Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review

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When Android first broke onto the main scene with the G1, QWERTY keyboards were all the rage. Device after device was released with a physical keyboard for several years, some good and some bad (cough Moto Backflip cough). We’ve seen a trend over the last year or two, in which QWERTY ...

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 7)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits, which for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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This Day in Android: Verizon announces $300 Droid Bionic (2011)

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What a difference a year makes, eh?  Can you believe that it was twelve months ago today that Verizon and Motorola announced that the Droid Bionic would be joining the carrier’s lineup one day later.  Priced at $299 it was hardly the phone we saw some nine months earlier at CES.  Details ...

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Amazon announces Kindle Fire HD family

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Amazon today confirmed that they Kindle Fire HD is a reality and it’s coming soon as the successor to last year’s Kindle Fire. The 7-inch 16GB Kindle Fire HD retails for $199 and ships on September 14 while a larger 8.9-inch model will run $299 and ship in November. The ...

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Motorola: ‘The new Motorola starts today’

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Motorola wants you to know that despite all the great stuff from the past few years (decades, really), they are just getting going.  Perhaps a result of the Google pairing, or possibly as a result of knowing how many patents they are sitting on, Motorola today promised that today is the start ...

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Amazon partners with Epix

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Amazon has not had much luck when it comes to competition in the movie-streaming business, but this might be changing in the near future because media-provider Epix is now becoming a partner with Amazon Prime. For $79 per year, users get the ability to stream content without additional monthly ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Sept 05)

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[dropcap1 variation="red"]T[/dropcap1]he guys over at AndroidZoom have released an official Android app called AndroidZoom: Apps Discoverer.  Previously available as a beta client, the app is designed to help users discover new titles, read reviews, and more. [dropcap1 ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps to save you money

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Time for another weekly dose of apps that you need to be checking out.  This time we opted to go for something less timely and unrelated to any social events and instead choose a category that’s always relevant. Who here doesn’t like to save a few bucks every once in a while?  You!? ...

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In Brief: Android stuff worth knowing (Aug 31)

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[dropcap1 variation="hotpink"]A[/dropcap1] new Kickstarter project called BERO is a 4” Google Android-inspired robot that runs on an open source app via Bluetooth.  Users can move the arms, head, make the robot dance to music and react to smartphone notifications.  Look for these to ship ...

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Behind the Curtain: A conversation with Stitcher

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You’ve probably learned this by now, but we’re huge fans of podcasts, talk radio, and other “educational” stuff that seems boring to the kids.  Thanks to a myriad of Android apps and platform capabilities, we’ve fallen deeper in love with that type of content. One ...

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Boost adds Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Galaxy Rush to lineup

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Boost Mobile has announced a pair of Android-powered smartphones from Samsung, both of which are due in September.  Each is a little different from the next and offers something unique to their pre-paid subscriber base.  Generally speaking, one could consider these two to be on the opposite end ...

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MetroPCS details new 4G plan, Android phone

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MetroPCS has unraveled a bunch of new “goodies” for it’s current and future customers! First on the list, and available as a promotion, is the carrier’s new 4G LTE.  Customers can get unlimited talk, texting, and 4G LTE data for $55/month for a single line. Families can ...

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Sony introduces Xperia SL

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Sony today introduced its next Android smartphone, the Xperia SL, however they weren’t quite ready to divulge its release date, pricing, or expected markets. Specifications for the Xperia SL are right in line with most of today’s Android handsets, and include a 1.7GHz Qualcomm ...

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Tegra 3-powered Optimus Vu global rollout begins September

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LG today announced that the global rollout for the Optimus Vu is set to begin in September.  Initially available in Korea, and then Japan, the handset will soon arrive in parts of Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America.   For the global release, LG has opted for the Tegra 3 ...

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Five for Friday: Android apps based on summer blockbuster movies

With the summer coming to an end in the next few weeks, it’s that time of the year where movie theaters start to empty out a bit.  With school starting and the eventual end of the blockbuster season, we thought we’d put together a list of apps to remind you of your favorite popcorn ...

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