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Android-Based Pantech P8000 Appears Headed to AT&T

South Korean handset maker Pantech looks to be cooking up and Android phone with AT&T compatibility. According to documents pieced together by Phone Scoop, a bar-style handset featuring support GSM/EDGE 850/1900 and WCDMA 850/1900 has been confirmed by the FCC as well as the Bluetooth SIG.

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MetroPCS Adds $179 Huawei Ascend to Android Lineup

MetroPCS has bolstered their smart phone lineup with the release of another Android handset, the Huawei Ascend.

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Huawei Unveils IDEOS X5, X6 for Australian Market

Earlier this week, Huawei announced a pair of new Android-based smart phones in their IDEOS product line.  Running Android 2.2, the new IDEOS X5 and X6 will ultimately end up

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LG and VMware Bringing Virtual Environments to Android [VIDEO]

LG and VMware have partnered up to bring virtualization to an Android phone near you. The handset maker understands as well as anyone that today’s smart phones are more than capable of handling both work and play needs. Rather than carrying around two devices with separate features, LG plans to offer a virtual work environment using an Android application.

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Quick Poll – Was the Nexus S Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this – Was it worth the wait?

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Best Buy Announces Nexus S Price at $529 or $199 With T-Mobile Contract

The one big glaring omission from today’s Nexus S announcement was its sticker. We knew Best Buy would be offering the phone, but how much would the retail giant be selling the phone for? Well, that question has been answered in two parts

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GSM Israel Plays Seven Minutes of Heaven with LG Star

One of the hottest, most talked about Android handsets on the radar today is the LG Star. The not-yet-announced LGP990 features a Tegra 2 processor, an 8 megapixel camera, and HDMI output among other things. The lucky folks at GSM Israel were privileged enough to get their hands on a Star and only too kind to film it for us.

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Amazon’s Smart Phone Deals Features Oodles of Android

Amazon has some amazing deals for those of you looking to pick up a new Android handset this holiday weekend. These devices are from all four major carriers and run the gamut of handset makers as well.

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Acer Unveils 10-inch Android Tablet and More!

Acer just wrapped up a press conference where they unveiled a handful of new products. We’ll skip the boring (non-Android) stuff and give you the details you’re looking for.

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Looking Back at This Year’s Android Turkeys

On the latest AndroidGuys podcast we started discussing who we thought this year’s biggest Android turkeys were. You know, in honor of Thanksgiving and all.

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Sony CEO on Playstation Phone: “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”

Sony Ericsson’s CEO, Bert Nordberg, was recently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal where he spilled a few details on the rumored PlayStation Phone. When pressed about the device, Nordberg said, “…there’s a lot of smoke, and I tell you there must be a fire somewhere.”

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MetroPCS Offering $229 No-Contract Optimus M on November 24

MetroPCS announced their first Android smart phone today, the Optimus M for availability later this week. Starting November 24th, the nation’s fifth largest carrier will offer the Android 2.2 handset for $229 outright.

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Minor Update Hits Nexus One

We received a handful of emails last night from folks who had picked up an over-the-air update to their Nexus One handsets. Excited and anxious that it might be Gingerbread-related, we were asked if we knew what it was all about.

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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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Target Black Friday Ad Leaks with Savings on Trio of Android Handsets

Target is the latest retail store to have their Black Friday ad leaked online, and as you can already guess, there are Android savings to be had. If you’re looking to pick up an Android handset for yourself and plan to do some of that post-Turkey shopping, swing by Target for discounts on three HTC devices.