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Last week, Virgin Mobile impressed us Android lovers through by stating publicly that they wish to offer a “pure Android experience” on their devices and prefers them to be Android virgins. In... other words, they don’t want any UI skins on their devices.

A spokesperson from Virgin Mobile even said:

“Virgin Mobile USA aims to make available devices that allow the...

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Touchable technology, unveiling soon – the Andy Pad. The Andy Pad is a new avant-garde tablet running the most recent open source Android OS. Apparently, its features will “bring world of mobile... technology to a new level” and it promises to rock the Android world. If you are a casual techie, a game aficionado or even a business-minded person, then apparently, this could be a good fit for yo...

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Lately, new malicious encryption and/or code – known as Plankton – was identified on the Android Market creeping in and around various apps, thanks to a security researcher.

Surprisingly,... it was found lurking inside some apps associated with Angry Birds. The one responsible for the code was smart enough to run it as a background service thus making it tough(er) to be detected. Once the...

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LG has been pretty quiet about the Optimus 3D for awhile now. The last that we heard of this hands-free smartphone was when LG announced it back at the Mobile World Congress. However, its time to get... our hopes back back up, because Amazon UK has recently put up a pre-order page with a release date for it.

The listing on Amazon puts the UK release for the Optimus 3D next week, specific...

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Recently, everyone’s been talking about Amazon’s planned line of Android tablets. Being one of the world’s biggest companies, and arguably one of... the best-positioned to introduced a new product to a market, there are a lot of rumors flying around about what exactly these tablets will bring to the table. After all, the tablet market is currently...

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The whole mobile industry is abuzz with excitement over Apple’s latest update to iOS. Some industry pundits are opining that, just like past iPhone updates, iOS 5 is simply playing catchup to... what Android already offers. Even Engadget has put Apple on the offensive, declaring the Samsung Galaxy S II “the best Android smartphone yet, but more importantly, [potentially] the best smart...

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The Motorola DROID X recently received Gingerbread upgrades. Now it’s time for the Motorola DROID 2 Global.

A Motorola employee vowed last month that an Android 2.3 Gingerbread update... for the Motorola DROID 2 Global should be coming before the third quarter of the year ends. The third quarter hasn’t even begun yet, and Motorola has already put out the upgrade for the DROID...

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If you’re one of those with ill-feelings towards the stock Android keyboard and have shifted to an alternative keyboard, you might want to give Swype 3.0 Beta a second chance–that is if... you’ve glossed over it before. Or, if you’ve ditched Swype previously in favor of “better” alternate keyboards, read on for some new features that might make you want to pick...

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Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has finally realized that tablets will soon be replacing netbooks, and so it plans to unleash a total of 3 tablets before the summer sun sets. The company is targetting... the U.S. market with its planned release of 2 Android tablets and a third one running Microsoft’s operating system.

The two Android tablets will be running Honeycomb and will sport 10-inch displa...

VIZIO NEW TABLET AND PHONE

One of the hallmarks  of Android is that it is used in many cheap tablets and phones. Admittedly this is mostly because of Android’s semi-open nature. However, this has greatly helped... in the operating system’s market penetration. Well, if there’s anyone who knows about being cheap and affordable, it’s Vizio. The US-based manufacturer of cheap electronics has made...