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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 where we dished on Sprint, EVO 4G, Epic 4G, SERO, and rumored handsets.

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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 networking and multimedia. Submissions will be accepted until November 5th and will be judged on four merits – creativity, intuitive navigation, functionality and design.

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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

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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

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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

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Droid X review by your friendly neighborhood AndroidGuy

For the past two years I have had many Android devices, some good some not so good. But what was delivered this week definitely falls into the Good camp. You

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Rumored Tip: Sprint 4G Turned on in Ft. Lauderdale

We had a tip come in from one of readers named Brian, saying that he is seeing a marked increase in download speeds on his Sprint phone.  He resides in

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EVO Getting Final Production Froyo OTA

Sprint has apparently released a small upgrade for EVO 4G owners who manually upgraded to the unofficial early release of Froyo. The update number on the official build was 3.26.651.3

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Samsung Epic 4G Arrives August 31st, Order Yours Tomorrow!

Sprint has tapped their Samsung Galaxy S series phone, the Epic 4G, with an August 31st launch date. The 4G capable handset will come with a $249.99 price tag ($100 mail-in rebate) and will be available in all Sprint retail channels, including Sprint.com, RadioShack, Best Buy and Walmart.

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Sprint Breaks Down the Difference Between Epic 4G and EVO 4G [VIDEO]

Sprint just published a video online a few moments ago that helps customers figure out which new 4G capable phone is right for them. The two minute clip does show some of the better selling features between the two devices such as the display type and media streaming.

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Sprint is “Going the Distance” Giving away 10 Epic 4G handsets

To promote Sprint’s second 4G Smartphone, they have teamed up with Warner Brothers Entertainment and decided to give away a Samsung Galaxy S Epic 4G handset to 10 lucky winners.

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Sprint Rumored to Launch Epic 4G August 11

Sprint is reportedly launching its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S in less than a week on Wednesday, August 11. The Epic 4G differentiates itself from other Galaxy S models

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Official Froyo 2.2 for EVO 4G

The guys over at XDA Developers have released information about the 2.2 update for the HTC EVO 4G by Sprint.  As we mentioned before, the official release is going live