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Over The Air Update available for the Nexus S…already?

Ahhhh, it must be nice having a handset that Samsung acutally pays attention to.  We are getting work that Nexus S owners are getting an update already for their device.

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Surprise Delay for Google TV Causes a No-Show at CES

LG, Sharp, Toshiba, and Vizio were all set for the stage  to unveil their version of Google TV at the upcoming CES show.  Unfortunately, Google has pulled the plug for

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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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Get the Gingerbread Launcher On Your Froyo Device

Modaco’s Paul O’Brien has extracted the Gingerbread launcher out of the emulator ROM and made it available for all devices running Froyo. Combined with the Gingerbread-keyboard, this can give you a bit of an impression what Gingerbread is like.

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AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Join me as I recap the news we covered during the week of November 29-December 3!

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Hands on with the Gingerbread Keyboard!

I don’t think I can appropriately describe how much work it would take to pull me away from Swype. One handed, there is no better way to type. Period. I’m

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CyanogenMod 6.1.0 Stable Releases Falling From The Heavens

If you own a rooted Android device, chances are CyanogenMod is a familiar, perhaps even a common, almost “household” name.  I’ve personally rooted phones for the sole purpose of installing

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Kernel Update Utility Makes Flashing Kernels Easier

We’ve got some good news for notorious kernel flashers and the ones who just started flashing. XDA-member jkoljo has made a Windows tool that makes all the command-line stuff superfluous.

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Another Exploit Found in Android’s Web Browser

Another Android browser exploit (via PC World) has been revealed. Reported by Thomas Cannon, security expert, the exploit allows malicious web pages to download SD card content and various system

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HTC Legend Now Officially Supported By CyanogenMod

Rejoice folks, you don’t have to rely on vague ROM makers anymore, because a couple of months ago, CyanogenMod has added the HTC Legend to their officially supported devices list.

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Xperia X10 Gets Custom ROM With Stock Froyo [UPDATE]

This might be the perfect moments to sit down and sigh: “Finally…” After almost half a year of ridiculing Sony Ericsson for its hard-to-crack bootloader and speculating and dreaming about

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HTC Releases Source of Three Handsets

HTC has released the source code for the G2, MyTouch 4G and the Verizon Droid Incredible today in their Developer Center. The developing community will probably be very happy with those, making a good and stable root possible much easier. Please note: The source of the G2 is not meant for the Desire Z. The G2 is running stock Froyo, while the Desire Z is creamed with HTC Sense.

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sees Android Winning in the End

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.

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AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon team up to release the ISIS payment system!

Who watched Eric Schmidt yesterday as he waved around that unreleased phone? Yeah, it was running Gingerbread, but more importantly, it had NFC technology built in, and was demoed as that conference.

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Major Exploit in Google’s Android/PC Web Browsers!

IT Security-Researcher MJ Keith of Alert Logic has found an exploit in our beloved Android OS. This involves the use of an attack code “piggy backed” on a loading a