Archos 32 Pictures Leak, Thanks to the FCC

The FCC has done it again! This time they’ve leaked a few pictures of the Archos 32 device. Judging by the pictures, it has what appears to be touch-sensitive buttons (Home, Menu, Back, Search) and 4 directional buttons on the front under a small touchscreen. It also packs a Cortex A8 ...

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LG Using Android to Become Relevant Again

There was a time that the letters LG was synonymous with the mobile phone market.  If you have ever owned a feature phone, there is a good chance that you were using an LG device. With the current boom of smarphones and more specifically Android, LG has found itself quickly becoming an also- ...

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Short Video of Tweetdeck Beta Surfaces

With the public beta of Tweetdeck for Android going live some time this week, I am starting to feel all giddy inside as I look forward to tweeting using what I consider to be the be the greatest Twitter manager of all. To help us get through the agony of waiting, Tweetdeck CEO Iain Dodsworth... ...

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Report: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab to Debut Next Month

We have known for a while that Samsung’s 7-inch Android-based tablet (supposedly known as the Galaxy Tab) would be rolling out sometime in the third quarter of 2010.  Now, thanks to the team over at Engadget, we now know when it’ll be making its official debut. According to a ...

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Android’s First SMS Trojan is in the Wild

Kaspersky Lab has announced that they have identified Android’s first  Trojan-SMS malware, which they’ve named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. Disguised as a simple media player, it has already infected an unknown number of mobile devices. From there, it starts sending text ...

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Universal One-Click Root Now Available for Nexus One

Nexus One owners rejoice! A one-click root application has now been released for the N1.  According to the developer, the app uses the same exploit that was used to root Droid X.  The best part about this app is that it does not unlock the boot-loader so your warranty is in tact! Woo-hoo!  The ...

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App Review: Give Your Homescreen Speed and Style With LauncherPro

Ever feel like something was missing from your native Android launcher? If you are like me and you did feel this way, please read on as we review the best damn home-screen launcher replacement out there: LauncherPro! LauncherPro (for 2.x handsets only) is a simple and stylish Android launcher ...

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Photos of Supposed HTC Desire HD Surface

Images of the supposed HTC EVO for Europe have surfaced over the weekend (see the photo above).  Also referred to as the “HTC Ace” in Vodafone’s inventory system, the phone is set to be a monster(if it exists that is). It really looks like a blend of the HTC Desire and the HTC ...

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Motorola Glam Announced For Korea

The Moto GLAM (XT800) has been announced for Korea.  Already successful in China, Glam features a FWVGA (480 x 854) touchscreen display, GPS, DLNA, HDMI-out, 3.5mm headset jack, 5MP autofocus camera with D1 (720 x 480) video recording, 256MB RAM, 512MB ROM, and a 550MHz TI OMAP Processor. ...

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Get the Fix for Your Music Habit with MOG for Android!

Ever since I had my first MP3 player, I have been searching for a service that will offer me all you can eat downloads, a wide musical catalog, both at a reasonable price.  I remember back in the day begging and pleading with any kind of Apple rep that I could get into contact with... Read More

Call Your Facebook Friends for Free with Vonage Mobile for Facebook

Vonage has just introduced a new Android app that allows users to call their Facebook  friends using VOIP for free (it is also available for iOS).  The free app does not require a Vonage subscription, but does require both parties to have the Vonage Mobile for Facebook app installed. Once the ...

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Wallpaper Apps Exonerated, Google Posts Guidelines (UPDATED)

Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were greatly exaggerated, and after removing the apps from the Market to investigate, Google has now given them a clean bill ...

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Nearly Two Thirds of Android Users on 2.1 or Above

The now familiar Platform Version Chart has been updated at the Android Developers site, and for the period ending August 2, it shows nearly 2/3 of users on 2.1 or 2.2. Android 2.1 accounts for 59.7%, and 2.2 for 4.5%. Together, that’s 64.2%. With the rash of Froyo updates going out now, ...

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200,000 Android Activations Every Day

Remember how exciting it was, at the beginning of the year, to hear that 60,000 new Android phones were being activated each day? Then at Google I/O in May, Vic Gundotra announced it was up to 100,000 a day.  And then not long after, that number got bumped up to 160,000. At the Technomy ...

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Android Tops RIM and Apple as Best Selling Smartphone OS (Q2’10)

Coming hot on the heels of this week’s Nielsen report is another study which shows Android’s momentum through the second quarter of this year.  Brace yourselves… For the first time since Q4 of 2007, RIM is no longer the top smart phone OS.  Android has leapfrogged both Apple ...

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