AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 30-Feb 4

It’s time for the AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup! We covered a lot of news last week, so let’s get to it! Devices that caught our attention: The NookColor, which is apparently being taken off B&N shelves for 2 weeks, due to the need for a “company-wide stock count” HTC ...

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Vodafone To Get Nexus S

We just got a press release from Vodafone, and it's sure to make a lot of customers across the pond pretty happy. Vodafone is working with Google and Samsung to start selling the Nexus S.

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AppBrain Fast Web Installer Functional Again

Good news AppBrain fans! The 3rd party market that actually allows you to search Android apps with some kind of filtering system is reporting on their blog that their "fast web installer" utility is now working again after a Market update broke it. There are some limitations however, a quote ...

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XOOM Consumer Site Goes Live

Whether or not you think that the new Honeycomb powered Motorola XOOM is overpriced or not, there are a lot of people excited about the unit.

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Google IO registration

I'm still sitting in my chair, shaking. I haven't feel this way since I bought my lucky ticket to see Rolling Stones back in 2005. Yes, I did it - I will go to Google IO 2011! But why in age of the "cloud" it had to be such an awful, painful experience?

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Xperia Play to be Officially Announced Feb. 13

Rumors of a PlayStation phone have swirling for months, and more recently we learned it will be called the Xperia Play and saw a fairly thorough hands-on with the device. Yet it has not been officially announced. But now, Sony Ericsson has taken to their Facebook page to say that the official ...

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New Pics of Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

We'd heard that Sony Ericsson would be announcing several phones in addition to the Xperia Play at the Mobile World Congress this month, and today opened our inbox and found a bunch of pictures of one of those handsets, the Xperia Neo.

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Inventory Leak Shows HTC Flyer, Desire 2, Pyramid, LG Optimus 3D and Star Tab

What a drop this one is. We're hearing from FoneArena that some inventory shots have leaked, and it's quite a load. We can see the HTC Flyer, Pyramid, and Desire 2. On the LG side of things, there's mention of an LG Optimus 3D, as well as something called the "Star Tab".

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What You Missed on Last Night’s AGTN!

We had another great show last night on the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast! Here are the highlights from the show last night: We talked with Meredith Flynn-Ripley, the CEO from Heywire and a fellow Bostonian to Ray!  She talked about her app for social communication.  Free texting ...

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Fring Updates Android App

In a posting on their blog, Fring has announced that they have updated their Android application to improve the quality of video and regular calls using their service. The above video is the app running on the Nexus S, which touts "enhanced" support with Fring.

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AndroidMarketZOOM Takes a Deep Look into the Success of the Android Market in 2010

AndroidZOOM has put together an interesting pdf, which is chockfull of 2010 Android Market statistics and challenges for 2011. The report showcases the vast growth that the Market has seen over the past year including number of apps, submitted, ratio of paid and free apps, and most downloaded apps.

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Are Sites Like AppBrain in Danger From the New Android Web Market?

Since we have seen the launch of the new web based Android Market, questions have surfaced about 3rd party app markets like our beloved AppBrain. Will they survive? Will they be forced out of relevancy? Can they continue to grow? According to Mathijs Vogelzgang, developer for AppBrain.com, ...

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Barnes and Noble to Stop Selling the Nook Color for Two Weeks

Barnes and Noble are pulling their entire stock of Nook Colors off the shelves for the next two weeks in preparation for a Froyo launch, according to the official line.

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Michigan Best Buy Leaks Launch Date of XOOM, Thunderbolt on Facebook Page

Does one Best Buy's Facebook update speak for the entire chain of stores? Will we see the XOOM in three short weeks?

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Intuit’s GoPayment Among First Mobile Payment Apps Optimized for Honeycomb

Already a great mobile payment option for Android users, things look to get even better with the advent of Honeycomb. Intuit recently began promoting and demonstrating an Android 3.0 version of the app which promises added features.

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