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    FreedomPop offers BYOD
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    • 24 Apr, 2014

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    FreedomPop on Thursday announced the availability of the HTC EVO 4G. Joining the Samsung Galaxy ...

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    Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch

    It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the ...

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    XCOM: Enemy Unknown is coming to soon to Google Play
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    • 24 Apr, 2014

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    XCOM just took to their Twitter page to announce that the awesome game that is XCOM: Enemy ...

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    Sony background defocus app released to the Play Store
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    • 24 Apr, 2014

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    Sony have today released a new version of their app which allows users to defocus the ...

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    HD Widgets 4 enters beta; full release expected in May
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    • 23 Apr, 2014

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    HD Widgets is slated to roll out a 4.0 release as soon as May 1 says the developers, Cloud.TV. ...

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The Perfect Mobile OS Deserves the Perfect Phone. This Is It.

I loved the Palm OS, but the honeymoon faded quickly.  Same story with Windows mobile.  I had high hopes for the gargantuan in Redmond’s foray into the mobile world only to be disappointed.  It wasn’t long before I was looking for something better.  Android is a different story. We are ...

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Android Will Make Verizon Relevant

Wired Gadget Lab recently said what a lot of people are thinking: Why does Verizon “have the worst smartphones?” Verizon’s take? “Customers don’t care about phones. They care about the network and our network is the best.” Ok, so they didn’t really say ...

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Google Wave Being Released to Beta Testers Tomorrow

CNN is reporting that Google is getting ready to release a beta build to 100,000 testers this Wednesday.  Google Wave has been a highly anticipated app from the search giant, and is a program that is reported to have some Android connectivity as well. What is Google Wave?  The following is ...

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Was Google’s Hand Too Heavy?

AndroidGuy was formed in the backroom of a T-Mobile retail store in early November 2007. I, along with Scott and a few others were giddy about the prospect of owning a mobile device with little to no restrictions. We would be able to run any flavor of the Android platform that we so desired ...

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ODROID Pre-Orders Announced for Korean Developers, Limited to 300

A platform development version of the ODROID device was announced for preorder in Korea today. Limited to Korean developers, there only 300 units up for grabs.  The ODROID development device sells for roughly $320 US dollars.  Today’s event was hosted by Korean blog Aesop.   Preorders ...

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T-Mobile Starts the Countdown for Cliq Pre-Orders

In terms of hype, nothing beats an actual launch date for a new flagship phone.   Pre-order dates come close, but what happens until then?  What are we fanboys and fangirls to do until we have something to sign up for?  A recent trend is putting up countdown timers for pre-sales and orders ...

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Motorola Cliq Box Leaked

The box artwork for the upcoming Motorola Cliq has been unearthed, thanks to a Leakdroid tipster.  Looking very sexy in the black box, potential customers will see some of the more popular apps to come preloaded on the handset.  All of the MOTOBLUR integrated apps are featured prominently on ...

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Is Rooting Overrated?

UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, it might have been more appropriate to title this piece “Are Custom ROMs Overrated” instead.  We hope you will sting the piece enjoyable nonetheless. I decided some time ago that I would root my phone after an app came in the market ...

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Playing Catch Up?

So… it’s clear to many of us (especially given that they’re the only provider in the U.S. offering android phones at the moment) that T-Mobile has being playing a bit of catch-up to get their 3G network up and running. This has just left me sad and disappointed being that I’m a T-Mobile ...

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1-800-FLOWERS.COM Adds Android to Platform Portfolio

The biggest name in online florists has announced a downloadable storefront app for Android, thanks to a mobile strategy based on Digby’s Mobile Commerce Suite Platform.  This version follows in the footsteps of the web client as well as iPhone and BlackBerry apps. 1-800-FLOWERS.COM is ...

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Have Android Will Travel

This is the first week I have traveled with my iPod and not used it at all thanks to my G1 and the myTouch 3G.  As posted in a previous article I have an extended battery for the G1 so it has an actual standby of a week now and after watching several movies the... Read More

Fight the Fights Worth Fighting For

More is at stake with mobile devices than the ability to run YouTube videos. If you are going to go to war, fight a fight worth fighting for. More in today's rather opinionated episode of Building 'Droids!

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Newbtorial: Adding Sounds to Your Android Phone

Hello Android users, I thought I would be a good exercise to run through how to create/add new ringtones, alarms, and notifications. It is very easy to add new sounds to your phone by following the steps below. Connect your phone to your computer via theUSB cable. Your phone will notify you ...

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Share Your Adventures with Moby Android

The first Android app from mobypicture has landed in the Android market.  Called Moby Android, it allows for users to share photos, videos, audio and text with friends, family and contacts.  All of the major social networking sites and services are represented including Facebook, Twitter, ...

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Google Responds [CYANOGATE '09]

You know something’s a pretty big deal when Google feels obligated to respond to a situation.  Such is the case with the recent situation going down between the Android team and Cyanogen.  Today sees Dan Morrill dropping by the official Developer blog to weigh in on the confusion ...

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