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Why to never “just go with the free one”

Many of my friends, when it’s time for an upgrade, ask me “What smartphone should I get?” My typical answer is, “What carrier do you have?” and we proceed to

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Budget-Friendly Kyocera Milano on its Way to Sprint

Kyocera has announced their newest Android device: the Milano. It’s not very flashy, with a 3-inch display, Android 2.3, 512MB of RAM, and an 800MHz processor, but we didn’t expect

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Huawei Android Device Passes Through FCC, Codenamed “Gaga”

I have to admit, Huawei has a history of low-end Android devices, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon. The device above is the Huawei X1 U8180, which is being given the strange name of “Gaga”, and it’s just gotten the FCC seal of approval. The Gaga will be packing a measly 528MHz processor, along with Froyo, a 2.8-inch QVGA display, 3.2MP camera sans flash, and the standard Android fare of WiFi, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and a MicroSD card slot.

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Gigabyte GSmart Rola is Low-End, Won’t Impress Many

Android may have started out big, with Nexus Ones and Droid Incredibles, but it’s winding down into a slew of low-end phones. Like the LG Optimus series, or the new

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INQ Mobile Set to Enter US Market with Android

IN1Q Mobile, the company behind the INQ¹ handset (Facebook phone), are ready for their next trick – The one that is bringing lower cost Android handsets to the US in