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Rumor Has It Samsung and T-Mobile Up to Something Big…

…And we think we already know what it is.  Remember back a few weeks ago when we thought we knew what T-Mobile’s Project Emerald was?  At the time we purported that it was related to the Samsung Galaxy S arriving…

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Sprint to Release Motorola i1 Next Month for $150

PhoneDog is reporting that the Motorola i1 will be arriving at Sprint’s doorstep on June 20th with a $149.99 price tag attached to it.  The ruggedized phone  is designed to withstand pretty much anything you can throw at it and…

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Skype Intends to “Set the Bar on Mobile Video Calling”


As we gear up for the release of the HTC EVO 4G, software developers, and fans, are turning their focus to the front-facing camera and the possibilities that rest within.  Just this week we’ve seen mentions of Fring and Qik…

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Exclusive: Samsung i897 in the Wild (AT&T)

As we reported here earlier this week, the Samsung i897 looks to be AT&T’s first serious attempt at releasing an Android phone. In terms of specs, it appears to be almost identical to the Galaxy S with its 4-inch AMOLED…

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DMCA Notice Wipes 35 Tetris Clones Off Android Market


A cease and desist order sent to Google on behalf of The Tetris Company LLC has resulted in 35 Tetris clones being pulled from the Android Market.  The developer behind FallingBlocks was among the first to feel the fallout as…

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Facebook Releases SDK for Android


Has ex-Googler Erick Tseng already started making an impact with his new employer?  Facebook has unleashed a beta version of their Facebook SDK for Android which was privately demonstrated at last week’s Google I/O conference.  The company plans to provide…

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Google Buzz for Mobile Now Works on All Android Handsets

Google has announced today that their Google Buzz service is now available on all Android handsets.  Up until now Buzz was only available to users with 2.0 or higher.  While this might not be the same as having a handy…

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AT&T Looking to Hire Senior Software Engineer

AT&T has a posting over on CrunchBoard which shows the carrier looking to hire a software engineer to help develop and market Android-related devices. The position they are filling is based out of the Santa Clara office and duties would…

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Fring is First to Market with Video Calling for Android

Fring is only too excited to share the news today that they are the first company in the world to offer video calling over IP for Android phones. They believe this could change the way people call each other, shop,…

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Fring is First to Market with Video Calling for Android

Fring is only too excited to share the news today that they are the first company in the world to offer video calling over IP for Android phones. They believe this could change the way people call each other, shop,…

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Acer Gets Official with ‘Stream’

Today finds Acer officially announcing their latest Android handset, the Stream. With a 3.7-inch AMOLED screen, Snapdragon processor, and Android 2.1, the Stream is designed for “demanding users who look for the best in entertainment”.
Acer has created a new…

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T-Mobile Announces Garminfone for June 9

T-Mobile USA has officially announced their Garminfone with a June 9th release through their website and select stores and authorized dealers.  Landing just in time for Father’s Day, the handset will be available for  $199.99 (after $50.00 mail-in rebate) with…

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Gameloft Keeps Getting it Wrong

Gameloft just doesn’t get it.  They’ve tried twice this month to launch their games for Android and appear to be working backwards.  This time around we’ve learned that the DRM and app protection is unlike anything we’ve seen on the…

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Rumor: Kyocera Zio M6000 Headed for Boost Mobile

Kyocera unveiled their Zio M600 over two months ago at CTIA yet we’re still waiting to hear which carrier will be offering the device.  The last time we checked in, it was rumored to be Sprint-bound with a $99 price…

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Samsung i897 Sounding More and More Like a Galaxy S


A few months back a few documents were listed on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group website for a Samsung i897 handset.  At the time it was found that the quad-band GSM device featured a 4.0-inch AMOLED screen, the TouchWiz 3.0…

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Dell’s 5-Inch Streak Hits UK in June, US in Summer

After months of waiting, Dell finally officially divulged their plans for the 5-inch Streak tablet today.  Starting next month, the “iPad Killer” will become available for customers in the UK through a variety of channels.  Dell plans to release the…

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Epicurious Brings Recipe App to Android

Award-winning food website, Epicurious.com has dropped their first application into the Android Market today.  The freely available Epicurious’ Recipes & Shopping List: On the Go and In the Kitchen provides users with the ability to browse and search the Epicurious.com…

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Monitor Your Security System on the Go with Alarm.com

Alarm.com, a big player in the mobile security and monitoring game, has released their application for Android handsets.  Available immediately, customers with Android 1.6 or higher can and/disarm a security system, check motion activity, or watch live video while on…

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Bluetooth SIG Leaks Motorola XT502 “Greco”

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has given us our first (tiny) glimpse at yet another Motorola smart phone.  Known as the XT502, the phone may also go by the codename of ‘Greco’.  The picture associated with the product detail…

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Vlingo Debuts in Android Market

Vlingo Corporation has formally announced the availability of their first Android widget application today.  Called Vlingo for Android, it lets users speak to their handset in order to get it to carry out commands.  For example, one could press widget…

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