24 Hours with the Cliq 2.1 Update

I think the chief complaint behind companies who insist on having the own software overtop Android, be it Blur, Sense, or TouchWiz, is the delay in updates. Here I am, probably only a few short weeks, a month at most away from seeing Gingerbread Stock on my Nexus (I’m guessing – ...

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Leaked Document Shows Sprint’s Galaxy Tab Launching November 14

Android Central has come into possession of a leaked internal Sprint document which tips the launch date of the Samsung Galaxy Tab for November 14th.

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Q3 2010 Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

We put this feature together to help fill you, dear reader, in on we think each of the big four wireless providers are doing as it pertains to Android. Using the same system as the first time around, we conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade ...

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T-Mobile’s Tiered Data Plans Get Outed

T-Mobile is joining the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans. They nation's fourth largest wireless provider looks to be breaking their lineup of handsets down into three buckets and assigning available data rates. There will no longer be a one size fits all plan for T-Mobile ...

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Full Angry Birds Arrives

Finally, the wait is over.  Angry Birds has come out of beta and finds itself available to Android phones all over.  If you count yourself among those with a device running 1.6 or higher with OpenGL ES 2.0 support, you’ll be pleased to find the app is free to download.  Rovio says they ...

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Galaxy Tab Gets Unboxed For the First Time [VIDEO]

The Android tablet race is starting to heat up, with tablets coming from Notion Ink, Archos, and some from the big dogs, like Dell, LG, and Motorola. However, one of the most highly anticipated tablets comes from Samsung. The Galaxy Tab was announced September 2nd at the IFA in Berlin, and ...

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Sharp IS03 has 960×480 Resolution screen

Every time I see an iPhone 4 commercial, they never fail to tout the “amazing retina display” that’s “only on the iPhone 4″. Well, a new contender has stepped up to take the iPhone’s screen head on. No, it’s not a Samsung, HTC, or even a Motorola ...

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy Tab Price Gets Outed – $400 with Contract

As we draw toward the end of the year we are expecting each of the top four providers to announce official pricing and release dates. We've heard whispers of Sprint's launch, but for the most part, we're still waiting on everyone. Thanks to a leaked internal T-Mobile document, we might have ...

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Sprint Official with Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S

What an incredible week for Android announcements! After seeing seven devices from Motorola yesterday, the momentum continues with three more phones headed for Sprint. The boys and girls running the Now Network just officially unveiled the Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S. ...

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Minor Cliq XT Upgrade Rolling Out

Our friends over at TmoNews have discovered a minor update being pushed out to the Motorola Cliq XT. This update is not the promised 2.1 update set for late Q3/early Q4. It’s a minor update to fix a few bugs and improve stability. The update, which is being rolled out OTA to Cliq XT ...

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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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Developer’s Spotlight: Launcher Pro’s Federico Carnales

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of Launcher Pro and Launcher Pro Plus. Swiping between screens is a real breeze, fast and fluid. Overall, it makes the stock launcher really seem like a joke.   This excellent piece of software fills in the missing holes of the standard Android launcher and ...

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LG CEO Ousted Over Companies Poor Performance in Mobile Sector

South Korea’s LG released it’s CEO, Nam Yong, and replaced him with Koo Bon-joon on Friday. According to LG, Nam Yong had used poor management skills in directing the mobile department, so they released him. It’s actually somewhat surprising, considering that just over a month ...

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Samsung Fascinate Uses Bing Instead of Google Search (Updated)

I’m severely disappointed in Verizon and Samsung. The Samsung Fascinate, Big Red’s version of the Galaxy S, has been reviewed by the folks over at Engadget. They were quick to point out that the search widget is BING, not Google Search. It does make sense to a certain degree, as ...

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LG Announces Dual-Core CPU Based on NVIDIA Tegra, Coming to Optimus Series This Year

LG and NVIDIA have teamed up to bring you the next generation of super phones.  Based on the new, world first Tegra 2  dual-core CPU, LG’s Optimus Series of phones will see a level of performance that today’s smart phones can only dream of.  The new chispset uses two 1 GHz ...

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