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Leaked Staples Lineup Shows Eight Android Tablets Due by June

Staples looks to be the place to go this year for Android tablets. The office retailer is forecasting at least eight Android tablets by June with five of them running Honeycomb.

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Best Buy offering Nexus S for $99 for new 2yr T-Mobile activations

UPDATE: Per comments below, please keep in mind that you may have to be a Best Buy Rewards Zone member with applicable membership privileges. Well looky here, Best Buy just

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First Look at the HTC Flyer in Video

Carrypad.com posted a video this week with a look at the upcoming Android powered HTC Flyer. You know, the tablet that HTC has not been working on. There are some interesting demonstrations of the stylus that is included with the unit, and the palm rejection feature built into it. They also put it up against the Galaxy Tab. The video is talking about the fact that the Flyer is being released in April overseas with Vodaphone.

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Official Gingerbread ROM for Galaxy S Leaked (Update: Screenshots!)

It’s pretty official now, Samsung is working on Gingerbread for it’s Galaxy S line. And how do we know? The beta ROM has been leaked on some vague Polish forum.

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Grab Gingberbread for Your Nexus One Manually

Tired of waiting for those “next few weeks” to come to and end? Grab Gingerbread for your Nexus One and do it yourself.

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Googlers Getting Gingerbread on Nexus One, Are You?

Gingerbread is hitting Nexus One handsets around the world. For real. We have confirmation from a few Google employees who have already downloaded it. Have you?

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Nexus One Finally Starts Getting Gingerbread

The agonizing wait is nearly over as Gingerbread finally starts hitting the Nexus One. The only problem is, it could take a few weeks before your phone sees it.

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CyanogenMod 7 Hits Release Candidate

It seems that Teamdouche will never end, at least when it comes to beating OEMs to releasing Gingerbread. That was the news that hit Twitter with a single post by the infamous Chris Soyars. While we have had nightlies for the past month, which are known to be unstable at times, the release candidates are more stable, and are officially one step closer to having full-blown CyanogenMod 7.

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Rumor: Gingerbread OTA for Nexus One This Week?

Take this one with a big grain of salt, but MobileCrunch’s Greg Kumparak is reporting that a Google employee at MWC “casually mentioned” that a Gingerbread OTA for the Nexus

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Schmidt: “Ice Cream Sandwich” Will Unite Gingerbread and Honeycomb

Yes, no, yes, no. That’s what it has been like the last month trying to figure out if Honeycomb will appear on smartphones or not. But during the Q&A after his keynote at MWC, Google’s Eric Schmidt mentioned something very cool:

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Samsung Shows Off Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung put all the rumors and leaks to rest today at MWC, officially showing off the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Tab 10.1. The Galaxy S II is being billed

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Gingerbread 2.3.3 Gives Developers NFC Read/Write Capabilities

In an post on the Android Developer Blog, the Android team announced an update to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.3, that gives the developers the option to both read and write to

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Open NFC is Released!

Say what you will about the Nexus S, it brought into sharp relief a technology that is all but ignored in the US – Near Field Communications. While tech hungry

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Rumor: Android 2.4 in April as a Gingerbread Update

It seems that rumors of Android 2.4 ¬†are back, but in a different form than we’d heard before. Rather than 2.4 as the next named release, Ice Cream Sandwich, word

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Samsung Galaxy S 2 Teaser Trailer Released [VIDEO]

A teaser video today was posted for the Samsung Galaxy S 2, the rumored dual-core successor to the best selling Galaxy S line.