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Lookout Android app helps police catch car thieves

Lookout Android app helps police catch car thieves

The Lookout Mobile Security app for Android has helped nab some bad guys, again. This time it happened in Peoria, Arizona with a couple of car thieves. Alexis Rojas and James Jasso Jr. decided that they would carjack a young woman at knifepoint and jack her car. The young woman's Android powered cell phone, ...

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Is Motorola getting ready to release a 16GB Xoom tablet?

Is Motorola getting ready to release a 16GB Xoom tablet?

According to a leaked screen shot, Motorola might be getting ready to release a 16GB version of the Motorola Xoom. According to the leaked image, the device could come with 3G and will be upgradeable to 4G just like the 32GB version. This news comes less than a month after Motorola released the Wi-Fi version of ...

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Acer Iconia Tab A500 launching on April 24 exclusively at Best Buy for $450

Acer Iconia Tab A500 launching on April 24 exclusively at Best Buy for $450

Acer has just announced the release date and pricing information for its Iconia Tab A500 tablet. The A500 will be available exclusively at Best Buy starting on April 24 and will sell for $450. The Iconia Tab A500 is a WiFi-only device. A similar tablet with 3G connectivity, the A501, will launch on AT&T later this ...

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HTC profits grow in Q1 thanks to Android popularity

HTC profits grow in Q1 thanks to Android popularity

HTC is having a good year, so far. The Taiwanese smartphone maker's profits for the first quarter of 2011 nearly tripled compared to Q1 2010. During Q1 of 2011, HTC's profits were at $511 million, $64 million more than what analyst had forecast. HTC's strong first quarter numbers are largely due to the demand ...

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Packard Bell to release the Liberty Pad, a 10.1 inch Honeycomb tablet

Packard Bell to release the Liberty Pad, a 10.1 inch Honeycomb tablet

Say hello to the Packard Bell Liberty Tab. The Liberty Pad is another tablet that will be running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). It will feature an Nvidia Tegra 2 dual-core processor, 10.1 inches, HDMI out, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, and other specs similar to the current Honeycomb ...

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Verizon to discontinue one-year contracts starting on April 17

Verizon to discontinue one-year contracts starting on April 17

A newly leaked internal document from Verizon shows that the company is planning on discontinuing one-year contracts effective April 17. According to the document, Verizon is discontinuing the one-year contract policy because it's not a popular option amongst customers. The document also notes that it will simplify ...

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Android to dominate worldwide smartphone OS market by end of 2012

Android to dominate worldwide smartphone OS market by end of 2012

According to Gartner Inc., an information technology research and advisory company, Android will become the most popular smartphone operating system by the end of 2011 with a 38% market share. Android's growth will continue to grow, and by end of 2012, that number should increase to a whopping 49%. By the end ...

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Verizon Galaxy Tab to receive update

Verizon Galaxy Tab to receive update

Good news for you Galaxy Tab owners on Verizon's network. You will soon receive an OTA upgrade for your Galaxy Tab. The update is called EC02 and should resolve a few issues and make the Galaxy Tab slightly better. Here is what this update brings: Web browsing and data access Enhanced browser ...

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Take a look at the HTC Incredible 2 for Verizon

Take a look at the HTC Incredible 2 for Verizon

It's no secret that HTC is working on an Incredible 2. The original Incredible has reached its end of life and Verizon is working hard to get rid of its stock in order to make room for its big brother, the HTC Incredible 2. The Incredible 2 is supposed to launch on April 28 according to a leaked roadmap. The ...

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Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

Wi-Fi Motorola Xoom now available in Canada

The Wi-Fi version of the Motorola Xoom is now available for everyone to purchase in Canada. Motorola made the announcement today via press release. The Wi-Fi Xoom that was just released features the same specs as the 3G version, sans the Wi-Fi, of course. Pre-orders for the Xoom in Canada began a few weeks ago ...

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Andy Rubin addresses recent concerns about Honeycomb

Andy Rubin addresses recent concerns about Honeycomb

Andy Rubin, VP of engineering at Google, decided to ease everyone's mind on the status and future of Android. As you may know, there have been some recent stories about Android that had some people worried. On March 24, Business Week published an article that stated that Google was going to lock Honeycomb down ...

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Analyst claims Motorola only sold 100,000 Xoom tablets

Analyst claims Motorola only sold 100,000 Xoom tablets

According to an analyst at Deutsche Bank, the Motorola Xoom has only sold approximately 100,000 units since its release on February 24. Nobody knows for sure how many Xooms have been sold since its release; Motorola has not provided any figures as of today. Hopefully, we'll learn the true numbers during their next ...

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T-Mobile Deploys HSPA+ Network in 10 More Cities

T-Mobile Deploys HSPA+ Network in 10 More Cities

I'll tell you what, say what you want to say about T-Mobile not being great but they are working hard on upgrading their network and just added HSPA+ network to 10 additional cities: Anderson, Indiana Battle Creek, Indiana Benton Harbor, Indiana Jackson, Michigan Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado ...

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Samsung To Release Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab on April 10th for $349.99

Samsung To Release Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab on April 10th for $349.99

The tablet wars keeps heating up as Samsung just announced the release of a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Wi-Fi on April 10th which is four days from today. this tablet will be available online and Brick and Mortar at authorized sellers for a very competitive price of $349.99. The Galaxy Tab announced just a week ...

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HTC Pyramid To Be Named HTC Sensation

HTC Pyramid To Be Named HTC Sensation

We reported last week that HTC will be having an event in London on April 12th to make announcements about maybe the release of the HTC Pyramid and the HTC Evo 3D. The HTC Pyramid will be featuring the 1.2GHz Snapdragon processor,the 4.3″ display and the front-facing camera, all of that along with the latest ...

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Boost Mobile Will be Releasing The Samsung Galaxy Prevail

Boost Mobile Will be Releasing The Samsung Galaxy Prevail

Samsung and Boost Mobile have both announced the release of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail. The Prevail is the first Android device sold by Boost Mobile and will be running Froyo and will be sold for $179.99. Boost Mobile customers will be able to enjoy this "entry level" but good Android phone and at $50 a month ...

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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 bootloader cracked

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 bootloader cracked

The bootloader for the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has been cracked by the fine folks over at XDA-Developers forums. This is a series of great news for Xperia X10 owners. Sony first reported that they wouldn't update the Xperia X10 to Gingerbread and that it would remain at Android 2.1. They later had a change of ...

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Motorola’s Latest Dual Core Devices Xoom and Atrix 4G: Not Selling Well

Motorola’s Latest Dual Core Devices Xoom and Atrix 4G: Not Selling Well

James Faucette, a Pacific Crest analyst, claims that Motorola Mobility is struggling to sell their latest dual-core devices which are the Xoom and the Atrix 4G. The Xoom as you all know is Motorola's first Android tablet which comes equipped with the Tegra 2 dual core chip. The Atrix 4G is also the first in its ...

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