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New Pics of Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo

We’d heard that Sony Ericsson would be announcing several phones in addition to the Xperia Play at the Mobile World Congress this month, and today opened our inbox and found a bunch of pictures of one of those handsets, the Xperia Neo.

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Fring Updates Android App

In a posting on their blog, Fring has announced that they have updated their Android application to improve the quality of video and regular calls using their service. The above video is the app running on the Nexus S, which touts “enhanced” support with Fring.

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Are Sites Like AppBrain in Danger From the New Android Web Market?

Since we have seen the launch of the new web based Android Market, questions have surfaced about 3rd party app markets like our beloved AppBrain. Will they survive? Will they be forced out of relevancy? Can they continue to grow? According to Mathijs Vogelzgang, developer for AppBrain.com, the answer is a resounding “YES!”.

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Rumor: HTC Pyramid Coming to T-Mobile

It seems that every other cell phone provider in America is getting some 4.3″ HTC love expect for T-Mobile. Well that is about to change according to a rumor that was first published on Android And Me and also independently reported by TmoNews. It seems that a previously unnamed HTC phone is in the works for T-Mobile, and it is going to be big, literally. The rumor as it sits right now is that is it going to be a 4.3″ qHD display, with HSPA+ capabilities, and running the first Qualcomm dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz (MSM8x60).

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Pulse Reader Gets Updated for Honeycomb

The hugely popular Pulse RSS Reader that is on both Android and iOS devices had the honor of being showcased during the Honeycomb press conference yesterday. The presentation showed an updated UI that takes full advantage of all the new developer toys that are being included in the latest build of our favorite mobile OS.

Check out the full press release after the break. If you have not downloaded Pulse, I highly recommend it!

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AndSpot Launches into Public Beta

We have introduced the AndSpot Socially driven app market to you before, talking about how interesting we thought it was upon launch. Today AndSpot is announcing that it has entered into public beta phase, with some new features for it’s users. A quote from their press release sums it up:

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Dell Venue, AKA “Thunder” Now Available for both AT&T and T-Mo

The Dell Venue, previously knows as the artist called “Thunder” is now available unlocked on both the AT&T and T-Mobile networks. In a posting on a community blog over at Dell, it is being said that:

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“Rayge” of the Week: Cliq XT Not Getting Upgraded, Staying at 1.5

And here we go yet again. T-Mo news is reporting today that all you proud owners of a Cliq XT are getting the shaft when it comes to being upgraded to 2.1. Here is the official quote as to why from the Motorola Forums:

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The End Of The Road For Google Buzz?

Since its highly controversial release back in February of 2010, Google Buzz has failed to attract a fair share of positive spotlight. In fact, besides Buzz’s deep Gmail and Maps

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Infrared (IR) Camera For Your Android?

Our friends at DARPA recently sent out a solicitation for the development of “wafer-sized thermal imagery sensors and optics” small enough to fit in your android handset.

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Meet the DeadZebra Series 2 Android Figurines

We love them. Google loves them. We buy them by the box, Google buys them by the pallet.

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Android Accounts for 54% of Smartphone Sales in the US

Fiercemobilecontent.com is reporting that a mobile market research firm called the “NPD Group” has found that Android had increased it’s market share in the US during the 4th quarter of last year.

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Fan Made Android Commercial Celebrates its Openness [VIDEO]

A short commercial about Android that celebrates the fact that the OS is Open Source

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Motorola i1Q en route to Nextel?

Our Spanish-speaking friends at Groupo Android have brought us some new images on the Motorola i1Q that is allegedly heading to Nextel.

The post, (as translated from Spanish) says:

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AT&T Launching 12 Androids, 20 4G Devices In 2011

The guys over at Phandroid got their hands on an internal memo from AT&T that shows their roadmap for 2011.  The last two bullet points are of interest to us