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Moto Maker officially open for business, sells AT&T devices both on and off contract

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Every time I read about the Moto Maker, I am impressed with Motorola’s commitment to personalization and design…but then I remember how it is locked to AT&T customers only.  The latter fact i…

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Samsung unveils Galaxy S 4 teaser video, leaves us wanting more

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At this point, the cat is practically out of the bag.  We know Samsung will introduce the next generation Galaxy S on March 14th at a special Unpacked event in New York City.  Today, Samsung published a teaser vid…

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Motorola job listing seemingly confirms existence of X-Phone

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Motorola is rumored to be working on a powerful flagship Android device with Google known as the X-Phone.  Similarly, the manufacturer is said to be working on the X-Tablet as well.  About a month ago, the Wall S…

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Samsung introduces amber brown and ruby wine as new colors for the Galaxy Note II

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Should the current color options for the Samsung Galaxy Note II not exactly meet your expectations, then you may be happy to learn Samsung has two new color options ready to go.  The new colors include amber brow…

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HTC One V launches on U.S. Cellular today for $129

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Sometimes known as the forgotten member of the One series of HTC smartphones, the HTC One V is now available through U.S. Cellular.  It is important to note that purchases can only be made online at this time.  Th…

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MetroPCS announces the Huawei Activa 4G, an Android LTE smartphone

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Today is a big day for Huawei as it begins to launch its first Android 4G LTE smartphone in the United States.  The Huawei Activa 4G is currently available through MetroPCS retail stores across the nation as well…

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MEDIAS LTE-N04D Android smartphone to be released in Japan on February 15

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LTE smartphones are the bomb right now in the United States, but if you live outside the US you don’t have many such high-speed gagdets to choose from. Technology enthusiasts in Japan, however, should get ready…

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ADzero, world’s first bamboo smartphone, to hit China and the UK this year

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While most smartphone manufacturers are battling to make their devices thinner and lighter by incorporating all kinds of different metals onto the design, a British university student has found the easiest…

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40% of U.S. phones are smartphones. 40% of smartphones are Android [Nielsen]

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In 2010, 3 out of 10 phones used in the United States were smartphones. That percent has since risen to 4 out of 10 according to new data from Nielsen. The vast majority of phones used in the U.S. are feature phones f…

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SkyGrid brings another news-reading format to Honeycomb tablets

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This week Android tablet owners get another app for their downloading pleasure, called SkyGrid. With SkyGrid, much like Pulse, Honeycomb tablet owners can keep track of news on just about any subject or inter…

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Android vs. iOS: Why the “Simpsons did it” argument means nothing [OPINION]

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South Park character Butters became a supervillain named Professor Chaos, determined to bring havoc on his snowy little town. The only problem was that every diabolic scheme he could think of had already been…

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Android phones account for half of U.S. market share; 4G is King.

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There has been an abundance of reports in the recent months noting that Android is the leading smartphone platform. Canalys echoed that main sentiment once again in its Q1 2011 analysis, but it discovered some…

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Android smartphones arriving early: Motorola Droid X by mail & Samsung Intercept and White HTC EVO 4G at Best Buy

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Normally when we see an early release, or more accurately an early sale, its for one handset at a time. Well, as of now it looks like at least one Samsung Intercept, white HTC EVO 4G and Motorola Droid X have made the…

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US Cellular to release four Android smartphones in 2010, first is slated to arrive on July 9th

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US Cellular has been pretty forthcoming on their release plans as of late, after all they have been dropping hints and also making more than a few posts on their Facebook page. And now it seems they have gone the pr…

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Android 2.1 Eclair usage moves up to 50% as Android 1.5 slides down to 24.6%

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It looks like some new numbers on Android usage have shown up, and things are looking up for some of the more recent versions of the operating system. In fact, Android 2.1 usage has increased from 45.1% up to a nice…

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