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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Feb 21-26

The AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup is back, after a short hiatus! We covered a good chunk of news last week, so let’s jump right into it!

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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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A Peek at GeeksPhone Zero [VIDEO]

GeeksPhone, the little Spanish manufacturer that makes fully open, rooted-out-of-the-box Android phones, has posted a posted a short preview of their latest offering, the GeeksPhone Zero, which will be shown

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Barnes and Noble to Stop Selling the Nook Color for Two Weeks

Barnes and Noble are pulling their entire stock of Nook Colors off the shelves for the next two weeks in preparation for a Froyo launch, according to the official line.

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Review: T-Mobile G2

Two years and a few spare months have gone by since Google and T-Mobile partnered up to give us the world’s first Android phone, The HTC-built, T-Mobile G1. The G1 pioneered Android’s initial design, hardware and software alike. Tucked behind the 3.2inch LCD display, 528mhz processor, 192mb of ram, and 5-row keyboard was a infant mobile OS with exponential potential. The G1 led the first steps towards Android’s globalization. Over two years later, Google, T-Mobile, and HTC have come together once again to bring us the next generation of the G1…not surprisingly named the G2. The G2 gains a modern upgrade and design along with HSPA+ support, while retaining specific qualities that the G1 possessed, like the physical landscape qwerty keyboard. Evolution, or just a spec bump? Read along through this review to find out!

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 24-29

It’s time for the AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp! We covered a good bit of news last week, so let’s jump right into it.

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Honeycomb Running on NookColor

The Barnes & Noble eReader has become a cost effective alternative to other Android tablets. Rooting the device allows for plenty of potential, including a working 3.0 version of Android.

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 17-22

Yep, it’s that time again. Time for the AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp, where I cover all the news we.. ahem, covered.. last week. So, let’s get to it! First, the devices

App Reviews

App Review: Rom Manager [VIDEO]

Thinking about flashing a new ROM? How about a theme? Chances are you googled it and were just too overwhelmed with all the steps. Thats where Rom Manager comes in, you can easily flash

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Nexus One and Nexus S Receive OTA Updates

Coming home from the office I was pleasantly interrupted by an update notification on my good ol’ Nexus One. Alas, turned out the update was numbered 2.2.2 so no Gingerbread

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Where Do We Stand in the Tech Ecosystem? [OPNION]

Fanboys, Enthusiasts, Enablers, Advocates, Supporters, Promoters, or whatever you decide to call yourself today. You are the tech guy (or gal). Those around you look to you for advice, support,

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Cook Up a Custom Froyo ROM for Your Captivate or Galaxy S

Cooking your own custom ROM may seem quite complicated at the first glance, we’ll post a guide about the complicated side soon as well, but this kitchen for the Galaxy S and the Captivate makes your life a lot easier.

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UPDATE: RealPlayer Android App Updated

We’ve just gotten word from the team behind the RealPlayer Android app that they’ve released an update for said app. Since we last reported on it in June, it’s come out of beta form and entered the Android Market.

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Battery Life: It’s Holding Your Android Back

With CES behind us and CTIA fast approaching, one begins to think about the laundry list of impressive features being added to android handsets and tablets. Dual-core, HD display, HDMI, Wifi hotspot, 3D, Near Field Communication, ‘4G’…the list goes on and on. All features that you want, and need, on your android. Mobile technology and the android operating system have been growing at an amazing pace – think of how far we’ve come from October 2008. From Cupcake to Gingerbread: 5 different versions of android in just over two years – a new version every 5.4 months. What’s left you ask? The mobile battery!

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The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently

To T-Mobile and Samsung that is.  Before I launch into my textual rant that has loving become known as “Ray-ging” (thanks to @technogasms), I need to put a disclaimer that