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IDC says Android will be #2 OS by 2013

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IDC says Android will be #2 OS by 2013

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Get ready to see that lovable green robot more often, as a new report from IDC says Android will be the second-most popular mobile operating system by 2013. “Android will experience the fastest growth of…

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Android users gobbling up mobile content

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Android users gobbling up mobile content

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Android users are rapidly becoming an important consumer of mobile content, according to a new report released by Myxer. The company, which provides mobile content like ringtones to more than 30 million user…

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T-Mobile alters SIM unlock policy

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T-Mobile alters SIM unlock policy

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Android users on T-Mobile USA will soon be able to unlock their handsets quicker, as TmoNews reports the fourth-largest U.S. carrier is changing its SIM unlock policy. Starting Jan. 21, FlexPlay and post-pai…

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Review: K’UMPA for Android

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Review: K’UMPA for Android

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First of all, I want to say that I don’t enjoy motion control games on phones that much. It’s really cool for the first five minutes or so, but then moving your phone all the time becomes somewhat cumb…

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Android Gaining Ground In U.S.A.

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Android Gaining Ground In U.S.A.

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Google’s mobile operating system is picking up steam in the United States, as AdMob said it accounted for more than a quarter of mobile advertising requests for last quarter. AdMob is a mobile ad company…

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Google delays Android phones in China

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Google delays Android phones in China

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As Google threatens to quit operating in China due to the country’s censorship policy, the search giant delayed an event Wednesday to introduce two new Android phones for China Unicom. The search compa…

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Motorola’s Motoroi Coming To U.S. In March

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Motorola’s Motoroi Coming To U.S. In March

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It looks like the Droid will soon be replaced as Motorola’s best Android phone because the feature-rich Motoroi is expected to hit the U.S. market in March. The handset is essentially a keyboard-less Dr…

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Google Discounts Nexus One For T-Mobile Customers

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Google Discounts Nexus One For T-Mobile Customers

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Google is trying to make things right with existing T-Mobile USA customers by cutting the upgrade price for the Nexus One “superphone.” Previously, T-Mobile USA customers could get the handset…

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Verizon Lowers Unlimited Plan Prices

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Verizon Lowers Unlimited Plan Prices

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Good news for the gabbers with a Droid or Droid Eris because Verizon Wireless said Friday it would be lowering the cost of many of its plans. Beginning Jan. 18, customers can sign up for an unlimited talk plan for a…

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Philips V808 Android smartphone caught on camera

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Philips V808 Android smartphone caught on camera

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These latest images come as a little bit of a surprise because up till now we have not heard of anything Android related coming from Philips. That said, here are four nice and surprisingly not blurry images of the…

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Acer still rumored to be launching the “A1″ Android phone as early as September

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Acer still rumored to be launching the “A1″ Android phone as early as September

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Talk about a rumor that keeps resurfacing. This is certainly is not the first time we are hearing about an Android phone coming from Acer, but this is one that seems like it will keep coming back until we actually s…

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More Dell rumors: This time it looks like Dell is working on an Android-based MID

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More Dell rumors: This time it looks like Dell is working on an Android-based MID

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We saw some rumored images a few weeks back and it now looks like the Dell/Android related rumors have resurfaced, except this time the reports are coming courtesty of the Wall Street Journal, who are reporting…

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Another rumored image of an Android based smartphone from Dell

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Another rumored image of an Android based smartphone from Dell

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It seems that one leaked image of a Dell branded smartphone running Android was not enough. The first, as we saw yesterday highlighted a slightly Pre-like device in the typical blurry fashion. The second, (sho…

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Rumored image of an Android based smartphone from Dell

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Rumored image of an Android based smartphone from Dell

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There are not much in terms of details with this latest rumored image, however it would appear as if an Android based smartphone is under development from Dell. As you can see from the image below, it features the…

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Strategy Analytics report: Android to “grow 900 percent in 2009″

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Strategy Analytics report: Android to “grow 900 percent in 2009″

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Nothing like a large number to catch your attention. According to a recent report from Strategy Analytics, shipments of Android based smartphones are going to grow 900 percent this year. Based on that it almos…

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