Rhetorical Questions: Carriers and Their Android Endeavors

Plenty of questions come to mind when it comes to the various carriers and their Android endeavors.  Some  seem to get it right more often than not while others have been playing from behind (ahem, AT&T)  since day one.  Others seem to really want to the platform to help push them over the ...

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Android Activations and How They Break Down

Google states that there's over 500.000 Android activations every day, but where do they get that number from? That's what I'm trying to find out in this article.

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Tag Heuer’s Link Phone Brings Hefty Price Tag of $6,712

Are you the flashy type? Tag Heuer has just announced their first phone, the Link. I’ll start by saying this phone retails for $6,712. Yes, that’s six thousand, not six hundred. So what could be so special about this phone that it costs nearly seven grand, you ask? Well, lets talk about the ...

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Sprint to Continue Evo 3D Bloatware Policy With Future Devices

It would seem that one of the carriers has finally heard the cry for no bloatware, as Sprint is planning to continue the policy of allowing users to remove bloatware apps on future devices. This all started with the Evo 3D, when Sprint gave owners the option of uninstalling bloatware, such as ...

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EVO Shift Getting Gingerbread AS PROMISED! (is the rapture happening?)

Well color me impressed, there is a mobile carrier out there that has actually met it's self imposed and promised deadline to bring an OS update to and Android device.

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Tuesday Blues: HTC Desire Not Getting Official Gingerbread

It's a sad day for Desire users, as HTC has announced that they aren't able to bring any Gingerbread love to their beloved Sense device. You can read a quote from HTC below, but it basically says that there's not enough ROM on the device to hold both Gingerbread and HTC Sense efficiently.

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First Custom ROM Available for the XOOM!

Well it’s been quite a wait, but finally the first custom ROM for the Motorola Xoom is available.  You’ll have to head over at the XDA developers forum to grab it – thank member bigrushdog while you’re there. Team Tiamat (the same guys that brought us those blistering ...

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Oracle Trying to get 50% of Android’s ad Revenues

We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android's beginning, Google decided to ...

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Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! Drop Snap VS. all Competitors!

Recently, good friends of Android Guys, Chris Soyars and Martin B. (chrissoyars and optedoblivion) released a handy app called Drop Snap. The app automatically uploads images taken on your Android phone to your dropbox account with no muss and no fuss. Take a picture and BAM, your photo ...

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T-Mobile G2’s Gingerbread Update Release Imminent?

G2 owners! It really looks like 2.3 Gingerbread update you've been waiting for is almost here! TmoNews is reporting that G2 owners, whom have ordered replacement phones, have gotten their new G2s with Gingerbread already pre-installed! On top of that, a leaked HTC document (as seen below) ...

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What’s the Deal with BatteryGuard?

One of our readers recently opened the browser on his Android phone to check his Yahoo! email account when something strange happened.  A pop-up appeared over his browser screen advising that his battery was losing charge too quickly, then directing him to “upgrade to keep the battery for ...

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MSI Debuts 10-inch Android Tablet with $299 Price Tag

Taiwan-based Micro-Star International (MSI) is at Computex this week where they have unveiled a pair of new Android tablets – the WindPad Enjoy 10 and Enjoy 7.  As you can probably guess, one is a 10-inch model while the other is 7-inches.  Each are expected to begin shipping to retailers ...

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Ubuntu Ported To the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II isn't even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4" screen), so I decided to ...

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with E Ink Pearl technology and a a “best-in-class” battery life, with 2-month stand by time. The new NOOK ...

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No Movies For You!

I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a "Rayge Against the Machine" segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone ...

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