AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 10-15

It's that time again! The AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp is back after a short absence. So, let's get to last week's news!

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Huawei Devices Introduces IDEOS X5 at CES

Huawei announced at the CES that they are expanding their IDEOS line with the X5 coming this year.  In Singapore, Hong Kong, and New Zealand, it’s coming this month, and later in the year for US carriers.  According to Businesswire, the X5 boasts: a 3.8 inch multiple touch screen with ...

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App Review: FlexT9 Keyboard

The Developer Says: “FlexT9 powered by Dragon is a four-in-one keyboard experience that puts you in the driver’s seat for communicating how you want – when you want. And only FlexT9 gives you the power to seamlessly switch between the Speak. Trace. Write. Tap. input modes as easily as it is to ...

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T-Mobile and LG Announce G-Slate 4G Honeycomb Tablet

With all the excitement surrounding tablets at CES, it’s no wonder everyone wants in on the action. T-Mobile has just announced via Twitter that it will be bringing the world its first 4G equipped Honeycomb tablet. Dubbed the G-Slate, this LG tablet will run Android 3.0 and be equipped ...

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Sprint Announces EVO Shift 4G and MiFi 3G/4G Hotspot

This baby has been getting a lot of press lately, and for good reason.  It’s a pretty amazing looking device. This morning, Sprint “officially” announced the EVO Shift 4G. They also threw in another nice little surprise–the MiFi 3G/4G hotspot.

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Get a Jump Start on Your New Year’s Resolution With These 30 Apps!

It's that time again where everyone starts making those promises to themselves. Next year, I'll lose 25 pounds. Or quit smoking. Or manage my money better. Or get back in church. Or... whatever. With the new year comes new resolutions. This time, stick to it longer than a week why don't ...

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Gingerbread Ported to the Galaxy S [VIDEO]

It looks like the Nexus S isn't the only Gingerbread phone in town anymore. Supercurio, who was also the first to root the Nexus S, has ported the ROM from the new Google flagship device to the Galaxy S.

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Us 2.0

After re-reading this post about Joshua Topolsky’s pitch for a “Continuous Client” and the with recent developments of Google’s announcements of Chrome OS and Android 2.3/3.0, I believe we are just on the edge of Convergence Overlook.  Google is creating two branches of ...

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HTC Evo 4G Adds More Bloatware, Non-Root Only

Sprint is Americas second provider when it comes to bloatware, just one step behind Verizon. It doesn't load it up with freaking Bing, but they do add all kinds of bloatware, no matter whether users think it's useful or not. But they do update their phones.

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EXCLUSIVE: BioLock To Bring True Biometric Authentication to Android [Video]

Many in the mobile community have heard the buzz surrounding an up-and-coming application called BioLock. Blue Planet Apps, the company behind BioLock, has been working tirelessly to bring the power and complexity of biometric authentication to the everyday mobile user. Under the leadership of ...

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Santa Knows You Want an Android Phone

There’s a really neat little service available from Google (Voice) that makes it possible for Santa to call your friends and family.  After filling out a quick form with information like names, relationships, favorite foods, and location, a recording is generated which can then be shared ...

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A Closer Look at Gingerbread’s Features [VIDEO]

t's a huge day for Google and Android. The latest release of the platform has just been announced, timed with the unveiling of the Nexus S from Samsung. Hearing that Gingerbread (Andr0id 2.3) is available is one thing, but seeing how it works for phones is another. Let's take a look at some ...

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Droid Incredible Handsets Receiving Software Update

For those of you toting the Droid Incredible from Verizon, be expecting an update.  This update will add on the V Cast Apps store (Don’t worry, the regular Market is still there!) and an updated version of Slacker Radio. There will also be updates for improvement with Yahoo E-Mail, Wi-Fi ...

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Samsung and Verizon Unveil Terribly Kept Secret That is the Continuum

Samsung and Verizon officially announced the latest in the Galaxy S series of phones yesterday with the new, exclusive Continuum. The dual-screen device packs much of the same heft as Verizon's other Galaxy S handset (Fascinate) with its 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 5-megapixel camera, and 8GB ...

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Happy 3rd Birthday, Android!

Today officially marks the third birthday of Android and the Open Handset Alliance.  It also happens to be the third anniversary of AndroidGuys.  What a long way we have both come!  Well, one is better known than the other, but that’s okay with us.  We’re betting not many of you ...

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