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AT&T

AT&T changing pricing policies

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The T-Mobile purchase is nowhere near being final, but AT&T is already increasing prices. Of course, if the FCC ask about it, I’m sure AT&T will simply say that they had to protect themselves fro…

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Tools

AVG Mobilation adds virus protection to Android tablets and phones

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The Android Market has more than 150,000 apps. That means it also has thousands of possible distribution points for phone viruses and malware hidden within Android apps. While we’ve covered how some co…

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HTC

HTC makes 1 of 5 US smartphones, Android tops Nielsen rankings once again

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HTC ranks as the top Android phone maker in the United States according to recent smartphone market share statistics released by Nielsen. Between November 2010 and January 2011, 12 percent of smartphone purc…

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Android Hacks

Honeycomb ported to 3 HTC smartphones

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A lot of you have been very adamant in telling us that you don’t want to see a split in the Android OS, well some of the good guys in the Android dev community are giving you your wish. Honeycomb has been ported…

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Android Devices

“Forking” be damned, crude smartphone support found in Android 3.0 Honeycomb emulator

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If you were worried about what Android version your device was going to get after Gingerbread 2.3 and believed the hype that Android 3.0 was for dual-core, tablets only, it looks like there is some evidence to th…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA to offer more cheap, midrange smartphones

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T-Mobile spent much of 2010 releasing entry and mid-level smartphones while rivals promoted high-end devices that outpaced what was offered at T-Mo. That trend may continue, despite a flurry of top-level sm…

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Sprint

Sprint Android phones: Which one should I buy? [CHART]

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“What’s the best Android phone for [insert carrier]?” It’s routinely asked and often difficult to answer because what works for me doesn’t necessarily work for you. So we de…

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Verizon

Verizon Android phones: Which one should I buy? [CHART]

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The only number one question we hear at Androinica HQ is “What’s the best Android phone for [insert carrier]?” It’s routinely asked and often difficult to answer because what works…

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Android News

Android Makes Up 80% of Verizon Smartphone Sales

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Analyst Matthew Goodmam at ITG Investment Research, has done a little digging and found that Android is responsible for 80% of smartphone sales at Verizon. Once you stop to think about it, this headline isn&#…

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Android

Android: 300,000 daily activations and counting

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“There are 300,000 Android phones activated each day.” That was the brief tweet sent out by Andy Rubin late last night, but the Google VP of Engineering’s words speak volumes. Though it was…

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Android

Nielsen: Android and iPhone in dead heat for most desired phone

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Android or iPhone? iPhone or Android. There’s constant talk of which is better or more popular, and we get a new report every other month vacillating between the two systems as being tops. The latest repo…

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Android News

Apple co-founder says Android will win smartphone race (numbers-wise)

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Apple co-founder and Dancing With the Stars alum Steve Wozniak is a straight shooter. So it’s no surprise that he’s willing to be frank about the future of the smartphone wars and acknowledge that…

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Android News

Nielsen: Android trends younger, smartphone users are in the minority

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Riding the wave of smartphone data released today, Nielsen has shared new insight about the trends of smartphone buyers. For starters, Nielsen reminded us that they’re a small slice of the pie. Accordi…

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Acer

Acer Liquid Metal coming to UK with Android 2.2, new UI

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Acer added to its Android line-up by announcing the upcoming release of the Acer Liquid Metal. Sharing some basic form similarities with the original Liquid, the Liquid Metal is more fashionable with smoothe…

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Android

Gadget Census shows Android loses the 2010 election

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Midwesterners love their Androids, and folks in the Great Plains seem to love ‘em even more. But that’s not enough to get Android elected to President of the Smartphone Nation. Andy had to concede…

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