Nielsen: Android is Most Popular Among Recent Smart Phone Buyers

The Nielsen Company has issued another report that shows Android’s growth continues to skyrocket.  According to their data, roughly one in three (32 percent) smart phones sold over the last six months were powered by Android.  Apple’s iOS  stayed practically still at 25 percent ...

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Rumor: 1.3GHz ZTE Phone Coming to Verizon

Late yesterday afternoon, the Boy Genius Report posted a quick blurb that might perk up your ears. According to their sources, Chinese handset maker ZTE is rumored to be working on some high end devices for Verizon.

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AT&T Adds to Android Arsenal with Trio of Motorola Devices – Bravo, Flipside, and Flipout

AT&T has announced three new Android handsets today, each coming from Motorola. Dubbed the Flipout, Bravo, and Flipside, they are each Android 2.1 phones with the latest release of MOTOBLUR user experience. And keeping with Motorola's track record, the phones carry unique form factors not ...

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LG Scraps Android 2.2 Tablet Plans

South Korean handset maker LG Electronics Inc said yesterday that they were calling off plans to launch an Android 2.2 tablet. According to an unnamed official, Android 2.2 'Froyo' is not the best platform for them to launch their first tablet on.

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Skype for Android Rolls Out to All 2.1+ Devices

Big news for Skype and Android users today as the service rolls out to anyone running 2.1 or higher on their handset. No longer exclusive to Verizon, it's now available to roughly 3 in 4 phones.

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Virgin Mobile Launches Samsung Intercept at Target Stores Nationwide

Virgin Mobile officially announced the availability and pricing of the Samsung Intercept today.  The Intercept will retail at Target Stores for a $249.99 price tag and should make it out to other retailers by mid-October. Hit the jump for the full press release.

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HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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G2 Now on Sale at Radio Shack, $149.99 on 2-Year Contract

Boom! Radio Shack now has your G2 for sale!  Staying true to it’s word about being the first to have the T-Mobile G2 for sale, Radio Shack now has the phone for you to purchase.  I just called my local Radio Shack in Albany, NY and they have five in stock! Anybody try their local... Read More

T-Mobile Announces HSPA+ myTouch Handset

Hot on the heels of their new G2 comes another T-Mobile handset with HSPA+ support. Announced as part of the myTouch series of phones, the latest device runs a 1GHz Snapdraogn processor and features a 3.8-inch touch display. Other details include 8GB pre-installed memory card, a 5-megapixel ...

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Amazon Sweetens the Pot for Developers, Waives $99 Fee

Amazon is doing their part to cozy up next to Android developers.  We recently saw the terms and conditions leak online which showed a $99 annual fee that devs were required to pay.  An email being sent out right now shows the online giant waiving the first year’s charges as a ...

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has posted a fully-functioning release dated September 21st.  Features include a GPS fix, Media Hub, JIT Compiler, the B&N ...

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Google Releases Customizable Version of ‘Car Home’ for Nexus One, Droid

Google has released a new version of their Car Home application for Android devices. Already awesome in the way it turns your devices into a personal navigator/assistant for your on the go needs, it gets better with customizable shortcuts.

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 risesto 33.4 ...

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G2 Hardware Issues Already Popping Up

Engadget is reporting that hardware problems are already popping up with the T-Mobile G2.  Two major issues seem to be happening.  The first issue is that some of the handsets appear to be shipping with loose hinges, which causes the screen to hang when turning the phone upside down.   In ...

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Google Acquires BlindType!

Ever wonder what happened to the company BlindType?  You know, the company that has the bad ass predictive keyboard (to see a demo click here).  Well Droid-Life is reporting that the company announced today that they have been acquired by the Big G, Google.  This is great news! See the official ...

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