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Sony Ericsson makes its Happiness app available in the Market for Xperia handsets

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Sony Ericsson seems to want to tell us that buying stuff makes us happy by naming its new app Happiness: a utility that presents deals, bargains and special offers. The app is exclusive for Sony Ericsson’s Xperi…

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DEBUNKED? T-Mobile G2 has chip that prevents permanent root [UPDATE]

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UPDATE: Earlier this morning, New America linked to and XDA thread in which members complained of the G2 being unable to maintain root because the phone reinstalled the firmware after every boot. It was sugges…

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Droid R2-D2 launch parties starting tonight. Here’s where to go.

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If you’ve ever wanted to say hello to me, you can get your chance tonight in Hialeah. I’ll be making a stop at the Droid R2-D2 party at the Verizon Wireless located at 1599 West 49th Street, Hialeah, 3…

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Sprint promises to get 4G to big cities soon, releases video showing it off

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Sprint has been promising its 4G WiMax network would be coming soon, but it forgot to mention that the biggest and most influential cities in the U.S. – Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco – wou…

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Samsung Media Hub is US only; Here’s a hands-on video

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The Samsung Media Hub debuted today as Samsung’s play for making its devices more suited for consuming multimedia. However, only the U.S. versions of those devices will be able to access it. An informat…

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Google TV could possibly make its way to future Samsung HDTVs

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After the big AppleTV announcement last week we Google fanboys are left wondering just when and what Google is going to do with their Google TV plans. According to Bloomberg, Samsung may be including Google TV i…

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HTC adds media to Sync for Euro Android 2.1+ phones

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Earlier this month, HTC released an update for its Sync application that added the ability to sync photos, music, and video files between the desktop and mobile phone. It initially only worked on the HTC Wildfi…

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Android Market has its problems, but it generates $10k a month for one developer

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The Android Market has had plenty of stories written about its woeful set-up and relatively poor returns. However, a recent blog post from Arron La, developer of Advanced Task Manager, shows that Android has g…

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Callpod’s Keeper Android app announced, helps you secure all your valuable information

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Callpod doesn’t seem like the most logical company to get into the Android app or even software business in general as they are primarily a phone accessory company. But, today Callpod has announced that…

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Privacy Star keeps annoying folks off your Android phone. Win a FREE copy [CONTESTS]

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I don’t know who had my number before I inherited it back in 2008, but he or she ran afoul of some very persistent Spanish-language telemarketers. I randomly get calls from numbers I’m unfamiliar w…

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Official marketing poster for R2D2 DROID2 posted by Verizon

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We have seen some of the blurrier pics and leaks of just what the R2-D2 edition of the DROID2 would look like. But today, VZWOffers posted an “official” image of the rear of the phone on the marketing…

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Facebook for Android Receives Quick Bug Fix to Address Battery Drain Issue

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Earlier this week, Facebook for Android got a much needed update to version 1.3. The interface received a major overhaul, and events, messages and requests were finally handled from the app itself, without re…

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How to Move Apps to the SD Card on Android Froyo the Easy Way with SDMove

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If you finally have gotten your much-awaited OTA Froyo update, after obsessively having pressed the “Check now” button for a couple of hours (at least that’s what I did), there are a couple…

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Bing! Will you switch to the upcoming Bing for Android app?

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Microsoft’s little search engine that could, Bing, is coming to Android soon. This isn’t a surprise because we already pointed that out when Verizon announced the Samsung Fascinate and reveale…

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HTC can’t keep up with demand for EVO 4G, Sprint not pleased

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HTC’s great at creating Android phones. Actually making those phones – well, that’s another issue entirely. The HTC EVO 4G is joining the HTC Droid Incredible as in-demand phones that are…

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