Rumored Droid X SE to Tweak Colors, Bump Processor to 1.2GHz

Motorola and Verizon have been very busy this year, pumping out one powerful Droid iteration after another. While some are new models like the Droid Pro, others are special versions of previous releases such as the R2D2 edition of the Droid 2.

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Kindle for Android to Come Preloaded on Fascinate, Droid 2, and Droid X

Verizon announced today that new models of the Samsung Fascinate, Moto Droid X, and Droid 2 will come with the Kindle Android app preloaded. The Kindle for Android app gives users access to over 700,000 books, which they can download and read right on their Android device. We’re assuming ...

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ZTE unveils ZTE Light Android tablet

Today, Chinese manufacturer ZTE launched the ZTE Light, an Android-powered tablet. This comes just a week after rumors of a 1.3 GHz ZTE phone headed to Verizon. I have to say, ZTE has been causing a fair share of hype recently, and this tablet only adds to it. The Light features a 7-inch ...

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Review: Samsung Fascinate

By now you’ve probably seen the reviews of the other Samsung Galaxy S phones — the Epic 4G, Captivate, or Vibrant– or at least gotten an idea of what Samsung’s trying to do with Android 2010.   Up until this now, the non-Droid Android offerings on Big Red’s network ...

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VOTE NOW! What’s Your Thought on Android Market Alternatives?

As Android continues to grow, so does the number of players entering the app distribution game.  A few of today’s current alternatives include GetJar, SlideME, AppBrain, and OnlyAndroid.  Looking forward, we are hearing about app stores from bigger players like Verizon, Motorola, Amazon, ...

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Bring On the AIR Apps and Games!

There is good news for those of you who are running Android 2.2 on your device, Adobe AIR has been released in the Android Market for your downloading pleasure!  What can you do with it?  Right now, absolutely nothing.

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Htc Lexikon Spotted in the Wild with SIM Tray

We first learned about the Htc Lexikon about 2 months ago via some leaked spec sheets. Then came the leaked Lexikon ROM. Well, there’s a new development in the Lexikon saga. Some more pictures of the Lexikon have leaked, revealing a SIM card slot and a nice-looking 4-row QWERTY keyboard. ...

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(Some) Official Droid 2 Global Specs Hit Motorola Website

The specs for Verizon’s next super phone, the Droid 2 Global, have landed online ahead of any official announcement from Motorola.  To be fair, these are not the full details, only enough to tease us.  Plus, we don’t have any images yet.  With that said, here’s what ...

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Droid Pro Red Eye Spotted, Looking Good

Well hello there, Droid Pro, the newest member of the Droid family. The Droid Pro was announced yesterday, as a device that will, most likely, complete with RIM’s Blackberry devices. It is a world-phone, so you’ll have service even if you travel to areas overseas, where Big Red may ...

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Skype for Android Rolls Out to All 2.1+ Devices

Big news for Skype and Android users today as the service rolls out to anyone running 2.1 or higher on their handset. No longer exclusive to Verizon, it's now available to roughly 3 in 4 phones.

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Dual Screen Samsung Continuum Spied

Two new Samsung devices in one day! It was just over a month ago when we saw the year-end roadmap for Verizon come to light. Among the unknown/unseen handsets teased was a Samsung i400 "Continuum" which was said to be a mid-range phone. Flash forward to today and we see that we're looking at ...

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Google Phone Gallery Launches, “with Google” Confusion Continues

Google.com/phone, formerly Google’s storefront for the Nexus One, has been relaunched as the Google Phone Gallery, letting users compare Android phones available in 14 countries from a variety of manufacturer and carriers. Note that it is not a comprehensive list of Android devices. ...

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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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7 Reasons Why an Amazon App Store Would Be Good for Android, and 4 Reasons it Could Suck

The hot rumor this week is that Amazon is considering an Android app store of their own. Depending on where you read it, they are also mulling the idea of an Android device (tablet) as well. We're almost 100% certain of the app store at this point, but we're not completely sold on the tablet ...

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The Ticker: Broken Apps, Mobile Hotspots, and More

Time for another round of Android-related topics that didn't make the cut for a full-on post but are still worth a mention. These are related to hardware, software, and any other ware that might be of interest to Android fans and developers.

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