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RIM Trying to Make Their Playbook Tablet Capable of Running Android Apps?

Bloomberg is reporting that RIM (creators of the Blackberry) is working on making Android Apps run on their upcoming tablet debut, the Blackberry Playbook. While it is still a mystery of how, it is still an interesting topic and quite a controversial one for Android users.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Devices to See Netflix First

The days of waiting for streaming movies and television shows appears to be drawing to a close. Thanks to the performance and security in the Snapdragon platform, Android phones are set to see the service shortly.

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LG’s Optimus Pad Video Kicks Steve Jobs in the Face. Literally. [VIDEO]

LG comes out swinging with the latest Optimus video. Will the Honeycomb-powered Optimus Pad have enough appeal to dent Apple’s share of the tablet space?

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Huawei Says Hello to a Pair of New Android Devices at Mobile World Congress

Just like we expected, Huawei has a new IDEOS handset and a follow-up to the S7 tablet. Look for more details to come out of Barcelona tomorrow when the handset maker spills the official beans.

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ZTE Bows a Trio of Android Handsets at MWC

The Chinese handset maker has three Android phones up their sleeves. Until they are completely announced with a full host of specs, this is what is known so far.

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T-Mobile Announces Galaxy S 4G at $149.99 for February 23

Look for the successor to last fall’s Vibrant to drop on February 23rd carrying a limited-time price of $149.99 with contract.

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Sony Ericsson Announces Three Xperias: Play, Neo and Pro

In what was no surprise at all, Sony Ericsson officially announced the storied “PlayStation Phone,” the Xperia Play, at MWC on Sunday. We also could have guessed that we’d get official

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Samsung Shows Off Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung put all the rumors and leaks to rest today at MWC, officially showing off the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1. The Galaxy S II is being billed

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Xoom up for Preorder on BestBuy for Only… $1200?

The guys over at Engadget have gotten wind of a Best Buy preorder page for the Moto Xoom. The page has since been removed, but for a short period of time, the preorder price for the Xoom was $1,199. Yeah, we said $1,199.

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First LG Optimus 3D ‘Ad’ Uses Yoga to Demonstrate 3D Capabilities [VIDEO]

Curious about how to use a 3D handset? Where will it help you out in your daily lifestyle? LG has the answer for you with this one minute clip!

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Even More Rumored Samsung Galaxy S2 Specs on Eve of MWC 2011

On the eve of the annual conference, some final Galaxy S2 details have emerged. While mostly confirming previous rumors, a few tidbits differ from the rest.

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Each of us is $6 in Google’s Pocket; $10 in 2012

We all know that Google doesn’t make Android out of the goodness of its heart; it’s trying to make some money on the deal. And since it’s not selling the

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Gingerbread 2.3.3 Gives Developers NFC Read/Write Capabilities

In an post on the Android Developer Blog, the Android team announced an update to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.3, that gives the developers the option to both read and write to