HTC Begins Offering Instructions to Unlock Bootloader for Sensation (EU)

As expected, HTC has begun offering up instructions to explain how to unlock the bootloader for the European version of the Sensation. The move comes sooner than expected and the device is but the first in a planned ongoing strategy to win over Android developers and enthusiasts. If you happen ...

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the trial is said to have gone “very, very well” for Verizon. ...

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Bitdefender Mobile Security Update Adds Live Tracking, Other Features

It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already.  An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this week, adding a pair of oft-requested features.  In addition to a sizable list of options and details, consumers ...

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Motorola Tossing in $25 in Free Apps with Photon 4G Purchase

Do you find yourself sitting on a fence, trying to figure out whether or not to purchase the new Photon 4G at Sprint?  First off, do it.  It’s an amazing device with all top-of-the-line hardware.  Secondly, Motorola is tossing in $25 worth of free apps and games from the Android Market.   ...

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GadgetTrak Busts Would-be Android Thieves

A couple of upstart thieves in Oregon, thinking they would walk away with some new Android phones, found out just how powerful location-based apps truly are.  Unfortunately for these clowns, they learned the hard way.  An Oregon Sprint store recently had a handful of Android phones stolen from ...

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What Is The HTC Lavie?

As I was writing the post on HTC CloseConnect this morning, I started poking around the U.S. Patent and Trademarks website.  I happened across a new trademark filing from HTC dated August 4th which sounds like it could be a new Android handset.  The term HTC Lavie was filed at the same time as ...

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Motorola Giving Away a Bunch of Photon 4G Handsets in August

Motorola’s PR people just pinged our inbox to tell us about a new contest that the handset maker is holding over the next few weeks.  Called the Lightning Hour, it’s a daily chance for you to win a brand new Photon 4G direct from Motorola.  The contest runs every day from today ...

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T-Mobile LG Gelato Spotted, Should Hit AT&T Too

Back in July, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Net , the successor to their famous entry level device known as Optimus One. Although it was tapped for overseas markets, we expected LG to launch their new entry level device in U.S. as well.  Carrying the codename Gelato, we suspect that at ...

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HTC Details Bootloader Process for “Developers and Enthusiasts”

It’s been a few weeks since HTC last updated us on their plans on the hot button issue of unlocking bootloaders. The hardware maker took to their Facebook page again last night to fill in a few details as to where things are and how the process will work. HTC tells us that they are... Read More

Best Buy Mobile Offering Nexus S for Free One Day Only (All Carriers Included)

Been thinking about grabbing the Nexus S but still debating the $99 price point?  Today’s the day you make your move.  Well, August 3rd is the day, to be clear.  Best Buy Mobile will be offering the Pure Google handset to new and qualifying customers at the too-good-to-pass-up price of $0 ...

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Droid Bionic Specs Finally Confirmed by Motorola

It’s been a long road for the Bionic, from its announcement back at CES to Motorola’s delay, aimed at bringing an “improved form factor,” and most recently, a rumored August 4th launch date. We’ve heard several different rumors as far as specs go, and it appears ...

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Kyocera Details Gingerbread Update for Dual-Screen Echo [UPDATE]

Kyocera’s website is now listing the details for the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update as it pertains to their dual-screen Echo.  Expected to have begun rolling out this week, the update brings a number of new features to the device, breathing new functionality into the handset.  Among the ...

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Verizon Launching Galaxy S II on August 12?

The Samsung Galaxy S II is becoming one of the most anticipated devices here in USA and we know a lot of people looking forward to its release. Although we recently heard Samsung indicate they expect to launch it in the  U.S.A. sometime in August but they didn’t give us any specifics ...

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Opera Tells Us How to Conserve Data in a Post-Unlimited Era

With Verizon having done away with unlimited data plans and Sprint toeing the waters, consumers are being forced to keep a close eye on their cell phone bills in way they are not yet familiar.  For many users, tracking data is just not as easy as tracking minutes.  Thankfully, we have companies ...

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Verizon Indicates Their Galaxy S II Will be 4G LTE Ready [UPDATE]

The official twitter account for Verizon support has just made it known that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II will be ready for the 4G LTE network.  This is the first time we’ve heard this information and we should note that this is not part of some formal press release.  Carriers ...

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