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Regina Launcher is 3D Goodness on the Cheap [VIDEO]

Like the looks of the SPB Shell 3D we profiled last week, but hesitant about dropping $15 on it? If so, a new home replacement app called Regina 3D Launcher

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HTC Flyer Hitting U.K. for £599

Back at MWC, HTC officially announced their first Android-powered tablet, the HTC Flyer. Today is a good day for our European readers because Carphone Warehouse has officially opened pre-orders for the

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T-Mobile Offering MyTouch 4G for Free

If you are thinking of buying a new phone, then today is your lucky day: T-Mobile is offering the MyTouch 4G for free, with a 24 month contract. Those who are looking

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Unrevoked’s List of Root-Friendly Android Devices

Unrevoked, the good folks who made it easier to root the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G and a number of other phones, are working on a list of Android phones and

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Gingerbread Rolling out to Droid X

If you’re a Droid X owner pining for some Gingerbread and haven’t availed yourself of the recent leaked builds, it looks like your wait may soon be over: Android 2.3

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Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out

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CyanogenMod Statistics are Quite Impressive with Over 100K Registered Devices

Sunday, April 10th marked the day of the Stable release of CyanogenMod v7.0.0.  This release has made a huge  splash in the Android community already.  According to the CyanogenMod statistics

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Web Host 1&1 Internet Releases Storage App

Web host 1and1 Global, a leader in hosting websites, has announced the launch an app for Android and other OS’s. You’re probably  asking why we need another online storage app?

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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