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Samsung Infuse Hitting Rogers Wireless Soon

AT&T and Samsung ¬†recently launched a new Android powered device which is known as the Infuse 4G, and it’s Samsung’s first ever 4G handset over at AT&T. It’s huge, good

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Sprint & Motorola Announce Photon 4G, Get Cozier With Each Other

The luncheon is over and Motorola and Sprint have just announced a “reinvigorated” business¬†relationship. As a demonstration of this, Sprint, along with their prepaid brands of Boost Mobile and Virgin

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Oracle Trying to get 50% of Android’s ad Revenues

We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android’s beginning, Google decided to write their own Java machine, Dalvik to avoid licensing fees. Indeed one of the reasons that Oracle bought Sun Micro was that they could bleed Google of some large amounts, as stated by past Sun employees who were part of the process of sale to Oracle. Now the latest salvo in the ongoing court case has been fired at Google. The target? 50% of their ad revenues on the Android mobile platform.

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Update to Schwab Mobile Brings Check Deposit Functionality

It’s only been a couple week since Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. released their mobile app, chock full of future feature promises (try saying that last part again!). Well, unlike

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Popular Android Apps Pose Security Risks for Users.

As the Android platform continues to grow explosively, worries about security in the ecosystem continue to grow as well. Today there is a new security concern with three of the top apps on Android devices; Linked In, Foursquare and Netflix. Read on to find out how you might be exposed.

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Let’s Get Ready To Rumble! Drop Snap VS. all Competitors!

Recently, good friends of Android Guys, Chris Soyars and Martin B. (chrissoyars and optedoblivion) released a handy app called Drop Snap. The app automatically uploads images taken on your Android phone to your dropbox account with no muss and no fuss. Take a picture and BAM, your photo uploads for safe keeping. Kind of like an eyefi for your Android device.

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Walking the Dog Just Got Easier Thanks to Purina’s ‘Petometer’

Any dog owners out there looking for an app to help remind you to walk “Butch,” or keep track of how many miles you and your tongue hanging drool machine

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Xoom Owners, Check out the New Keyboard Folio

I can almost hear all of you readers that are lucky enough to own a Xoom breathing the word “Niiiiiiiiiiice” right now, and I would have to agree. Pictured to the left is the newly released “Keyboard Folio” for the Motorola Xoom tablet

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Chinese Mobile Company TechFaith to Announce Six Android Handsets

TechFaith, a specialized mobile company focusing on Enterprise smartphone offerings has announced via a press release that they will be launching six new Android powered handsets on June 23th.

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Get Your Thumbs Ready, There Can be Only One! OpenFeint Announces Beta of ‘GameFeed’

90 million mobile users to be precise, as OpenFeint has today announced the addition of “Game Feed”, a new service that puts an in game news feed telling you when one of your friends has one upped you either in score or achievements. And the best part? It’s cross platform, so you can be notified when your hipster i-Phone friends top your score in Fruit Ninja.

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S1 and S2 Tablets Clear FCC Sporting AT&T Frequencies

Many Sony gaming fans were booing after Sony announced its Playstation Vita 3G would be available exclusively on AT&T, and now — many Android users who were holding out for

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Xperia Play Experience Pack

Who says E3 is all about the consoles? Over in LA Sony Ericsson have introduced a multimedia dock for the Xperia Play that comes with a pocket USB cable and

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Adobe Issues Another Flash Security Warning

Another round of ammunition has been added to all Apple fan boy’s arsenals with this new security warning for flash 10.3. The vulnerability affects all desktop versions as well as

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Newly Leaked Droid Bionic Photos Paint a Different Picture

Earlier we brought you a couple of leaked Droid Bionic pics showing off its laptop dock support along with some specs reminders. Well, thanks to some newly leaked info, it

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Thrutu Updates Android App so you can get Paid! (among other things)

Have you ever had someone on the phone that owed you money say, “I’ll pay you back next time I see you.”, only to have them avoid you in person? I think we all have, but now there is a solution for Android users to get their money back and much more with the latest update to the Thrutu app.