HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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What is Samsung Transform?

It looks like Sprint has another Samsung Galaxy S phone coming down the road. At least, that is what it appears to be at first glance. Called the Samsung Transform, it bears a striking resemblance to the Epic 4G. So what makes it different?

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Best Buy Mobile Announces “Free Phone Fridays” for Month of October

Best Buy has announced a new promotion that will occur every Friday in October that will have a phone on each major U.S. carrier (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile) on sale for the crazy, ridiculous price of free. Now before you get excited and think you are going to just walk in and get ...

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier deal that gives exclusivity to Google premium apps like Gmail and the Android Market, or part of a grander scheme to make ...

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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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HTC EVO 4G Gets Minor Update to Address Calendar Issues, Gmail

HTC EVO 4G owners are advised to check for a minor update on their handset today. Designed to address calendar event edit issues and allow for multiple Gmail account sync, it can be manually grabbed directly from Sprint.

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Tune In Tonight: AndroidGuys Podcast #67 Live at 10PM EST

It’s Monday!  That means tonight at 10PM EST you’ll be listening to the longest running Android-related podcast on the internet.  Join your fellow Android fans and developers as we take on some of the most recent headlines and hit each other with the hard questions.  Tonight’s ...

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U.S. Samsung Galaxy Tablets Will Not Have Voice Capabilities

With all the good news I heard today about the Samsung Galaxy Tab, I forgot to mention the bad news.  Samsung just confirmed in the Q&A that voice capabilities were straight-out removed from the Tab for the US market.  Basically, this means that you won’t be making phone calls on the ...

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BitBop Client for Android Arrives

The new subscription mobile streaming television service “BitBop” has arrived for Android.  Users with the Sprint Evo 4G, Motorola Droid, Droid X, and Nexus One, as well as other phones, can now use the app (which is not in the Android Market, by the way).  To find out what exact ...

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Six Fantasy Football Apps for Your Android Phone

In the off chance you don’t know, we’re about to kick off the NFL football season.  We’re now in the midst of that lead up time where guys in their 20′s, 30′s, 40′s, 50′s, and 60′s are readying the perfect fantasy football team.  If you count ...

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Verizon Locks Bing in as Search Option for Fascinate, Restricts Everyone Else

With the launch of today’s Verizon Fascinate, each of the four major carriers in the United States now has a Samsung Galaxy S series phone available.  Rather than churning out the same phone over and over, each wireless provider has opted to customize their handsets with various tweaks ...

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Motorola Announces “Defy” for European Market

Motorola has added to their Android portfolio today as they unveiled their new, ruggedized Defy handset for European carriers. While it may look like an average touch-only phone, it has what it takes where it counts. Taking its queue from the i1 released earlier this year, the Defy is ...

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Introducing the Android Phone Power Rankings! (Cast YOUR Vote)

Today we’re introducing a new feature to AndroidGuys called the Android Phone Power Rankings.  The idea behind it is simple.  We all have our own opinions as to how great we think various Android handsets are, but what do we think as a collective unit? I conducted a blind rating poll for ...

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Turn Off TouchWiz on the Epic 4G

Their contribution to slower OS updates notwithstanding, a lot of us would feel a lot better about OEM’s custom UIs if they could just be turned off if a user prefers to use stock Android. Well, at least for one of their Galaxy S variants, Samsung has made this possible. On Sprint’s ...

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Samsung Announces 1 Million Galaxy S Handset Sold in US

We knew the Galaxy S was doing well overseas but how would it be received here in the United States?  From the sounds of it, Samsung’s flagship line of phones is going to do just fine.  An email just hit our inbox a few minutes ago celebrating the fact that the T-Mobile Vibrant and ...

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