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The year of the superphone has finally arrived. We’ve seen a lot of powerful phones come in this year from all the major manufacturers. These aren’t your run of the mill, entry-level handsets... – no sir. These are dual-core, Gingerbread packing nerdware that boast immense screen sizes and blazing fast performance.

These are only for the most discerning Android lovers so if you need to as...

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Introduction

Welcome to Android Authority’s review of the Virgin Mobile LG Optimus V. The Optimus V is one of the Optimus One line of phones which has graced every carrier in the USA, as well... as set sales records for LG. The fact that they sold one million phones in 40 days is no surprise to me anymore, as soon as I opened the package I knew why it sold so well. Read on to find out more a...

Android-Firewall

We’ve always been big proponents of security here at Android Authority, and talked about the Security Architecture of Android in a piece previously. There’s been a lot of discussion lately... about the level of security on Android and the iPhone, and for good reason. Most of us have a significant amount of personal information on our mobile devices, and mobile security is likely to become an...

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About time Apple and Android learned to play nice. Don’t think this software is being made by Apple though, they won’t have any of it. Like most true software innovations that occur, this... nifty piece of software has been created by a group of top-notch developers. The folks over at Eltima Software, developers of SyncMate software, have finally liberated Mac users to be able to sync thei...

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Today, i’ll be comparing the Google Nexus S 4G vs Motorola Atrix 4G vs the HTC EVO 3D. This started out as a Pros and Cons for my own personal reference being that I’m now eligible for... my 2 year upgrade pricing on my Sprint line. So take this Pros and Cons list knowing that its my opinion, and subjected to my taste in phones. But I thought you guys might like the spec and feature c...

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There comes a time in someone’s life when he (or she) needs to grow up and upgrade to a new and better phone. Yes, that nice, sturdy block that is your current Android phone performs quite remarkably... well but it seems… lacking. The small(ish) screen, the scratched up screen and the not-so-stellar battery life just doesn’t cut it anymore. You want something better, faster, smarter.

With...

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Alright fellow Android Superphone followers, here it finally is – Android Authority’s Extreme Superphone Standoff: the Samsung Galaxy S II vs. the HTC EVO 3D. We review and compare all of... the important areas below. Read on to find out which one is the victor!

Form & Design

Aesthetically, we have to say they are both remarkable looking devices. To think how far we have come...

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The Android Honeycomb defeatists have already declared the Xoom a flop. While this might be true in financial circles, where savvy investors are looking for the companies that offer the best combination... of high margins, and willing hordes of zombie like consumers foaming at the mouth for the latest product they release, Android users a bit too smart for this nonsense. Thankfully, a company called Asus ha...

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Today we’re going to be taking a detailed look at the Motorola CLIQ 2 from T-Mobile.  I’ll do a quick run through of the hardware specs then I’ll get to the most important parts of... our in depth review which details some of the differences that differentiate the Motorola CLIQ 2 over its Android competitors.

Be sure to check out our in-depth hands on video review below

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The mobile OS wars heat up with the recent update of Apple’s iOS to version 4.3. (boo!) While this software upgrade for the iPhone does give the fruit-named company a big boost in features, how... does it really stack up against the latest and greatest snack-themed Android version? Let’s have a look:

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread NFC-support: Provides short-range peer-to-peer interaction...