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SlingPlayer Mobile for Android Launching Tomorrow in Android Market

Engadget is reporting that Sling is launching SlingPlayer Mobile for Android tomorrow for $29.99.   According to both Engadget and Sling the app has improved greatly since the public beta concluded.

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AMOLED vs. LCD vs. Super AMOLED in Direct Sunlight-FIGHT!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=58gZzqvqhRk&feature=player_embedded#![/youtube] I have to say, I really love my Nexus One AMOLED screen.  It really looks amazing.  However, the one thing I really hate about it is the fact that

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Nexus One Froyo Update FRF72 Now Available for Download

Remember the rumors last week detailing a new FRF 72 Froyo update available on some Nexus One handsets?  Well,  it appears that the rumors were dead on and the build

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New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection

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Android Team Shifting Focus to User Experience with Gingerbread

One of the things that Android can’t brag about is the user experience on the platform.  It lacks a certain “slickness” and “smoothness” when compared to its iPhone competition.  Apparently,

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The Tale of EVO Screen Woes: A First-Hand Account (With Video)

After much discussion with my peers, I had come to the conclusion that the problems people were seeing with the HTC EVO 4G’s screen were nothing more than a select

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Logitech Confirms Companion Box to be Called “Revue”

Logitech took to their blog today to confirm the “Revue” as their companion box for Google TV.  Rather than forking out hundreds or thousands for a new television, Logitech’s add-on

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AT&T CEO Obviously Not a Fan of Google

There’s an article on the Wall Street Journal today that talks about AT&T and their reaction to Verizon’s willingness to cozy up to Google and Android.  While CEO Randall Stephenson

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Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded

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Everybody’s Kung Fu Swyping!

When we’ve discussed Swype in the past, it’s always been a good news/bad news story. The good news: it’s an innovative, gesture-based virtual keyboard whose users profess a love for

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MyTouch 3G Slide Rooted

The MyTouch 3G Slide has been rooted!   MyTouch 3G Slide users will now have access to ROMs and all kinds of goodies.  Anybody interested should click here for a

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Is the Droid X Really Running Froyo?

Engadget has just posted some exclusive hands-on goodness of the Motorola Droid X. In their post, they make it very clear that the device is running Android 2.1, and not

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Nintendo DS or the First NEC Android Tablet?

The answer is the first NEC Android tablet, despite it’s incredible similarity to the Nintendo DS.  Pictured to the left is the NEC LifeTouch, and Android 2.1 based tablet with

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HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible Afflicted With Unresponsive Touchscreen?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8U2amlgb1M&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Engadget is reporting that the HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible suffer from unresponsive touchscreens.  The video posted above supposedly shows the EVO’s touchscreen failing to smoothly register touches when the

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Hackers Release Android 2.1 for the Motorola Cliq

With Motorola’s plan to update the Motorola CLIQ to Android 2.1 up in the air, hackers have decided to take actions into their own hands.  A group of ROM developers