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Tonight on the AGTN Droid-Cast!

Join us tonight on AGTN at 9:00 pm CST.  You can listen on your desktop, or your Android powered device at the following link, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/androidguys . Tonight’s Hosts and panel:

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced back in May, Android 2.2 now accounts for more than 43-percent of the Android pie.

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RUMOR: Google’s Response to eBooks ‘Editions’, Coming Before the End of Year

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is finalizing and releasing their eBook service later this month in the U.S.

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Samsung Hints the Unveiling of the Nexus S with WiFi Calling, Next Week?

Since Eric Schmidt’s showing off of his shiny little Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit last month, rumors have circled as to what sort of new functionalities it would

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DoubleTwist Releases AirSync, Pouring Awesome Sauce All Over Your Device

We don’t need no stinkin’ wires! That is what DoubleTwist is saying with the release of their new AirSync add-on for their Android app. Before you read any farther, long story short, you can now sync music, videos and pictures to your Android device without a wire through DoubleTwist. You need to stop reading this article (can’t believe I am saying this) and go search the Android market now for the DoubleTwist AirSync app. The reason being that the add-on is only $.99 for the first 10,000 people to download it. After which, it will go up to $4.99. Go now. The rest of the article is waiting for you after the break.

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Morningstar.com Launches Free Mobile Application for Android Smartphones

Morningstar has released a free mobile app for Android.  Now you can check all your stocks and investments on the go.  According to their website, you can log in with

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How To Root Your B&N NookColor

We’ve seen Angry Birds running on the new e-reader from Barnes & Noble, showing that it’s capable of more than its stock offerings, but the party isn’t over yet.

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Winamp Brings WiFi Sync to Android!

It seems like just yesterday people were complaining that Android’s music systems were lacking in features, and needed a boost to compete. Winamp understands this so they’ve released the latest version of the Android application, adding on WiFi sync support.

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Gameloft Announces a Holiday Treat for All!

The Android community has a sort of love/hate relationship with Gameloft. We love their titles and we hate their constant refusal to add them to the Market, making us jump

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$1,000 Bounty For Rooting Google TV, Installing Apps

The first Google TV device was launched exactly a month ago, but still nothing has happened around the rooting thing. Someone was really tired of the limitations of the platform and decided to give a $1000 bounty to the first person who roots and installs third-party apps on the Google TV. Since it’s running Android, it seems to be quite easy at the first glance, but it isn’t.

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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