Barnes & Noble Accuses Microsoft of Anti-Android Scheme

In response to a lawsuit brought by Microsoft claiming that Android-based Nook devices infringe on patents, Barnes & Noble has fired back, asserting that Microsoft is misusing their patents in an anti-competitive scheme against Android. You may recall that Microsoft threatened HTC with its ...

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon Chips Leaked

A recently leaked presentation from Qualcomm seems to be showing off the company’s upcoming Snapdragon chipsets. The leaked chips were the MSM8270, MSM8930, MSM8960, and the APQ8064. According to the presentation, all of these processors will be based of the Krait architecture. These new ...

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CM7 Being Worked on for G2X

The word from the Cyanogenmod team is that CM7 is in active development right now, but the fact being that they have had the device for three days, there is a lot to be worked on before it is ready for public consumption. Excitement about CM coming to the G2X was stoked when Cyanogen tweeted... ...

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Gameloft Policies Still Handcuffing Customers

We have touched on Gameloft’s policies a time or two here on AndroidGuys, mostly because they could use a little bit of help.  Regardless of how awesome their games are, the company could be doing better in many Android fans’ eyes.  Such is the case with an email we just got from ...

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Amazon Does It Again, T-Mobile G2x and G-Slate Now Available

T-Mobile is one of the largest mobile phone networks in the U.S., and they offer several Android devices. They recently announced the T-Mobile G2x and T-Mobile G-Slate, both of which are now available for purchase at T-Mobile (although the G-Slate has not launched yet). But if you want to buy ...

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What you missed on AGTN last night.

Last night was a truly great show with guests, live calls, Dr. Who, and the usual hijinks. The AGTN crew had PowerSkin on to talk about their new extended battery cases.  Read on for a $25 off coupon from power skin!  That is almost 50% off!!! 

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Movie Vault Brings 1000+ Classic Movies to Android

Watching movies on your phone to kill some time can be quite the headache if you can’t find something to watch.  Sure, you can scour the internet and search all over to find something you can use.  Fear no more…Movie Vault is to the rescue! This one app will score you over 1200 ...

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U.S. Cellular to Start Offering Pre-Paid Android Smart Phone

It was recently announced that U.S. Cellular will start offering Android smart phones available for their pre-paid service. Starting today, April 15th, U.S. Cellular is announcing new pre-paid data plans as well as two Android smart phones to kick off this new offering. The two phones will be ...

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Samsung Galaxy S2 Benchmark Results in 3000+ on Quadrant

When Samsung launched the Galaxy S last year, it was known as one of the fastest phone available. The blazing fast 1 GHz Hummingbird processor blew everyone away, and the phone is still rocking the show. Now the successor of the phone is out, which was announced by Samsung at MWC this year and ...

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Pieces of Honeycomb Hit AOSP Repository

It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository.  Al Sutton was recently digging through the manifests where he found references to Renderscript as well as a few new build options.  As some ...

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NDrive 11 Announced With Significant Improvements, Enhancements [CONTEST]

Earlier this week NDrive announced the next iteration of their navigation system, NDrive 11. Looking like a brand new title altogether, the app features new menus, buttons, and symbols. Further, NDrive 11 also offers a stronger database of points of interest (POI’s) as well as an improved ...

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Alltel’s Android Roster Grows with Four Recent Smart Phones

Alltel’s lineup of Android phones has now reached six devices total thanks to four recent additions, with offerings from HTC, Samsung, LG, and Motorola. Ranging from entry level to higher end, they are a somewhat  balanced group of smart phones with varying user experiences.  It’s ...

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Google Tweaking Market Rankings

Many have noted how ironic it is that search giant Google has not been able to get search right in its own Android Market. It’s a problem that they’ve probably been working on behind the scenes for some time, but recently some have noticed dramatic changes (generally for the better) ...

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Motorola XOOM Review

I purposely put off writing my review of the Motorola XOOM for a couple of reasons.  Partially because we already have a perspective from another AndroidGuys writer, but also because I wanted to give it a thorough assessment of how I use the device in my daily life.  After spending a little ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Announces $29.99 Samsung Gem for April 1

U.S. Cellular's Android roster grows by one tomorrow as they roll out the Samsung Gem. Starting April 1st, customers can pick up the Android 2.2-powered handset for only $29.99 after an $80 mail-in rebate. Hardware includes a 3.2-inch touch screen with advanced anti-scratch, a 3.2-megapixel ...

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