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TheStreet: Android Market to Integrate Paypal as Early as October 26th

One big bone of contention for many new Android users is having to use Google Checkout over Paypal for purchasing apps.  It’s not that Checkout is a total hassle to

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Team Douche Will Give ETAs for CyanogenMod

We all know that the only rule of CyanogenMod is that you don’t ask for ETAs, but that rule went out the window in Austin this weekend at the Big Android BBQ.

What made Team Douche reverse course?

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Verizon Announces the Motorola Droid Pro [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Full press release and specs after the break: Verizon has officially announced the Droid Pro.  Before I go any farther, I just want to say that I absolutely love

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Virgin Mobile Launches Samsung Intercept at Target Stores Nationwide

Virgin Mobile officially announced the availability and pricing of the Samsung Intercept today.  The Intercept will retail at Target Stores for a $249.99 price tag and should make it out

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G2 Now on Sale at Radio Shack, $149.99 on 2-Year Contract

Boom! Radio Shack now has your G2 for sale!  Staying true to it’s word about being the first to have the T-Mobile G2 for sale, Radio Shack now has the

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Froyo Now Powers 1 in 3 Android Phones

New figures hot off the press!  Google has released the latest figures for devices accessing the Android Market and we’re getting closer to a Froyo majority.  The period ending October

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Alpha Test This: Overbite for Android

When I was in college back in the last century, one of my roommates, a computer science major, had classes with this guy named Marc who was working on a

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StartTalking lets users send texts by voice all without touch

Per this post in the USA Today, the StartTalking by AdelaVoice app is available the Android Market now or you can download here.  According to the presser, the application will

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Calling all Android users on Verizon!

Getting tired of being left behind for the next Android phones or are you like me and just want a new phone ever six months or so?  If so, check

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Cellphone Radiation Detector Rejected by Apple Comes to Android

Even as Android users, most of us have become familiar with the harsh requirements of the Apple App Store.  Rejected App Store applications routinely find a place in the Android

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Developer’s Spotlight: Launcher Pro’s Federico Carnales

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of Launcher Pro and Launcher Pro Plus. Swiping between screens is a real breeze, fast and fluid. Overall, it makes the

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Shots of Verizon-Branded HTC Merge Hit Web, Bing Safely in Tow

While this is a news from a couple days ago, it is still important.  Photos of the CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z have surfaced again. It appears to

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Droid 2 FM Radio Revealed

Didn’t know the Droid 2 had an FM Radio? Yeah, neither did we, but thanks to some clever folks over at XDA-Developers, you can now listen to your favorite radio

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Android: Open Source or Just an Open Mess?

Those of us who are familiar with the “with Google” stamp on the back of our respective Android phones what does this actually signify?  Is it part of a carrier

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T-Mobile G2 Won’t Support Tethering at Launch

As many of you know, stock Android 2.2 supports tethering out of the box.  However, the folks over at TmoNews have discovered that while this is the case, the T-Mobile