Epic 4G and Sanyo Zio Getting Froyo February 21!

No, you didn't read the title wrong, the Samsung Epic 4G and the Sanyo Zio are both getting some Froyo love on February 21st.

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GetJar Gets $25 Million to Fund Android Efforts

Cross-platform independent app store GetJar, probably best known to Android users as the place where Angry Birds debuted before hitting the Android Market, announced that it has secured a cool $25 million in new funding, and that the money is earmarked to “help publishers acquire Android ...

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The Kyocera Echo: Dead on Arrival?

I have been of a mind since I started writing that there is a purpose for each Android phone that has been made to date; that there are those who would choose that device and enjoy it. You have your superphone users, those who are only interested in something just over the feature phone ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 30-Feb 4

It’s time for the AndroidGuys Weekly Roundup! We covered a lot of news last week, so let’s get to it! Devices that caught our attention: The NookColor, which is apparently being taken off B&N shelves for 2 weeks, due to the need for a “company-wide stock count” HTC ...

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Texas Instruments Planning to “Transform the Concept of Mobile” on February 7th

What will Texas Instruments unveil next week? Dual-core processors? Something in the 3D space? An Android-powered graphing calculator?

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T-Mobile Follows Suit, Drops Price of Galaxy Tab

T-Mobile, following in the footsteps of both Sprint and Verizon, will be dropping the price of their Galaxy Tab this week. Expected to take effect tomorrow, January 26th, the carrier will shave $50 off the price of the 7-inch Android tablet. The cost will now be $249.99 for customers ...

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AAA Roadside Now Available for Android

AAA releases their renowned "Roadside Assistance" app for Android, making it easier than ever to use your AAA membership without ever having to make a phone call.

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Froyo for Epic 4G “Still in the Works”

On the heels of T-Mobile’s announcement that Vibrant owners will start seeing Froyo this week, Sprint has issued a statement on the status of a Froyo update for its Galaxy S variant, the Epic 4G. Unfortunately, the new statement does not include much in the way of detailed information. ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp Jan 10-15

It's that time again! The AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp is back after a short absence. So, let's get to last week's news!

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Review: LG Optimus U (U.S. Cellular)

While we all drool over the current cutting edge in Android phones, the likes of the Atrix and Droid Bionic that were announced as C.E.S., another kind of revolution is happening at the other end of the spectrum. A great example is the LG Optimus U, which debuted on U.S. Cellular last month. ...

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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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If You Missed AGTN Tonight, You Missed a Great One!

If you missed the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-Cast on Streamly.tv, you missed a good one! Here is what went down on the live stream:

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Five Reasons Why the EVO Shift 4G is Not Just a “Smaller EVO With a Keyboard”

Sprint began airing a revised “Accolades” commercial this week, featuring a brief mention of the new EVO Shift 4G at the end.  Touting it as a “smaller EVO with a slideout keyboard.”  On the surface that might sound right, but there’s more to it than that.  I felt ...

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The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently

To T-Mobile and Samsung that is.  Before I launch into my textual rant that has loving become known as “Ray-ging” (thanks to @technogasms), I need to put a disclaimer that this is an opinion piece, and my opinions may not reflect the opinions of Android Guys as a whole.  (as a ...

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Virgin Mobile Latest to Hang Up on Unlimited Data

Virgin Mobile has become the latest company to say good-bye to unlimited data plans. Effective February 15th, users on the pre-paid network will find their normal data transfer capped at 5GB with any overages resulting in much slower speeds. It's essentially the same model that T-Mobile ...

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