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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 uploads for safe keeping. Kind of like an eyefi for your Android device.

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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) further pushes the notion that we are getting very close to an OTA rollout.

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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

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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

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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 port Ubuntu to the Galaxy S II.

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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

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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 reading this blog), who have rooted devices will not be able to rent movies on the shiny new offering from Google in the Android Web Market.

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Rumor: HTC Testing a Female-Centric Android Handset

Word on the street is that HTC is conducting a focus group with female users, trying to put together a knockout Android phone targeted at the ladies.  According to ThisIsMyNext,

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An Early Glimpse at the G2X with Official Gingerbread Build

While we know our friends on the Cyanogenmod team have entered into nightlies for the G2X, many people who are not either into or able to root their devices have been wondering when they will see their shiny new G2X devices receiving Gingerbread in an official way. The answer may be sooner than later.

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Manually Install Android 2.3.4 on Your T-Mobile Nexus S

Who wants to wait around for those “next few weeks” to come and pass so that they can get Android 2.3.4 on their Nexus S?  If we know the mentality

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Why Wait? Grab AT&T’s HSUPA For Your Atrix 4G Now!

Rooted Motorola Atrix 4G owners will be happy to know that they can grab AT&T’s HSUPA data speeds for themselves.  Rather than waiting around for the carrier to enable the

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Cook Your Own Theme in the Ultimate Online Theme Kitchen

Let’s say you have a rooted Android handset and get the itch to build your own theme because your ideas are better than what anyone else is doing.  The problem

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Motorola Jumps on the Unlocked Bootloader Bandwagon

Motorola, long considered the least friendly manufacturer to those who’d like to mod their phone, has indicated that they may begin including unlocked bootloaders across their Android product line later

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Get the Optimus 2X Clock/Weather Widget on Your Phone

The folks over at GetAndroidStuff have managed to grab the Daily Briefing widget from the new LG Optimus 2X. This widget displays a clock, weather, news, and your day’s schedule. LG

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Future Samsung Devices not to Have Locked Bootloaders!

Today is a good day for ROM flashers who intend to buy a new Samsung device. Supercurio’s source says that the future Samsung devices will not use a locked bootloader,