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LG LU-3000 Launched, Worlds Fastest Android?

Nothing really exciting happened at KES2010, the Korean equivalent to the Consumer Electronics Show. Well, not entirely nothing. LG showed its newest device to the world, and boy it’s fast. In

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Smartphone Data Q3 – The Unbelievable Number Roundup

Every couple of weeks one of the big analytics companies, be they for activations, browser demographic, or any of a hundred hundred other variables, releases metrics regarding the smartphone world.

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Acer’s Lanci Predicting Victory in Tablet War in Two Years

I believe the quote that I am looking for comes from Top Gun, “Son, you’re ego is writing checks your body can’t cash” in reference to the news that Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci is predicting that Acer’s tablet division, which makes both Android and Windows tablets are going to go take over Apple’s early lead in the tablet market.

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Another Exploit Found in Android’s Web Browser

Another Android browser exploit (via PC World) has been revealed. Reported by Thomas Cannon, security expert, the exploit allows malicious web pages to download SD card content and various system

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Must.Eat.Birds Now Available in the Market

Your happily enjoying your cake at your picnic and you are attacked by flying birds trying to get the food. What do you do? Clone yourself and send in the clones

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More Playstation Phone Details Leaked

Hip hip, hurray! Mobile Crunch has a tipster inside Sony Ericsson who has a lot of information about the heavily rumored device. We’ve put the most important information in a nutshell.

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Pictures of Gingerbread and the Nexus S Leak… Finally [UPDATE]

Well if this ain’t the best gift to get Thanksgiving off on the right foot, I don’t know what is. Our buddies over at XDA have scored some legit shots

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Navigon GPS Software Price Dives on Black Friday

We all love Google Maps, and the wonderfully free things we get from it, but let’s be honest – it’s not always the most accurate. Haunted by the Beta tag, we trudge on in hopes that it will one day be perfect. For some, it’s worse, nigh unusable. Solutions have come and gone, but reallyit’s the standalone GPS guys who in the end have come to my rescue. The standalone guys with any brains have released apps that combine the best of both worlds, like the team at Navigon. It’s not cheap, in fact these are some of the most expensive apps in the Market.

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What’s Happening With Skype Video Calling for Android?

Back in May, Skype made their ambitions very clear. But, with competition from the likes of Fring and Qik, Skype seems to be playing a fair amount of catch-up in

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Looking Back at This Year’s Android Turkeys

On the latest AndroidGuys podcast we started discussing who we thought this year’s biggest Android turkeys were. You know, in honor of Thanksgiving and all.

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Could Rubin Drop Gingerbread on December 6th?

With the rumored Gingerbread drop date come and gone without any tasty little pastry men coming to light, speculation has once again started as to exactly when Gingerbread will release. With Eric Schmidt telling the world that it will be a “few weeks” during a recent interview, we have been looking for a date in which Google will announce the latest version of it’s Android operating system.

Looking at upcoming events, we happened to notice that Andy Rubin, creator of Android, is speaking at the D: Dive into Mobile conference on December 6th. Rubin will be the opening interview. Could Rubin drop Gingerbread or news of the impending release during the interview?

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Cox Isn’t Just Cable Anymore, Adds Android to Repertoire

Cable company Cox is breaking into the wireless business and is currently offering cellular service in select regions. Cox’s business plan is based around the user, offering great customer service and

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Samsung Reporting 600,000 Tabs Sold Worldwide in First Month

Color us impressed. The Korea Herald is reporting that Samsung has released it’s sales figures for the newly released Galaxy Tab, and they are impressive. 600, 000 units have been sold worldwide, with supply in most areas not keeping up with demand.

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Leaked: Galaxy S Successor Gets Firmware Update.

On Friday, November 19th a firmware update was leaked by a Samsung insider relating to the GT-I9200,  also rumored to be the Galaxy S2. The firmware is being looked over by

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Take $50 off Sprint’s Galaxy Tab at Radio Shack with Shack Friday Deal

With Black Friday rapidly approaching, we’ve learned of another fantastic Android deal.  Radio Shack, trying to save people the hassle of waiting in line for hours in the cold, has decided