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The Best Android devices and trends of 2011

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Today is the last of 2011, and it was quite a year for Android. Looking back at where Android was 365 days ago and where it is now, it’s pretty incredible. Most of the things that we asked for in our 2011 wish li…

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Carriers

Verizon cancels $2 convenience fee after tremendous negative feedback

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Verizon Wireless has been in the news a lot recently, and not for something good like the launch of a highly anticipated phone.  America’s largest carrier had the brilliant idea of charging customers $2…

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Android App Reviews

Android Apps Alert #85: Winter Wake Up, Star Wars: Republic, and more

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Happy New Year, everybody! This will be the last edition of Android Apps Alert published in the year 2011. It was a prolific year for the Android Market, which underwent more changes than we have time to recount,…

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Android OS

11 biggest Android disappointments of 2011

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The year started off with a robotic bang as Android ruled CES with an iron fist. In early January, it became clear that Android would have a big year, and boy did it ever. But that great start didn’t prevent a…

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Entertainment

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II coming to Android in 2012, optimized for Tegra devices

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SEGA has just announced that it’s iconic character Sonic the Hedgehog is returning to Android in an all new game. And it’s coming back in a major way. Sonic CD debuted on Android long ago, offering a…

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Android

Android is still the top mobile operating system in the US, as it increases its lead over Apple’s iOS

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If there was still anyone who thought that the battle for supremacy in the United States mobile OS market was close (or close-ish), the recent news we got from ComScore should make things clear once and for all. A…

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Add Androinica.com to your Google Currents library!

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Google Currents arrived earlier this month with a flash of headlines to display, well, headlines and the news that accompanies them. The stylistic news reader downloads specially designed articles from you…

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Android News

Samsung proudly exclaims the Galaxy Note shipped one million times

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The Samsung Galaxy Note is an interesting device based on its unconventional configurations, but it seems Samsung has found a way to make the device popular in the European and Asian markets.  According to inf…

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Verizon

Verizon to fleece customers with $2 ‘convenience’ charge for paying their bills

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Switching out of paper billing has quickly become the trendy thing to do, especially with companies pushing folks to opt out in favor of e-bills (electronic billing). This worked for a lot of people (including…

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Android News

2011 holidays ”the best ever” for Amazon as the Kindle Fire continues to be their top-seller

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According to an official statement released just hours ago, Amazon has enjoyed the best holiday season in their history, mostly due to the success of the Kindle Fire tablet. The Fire, along with its ‘’siblings…

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Android Apps

Are You Watching This?! sports app lets you swipe and play games on TV

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RUWT? Sports has released a cool app in the Android Market called Are You Watching This?! The app lets fans always know exactly what’s going on in the world of sports, whether it’s overtime, a no-hi…

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Android

Samsung is considering providing Galaxy S users with a “Value Pack” instead of Android 4.0

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We learned a few days ago that Samsung was going to readdress the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab problem in terms of upgrading it to Android 4.0.  Previously, it announced to the public that it was going to upgrade these t…

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Android News

Samsung Galaxy S III expected to feature Android 4.0, Quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM

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The Samsung Galaxy S II is already one of the better Android smartphones currently available and it is no surprise that Samsung wants to release a newer version of the phone equipped with the latest hardware.  T…

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LG

LG Prada 3.0 launches in South Korea, hits Europe in January

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LG has officially begun its worldwide deployment of its flagship device dubbed, Prada phone by LG 3.0. The plan is for the handset to be released in most European nations and in other parts of Asia in January. Wha…

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Accessories

And the winner of the Toshiba Wireless Keyboard – Android Optimized is…

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…Going to be announced in this thread. First of all, I want to thank everyone who participated in the contest. It was one of the most consistently-entered contest that we’ve run on Twitter in quite some ti…

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