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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:

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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

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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.

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Impressions on the HTC London Event

As you heard by now, HTC has announced in London two new phones, the Desire HD and Desire Z (“z” or “zee”, you can say both apparently).  The sexy handsets

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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

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Alcatel OT-980 Launching in France for Budget-Minded Consumers

French website SmartPhoneFrance (In English via Google Translate) managed to get a preview unit of the upcoming Alcatel OT-980. This phone is an entry level that was first unveiled at MWC

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Fujitsu Rumored to be Hopping on Android Bandwagon

It is being rumored that Fujitsu is now working on an Android-powered phone of their own.  With no hardware details to share at this point, various outlets (translated) claim it

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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

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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