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Motorola Atrix 4G Approved by FCC

So it appears all but official that the Motorola Atrix 4G, which has been rumored to be launching March 1 on AT&T, has been officially approved by the FCC. Though the FCC documentation doesn’t mention the name “Atrix,” it’s pretty clear that is the device in question. First, it lists the model number as MB860, which Motorola has identified as the Atrix. Add to that the rare (in a phone) 5GHz 802.11n wifi and AT&T’s 3G and HSPA+ bands and it seems pretty well confirmed.

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Crystal Clear ROMs Developer Cvpcs Joins CyanogenMod Team

Cvpcs, developer of the GEM ROM, works on a ton of devices: Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible. That’s an awful lot for a lone developer, he’s found it’s easier and much less daunting to break up programming chores. Joining up with the CyanogenMod team will allow him an opportunity to contribute his excellent work into CyanogenMod.

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Hell Freezes Over, Vibrant Gets Froyo Update

Whether or not you believe that all the community outrage at the lack of a Froyo update for the Samsung/T-Mo Vibrant did any good, the update is finally here.

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HTC – “We Aren’t Working On a Tablet, Except This Android One Right Here.”

Fierce Wireless today is reporting that HTC’s CEO Peter Chou has confirmed that his company is indeed working on an Android based tablet, despite statements last year from HTC spokesperson Eric Lin saying that, at the time, there were no plans to build a tablet. (a lot can happen in this time, we know, this statement was made last July).

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Google: Honeycomb “is a Tablet Operating System”

Apparently contradicting what Google’s Matias Duarte said at CES, an unnamed Google spokesman told TechRadar that “right now, [Honeycomb] is a tablet operating system.” TechRadar takes this to mean that

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U.S. Soldiers Testing Android Translation App in Afghanistan

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), a part of the Department of Defense charged with supplying cutting edge technological options for the entire Department, is currently beta-testing a mobile translation app called Translation System for Tactical Use (TRANSTAC). The app “provides sentence and phrase translation on an easy-to-use, hand-held smart phone.” The Nexus One seen in the photo on Defence Talk would lead one to believe they are using Android as their mobile platform of choice.

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Triple-Display “Flip” is the Phone of Your Dreams

If only this were true… Too bad, it’s only a render at this point, but it’s looking really fancy. What is it? It’s a triple-screen phone with a hardware keyboard put somewhere on the inside and looks quite complicated to handle.

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Here’s What You Missed on AGTN Tonight!

If you did not catch AGTN live tonight, you missed another great show!  Here is a recap of what went down! There is an app that you need to download

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Froyo for Epic 4G “Still in the Works”

On the heels of T-Mobile’s announcement that Vibrant owners will start seeing Froyo this week, Sprint has issued a statement on the status of a Froyo update for its Galaxy

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Larry Page to Become Google CEO

Everyone who uses our beloved Android also has at least some affinity towards Google. Well, a bombshell of Google news dropped today: Eric Schimdt will step aside as CEO of Google to become the Executive Chairman.

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On AGTN Tonight!

Can you believe that it is once again Thursday!  We are excited to bring you another episode of the weekly AGTN, the Android Guys Thursday Night Droid-cast. Here is what

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WebMD Launches Medscape for and Android™ Devices

Since WebMD went live years ago, tons of people hop online with their symptoms and give themselves self-diagnosis’s on what ails them. Although NOT a substitute for a physician’s diagnosis, WebMD is a great utility for people to get an idea if they need more treatment than what they have in the band-aid box at home.

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SeamlessWeb introduces Food-to-Go on your Android Device

In select Metro areas in the United States, (Queens, Manhattan, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and others) you can now order your favorite take-out and have it delivered to you at home, or to the office, and the service is free of charge. Seamlessweb.com has released an Android version of their software that allows you to place your carry-out order or delivery food order, all from an app on your phone. It even saves your preferences if you tend to order the #5 down at Johnny’s Deli, it will store if you like pastrami, but want them to hold the mayo!

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Cook Up a Custom Froyo ROM for Your Captivate or Galaxy S

Cooking your own custom ROM may seem quite complicated at the first glance, we’ll post a guide about the complicated side soon as well, but this kitchen for the Galaxy S and the Captivate makes your life a lot easier.

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Workaround, Possible Fix for Google Listen Bug [UPDATED]

For the past week or so, those of us who rely on Google’s podcatcher Listen have been stymied by a bug: subscriptions won’t update, leaving users with no new podcasts