Best Buy Offering G2 Pre-Sales NOW

Getting excited over the upcoming G2 from T-Mobile but don't want to wait for the pre-order later this month? Head to your local Best Buy and put your name on one. The national retail giant is offering T-Mobile's next super phone for $199 with a two-year service agreement.

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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to end up with around 17.7 percent market share, Android will trail only Symbian in terms of reach.  It should be pointed out that ...

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Motorola “Stingray” Android Tablet Pops Up in Verizon’s Internal Inventory

The rumored Motorola MZ600 Android tablet has surfaced it again.  According to the team over at Phandroid, the tablet appeared in Verizon’s inventory showing demo, dummy and official versions.  This means that the device is a possible go for next year, but obviously nothing is official ...

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Developer’s Spotlight: Smart Lock 2.0′s David Shellabarger

The Android community is growing and becoming quite impressive.  A very large, and huge part of that community are Android’s army of developers.  It is because of this and the role that they play, that we will be featuring developers as often as we can in our very own Developer’s ...

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Join us tonight for AGTN!

Tonight, starting at 9:00 PM CST, the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast will take center stage to bring you some of the best Android entertainment out there!  We will talking MANY different things Android this week, including: Louis Gray from my6sense will be joining us to talk about the ...

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Google Maps 4.5 Hits Android Market with Walking Navigation Beta

Folks with Android 1.6 or higher on their handsets should be seeing the familiar Android Market update notification.  Google has rolled out yet another update to their increasingly awesome Maps application.  This time around (v4.5) Google has meshed the previously available walking directions ...

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DEBUNKED: Verizon Bing Deal Not as Bad as Initially Thought

Okay, so the rumor about Verizon’s intention to block Google Search in favor of Bing can be put to bed.  Business Insider has confirmed the details of the arrangement with a Microsoft representative.  What’s the deal?  Bing will come loaded on a handful of phones, but will not be ...

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Updated Google Voice App Hits Android Market, Adds Two Widgets

You know that fancy new Google Voice app that comes built into the T-Mobile's forthcoming G2? The one with the cool looking widgets? Well, Google is making it available today to existing Android users.

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The Ticker (September 9)

Welcome back to another round of Android stuff worth mentioning that might not make make its own post. Many of these bullet points come from you guys through twitter, Facebook, and email and make for interesting reads. Some work better for developers or heavy enthusiast while others are more ...

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NOOK for Android Adds New Features in 2.2 Release

Barnes & Noble has just announced another update to their popular NOOK application for Android. This marks the third release in just seven short weeks. NOOK runs on Android devices at 1.6 or higher and provides full access to the Barnes & Noble eBookstore which has more than one million ...

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Uncovering a Slew of Samsung Trademarks

As some of you guys may know, I love to dig through the US Patent and  Trademark Office for any clues as to potential handsets.  While some like to trudge around in the FCC, I spend my time looking for any trademarks for to things that might make for a cool sounding Android phone.  Late... Read More

T-Mobile G2 Confirmed, Pre-Sale Starts This Month

T-Mobile has just pushed out the official press release for the true successor to the groundbreaking G1.  Unfortunately, they didn’t drop any actual release date or pricing on us.  However, they did confirm a handful of rumored details and unveil a couple of new goodies.  Among the new ...

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Early Android 2.2 Build for Acer Liquid Leaked

While we haven’t heard much about the Acer Liquid as of late, it is still definitely being supported by the folks over at Acer.  That said, they are currently in the process of testing Android 2.2 for the Acer Liquid.  It was during this very testing (no we don’t know what phase), ...

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Nexus One Developer Phone Back In Stock!

It’s back! The Nexus One, which sold out in August, is back in limited supply.  So if your interested you better get on it, because who knows how long they will last in the Google Developer Store.  I fully expect to write a story again in the coming weeks about how the phone is sold... ...

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Quick Look at the Four R2D2 Droid 2 Live Wallpapers [VIDEO]

After playing with the recently leaked R2D2 Live Wallpapers that hit the internet today, I wanted to share them with you. I threw together a very fast, one take video that showcases each wallpaper. The 5-minute clip you see below will give you a good idea as to the level of customization and ...

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