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Sony Ericsson ST18i Leaks Again

The Sony Ericsson ST18i or “Urushi” as it’s also known has leaked again since we briefly covered it here. It’s powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon chipsetwith a Scorpion CPU, an Adreno 205 GPU and 355Mb of RAM. A little meh if you ask us….

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Review: Cobra Universal Mini Mount

I’ve been using the Cobra Universal Mini Mount for almost a month now. It is exactly what its names suggests – a one-size fits-all mobile device mount for your car.

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LG Optimus Big Coming Soon to Korea

We reported on a leaked image of the LG Optimus Big a while ago, putting it in the rumor column until more info came out. Now, all has fallen into place as the company has announced the device will be launching April 28 in Korea. There are times where we wished we lived in Korea to get the cool goodies they do over there!

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Could These Mystery Pics be one of the new Tegra 3 Devices?

Before anything, we want to file this firmly in the rumor column, but it is an intriguing one nonetheless. Droid Life got their hands on some pictures today, from a source claiming that they were of one of the new Motorola Tegra 3 devices. The handset with the white casing is the supposed mystery device, with the bottom device being a Droid X for comparison purposes.

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Samsung Replenish Gets Official on Sprint Network

  Yesterday we wrote about the Leaked Samsung Replenish, today we get official info from Sprint regarding its launch. This Eco-Friendly candybar QWERTY will be available on May 8 at

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INQ Launches the Cloud Touch Facebook Handset

Engadget is reporting today that INQ has launched the Cloud Touch handset in the UK, firing the first shot in what is sure to be the “Facebook Phone Wars”. While HTC is preparing to release two handsets that have dedicated Facebook buttons this summer, INQ decided to beat the “quietly brilliant” company to the punch. The INQ Cloud Touch is an entry level handset, powered by Android Froyo and a 800 MHz processor. A quote from the Engadget article:

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Get Your Swap On With Swappa.com

I have a feeling with the recent announcement about AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile, there are going to be a lot of people that are going to be looking to switch to one of the CDMA carriers, and that means a device change. Only problem is, those pesky two year contracts can make it prohibitive to make the change, especially when you stack the cost of a new device on top of an early termination fees. There is a site out there that looks to help with this problem by providing a marketplace to sell, buy and trade your “lightly” used Android device

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Dell Venue, AKA “Thunder” Now Available for both AT&T and T-Mo

The Dell Venue, previously knows as the artist called “Thunder” is now available unlocked on both the AT&T and T-Mobile networks. In a posting on a community blog over at Dell, it is being said that:

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Infrared (IR) Camera For Your Android?

Our friends at DARPA recently sent out a solicitation for the development of “wafer-sized thermal imagery sensors and optics” small enough to fit in your android handset.

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Got an App Idea? Apply at Google

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that according to “sources close to the company”, Google is getting ready to hire a slew of Android app developers, building an in-house app lab to drive their Market push this upcoming fiscal year.

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Huawei Devices Introduces IDEOS X5 at CES

Huawei announced at the CES that they are expanding their IDEOS line with the X5 coming this year.  In Singapore, Hong Kong, and New Zealand, it’s coming this month, and

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More pictures emerge for the HTC EVO Shift

We’ve been covering a lot of info about the EVO Shift coming this January 09th, (or pre-order the 6th) and some new images have surfaced from the Shift’s Facebook site.

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Cross Country Automotive Services Announces New Roadside Service App

Cross-Country automotive services has announced that they are releasing a new mobile app for Android to help motorists who need help while travelling. This app takes roadside assistance to a new level. It can use your GPS location to notify the tow truck more precisely where you are which, I find amazing, especially when your car breaks down outside of a well-known area.

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How Come Korea Gets all the Cool Stuff?

Why does it seem that Korea get’s a lot of the cool new toys first? Perhaps it is something to do with the big companies doing the manufacturing being located there.

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