Q3 2010 Quarterly Report Card (US Carriers)

We put this feature together to help fill you, dear reader, in on we think each of the big four wireless providers are doing as it pertains to Android. Using the same system as the first time around, we conducted a blind, internal poll with members of our staff deciding how they would grade ...

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IcyCell Battery Door for the HTC EVO 4G

This summer, HTC hosted a smartphone-centric event in Chicago. The affair focused on the newly-released HTC Aria, and was truly a fantastic event. In addition to hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a plethora of over-zealous Android fans, a number of Aria handsets were on display. One such display ...

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Possible November Launch for Sprint Version of the Tab

Boy Genius is reporting today that they have received a tip from one of their sources that the Sprint Version of the Galaxy Tab may possibly be dropping on November 14th, just in time for the holiday consumer rush.  Here is the quote from their article; One of our Sprint sources just messaged ...

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Sprint Official with Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S

What an incredible week for Android announcements! After seeing seven devices from Motorola yesterday, the momentum continues with three more phones headed for Sprint. The boys and girls running the Now Network just officially unveiled the Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform, and LG Optimus S. ...

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Sprint to Announce LG Optimus S for October 31

We’re getting early word that Sprint is set to announce their LG Optimus S handset for availability later this month.  Tagged with a very attractive $49.99 price point, the entry level phone is said to feature Android 2.2, a 3.2-inch HVGA touch display and a 3.2-megapixel camera.  Like ...

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EXCLUSIVE: More Details Leaking out for Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform

One of our trusted tipsters has passed along some new Sprint details for a pair of upcoming devices. We felt you'd like to know a little more about the Sanyo Zio and Samsung Transform since we're expecting them less than a week from now. Yep, look for these two phones on October 10!

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Samsung Transform to Run Stock Android, Sport a Full QWERTY?

We’ve uncovered some more info about the Samsung Transform, which was leaked last week and rumored to be headed to Sprint. A leaked Sprint training document shows that the Transform will be packing a nice 4-row QWERTY keyboard that looks very similar to that of the Epic 4G.  

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HTC EVO 4G Lands on Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Awards

One of the hottest handsets of the year, the HTC EVO 4G, is being recognized by Popular Mechanics as being one of the breakthrough devices for 2010.  Touted as a product that “truly moves society forward”, the Sprint phone lands on the list because of its ability to act as a mobile ...

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What is Samsung Transform?

It looks like Sprint has another Samsung Galaxy S phone coming down the road. At least, that is what it appears to be at first glance. Called the Samsung Transform, it bears a striking resemblance to the Epic 4G. So what makes it different?

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Listen to AndroidGuys Podcast #67: “Facebook Phones and MySpace Tablets”

This week's episode of the AndroidGuys Monday night podcast is now available to listen to on demand. As per the norm our panel consisted of AndroidGuys staff members Sam Herren and myself as well as Nick Gray (HTCSource) and Andrew Kamika (Androinica). Joining us this week was Eric Lehman as ...

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HTC EVO 4G Gets Minor Update to Address Calendar Issues, Gmail

HTC EVO 4G owners are advised to check for a minor update on their handset today. Designed to address calendar event edit issues and allow for multiple Gmail account sync, it can be manually grabbed directly from Sprint.

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Sprint Dangles $50,000 and More in ‘4G App Challenge’

Sprint has partnered with Wired, Reddit and Ars Technica to put up $50,000 and some killer prizes in an effort to spur 4G app development. The contest, called the Sprint 4G App Challenge, pits apps against each other in five categories accepting - entertainment, gaming, productivity, social ...

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WSJ: Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint to Carry Samsung Tab

Sorry T-Mobile fans.  The Wall Street Journal does not have much good news for you when it comes to the Samsung Tab.  According to the newspaper, Samsung has inked a deal with the top three US carriers that will see each of them providing the upstart iPad killer when it lands locally.  This ...

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Turn Off TouchWiz on the Epic 4G

Their contribution to slower OS updates notwithstanding, a lot of us would feel a lot better about OEM’s custom UIs if they could just be turned off if a user prefers to use stock Android. Well, at least for one of their Galaxy S variants, Samsung has made this possible. On Sprint’s ...

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Samsung Epic 4G Rooted!

Those Android devs never stop, do they? Hot off the heels of last week, when the Backflip and Droid 2 were both rooted, the Samsung Epic 4G, Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S phone, has also been rooted. Just days before it’s launch, the Epic 4G was rooted using a process that ...

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