

Tablet-less Android users may remember the Wall Street Journal’s puzzling decision to release their app exclusively for tablets back in November, and thus alienate the majority of mobile users who

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TouchType Drops SwiftKey X Beta into Android Market

TouchType is releasing a new keyboard app into the Android Market today with their SwiftKey X Beta (expected any time). If you’ve ever played with any previous beta releases of

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Verizon Releases the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Xperia Play

Just a reminder that the LG Revolution, Droid X2, and Sony Ericsson Xperia Play are all available from Verizon as of yesterday. One of these devices fits just about everyone.

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly

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Score One for the Good Guys – HTC to Reverse Locked Bootloader Decision

‎”There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,” Peter Chou, CEO of HTC

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Lookout to be Featured on CNBC Tonight!

Exciting news just came to our inbox here at Android Guys. One of our favorite companies that we have interviewed, Lookout, is going to be featured in a documentary tonight on CNBC. The show is called “Code Wars, America’s Cyber Threat”, it is a feature about cyber security.

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Google Wallet Ushers in New Era of Commerce

The future of commerce was unveiled today as Google, FirstData, Sprint, Citi, and MasterCard announced Google Wallet.  Confirming many of the recent rumors, the service is rolling out across select markets