Verizon Intros $20 Data Plan for DC, VA, and MD

Verizon Wireless has introduced a $20 data plan for its customers that live in either Washington DC, Maryland, or Virginia. The plan is aimed towards first-time smartphone users, who may not be ready to gobble up data at the speed of light just yet. The plan gives users 300 MB of data for just ...

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Wikitude Drive USA Arrives in Android Market – Win 1 of 2,011 Free Copies!

Wikitude GMBH, a long time favorite developer here at AndroidGuys, have finally released the US version of their popular augmented driving application, Wikitude Drive.  Actually, they’re releasing versions for all of North America as the Canadian and Mexican versions are here today too!   ...

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Photon 4G Launching on Sprint July 31st

Sprint and Motorola officially announced the Motorola Photon 4G, another addition to their 4G Android lineup, last month. The Photon 4G is a nice-looking device, and we recently reported that Sprint would launch it in July. Sprint officially announced today that they will be launching it on ...

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CyanogenMod Statistics are Quite Impressive with Over 100K Registered Devices

Sunday, April 10th marked the day of the Stable release of CyanogenMod v7.0.0.  This release has made a huge  splash in the Android community already.  According to the CyanogenMod statistics page there are over 100k unique installs across the many devices supported by CM7.  The HTC Desire is ...

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EVO Shift 4G Gets Permanent Root!

The guys over at XDA-Developers (who else?) have finally gained permanent root access to the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This is a great advancement for the Shift. It's kinda become an initiation rite for new Android devices. You haven't made it as a device until someone's rooted and overclocked you to ...

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TeleNav Releases Updated GPS Navigator, AT&T Customers Get First Dibs

One of my favorite names in turn-by-turn navigation, TeleNav, has just rolled out a new version of the GPS Navigator application into the Android Market.

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Watch What You Say: YouMail Adds “Social Voicemail”

Think twice before you leave a message with that fascinating story about what’s happening to the toenail on your pinky toe: it may end up on Facebook. YouMail (and competitor PhoneFusion) has been providing visual voicemail for Android since long before a Google Voice app existed, and ...

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #67: “Facebook Phones and MySpace Tablets”

This week's episode of the AndroidGuys Monday night podcast is now available to listen to on demand. As per the norm our panel consisted of AndroidGuys staff members Sam Herren and myself as well as Nick Gray (HTCSource) and Andrew Kamika (Androinica). Joining us this week was Eric Lehman as ...

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The Ticker: September 17 (Long Cats, Angry Birds, and Otterboxes)

It has been few days since the last Ticker rolled across your PC or mobile phone so we decided to drop some jam-packed Android news.  We’ll dispense with the pleasantries and get right to it.  Behold the Ticker for the week of September 17th!

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #66: “Andrew Goes to the Serengeti”

Last night’s episode of the AndroidGuys Monday night podcast is now available to listen to on demand.  As usual, the crew consisted of AndroidGuys staff members Sam Herren and myself as well as Nick Gray (HTCSource) and Andrew Kamika (Androinica) and we tackled a handful of recent Android ...

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Android’s Mobile Browser Skyfire Tops 1 Million Downloads

Popular web browser Skyfire has officially become very popular. The "built for the social media generation" has surpassed one million downloads from the Android Market. This puts it in the top .02 percent of all apps in the market which is a heck of a feat.

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T-Mobile G2 Confirmed, Pre-Sale Starts This Month

T-Mobile has just pushed out the official press release for the true successor to the groundbreaking G1.  Unfortunately, they didn’t drop any actual release date or pricing on us.  However, they did confirm a handful of rumored details and unveil a couple of new goodies.  Among the new ...

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Manage a Nexus One with Broken Power Button [Updated]

Google’s Nexus One has been, or still is for some users, one of the best Android handset available. However it is far from being the perfect device we would all want to own. They have been reports of problems with the 3G signal, the quality and precision of the screen and also the reliability ...

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Evo-like Android Device Breaks Cover, Possibly Headed for Verizon

BoyGenius is reporting this evening on a 4.3 inch, kickstand packing, HTC Monster that is said to be launching on Verizon.  BGR is describing it as a Nexus One with a 4.3 inch screen.  The device is said to have an 8 megapixel camera, 3.5 mm headphone jack, as well as a front facing camera... ...

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App Review: Give Your Homescreen Speed and Style With LauncherPro

Ever feel like something was missing from your native Android launcher? If you are like me and you did feel this way, please read on as we review the best damn home-screen launcher replacement out there: LauncherPro! LauncherPro (for 2.x handsets only) is a simple and stylish Android launcher ...

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