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Android News

InfoSonics reveals its first Android smartphone, the verykool s700

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We are used to seeing dozens of no-name Android-based devices launched by Chinese or Indian manufacturers every week, but to have an American unknown company unveil a gadget is certainly something that doesn…

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Android News

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus revealed in leaked photo! Could it be released at the 2012 CES?

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We’re only days away from the official beginning of the 2012 International CES consumer technology tradeshow, which means that we should get ready for a bunch of new gadget releases… One of these gadget…

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Android News

Dell waves farewell to the Streak 5 tablet

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Dell has finally given up on its 5-inch Android tablet, the Streak 5. Stepping in to replace the discontinued tab will be its larger Streak 7, as well as accessories for those who already own its smaller tablet. T…

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Entertainment

Droid X gets Netflix, reminds us how far we are from Android-wide distribution

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It’s been a little more than two weeks since we shared the great news that Motorola Droid X users would finally receive their Gingerbread update. Now, Droid X users will be able to satisfy their Netflix a…

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Android Phones and Devices

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Review: History Revisited with a Makeover

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It’s been a long time since the Sidekick brand has seen the light of day. You probably remember the good old days, when the Sidekick was designed by Danger , manufactured by Sharp, and lived as (arguably) t…

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Carriers

Cricket Expands its Smartphone Line up with the Samsung Indulge

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Cricket for the past few months has made valid strides in ramping up its Android phone line up. Today, Cricket Wireless (a subsidiary of Leap Wireless) announced its new offering, the Samsung Indulge. The Indu…

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Tablets

ViewSonic Targets eReaders with its New Android Tablet, ViewBook 730

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Today, Viewsonic announced the release of its 7 inch ViewBook 730 Android tablet. The ViewBook 730 isn’t exactly game changing, but it’s a product in the multi-purpose eReader/tablet catego…

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Tablets

Leak shows three Hanspree tablets coming this year

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Hanspree isn’t a big name here in the US. It’s a name you might know more from their TVs, and if you live in Europe, you may know their other electronics and computers, but now they’re also gett…

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Google

Google Mobile search adds Instant Previews on Android 2.2

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Google Search has a great feature called Instant previews that shows thumbnails of page results. This allows Google visitors to enter a search term and see quick previews of a page without clicking the link. So…

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Firmware updates

Froyo Watch: AT&T Captivate now, Aria tomorrow, Sprint Epic 4G stalled

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Alright, folks. We’ve got some good news and bad news for all the people who have been pestering their carriers, phone makers, and us about when their phones would be get the Android 2.2 (Froyo) firmware u…

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Samsung

How to update Epic 4G to Android 2.2 right now – no waiting involved

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We reported yesterday that the Samsung Epic 4G update to Android started yesterday and would continue in stages throughout the week. But after waiting days, then weeks, and several months for Froyo to arrive,…

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Samsung

Samsung Epic 4G Froyo update starting right now

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Samsung and Sprint are finally delivering the Android 2.2 upgrade to owners of the Epic 4G. After months of waiting and several delayed false starts, Sprint has confirmed that an over-the-air update that will…

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Tablets

Lenovo LePad launching in May or June

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The Lenovo LePad is lecoming to this year running LeAndroid 2.2 and a highly customized LeOS (that last one isn’t even a joke, it’s actually called LeOS.) Though the tablet was shown off at CES, Len…

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Firmware updates

Android 2.2 for Samsung Vibrant going to T-Mo customers starting Jan. 21

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Tomorrow is Froyo Day for the first wave of Samsung Vibrant owners. After months of wait, the rollover of Android 2.2 will finally begin for users on the T-Mobile USA network. Chief marketing officer Cole Brodm…

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T-Mobile

MyTouch 3G special editions promised Froyo upgrade from T-Mobile

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You know, we have heard for months at how “fragmented” Android has become and it is no surprise that this is the case when carriers don’t upgrade the entire line of their devices, whether the…

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