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Gingerbread (2.3.3) OTA Update for Droid Pro?

According to Droid-Life, two of their readers informed that their Droid Pros received an OTA (over the air) update for Android 2.3.3 (better known as Gingerbread). We know that the

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Meet the ASUS Padfone

According to Android Central, today at the Computex Conference, ASUS unveiled their latest creation, the Padfone. The Padfone offers a very unique design, being a tablet/phone hybrid. The concept is

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The Wall Street Journal App Shows Android Phones Some Love

Tablet-less Android users may remember the Wall Street Journal’s puzzling decision to release their app exclusively for tablets back in November, and thus alienate the majority of mobile users who

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Tether your Wi-Fi XOOM to your Android Phone via Bluetooth

  I came across this beauty a few minutes ago on XDA.  Even though it’s a few months old, it definitely applies to the new Wi-Fi only XOOM and possibly

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Score One for the Good Guys – HTC to Reverse Locked Bootloader Decision

‎”There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,” Peter Chou, CEO of HTC

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Lookout to be Featured on CNBC Tonight!

Exciting news just came to our inbox here at Android Guys. One of our favorite companies that we have interviewed, Lookout, is going to be featured in a documentary tonight on CNBC. The show is called “Code Wars, America’s Cyber Threat”, it is a feature about cyber security.

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The Sonos/MOG Marriage is so much Win.

Recently, MOG and Sonos announced a partnership that allows Sonos owners to subscribe and listen to music provided by huge catalog the MOG has. As God as my witness, when I got my Sonos units, I said to anyone who would listen, “The only thing this kit is missing is MOG integration, when that happens, I will be in audiophile heaven”. Well heaven has come, because I have been using the Sonos/MOG combo for a week or so, and all is right in the world.

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Ubuntu Ported To the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II isn’t even officially available yet in the US but it has already been rooted, overclocked and the first custom ROMs are coming up as well. I used to run Ubuntu on my original Galaxy S (Just for fun of course, like you can effectively use Ubuntu on a 4″ screen), so I decided to port Ubuntu to the Galaxy S II.

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Sprint Expected to Launch NFC Payments in 5 Cities May 26th

On May 26th, Google/ Sprint will be enabling NFC (near field communication) in 5 cities, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington D.C. The only unfortunate part is

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Stock Google Voice app running on XOOM

    Today after playing around some more with the XOOM, I figured I’d try to install Google Voice one more time.  Well, what do you know.  It worked!  By

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Sync your media with Miro 4

If you are a fan of iTunes and have wanted to sync your Android device, you might want to hear this. Miro 4, an open-source desktop media client for Mac, PC, and Linux, does just that. With Miro 4, you can seamlessly sync your Android device’s music, videos, and applications.

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Review: Cobra Universal Mini Mount

I’ve been using the Cobra Universal Mini Mount for almost a month now. It is exactly what its names suggests – a one-size fits-all mobile device mount for your car.

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Tower Building Chaos Ensues as Jenga Falls into the Android Market

Leslie Scott’s infamous tower-building game Jenga has made its way to Android courtesy of NaturalMotionGames (creators of Backbreaker Football). This anxiety packed puzzler pits users against the evil Dr. Gravity

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No Movies For You!

I have not written an opinion piece in a long while, mostly because I usually cover my opinions when we have a “Rayge Against the Machine” segment on AGTN. But this morning, I find myself dusting off the old opinion button here at AG, because of the fact that those of us, (pretty much everyone reading this blog), who have rooted devices will not be able to rent movies on the shiny new offering from Google in the Android Web Market.

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Pantech Announced World First 1.5 GHz Dual-Core Phone

Pantech is one of the leading mobile phone companies in S.Korea, and they always announce some amazing devices but mostly in S.Korea. They are also offering some of their devices in the States via AT&T and Verizon, but all of them are just mid-range devices, and we are still waiting for Pantech to announce their superphones in USA, like the new Pantech Vega Racer.