Nexus Prime Shows up on Bluetooth SIG, Receives Certification

The launch of Google’s upcoming Android software, Ice Cream Sandwich, is around the corner. If we have a little look on last two years, we can see that Google launched two Google-branded phones falling under the Nexus series. One of these phones was launched with Android 2.2 and came to ...

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Do You Still Care That Android is Open Sourced? (Op-Ed)

It’s the last quarter of 2011, and Google has barely three years in the Android can.  I started thinking about this in the last few weeks and especially after writing my last article and why Android is successful.  Is it still important that Android is an open source operating system?  It ...

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to World Domination

Google purchased the Android, Inc. company back in 2005, then announced the Open Handset Alliance in, 2007.  Then in the Fall of 2008, the lowly T-Mobile G1 was open to the public.  But the initial business model that Google put forth may have gone awry in the time since up to now. In the ...

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HTC Holiday Photo’d with Crazy Fast AT&T 4G LTE Speeds

Boy Genius Report has posted a number of photographs this morning which show AT&T’s forthcoming HTC Holiday in the wild. What’s more, the phone is seen running on the carrier’s yet-to-launch 4G LTE network, pulling down speeds at nearly 30Mbps. Of course, the real-world ...

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SouthernLINC Wireless Now Offering $149.99 Motorola Titanium

Atlanta-based SouthernLINC Wireless has begun offering the Motorola Titanium this week, essentially doubling their Android smart phone lineup.  Running Android Android 2.1 Eclair and featuring Push to Talk technology, the handset offers subscribers a 3.1-inch touch display, full portrait QWERTY ...

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed the Motorola ROKR-E1.  At the time it came with a mind blowing 512MB upgradeable SD card that could hold one-hundred ...

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Sprint Announce $100 Samsung Conquer 4G for August 21

Sprint and Samung have just pulled the wraps off their latest Android handset, the affordable Conquer 4G. As Sprint’s first 4G smart phone to arrive under $100, the Android 2.3-powered device features a 1GHz processor, 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel rear-facing camera,  and 1.3-megapixel ...

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Verizon Indicates Their Galaxy S II Will be 4G LTE Ready [UPDATE]

The official twitter account for Verizon support has just made it known that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II will be ready for the 4G LTE network.  This is the first time we’ve heard this information and we should note that this is not part of some formal press release.  Carriers ...

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Motorola Clears up that “70% of Returned Handsets” Remark

We’re guessing you probably know about the comments made by Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha’s last week where he referred to returned Android handsets.  Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Technology webcast last week, Jha indicated that roughly 70% of their ...

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T-Mobile Horizon Loaded with New Android Devices

T-Mobile customers and fans will have plenty of Android to choose from over the next six months.  The roadmap for the 4th place carrier has been uncovered by the guys at ThisIsMyNext, and its chock full of Android goodies.  We’ll forgo the full breakdown and details here, deferring to the ...

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Nexus S 4G ‘Cats’ Ad [VIDEO]

Introducing Nexus S™ 4G. The first phone that’s Google™ to the core with Sprint’s lightning fast 4G speed. It’s powerful enough to do just about anything, including filling the internet with more cats. Visit http://sprint.com/nexus and help our furry friends rule the internet ...

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AT&T Will Raise the Android Bar with HTC Holiday

When we learned back in January that AT&T was committed to more than twelve Android devices this year, we were skeptical.  With a track record of Android that included the Flipside, Flipout, BackFlip, and Dell Aero, you can understand our trepidation to get excited.  We’d rather have ...

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Best Buy Offering a Pair of Free Samsung Android Handsets April 29-30

Best Buy has brought back their popular Free Phone Friday deals and made them even better.  How?  By tacking on an extra day, that’s how.  This time around Best Buy is offering two Samsung handsets for free for qualified customers.  For two days only, April 29 and 30, interested consumers ...

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Put the HTC Rider on Your Radar

We’ve got another new Android phone to keep an eye on today as the HTC Rider surfaces.  Nothing is known about this device yet other than it appears to be a touch only handset.  The screen size looks to be in the range of 4.-3 inches and the general form factor looks much like an... Read More

Verizon Wireless Announces Froyo Update for Samsung Fascinate Starts April 21

Verizon dropped a little email in our inbox today to advise us that their Samsung Fascinate customers should be on the lookout for Android 2.2 update April 21st.  Starting tomorrow these users will be able to manually grab the update for themselves.  The whole process should only take about ...

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