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Battery Issues Rumored as Reason for Thunderbolt Delays

Are 4G LTE and a large screen size crippling the life of the Thunderbolt? Will a firmware update fix things so we can get a launch date from Verizon? Let’s get this 4G war going!

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Enterproid Announces Android Business Environment for Personal Phones with ‘Divide’

Mobile startup announces a secure, cloud-based platform that brings a full suite of business apps to your personal phone. Tell your IT guy to keep the BlackBerry, you’ve got all you need with your Android.

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Why Was PhoneFusion Pulled from the Android Market?

Late last week, news broke that PhoneFusion’s Visual Voicemail app had been pulled from the Android Market by Google. Speculation has swirled since then about the reason why, but no explanation seemed to quite ring true. The extent of Google’s official statement is that “we remove applications from Android Market that violate our terms of service.”

However, after speaking with people with knowledge of the matter, we can rule a couple of speculative explanations out and take a stab at what’s likely the case. We’ll also see how Google could have avoided a lot of distress and bad press by handling the situation differently.

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Odd One Out: My 5 Minutes With the Motorola Xoom

Before I begin, I want to point out that this is an opinion piece, and does not necessarily represent the opinions of everyone here at AndroidGuys. In fact, I know

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4 HTC Devices to Get Gingerbread in Q2

Good ol’ HTC has confirmed that the Desire Z, Desire HD, Desire, and the newly announced Incredible S will all be getting some Gingerbread love soon enough.

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USA Today Drops Honeycomb-Optimized App into Android Market

We can add USA Today to the list of companies who have already released an Android 3.0-optimized application.  The news giant dropped their Honeycomb flavored app into the Android Market

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HTC Announce 2.2-Powered Merge for North American Carriers

HTC first CDMA world phone is coming to US carriers in the Spring of 2011. Running Android 2.2 and Sense UI, the phone features a 3.8-inch touch screen and sliding QWERTY.

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Grab Gingberbread for Your Nexus One Manually

Tired of waiting for those “next few weeks” to come to and end? Grab Gingerbread for your Nexus One and do it yourself.

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Googlers Getting Gingerbread on Nexus One, Are You?

Gingerbread is hitting Nexus One handsets around the world. For real. We have confirmation from a few Google employees who have already downloaded it. Have you?

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Sprint Suspends Epic 4G Froyo Update Over Multiple Issues

Citing multiple issues with force closing of apps and not recognizing the microSD card, Sprint it halting the 2.2 update.

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HTC Releases New, Updated Source Codes for Multiple Handsets

Modders and hackers can download the source code for various HTC phones, including the recent Inspire 4G.

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AGTN Taking the Week Off to Charge Back Up

The AGTNFTW cast had a very long weekend staying up all night at Pong for Hope! We are sad to say that there will be no Thursday night show this week. In

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Carrier Billing for Samsung Media Hub on Galaxy S 4G

As part of the Galaxy S 4G launch, Samsung has announced that movies and TV shows purchased through the Samsung Media Hub can be charged to users’ T-Mobile phone bill.

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Order Your Android Hexcode Rug from Dead Zebra!

Tie your room together with this rare, handmade Android rug. Designed by the Dead Zebra team, it is sure to impress your friends.

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Extended XOOM Ad Shows What Happens Inside That Robot Space Pod [VIDEO]

When we last left off, the poor unassuming guy was enveloped by the Motorola XOOM. What is going on inside that space pod?