Verizon Schedules Conference for December 1 to Detail 4G LTE Network Launch

If you have been watching television over the last few days, you may have seen the commercial (After the break) teasing the new 4G LTE network from Verizon. As much excitement as the ad might generate, we don't know how the network will roll out, nor when. Verizon looks to set the table for ...

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Google Shopper updates brings search filters, featured lists

Google has announced in a blog post that their Google Shopper application is being updated to version 1.3. Google Shopper was much more popular than originally expected, and it's about to get even better. According to Daniel Switkin, the Senior Software Engineer for Google Shopper, the new ...

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Rumor: Droid Incredible HD Could be Very High Resolution, LTE, and More

A few tweets from a Verizon LTE engineer may provide new details on the upcoming Droid Incredible HD.

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HTC Wildfire Coming to the States via Alltel, Others

Looking for a budget Android device that's worth your money and still looks cool? Than you're looking for the HTC Wildfire.

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VOTE NOW! What’s Your Thought on Android Market Alternatives?

As Android continues to grow, so does the number of players entering the app distribution game.  A few of today’s current alternatives include GetJar, SlideME, AppBrain, and OnlyAndroid.  Looking forward, we are hearing about app stores from bigger players like Verizon, Motorola, Amazon, ...

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Altek Leo Official with 14MP Camera

Taiwanese digital camera maker Altek, has announced the release of their 14-megapixel Leo handset. According to Altek, and our exhaustive memory, this marks the first device to feature such a high resolution camera.

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Verizon CEO Talks Android Tablets and LTE Phones

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam is doing his part to rally excitement for Android phones and tablets. Big Red’s boss was recently at the Reuters Global Technology Summit where he divulged a few goodies. What kind of goodies? How about Motorola, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics working on ...

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T-Mobile’s Carrier Billing Offers Alternative for Paid Apps

T-Mobile started pushing out an update to the Android Market which allows customers to choose their billing method for paid applications.  Rather than using Google Checkout, users can opt to have these costs added to their T-Mobile account. If you are a T-Mobile customer, you can expect to get ...

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CWAC’d Up: Alternative Adapters

Android's ListView can hold rows of widely-varying content, but setting those up can be a chore...unless you have help. Learn about two CommonsWare Android Components, SackOfViewsAdapter and MergeAdapter, that will help with this, in today's episode of Building 'Droids!

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Launcher Dock Widget Offers a Folder Alternative

Launcher Dock is a new widget developed by Bratag for those who have the latest cupcake release on their Android phone.  We’ve seen a handful of news and system setting widgets pop up on the Android Market since the introduction of cupcake, but Launcher Dock is the first to give users an ...

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Even T-Mobile Thinks the Android Market Needs Better Filters

Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things could (and should) be done, he stated, “Users have a hard time searching through that long tail.” Brodman ...

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LG Unveils World’s First LTE Chipset

LG Electronics, a founding member of the Open Handset Alliance, announced today that it has independently developed the first handset chip based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology standards. In theory, the modem chip can support download speeds of 100Mbps with upload speeds of 50Mbps. ...

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Opera Mini 4.2 for Android is Decent Alternative

Yesterday saw the launch of Opera Mini 4.2 for Android.  We used to get pretty jazzed whenever there was a release of Opera Mini, especially in the days where we were stuck using Windows Mobile.  Now that Android is out and offers a great web browser, we’re not so excited.

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$399 SHIELD Tablet bundle packs great games, great controller, GRID

SHIELD Green Box

Just in time for last minute shoppers, NVIDIA is offering a SHIELD Holiday bundle which includes a 32gb LTE SHIELD, a controller, and NVIDIA’s GRID gaming service.  The bundle will cost $399 dollars and the sale starts tomorrow, Dec. 20 and runs through midnight Dec. 24. SHIELD runs the ...

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Hangouts Dialer now actually identifies itself as a dialer app

Hangouts Dialer on the Moto X

In a recent update to the Hangouts Dialer app, Google has fixed one of its biggest problems: the inability to make a phone call through another app, such as Google Maps or SMS. Instead, this always defaulted to the built-in phone app. Now, when users make an attempt this action, they have the ...

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