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HTC EVO 4G and HTC Thunderbolt Receiving Gingerbread by End of Q2?

HTC is one of the leading smartphone brands in the world and they are offering some amazing devices, especially in the USA.  Recently at CES, Verizon Wireless officially announced their

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Virgin Mobile’s Samsung Intercept to Receive Froyo in the Coming Weeks

Virgin Mobile is one of the largest pre-paid networks in the USA. They are offering a few Android powered devices, and the Samsung Intercept is one of them. The Virgin Mobile version of the Intercept is the same that has been released on Sprint, but with one glaring difference, the Sprint version has already been updated to 2.2. There was word back in January that Virgin Mobile will launch Android 2.2 for Intercept in few months, and it looks like the time is here. Virgin Mobile has officially announced that Samsung Intercept will receive Android 2.2 Froyo in the coming weeks.

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Verizon Droid Incredible 2 Press Shots Leaked

HTC announced some new devices at the Mobile World Congress this year, of which the Incredible S looked to be the most promising device. We know that the Incredible S

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INQ Launches the Cloud Touch Facebook Handset

Engadget is reporting today that INQ has launched the Cloud Touch handset in the UK, firing the first shot in what is sure to be the “Facebook Phone Wars”. While HTC is preparing to release two handsets that have dedicated Facebook buttons this summer, INQ decided to beat the “quietly brilliant” company to the punch. The INQ Cloud Touch is an entry level handset, powered by Android Froyo and a 800 MHz processor. A quote from the Engadget article:

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Verizon to Launch 16 GB Motorola XOOM?

If a leaked internal Verizon screenshot is to be believed, it looks like Motorola is working on a more affordable 16 GB model of the  Motorola XOOM for the carrier.

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Hasbro to Bring Their Characters to Life on Android

As a dad with kids who are as fascinated as I am with cool electronic toys, I am always on the lookout for apps that they can play and interact with as an alternative to just using them for gaming. During my morning rounds of the press releases for the day, I came across a presser from Hasbro and Ruckus Mobile Media, talking about how the two are coming together to bring characters from Hasbro like Tonka Chuck, My Little Pony and Transformers Prime to Android devices.

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Toshiba Android Tablet Coming Soon to Best Buy

2011 is the year of tablets, with a lot of big companies bringing good tablets to the market. Joining PC makers like Acer and ASUS is Toshiba, with a new tablet officially

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CyanogenMod 7 Released

The release version of CyanogenMod 7, the Gingerbread-based version of the popular custom ROM available for more than two dozen devices, is available tonight, after iterating through four release candidates

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Acer Announces Competitvley Priced Honeycomb Tablet Pre-Order Open Now

One of the biggest issues that I have had with tablets like the Xoom is that while they are awesome eye candy, and I certainly want one, I believe Motorola

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New AllSport GPS Mobile Apps for Google Android Phones by Trimble

Fitness Buff? Cycling Fanatic? Walking Enthusiast?  Trimble AllSport GPS Mobile App has you covered!  The app has incorporated more than 20 fitness stats as well as calorie burn to help

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Parlor.fm Releases Voice-Controlled Networking App

Would you like to actually “chat” in a chat room?   Are you job hunting or just wanting to talk sports?  If these fit into you’re lifestyle you may be in

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T-Mobile G2 getting Gingerbread this summer?

Last year, T-Mobile USA launched the T-Mobile G2, which is a true successor to the first Android powered phone known as the T-mobile G1. The T-Mobile G2 is an amazing

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Urban Airship Launches In-App Purchases for Android

One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications.  Google recently announced that in-app purchases were

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HTC first-quarter profit triples, thanks to Android

There is no doubt that HTC is one of the leading mobile phone brands in the world. They have created some amazing handsets like HTC Desire, HTC Hero and many

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VZW to drop 1 yr contracts?

Word around the net is indicating that Big Red, aka Verizon Wireless, will be dropping their 1 yr customer agreements beginning April 17, 2011.  Including those who are “employee liable