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Latest ‘Mobile Mix’ Report Shows Android Surpassing iPhone Ad Revenue

Millennial Media emailed us this morning to tell us about their latest monthly Mobile Mix report. As one of the bigger players in the mobile advertising space, these guys know a thing or two about what’s going on in the world of Android. The September report confirms what we find ourselves reporting over and over again in that the platform is doing well and continues to shoot skyward.

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T-Mobile to Push out Froyo to myTouch 3G Starting Tomorrow

T-Mobile is about to start making good on their promise to leave no (myTouch) phone behind.  According to information obtained by TmoNews, the carrier is set to roll out Android

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(Some) Official Droid 2 Global Specs Hit Motorola Website

The specs for Verizon’s next super phone, the Droid 2 Global, have landed online ahead of any official announcement from Motorola.  To be fair, these are not the full details,

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Sprint to Announce LG Optimus S for October 31

We’re getting early word that Sprint is set to announce their LG Optimus S handset for availability later this month.  Tagged with a very attractive $49.99 price point, the entry

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U.S. Cellular Launching Samsung Mesmerize October 27

We just received official word from U.S. Cellular that they will be launching their Galaxy S series handset, the Samsung Mesmerize, on October 27th.

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EXCLUSIVE: More Details Leaking out for Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform

One of our trusted tipsters has passed along some new Sprint details for a pair of upcoming devices. We felt you’d like to know a little more about the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Transform since we’re expecting them less than a week from now. Yep, look for these two phones on October 10!

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AT&T Adds to Android Arsenal with Trio of Motorola Devices – Bravo, Flipside, and Flipout

AT&T has announced three new Android handsets today, each coming from Motorola. Dubbed the Flipout, Bravo, and Flipside, they are each Android 2.1 phones with the latest release of MOTOBLUR user experience. And keeping with Motorola’s track record, the phones carry unique form factors not found on other carriers.

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Froyo for AT&T Captivate Lands Online

It appears that an official Android 2.2 build has leaked for the Samsung Galaxy S series AT&T Captivate.  A user from XDA forums going  by the name of designgears has

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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

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Altek Leo Official with 14MP Camera

Taiwanese digital camera maker Altek, has announced the release of their 14-megapixel Leo handset. According to Altek, and our exhaustive memory, this marks the first device to feature such a high resolution camera.

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Vodafone Announces Own-Branded Android ‘945’ Smart Phone

Yesterday saw Vodafone announcing the launch of a new Android-powered smart phone that will bear the carrier’s branding. The Vodafone 945 which follows on the 845 announced earlier this year, runs Android 2.1, and features a 3.2-inch capacitive multi-touch screen with haptic feedback, a 5-megapixel camera with flash, and 300MB of built-in memory.

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The Ticker: Broken Apps, Mobile Hotspots, and More

Time for another round of Android-related topics that didn’t make the cut for a full-on post but are still worth a mention. These are related to hardware, software, and any other ware that might be of interest to Android fans and developers.

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NTT DoCoMo to Begin Testing eBook Service with Android Phones

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced earlier today that they will be conducting trials for their e-book distribution service starting in late October and wrapping in late December.

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier

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Orange (UK) Announces Low-Cost ‘San Francisco’ Handset

range pulled the curtain back on the first of their own branded Android handsest today. The low-cost San Francisco is a touch-only device and will be available for the attractive price of £99 ($153 US) on the pay-as-you-go Dolphin plan. The San Francisco runs Android 2.1 and features a 3.5-inch display, a 600MHz processor, 150MB internal storage, and 3-megapixel camera. Other details include your typical Android support for WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and FM Radio.