Digging up the US Carrier-Branded Names for the Galaxy S II

Much like they did last year for their Galaxy S, Samsung has even bigger world domination-like plans for the Galaxy S II this summer. Hitting more than 140 carriers around the world, all the bigger players in the US should be getting their own variants of the phone, loaded with carrier-branded ...

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Sharp Extends Aquos Brand with New 3D Android Handset

Again we find ourselves a bit jealous of our Android brothers and sisters who live in Japan.

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Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

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Did Someone Say HTC + Honeycomb?

While we are still awaiting for the releases of HTC’s two 7 inch tablets, the the Flyer and the EVO View 4G, we saw some fun news from our friends over at  pocketnow.com. Keep in mind that these 7 inch tablets will only be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and work with a separate stylus ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp April 11-16

Join me as I cover the news reported by our awesome AndroidGuys team from April 11-April 16!

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Xoom Headed to U.S. Cellular?

The Xoom is the Android tablet right now, at least in terms of mass media and acceptance. Of course, it's the only Honeycomb tablet that's actually on the market at the moment, but it still has a firm foot in the Android tablet game. According to a leaked screenshot obtained by AndroidCentral, ...

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Test Gingerbread Build for EVO Leaks to Interwebs

Yet another coveted Android ROM has leaked to the internet this week, this time in the form of Gingerbread for the EVO 4G.  The popular Sprint handset is a favorite among hackers and modders who will likely grab this file and tinker away.  With the weekend approaching and the chance to spend a ...

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Unrevoked’s List of Root-Friendly Android Devices

Unrevoked, the good folks who made it easier to root the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G and a number of other phones, are working on a list of Android phones and tablets organized by how easy they are to root. At the top of the list, in the “root-friendly” category, are phones like the ...

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Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Intercept to Receive Froyo in the Coming Weeks

Virgin Mobile is one of the largest pre-paid networks in the USA. They are offering a few Android powered devices, and the Samsung Intercept is one of them. The Virgin Mobile version of the Intercept is the same that has been released on Sprint, but with one glaring difference, the Sprint ...

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New AllSport GPS Mobile Apps for Google Android Phones by Trimble

Fitness Buff? Cycling Fanatic? Walking Enthusiast?  Trimble AllSport GPS Mobile App has you covered!  The app has incorporated more than 20 fitness stats as well as calorie burn to help you reach your fitness goal.  Plan ahead with real-time weather forecasts, view parks and maps and with the ...

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Boost Mobile Getting Set to Announce Samsung Prevail?

This one can be put into the rumor column for now, but it looks pretty good as Boost mobile is set to hold a press conference in New York on April 5th according to pocketnow.com to make an announcement with Samsung.  The handset pictured above is the rumored announcement, called the Samsung ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly RoundUp March 20 – 26

Join me as I cover all the news we reported on AndroidGuys from March 20th to March 26th!

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Android, FTW!

Two weeks ago I purchased my wife an iPhone 4 to get her to send/receive text messages  (my new toy by proxy) and I got me a couple of Palm Pre’s via craigslist, as I wanted to see what all the fuss was about for webOS’ coming out party with the just announced HP Pre... Read More

HTC Opening “Scribe” Tech to Third Party Devs

While the jury may still be out for some concerning the upcoming HTC Flyer/EVO View 4G and it’s Scribe powered pen, there is some exciting news as HTC has decided to open up the Scribe technology to 3rd party developers, which means that we should see some pen powered apps in the future.  ...

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Yap to Provide Free Voicemail-to-Text for AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

This morning at CTIA, Yap, an innovator in the realm of cloud-based, automated speech recognition services, announced the availability of Yap Voicemail, a competitor to Google Voice along the lines of PhoneFusion and YouMail. Yap’s goal is to eliminate the need to listen to long ...

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