Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out of their phone address books.  The Jajah app has been available in the Android Market for some time but the Facebook ...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Player Will Be Showcased at CES

Next week figures to play huge for Android as CES 2011 gets underway. HTC will deliver a fancy 4G phone, Motorola will announce a cool Honeycomb tablet and numerous manufacturers won't bring Google TV devices. And Samsung? Samsung expects to bring a Galaxy S that isn't able to make calls.

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Verizon Droid Pro Review: Business in the Front/Party in the Back

Finally, I think I have found the phone for me.  No it doesn’t sport dual-core water cooled processors or even a large 1080p display.  But what it does have, it has in spades.  And to prove it, I have moved from the mighty Droid X to the Pro as a daily driver and it has... Read More

Looking Back at This Year’s Android Turkeys

On the latest AndroidGuys podcast we started discussing who we thought this year's biggest Android turkeys were. You know, in honor of Thanksgiving and all.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Reviewed

After reading about the Samsung Galaxy Tab for what seemed like years (JK, it was only two months) I never thought it would come to the carriers much less to my house. I have owned the Archos and Augen versions of the mythical Android tablet and for my money, I believe Samsung got it right and ...

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Panasonic Turns to Android, “We Want to Catch up Quickly”

Looks like Android has made a believer out of yet another hardware maker. Panasonic, admitting that they misjudged the growth in smart phone adoption, has pledged to bring Android-based handsets of their own to Japan next year.

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Samsung Unveiling a New Android Device on November 8 [UPDATE]

We just received an invitation to an upcoming Samsung Mobile event for November 8th.  Keeping with their tradition of playing it coy, they only promise a “new Android device”.  Looking at the icons in the image and the stock exchange looking tickers in the background, we’ll go ...

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Cricket Announces $149 Huawei Ascend for October 27 (No Contract)

Last fall, we were shocked to hear Samsung say that 2010 would see Android phones going for less than $100 on contract. Flash forward a year and we're getting close to seeing sub-$100 phones without contract!

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Nielsen: Android is Most Popular Among Recent Smart Phone Buyers

The Nielsen Company has issued another report that shows Android’s growth continues to skyrocket.  According to their data, roughly one in three (32 percent) smart phones sold over the last six months were powered by Android.  Apple’s iOS  stayed practically still at 25 percent ...

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October 1 shows all legacy versions of the platform dipping ever so slightly while Android 2.2 risesto 33.4 ...

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Nielson: Android Outsells iPhone Handsets During Q2 (US)

Fact: Android is hot.  No longer consider a fledgling platform, Google’s mobile OS is taking off faster than ever.  At nearly two years in, handsets are moving briskly and competition is heating up.  Not only do we see Android phones pitted against Windows Mobile and iPhone, but now ...

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Geeks’Phone’s CCR Program: a Real Open Source Phone

Each time a new Android phone is released, groups of power users will try to improve it by digging into Android source code and by cooking ROMs. The path they choose is not easy: They have to do guesswork or reverse engineering and often they are stopped in their attempts by hardware ...

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Next T-Mobile Sidekick Devices to Feature Android?

We’ve all seen this coming for awhile now. T-Mobile’s popular Sidekick brand has officially been temporarily discontinued. The Sidekick line was particularly popular with the deaf community, as a voice plan was not required for a contract or pre-paid agreement.  My father is deaf ...

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WeFi Report on Wi-Fi Usage

WeFi, which bills itself as “the world’s largest free Wi-Fi network,” gathered data during Q1 2010 from users of their app from over 220 countries and territories. It includes data from laptop, netbook, Symbian and Android devices (all the platforms on which the WeFi app is ...

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Nexus One available with SFR in France

As promised by Google when they announced they were closing down the online shop, the Nexus One is becoming available with some new providers. Right now you can order a Nexus One online from SFR (French provider part of Vodafone group). Soon it will be also available in retail shops (from the ...

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