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Best Buy offering free Android phones on contract every day in December

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It turns out those “Free Phone Fridays” at Best Buy last October were just an experiment for something big. The experiment was a success because now Best Buy Mobile is offering a free phone every da…

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Motorola

Android leads Motorola from the cellar to viable business

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Motorola has greatly benefited from CEO Sanjay Jha’s calculated bet on Android. The company was losing hundreds of millions of dollars when Jha took over in 2008, but it has since reversed fortunes and i…

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AT&T

Samsung ships (not sold) 1 million Galaxy S devices to U.S.

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It’s rare that you get concrete numbers from carriers and phone makers, but Samsung sent out a press release today proudly claiming that it has shipped 1 million devices to the United States. That’…

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Samsung

Amazon selling Samsung Vibrant for one penny

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The Samsung Vibrant now costs a penny for your thoughts. Actually, there’s not much to think about when a phone costs only a penny. The Vibrant was ticketed for only $99 on a one-day sale yesterday, but Ama…

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Android News

Android sales double in two months; now activating 200,000 a day

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Multiple research groups recently crowned Android as the top mobile OS in Q2 2010, and it’s easy to see why. There are 200,000 new Android activations each day. That’s 1 million per work week. Abou…

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Android’s #1, but what are the Top 5 Android Phones?

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Earlier this week, market analysis firm Canalys reported that Android has increased phone shipments 886% since Q2 2009. Nielsen then jumped in saying that Android has the top market share among new cell phone…

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Google

Nexus One officially sold-out. Google closes phone store. (Forever?)

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Well that didn’t take long, now did it? Google announced last week that it was receiving its last shipment of Nexus One’s from HTC and would stop selling the device directly. Just a short time later…

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Motorola

Rumor: Droid X demand likely to exceed supply

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While I’m sure you’ve been following the DroidLanding game with hopes of snagging a free Droid X, it’s going to be tough to find. Heck, even paying for a Droid X may not be an easy task if early i…

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Android News

Android’s growth nearly triples; 160,000 phones activated each day

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It seems like every time an executive from Google opens his mouth, Android’s growth numbers increase. In February, CEO Eric Schmidt said that Android ships 60,000 phones each day. Then last month at Goo…

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T-Mobile

Radio Shack says its T-Mobile phones are free, no family plan required

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T-mobile phones are free at corporate sotres this week, but they require signing up for a contract. Radio Shack is also giving away free T-Mobile phones this weekend, except there’s no family plan requi…

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T-Mobile

Rumor: T-Mobile set to offer all phones free on June 19th?

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This is still in the rumor stage but if true, and that’s a big if, it would be quite a move for T-Mobile. According to a leaked script sent to TmoNews, the much ballyhooed mystery event set to take place June 1…

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Sprint

Sprint EVO 4G is not sold out yet; estimates were high but a little too high

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Sprint has said that it goofed when it sold three times as many HTC EVO’s as the Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre combined. It turns out that the company actually meant to say that it sold twice as many Instinct…

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Some stores limiting HTC EVO sales to new customers and upgrades

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Friday was a busy day for me. I visited several Sprint, Radio Shack, and Best Buy stores in my area to talk up Androinica and gauge excitement for the HTC EVO. I also overheard a great deal of grief from customers fr…

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Android Phones

HTC EVO 4G breaks Sprint’s launch day sales record

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After all of the hype that we have seen leading up to the launch of the EVO 4G, this news comes with slightly less surprise. That said, its nice to see it happen with an Android smartphone. According to a Sprint pres…

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The Nexus One is not a “flop”, it is an experiment [OPINION]

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The Nexus One is not a “flop”, it is an experiment [OPINION]

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A post today on Silicon Alley Insider says that the Google Nexus One has been on sale for 74 days and has only sold 135,000 units. They make the comparison to the Motorola DROID and iPhone sales of their first 74 day…

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