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Introduction & Performance

We’ve already written numerous articles about the highly anticipated, “new-and-improved” Motorola Droid Bionic that is soon heading to Verizon. Regular readers may... recall the Bionic was postponed for ‘enhancements’ and, most recently, gave you a sneak peak at its upcoming specs. Of course, many of you smartphone savvy types are likely asking yourselves two qu...

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At first, they said no Gingerbread. And now, it’s a yes for Gingerbread. Talk about the mixed signals that HTC is sending out to ardent fans of its Android devices–all within just 24 hours.

Just... this week, HTC announced on its Facebook page that it was caught between the devil and the deep blue sea over which to give up: HTC Sense or Gingerbread. The initial reason for HTC’s dilemma was the alleged mem...

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The time has come for Motorola DROID X owners to be happy (or happier, if that’s the case). Especially if you’re addicted to movie flicks streamed over the Web, you’ll love hearing... about the Netflix app’s most recent update.

Although the Motorola DROID X is almost a year old on the market, running the Netflix app on the device has been nothing but difficult. But, th...

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Google plans to release a special sticker that will allow phones without built-in near field communication (NFC) capabilities to access the Google Wallet app. This intermediate solution was revealed... during the Q&A that was part of Google Wallet’s press launch and demo last May 26 in New York City.

The app virtualizes a user’s Citi MasterCard credit card or Google Prepaid Card by sto...

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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...