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Motorola

Motorola promises to unlock Droid RAZR Dev Edition in Europe, unlockable device to follow in U.S.

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A Motorola employee infamously said that users who want to customize their phones should purchase their device from another company. Realizing the potential trouble for such a statement, Motorola quickly s…

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Android Phones

Looking to purchase an unlocked GSM Galaxy Nexus? Check out this deal for $559

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There are incentives to buying a phone with a subsidized contract through a carrier and there are incentives to buying a phone unlocked.  Most people choose the subsidized path since it is cheaper upfront and y…

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Dell

Dell Venue comes to the US with a $499.99 “unlocked” price tag

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If you have followed any of my posts, or even some of Andrew’s, you may know that I am obsessed with BlackBerry or Palm Pre style form factor. When I heard that Dell was making the Dell Venue for Android and it…

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Firmware updates

Unlocked HTC Legends in Europe are getting Froyo today

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It was only yesterday that unbranded HTC Legends received a minor firmware update, and today HTC has finally started rolling out the full Froyo experience to unlocked Legend devices in Europe. Contrary to HTC…

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Android

Android’s gesture unlock screen is suceptible to “smudge attacks”

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Ever since my 10-year-old cousin was able to get onto my G1 without my permission, I’ve known that the Android gesture unlock screen wasn’t as secure as most would like. The little runt was able to g…

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Irish carrier Meteor announces that HTC Hero will receive Android 2.1 update in March

Android OS

Irish carrier Meteor announces that HTC Hero will receive Android 2.1 update in March

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This will not necessarily mean anything for majority of the HTC Hero users, and certainly not for myself who is still on Sprint here in the US. However, Irish mobile carrier Meteor have announced that the Androi…

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Newegg now offering an unlocked Samsung Galaxy I7500 for $579.99

Android Phones

Newegg now offering an unlocked Samsung Galaxy I7500 for $579.99

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Unlocked handsets are generally never cheap, of course they also do not require any contract from the carrier and for that reason they are appealing to lots of users. Personally I am not one of those users, while…

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Unlocked Sprint HTC Hero will be available with Best Buy

Android Phones

Unlocked Sprint HTC Hero will be available with Best Buy

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Those considering picking up a Sprint branded HTC Hero that are also looking to avoid a nasty contract may want to head on over to Best Buy. Of course, if you are falling into that category then you may want to prepa…

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Geeks’Phone “One” is an Android phone with root access

Android Phones

Geeks’Phone “One” is an Android phone with root access

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Anybody interested in an unlocked phone that comes with root access the minute you buy it? It has a 624 MHZ processor, a 3.2 megapixel camera with autofocus, and Digital TV Tuner to sweeten the pot. If your intere…

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