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Dual-Core HTC Sensation 4G Announced for T-Mobile [VIDEO]

The Pyramid is no longer a rumored Android phone. HTC took to the stage today in the UK to unveil their latest and greatest handset, the dual-core Sensation 4G for

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HTC EVO 4G and HTC Thunderbolt Receiving Gingerbread by End of Q2?

HTC is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world and they are offering some amazing devices, especially in the USA.  Recently at CES, Verizon Wireless officially announced their

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Esurance Mobile Comes to Android

Esurance recently joined the likes of Progressive and Geico in announcing a mobile application for Android.  The free title runs on any device with 2.1 or 2.2 and provides users

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Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Intercept to Receive Froyo in the Coming Weeks

Virgin Mobile is one of the largest pre-paid networks in the USA. They are offering a few Android powered devices, and the Samsung Intercept is one of them. The Virgin Mobile version of the Intercept is the same that has been released on Sprint, but with one glaring difference, the Sprint version has already been updated to 2.2. There was word back in January that Virgin Mobile will launch Android 2.2 for Intercept in few months, and it looks like the time is here. Virgin Mobile has officially announced that Samsung Intercept will receive Android 2.2 Froyo in the coming weeks.

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Verizon Droid Incredible 2 Press Shots Leaked

HTC announced some new devices at the Mobile World Congress this year, of which the Incredible S looked to be the most promising device. We know that the Incredible S

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Get a Better Look at Sony Ericsson Acro

The folks at XPERA Blog have come across an image of the Sony Ericsson Acro which gives us a much better look at the forthcoming device.   Initially uncovered last

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INQ Launches the Cloud Touch Facebook Handset

Engadget is reporting today that INQ has launched the Cloud Touch handset in the UK, firing the first shot in what is sure to be the “Facebook Phone Wars”. While HTC is preparing to release two handsets that have dedicated Facebook buttons this summer, INQ decided to beat the “quietly brilliant” company to the punch. The INQ Cloud Touch is an entry level handset, powered by Android Froyo and a 800 MHz processor. A quote from the Engadget article:

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Send Anonymous Tips to Crime Stoppers with TipSubmit [VIDEO]

CrimeReports and TipSoft have teamed together to release a new free Android application which provides users with the ability to anonymously report crimes. The app, TipSubmit Mobile, augments tools already

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Livio Releases Car Internet Radio App for Android

Thanks to an enormous amount of pressure from the Android faithful, Livio Radio has dropped an Android app in the market today.  Available in both free and paid iterations, the

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ShapeService’s IM+ v4.0 Adds Support for Push Notification

The all-in-one instant messaging application that is IM+ has just seen a sizable update, bringing it to v4.0. The app, available in both free (ad-supported) and Pro ($4.99) editions, lets

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Verizon to Launch 16 GB Motorola XOOM?

If a leaked internal Verizon screenshot is to be believed, it looks like Motorola is working on a more affordable 16 GB model of the  Motorola XOOM for the carrier.

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Hasbro to Bring Their Characters to Life on Android

As a dad with kids who are as fascinated as I am with cool electronic toys, I am always on the lookout for apps that they can play and interact with as an alternative to just using them for gaming. During my morning rounds of the press releases for the day, I came across a presser from Hasbro and Ruckus Mobile Media, talking about how the two are coming together to bring characters from Hasbro like Tonka Chuck, My Little Pony and Transformers Prime to Android devices.

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UK to get Galaxy S 2 May 1

It has been interesting to see the release process for the Galaxy line of devices from Samsung, releasing first in the UK and other overseas destinations (excluding Japan and China which seem to get all the cool toys first). Samsung has announced today that they are keeping in that tradition by reporting via press release that they will be releasing the Galaxy S 2 on May 1st in the UK. Successor to the very popular line of Galaxy handsets, the S 2 brings with it more processing power via a dual core processor, plus an upgrade to the Super AMOLED screens, called Super AMOLED Plus. As far as the flavor of Android, we know it is Gingerbread, but it is sure to be “touchwiz-ed” out.

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NDrive 11 Announced With Significant Improvements, Enhancements [CONTEST]

Earlier this week NDrive announced the next iteration of their navigation system, NDrive 11. Looking like a brand new title altogether, the app features new menus, buttons, and symbols. Further,

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Toshiba Android Tablet Coming Soon to Best Buy

2011 is the year of tablets, with a lot of big companies bringing good tablets to the market. Joining PC makers like Acer and ASUS is Toshiba, with a new tablet officially