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Shopkick and Retail Mobile Rewards

Just in time for the holiday season, we are seeing location based ad/rewards systems take off on the Android Platform.  The latest one to announce a new location based rewards

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Samsung Galaxy Tab: Reviewed

After reading about the Samsung Galaxy Tab for what seemed like years (JK, it was only two months) I never thought it would come to the carriers much less to my house. I have owned the Archos and Augen versions of the mythical Android tablet and for my money, I believe Samsung got it right and all this without a proper tablet OS.

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Nokia Continues to Say ‘No’ to Android

What do you do when you think the ship you are navigating is sinking? Do you go down with the ship like the guy from “Titantic”, or do you look for a life raft? Well despite all the warning signs that Nokia has been receiving over the past 2 years, they are going to stick with their sinking ship, Symbian.

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sees Android Winning in the End

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.

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Canadian Galaxy S Users Get ETA Love

Take a look at the quote from the Samsung Mobile Canada Facebook page: We’d like to acknowledge the tremendous interest in the Froyo (Android 2.2) upgrade for Galaxy S series

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Xperia X10 To Get Pinch-to-zoom in Q1 2011

Multitouch is on the way, but it will take some time and it will be pinch-to-zoom only. You see, when the two fingers cross each other on the X- or Y-axis, the phone starts to behave weird. But it’s still brilliant anyway.

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Samsung Smart TV’s are going Google.

I consider Samsung to be one of the pioneers of this generation of smart/web TV’s. They weren’t running Google TV when I last saw them, but the sets were amazing nonetheless. Bringing about some really neat add-ons, like a camera so you could Skype with friends and Family. It didn’t seem like there was a bunch of room for expansion or further development though, which is what Android seems to have mastered. So it seems only logical that Samsung would take the success we have enjoyed from the Galaxy S line to their consumer electronics devices

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The Next Step for Google Goggles [VIDEO]

Google has released details to their next experiment with Goggles and it has me pretty excited to see what could be next!

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The Great White North Gets Galaxy 550 on Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile, feeling left behind, finally decided to get more new Android powered smartphones. Virgin just announced they are ready to release the Samsung Galaxy 550. The Galaxy 550 sports

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HTC submits trademark for “EVO shift 4G”

It appears as though HTC has gone the route of a series of branded phone lines to help users want their phones. We’ve got the Desire and the Desire HD,

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Eric Schmidt Shows Nexus S; Gingerbread Coming “In The Next Few Weeks”

It was rumored that Google CEO Eric Schmidt would bring us some Gingerbread news at his Web 2.0 Summit appearance today. Well, sure enough, Android 2.3 made an appearance. Not

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Sharp’s 3D Android Smartphone in Action

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gUNF9MkGKE[/youtube] The 3D craze has made it’s way to Android, as we reported it would a short time ago here on Android Guys.  The above video was taken from a

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Pulse News Reader Goes Free

You may remember us interviewing Alphonso Labs about their slick visual newsreader called Pulse a while back on AGTN.  We recommended the app highly, because it is such a joy

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nVidia CEO talks tablets, Android, and the future of computing.

“This isn’t a fad. Everybody’s building tablets because it’s just so important. Car companies are working on tablets, consumer electronics companies are working on tablets, computer companies are working on tablets, and communications companies are working on tablets. The medical industry is working on tablets,” he said during the earnings conference call. “I don’t remember in the history of computing [when] a singular device is being worked on by all of the industry.”

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HTC “Mecha” aka “Incredible HD” sees the light.

Here is the next new screen shot of the latest HTC device. No, it’s not an EVO, it’s the Mecha or “Incredible HD”. Ok you may have seen the leaked