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Three out of Four Android Phones at 2.1 or Higher

Google’s latest platform version data is out, collected from the Android Market during the two weeks leading to November 1.  Most telling in the report is that 77-percent of Android

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T-Mobile Makes New Tethering Plans Available

With the announcement of their new budget-friendly handsets like the Comet, T-Mobile officially rolled out their new new tethering plans.  How does it work?   It’s actually quite simple. The

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Market Bug Showing Yahoo! Video Chat for non T-Mobile Customers

Android Purity is reporting today that the Yahoo! Video Chat app, that is supposed to be exclusively for T-Mobile customers, is showing up in the Android market for non-magenta subscribers. 

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MyTouch 4G Hits November 3rd

The MyTouch 4G is going to hit the stores on November 3rd for $200 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Consumers purchasing the device also get a 8 GB microSD card

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Apple Going After Android Through Manufacturers?

PC World is reporting today that Apple has filed suit against Android handset developer Motorola, for infringing on their multi-touch patents. Specifically, Apple is saying that Motorola infringed on this

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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android’s tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Flash

About two weeks ago now, I upgraded my phone to the HTC Evo4G. I switched from what now feels like an ancient (and tiny) HTC Hero. And although I had Android 2.2 running on my rooted Hero, this phone feels like a completely new experience. Yes of course its way faster, and the screen is way bigger. But its more than that. I think the biggest difference is having Flash.

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Twitter Puts its Foot Down

One of the top social-networking sites, Twitter, has recently posted some new guidelines for app developers.  The post on twitter.com found here, still says you can feel free to use the

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Standing in awe – Recapping the Auction

Something really incredible has just happened. You probably already know parts of it. Heck, you might even know most of it. I haven’t been able to get it out of

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WebIS Pocket Informant Public Beta Live On The Market!

One of the most popular calendar and task management applications from Windows Mobile has finally made its way to our beloved Android OS.  Pocket Informant is the quintessential pocket planner.

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Sprint Giving $50 Gift Card to Samsung Epic 4G buyers

In order to step up its Samsung campaign and push its Media Hub capabilities, Sprint is offering a free $50 gift card. Before you get too excited and start yelling

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There is Hope for William Hung! (if he has an Android handset)

Tone deaf Android users can rejoice! The popular iPhone app, Ladida, is reportedly coming to Android for all of those people who are harmonically challenged.  If you have not heard

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HTC Wildfire Coming to the States via Alltel, Others

Looking for a budget Android device that’s worth your money and still looks cool? Than you’re looking for the HTC Wildfire.

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NF300i Nikon3D Android 2.1 3D Digital Photo Frame

Nikon recently revealed a new 2D/3D Digital Picture Frame which will be running the Android 2.1 OS out of the box. The NF300i features a 7.2-inch screen , WiFi (802.11 b/g),

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$99 Android Tablet at Walgreen’s this Christmas

This Christmas, Walgreen’s will offer an Android tablet on their website.  Walgreen’s is going to offer their tablet for just $99 (marked down from the $129.99 original price). The tablet