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Save on Droid 3, Droid X2 with AmazonWireless Deals of the Week

AmazonWireless.com is offering up some incredible deals this week for customers looking to grab the new Droid X2 or Droid 3 from Verizon.  This week sees the online retailer drastically

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly

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Rumor: HTC Testing a Female-Centric Android Handset

Word on the street is that HTC is conducting a focus group with female users, trying to put together a knockout Android phone targeted at the ladies.  According to ThisIsMyNext,

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Which Carrier Will Rule Over the HTC Kingdom?

A second newly unearthed Android phone has been spotted online today, carrying the name of HTC Kindgom.  As with the HTC Rider, almost zero is known at this point save

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Software Upgrade for Motorola Bravo Now Available

  Attention all Motorola At&t Bravo users: there is an update for those of you running Android 2.1(Eclair).  2.2(Froyo), plus some additional improvements, is now available! Instructions for installing the

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Samsung Droid Charge Coming to VZW, LTE In Tow?

The phone originally codenamed “Stealth,” the SCH-i510, has been discovered going by a new name.  The device, which was teased at CES by Samsung and Verizon, has shown up as

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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

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T-Mobile’s Galaxy S 4G On Sale Now for $199.99

As expected, T-Mobile expands their Android roster today with the Galaxy S 4G. The obvious successor to the Vibrant, it features nearly identical hardware. While it won’t sway many current Android owners, it should attract those looking to leave behind a feature phone.

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Battery Life: It’s Holding Your Android Back

With CES behind us and CTIA fast approaching, one begins to think about the laundry list of impressive features being added to android handsets and tablets. Dual-core, HD display, HDMI, Wifi hotspot, 3D, Near Field Communication, ‘4G’…the list goes on and on. All features that you want, and need, on your android. Mobile technology and the android operating system have been growing at an amazing pace – think of how far we’ve come from October 2008. From Cupcake to Gingerbread: 5 different versions of android in just over two years – a new version every 5.4 months. What’s left you ask? The mobile battery!

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Hulu Plus Coming Soon to an Android Device Near You

If you are a fan of Hulu and Hulu plus, and you carry an Android device around with you, there is reason to celebrate. During the Samsung Keynote at CES, Hulu’s CEO announced that they are working to bring the Hulu Plus subscription service to “select Android phones”.

A quote from Hulu’s blog about the announcement:


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

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HTC’s Peter Chou Confirms LTE Handsets for 2011

HTC’s Peter Chou confirms that the handset maker is planning LTE devices in 2011. Also on deck, support for NFC chips in select models.

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NEC Casio Mobile:We’re Going Android, Too

The official tally for Open Handset Alliance members stands at 78 but the unofficial bandwagon is considerably higher. Add another one to the list today as NEC Casio Mobilesays they plan to offer Android phones in the coming year.

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Motorola Prepping a Droid Pro Sans Camera?

Engadget is reporting today that they have proof, of sorts, that Motorola has designed an alternate version of the yet-to-be released Droid Pro. This model will be different in that it will not have a camera feature.

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G2 Source Code Released Courtesy of HTC

HTC is keeping with their tradition of releasing the kernel code to new handsets with the latest being the Desire Z (T-Mobile G2). Like they recently did with the Droid Incredible and EVO 4G, HTC sets most of the code free for developers and ROM makers to tinker with.