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VOTE NOW: Will There be a Nexus Two?

Nexus Two. It’s only the hottest rumor in Android right now. But is it really happening? You tell us.

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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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HTC Mecha Rears His Head Again

As busy as the last few weeks have been, it appears HTC might on the verge of pushing out another Android handset. Initially discovered back in August, the Mecha was discovered on HTC’s new HTCSense.com website.

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Android Helps Sprint Achieve Best Wireless Net Additions Since 2006

Don’t look now, but Sprint is on a serious roll. The guys behind the Now Network reported their Q3 ’10 results and things are looking up.

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T-Mobile to Launch Ultra-Affordable Optimus T for $30 on November 3rd

T-Mobile USA will be offering their first Android-based phone from LG, the Optimus T next week at the rock-bottom price of $29.99. Of course this price comes with a two -year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate, however we love the entry point.

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Nexus One Forum to Switch to Read Only on November 1

The official Nexus One forum from Google is slated to switch to read only next week, becoming an archive of topics.

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Dell Planning “Android-Based Venue Pro”

PC World is reporting this week that Dell plans to release an Android-based version of their forthcoming Venue Pro handset. The device, which features a bottom sliding keyboard, is one

App Reviews

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,

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High-End LG Phone Spied with Verizon Branding

Engadget was passed a pair of images of an unknown LG handset marked with Verizon branding. Very little is known about this device other than it has was looks like a front-facing camera, a reflective, mirror-like display somewhere in the range of 4-inches, and a high-definition camera.

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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

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Rumored Motorola Olympus to Hit AT&T in Q1 ’11

According to a BGR source, AT&T is poised to pick up their best Android phone to date come early 2011.

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Rumor: HTC Knight Arrives January 6 as ‘Speedy’

The Boy Genius Report has been passed a tip that suggests the newly uncovered HTC Knight will be landing early January. Pegged with a launch set for the first day of CES 2011 (January 6th), their source also says that the phone will be rebranded as the HTC Speedy.

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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 each U.S. wireless provider on their job. You know, like a teacher handing out grades. How did your provider do?

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Motorola Puts Together 7 Videos for T-Mobile Defy

Motorola’s how2moto YouTube account has thrown seven new videos online to show off various features of the forthcoming T-Mobile Defy. Looking more like a few Android 101 tips, the short clips cover topics like capturing and sharing video clips, setting up personal email, and using contacts.

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Verizon Rumored to Drop Samsung Continuum, LG Vortex on October 29

According to sources at Droid Life, Verizon is set to launch two new Android handsets next Friday, October 29th. Should their intel prove correct, we should expect a press release from Verizon any moment.