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NOOK Color To Get App Store and Flash In April

It looks like NOOK Color users will soon have less of an incentive to root their devices. Come April, the NOOK is about to change in a pretty significant way.

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FCC Offical – “There is no way deal gets rubber stamped” in regards to AT&T/T-Mo Acquisition

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that an un-named FCC official commented off the record that there is “no way that they chairman’s office rubber-stamps this transaction.”  The source goes

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AT&T’s Inspire 4G gets HSUPA Blessing from FCC

The above image may not look like much to you, but it is a telling document that Engadget has gotten their hands on.  Telling in the fact that it is

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Confirmed: Google Launches In-App Billing for Developers to Test

We reported yesterday that Google was rolling out in-app purchases in developer dashboards according to a tweet from Hyperbees, and now we have official confirmation from the Android developer blog

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Sony Xperia X10 to Get Gingerbread

Good news for users who own the Sony Xperia X10 handset, according to a blog post on the Sony Ericsson Product Blog the handset is going to receive an update

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Gameloft Embraces Amazon’s Appstore… Srsly?!

It’s no secret that Gameloft is against the sales of their incredible collection of 3D games via Google’s Market. However, an interview with Reuters regarding their upcoming distribution plans is

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Get Your WiFi Xoom at Costco March 27th

If you needed a reason to join one of the many bulk shopping clubs in the world, this could be it.  Costco has listed the Xoom WiFi only version on

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RIM Playbook Confirmed to Run Android Applications

Boy Genius Report has received confirmation from RIM that the previously leaked info that the BlackBerry PlayBook will run Android applications.  This is a smart move on RIM’s part as

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Google: “No Honeycomb For You, at Least Not Yet”.

All of us Honeycomb maniacs are going to have to wait awhile for our favorite community developers to get their hands on the Honeycomb source from Google.  Businessweek reported yesterday

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In-App Purchases Coming Soon?

The above image is from a tweet from developer hyperbees, giving us a hint that perhaps that we are going to see in-app purchased go live soon, since they are

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HTC Opening “Scribe” Tech to Third Party Devs

While the jury may still be out for some concerning the upcoming HTC Flyer/EVO View 4G and it’s Scribe powered pen, there is some exciting news as HTC has decided

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HTC to Incredible S Users: NO ROOT FOR YOU!

Engadget is reporting this morning that the AndIRC team that has had some experience exposing the Thunderbolts locked bootloader and creating the root process has also identified the same lockout

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HTC EVO 3D First Look Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSuD45mRl_o[/youtube] We are going to let the video do the “talking” for us on this one.  What do you think of the latest EVO device?  3D a gimmick or here

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Catch.com Launches I Journal with Author Shawn Achor

Catch.com, developer of popular notepad app Catch Notes, announced that it has launched a new app called I Journal in partnership with self-help author Shawn Achor. I Journal is intended

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SwiftKey Tablet Wins CTIA E-Tech Award

We’ve just gotten a press release from the team behind the SwiftKey Tablet keyboard, and they’ve apparently won the CTIA E-Tech Award. We here at AndroidGuys would like to extend our congratulations to the SwiftKey team. If you’re not familiar with SwiftKey, it’s a virtual keyboard for Android that started out as an alpha keyboard. I myself was an alpha tester, and let me tell you that it’s come a long way from the public beta released last year.